Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Butch Evans
On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: I've got my eye on one of those old crank up TV antennas. I'm gonna mount it on a trailer, set up outriggers that span as far as I can make them and use it for surveys and/or temp sites. If you use a plow disk, you'd get some real stability!

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Rick Harnish
I think the stability comes from the diagonal polarization pole? Which polarity do you think will pick up the most interference? Horizontal/Vertical or half way in between ;) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Butch Evans Sent: Thursday,

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Ryan Langseth
If you are getting to the middle of nowhere with a service vehicle, http://www.collegeflagsandbanners.com/tailgate-flagpole.html would probably work well. Our CEO has one for tailgating (we have not tried it for surveys), you just drive onto the stand and put in the flag pole. Our tailgate

[WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread George Rogato
http://www.connectedtennessee.org/mapping__research/availability_maps/ WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread Ryan Van Dolson
Thanks for the link. I've briefly toyed around in my mind with the idea to start a wisp in south Hamilton / Bradley counties area. On Jan 31, 2008 2:44 PM, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.connectedtennessee.org/mapping__research/availability_maps/

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Eric Rogers
I think the technical term is Vertizonical. Eric -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Harnish Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 12:17 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast I think the stability comes

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Chuck McCown
Would that be right hand vertizonical or left hand vertizonical? - Original Message - From: Eric Rogers [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 2:09 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast I think the technical term is

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread Jack Unger
There is a growing controversy centered on the Connected Nation (Connect Kentucky, Connect Ohio, Connected Tennessee etc.) political-business efforts. The reason is that it appears that the primary beneficiaries are the ILEC phone companies and their drive to extend their power, influence

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread Chuck McCown
But, but, but... we LOVE small rural ILECs... - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 2:07 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee There is a growing controversy centered on the Connected

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Eric Rogers
It depends, are you dyslexic? Eric -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 4:13 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast Would that be right hand vertizonical or

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread John Scrivner
I am a founding member of Connect SI which is a broadband and economic development initiative aimed at improving economic development, in part, through better access to broadband in the 22 southern most counties of Illinois. This is similar but not exactly like the other initiatives referenced

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Brian Webster
Depends on if you are in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere... :-) Thank You, Brian Webster www.wirelessmapping.com http://www.wirelessmapping.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 4:13 PM To:

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread Chuck McCown
Now that is something I can agree with, RBOC spelled another way is BORG. - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 3:14 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee I think WISPs should start

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Eric Albert
If this conversation were not so much fun... Several years back I contrived this system to support rapid site surveys. Check out the photos here. http://picasaweb.google.com/realbert/MobileMast?authkey=xCpDJSQ-Snk We used a flag pole from the Uncommon Flagpole company and it worked great. At

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread Victoria Proffer
I like the Broadband Mapping that Virgina Tech is working on: http://www.ecorridors.vt.edu/maps/broadbandmap.php I would like to see more of this type of mapping on a national level. I have added our WISP to the map and I check back often. I am encouraged to see other WISPs listing their

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Blair Davis
I can test at 25 ft out of the back of my truck now. What I really need is an ability to test at 50-80ft. I can usualy look at a site and tell if a 50-60 ft bracketed will do it or not, but once in a while I am wrong... Then it costs me. And I wounder how many I said won't work actually

[WISPA] Alvarion Webinar

2008-01-31 Thread John Scrivner
I know this will sound like an advertisement but I think it would be a disservice to you guys if I did not tell you about the upcoming Alvarion Webinar. Patrick Leary will be hosting this on February 13th. All I am going to say is that missing this would be a mistake from what Patrick included in

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Webinar

2008-01-31 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I'm already registered. Limited seating so those who wait will be stuck. marlon - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 5:51 PM Subject: [WISPA] Alvarion Webinar I know this will sound like an advertisement but

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Webinar

2008-01-31 Thread Patrick Leary
Thanks Marlon and John. Nice surprise to see the endorsement. To avoid any confusion, an e-mail to me serves as a registration, then I personally send each person the call in details. I purposely am not using a Jump page for registration out of respect for what I believe WISPs don't like (such

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Webinar

2008-01-31 Thread Brad Belton
I received a notification/invitation from Patrick/Alvarion on Jan 23rd. Automatically added it to my calendar. Didn't say anything about limited seating other than the webinar was for North American wISPs only.` I followed the hyperlink webinar testing instructions and appear to be good to go.

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Mike Hammett
I certainly have access to those, but I was looking get a 50 foot mast and was hoping there was a good solution for at least 30'. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Webinar

2008-01-31 Thread Patrick Leary
You are good to go Brad. The limited seats refers to how many dial-ins are permitted. I have already upped the quantity I need so I should be able to accommodate just about anyone. Patrick -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Belton Sent:

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Webinar

2008-01-31 Thread Brad Belton
OK, sounds good and looking forward to it. Thanks, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick Leary Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 10:43 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Webinar You are good to go Brad. The