802.16 Letter Ballot #3
The history of 802.16 Letter Ballot #3 is presented below, in inverse chronological order.
- 03 August 2001
- IEEE 802.16 Letter Ballot #3 was declared successfully closed.
- 02 August 2001
- IEEE 802.16 Confirmation Ballot #3b closed. The two comments are in the Comment Report. The voting results are in the Letter Ballot #3 Voting Report (HTML or PDF).
- 23 July 2001
- IEEE 802.16 Confirmation Ballot #3b opened.
- 15 June 2001
- IEEE 802.16 Recirculation Ballot #3a closed. The voting results are in the Recirc #3a Voting Report (HTML or PDF). The comments are in the Recirc #3a Comment Report (use "Import Full Records" script in Commentary).
- 25 May 2001
- In response to the comments received in Letter Ballot #3, Draft 3 was created and was subject to IEEE 802.16 Recirculation Ballot #3a (25 May - 15 June 2001).
- 13 March 2001
- IEEE 802.16 Letter Ballot #3 closed. The motion passed, subject to comment resolution and recirculation. Details are below.
Document under review: IEEE 802.16/D2-2001 (private)
Document title: Draft Standard Air Interface for Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Systems
Motion: To approve IEEE 802.16/D2-2001 and forward it for Sponsor Ballot
Ballot opening date: 06 February 2001
Ballot closing date: 13 March 2001 (11:59 pm U.S. Eastern Time)
The ballot approval ratio was 80.2% (higher than the required 75%), with a return ratio of 75% (higher than the required 50%). Therefore, the motion passed. However, the ballot requires comment resolution recirculation. During Session #12, the 806 comments (352 of them technical) were addressed. A revised draft is in preparation.
To participate in the ballot, you must download the Balloting Tool and use it to prepare your vote and comments. Submission instructions are included.
- 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 #11.
- This process is covered by the IEEE 802.16 Letter Ballot Procedures.
- 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 voting record from Letter Ballot #1 (private) and your voting record from Letter Ballot #2
- Please take note of the IEEE 802.16 Patent Policy. 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 802.16 Web Site.
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