IEEE 802.16's GRIDMAN Task Group

The GRIDMAN Task Group is currently developing the P802.16s Project. "Standard for Air Interface for Broadband Wireless Access Systems Amendment: Fixed and Mobile Wireless Access in Channel Bandwidth up to 1.25 MHz"

In Session #107, the Task Group developed the first draft (P802.16s/D1) of the amendment project and agreed to initiate a Working Group Letter Ballot. Accordingly, WG Letter Ballot #40 was initiated. The TG scheduled a teleconference for 23 February 2017 at 14:00 ET.

How To Get Involved

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Standards development takes place during IEEE 802.16 sessions. Each session consists of a series of meetings, typically over three days.
The next session is linked from the web page under News. The previous session's report is also linked there. 

Future Sessions  (for reference - session information at takes precedence)

Session #108: 14 - 16 March 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada 

Session #109: 31 May - 1 June, 2017, in Palo Alto, CA

Session #110: 11 - 13 July 2017, in Berlin, Germany

Session #111: 14 - 15 September 2017, in Kona, HI, USA  (TBD)

Session #112: 7 - 9 November 2017, in Orland, FL, USA

Working Group documents are publically available on the IEEE Mentor server.  Most documents related to the 802.16s project are listed under group P802.16s.  The groups Gdoc and Gcon are for Working Group documents.

Session #107 January 2017 GRIDMAN Task Group - Key Documents:

Minutes (pending) - IEEE 802.16-17/00....

GRIDMAN Closing Report - IEEE 802.16s-17/005r1

P802.16s Approved System Description Document (SDD) - IEEE 802.16s-17/0006r0

P802.16s System Requirements Document (SRD) - IEEE 802.16s-16/0034r4

Session #106 November 2016 GRIDMAN Task Group - Key Documents:

November 2016 Minutes - IEEE 802.16-16/0055r2

November 2016 GRIDMAN Closing Report - IEEE 802.16s-16/0063r0

P802.16s Draft System Description Document (SDD) - IEEE 802.16s-16/0044r7

P802.16s System Requirements Document (SRD) - IEEE 802.16s-16/0034r4

Earlier Session Reports

Resources Resource Archives (pre-2013)

IEEE 802.16's GRIDMAN Task Group was initiated on 15 July 2010 to develop the P802.16n Project, which was modified on 7 December 2011. It also developed the P802.16.1a Project, which was authorized on 7 December 2011. These projects addressed issues of Greater Reliability In Disrupted Metropolitan Area Networks. Both IEEE Std 802.16n and IEEE Std 802.16.1a were approved as IEEE Standards by the IEEE-SA Standards Board on 30 August 2012.
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Official Documents, 2011 and earlier

See also documents of prior GRIDMAN Study Group
Contributed Documents See also documents contributed to prior GRIDMAN Study Group
The GRIDMAN Task Group Leadership Team is:

Tim Godfrey, EPRI

Chief Editor:
Anh Tuan Hoang, Institute for Infocomm Research

Ming-Tuo Zhou, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

Eldad Zeira, InterDigital

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