Our January 2005 meeting was held at the Hyatt Regency, Monterey, California, USA. As of this meeting, the 802.11 membership consists of 491 voting members.
These Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting:
- Sponsor Recirculation ballot of 802.11e-D12.0. Passed 107 : 5 : 12, with 95% approval, and 77% return.
- The working group approved forwarding of 802.11e D13.0 to sponsor recirculation ballot.
- The working group approved conducting a letter ballot on 802.11k D2.0.
Other WG activities:
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
- The working group is evaluating new documentation management software. One vendors proposal was demonstrated at the meeting.
- Revisions to the 802.11 Policies and Procedures document are underway. Changes since March 2004 are summarized in Document 05/0094r0. The current P&P is in document 04/510r0. These changes will be reviewed again in March, and voted on in July.
- Pat Calhoun is appointed chair of Task Group V.
- The working group approved the PAR and 5 Criteria from the ADS (Advanced Security) Study Group. When approved as a Task Group, it will go by the name "Protected Management Frames", which matches the PAR.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- May 15-20 - still TBD: First choice Cairns, Australia. Backup plan Huntington Beach, California
- September 19-23, 2005, Garden Grove, California.
- January 2006 - Considering Hawaii (Big Island or Maui)
Project 802.11e, MAC Enhancements for Quality of Service 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
WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee Publicity Publicity Committee
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place March 13-18, 2005 in Atlanta at the Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia. See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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