IEEE 802.11TM TGmd
Technical Letter Ballot 232
- Step 1 - Voting
When prompted, 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. Press OK.
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 WG chair with your SA
pin. This is necessary before ePoll will allow you to vote.
Step 2 - commenting
have voted, the links "Add comment" and "Upload
comments" will appear on the voting screen.
These links 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 or .csv.
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 40-day Technical letter ballot and the
ballot group (i.e., those that may vote) for this ballot is all IEEE
802.11 voters as of the start of this
All current voter members of
802.11 are required to vote on this letter ballot series.
If you cast a "Do not approve" vote on this ballot, it must be
accompanied by "must be satisfied = yes" comments for your vote to be
Note that the only valid reason to abstain is "lack of expertise", regardless
of any additional options offered by the voting tool. If you abstain for any
other reason, your vote will not be valid and will not count towards maintaining
your voting status.
- 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
vote. Failure to follow these instructions will result in your vote
being discarded as an
invalid vote. 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 WG chair know your new SA pin before you can vote using this