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[802SEC] +++ ECM: IEEE P802.18 response to Ofcom consultation +++

Dear EC Members:


On January 23rd I sent out this ECM, asking for expedited response, which set the close date as January 28th; last Sunday. We received a total of eight votes.


There is still a chance that we can get this to Ofcom on time, if members vote today. IEEE 802.18 would appreciate your attention to this matter.


Rich Kennedy


From: ***** IEEE 802 Executive Committee List ***** [] On Behalf Of Richard Kennedy

Sent: 23 January 2018 16:02


Subject: [802SEC] +++ ECM: IEEE P802.18 response to Ofcom consultation +++



Dear EC Members,


At the January IEEE 802 Wireless Interim, members of the RR-TAG developed and approved responses to question from the Ofcom consultation on Fixed Wireless Spectrum Strategy. Although fixed wireless technologies are not represented in IEEE 802 standards, the spectrum implications potentially could have an impact, requiring us to respond.


The consultation:


The group approved, by a vote of 10/0/0. An r3 was created to help voters to navigate through the consequential responses. No changes were made to the approved text.


Before submittal, these approved responses will be put into the Ofcom consultation format.


Mr. Paul Nikolich has therefore delegated the conduct of the EC electronic ballot on the following motion to me.  As the closing date for the consultation is February 1, 2018, I am asking for an expedited review and approval.


Motion: Approve the responses in document as the IEEE 802 input to the Ofcom Fixed Wireless Strategy consultation, to be submitted to Ofcom on or before February 1, 2018 in their format.


Approved in the TAG 10/0/0


Moved by Rich Kennedy

Seconded by Adrian Stephens


Start of ballot:        Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Close of Early ballot: Sunday 28th January, 11:59PM ET


Early close: As required in subclause 4.1.2 'Voting rules' of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC) Operations Manual, this is notice that, to ensure the release is provided in a timely manner, this ballot may close early once sufficient responses are received to clearly decide a matter. Sufficient responses to clearly decide this matter will be based on the required majority for a motion under subclause 7.1.1 'Actions requiring approval by a majority vote' item (h), 'Other motions brought to the floor by members (when deemed in order by the Sponsor Chair)' of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC) Policies and Procedures.


Thank you.


Rich Kennedy

IEEE 802.18 Chair



Rich Kennedy
President & Chief Regulatory Officer
Unlicensed Spectrum Advocates
+1 (737) 202-7014


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