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stds-802-16: +++Letter Ballot #2: TG2 Coexistence Draft

This announcement opens IEEE 802.16's Letter Ballot #2.

Motion: To approve IEEE 802.16.2/D1-2000 and forward it for Sponsor Ballot
Ballot opening date: 17 November 2000
Ballot closing date: 27 December 2000 (local time anywhere on Earth)

Document under review: IEEE 802.16.2/D1-2000
Document title:
    "Recommended Practice for Coexistence of Broadband Wireless Access Systems"

This document carries the IEEE copyright notice and is provided only 
to 802.16 Members and Observers. If you need to consult with a 
colleague regarding a copyrighted 802.16 document, please provide the 
document directly, notifying your colleague that the document is not 
to be provided to anyone else.

Balloting tool: <http://ieee802.org/16/docs/00/80216-00_22.doc>.
    To participate in the ballot, you must download this file and use 
it to prepare your vote and comments. Submission instructions are 


*802 rules specify that "the decision to submit a draft standard or a 
revised standard to the Sponsor Ballot Group must be ratified by a 
letter ballot." The decision to carry out this letter ballot was made 
at the Closing Plenary of 802.16 Session #10.

*Following IEEE guidelines, the document under review is considered a 
Draft Standard. IEEE requires that Draft Standards carry the IEEE 
copyright notice and be restricted in distribution. As a result, the 
document has been posted on the 802.16 password-protected web site. 
Members and Observers have access to the password. The roster updates 
following Session #10 should be complete by this weekend. New members 
will be provided the password. New Potential Observers will have the 
opportunity to register as Observers and then receive the password.

*The IEEE 802.16 Letter Ballot Procedures are available at: 

*The IEEE 802.16 Membership Procedures, which are in accordance with 
the 802 Rules, specify that "Working Group Membership shall be lost 
if two consecutive, or two of any three consecutive, Working Group 
letter ballots are not returned or are returned with an abstention 
other than for 'lack of technical expertise'." You may wish to check 
your voting record from Letter Ballot #1: 

*Please take note of the IEEE 802.16 Patent Policy 
<http://ieee802.org/16/ipr/patents/policy.html>. Note that "anyone, 
whether participating in IEEE 802.16 or not, should notify the Chair 
of any patents (granted or under application, and regardless of the 
assignee or the patent nationality) that may cover technology that is 
under consideration by or has been approved by IEEE 802.16."

*Ballot results will be posted to the Letter Ballot #2 Web Page 




Dr. Roger B. Marks  <mailto:marks@nist.gov>
Chair, IEEE 802.16 WG on Broadband Wireless Access <http://wirelessman.org>
National Wireless Electronic Systems Testbed (N-WEST) <http://nwest.nist.gov>
National Institute of Standards and Technology/Boulder, CO 
tel: +1 303 497 3037  fax: +1 303 497 7828