IEEE 802.16's Metrology Study Group
IEEE 802.16 Working Group's Study Group on Broadband Wireless Access Metrology was initiated on 16 March 2012, through 19 July 2012. On 20 July 2012, it was renewed through 16 November 2012.
For the followup to the activity initiated in the Metrology Study Group, see the P802.16.3 Project page.
The Metrology Study Group met as follows:
- IEEE 802.16 Session #82: 12-15 November 2012 in San Antonio, TX USA
- IEEE 802.16 Session #81: 17-20 September 2012 in Indian Wells, CA, USA
- IEEE 802.16 Session #80: 16-19 July 2012 in San Diego, California, USA
- pre-session Call for Contributions
- Tentative Meeting Schedule
- agenda (http://agenda-met.WirelessMAN.org)
- closing report
Summary: The IEEE 802.16 WG Study Group on Broadband Wireless Access Metrology (Metrology Study Group) met for the second time. Following comment resolution, the Study Group's PAR P802.16.3 on Mobile Broadband Network Performance Measurements was forwarded by the 802.16 Working Group and the IEEE 802 EC; it could be approved by the IEEE-SA Standards Board on 30 August. The IEEE 802 EC renewed the Study Group though Session #82, and it remains open to investigation of other possible projects as well. The SG issued a Call for Contributions and drafted a second such Call for Contributions, withholding release pending action of the IEEE-SA Standards Board regarding the PAR. The SG summarized its work in a closing report and minutes.
- IEEE 802.16 Session #79: 14-17 May 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
- Meeting Schedule
- closing report
Summary: The new IEEE 802.16 WG Study Group on Broadband Wireless Access Metrology (Metrology Study Group) met for the first time. Input contributions were received, from individuals affiliation with Consensii LLC, Georgia Tech, Google, Mobile Pulse, Inc., and NIST. Most contributions were related to network performance measurements. The Study Group concluded a draft PAR P802.16.3 on Mobile Broadband Network Performance Measurements, which was forwarded by the WG to the IEEE 802 Executive Committee (EC) for review at the July 802 Plenary. The Study Group remains open to investigation of other possible projects as well. It issued a Call for Contributions on Potential New Metrology Standardization Projects and summarized its work in a closing report.
Solicitation of Input Contributions: First SG Meeting
The Met Study Group is soliciting input contributions toward its meeting at IEEE 802.16's Session #79 of 14-17 May 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Please submit contributions by 9 May, or earlier if possible. Follow the IEEE 802.16 Document Submission Instructions using the File Code "Smet".
Roger B. Marks
- IEEE 802 Policies & Procedures
- Highlights: "It is expected that the work effort to develop a PAR will originate in an ECSG or WGSG... A study group is expected to submit a PAR to the EC for consideration by the 2nd plenary session after its initiation... The decision of whether to utilize an existing WG, or to establish a new WG to carry out recommended work items shall be made by the EC with due consideration of advice from the Study Group."
- IEEE 802 Operations Manual
- Highlights: "Study Groups may elect officers other than the Chair, if necessary, and will follow the general operating procedures for WGs specified in the IEEE 802 LMSC WG P&P. Because of the limited time duration of a Study Group, no letter ballots are permitted... Any person attending a Study Group meeting may vote on all motions (including recommending approval of a PAR). A vote is carried by 75% of those present and voting 'Approve' or 'Disapprove'."
- IEEE 802 Working Group Policies and Procedures
Chair, IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access Standards