Re: [WISPA] MT question

2010-08-10 Thread Forbes Mercy
, 2010 at 11:22 AM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.com mailto:forbes.me...@wabroadband.com wrote: You're basic 433 with an SR2, Winbox sees both but the R isn't by the SR2. We checked bridge then port and they're all set up right, there is the hash mark next

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP also!!!

2010-08-09 Thread Forbes Mercy
-2410 e-mail: rwall...@newgenet.net rwall...@tigernet.bz -Original Message- *From:* Forbes Mercy [mailto:forbes.me...@wabroadband.com] *Sent:* Monday, August 2, 2010 12:21 AM *To:* 'WISPA General List' *Subject:* Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP Hey whoever forwarded my issue

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP also!!!

2010-08-09 Thread Forbes Mercy
not one failed piece of it. Forbes Mercy President - Washington Broadband, Inc. 3201 W. Nob Hill Blvd. Yakima, WA 98902 forbes.me...@wabroadband.com On 8/9/2010 9:06 AM, Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Forbes, Curious as to if this bullet had gotten water in it or what. Someone on the list a while back had

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP also!!!

2010-08-09 Thread Forbes Mercy
absolutely no sense. On 8/9/2010 9:34 AM, Josh Luthman wrote: Plus tower climbing fees. It isn't just $89. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.com wrote

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP also!!!

2010-08-09 Thread Forbes Mercy
*From:* wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] *On Behalf Of *Forbes Mercy *Sent:* Monday, August 09, 2010 12:22 PM *To:* WISPA General List *Subject:* Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP also!!! Kurt, Did it fail during a heavy rain/thunderstorm

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti Link - Poor Performance

2010-08-06 Thread Forbes Mercy
Funny timing for this discussion (which could be on the ubnt_users list) but I'm spending tonight with 12 Nano's and Loco's resetting them and uploading the latest firmware before putting them back in service. Here on my couch watching TV with my notebook and USB to my Ubiquiti's, how do YOU

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Bandwidth Sources.

2010-08-05 Thread Forbes Mercy
How can I find out more about the Charter program? Forbes On 8/5/2010 2:58 PM, Faisal Imtiaz wrote: FWIW if you are in Charter Cable Territory. you might consider joining FISPA...for their program.. Charter is more than happy to sell (For re-sale or own use) Charter Cable

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Health Insurance

2010-08-04 Thread Forbes Mercy
, please tell me if you can where my post is less political than the above? I rest my case. -RickG On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.com wrote: Rick, Can we nip this in the butt right now? The discussion was to see if it was feasible for WISPA to look

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Health Insurance

2010-08-03 Thread Forbes Mercy
to the business of being a WISP driven list on helping other WISP's, I appreciate you respecting this request. Forbes Mercy Promotion Committee Chair On 8/3/2010 9:45 AM, RickG wrote: With all dues respect, we ALL NOW have the accessibility to health care! In addition, we're supposed to be a FREE

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Health Insurance

2010-08-03 Thread Forbes Mercy
Sorry don't agree, nobody asked for Health care politics, Rick asked if you were interested in a joint venture to buy insurance, political discussion on health care doesn't belong here. Its not just my comments I'm stating policy of WISPA as a board member. You can debate the FCC or

[WISPA] I NEED HELP

2010-08-01 Thread Forbes Mercy
This has been a very long day, after a lightning storm we started to have towers randomly drop for 2-10 minutes with no consistency as to where, how how long. The tower that was affected by last nights lightning restarted (locally) so that wasn't it. The outages were so extensive that at one

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP

2010-08-01 Thread Forbes Mercy
-Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org http://us.mc525.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org http://us.mc525.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Sunday, August 01

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP

2010-08-01 Thread Forbes Mercy
...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org http://us.mc525.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 2:45 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] I NEED HELP This has been a very long day

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP

2010-08-01 Thread Forbes Mercy
-Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 2:45 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] I NEED HELP This has been a very long day, after a lightning storm we started to have

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP

2010-08-01 Thread Forbes Mercy
results to what you are reporting. 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 Forbes Mercy Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 2:45 AM

Re: [WISPA] I NEED HELP

2010-08-01 Thread Forbes Mercy
Hey whoever forwarded my issue to Brett thanks, he pointed out how to isolate individual bridges with WireShark. I did that and found the tower, it's too late today but having that tower down brought the rest of the system back up. As Marlon said so will you be routed tomorrow? Well maybe

Re: [WISPA] Service in Belfair, WA?

