Re: [802SEC] +++ 802 EC Email Ballot to Approve 802 Liasion Letter to China +++
In a message dated 9/6/2006 7:44:19 PM Central Standard Time,
On Sep 6, 2006, at 02:08 PM, Stuart J. Kerry wrote:
> Dear EC Members,
> This is a 10 day email ballot to make a determination on the motion
> 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
> 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
> 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>. 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
> * 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
> assurance documents. It also approved a procedure for developing a
> Recommended Practice on methods of assessing coexistence of wireless
> * 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
> * The IEEE 802.22 Working Group on Wireless Regional Area Networks <
> <http://ieee802.org/22> http://ieee802.org/22> made progress toward
> development of its first P802.22 draft.
> ++++++ END OF TEXT OF DRAFT LETTER ++++++
> / Stuart
> Vote Categories: APP DIS ABS DNV
> 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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