IEEE P802.11- TASK GROUP AH - MEETING UPDATE


Status of Project IEEE 802.11ah

Sub 1GHz

Task Group Chair:

Yongho Seok (LG Electronics)

Task Group Vice Chairs:

Alfred Asterjadhi (Qualcomm)

Zander Lei (I2R)

Task Group Editor:

Alfred Asterjadhi (Qualcomm)

Yongho Seok (LG Electronics)

Task Group Secretary:

Zander Lei (I2R)

 

Guiding Documents

Ad Hoc Group Chair

Document

Adopted a revision?

Specification Development Process

Dave Halasz (Motorola Mobility)

11/0239r02

R2 in March 2011

Use Cases

Stefan Aust (NEC)

11/0457r00

R0 in March 2011

Channel Models

Jim Lansford (CSR)

11/0968r01

11/0968r02

11/0968r03

R1 in July 2011

R2 in Nov. 2011

R3 in March 2012

Requirements

Minho Cheong (ETRI)

11/0905r03

11/0905r05

R3 in July 2011

R5 in Jan. 2012

Specification Framework

Minyoung Park (Intel)

11/1137r02

11/1137r03

11/1137r05

11/1137r06

11/1137r09

11/1137r10

11/1137r11

11/1137r12

11/1137r13

11/1137r14

11/1137r15

R2 in Sept. 2011

R3 in Nov. 2011

R5 in Jan. 2012

R6 in March 2012

R9 in May 2012

R10 in July 2012

R11 in Sept. 2012

R12 in Nov. 2012

R13 in Jan. 2013

R14 in March 2013

R15 in May 2013

 

Ad Hoc Sub Group

(See 11/0239r02 section 6 & 7)

Ad Hoc Sub Group Chairs

PHY Ad Hoc Sub Group

Ron Porat (Broadcom)

David Xun Yang (Huawei)

Minho Cheong (ETRI)

MAC Ad Hoc Sub Group

Simone Merlin (Qualcomm)

Yong Liu (Marvell)

Huai-Rong Shao (Samsung)

 

Timeline

 

IEEE 802.11ah PAR

 


Recent TGah submissions, including agendas and minutes, can be found here .

Past S1G Study Group submissions, including agendas and minutes, can be found here .


 

March 2014, Beijing, China

Achievements

The main achievement of this meeting was to address comment resolution on comments received on P802.11ah Draft 1.0, Working Group Letter Ballot 200. The draft is available in the members area. The timeline was reviewed and an Initial Recirculation Letter Ballot was updated to September 2014.

Comments on initial baseline draft text

TGah D1.0 LB 200 comments

Approval of minutes

14/0200r00 January 2014 f2f meeting minutes

14/0238r00 February 5th TGah teleconference minutes

14/0241r00 February 12th TGah teleconference minutes

14/0266r00 February 19h TGah teleconference minutes

14/0277r00 February 26th TGah teleconference minutes

14/0299r00 March 5th TGah teleconference minutes

14/0327r00 March 12th TGah teleconference minutes

Other

14/0218r07 March 2014 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

14/0453r00 March 2014 TGah closing report

11/0285r09 Timeline projection

 

Teleconferences

April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23th & 30th at 7 PM ET for 2 hours

May 7h at 7 PM ET for 2 hours

Comment resolution

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

May 2014 goals

Address comments received from Working Group Letter Ballot 200 and proceed to Second Letter Ballot.

 


January 2014, Los Angeles, CA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to 1) adopt some new leadership and 2) address comment resolution on comments received on P802.11ah Draft 1.0, Working Group Letter Ballot 200. The draft is available in the members area.

Officer elections

Yongho Seok: Task Group Chair

Alfred Asterjadhi: Task Group Vice Chair & Task Group Editor

Zander Lei: Task Group Vice Chair & Task Group Secretary

Comments on initial baseline draft text

TGah D1.0 LB 200 comments

Approval of minutes

13/1483r00 November 2013 f2f meeting minutes

13/1528r01 December 11th TGah teleconference minutes

14/0007r00 December 18th TGah teleconference minutes

14/0042r01 January 8th TGah teleconference minutes

14/0098r00 January 15th TGah teleconference minutes

Other

13/1527r11 January 2014 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

14/0170r00 January 2014 TGah closing report

 

Teleconferences

February 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th at 7 PM ET for 2 hours

March 5th & 12th at 7 PM ET for 2 hours

Comment resolution

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

March 2014 goals

Address comments received from Working Group Letter Ballot 200.

