Re: [802SEC] +++ 802 EC Email Ballot to Approve 802 Liasion Letter to China +++
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> [mailto:STDS-802-SEC@ieee.org] On Behalf Of Stuart J. Kerry
> Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 4:09 PM
> To: STDS-802-SEC@listserv.ieee.org
> Subject: [802SEC] +++ 802 EC Email Ballot to Approve 802
> Liasion Letter to China +++
> Dear EC Members,
> This is a 10 day email ballot to make a determination on the
> motion below:
> Motion: "To approve the proposed 802 Liaison Letter to
> China; per the text below". As per the minutes of the closing
> EC meeting in San Diego, CA, USA on July 21st, 2006.
> Moved: Kerry
> Second: Heile
> This ballot opens 12:59 PM ET Wednesday September 6th, 2006
> and closes when all voting EC members have cast a ballot but
> no later than 12:59 PM ET Saturday September 16th, 2006 if
> enough ballots have been cast for a decision to be made (more
> than 8 approves or disapproves).
> I thank Roger Marks and Bob Heile for their valuable edits to
> the text of the Draft Letter.
> ++++++ TEXT OF DRAFT LETTER ++++++
> IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee
> Roger B. Marks
> IEEE 802 China Liaison Official
> To: Zhou Baoxin, CCSA
> Lin Ning, CESI
> CC: . Wen Ku, MII
> . Liu Shuangqiu, SAC
> . Paul Nikolich, Chair, IEEE 802
> Subject: Update on IEEE 802 Activities
> Date: XX September 2006
> IEEE 802 would like to update you on some of its recent activities.
> The IEEE 802 Plenary took place in San Diego, CA, USA on
> 16-21 July 2006.
> The attendance was approximately 1300. For a high-level
> summary of the results, I refer you to the session reports at:
> Please feel free to circulate this information. We welcome
> your suggestions on how we can increase contacts and
> communications with Chinese standardization bodies, including
> at the detailed technical level.
> Some highlights are presented in the attachment. I would like
> to call your particular attention to the activities in the
> 802.1 and 802.15 Working Groups, since they are directly
> related to China.
> I would also like to inform you that the IEEE has decided to
> proceed with the development of an IEEE China Office, to be
> located in the Haidian District of Beijing. This
> "representative office" will primarily support the activities
> of the IEEE Computer Society and the IEEE Standards Association.
> IEEE 802 renews its invitation for collaboration in the
> development of networking standards, including wireless LAN
> standards. IEEE 802 appreciates the contributions that have
> been made to its progress by Chinese professionals and seeks
> enhanced participation by Chinese technical experts.
> It also welcomes information on the technical requirements of
> the Chinese government and marketplace.
> Best regards,
> Roger B. Marks
> IEEE 802 China Liaison Official
> Attachment: Update on IEEE 802 Activities
> * On 16-21 July 2006, in San Diego, CA, USA, IEEE 802 met
> in a Plenary
> Session, as it does each March, July, and November. This
> included meetings of Working Groups 802.1, 802.3, 802.11,
> 802.15, 802.16, 802.17, 802.21, and 802.22, as well as
> Technical Advisory Groups 802.18 and 802.19. The attendance
> was about 1300 people. For a high-level summary of the
> results, see < <http://ieee802.org/minutes/jul2006>
> http://ieee802.org/minutes/jul2006>. For information on
> future sessions, see < <http://ieee802.org/meeting>
> * The IEEE 802.1 Working Group on Higher Layer LAN Protocols <
> <http://ieee802.org/1> http://ieee802.org/1> held a
> successful meeting in Beijing, China on 15-18 May 2006, along
> with the 802.3as and 802.3ar Task Forces.
> * The IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group < <http://ieee802.org/3>
> http://ieee802.org/3> continued work on several topics and
> initiated the creation of a Higher Speed Study Group to
> consider enhancements to greater than 10 Gb/s MAC data rate.
> * The IEEE 802.11 Working Group on Wireless Local Area Networks <
> <http://ieee802.org/11> http://ieee802.org/11> is actively
> working on many issues pertaining to wireless LANs, including
> High Throughput (TGn [Task Group n]), Vehicular Applications
> (TGp), Fast BSS Transition (TGr), Mesh Networking (TGs),
> improved Network Management (TGv), and Security Extensions
> for Network Management (TGw).
> * Within the IEEE 802.15 Working Group on Wireless Personal Area
> Networks (WPAN) < <http://ieee802.org/15>
> http://ieee802.org/15>, a new Study Group (Study Group 4c)
> has been initiated to investigate an amendment to IEEE
> 802.15.4-2006 to support the 779-787 MHz, 430-432 MHz, and
> 433-434.79 MHz bands that it understands have been approved
> for the operation of WPAN equipment within the People's
> Republic of China. The Study Group is collaborating with the
> WPAN Standard Working Group under China's National
> Information Technology Standardization Technical Committee (NITS).
> It welcomes additional information on the details of Chinese
> Clint Powell <Clinton.Powell@freescale.com> serves as Chair.
> * The IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access <
> <http://ieee802.org/16> http://ieee802.org/16> continued
> progress on many projects, including multihop relay
> specifications, license-exempt coexistence, and network management.
> * The IEEE 802.17 Resilient Packet Ring Working Group <
> <http://ieee802.org/17> http://ieee802.org/17> made progress
> on the P802.17b project.
> * The IEEE 802.18 Coexistence Technical Advisory Group <
> <http://ieee802.org/18> http://ieee802.org/18> prepared input
> to a regulatory body in New Zealand and prepared several
> contributions to ITU-R.
> * The IEEE 802.19 Coexistence Technical Advisory Group <
> <http://ieee802.org/19> http://ieee802.org/19> reviewed two
> coexistence assurance documents. It also approved a procedure
> for developing a Recommended Practice on methods of assessing
> coexistence of wireless networks.
> * The IEEE 802.20 Working Group on Mobile Broadband
> Wireless Access <
> <http://ieee802.org/20> http://ieee802.org/20> did not meet
> since the activity is under suspension by the IEEE-SA
> Standards Board.
> * The IEEE 802.21 Working Group on Media Independent
> Handover Services
> < <http://ieee802.org/21> http://ieee802.org/21> presented an
> overview tutorial <
> continued to develop a draft, and communicated with other
> working groups.
> * The IEEE 802.22 Working Group on Wireless Regional Area
> Networks <
> <http://ieee802.org/22> http://ieee802.org/22> made progress
> toward the development of its first P802.22 draft.
> ++++++ END OF TEXT OF DRAFT LETTER ++++++
> / Stuart
> Vote Categories: APP DIS ABS
> VC Mat Sherman
> VC Pat Thaler
> ES Buzz Rigsbee
> RS Bob O'Hara
> TR John Hawkins
> 01 Tony Jeffree
> 03 Bob Grow
> 11 Stuart Kerry
> 15 Bob Heile
> 16 Roger Marks
> 17 Mike Takefman
> 18 Mike Lynch
> 19 Steve Shellhammer
> 20 Jerry Upton
> 21 Vivek Gupta
> 22 Carl Stevenson
> 16 Voters 0 0
> 0 0
> Stuart J. Kerry
> Chair, IEEE 802.11 WLANs WG
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