Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-09 Thread George Rogato
The last harness we bought had a bar across the seat. My guys like that better because it lets them rest more on their butts than their legs while working on the side of the tower. I think it's Elk River Eagle Tower LX Harness. Not sure exactly though, it's listed at 227.95 and I thought we

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-09 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
That is the one I have. It's really nice. George Rogato wrote: The last harness we bought had a bar across the seat. My guys like that better because it lets them rest more on their butts than their legs while working on the side of the tower. I think it's Elk River Eagle Tower LX

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread Eric Merkel (Mail Lists)
To resolve this issue, most webmails have the ability to limit how many emails are sent within a certain period of time or use captcha to make it a PITA to send out mass spams. -Eric - Original Message - From: David E. Smith d...@mvn.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent:

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Adam Greene
Have had good results with radwin ... - Original Message - From: John McDowell j...@boonlink.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 12:50 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations We're pretty exclusive to the AN80 on

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-09 Thread Matt
The last harness we bought had a bar across the seat. My guys like that better because it lets them rest more on their butts than their legs while working on the side of the tower. I think it's Elk River Eagle Tower LX Harness. Not sure exactly though, it's listed at 227.95 and I thought we

Re: [WISPA] 1and1.com

2009-01-09 Thread Mike Hammett
That would most likely only retrieve items in the Inbox. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Jay Clark li...@s135365950.onlinehome.us Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 9:38 AM To:

Re: [WISPA] 1and1.com

2009-01-09 Thread Mike Hammett
Strike one against outsourcing email, etc. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net dmburg...@linktechs.net Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 9:29 AM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] 1and1.com

2009-01-09 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Just tried and all it did was yank all the inbox messages. Now I am sending those back to the imap account. It's didn't even try to get the folders. Brian Jay Clark wrote: Is it possible to log into the same account using POP settings and retrieve the mail that way? Jay On Jan 9, 2009,

Re: [WISPA] [isp-wireless] FM radio station site strangeness

2009-01-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Thanks Mike, The change to 10 meg half doesn't help. In fact, most devices won't connect at all then. The worst part is that the most expensive gear is most effected by this! ug I have installed ferrite beads that do indeed help. Apryl can get you the contact info and part number.

Re: [WISPA] 1and1.com

2009-01-09 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
I will switch as soon as I wait 5 days to see if they have a backup. Brian Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net wrote: I have a number of customers that switched from them because of this reason. Just no one there. -- * Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik

Re: [WISPA] 1and1.com

2009-01-09 Thread Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net
I don't outsource this, but I do host it on the Virtual servers we sell. The key is we can log into the server and do whatever, including getting messages like this etc. e-mail is cheap, its simple to support and just runs for the most part. Its that stupid hardware problem that kills ya!

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net
second this!! :) So far seeing good results as well with the new R5Hs and N-Stream too ;) -- * Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik Certified Trainer WISPA Board Member - wispa.org http://www.wispa.org/ Link Technologies, Inc -- Mikrotik WISP Support Services*

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread 3-dB Networks
Well I have always been really happy with the Motorola PtP series radios (maybe a PtP 300 for this link). It all depends on what you need... T-1 transport, how much data throughput, channel size, latency, noise immunity, warranties, fcc compliance, etc. That part number is for a single pol dish

Re: [WISPA] 1and1.com

2009-01-09 Thread D. Ryan Spott
What do you run on your local machine? Unix or Windows? Does 1and1 require SSL for IMAP? Let me know, I might have a tool for you. ryan Brian Rohrbacher wrote: I will switch as soon as I wait 5 days to see if they have a backup. Brian Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net wrote: I have a number

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread John Scrivner
Can you share a brief explanation of what all Mikrotik N-Stream does? I know you can set up two radios (one up and one down) but I do not know what else it can do. We have some Mikrotik in the air now and would like to start taking advantage of this if it has real advantages. Thank you, Scriv On

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net
Like I said, if you just need data, then MT can't be beat on this. lets see, 30-40 meg throughput in most cases, if he gets good signals, super low latency, usually 1-2ms if that, warrantied product, and FCC certification ;) Heck, just the boxes with POEs, ethernet surge and new 6gig Coax