 


November 2013, Dallas, TX

Achievements

The main achievement of this meeting was to start comment resolution on comments received on P802.11ah Draft 1.0, Working Group Letter Ballot 200. The draft is available in the members area.

Comments on initial baseline draft text

TGah D1.0 LB 200 comments

Approval of minutes

13/1281r00 September 2013 f2f meeting minutes

13/1372r01 November 7th TGah teleconference minutes

Other

13/1265r08 November 2013 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

13/1472r00 November 2013 TGah closing report

 

Teleconferences

December 4th, 11th & 18th at 7 PM ET for 1.5 hours

January 8th & 15th at 7 PM ET for 1.5 hours

Comment resolution

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

January 2014 goals

Address comments received from Working Group Letter Ballot 200.

 


September 2013, Nanjing, China

Achievements

The main achievement of this meeting was to approve P802.11ah Draft 1.0 for Letter Ballot. Working Group Letter Ballot 200 was started on October 5th and ends on November 4th. The draft is available in the members area.

Comments on initial baseline draft text

TGah comment collection 9 comments

Approval of minutes

13/0928r01 July 2013 f2f meeting minutes

13/1128r00 September 11th TGah teleconference minutes

13/1031r00 September 4th TGah teleconference minutes

13/1010r01 August 28th TGah teleconference minutes

13/0993r00 August 21st TGah teleconference minutes

13/0966r00 August 14th TGah teleconference minutes

13/0962r00 August 7th TGah teleconference minutes

13/0940r00 July 31st TGah teleconference minutes

Other

13/0955r17 September 2013 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

13/1236r00 September 2013 TGah closing report

 

Teleconferences

November 7th, 10 AM ET for 2 hours

Comment resolution

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

November 2013 goals

Address comments received from Working Group Letter Ballot 200.

 


July 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Achievements

The main achievement of this meeting was to address comments received on the initial baseline draft text.

Comments on initial baseline draft text

TGah comment collection 9 comments

Approval of minutes

13/0622r01 May 2013 F2F meeting minutes

13/0707r01 June 19th TGah teleconference minutes

13/0763r01 July 10th TGah teleconference minutes

Other

13/0674r05 July 2013 Agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

13/0923r00 TGah July 2013 closing report

 

Teleconferences

July 31, 7 PM ET for 1.5 hour

Aug 7, 10 AM ET for 1.5 hour

Aug 14, 7 PM ET for 1.5 hour

Aug 21, 10 AM ET for 1.5 hour

Aug 28, 7 PM ET for 1.5 hour

Sept 4, 10 AM ET for 1.5 hour

Sept 11, 7 PM ET for 1.5 hour

Comment resolution

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

September 2013 goals

Proceed to Letter Ballot

 


May 2013, Waikoloa, HI

Achievements

The main achievement of this meeting was to approve an initial baseline draft text. The TGah task group approved a call for comments on the initial baseline draft text.

Approval of minutes

13/0443r00 March 2013 f2f meeting minutes

13/0499r00 May 8th 2013 teleconference meeting minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r15 Specification framework for TGah

Submission for initial baseline draft text

13/0500r01 Proposed TGah draft amendment

Other

13/0403r08 May 2013 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

13/0613r00 TGah May 2013 closing report

 

Teleconferences

June 19 at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

Review draft comment categorization. Request for volunteers on draft comments.

July 10 at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

Review unassigned comments.

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

July 2013 goals

Address comments on initial draft text.

 


March 2013, Orlando, FL

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework. The timeline was moved out two months during this meeting.

Approval of minutes

13/0155r00 January 2013 f2f tgah meeting minutes

13/0303r00 March 13th TGah teleconference minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r14 Specification framework for TGah

Other

13/0315r07 March 2013 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

13/0359r00 TGah March 2013 closing report

 

Teleconferences

May 8 at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

Prepare for May face-to-face meeting

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

May 2013 goals

Make progress on draft text

 


January 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework.

Approval of minutes

12/1452r00 November 2012 f2f TGah meeting minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r13 Specification framework for TGah

Other

13/0059r07 January 2013 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

13/0145r00 January 2013 closing report

 

Teleconferences

March 13 at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

Prepare for March face-to-face meeting

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

March 2013 goals

Make progress on draft text

 

 


November 2012, San Antonio, TX, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework. An initial draft text for the PHY was also presented. The timeline was reviewed and updated by extending by two months.

Approval of minutes

12/1213r00 September 2012 f2f TGah meeting minutes

12/1353r00 October 31st TGah teleconference minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r12 Specification framework

Other

12/1352r08 TGah November 2012 agenda

The agenda includes document numbers of presentations given during the meeting.