2010-07-29 Thread Forbes Mercy
Wow that's memories, I used to be the Fire Chief in Belfair in the early/mid-90's, but to answer your question no I don't.. Forbes On 7/29/2010 10:04 AM, Kevin Sullivan wrote: Anyone cover that town? Kevin

Re: [WISPA] OFFLIST: Re: Mikrotik User Meeting

2010-07-29 Thread Forbes Mercy
Josh, Sorry but that email was out of line, why would you take the we'll take our Butch fans and leave attitude? it's totally against what we have all worked for in improving conditions for WISP's and access to our paid vendors. The first thing Dennis did was go on the Board list and

Re: [WISPA] Overheating UPS?

2010-07-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
Larsen - Lists wrote: It is getting ready to fail.I have had two APCs that got hot and failed soon after.One made for an awful stink in the NOC when it finally went. I thought the building was on fire. Matt Larsen vistabeam.com On 7/27/2010 7:39 PM, Forbes Mercy wrote

Re: [WISPA] Off-net rebooting

2010-07-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
Most common mistake made with the Web Power Switch units is the default is to leave plugs off when losing power, we change those settings to restore to previous state on power loss, problem solved. Don't forget to save changes. Forbes On 7/28/2010 10:26 AM, Kristian Hoffmann wrote: Thanks

Re: [WISPA] Health Insurance

2010-07-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
In Washington State the Association of Washington Businesses (Average White Band as I like to call them) have a statewide buy-in policy that's half of what I paid when I had my own Blue Cross plan, it went up 2 percent last year while my old one averaged 10-15 percent annual raise and

[WISPA] Overheating UPS?

2010-07-27 Thread Forbes Mercy
One of my UPS's at a house/tower was chirping, I sent a technician to pull the unit in for testing. It was so hot that they had to wrap it in towels to move it, it wasn't chirping when he got there. It has a minimum load of about 3-4 amps for a couple Mikrotik and Motorola radios on it with

[WISPA] Fire

2010-07-19 Thread Forbes Mercy
I was there but had to listen to it from St. Louis on an Internet based scanner. Forbes Mercy Washington Broadband WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Early bird dinner

2010-07-19 Thread Forbes Mercy
Jim, I'm already checked in so if you get enough interest I'd happily tag along. Forbes/ / On 7/19/2010 12:47 PM, Jim Patient wrote: I have a little damage recovery to do from storms this weekend (lost 2 APs) but should be done this evening. I don't see any activities on the schedule for

Re: [WISPA] Early bird dinner

2010-07-19 Thread Forbes Mercy
Mike, There is a meet and greet sponsored dinner tomorrow night starting at 6:00 PM. Forbes On 7/19/2010 2:50 PM, Mike wrote: Now if you made that offer tomorrow night ... my son and I will arrive late afternoon/early evening. Friendly Regards, Mike Mike Gilchrist Disruptive

Re: [WISPA] Early bird dinner

2010-07-19 Thread Forbes Mercy
Got it, thanks. On 7/19/2010 2:48 PM, Jim Patient wrote: I'll pick you up about 6:00PM. I'll be in a green GMC Envoy. If anyone else shows up just let them know and if there are more than 3 more then give me a heads up so I can send another truck. Jim On 7/19/2010 4:45 PM, Forbes Mercy

Re: [WISPA] OT, fire at Odessa

2010-07-16 Thread Forbes Mercy
Yeah but one less thing to worry about while you're gone and it didn't hurt your equipment, sweet! See you in St. Louie. Forbes On 7/16/2010 8:54 AM, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Sheesh, I leave town and all of the big stuff happens! 3000 acres up in smoke in one afternoon! wowsers

Re: [WISPA] Friday Laugh

2010-07-16 Thread Forbes Mercy
I was wondering when the Friday Funnies were going to start! On 7/16/2010 10:24 AM, Jim Patient wrote: I understand you don't want the antenna on your roof, mam. Is there some other place you can mount it?. Yes there is one other place that we can mount it and still get through the

Re: [WISPA] DD-WRT

2010-07-13 Thread Forbes Mercy
Hey I have a 1400 56K modem Nortel unit I couldn't even get a penny bid on ebay sitting in my garage. While we're at it I have numerous Portmaster units 2's and 3's, damned expensive then, not so much worth anything now. Forbes On 7/13/2010 11:12 AM, Robert West wrote: Yep. Those were

