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[STDS-802-16] P802.16t - Call for Contributions

Greetings, 802.16 list!

While the 802.16 Working Group remains in hibernation, work is nevertheless underway on the development of a new amendment to IEEE Std 802.16. The amendment project is entitled P802.16t - "Fixed and Mobile Wireless Access in Narrowband Channels”. The work is being conducted in the IEEE 802.15 Working Group, within new Task Group 16t (chaired by Tim Godfrey).

The new project was authorized on 2020-02-12, as detailed at <>. 

As shown below, Task Group 16t issued a Call for Contributions <> in preparation for the March 2020 Plenary Session of IEEE 802.



Roger Marks
Chair, (hibernating) IEEE 802.16 Working Group
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Tim Godfrey
Date: Feb 14, 2020, 8:38 AM -0700
Subject: [802.15-ALL] Task Group 16t - Call for Contributions

The IEEE 802.15.16t Task Group is developing an amendment to 802.16-2017.
Project 802.16t “Amendment - Fixed and Mobile Wireless Access in Narrowband Channels”

This project specifies operation in licensed spectrum with channel bandwidths greater than or equal to 5 kHz and less than 100 kHz. A new PHY will be specified, with changes to the MAC as necessary. The amendment is frequency independent but focuses on spectrum less than 2 GHz. Aggregated operation in adjacent and non-adjacent channels will be supported.

This Call for Contributions solicits input documentation toward the development the amendment.
Contributions are sought on the following topics;
• Presentations on use cases, scenarios, and applications  
• Contributions toward the System Requirements Document

Please use document IEEE 802.15-20-0070r0 as a template to describe your use cases.

The next meeting of P802.16t is March 15-20, 2020, Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta Georgia, USA, 802 Plenary Session. The 802.16t task group will meet on Tuesday through Thursday.
The deadline for contributions to be considered the March 2020 plenary meeting is Friday, 13 March 2020, AOE (Anywhere On Earth

Documents should be uploaded to, to the TG16t task group.

For more information contact the TG16t chair Tim Godfrey
The minutes of the January 2020 session are available in document IEEE 802.15-20-0067r0

Tim Godfrey
mobile 913-706-3777

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