Re: [AFMUG] Ubiquiti UFiber

2019-08-15 Thread Dan Parrish
Is it still SNMP v1? --dan On 8/13/2019 4:36 PM, Jim Bouse [Brazos WiFi] wrote: 6 or 8 months ago. Jim Bouse Owner - Brazos WiFi 979-985-5912 http://www.brazoswifi.com From: AF On Behalf Of Dan Spitler Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:21 AM To: AnimalFarm

[AFMUG] 3rd party support

2019-08-15 Thread Paul McCall
Any good options out there? We go through waves of frustration with Server Plus folks either not being trained correctly, or just being bad at their job. Looking for options Paul McCall, President Florida Broadband / PDMNet 658 Old Dixie Highway Vero Beach, FL 32962 772-564-6800 -- AF

Re: [AFMUG] 3rd party support

2019-08-15 Thread Tushar Patel
We feel the same. We have decided to do most hrs, till 10 pm, in house. Tushar > On Aug 15, 2019, at 11:25 AM, Paul McCall wrote: > > Any good options out there? We go through waves of frustration with Server > Plus folks either not being trained correctly, or just being bad at their job. >

Re: [AFMUG] 3rd party support

2019-08-15 Thread chuck
Sad to hear. We have had such good service from Serverplus over the years. From: Paul McCall Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:25 AM To: AnimalFarm Microwave Users Group Subject: [AFMUG] 3rd party support Any good options out there? We go through waves of frustration with Server Plus

[AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Lewis Bergman
I remember Chuck doing a study on this same subject so I thought there might be some interest. Cabinet heat load -- Lewis Bergman 325-439-0533 Cell -- AF mailing list AF@af.afmug.com

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Ken Hohhof
I saw an article online that said twice a year when the sun lines up right behind the satellite your satellite dish is pointed at, it can not only knock out the RF link, but if the dish is painted a reflective color, it can melt the plastic case of the LNB. I guess that’s why sat dishes are

Re: [AFMUG] Linsky

2019-08-15 Thread castarritt .
Here, they call it "our" modem, even though we never provided a modem or even a router. It becomes LinkSkies if/when we can finally convince them to go read the brand name off the device. Then we ask them to reboot the LinkSkies, and they unplug power for our POE injector, or maybe an entire

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Robert Andrews
But does it let interior thermal radiation out? I suppose you could just paint the top and three sides and radiate on the northern side? Would it be best to paint the northern side a radiant black then? Curious minds want to know! On 08/15/2019 12:46 PM, Bill Prince wrote: Which reminds me

Re: [AFMUG] Linsky

2019-08-15 Thread Robert Andrews
Or Link C's On 08/15/2019 02:03 PM, Bill Prince wrote: I think it's an Illinois thing. Here they call it a doodad. bp On 8/15/2019 1:40 PM, Ken Hohhof wrote: To this day, most of my customers can’t say Linksys. Over half say “Linsky”, the next most popular is “Link System”. Does this

Re: [AFMUG] Linsky

2019-08-15 Thread Chuck McCown
“Ill i noisy “. thing Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 3:03 PM, Bill Prince wrote: > > I think it's an Illinois thing. > > Here they call it a doodad. > > > > bp > > >> On 8/15/2019 1:40 PM, Ken Hohhof wrote: >> To this day, most of my customers can’t say Linksys. Over half say

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
My guess that what gets in, it would be almost as effective as keeping it from getting out. They list it as a block to radiation (UV, visual, and IR), plus as an insulator. According to their web site, it is measurably better than white paint. All that said, you would probably still want to

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
If you look up insulating paint on Wikipedia, the entry there says all ceramic heat-reflective coatings are snake oil. I did find a good discussion on Scientific American (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/benefits-of-insulating-paint/). They don't exactly

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Ken Hohhof
The difference between standard machine grey and just bright white spray paint from the hardware store is dramatic. I suspect everything beyond that is incremental. Also back around 2005 when I ordered my first outdoor cabinet from DDB, I thought I wanted unpainted metal aluminum since all

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Robert Andrews
Why most smart airplane owners want at least the top to be white! On 08/15/2019 04:40 PM, Bill Prince wrote: Burt Rutan did a study of his own back around 1985 or so, as his fiberglass creations were all sensitive to heat (room temperature-cured epoxy/fiberglass). There is no question that

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Ken Hohhof
OK, is that why they paint the tops of school buses white? I've always wondered about that. -Original Message- From: AF On Behalf Of Robert Andrews Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2019 6:55 PM To: af@af.afmug.com Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Solar load Why most smart airplane owners want at least

[AFMUG] AM Tower Deployment

2019-08-15 Thread Jesse DuPont
So... I realize that default answer to my next questions is "turn and run", but I'm thinking about deploying on an AM tower. Is it as simple as electrically insulating all equipment and cabling from the tower with their own dedicated (insulated from the tower) ground or

Re: [AFMUG] AM Tower Deployment

2019-08-15 Thread Chuck McCown
Depends on the type of antenna. Shunt fed half wave or 5/8th wave are grounded at the bottom. Quarter wave over a ground grid will have a loading network at the base. And it will be hot. Most broadcast antennas have a matching network that frequently has a large coil made of copper

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
It improves memory in children. We have a shed in the backyard with a metal roof. Plain gray. Nothing fancy. I used my laser thermometer on the inside early this afternoon. The OAT was 91F. The inside temp of just the roof was 152F. I should have brought bacon, eggs, and a frying pan. -- bp