12/1413r00 November 2012 Closing Report

 

Teleconferences

January 9 at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

Prepare for January face-to-face meeting

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

January 2013 goals

Go further with draft text and continue with specification framework.

 

 


September 2012, Palm Springs, CA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework. The draft text was not started. However the task group is still targeting January 2013 for initial draft text.

Approval of minutes

12/0983r00 July 2012 f2f TGah meeting minutes

12/1105r00 September 12th TGah teleconference minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r11 Specification Framework

Specification Framework submissions

12/1080r00 SIG field of NDP probe request

12/1085r00 1 MHz SIG discussions

12/1102r01 SIG field ordering

12/1079r00 Partial AID

12/1093r00 System information update procedure for 11ah

12/1097r01 Reserve channel list in TGah

12/0656r01 Extended sleep mode for battery powered STAs

12/1106r00 A short header frame format

12/1122r00 Short MAC header signaling

12/0112r04 Supporting of the authentication association for large number of stations

12/0662r03 Block Ack transmission

12/1104r02 11ah interframe spacing values

12/0840r01 AP assisted medium synchronization

12/1092r00 4 bit CRC revisited

12/1100r01 mid crc in long beacon

12/1101r01 active polling

12/1083r01 sensor only bss

12/1084r04 tim and page segmentation

12/1086r02 tim for no buffered unicast trafic

12/1065r02 estimated battery life improvement by tfm2p

12/1089r00 frame classification based on mac header content

12/1103r00 sectorized beam operation

Other

12/1115r10 TGah September 2012 agenda

12/1129r01 TGah MAC ad hoc meeting Sept 2012

12/1147r01 TGah PHY ad hoc agenda September 2012

12/1178r00 September 2012 TGah closing report

 

Teleconferences

October 31 at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

Prepare for November face-to-face meeting

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

November 2012 goals

Get started on draft text and continue with specification framework.

 

 


July 2012, San Diego, CA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework. The draft text was not started. However the task group is still targeting January 2013 for initial draft text. A new Task Group Secretary volunteered at the end of the July meeting.

Approval of minutes

12/0724r00 May 2012 TGah meeting minutes

12/0841r00 July 11th TGah teleconference minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r10 Specification framework

Specification Framework submissions

12/0800r01 4 bit CRC for 1 MHz and 2 MHz modes

12/0596r01 SIG field 4 bit CRC

12/0816r01 Channel selection for TGah

12/0830r00 NDP probing

12/0831r00 Uplink channel access general procedure

12/0843r00 Restricted access window signaling for uplink channel access

12/0840r00 AP assisted medium synchronization

12/0409r06 Supporting low power operation

12/0823r00 Target waketime

12/0834r00 Speed frame exchange

12/0867r00 Non TIM allocation

12/0877r02 11ah channel access enhancement

12/0860r00 Collision reduction

12/0892r00 Uplink data delivery

12/0837r02 Slot based power save improvement

12/0852r00 Sectorization for hidden node mitigation

12/0825r02 Smoothing bit and beam change indication bit

12/0832r02 SIG fields design of long preamble

12/0863r00 Distance issues

12/0851r03 Tail bits in 1 MHz SIG field

12/0833r01 csd table values

12/0838r00 Full beacon

12/0815r00 Q matrix requirement for 1 MHz -2 MHz detection

12/0818r00 11ah padding

12/0819r01 Preamble discussions

12/0842r02 Short beamforming report poll frame

12/0845r00 Max idle period extension

12/0859r00 Short BA

12/0861r00 EDCA parameters for 11ah

12/0857r00 Short MAC header design

12/0871r01 Spectrum access and Tx control for regulatory conformance

12/0872r01 Time freq measurement mechanism procedure

12/0848r00 NDP type PS poll frame

12/0890r00 TGah multi user aggregation PDU

12/0869r00 Active scanning for 11ah

12/0878r00 On channel switching in 11ah

12/0891r00 AID reassignment for TIM and non TIM modes switching

12/0881r00 PS mode enhancements with timing indication

Other

12/0879r10 TGah July 2012 agenda

12/0968r00 July 2012 closing report

12/0889r03 TGah MAC Ad hoc agenda July 2012

12/0895r02 TGah PHY Ad hoc agenda July 2012

 

Teleconferences

September 12th at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

Prepare for September face-to-face meeting

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

September 2012 goals

Get started on draft text and continue with specification framework.

 

 


May 2012, Atlanta, GA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework and hold the first MAC and PHY Ad Hoc subgroup meetings. The TGah officers were also re-elected. During this meeting, the timeline was reviewed with attention to when draft text would be available for an internal task group ballot. The projection put the timeline out by two months.

