IEEE 802.15 Working Group

Letter Ballot #46

OPENING OF BALLOT: Monday, September 22, 2008
CLOSING OF BALLOT: Thursday, October 2, 2008, at 2300 AoE*

*Anywhere on Earth




  • September 22, 2008 Letter Ballot Voters Pool #46

  • IEEE 802.15 Voting members have an obligation to vote. Not returning two valid letter ballots in a sequence of three letter ballots will automatically terminate voting rights.

  • Abstentions are only counted as valid if they are based on "lack of expertise".



Please read and follow these step by step instructions to complete and submit your vote on IEEE P802.15 Letter Ballot 46. 

  1. Download and read a copy of the IEEE P802.15 WNAN PAR and 5Cs.
  2. Instructions:

    Letter Ballot 46 is a mandatory 10 day ballot to seek EC approval to authorize forwarding the content of the WNAN PAR (15-08-0705-03) and 5C (15-08-0706-00) in the proper form to NesCom. It starts on September 22, 2008 and will close on October 2, 2008 at 2300 AoE. You may vote yes, no or abstain. Comments are invited but not required. This ballot will not be recirculated. Assuming the ballot passes, any comments received will be addressed and responded to like any comment received during the normal PAR comment process at a Plenary Session in Dallas.

    Remember this is really only a question of whether the Working Group should seek permission to undertake work addressing this application space and whether the draft PAR and 5C are "good enough" to start that process. If you agree with that you should vote yes. If you think the PAR or 5C could be improved or needs to modified in some way but is otherwise "good enough", please consider voting yes and submitting a comment with your suggested improvements/changes for consideration in Dallas during the PAR comment period. The Working Group can still decide to postpone or withdraw the PAR from consideration at its mid week plenary if it choose to do so.

    Directions for submitting your ballot must be followed exactly for your ballot to be counted. These are below.

  3. Understand your Voting Options

    ___ YES

    ___ NO

    ___ ABSTAIN due to lack of expertise

  4. 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. Your affiliation, (e.g., "I am affiliated with ACME Corporation.")

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

    1. Email your vote. Resend if not acknowledged within 2 business days.



              Subject: LB46-familyName-givenName-yourVote

      (example: LB46-HEILE-ROBERT-YES

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


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