N-WEST News #9
November 2, 1998
National Wireless Electronic Systems Testbed (N-WEST)
- NOVEMBER 9-10 N-WEST MEETING: BASIC INFO
- NOVEMBER 9-10 N-WEST MEETING: LOGISTICS
- NOVEMBER 9-10 N-WEST MEETING: AGENDA
- L BAND INTERFACE SPECIFICATION LISTS CONTRIBUTORS
- NEW N-WEST DOCUMENT ON-LINE: EXISTING STANDARDS RELATED TO BWA
- NEW N-WEST SUPPORTING COMPANIES
NOVEMBER 9-10 N-WEST MEETING: BASIC INFO
N-WEST Meeting #2 will be held on November 9-10 at the Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico in conjunction with the Plenary
Meeting of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee. N-WEST will present a
90-minute tutorial on "Broadband Wireless Access Technology and Standards"
to the approximately 500 members of 802 (6:30-8:00 pm on Monday evening,
November 9) and then hold our own working meeting (which will also be
called an ad hoc 802 meeting) on Tuesday from 8 am until 5 pm. For full
details, see the detailed meeting info.
You need not represent a Supporting Company to attend; everyone is invited.
However, the preregistration fee is $275 ($300 after October 30). The
registration income goes to IEEE; N-WEST has no financial involvement. You
are encouraged to preregister by email, but fax and post are also options.
If you preregister by email, you may choose to defer payment until you
As a registrant, you are welcome to attend the other 802 meetings. In
particular, you may be interested in attending the 802 Plenary Session,
tentatively planned for 1-3 pm on Monday, and the 802.11 Plenary,
tentatively planned for 1-6 pm on Monday. 802.11 is the Wireless LAN
Please notify Roger Marks of your intent to attend.
This way, he will be able to update you with any late developments.
NOVEMBER 9-10 N-WEST MEETING: LOGISTICS
See the detailed meeting info for full hotel and registration
Site: Hyatt Regency Abuquerque
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Reservations: (800) 233-1234
Phone: (505) 842-1234; Fax: (505) 766-6710
The hotel is 10 minutes from Albuquerque International Airport and provides complimentary 24-hour transportation.
NOVEMBER 9-10 N-WEST MEETING: AGENDA
See the detailed meeting info for the agenda.
L BAND INTERFACE SPECIFICATION LISTS CONTRIBUTORS
Jack Van der Star, who earlier submitted the "L Band Interface Specification"
, has provided a list of contributors and
authors of that document:
Jack will discuss this proposal on the morning on November 10 and lead a
working group discussion of the topic in the afternoon.
- Erol Yurtkuran
- Senior RF Engineer, Integrity Modems Communications Inc.
- Dr. Zev Bogan
- Technical Director, Millimeter Wave Components, M/A COM
- Dr. Nicholas Colella
- Chief Technology Officer, Angel Technologies Corporation
- Steve Consolazio
- Manager Microwave Technology, Northrop-Grumman Corporation
- Dr. Sanjay Moghe
- Director, Hardware Engineering, Broadband Wireless Access
- Jack Van der Star
- Chief Technology Officer, Belstar Systems Corporation
NEW DOCUMENT ON-LINE: EXISTING STANDARDS RELATED TO BWA
Paul Khanna of Hewlett-Packard contributed an important new document: a detailed and hyperlinked list of Worldwide Standardization Activities related to BWA. Paul will lead a session on this topic on the morning of November 10.
NEW N-WEST SUPPORTING COMPANIES
Welcome to the following new N-WEST Supporting Companies:
- Philips Broadband Networks
- SiCOM, Inc.
- CircuitPath Network Systems
- Millitech Corporation
Dr. Roger Marks (firstname.lastname@example.org)