RE: [802SEC] URGENT *** EC ELECTRONIC BALLOT*** Please respond immediately, due to regulatory deadline ...
Approve with or without the edit, though I would prefer inclusion of
Rogers recommended change.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
> Roger B. Marks
> Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2004 6:01 AM
> To: Stevenson, Carl R (Carl)
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [802SEC] URGENT *** EC ELECTRONIC BALLOT***
> Please respond immediately, due to regulatory deadline ...
> I approve, with the following editorial comment: The letter should
> additionally reference IEEE Std 802.16, without which the reference
> to IEEE Std 802.16a is incomplete.
> I'd like to thank Carl for his extraordinary effort on this.
> At 03:00 -0500 04/03/18, Stevenson, Carl R \(Carl\) wrote:
> >Dear EC Voting Members,
> >Paul Nikolich has delegated the conduct of the following EC
> >electronic ballot to me, due to extraordinary circumstances.
> >While the ballot is *technically* a 10 day EC electronic ballot, as
> >a practical matter there is a deadline of 0600 EST Friday, March
> >19th for filing the attached document with the ITU-R and I also need
> >time to coordinate IEEE-SA approval with Terry deCourcelle of the
> >IEEE-SA staff before transmitting it to the ITU-R Secretariat in
> >Geneva electronically.
> >Paul has ruled that this ballot will close as soon as it receives
> >100% voter response, providing that the last vote is not a "DIS",
> >since comments attached to a "DIS" vote could conceivably persuade
> >others to change their "APP" votes to "DIS" votes ... Please
> >remember that the ballot will not close without 100% response and
> >cast your vote promptly.
> >I profoundly apologize for the short notice - while I was not
> >presented with the substance of this document in a timely manner, I
> >believe that a timely submittal to the ITU-R is appropriate and
> >desirable in the interest of furthering the acceptance of IEEE 802
> >wireless standards in the ITU-R.
> >The attached document, for which I am seeking your approval, is
> >purely informational and non-controversial, but never the less
> >important to submit to the upcoming meeting of ITU-R JTG 6-8-9, and
> >I urge you to promptly cast your "APP" vote so that it may be
> >transmitted to Geneva in a timely fashion.
> >Note that the EC approval motion below is conditional on the
> >approval of the document by IEEE 802.18, which has not yet occurred
> >due to the late delivery of the substance of the document to me, but
> >that I fully anticipate that the document WILL be approved by 802.18
> >shortly after 0800 EST on Thursday, March 18th, when 802.18
> >reconvenes. I am submitting this conditional approval motion in
> >parallel solely in the interest of facilitating the meeting of the
> >filing deadline, and the document will NOT be transmitted to Geneva
> >without the approval of 802.18, the EC, and Terry deCourcelle of the
> >I have pre-coordinated with Jim Carlo on this and have his explicit
> >approval to send the document to the ITU-R *if* 802.18, the EC, and
> >Terry deCourcelle all approve.
> >I will also take steps to make sure that everyone possible
> >understands that, in the future, such late requests will not be
> >looked on favorably and will only be acted on in the most
> >exceptional of circumstances.
> >Follows the motion:
> >To approve the attached document, ieee-jtg689.doc, as an IEEE 802
> >document, conditional on the approval of IEEE 802.18, and to
> >authorize the Chair of IEEE 802.18 to seek approval from the
> >designated IEEE-SA officials to transmit the document to the ITU-R
> >Secretariat before the submittal deadline of 1200 Geneva time (0600
> >EST), on Friday, March 19, 2004 for consideration by the upcoming
> >meeting of ITU-R JTG 6-8-9.
> >Moved: Carl R. Stevenson, Chair, IEEE 802.18
> >Seconded: Buzz Rigsbee, Executive Secretary IEEE 802
> >Again, I apologize for submitting this ballot on such short notice,
> >but urge you to promptly cast an "APP" vote so that the document may
> >be transmitted to Geneva in a timely manner.
> >If you have questions for me regarding this motion or the document,
> >please seek me out or call me on my cellphone ASAP.
> >Regards and thanks in advance for your prompt cooperation and
> >assistance, as well as your tolerance and understanding,
> >Carl R. Stevenson
> >Chair, IEEE 802.18 Radio Regulatory Technical Advisory Group
> >IEEE Liaison to ITU-R
> >610-965-8799 (home office)
> >610-712-3217 (fax mailbox)
> >610-570-6168 (cellphone)
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> >Content-Type: application/msword;
> > name="ieee-jtg689.doc"
> >Content-Description: ieee-jtg689.doc
> >Content-Disposition: attachment;
> > filename="ieee-jtg689.doc"
> >Attachment converted: TiDrive:ieee-jtg689 1.doc (WDBN/MSWD)