Approval of minutes

12/0468r00 March 2012 TGah meeting minutes

12/0605r00 May 9th TGah teleconference minutes

12/0504r00 April 18th TGah teleconference minutes

12/0495r00 April 11th TGah teleconference minutes

Requirements

12/0585r01 IEEE 802.11ah and security

Specification Framework

11/1137r09 Specification framework

Specification Framework submissions

12/0069r05 Consideration on max idle period extension for 11ah power save

12/0657r01 Target PER at receiver sensitivity power level for use case 1g

12/0656r00 Extended sleep mode for battery powered STAs

12/0603r00 Repetition and interleaver design for mcs0 rep2

12/0595r00 Renaming 2 MHz preambles

12/0596r00 SIG field 4 bit CRC

12/0597r00 Editorial change on SIG field

12/0610r00 Non TIM stations in TGah

12/0612r00 Service type indication

12/0614r00 1 MHz mode PHY based power savings

12/0615r00 Considerations for early NAV indication

12/0618r00 listen interval for sensor devices

12/0617r00 NDP sounding

12/0363r02 Pilot sequence value

12/0343r03 Enhancement of low power medium access STAs

12/0112r03 Supporting of the authentication association for large number of stations

12/0619r04 Overlapping IEEE 802.11ah networks of different types

12/0624r02 Scheduled medium access for large low power bss

12/0627r01 Preamble format for 1 MHz beamforming

12/0606r01 Uplink channel access

12/0661r03 Enhanced uplink channel access for 11ah

12/0665r01 Prioritized ps poll transmissions

11/1230r01 802.11ah channel access improvement

12/0650r00 Grouping methodology

12/0370r02 TIM compression

12/0388r02 TGah efficient TIM encoding

12/0364r03 AID reassignment protocol

12/0613r00 US channelization

12/0643r00 Short CTS

12/0534r00  Summary of latest Japanese 920 MHz rules and conditions

12/0129r03 Short beacon

12/0110r08 Frame header compression

12/0646r00 Compressed MAC header

12/0609r00 Header compression

12/0662r02 Block Ack transmission

12/0645r01 Open loop link magin index for fast link adaptation

12/0409r05 Supporting low power operation

12/0608r02 Low power PS poll

12/0663r03 Low rate compatible BCC for IEEE 802.11ah lowest mcs

Other

12/0591r17 May 2012 agenda

12/0651r00 TGah sub groups

12/0602r01 TGah spec development process

12/0644r02 TGah MAC ad hoc agenda May 2012

12/0672r01 PHY adhoc agenda and report

12/0712r00 Closing report for May 2012

 

Teleconferences

June 6th at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

MAC Ad Hoc sub group

June 20th at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

PHY Ad Hoc sub group

July 11th at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

Prepare for May face-to-face meeting

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

July 2012 goals

Get started on draft text and continue with specification framework.

 

 


March 2012, Waikoloa, HI, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework and create a MAC and PHY Ad Hoc subgroups to draft text from the specification framework document.

Approval of minutes

12/0186r01 January 2012 TGah meeting minutes

12/0332r00 March 5th 2012 teleconference minutes

12/0218r00 February 13th 2012 teleconference minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r06 Specification framework

Specification Framework submissions

12/0110r06 Frame header compression

12/0342r00 Power efficient ps poll

12/0350r00 TGah coexistence assurance

12/0244r00 Experimental results of indoor path loss in actual European houses

12/0327r00 PS poll immediate ack enhancements

12/0328r00 PS poll enhancement

12/0326r01 Performance comparison of pp-mac and dcf

12/0329r01 Group synchronized dcf

12/0325r00 TIM enhancement with group bits

12/0370r00 TIM compression

12/0388r01 TGah efficient TIM encoding

12/0338r02 Deepsleep power saving mode to support a large number of devices

12/0349r02 DFT spreading OFDM options for 11ah phy enhancement

12/0324r02 short ack

12/0364r01 AID reassignment protocol

12/0363r01 Pilot sequence value

12/0348r02 1MHz STF issues

12/0400r00 Ack transmission

12/0112r02 Supporting of the authentication association for large number of stations

12/0374r02 Grouping for 11ah networks

12/0376r01 On the BSS max idle period

12/0362r00 On the 802.11ah performance

12/0365r01 MAC header compression

12/0369r00 32 FFT MIMO interleaver

12/0371r00 BF feedback and protocol

12/0373r00 BF frame format

12/0308r02 Revisit 2 MHz SIG field

12/0309r01 1 MHz waveform in wider BW

12/0407r01 Considerations for psmp enhancements

12/0420r02 Providing extended range with limited transmission power in 802.11ah network

