FW: Reflector and activities for ECSG on TV Whitespace
The TV Whitespace ECSG is kicking off its activities. Matt Sherman is Chairing this group. Conference calls have been scheduled for every two weeks starting from Dec 2.
If IEEE does end up supporting multiple technologies in this space there may be a need for supporting handovers between them. Please feel free to join this group and participate.
From: ***** IEEE 802 Executive Committee List ***** [mailto:STDS-802-SEC@ieee.org] On Behalf Of Sherman, Matthew J. (US SSA)
Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 5:27 AM
Subject: [802SEC] Reflector and activities for ECSG on TV Whitespace
The reflector for the IEEE802 Executive Committee Study Group (ECSG) on
TV Whitespace is now active. This reflector has been set up so that we
don't overburden the EC reflector with traffic for that group. I ask
IEEE802 Working Group Chairs to forward this information to their
working groups so that they are aware that this reflector now exists and
can participate in the ECSG if desired. I will forward this notice to
others outside of IEEE802 I know are interested. Please feel free to do
I plan to conduct most of the planning activities for the ECSG on TV
Whitespace via this reflector.
To subscribe to the Whitespace reflector please go to:
The process is pretty intuitive, but if you need assistance, please go
As previously announced, a series of teleconferences is planned (every 2
weeks) starting on December 2nd at 1 PM EST.
The call in for the teleconference on Dec 2nd is:
Toll Free Dial In Number: (866)205-4008
Int'l Access/Caller Paid Dial In Number: (801)886-8167
ACCESS CODE: 6336344
Security Code: 802
No webex is currently planned for the first meeting (but may be added).
Future meetings may use a different call-in / webex, but this will be
announced on the reflector.
Currently planned agenda:
Review / Approve Agenda
Review IEEE patent policy
Review purpose of ECSG and teleconferences
Discuss how best to address tasks assigned to the ECSG:
Assess the impact of the FCC White Space R&O on IEEE 802 activities
Identify Use Cases of TV White Space Spectrum
Identify what functions may be common across 802 technologies
Begin technical discussion on how to enable coexistence between various
802 technologies in the shared TV white space spectrum
Prepare a Tutorial for March Plenary
Make recommendations to 802 EC by March 2009 on next steps
If this agenda is not completed, it will be continued the following
teleconference. I'm not expecting to accept contributions for the ECSG
until the second teleconference. A shared area for posting of
contributions is being prepared and will be available shortly.
Please let me know if you have any comments / questions concerning this
Chair, IEEE 802 ECSG on TV Whitespace
1st Vice Cahir, IEEE 802
Office: +1 973.633.6344
Cell: +1 973.229.9520
Fax: +1 973.633.6004
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