Our Sept 2006 meeting was held at the Exhibition & Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. As of this meeting, the 802.11 membership consists of 453 voting members.
These Ballots concluded since the prior meeting:
- A recirculation ballot on 802.11k-D5.0 opened Sept 1, 2006 and closed Sept 16, 2006. It passed with 85% approval. (325 approve, 59 disapprove, 44 abstain)
These new Ballots were initiated from this meeting:
- The working group approved sending 802.11REV-ma draft 9.0 to sponsor recirculation ballot, followed by forwarding to RevCom under the conditional approval process.
- The working group approved a 15 day recirculation letter ballot of 802.11k-D6.0. Since the draft was not complete at the end of the meeting, this letter ballot will be preceded by a 15 day procedural letter ballot on the readiness of the draft for a letter ballot.
- The working group approved a 15 day recirculation letter ballot of 802.11r-D3.0.
- The working group approved a 40 day letter ballot of P802.11w-D1.0.
Other WG activities:
The consolidated working group and task group minutes for this meeting are available here.
- The Working Group passed a motion to form a Study Group to examine DLS operation with non 802.11e Aps and to examine power saving extensions to DLS with theintent to create a PAR and five criteria to form a new task group.
- The Working Group approved liaison letters 11-06/1113r2 to TIA TR 41.4, 11-06/1128r1 to ETSI TISPAN, 11-06/1538r1 to the IETF/BMWG, and 11-06/1127r1 to 3GPP SA3.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- January 14-19, 2007: Hilton London Metropole
- May 13-18, 2007: Montreal, Canada
- September 11-16, 2007: Hawaii, Hilton Waikoloa Village.
- Jan 2008 looking at Asian venues with all 802
- May 2008 back at Jacksonville
- Sept. 2008 looking at Monterey venue
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
Project 802.11k, Radio Resource Measurement of Wireless LANs Project 802.11m, Maintenance PAR Project 802.11n, High Throughput Project 802.11p, Wireless Access in the Vehicular Environment
Project 802.11r, Fast Roaming Fast Handoff Project 802.11s, Mesh Networking
Project 802.11T, Wireless Performance Prediction Project 802.11u, Wireless Interworking With External Networks
Project 802.11v, Wireless Network Management Project 802.11w, Protected Management Frames
Project 802.11y, Contention Based Protocol Study Group WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place November 12th-17th, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, TX, USA. -See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
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