Re: [WISPA] I'm pulling Mikrotik

2010-09-18 Thread Forbes Mercy
Steve, What a nice email, thanks. Yes I'm at the hotel bar at LA and you're right, this was a recipe to fix the chest pain my system was giving my young heart. :) This is a very supportive list of some very good people and I'm sorry when I just lash out but Thursday's 16 hour work day and 8

Re: [WISPA] I'm pulling Mikrotik

2010-09-18 Thread Forbes Mercy
Some 411's some 433's all running 4.11, the 133's are running 3.something, all current with firmware upgrades as well, no change to speak of. On 9/17/2010 5:18 AM, Jeremy Parr wrote: On 17 September 2010 04:27, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.com mailto:forbes.me...@wabroadband.com

[WISPA] Tower Footings

2010-09-18 Thread Paul Hendry
Hi all, We have a 12m VersaTower that we are looking to install but where it needs installing there is already a very solid concrete foundations. We have only ever installed a tower by digging fresh foundations and was wondering if anyone knows of an acceptable techniche for

Re: [WISPA] I'm pulling Mikrotik

2010-09-18 Thread RickG
Forbes, this business has its up downs. I've spent all year so far upgrading my tower APs backhauls. Then weird things started happening. Its disheartening when you think your doing good but it ends up being bad! You're right though, the list is very helpfull (thanks to all!). After things are

[WISPA] Climbing a 1768' tower

2010-09-18 Thread Rogelio
http://www.instructables.com/community/How-to-climb-a-1768-foot-tower/ Wow... WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] I'm pulling Mikrotik

2010-09-18 Thread Jon Auer
Vyatta has a much better reputation for stability for things like internet border routing among the usual internet-scale suspects on nanog list etc. Mikrotik has a pretty bad rap out there for 'causing' a couple global BGP issues a year or so ago. MT isn't helping by being largely incompetent at

Re: [WISPA] I'm pulling Mikrotik

2010-09-18 Thread Butch Evans
On Sat, 2010-09-18 at 16:04 -0500, Jon Auer wrote: Vyatta has a much better reputation for stability for things like internet border routing among the usual internet-scale suspects on nanog list etc. I suspect this is more about a lack of understanding of the fact that Mikrotik is NOT

Re: [WISPA] Tower Footings

2010-09-18 Thread Robert West
I would want to know the concrete strength, if it had rebar in it and how deep and wide it goes. As well if they are belled out. I'm all for saving a bunch of bucks but gotta make sure you stay within specs for the new tower. Also, bolting onto the old foundation, go deep! Bob-

Re: [WISPA] I'm pulling Mikrotik

2010-09-18 Thread Rubens Kuhl
MT isn't helping by being largely incompetent at change/quality control. Regressons appearing between releases on modules where there are no changes listed in the changelog etc. Changelogs that don't reflect actual changes or secretive known bugs are a bad industry habit. Cisco does that as

[WISPA] FW: Specifications for Internet services on public frequency

2010-09-18 Thread Robert West
Hey all. I've reached out and replied to Paul here and suggested that he join the group. If anyone has any help to give him, cool! Glen - didn't you go to Haiti after the quake? Maybe you could be the Dude on this one! Bob- -Original Message- From: Georges-Keny PAUL

Re: [WISPA] FW: Specifications for Internet services on public frequency

2010-09-18 Thread Matt Jenkins
Paul, Every deployment requires a different approach and that approach should include the consideration of a great many factors. I am assuming that since you are being pointed here, you are working to build a Wireless ISP. I assume by public frequencies you are referring to U.S. unlicensed

Re: [WISPA] FW: Specifications for Internet services on public frequency

2010-09-18 Thread Robert West
Paul is in Haiti. Considering the recent disaster there, you can imagine the hurdles he's trying to overcome. I feel for him! But it would be damn fun to do it! Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Matt Jenkins

Re: [WISPA] FW: Specifications for Internet services on public frequency

2010-09-18 Thread Matt Jenkins
Ah Haiti. I assumed he was somewhere in rural US. I wonder what the FCC equivalent laws in Haiti are like? On 09/18/2010 07:58 PM, Robert West wrote: Paul is in Haiti. Considering the recent disaster there, you can imagine the hurdles he's trying to overcome. I feel for him! But it would