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Solicitation for voters for ANSI ballot of ANSI/VITA 66.4-2016 for reaffirmation

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January 28, 2021

ANSI/VITA 66.4-2016, Optical Interconnect On VPX – Half Width MT Variant

Closing Date: Monday, Feb 8 2021 1:00 pm PST

Description: Under ANSI rules every 5 years an approved standard must be reaffirmed, revised, or withdrawn. There have been no requests for revision or errata for these the standards in question, hence it is recommended that it be put forth for reaffirmation.

Voter registration for voting for ANSI recognition of the following standard(s) for Reaffirmation process is now open:

Title: ANSI/VITA 66.4-2016, Optical Interconnect On VPX – Half Width MT Variant

Abstract: This document describes an open standard to define a Half Width MT style contact variant within the VITA 66 family of blind mate Fiber Optic interconnects for use with VPX backplanes and plug-in modules.

This ballot is open to both VITA members and non-members alike. You must register if you wish to participate in the ballots. Non-members should contact Jing Kwok, VITA Technical Director, for login credentials.

The roster will be vetted to ensure it meets balance, lack of dominance and openness rules. Following which a formal ballot will be sent to the registrants for voting.

Please register ONLY IF you intend to vote.

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