Re: [AFMUG] Linsky

2019-08-15 Thread Ken Hohhof
Maybe they're confusing it with Monica Linsky? -Original Message- From: AF On Behalf Of Robert Andrews Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2019 4:51 PM To: af@af.afmug.com Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Linsky Or Link C's On 08/15/2019 02:03 PM, Bill Prince wrote: > I think it's an Illinois thing. > >

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
My guess that what gets in, it would be almost as effective as keeping it from getting out. They list it as a block to radiation (UV, visual, and IR), plus as an insulator. According to their web site, it is measurably better than white paint. All that said, you would probably still want to

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
Burt Rutan did a study of his own back around 1985 or so, as his fiberglass creations were all sensitive to heat (room temperature-cured epoxy/fiberglass). There is no question that pure, unadulterated white is the best "color" to prevent thermal gain from direct

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Robert Andrews
We use black boxes for batteries as the increase in performance in the winter overrides the damage to the batteries in the summer On 08/15/2019 04:31 PM, Ken Hohhof wrote: The difference between standard machine grey and just bright white spray paint from the hardware store is dramatic. I

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Ken Hohhof
Hmmm, I have a Bison battery box at one site and specifically got it in bright white powder coat. Maybe a mistake? Probably depends on climate and whether the box is in direct sun. We have some grain elevator sites where our equipment is in the shade year round due to giant grain bins. But

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Sean Heskett
we had someone once apply the silver reflective tape to their dish thinking it would improve their signal. it burnt a hole in the SM and they called because their internet was down lol -sean On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 2:32 PM Ken Hohhof wrote: > I saw an article online that said twice a year

Re: [AFMUG] 3rd party support

2019-08-15 Thread Ken Hohhof
Maybe Utah folks need to study this website as additional training before providing support for clients in Florida: https://floridaman.com/ From: AF On Behalf Of ch...@wbmfg.com Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:59 PM To: AnimalFarm Microwave Users Group Subject: Re: [AFMUG] 3rd party

[AFMUG] Linsky

2019-08-15 Thread Ken Hohhof
To this day, most of my customers can't say Linksys. Over half say "Linsky", the next most popular is "Link System". Does this happen everywhere, or is it a rural Illinois thing? There are others like "Earthnet" cable, but that's not really surprising. -- AF mailing list AF@af.afmug.com

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread chuck
Be interesting to do a bake off between this and the plain “satellite white” I use. I have always found it interesting that highly reflective things like polished aluminum, chrome and silver paint seem to be really bad at reflecting heat/sun. But we have all grabbed a chrome wrench that

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
Which reminds me of this material that a friend clued me in on. You can get this at Home Depot (for example). It is pricey; around $250 per 5 gallon bucket, AND it needs a top coat of another material at near the same price. However, for an advertised

Re: [AFMUG] Linsky

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
I think it's an Illinois thing. Here they call it a doodad. bp On 8/15/2019 1:40 PM, Ken Hohhof wrote: To this day, most of my customers can’t say Linksys.  Over half say “Linsky”, the next most popular is

Re: [AFMUG] Fw: OT Movie Review

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
Monty Python is intellectually stimulating. bp On 8/15/2019 8:50 PM, Chuck McCown wrote: Does Monty Python count?   From: Bill

[AFMUG] Fw: OT Movie Review

2019-08-15 Thread Chuck McCown
This trailer gives you a better sense of the thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB1gRT-QhBs From: Chuck McCown Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2019 8:54 PM To: af@af.afmug.com Subject: OT Movie Review I am ashamed I paid good, hard earned money to watch “Good Boys”. I think the demographic

Re: [AFMUG] Fw: OT Movie Review

2019-08-15 Thread Bill Prince
I'm not allowed to watch things that are just plain stupid. bp On 8/15/2019 8:04 PM, Chuck McCown wrote: This trailer gives you a better sense of the thing:  

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Chuck McCown
You would think so, but the paint outperformed the shade. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 7:47 PM, Robert wrote: > > So what is the performance of a shade of some color vs painting. For small > boxes, a shade would seem to be the best solution? > >> On 8/15/19 5:22 PM, Bill

[AFMUG] OT Movie Review

2019-08-15 Thread Chuck McCown
I am ashamed I paid good, hard earned money to watch “Good Boys”. I think the demographic is men who still have a mental age of 12. It had some very funny moments. Think of “Superbad” for 6th graders. Several memorable funny moments. Maybe watch it when it streams and there is

Re: [AFMUG] Fw: OT Movie Review

2019-08-15 Thread Chuck McCown
Does Monty Python count? From: Bill Prince Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:48 PM To: af@af.afmug.com Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Fw: OT Movie Review I'm not allowed to watch things that are just plain stupid. bp On 8/15/2019 8:04 PM, Chuck McCown wrote: This trailer gives you a better sense

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Robert
So what is the performance of a shade of some color vs painting.   For small boxes, a shade would seem to be the best solution? On 8/15/19 5:22 PM, Bill Prince wrote: It improves memory in children. We have a shed in the backyard with a metal roof. Plain gray. Nothing fancy. I used my laser

Re: [AFMUG] Solar load

2019-08-15 Thread Forrest Christian (List Account)
I thought it was because it was made from fiberglass or plastic so the mind control rays could get in. On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 6:23 PM Bill Prince wrote: > It improves memory in children. > > We have a shed in the backyard with a metal roof. Plain gray. Nothing > fancy. I used my laser

Re: [AFMUG] Fw: OT Movie Review

2019-08-15 Thread TJ Trout
What is the most efficient commodity white paint available? flat white rattle can? On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 9:12 PM Bill Prince wrote: > Monty Python is intellectually stimulating. > > > bp > > > > On 8/15/2019 8:50 PM, Chuck McCown wrote: > > Does Monty Python count? > > *From:* Bill Prince >