Re: [WISPA] Note of support for the WISPA Regional Meeting

2010-07-06 Thread Forbes Mercy
wait this year. I look forward to seeing you and everyone else at what will be a Regional Meeting for the books. Forbes Mercy Promotion Committee Chair - WISPA On 7/6/2010 8:49 AM, Patrick Leary wrote: I just wanted to drop a note to the WISPA board and to members after reviewing the agenda

Re: [WISPA] ISP seeking MRP (material requirements planning) software

2010-07-06 Thread Forbes Mercy
Really? There's a google spreadsheet? Does it interface with the calendar? What don't they do? On 7/6/2010 11:56 AM, Josh Luthman wrote: My installer updates a (Google) spreadsheet and notifies me to look at it saying we're getting low. I buy what we're low on and it fills back up. Josh

Re: [WISPA] ISP seeking MRP (material requirements planning) software

2010-07-06 Thread Forbes Mercy
: It doesn't make snide jealous remarks =P Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” --- Winston Churchill On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 2:59 PM, Forbes

Re: [WISPA] Renaissance sold out for WISPA Regional Meeting

2010-07-06 Thread Forbes Mercy
Chuck, Today they opened up a few more rooms at the $109 rate, give em a call back and ask again. Forbes On 7/6/2010 12:09 PM, Chuck Hogg wrote: Argghh.. Renaissance is sold out. Regards, Chuck Hogg Shelby Broadband 502-722-9292 ch...@shelbybb.commailto:ch...@shelbybb.com

Re: [WISPA] Note of support for the WISPA Regional Meeting

2010-07-06 Thread Forbes Mercy
. Forbes Mercy Promotion Committee Chair - WISPA On 7/6/2010 3:20 PM, Randy Cosby wrote: Are there plans for other regional meetings - like in Utah, Vegas or Colorado? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik question

2010-07-06 Thread Forbes Mercy
It's AbacusTitanium replacing those boring inefficient strings with solid inflexible thread of steel. Balls of gold and a guide designed by Microsoft with all new words there is a bend and hidden curve in this steel maze, still performing the same function but indecipherable. Oh and it's

Re: [WISPA] 900MHz VS 3.65GHz

2010-06-30 Thread Forbes Mercy
We put a new Microtik 411 in service and it has v4 on it. We can't log into it with the web interface or winbox. Is this a new feature? Forbes WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] Mikrotik question

2010-06-30 Thread Forbes Mercy
Dammit I hit send before changing the subject line Oh and its v4.5 not 4. Thanks for the help. On 6/30/2010 11:56 AM, Forbes Mercy wrote: We put a new Mikrotik 411 in service and it has v4 on it. We can't log into it with the web interface or winbox. Is this a new feature? Forbes

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges? mumble back

2010-06-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
Travis, We not only looked at Vegas, not only did Vegas come in a close 3rd in the survey where 77 members answered back in October 2009 but we actually (3 board members) went there and met with people, trust me Vegas was on our radar. It wasn't first though and an even larger conflict was

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges?

2010-06-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
Robert, Are you on the Promotion Committee? These are all important inputs we need when we make decisions, it wasn't the board who decided, they followed the recommendations of the Promotion Committee. We have no intention of having another summer show, we have learned a lot in this our

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges?

2010-06-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 11:44 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges? Robert, Are you on the Promotion Committee? These are all important inputs we need when we make

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges?

2010-06-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 4:06 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges? Chuck, You wouldn't get any objection from me, are you going on the Wireless Cruise this fall? Forbes On 6/28/2010 1:57 PM, Chuck Profito wrote: How

Re: [WISPA] St. Louis Regional Meeting Change of Venue

2010-06-24 Thread Forbes Mercy
Great job, Rick. Forbes On 6/24/2010 1:09 PM, Rick Harnish wrote: To everyone, I have successfully negotiated a lower rate of $79/room at the Renaissance https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/stlsa-renaissance-st-louis-airport-h otel/ Hotel near the St. Louis Airport. This rate will

Re: [WISPA] regional show

2010-06-21 Thread Forbes Mercy
Membership wise I don't know but I think the entire board will be there. Forbes On 6/20/2010 9:45 PM, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: I finally got my registration done. So who else is going? I'm really looking forward to seeing/meeting folks there! marlon

Re: [WISPA] Is this a record of some kind?

