Our January 2007 meeting was held at the Hilton London Metropole, London, UK. As of this meeting, the 802.11 membership consists of 325 voting members.
These Ballots were initiated since the prior meeting:
- Letter Ballot 91 was a Recirculation Letter Ballot for 802.11r-D4.0. It closed Dec 4, 2006. It passed with 92% approval. (335 approve, 30 disapprove, 70 abstain)
- Letter Ballot 92 was a letter ballot on 802.11p-D2.0. It closed Jan 5, 2007. It failed with 67% approval. (166 approve, 83 disapprove, 62 abstain)
- Letter Ballot 93 is for the approval of 802.11s-D1.0. The ballot closed Jan 6, 2007. It failed with 48% approval (128 approve, 138 disapprove, 36 abstain).
- Letter Ballot 94 was a recirculation letter ballot of 802.11y-D1.0. It closed Jan 6, 2007. It passed with 75% approval (182 approve, 59 disapprove, 61 abstain)
These new Ballots were initiated from this meeting:
- The working group approved a 15 day recirculation letter ballot of 802.11k-D7.0.
- The working group approved a 30 day letter ballot of 802.11n-D2.0 (contingent on approval of a 15 day procedural ballot).
Other WG activities:
The consolidated working group and task group minutes for this meeting are available here.
- The Working Group approved TGu liaison letter 11-07-0195-00-0000 to 802.21.
- The Working Group approved a study group to consider the matters raised in document 116r2 in
relation to the alignment of WMM to IEEE 802.11. This motion will be reaffirmed at the March meeting.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- May 13-18, 2007 - Montreal, Canada
- September 11-16, 2007 - Hawaii, Hilton Waikoloa Village.
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 March 11th-16th, 2007 at the Caribe Royale, Orlando, FL, USA. -See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
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