IEEE 1901 Working Group
Standards Committee: IEEE Communications Society/Power Line Communications (COM/PLC)
P1901c project: Amendment to IEEE Standard 1901-2020: Enhanced Flexible Channel Wavelet (FCW) physical and media access control layers for use on any media
The project kick-off meeting will be held on 21 July 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CEST, 16:00 – 18:00 JST via teleconference.
The Working Group will then meet on 24-26 August 2022 in Fukuoka, Japan.
Scope of the project: This amendment improves the PHY and MAC layers of FCW to be usable for communications on any media. It defines new communication channels in low-frequency bands to extend the communication range and to increase the robustness of communications. This amendment specifies how the FCW PHY/MAC is used for transmission over various media, including underwater communication and near field communication using loop antennas. FCW PHY/MAC coexists with IEEE 1901.1 using existing IEEE 1901-2020 Inter-System Protocol (ISP) and coexists with IEEE 1901.2.
Project Authorisation Request (PAR): the PAR is available here.