Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-08 Thread Steve Barnes
So with two 2.4 24 dbi Grid with 30 pig tail, what distance of cable would you need in between them for the best match? Same with 5.8. Reason I ask is I have 2 locations that have no chance of electrical power but need to get around a woods to. Both are very short distances to tower but

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-08 Thread Mark Dueck
I think something like this would help: http://www.csgnetwork.com/freqwavelengthcalc.html On 06/08/2010 06:32 AM, Steve Barnes wrote: So with two 2.4 24 dbi Grid with 30 pig tail, what distance of cable would you need in between them for the best match? Same with 5.8. Reason I ask is I

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-08 Thread Philip Dorr
On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 7:32 AM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: So with two 2.4 24 dbi Grid with 30 pig tail, what distance of cable would you need in between them for the best match? Same with 5.8.  Reason I ask is I have 2 locations that have no chance of electrical power but need to

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread Travis Johnson
Yes. The corporation is it's own entity. Everyone is an employee of the corporation. Travis RickG wrote: Same subject, different question: Are you an employee of the corp? On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 1:55 PM, Travis Johnson t...@ida.net wrote: We are an S-corp and have been since the first

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-08 Thread Steve Barnes
OK so I used the calculator and the length is 1.2113 Inches for 1/4 wave. I will already have 60 inches of cable. So what multiplier would be needed to keep the 1/4 wave between the antennas. Then the issue is how much cable is inside the feed horn? Sounds like screw them together and test

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-08 Thread Mike
One part of the variable is the velocity factor of your feedline, BESIDES the simple algebra. The speed at which a signal travels within a coax cable is not the same as an electromagnetic wave traveling in free space. Instead it is affected by the dielectric in the coax cable. The wave is

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread Travis Johnson
The other thing to remember is with a corporation, technically you are not self-employed... which can make a big difference when trying to get personal loans, etc. Travis Microserv Travis Johnson wrote: Yes. The corporation is it's own entity. Everyone is an employee of the corporation.

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
I hear ya. Thanks! On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Larry Yunker leyun...@wispadvantage.com wrote: Rick, Your comment regarding owning nothing doesn't take into account the full picture.  You have earnings and you will continue to earn money in the future.  If you are found liable for a tort

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
Good points and good discussion. Thanks to all! On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 12:56 AM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: Same subject, different question: Are you an employee of the corp? Good question. Again that depends. Depends on whether you are making money or investing in money.

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
Tom, I wanted to reply to this before I sent my last remarks. Rather than employee, I've been a subcontractor to my corporation since it began. These CPAs say that since I work in the company this is not a good thing because the government doesnt get all its due through payroll taxes. On Tue,

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread Jerry Richardson
Yeah but they get it through self employment taxes. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 8:03 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes Tom, I wanted to

[WISPA] Mikrotik script

2010-06-08 Thread Jeremie Chism
Does anyone have a script that would allow failover on a 750g. I hve a customer that has dsl with pppoe for one connection and cable with dhcp on the other and in the event one fails would change over to the available connection. Sent from my iPhone

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik script

2010-06-08 Thread Josh Luthman
This is what I usually do. I find route distance (once you get to 3.something) is the most universally compatible - pppoe, dhcp, static, etc. http://stfunoo.be/?p=268 Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 “Success is not final, failure

[WISPA] rb1100

2010-06-08 Thread Kurt Fankhauser
Does anyone have the RB1100 in stock yet? -Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

[WISPA] Panelists Needed

2010-06-08 Thread Rick Harnish
I need some more panelists for the following sessions at the Regional Meeting. Please email me back if interested. Broadband Stimulus Panel Victoria Proffer - St. Louis Broadband Charles Wu - CTI Intro to WiMax Panel David Weddell - Omnicity, Inc. Matt Liotta Universal Service

[WISPA] NanoBridge M5 PoE Distance problem.

2010-06-08 Thread Cameron Kilton
We just installed and a NanoBridge M5 at 303' distance worth of Shireen outdoor shielded Cat5e. It would not keep a eth link with the 24 Volt .5 amp PoE provided. When I installed and 24 Volt 1 amp PoE that comes with Rocket M5, it works great. FYI for those that may run into this with long

[WISPA] OT: RAdwin 2000 freq and channel change?

2010-06-08 Thread Gino Villarini
Anyone knows how to change channel bandwidth and operating freq range on the Radwin 2000? Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. 787.273.4143 WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] OT: RAdwin 2000 freq and channel change?

2010-06-08 Thread Josh Luthman
With the Windows software? The config/install wizard I think. On 6/8/10, Gino Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com wrote: Anyone knows how to change channel bandwidth and operating freq range on the Radwin 2000? Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp.

