Our January 2003 meeting was held at the Marina Marriott, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA. There were 180 people present at the (joint) opening plenary session, with 24 new participants. As of this week, there are 320 voters, with 109 nearly voters.
These Letter Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting.
- LB50 on 802.11g-D5.0 passed 256 : 34 : 18, 96% return, 88% approval.
- LB51 on 802.11e-D4.0 passed 228 : 47 : 21, 92% return, 83% approval
- LB52 on 802.11i-D3.0 passed 209 : 65: 21, 92% return, 76% approval
- LB53 on 802.15.2 D07 passed 184 : 22 : 58, 77% return, 89% approval
New Letter Ballots:
The working group passed a motion on behalf of TGg to conduct a 15-day Working Group recirculation ballot on Draft 6.1 of IEEE 802.11g with an opening date of January 20, 2003 and a closing date of February 6, 2003. The WG voted to conduct a Sponsor Ballot on Draft 6.1 of IEEE 802.11g targeted starting date of February 7, 2003, following the successful completion of the 15-day Letter Ballot.
The working group passed a motion on behalf of the High Throughput Study Group to conduct a WG Letter ballot to approve 02-798r2 (PAR) and 02-799r2 (5 Criteria).
Other WG activities:
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- May 12-16, 2003, in Singapore. Hosted by Cisco.
- September 2003 – Location TBD. Considering Ottawa, Canada
- January 2004 – Vancouver Hotel.
- The working group passed a motion to request an 802 ExCom e-mail ballot on the question of conditional approval to forward to sponsor ballot (Procedure 10) Draft 6.1 of IEEE 802.11g..
- The working group passed a motion to request publication of draft 6.1 of IEEE 802.11g immediately following the January 2003 session.
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
- The reaffirmation Sponsor ballot on 802.11-1999 passed 68 yes, 2 no, 5 abstain, 97% approval
- The working group passed a motion to accept the resolutions on the reaffirmation Ballot as found in doc 03-117. This motion also initiated a recirculation Sponsor Ballot, and put the reaffirmation on the March RevCom agenda.
Project 802.11e, MAC Enhancements for Quality of Service Project 802.11f, IAPP Inter Access Point Protocol Project 802.11g, Higher Rate Extension to 802.11b Project 802.11h, SMa - Spectrum Managed 802.11a Project 802.11i, MAC Enhancements for Security Project 802.11j, 4.9 GHz - 5 GHz Operation in Japan Project 802.11k, Radio Resource Measurement of Wireless LANs High Throughput Study Group, WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee Publicity Ad Hoc Group
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place at the Hyatt Regency DFW
Airport, the week of March 9, 2003. See IEEE
802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:
IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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