IEEE 802.15 Working Group

Letter Ballot #163
IEEE 802.15 WPAN™ Task Group 4z (TG4z)
Enhanced IR-UWB Ranging

IEEE 802.15 Letter Ballot #163 is a vote to submit the contents of
IEEE P802.15.4z draft document P802.15.4z-D4.pdf to Sponsor Ballot.



OPENING OF BALLOT: Saturday, October 26, 2019
CLOSING OF BALLOT: Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 18:00 EST

(EST is the time in New York City, New York, USA)


  • This is a recirculation ballot to those who were voters of record on Letter Ballot 156. Your voting
    obligation and requirements are outlined in the following document:

  • LB163 Recirculation Voting Requirements



Please read and follow these step by step instructions to complete and submit your vote on IEEE P802.15 Letter Ballot 163. 

  1. Download and read a copy of the P802.15.4z draft D4 and supporting documents.


Supporting Documents

  1. Understand your Voting Options



    ___ DO NOT APPROVE (At least 1 comment must be marked as Yes in the "Must Be Satisfied"  column.)

    ___ ABSTAIN, Reason:__________________________________________________

  2. Voting Method

    If you have comments to submit, download P802.15.4z Comment Entry Form and enter your comments. Please be sure to fill in ALL columns.

  1. Submit Your Vote by Email 

    1. You MUST submit the following information in the body of your email or your ballot will be considered invalid.

    1. AFFILIATION; you MUST declare your affiliation, in the body of the email and include the statement: "I am affiliated with [name of affiliation]" or the statement "I am not affiliated with any organization"

    2. VOTE; YES, NO or ABSTAIN due to lack of expertise, (e.g., "I vote YES.")

    3. COMMENTS; If you vote NO,  At least 1 comment must be marked as Yes in the "Must Be Satisfied"  column

      1. Attach your completed P802.15.4z Comment Entry Form file to your email ballot.

      2. Please provide page numbers from the latest draft document, not the comparison document.

  1. Email your vote. Resend if not acknowledged within 2 business days. You will not get an acknowledgement, nor will your vote be counted, if you did not include an affiliation statement and/or did not correctly complete the subject field. Please double check what you sent to ensure both were done according to instructions or your vote will continue to be ignored.


            cc:,,, billy.verso@DECAWAVE.COM, clint.chaplin@GMAIL.COM    


            Subject: LB163-familyName-givenName-yourVote

                   Do not leave any spaces, use a "-"

                   example: LB163-HEILE-ROBERT-YES


  1. If you have any questions on how to submit your ballot, please contact Rick Alfvin at:


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