IEEE 802.11TM TGai Technical Letter Ballot 198 Instructions
- Step 1 - Voting
Enter your IEEE web account credentials.
You won't be prompted if you have already logged
in to mentor, e.g., to access the 802.11
documents. You should see a voting screen. Enter
your affiliation from the drop-down list and
select one of the available votes.
You will receive an email notifying you of your
vote. You can also check that your vote has been
recorded as follows: re-enter the voting page by pressing
the green voting button. You should see
that the radio buttons now reflect the state of
your current vote. You can press the green
button at any time during the ballot to check or
change your vote. See:
ePoll User Guide 5.1
Note that you should never
need to acquire a new IEEE-SA web account, if
you already have one.
This document describes how to change the
primary email address and affiliation associated
with a web account. If you are eligible to
vote and do not have an IEEE-SA web account,
then follow the instructions in the document to
get an IEEE-SA web account, and then email
the 2nd vice chair with your SA pin. This
is necessary before ePoll will allow you to
Step 2 - commenting
have voted, the links "Add comment" and "Upload
comments" will appear on the voting screen.
do not appear until you
have recorded a vote.
You can re-enter the voting screen as often as you like
by pressing big green button above in order to enter
If you wish to enter comments, please vote either
approve or disapprove.
User Guide 5.2
the "Add comment" link from the voting screen.
Enter values for the fields (see table below for help on
what to put in these fields).
Then press "OK".
upload multiple comments press the "Upload comments"
link from the voting screen.
There are two formats that you can use for the upload file: .xls
The "upload comments" page provides links to template files
in .csv and .xls formats. The .xls template includes some field
validations. If this doesn't work with your spreadsheet program,
use the .csv format.
Fill in your comments. Then browse to the file and
press the OK button.
The system will not let you upload comments that do not
meet the requirements described below in "Comments".
User Guide 5.3
This is a 30-day Technical letter ballot and the voter’s pool for this ballot is all IEEE 802.11 voters as of the start of this
All current voting members of 802.11 are required to vote on this ballot.
If you cast a "Do not approve" vote on this ballot, it must be accompanied by comments for your vote to be valid.
- You must follow these instructions to vote. Do not send an email to vote.
Voting by any method other than the web-based process described here will invalidate your
Failure to follow these instructions will result in your vote being discarded as an
Not voting on letter ballots or sending an invalid vote can affect your voting privileges.
- The draft is password protected in accordance with IEEE 802 Policies and Procedures.
To obtain the draft, use the username and the password supplied to active members for the 802.11 WG private area.
- You need an IEEE-SA web account to vote. Instructions for getting an account, changing the registered email address
and affiliation are
here. If you get a new IEEE-SA web account, you will need to record an interest in C/LM/WG802.11, and
let the 2nd vice chair know your new SA pin before you can vote using this account.