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Proposed PAR: Air Interface for Fixed Broadband Wireless AccessSystems including License-Exempt Frequencies [PDF version]

[Sorry: I forgot to mention that a PDF version of the PAR is also available

802.16 hereby notifies the 802 Executive Committee of a proposed PAR 
for consideration at the 6-10 November LMSC Plenary Session. The 
project is proposed as an Amendment (Supplement) to the 802.16.1 
project. The topic is "Air Interface for Fixed Broadband Wireless 
Access Systems including License-Exempt Frequencies."

The PAR was drafted by 802.16's Wireless High-Speed Unlicensed 
Metropolitan Area Network ("WirelessHUMAN") Study Group 
<>, which was approved by the 802 SEC on 9 
March and renewed on 13 July.

The Study Group, under the chairmanship of Durga Satapathy 
<>, met during 802.16 sessions 
in May, July, and September. Submission of the PAR was approved by 
802.16 on 15 September by a vote of 23 for, 1 against, 4 abstain.

The PAR can be found at <>.
The Five Criteria are posted at <>.

We look forward to your constructive comments, which we welcome any 
time. I remind you that, in accordance with the 802 Rules, written 
comments are due to 802.16 by 5 pm on Tuesday, 7 November. 802.16 
will have until 5 pm on Wednesday, 8 November to submit a revised PAR 
for consideration at the Thursday night Executive Committee meeting.



Dr. Roger B. Marks  <>
Chair, IEEE 802.16 WG on Broadband Wireless Access <>
National Wireless Electronic Systems Testbed (N-WEST) <>
National Institute of Standards and Technology/Boulder, CO 
tel: +1 303 497 3037  fax: +1 303 497 7828