It's party time!
During the period of July to September 2015, 802.11 will be celebrating
its 25th anniversary. The first meeting of 802.11 was its study group in
September 1990. We are holding a celebration event at our July 2015 802.11
session in Waikoloa, Hawai'i, and there will be a press campaign
simultaneous with the September 2015 802.11 session in Bangkok.
Travel for Hawaii session
If you are renting a car for the July 802.11 session, or would like a
ride in one, please consider the
Shared ride planner .
IEEE 802.11 Presentation
The publicity standing committee (PUB SC) have produced a presentation called
"What 802.11 is doing" intended to be used to
explain 802.11's current activities to those outside 802.11. This is now available on this
IEEE 802 STANDARDS AVAILABLE FOR
FREE DOWNLOAD !
The IEEE has made available IEEE 802 standards for free
download. Under this program, a standard may be downloaded for free six
months after the initial publication of the standard.
All relevant IEEE
802.11 Standard, Amendments, and Recommended Practices are listed here.
ACCESS TO 802 DRAFT STANDARDS
Draft standards are available from a number of sources:
- If you are a voting 802.11 member, go to the
members' area and
log in using the 802.11 members ID and password supplied to you by the
802.11 officers. Contact Adrian Stephens if you have
lost this. During an 802.11 session, attendees may access
802.11 draft standards from a local fileserver, regardless of their
- If you are an active member of one of the other 802 groups, you may be able to access the 802.11 members' area using the
same credentials used to access your own group. If
this doesn't work, ask your group's Chair to request access from the
802.11 Chair (Adrian
- Draft IEEE standards are, from time to time, made available for
purchase using the IEEE
store or Techstreet.
IEEE STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
The IEEE-SA has created an easy to use Online
web site that has a wealth of information that
details the whole standards process flow, from creation of the initial PAR, to
balloting to final draft, and beyond. It even includes, tutorials, and online
forms of the various processes evolved. This site is recommended for all
Members and Chairs involved.