Our March 2003 meeting was held at the Hyatt Regency DFW Airport, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Texas, USA. There were 527 people present at the (joint) opening plenary session, with 121 new participants. As of this meeting, the 802.11 membership consists of 330 voters and 130 Nearly Voters.
These Letter Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting.
- LB54: The recirculation Letter Ballot on 802.11g-D6.1 passed with a vote of 285 : 7 : 18, 97% return, 98% approval
- LB55: The PAR and 5 Criteria for the High Throughput Task Group failed with a vote of 196 : 93 : 5, 89% return, 68% approval
New Letter Ballots:
- The working group passed a motion to conduct a letter ballot on 802.11J Draft 1.0 within 14 days following the close of the March 2003 session.
Other WG activities:
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- May 12-16, 2003, in Dallas, Texas. Registration is now open here.
- September 2003 –Week of September 15th in Singapore.
- January 2004 – Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
- The working group approved the PAR for Task Group M, the ongoing standard maintenance activity. TGm is chartered to make technical and functional corrections to the standard. The first document produced by 802.11m will be 802.11ma.
- In parallel with the TGm activities, the working group is conducting a "roll-up" of the 802.11 standard to incorporate editorial changes and outstanding amendments into a single document. This group will produce a document titled "802.11-1999 (2003 edition including 802.11d amendment)". The working group passed a motion to make Terry Cole the Technical Editor of 802.11, and include him in the Chairs Advisory Committee.
- The Sponsor Recirculation Ballot on the reaffirmation of 802.11-1999 closed on February 2nd. It passed with 92% approval.
- The task groups passed motions to empower them to conduct business at the May interim meeting.
- The working group passed a motion to submit the PAR and 5 Criteria for the creation of the High Throughput Task Group to the Executive Committee and NESCOM. The working group also passed a motion to extend the charter of the High Throughput Study Group through July 2003.
- The working group conducted an election of the chair of the High Throughput Task Group. Mika Kasslin, Bruce Kraemer, and Matthew Shoemake were nominated. After two rounds of voting, Matthew Shoemake was elected.
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 Swissôtel
The Stamford, Singapore, the week of May 11th-16th, 2003.
802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:
IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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