12/0409r02 Supporting low power operation

Channel Model submissions

12/0352r00 Channel model document correction

Other

12/0360r14 March TGah agenda

12/0455r00 March TGah closing report

 

Teleconferences

April 11th at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

MAC Ad Hoc sub group

April 18th at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

PHY Ad Hoc sub group

May 9th at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

Prepare for May face-to-face meeting

 

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

May 2012 goals

Make further progress on Specification Framework. Start Ad Hoc sub groups

 

 


January 2012, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the Specification framework and the Functional requirements and evaluation methodology documents. The timeline was extended by 4 months.

Approval of minutes

11/1594r00 November 2011 TGah meeting minutes

12/0049r00 January 9th teleconference minutes

11/1622r01 December 12th teleconference minutes

Specification Framework

11/1137r05 Specification framework

Specification Framework PHY submissions

12/0091r00 Frequency drift in repeated transmission schemes

11/1483r02 Preamble for 2mhz and beyond

11/1484r06 PHY transmission flow

12/0098r01 Single stream pilots

11/1482r04 Preamble format for 1 MHz

12/0109r00 Short ack

12/0103r00 Sequence detection for parallel acks

12/0113r00 32 FFT interleaver

12/0115r00 32 FFT STF LTF Sequences

12/0090r01 PHY characteristics

12/0101r00 On the suitability of repetition for P802.11ah

Specification Framework MAC submissions

12/0094r03 MAC header design for small data packet

12/0119r00 Early ack indication

12/0130r00 Beacon reception of long sleeper

12/0069r02 Consideration on max idle period extension for TGah power save

12/0117r00 TIM operation

12/0127r01 Low power medium access

12/0129r02 Short beacon

12/0102r02 Enhanced power save for large BSS

12/0104r01 Fragmentation with A-MPDU

12/0107r02 Channel bandwidth indication and negotiation

12/0116r00 Low collision EDCA

12/0110r03 Frame header compression

12/0028r01 Power saving possibilities for networks supporting a large number of STAs

12/0112r00 Supporting of the authentication association for large number of stations

Specification Framework Channelization submissions

12/0092r01 Proposed US channelization for P802.11ah

12/0108r00 Channelization considerations for smart grid

12/0111r01 Singapore sub 1 GHz frequency bands and channelization for P802.11ah

Functional Requirements and Evaluation Methodology

11/0905r05 Functional requirements and evaluation methodology

12/0148r01 Uplink throughput performance of P80211.ah networks under OBSS scenarios

Other

12/0097r10 January 2012 agenda

12/0163r00 January 2012 closing report

 

Teleconferences

February 13th at 10 AM ET US for 1 hour

March 5th at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

Group desires to have a rolling teleconference call at Noon, 10 AM and 7 PM.

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

March 2012 goals

Make further progress on Specification Framework. Create Draft Text Ad Hoc Sub groups.

 

 


November 2011, Atlanta, GA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to update the specification framework and channel model documents.

Approval of minutes

11/1358r00 September 2011 TGah meeting minutes

11/1438r00 October 31th teleconference minutes

11/1376r00 October 10th teleconference minutes

Channel model submissions

11/1263r03 STA-STA pathloss model

11/0968r02 Channel model text

Specification Framework submissions

11/1489r01 Green field 11ac packet for tgah

11/1490r01 Repetition schemes for tgah

11/1422r00 Channelization of Korea

11/1516r00 US 1MHz channelization for 802.11ah

11/1535r00 US Channelization

11/1571r01 US Channelization and bandwidth considerations for 802.11ah

11/1502r02 11ah plcp preamble design

11/1482r02 Preamble format for 1 MHz

11/1483r01 11ah preamble for 2 MHz and beyond

11/1484r01 11ah phy transmission flow

11/1515r01 802.11ah offloading considerations

11/1511r00 Fairness of DCF

11/1512r04 MAC considerations for 802.11ah

11/1513r00 Traffic model for 802.11ah

11/1503r02 Short beacon

11/1455r00 802.11ah network outdoor deployment issues

11/1536r01 Joint coding and modulation diversity for 802.11ah

11/1550r01 Extend AID and TIM in support of 6000 STAs in 802.11ah

11/1137r03 Specification framework for tgah

Other

11/1501r05 November agenda

11/1577r00 TGah closing report for november

11/0285r02 Timeline projection

 

Teleconferences

December 12th at 7 PM ET US for 1 hour

January 9th at noon ET US for 1 hour

Group desires to have a rolling teleconference call at Noon, 10 AM and 7 PM.

