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stds-802-16: 802.16 Approval Notification

7 December 2001

Roger Marks
National Institute of Standards and Technology
325 Broadway, MC 813.00
Boulder, CO  80305

cc:    Paul Nikolich, C/LM Liaison
          Angela Ortiz, Program Manager
          Yvette Ho Sang, Manager IEEE Standards Publishing
          Chet Shirali, Negative Balloter

RE: NEW P802.16/D5 (C/LM) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks
- Part 16: Air Interface for Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Systems

Dear Roger:

I am pleased to inform you that P802.16 was approved as a new standard by
the IEEE-SA Standards Board on 6 December 2001.  A copy of the document
will be forwarded to the Standards Publications Department.  The editor
assigned to work on the project will contact you.

All IEEE standards shall be updated within five years of the date of
publication.  If the standard is not revised, reaffirmed, or withdrawn
within five years, the sponsor will be notified that it will be submitted
to the Standards Board for administrative withdrawal.

It should be noted that any negative balloters have the right to appeal.
Please consult the following web pages for information on this principle:

Please contact me if you have any questions prior to speaking with your


David L. Ringle
RevCom Administrator
IEEE Standards Activities Dept.

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