Our May 2004 meeting was held at the Hyatt Regency Garden Grove, Garden Grove, California, USA. As of this meeting, 802.11 membership consists of 548 voting members, and 125 nearly voters.
These Letter Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting:
- LB68: Recirculation Letter Ballot for 802.11j Draft 1.4. It passed with a vote of 273 : 13 : 24. The ballot had a 69% return and 96% approval.
- The working group approved forwarding of 802.11e D8.0 to sponsor ballot at the March 2004 meeting. This ballot has not yet closed, and will be extended until a 75% return has been achieved.
- The working group approved forwarding of 802.11i D10.0 to NesCom for final approval.
Other WG activities:
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
- Task Group N has issued a call for proposals. The deadline for notification of intent to present is June 18, 2004.
- A IEEE Executive Committee policy regarding voting status was instituted in 802.11. New members who have met the requirements for membership must send an email request to the chair specifically requesting voting rights. All current voting members must also send an email request to maintain their voting rights. Details have been posted to the 802.11 reflector.
- The 802.11 Working Group response to the IETF CAPWAP committee was approved as document 04/473r3.
- The Working Group Policies and Procedures have been updated to the current year, in document 04/510r0. They will be voted for approval in July 2004
- The working group voted to form a new study group on Access Point Functions and Behaviors.
- The working group approved the PAR and 5 Criteria for the WAVE study group and the Wireless Performance Prediction (WPP) study group. These decisions will be reconfirmed with 15 day Letter Ballots.
- NesCom approved the PAR of the Fast Roaming Study Group, which becomes Task Group R.
- NesCom approved the PAR of the Mesh Networking Study Group, which becomes Task Group S.
- NesCom approved the PAR modification of Task Group M, for the creation of 802.11m-revA.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- September 12-17, 2004 - Berlin, Germany
- 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
WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee Publicity Publicity Committee WPP SG Wireless Performance Prediction Study Group 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 July11 - 16, 2004 – at
Portland Hilton, Portland, Oregon, USA
See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:
IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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