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

January 2012 goals

Make further progress on Specification Framework

 

 


September 2011, Okinawa, Japan

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to adopt an initial specification framework document.

Approval of minutes

11/1098r00 July 2011 TGah meeting minutes

11/1141r00 August 22th teleconference minutes

11/1114r01 August 8th teleconference minutes

11/1226r00 September 12th teleconference minutes

Specification Framework submissions

11/1238r00 Channelization and bandwidth modes for 11ah

11/1175r03 11ah channelization discussion

11/1262r03 Performance analysis of China s1g spectrum

11/1294r00 Spec Framework text of 11ah bw modes

11/1296r03 Potential channelization for 11ah

11/1275r01 Spatial Stream Support in TGah specification

11/1311r00 Spec framework text for phy numerology

11/1318r00 Japanese channelization for 802-11ah

11/1320r01 11ah channelization of China

11/1329r01 Motions and sp on channelization for 11ah

11/1137r02 Specification framework for TGah

General

11/1230r00 802-11ah channel access improvement

11/1229r00 11ah m2m channel access performance

11/1255r00 DCF enhancements for large number of STAs

11/1254r00 Considerations on short packet transmission overhead

11/1205r01 Consideration on battery power alarm mechanism for IEEE 802-11ah framework

11/1204r01 Power saving mechanism consideration for 802-11ah framework

11/1248r00 Simulation study of the performance of dcf under heavy traffics for 802-11ah

11/1316r01 Considerations for 3g offloading use case

Functional Requirements and Evaluation Methodology

11/0905r04 TGah functional requirements and evaluation methodology

Other

11/1253r09 September 2011 agenda

11/1333r00 September closing report

11/0285r02 Timeline projection

 

Teleconferences

October 10th at noon Eastern US for 1.5 hours

October 31st at 10 AM ET US for 1.5 hours

Group desires to have a rolling teleconference call at Noon, 10 AM and 7 PM.

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

November 2011 goals

Make further progress on Specification Framework

 

 


July 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to 1) adopt an initial channel model document, 2) adopt an initial requirements and evaluation methodology document and 3) adopt some new leadership.

Officer elections

Joseph Teo Chee Ming: Task Group Secretary

Approval of minutes

11/0845 May meeting minutes

11/0978 July 11 teleconference minutes

11/0934 June 27 teleconference minutes

11/0895 June 20 teleconference minutes

Channel model submissions

11/0968 Channel model text

11/0960 Pathloss channel model considerations for 802.11ah

Functional Requirements and evaluation methodology

11/0905 Tgah functional requirements and evaluation methodology

11/0942 Discussion on 11ah peak throughput requirements

11/0957 S1G spectrum regulations in China

11/0972 More information on four Chinese bands

11/0974 Consultation summary of Japanese 920mhz band rules and conditions

11/0985 Performance evaluation of multiple stas authentication and association process

11/1019 Simulation large number of stas support

11/0973 Consideration of compatibility with 802.11v and 11k

Use cases

11/1033 Location

11/0971 Warning signal transmitting requirements in IEEE 802.11ah

11/0970 IEEE 802.11ah healthcare use cases

11/1011 Considerations on cellular traffic offloading use case in IEEE 802.11ah

11/1002 IPv6 for IEEE 802.11ah

Other

11/1006 July tgah agenda

11/1088 TGah July 2011 closing report

11/0285r01 Timeline Projection

 

Teleconferences

August 8th at 6:30 PM Eastern US for 1.5 hours

August 22nd at 6:30 PM Eastern US for 1.5 hours

September 12th at 6:30 PM Eastern US for 1.5 hours

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

September 2011 goals

Make progress on Specification Framework

 

 


May 2011, Palm Springs, CA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to 1) continue work on channel models, 2) start work on requirements and evaluation methodology and 3) adopt some new leadership.