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Josh Luthman
Is the better nstreme available in the full release or is it still a test package? On 1/9/09, Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net dmburg...@linktechs.net wrote: Like I said, if you just need data, then MT can't be beat on this. lets see, 30-40 meg throughput in most cases, if he gets good signals,

Re: [WISPA] [isp-wireless] FM radio station site strangeness

2009-01-09 Thread os10rules
Is using fiber-optic cable out of the question? Greg On Jan 9, 2009, at 11:28 AM, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Thanks Mike, The change to 10 meg half doesn't help. In fact, most devices won't connect at all then. The worst part is that the most expensive gear is most effected by this!

[WISPA] FOR SALE: Spectrum Analyzer + Trango Stuff

2009-01-09 Thread Scott Vander Dussen
Nice Bumblebee SA + Trango Stuff http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZscottvd Thanks, `S WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread David E. Smith
Kurt Fankhauser wrote: According to the website one box is capable of running as either/or. (I thought) But not both at the same time :( David Smith MVN.net WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread David E. Smith
Mike Hammett wrote: What about forcing those accounts to change paswords? I've been doing that - again, I'm trying to be proactive rather than reactive. If I told my boss yeah, we need to change everyone's password he'd laugh at me. And not in a funny-ha-ha way. The computer belonging to the

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Tom DeReggi
Yes, Nstreme can add significant speed, depending on the situation, It should be noted that... 1. Nstreme performs slower if the Radios do not have fast enough processors. For example, we found the old RB532s 233Mhz, NOT fast enough proc. 2. Nstreme works great (fast) on the newer faster

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net
Yes you have to have a good processor, it does compression. I also believe it does MPPP as well, and larger frame sizes as well to get higher speeds. Hence, processor usage is key. MT is a router, why bridge! :) never really needed to do WDS with N-stream etc. Its also a polling system and

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread David E. Smith
Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net wrote: Yes you have to have a good processor, it does compression. I also believe it does MPPP as well, and larger frame sizes as well to get higher speeds. Hence, processor usage is key. When I was testing this - pretty informally, two radios set on the

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Jack Unger
David, Just for info here but it's possible that your signals were so loud that the receivers were being overloaded. That drives them bananas... jack David E. Smith wrote: Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net wrote: Yes you have to have a good processor, it does compression. I also

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net
With that inside like that, you can get reflections etc. It does the compression and M3P I'm sure as well. It should not incraase the latency that much and should not fluctuate like that normally. -- * Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik Certified Trainer WISPA

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net
yep, anything more than -40 is BAD. better tests are around -55 or so.. -- * Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik Certified Trainer WISPA Board Member - wispa.org http://www.wispa.org/ Link Technologies, Inc -- Mikrotik WISP Support Services* *Office*: 314-735-0270

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Tom DeReggi
MT is a router, why bridge! :) Ease of central management. We don't have a good way to track all the IPs and confgiurations that get assigned to the MT. Most of our MT CPEs terminate in Tenant buildings with Multiple subs. Traffic is easy to seperate, when VLANs can get past through end to

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Tom DeReggi
He didn't say he was at -40 rssi. He said he had 40db of SNR. But regardless... to test accurately, the two radios need to be connected via coax, and an adequate attenuator in between. With that said, we had similar results to David, UNTIL we used faster processor boards. Processor speed was

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread Jeff Broadwick
I didn't think they needed a password to spoof your email addy? -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Mike Hammett Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 12:52 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Tom DeReggi
Instead of being consistent, some would be 3ms, some would be 100ms. notes... First, latency is not always bad, if it is not created by congestion that usually results in packet loss or slowing down TCPIP. Second, MT allows setting the packet combining into 1 of 3 ways. So if it is a

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread Scott Lambert
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 11:35:57AM -0600, David E. Smith wrote: Mike Hammett wrote: What about forcing those accounts to change paswords? I've been doing that - again, I'm trying to be proactive rather than reactive. If I told my boss yeah, we need to change everyone's password he'd

