Our July 2004 meeting was held at the Portland Hilton, Portland, Oregon, USA. As of this meeting, 802.11 membership consists of 350 voting members, and 146 nearly voters.
These Letter Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting:
- LB69: Affirmation of WG Plenary vote to approve WPP SG PAR and 5C. It passed with a vote of 329 : 18 : 27. The ballot had a 68% return and 95% approval.
- LB70: Affirmation of WG Plenary vote to approve WAVE SG PAR and 5C. It passed with a vote of 330 : 24 : 20. The ballot had a 68% return and 93% approval.
- The working group approved forwarding of 802.11e D9.0 to sponsor recirculation ballot .
- The working group approved forwarding of 802.11j D1.6 to sponsor recirculation ballot.
- The working group approved forwarding 802.11k D1.0 to WG letter ballot.
- 802.11i was approved by the IEEE Standards Board on June 24th, 2004.
Other WG activities:
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
- The Working Group approved the new Policies and Procedures document 04/510r0.
- The working group reaffirmed the vote from May to form a new study group on Access Point Functional Descriptions.
- The working group approved the formation of a new study group on Management and Control Frame Protection Functions.
- The working group approved motions by TGe and TGj to conduct meetings to resolve comments on their respective sponsor recirculation ballots. These meetings will be announced on the reflector.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- September 12-17, 2004 - Berlin, Germany (Registration now open)
- January 16 - 21, 2005 - Monterey California.
- May 15-20 - Sydney, Australia
- September 19-23, 2005, Boston,
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 Throughput Project 802.11p, Wireless Access in the Vehicular Environment (Study Group)
Project 802.11r, Fast Roaming Fast Handoff Project 802.11s, Mesh Networking
Project 802.11t, Wireless Performance Prediction
WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee Publicity Publicity Committee WIEN SG Wireless Interworking With External Networks Study Group WNM SG Wireless Network Management Study Group
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place September 12th-17th, 2004
at the Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany
See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:
IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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