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Re: [802SEC] motion to approve contribution to ITU-R JTG 6-8-9

I confused by the answer below.
It is my understanding that the 2500-2690 MHz band is allocated to IMTS2000. What is the relationship to space services? I do realize that there is a proposed position to allow individual authorities to waive this allocation and use the band for other purposes. However, I am not aware of any space services sharing with terrestrial services proposals. I will appreciate any update on my understanding.
I also suggest an editorial change on the third paragraph of the "Introduction." The statement in the second sentence "....this standard will be a significant part of future broadband wireless services...."  is conjecture. It does seem necessary nor appropriate for one standards body to send another standards body conjecture.
I request that the complete sentence be deleted.
Finally were the 802.16e estimates included in the tables approved by the Task Group members?
I vote disapprove pending answers to my questions and editorial request.
Jerry Upton
In a message dated 1/3/2005 2:46:03 PM Central Standard Time, r.b.marks@IEEE.ORG writes:
Mike Takefman wrote and asked me "What is it you are trying to
achieve with the submission?"

Good question. Since this is not obvious, I'll copy the EC.

The submittal is intended for ITU-R Joint Task Group 6-8-9, whose
purpose is to prepare a draft addressing WRC-07 Agenda Item 1.9: "to
review the technical, operational and regulatory provisions
applicable to the use of the band 2500-2690 MHz by space services in
order to facilitate sharing with current and future terrestrial

In other words, they are studying issues related to the sharing of
this band between satellite and terrestrial services. One of the
specific topics includes "Characteristics of terrestrial systems". We
provided some initial information for their previous meeting, and
they they are looking for additional detail. That's what's in the

You can find more background information in:


Roger B. Marks wrote:
>I would like to put the following motion before the EC:
>"Motion: To approve IEEE L802.16-04/42r2, with the intent to submit
>to ITU-R as an IEEE contribution, subject to editorial revision."
>The document is available at:
>*802.18 Chair Mike Lynch would like to second the motion.
>*I am requesting that the EC ballot close on January 13 in order to
>make a submission deadline.
>*This is a followup to a "placeholder" contribution submitted to ITU
>by IEEE (via 802.18 and 802) in March 2004:
>I appreciate the EC's indulgence in reviewing this document, given
>the other ballots currently underway.
>Dr. Roger B. Marks  <> +1 303 497 7837
>National Institute of Standards and Technology/Boulder, CO, USA
>Chair, IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access
>        <>
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Michael Takefman    
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