Our November 2003 meeting was held at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, USA. As of this meeting, 802.11 membership consists of 454 voting members, and 107 nearly voters.
These Letter Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting:
- LB61: Recirculation Letter Ballot for 802.11i Draft 6.0. It passed with a vote of 257 : 21 : 21. The ballot had a 93% return and 92% approval.
- LB62: Recirculation Letter Ballot for 802.11i Draft 7.0. It passed with a vote of 264 : 14 : 21. The ballot had a 93% return and 95% approval.
- The working group approved forwarding 802.11e D6.0 to recirculation ballot. This motion was not approved in 802 Executive Committee.
- The working group approved forwarding 802.11i D7.0 to sponsor ballot.
- The working group approved forwarding 802.11j D1.2 to recirculation ballot. This motion was not approved in 802 Executive Committee.
Other WG activities:
- Document 00/331r7 was approved as the official Policies and Procedures of the 802.11 working group.
- The working group adopted adopt document 03/910r1 as the Working Group’s position regarding the Chinese WLAN standard, WAPI.
- 802.11h has been published by the IEEE Standards Association and is available for purchase.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- January 11th-16th, 2004 – The Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada
- May 9-14, 2004 -Irvine California
- September 2004 - Berlin, or Monterey, CA
- The working group approved the formation of a study group for 802.11 ESS Mesh.
- The working group approved the formation of a study group for Wireless Performance Prediction.
- The working group approved the extension of the Fast Roaming study group for another 6 months.
- The working group approved a motion to operate the 802.11 working group with a treasury. Al Petrick was appointed as the treasurer.
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
Project 802.11e, MAC Enhancements for Quality of Service 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 Project 802.11m, Maintenance PAR Project 802.11n, High Througput
WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee Publicity Publicity Committee
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place November 10 - 14, 2003 – Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:
IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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