Officer elections

Yongho Seok: Task Group Vice Chair

Minyoung Park: Task Group Editor

Approval of minutes

11/0486 Singapore 2011 meeting minutes

11/0652 May 2nd teleconference minutes

11/0574 April 25th teleconference minutes

11/0570 April 18th teleconference minutes

11/0569 April 11th teleconference minutes

11/0520 April 4th teleconference minutes

11/0495 March 28th teleconference minutes

Channel model submissions

11/0760 TGah outdoor channel models revised text

11/0724 indoor channel model

11/0579 channel model text

Functional Requirements and evaluation methodology

11/0810 selection of key requirement elements for baseline fr em

11/0685 S1G spectrum regulations

11/0804 Functional Requirements for Installation and Deployment related

11/0747 Discussion review of TGah functional requirements and evaluation methodology

11/0726 Data Rate Requirements for WiFi offloading

11/0725 Large number of STAs support

11/0779 Device Collective to Share Resources

11/0762 Station Group Management for 802.11ah

11/0673 Consideration of power saving for TGah functional requirement

11/0672 Network management consideration for functional requirement

Use Cases

11/0568 Industrial Channels of Usecase 1d/2

11/0763 Traffic Information Dissemination Use Case

Specification Framework

11/0707 Overview on TGah spec framework development

PHY

11/0753 DFT spread OFDM optimized for 802.11ah

Other

11/0708 May Agenda

11/0809 TGah closing report

 

Teleconferences

June 20th at 6:30 PM Eastern US for 1.5 hours  Channel Models

June 27th at 6:30 PM Eastern US for 1.5 hours  Requirements

July 11th at 6:30 PM Eastern US for 1.5 hours - Requirements

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

July 2011 goals

Make progress on Channel Models Document and approve initial document

Make progress on Requirements document

Continue with technical contributions

 

 


March 2011, Singapore

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to adopt a specification development process 11/239r2 and an initial use case document 11/457r0. The timeline projection was also updated per 11/285r0.

Officer elections

Minho Cheong: Requirements Ad Hoc Group Chair

Minyoung Park: Specification Framework Ad Hoc Group Chair

Approval of minutes

11/0207r01 January 2011 minutes

11/0353r00 March 7th teleconference minutes

11/0280r01 February 28th teleconference minutes

11/0269r00 February 21st teleconference minutes

11/0247r01 February 14th teleconference minutes

Selection Procedure submission

11/0239r02 Proposed selection procedure

Use Case submissions

11/0457r00 Potential compromise of 802.11ah use case document

11/0301r02 Categories of use cases and straw polls

11/0286r00 Categories of tgah use cases

11/0274r02 TGah list of use case submissions

11/0355r00 TGah sta analysis for smart grid use case

11/0323r00 Views on 802.11ah use cases

11/0299r00 TGah use cases summary and aggregated phy rates analysis

11/0341r02 Use cases discussion

11/0273r00 TGah use case ap power saving in smart grid

11/0268r00 Additional IEEE 802.11ah use cases

11/0260r01 TGah use case industrial process automation

11/0253r00 TGah use case outdoor environment monitoring

11/0244r01 TGah use case outdoor cellular traffic offloading

11/0243r01 TGah additional outdoor use case

11/0242r00 TGah use case temperature sensors

11/0241r00 Additional indoor use cases for 802.11ah

11/0017r05 Proposed IEEE 802.11ah use cases

11/0014r02 Supplemental use case in industrial infrastructural apps

Channel model submissions

11/0436r00 Path loss and delay spread models for 11ah

11/0361r00 indoor channel models for 802.11ah

11/0351r00 Reusing 11ah pathloss and delay spread models for 11ah

11/0272r00 Outdoor path loss models for 802.11ah

11/0261r00 Estimated delay spread in industrial plant

11/0251r00 Outdoor channel models for 802.11ah

10/1355r00 Fading on short range 900MHz

General

11/0350r00 Discussion on 11ah mac phy issues

Timeline

11/0285r00 Timeline projection

Other

11/0342r02 TGah March 2011 agenda

11/0460r00 March 2011 closing report

 

Teleconferences

March 29, April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2 at 9:30 PM Eastern US

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

May 2011 goals

Make progress on Channel Models Document. Stretch goal to adopt an initial document in May meeting.

Start on Requirements document and Specification Framework document

Continue with technical contributions

 

 


January 2011, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were to make technical submissions and start a discussion on a list of documents to guide the development of the specification.

Officer elections

Wongyu Song: Task Group Editor

Stefan Aust: Use Cases Ad Hoc Group Chair

Jim Lansford: Channel Models Ad Hoc Group Chair

Dave Halasz: Specification Development Process Ad Hoc Group Chair

Approval of minutes,

10/1394 Dallas 2010 meeting minutes

10/1427 December 6 teleconference minutes

11/0022 January 10 teleconference minutes

Use case submissions,

11/0017 Proposed IEEE 802.11ah use cases

11/0014 Supplemental use cases in industrial infrastructural apps

Regulatory submissions,

10/1420 Coexistence in 950mhz-958mhz in Japan

Channel model submissions,

10/1313 Channel Modeling for 802.11ah

MAC submissions,

11/0060 Low power capability support for 802.11ah

11/0046 AP power saving

11/0088 Association id management

OFDM submissions,

11/0009 OFDM and MIMO changes for TGah

11/0062 Introductory submission for TGah

10/1305 802.15.4g OFDM mode overview

11/0035 Coverage extension for IEEE 802.11ah

11/0069 TGah introductory proposal

Process submissions,

11/0184 802.11ah Spec Development Discussion

This submission contains useful straw polls and a motion on process.

