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[802SEC] Proposed PAR: P802.16.2a

802.16 hereby notifies the 802 Executive Committee of a proposed PAR 
for consideration at the 9-13 July LMSC Plenary Session. The topic is 
"Amendment to Recommended Practice for Coexistence of Fixed Broadband 
Wireless Access Systems" and the proposed number is P802.16.2a. The 
project is proposed as an Amendment (Supplement) to IEEE 802.16.2, 
which is on the RevCom agenda for approval on 13 June.

The PAR was drafted by an 802.16 Study Group that was created at the 
March Plenary. The Study Group, under the chairmanship of Phil 
Whitehead <>, met during 802.16's 
Session #13 in May. Submission of the PAR was approved at 802.16's 
Closing Plenary on 18 May by a vote of 20 for, 0 against, 1 abstain.

The PAR can be found at <>.
The Five Criteria statement is at 

Those of you involved in other coexistence projects should be aware 
that 802.16.2a, like 802.16.2, addresses only licensed operation. 
This problem is very different from coexistence in the unlicensed 

We look forward to your constructive comments. I remind you that, in 
accordance with the 802 Rules, written comments are due to 802.16 by 
5 pm on Tuesday, 10 July. 802.16 will have until 5 pm on Wednesday, 
11 July to submit a revised PAR for consideration at the Friday 
Executive Committee meeting.



Dr. Roger B. Marks  <>
Chair, IEEE 802.16 WG on Broadband Wireless Access <>
phone: +1 303 497 3037  fax: +1 303 497 7828