CCSA convenes meeting to establish the “Space Communications Technical Committee (TC12)”

30/08/2019

On August 15, 2019, CCSA convened meeting to establish the “Space Communications Technical Committee (TC12)”. Members of TC12 include enterprises, universities, research institutes, 40 attendees from 21 members organizations attended the meeting.

TC12 focuses on space and communication network frameworks and its protocols; and application of space communication and synergic networking communication. This TC will include space communication systems working group (WG1), space communication applications working group (WG2) and synergic networking communication technologies working group (WG3).

During the meeting, Mr. YANG Zemin, secretary of CCSA, introduced the preparations for establishing CCSA TC12 and WGs of TC12. According to the Election Rules of CCSA TCs, TC12 members elected one president and three vice-presidents by secret ballot. Mr. XU Jun from China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation was elected to be the chairman of TC12. Mr. WAN Yi from CCSA, Mr. QI Binghui from China Telecom, Mr. WANG Yachen from Tencent were elected to be the vice-chairmen.

The leadership team of TC12’s WGs also were elected by WGs members during the meeting. Mr. SHI Yongxin from China Satellite Communication Co. Ltd. was elected to be the chairman of WG1. Mr. CHEN Wei from China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, Mr. XU Zhikun from Beijing Zhan Xun Communications Technology Co., Ltd. and Ms. KANG Shaoli from Datang Telecom were elected to be the vice-chairmen of WG1. The chairman of WG2 is Mr. QIN Yan from CCSA, three vice-chairmen of WG2 are Mr. WANG Jiyang from China Mobile, Mr. YIN Haoqiong from China Weitong Group Co., Ltd. and Ms. ZHANG Xiaoyan from China National Radio Monitoring Centre. Mr. ZHAN Chun from China Satellite Communication Co. Ltd. was elected to be the chairman of WG3. Mr. MENG Nan from CCSA and Mr. PEI Yu from China Unicom were elected to be the vice-chairmen of WG3.

After the meeting, members of TC12 also took part in the first plenary meeting of CCSA TC12. During the plenary meeting, the key tasks of each WG were discussed, all attendees agreed on establishing China’s space communications standard system as soon as possible.