Maintenance TG Electronic Meeting Agenda – November 7, 2023

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Tuesday Nov 7, 2023 meeting – 11:00-13:00 ET


  • Location: Webex
  • Webex: Link
    • Meeting number (access code): 2335 559 7076
    • Meeting password: rhKMVgtN742
  • IMAT: Link


  • Meeting introduction
  • Approval of agenda
  • 802 PARs Under Consideration
    • P802.15.4ad – IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks Amendment: Data rate and range extensions to IEEE 802.15.4 Smart Utility Network (SUN) Physical layer (PHY), PAR and CSD
    • P802.19.3a – IEEE Recommended Practice for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks–Part 19: Coexistence Methods for IEEE 802.11 and IEEE 802.15.4 Based Systems Operating in the Sub-1 GHz Frequency Bands Amendment: Additional recommendations for improved coexistence, PAR and CSD
  • Liaison Activity – Karen Randall
    • Incoming
      • TBD
    • Outgoing
      • TBD
  • Liaison to SC6 – Karen Randall
    • Ballot comment responses – TBD
      • CIB for IEEE 802.1Qcz and IEEE 802.1AEdk close 12 November 2023
    • Sending drafts/standards for information/adoption
      • Pending: IEEE P802.1CS-2020/Cor1, IEEE P802.1ASdn, IEEE P802.1DC, IEEE 802f, IEEE 802.1Qcw, and IEEE 802.1Qcj
  • Any Other Business
  • Future meetings