Re: [WISPA] rb1100

2010-06-08 Thread Dennis Burgess
A number of them out there, but lots of them went with the pre-orders. --- Dennis Burgess, CCNA, Mikrotik Certified Trainer, MTCNA, MTCRE, MTCWE, MTCTCE, MTCUME Link Technologies, Inc -- Mikrotik WISP Support Services Office:

Re: [WISPA] OT: RAdwin 2000 freq and channel change?

2010-06-08 Thread Steve Barnes
Load your Radwin Manager Login as Operator or Installer In the Top left click on Link Configurator. Hit next twice (I think) and you should land on the Channel settings page. You can set width and Allowed frequencies. Finish through the wizard to changes settings on the link. Steve Barnes

[WISPA] Is Administrator Adelstein Look towards the WISP to take the Lead?

2010-06-08 Thread St. Louis Broadband
http://www.usda.gov/blog/usda/entry/h2_usda_utilities_administrator_highlig hts http://www.usda.gov/blog/usda/entry/h2_usda_utilities_administrator_highlig hts USDA Utilities Administrator Highlights the Importance of Bringing Broadband to Rural America Written by Jonathan Adelstein,

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-08 Thread Greg Ihnen
Gentlemen, I think there's some misunderstanding concerning feed line length and proper matching. If the source and load are both the same impedance as the feed line then you have a perfect 1:1 match and the impedance seen at the source is the same no matter what the feed line length

Re: [WISPA] NanoBridge M5 PoE Distance problem.

2010-06-08 Thread Josh Luthman
Thanks a bunch for sharing :) On 6/8/10, Cameron Kilton c...@midcoast.com wrote: We just installed and a NanoBridge M5 at 303' distance worth of Shireen outdoor shielded Cat5e. It would not keep a eth link with the 24 Volt .5 amp PoE provided. When I installed and 24 Volt 1 amp PoE that

Re: [WISPA] OT: RAdwin 2000 freq and channel change?

2010-06-08 Thread Patrick Shoemaker
You must be logged in as installer to perform a freq. band change. However operator can change frequencies within a band. L series will support max 20 MHz channel BW. C series lets you do 40 with the latest firmware. Patrick Shoemaker Vector Data Systems LLC shoemak...@vectordatasystems.com

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread Tom DeReggi
There are several ways to pay yourself Loan re-payment. Equity Draw Payroll-Employee Subscontractor EndOfYear profit roll over - (Scorp, LLC, Sole PRoprietor) Dividends (Corp) Bonuses (form of payroll) Tax Breaks (To offset other income sources) Company Benefits. As far as Subcontractor

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
But, they're not getting unemployment taxes, and they loose 7.5% on social security taxes... On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: Yeah but they get it through self employment taxes. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
Tom, Very good info - as always! I agree that being an employee offers benefits and its mostly a good thing. I'm just tired of government deadlines to get things in on time or get penalized. With that said, according to these CPA's as an employee you can still get scrutinized - as the IRS can

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
Oh, another question if you dont mind. What rate are you paying your CPA's? My new guy wants a $750 retainer just to file my 2009 S-Corp returns. I think thats high but maybe not, who knows? WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread Aaron D. Osgood
Ours charges closer to $400 - AND handles the personal stuff as well. Even survived an audit from 3 years ago and came out with Uncle Sam owing us! ;-) Sent from my BlackBerry® smartphone with Nextel Direct Connect -Original Message- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread Jeromie Reeves
Mmm sounds like a good CPA! I am thinking it is time to go LLC but have learned not to trust a local CPA (everything from loose lips to horrible security breaches by the common passerby). On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 6:49 PM, Aaron D. Osgood aosg...@streamline-solutions.net wrote: Ours charges closer

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread Scottie Arnett
The 7.5% comes back in on self-employment tax. That is the social security tax on the self-employed. Scottie But, they're not getting unemployment taxes, and they loose 7.5% on social security taxes... On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: Yeah

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
If I understand correctly, social security tax is 15%. In an employment situation, an employee pays 7.5% and the employer matches pays the other 7.5%. If you subcontract, you only pay 7.5% and the corp pays nothing. On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 11:27 PM, Scottie Arnett sarn...@info-ed.com wrote: The

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
Wow! I'd love that! On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 9:49 PM, Aaron D. Osgood aosg...@streamline-solutions.net wrote: Ours charges closer to $400 - AND handles the personal stuff as well. Even survived an audit from 3 years ago and came out with Uncle Sam owing us! ;-) Sent from my BlackBerry®

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
Maybe, only time will tell. I like him but concerned about him being so ultra-conservation. Can you find a CPA in a nearby, bigger city? Thats what I'm considering. On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 9:53 PM, Jeromie Reeves jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Mmm sounds like a good CPA!  I am thinking it is time

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread David Sovereen
If you are a subcontractor, you pay the entire 15% yourself. Subcontracting does not eliminate or reduce any social security tax obligation. It only alters who pays it. Dave RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: If I understand correctly, social security tax is 15%. In an employment situation,