Telecommunications Industries Association
Standards and Technology Department
Telecommunications Infrastructure Terms and Symbols
Chair: Ray Keden, RCDD August 17, 2001
Secretary: Bob Jensen, RCDD Delta Centre – Ville
Editor: Bob Jensen, RCDD Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1. Call to order
The meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM by TR-42.5 chair, Ray Keden. Ray reminded the
Subcommittee that elections will be taking place at the November meeting for chair and vice-chair.
2. Roll call and introductions
The attendees introduced themselves and an attendance roster was distributed for participants to sign.
Quorum was achieved at the meeting.
Philip Lippel Agilent Bill Sewell Holmes & Narver
Masood Shariff Avaya Ed Pivonka Ideal
Donna Ballast BICSI James Withey ITT
Marilyn Michelson Business Comm. Services Paul Kish NORDX/CDT
Mark Maloney Ehvert Technology Julie Roy NORDX/CDT
Ray Keden Erico Mel Lesperance Ortronics
Bob Jensen Fluke Networks John Siemon The Siemon Company
Peter Sharp Giffels Associates Herb Congdon Tyco Electronics
Valerie Rybinski Hitachi Cable Manchester
3. Review agenda and approval
The Subcommittee approved the agenda (TR-42.5/01-08-004).
4. Intellectual Property Rights Inquiry
The chair brought to the attention of the membership the TIA policy regarding patents, the use of which
may be essential to a standard being considered. The full statement is contained in the meeting agenda.
5. Distribution and numbering of documents
Document # Source Document title
TR-42.2/01-08-003 Bob Jensen Providence, RI Meeting Report, June 2001
TR-42.2/01-08-004 Bob Jensen Montreal, Quebec Meeting Agenda; August 2001
TR-42.2/01-08-005 Bob Jensen Compilation of terms 01-06
6. Previous meeting report
The Subcommittee approved the June meeting report (TR-42.2/01-08-003).
August 17 2001 TR-42.5/01-11-006
TR-42.5 Meeting Report Page 2
7 Old business
There was no old business for review at this meeting.
8 New business
a) Several terms were brought to the Subcommittee including: connecting hardware screen bonding
conductor, longitudinal conversion transfer loss, modular plug cord, position bonding terminal, and room,
mechanical. Acronyms were discussed including: MER and MR. All terms will be updated and sent to TR-42
chairs by Bob Jensen for incorporation into their documents.
b) John Siemon made a motion that a Project Number is assigned to the Terms and Definitions so
that they can be provided to the US TAG who, in turn, will provide them to
ISO/IEC JTC1 SC25/WG3. Bob Jensen will issue the project request and provide the document
to John for the TAG.
Subcommittee action: The motion was unanimously approved.
9. Special meeting requests/TR-42 action items
No items are being requested at this time.
10. Homework assignment review
Bob Jensen Distribute the compilation of terms to TR-42 Chairs.
Bob Jensen Initiate a Project Request to TIA.
11. Next meeting schedule
The next meeting will be:
November 8, 2001
The Fairmont Hotel
1717 North Akard Street
Dallas, TX 75201
The meeting adjourned at 9:15 AM.
The TR-42.5 Subcommittee meeting was conducted in accordance with the TIA Legal Guide and the TIA
Robert Jensen, RCDD