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread Kurt Fankhauser
Thanks for the advice, are you a Ham radio operator? Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC P.O. Box 126 Bucyrus, OH 44820 419-562-6405 www.wavelinc.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Scott Lambert Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread David E. Smith
Scott Lambert wrote: Have your techs look at each cutomer's password every time they talk to a customer. The customer is already on the phone, Dang, forgot my password again. Help them to choose a better password. Doesn't help, when the problem is their PC has keylogger software on it

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Matt
Andrews Antenna P3F-52-NXA 5.8GHz backhaul radio died today because of a power surge. Old Proxim gear, 2 x T1. I wanted some feedback from vendors/users of what they are using. I need to keep it under $5K if possible. Link distance: 8.3 miles Antennas: Andrews P3F-52-NXA

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Patrick Nix Jr.
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Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread Scott Lambert
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 01:42:15PM -0600, David E. Smith wrote: Scott Lambert wrote: Have your techs look at each cutomer's password every time they talk to a customer. The customer is already on the phone, Dang, forgot my password again. Help them to choose a better password. Doesn't

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread John Thomas
If you have an inbound box, you can use it as an outbound relay. You don't get the full functionality as you would with a dedicated outbound box, but you do get some functionality, especially since you can see all inbound and outbound messages in the log. John Kurt Fankhauser wrote:

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread John Thomas
In the Barracuda, under BasicAdministration at the bottom of the page, you choose the direction, inbound or outbound. If you click on Advanced, you should have an Outbound/Relay tab. If you set this to allow your email server to relay through the Barracuda, it will log your messages and do

[WISPA] Rohn 55 pics

2009-01-09 Thread chris cooper
Does anyone have any pics of a guyed Rohn 55g with some parabolics on it? I need some pictures to help some folks visualize a tower. If you can help, hit me offlist. Thanks in advance, Chris Cooper Intelliwave

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Matt Larsen - Lists
I just lent a pair of Bullet5 units to a friend who is planning to replace some old upconverted Alvarion BH units on a 26 mile link with 2' dishes. That should be an interesting test. Matt Larsen vistabeam.com Matt wrote: Andrews Antenna P3F-52-NXA 5.8GHz backhaul radio died today

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Adam Goodman
Please let us know how it worked Sent from my iPhone On Jan 9, 2009, at 7:40 PM, Matt Larsen - Lists li...@manageisp.com wrote: I just lent a pair of Bullet5 units to a friend who is planning to replace some old upconverted Alvarion BH units on a 26 mile link with 2' dishes. That

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread Alan Long
I just purchased a pair of the ps5 units and plan to give them a test also... Aerowire Alan Long Director of Network Operations alan.l...@aerowire.net 687 North Dean Road Auburn, AL 36830 tel: 3342759998 mobile: 336092

[WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator

2009-01-09 Thread George Rogato
Anyone familiar with these? http://www.solarconverters.com/desulphate10.htm I'm wondering if they are whats needed to bring any battery back to life. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread Mike Hammett
They don't to spoof an email, they do to log into your webmail account and send email as you. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Jeff Broadwick jeffl...@comcast.net Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009

Re: [WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator

2009-01-09 Thread Tom Sharples
Years ago you could buy a liquid that contained cadmium to supposedly do the same thing. That stuff was mostly snake oil in my experience, but maybe this gadget will work better. If you do buy one please let us know if it works ! Tom S. - Original Message - From: George Rogato

Re: [WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator

2009-01-09 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Lots of airplane owners swear by them. - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 8:20 PM Subject: [WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator Anyone familiar with these?

Re: [WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator

2009-01-09 Thread D. Ryan Spott
http://backwoodssolar.com/catalog/batteries.htm#BATTERY%20LIFE%20SAVER%20DE-SULFATOR ryan On Jan 9, 2009, at 7:20 PM, George Rogato wrote: Anyone familiar with these? http://www.solarconverters.com/desulphate10.htm I'm wondering if they are whats needed to bring any battery back to life.

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Backhaul Radio Recommendations

2009-01-09 Thread RickG
I've got a 5GHz bullet talking to a WRAP on a 1 mile test link. It's working very well. I dont know about 8 miles though... -RickG On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Andrews Antenna P3F-52-NXA 5.8GHz backhaul radio died today because of a power surge. Old Proxim