Our September 2005 meeting was held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove, California, USA. As of this meeting, the 802.11 membership consists of 511 voting members.
These Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting:
- Recirculation Letter Ballot 76 of P802.11REV-ma D3.0 was conducted August 8 - 19th, 2005. It passed with 397 approve, 20 disapprove, and 21 abstain, a 95% approval. There was an 81% return rate.
- Recirculation Letter Ballot 77 of P802.11REV-ma D4.0 was conducted September 9 - 19th, 2005. It passed with 411 approve, 15 disapprove, and 19 abstain, a 97% approval. There was an 82% return rate.
- The working group approved conducting a working group letter ballot on P802.11k-D3.0, which will conclude before the November Plenary meeting.
- The working group approved the forwarding of 802.11REV-ma draft 4.0 to sponsor ballot following ExCom approval.
Other WG activities:
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
- 802.11e was approved for publication by the IEEE Standards Board on September 22, 2005.
- The PAR and Five Criteria for the Contention Based Study group were approved, and will be forwarded to ExCom for approval at the November plenary. Approval will result in the creation of 802.11 Task Group Y.
- The working group adopted document 11-05-0967r4 as its position on WAPI and the ISO standardization of 802.11i.
- The 802 Wireless Architecture Sub-committee met for two evenings during the week.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- January 15 - 20, 2006 : Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, Hawaii (Big Island) . Registration at the reduced rate ends on November 1, 2005.
- May 14 – 19, 2006 : Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, FL.
- September 2006 is currently undecided. There is interest from the membership in selecting a venue in Asia, due to the tentative choice of London for the January 2007 interim.
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 Project 802.11w, Protected Management Frames
CBP SG, Contention Based Protocol Study Group WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee Publicity Publicity Committee
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place November 13th-18th, at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, BC., Canada. -See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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