N-WEST News #11
January 7, 1999
National Wireless Electronic Systems Testbed (N-WEST)
- JANUARY 13-15 MEETING OF N-WEST/802 BWA STUDY GROUP
- FIFTY N-WEST SUPPORTING COMPANIES
- CONFERENCE CALL WITH INDUSTRY GROUP
- WEB SITE NEWS
- UPCOMING EVENTS
- ATTACHMENT: PRE-REGISTRATION FOR JANUARY 13-15, 1999 MEETING
JANUARY 13-15 MEETING OF N-WEST/802 BWA STUDY GROUP
As announced, the IEEE 802 Study Group on Broadband Wireless Access (Roger Marks, Chair) will hold its first meeting on January 13-15, 1999 in Orlando, Florida. This meeting will also serve as the third meeting of the N-WEST Supporting Companies. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare an IEEE Project Authorization Request (PAR) outlining plans for a "specification of interoperable Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) systems." The secondary purpose is to define an organization structure.
The meeting will be held jointly with:
- IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standards Working Group
- Broadband Radio Access Networks Committee of European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Details, including registration information, are on the meeting web page. Over 220 people are registered for the three meetings. Since we have not been able to place each name with one of three groups, I have gather a listed (see below) of the 51 registrants I know to have expressed a significant interest in N-WEST. If you are attending the meeting and are not on the list, please let me know. We need to have a good estimate of the attendance in order to ensure sufficient meeting space.
Please check the meeting web page for logistical information, including driving and shuttle directions from the airport and a weather report. There is also news there about the Wednesday evening social reception (a dinner from 7-10 pm, spouses invited). The registration fee has been finalized at $130 (down from the estimated $200).
FIFTY N-WEST SUPPORTING COMPANIES
We now have fifty N-WEST Supporting Companies as we welcome:
CONFERENCE CALL WITH INDUSTRY GROUP
On December 15, 1998, N-WEST Director Roger Marks met in a conference call with the Wireless Broadband Alliance of the Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA). The call was arranged at the request of PCIA. Prior to the meeting, Barclay Jones (Vice President for Engineering of WNP Communications, Inc.) submitted comments about N-WEST and the 802 Study Group on BWA. Subsequently, PCIA also submitted written comments.
WEB SITE NEWS
- January 20, 1999
- Roger Marks will present a talk on N-WEST to the Florida West Coast Chapter of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S).
- January 21-22, 1999
- Roger Marks will participate in the "LMDS Winners Forum" in Naples, Florida during a panel on technical standards.
- February 23, 1999
- Roger Marks will present a talk on N-WEST to the Dallas Chapter of MTT-S.
- March 8-12, 1999
- Next N-WEST meeting, in conjunction with IEEE 802 Plenary Meeting, in Austin, Texas.
ATTACHMENT: ACTUAL ATTENDANCE FOR JANUARY 13, 1999 N-WEST MEETING
- Adrian Hartman, Lucent Technologies
- Aldo Bolle, Ericsson
- Allan Evans, Netro Corpopration
- Amarpal Khanna, Hewlett-Packard Company
- Andrew T. Kreig, Wireless Communications Assn.
- Asif Rahman, Ericsson Inc.
- Brian Petry, 3Com
- Cherry Tom, AT&T
- Chris Cant, Telegen Ltd.
- Chris S. Brown, TRW
- Dave Schafer, Wavtrace
- Tom Magill, Stanford Wireless Broadband
- David J. Mallof, Broadband Ventures (Angel)
- David Palmer, Philips Broadband Networks
- Douglas A. Gray, Lucent Technologies
- Douglas Sward, Industry Canada
- Erik Schylander, Philips
- Erol Yurtkuran, Integrity Communications
- Francois Vigneron, Alcatel USA
- Frank Brand, mm-Tech, Inc.
- Gary Debeger, Eurobell
- Gene Robinson, Angel Technologies
- George Eisler, Chair, 802.3ab (1000Base-T)
- George Fishel, AMP Inc.
- George Tadros, Triton Network Systems
- Harold Teunissen, Lucent Technologies
- Hongming An, Nortel Networks
- Hossein Izadpanah, Hughes Research Laboratories
- Ignatius Lam, Nortel
- Leland Langston, Raytheon Systems Company
- Scott Marin, Bosch Telecom, Inc.
- Jack Van der Star, Belstar Systems Corp.
- Jim Mollenauer, Technical Strategy Associates
- Jay Klein, Ensemble Communications
- John Liebetreu, SiCOM, Inc.
- John Tremblay, Intraplex, Inc.
- Jose Costa, Nortel Networks
- Jung Yee, Newbridge Networks Corp.
- Karl Stambaugh, Motorola Inc.
- Keith Bromberg, WaveSpan Corporation
- Kris Kelkar, California Amplifier, Inc.
- Larry Bowers, Siemens
- Larry Watkins, LCC International Inc.
- Luc Boucher, Communications Research Centre (Canada)
- Marianna Goldhammer, BreezeCOM
- Masaaki Mitani, MMAC
- Mike Wolfe, Andrew Corporation
- Naftali Chayat, BreezeCOM
- Narisa Chu, C&W Systems, Ltd.
- Nicholas Colella, Angel Technologies Corp.
- Paul Chang, NTT Electronics (NEL)
- Peter C. Karlsson, Telia Research AB
- Peter Nohren, Ericsson Inc.
- Rami Hadar, Ensemble Communications
- Ray W. Sanders, CircuitPath Network Systems
- Remi Chayer, Harris Corporation
- Reza Ahy, BNA Systems
- Roger B. Marks, NIST
- Roland Svensson, Wavtrace
- Roy J. Hebert, AMP M/A-COM, Inc.
- Scott A. Lery, 3Com/USR
- Steve Brozovich, Filtronic Solid State
- Steven Farrell, Stanford Telecom
- Takehiko Tsutsumi, Motorola Japan
- Tatsunaki Hamai, Kyocera
- Tom Kolze, ComStar Communications
- Wayne Pleasant, Millitech Corporation
- William Myers, Bosch Telecom, Inc.
- Zev Bogan, AMP M/A-COM, Inc.
Dr. Roger Marks (email@example.com)