11/0190 TGah next steps

11/0198 Call for technical contributions

The purpose of this submission is to continue to call for submissions from March onward.

 

Other documents

11/0066 January agenda

11/0202 January 2011 closing report

 

Teleconferences

February 14, 21, 28 & March 7th at 10 PM Eastern US

See telecons schedule on main IEEE 802.11 page for more details.

 

March 2011 goals

 

Continue with sub groups,

Use cases

Channel models

Specification development process

Agree on other sub groups that should be formed

Continue with technical contributions

Revise timeline

 

 

 


November 2010, Dallas, TX, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were,

Officer elections

Dave Halasz: TG Chair

Jae-Hyung Song: TG Secretary

OPEN: TG Editor

Some initial OFDM submissions were made,

802.15.4g OFDM

10/1305 802.15.4g OFDM mode overview

Re-banding and eight clocking

10/536 Clause17-2point5MHz

10/1314 Clause19 sub-10-MHz channel widths for S1G

Call for submissions made

10/1373 Call for proposals email

Initial submissions (overviews) due in January

Final submissions (draft text) due in March

 

Other documents

10/1298 TGah November Agenda

10/1374 TGah November Closing Report

 

January 2011 goals

 

Follow up on,

OFDM submissions, new and existing

10/1313 Channel Modeling for 802.11ah

10/1044 Use Cases

Regulatory follow up. For instance,

10/1206 Use of sub-GHz Frequencies in India

10/1217 FCC part 15 and Channel Widths

Any MAC changes needed? For instance,

10/1268 Low Power Consumption Opportunity in Sub 1 GHz

10/1299 Listen Interval Review

10/1326 BSS Max Idle Period and Sleep Interval

 


S1G SG - MEETING UPDATE


Status of S1G Study Group

Sub 1GHz

Dave Halasz, Chair


September 2010, Waikoloa, HI, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were,

Prepared for first Task Group Meeting in November,

Use Case submission, 11-10-1044-00-0s1g-use-cases.pptx

Possible MAC areas submission, 11-10-1045-00-0s1g-possible-mac-changes.pptx

 

Nescom meets on September 29th. So S1G SG met as a Study Group during the IEEE 802.11 September meeting.

 

Documents

Meeting minutes 11-10-1135-01-0s1g-september-2010-meeting-minutes.doc

Closing Report 11-10-1147-00-0s1g-september-2010-closing-report.pptx

Agenda 11-10-1046-01-0s1g-s1g-sept-2010-agenda.pptx

 

 

November 2010 goals

 

Submissions for,

Use cases

Channel model

etc

Submissions for presentation and for draft text

 


July 2010, San Diego, CA, USA

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were,

Plenary Review occurred,

Comments received in submission 10/871

Responses in submission 10/878

Further comments, with responses, are in submission 10/924

Motion to approve PAR and 5 criteria contained in 10/0001r13 approved in IEEE 802.11 S1G Study Group passed Yes: 16, No: 0, Abstain: 1.

Motion to approve PAR and 5 criteria contained in 10/0001r13 approved in IEEE 802.11 Working Group passed Yes: 53, No: 0, Abstain: 1.

Motion to send PAR to NesCom contained in 10/0001r13 approved in IEEE 802 LMSC Executive Committee passed Yes: 9, No: 4, Abstain: 2.

 

Nescom meets on September 29th. So S1G SG will continue to meet as a Study Group during the IEEE 802.11 September meeting.

 

Documents

Meeting minutes 10/949

 

 

September 2010 goals

 

Prepare for first Task Group meeting in November.

Submissions for,

Use cases

Channel model

Possible MAC changes

etc

 


May 2010, Beijing, PRC

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

Motion to approve PAR and 5 criteria contained in 10/0001r8 approved in IEEE 802.11 S1G Study Group passed Yes: 9, No: 0, Abstain: 1.

Motion to approve PAR and 5 criteria contained in 10/0001r8 approved in IEEE 802.11 Working Group passed Yes: 37, No: 0, Abstain: 1.

 

July 2010 goals

 

IEEE 802 EC approval process including Plenary Review

 


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