2010-06-12 Thread Forbes Mercy
As a long ago CB'er I have to ask, can there be skip on the 2.4 range? :) Purrrdy soon we'll be yellin 'breaker' to some leeeneir driven AP just south of the border, streamin Wolfman Spam... but i digress. On 6/11/2010 10:16 PM, MDK wrote: This evening I was at one of my access points... one

Re: [WISPA] Talk about A Geeks Geek ...

2010-06-04 Thread Forbes Mercy
Victoria, All I can say is WOW, nice job... and he really said that about WISPA? WOW! Forbes - Original Message - From: St. Louis Broadbandli...@stlbroadband.com To: 'WISPA General List'wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 11:40 AM Subject: [WISPA] Talk about A Geeks Geek

Re: [WISPA] Short-range NLOS question

2010-05-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
bang for your buck, we invite you to join our organization and perhaps your lurker could turn into a participant in our collective of making this industry better for all. If you have further questions about our organization please feel free to email me. Thanks, Forbes Mercy Promotion Committee

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
My favorite is those damn PS3 customers. If the PS3 servers sense even one time-out or several pings above what they want the customer calls screaming that we are at fault. It's forced us to follow our network back until we found a switch causing the intermittent time-outs (about one every

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
How ridiculous is this thread? Why wouldn't Jack have some fun with your 'title' name since its obviously false. And for those who act like we're insulting a new member we're not stupid, his name is Jason Philbrook not dinkle whatever and if he chooses to use a goofy name he opens himself up

Re: [WISPA] How the FCC Proposes the Regulate Broadband

2010-05-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
I nominate Matt Larsen to serve on the panel for USF at the Regional Meeting! Wouldn't it be interesting if Tom was on there to? I'd go just for the debate! On 5/28/2010 12:39 PM, Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: Tom, Thank you for asking your questions - I have some awesome answers for you.

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man Survey Results

2010-05-24 Thread Forbes Mercy
So I took a survey and 39 of you responded with your answers. The first choice was Galaga and the Second Centepede. I appreciate your help, we will be integrating them into the Regional Meeting happening July 21/22. Thanks for your help in guiding our decisions. 1st ChoiceGame2nd

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread Forbes Mercy
According to Maxim, which us single guys still get to read :) women like nerds more, good women anyway. Its no insult at all, I spent the same amount of time on those games in my youth and Matt's Galaga is my fav, maybe we can have the St. Louis WISP dig one up for the hotel at our upcoming

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread Forbes Mercy
'role playing' :P happy dreams everyone! ryan On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 9:05 AM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: According to Maxim, which us single guys still get to read :) women like nerds more, good women anyway. Its no insult at all, I spent the same amount

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread Forbes Mercy
OK this thread is very interesting and with it being PacMan's 30th it would be cool for you to vote on your top two favorite Arcade Video Games so I put together a survey, a little Friday Fun. It's two questions and I'll post the results Monday. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8KHW9YS Thanks,

[WISPA] Ubiquiti List

2010-05-18 Thread Forbes Mercy
at our main web site wispa.org http://wispa.org. We look forward to having your participation in discussion to help your technical needs and suggestions for potential improvements to this already fine product. Forbes Mercy WISPA Board Member Promotion Committee Chairman

[WISPA] T- minus 1 hour

2010-05-14 Thread forbes . mercy
http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] Bizarre *Cold* front coming from the west

2010-04-21 Thread Forbes Mercy
That is not global warming, its El' Nino, happens every 7 years or so here's the cycle for the US. Normal year/pre el' nino - normal snow in the NW, dry in SW and SE, fairly strong hurricane season, weaker tornado season el' nino - much less snow in NW, wet snowy winters in SW and SE, weak

Re: [WISPA] what to use with Mikrotik as AP

2010-04-19 Thread Forbes Mercy
I have lots of MT AP's, in fact most of them are, I do use a couple of UBNT AP (and I'm talking about 2.4, almost all of my 5GHZ AP's are UBNT). The thing I hate is the ACL list which I can't put in the customer name and IP so I can easily diagnosis it. I guess it's forcing me to put up a

Re: [WISPA] Friday Funnies

2010-04-16 Thread Forbes Mercy
The 80 year old dial up customer calls, he's running Windows 3.1 and regularly complains about speed, he's the kind of guy who would bring in his record player and ask why the CD won't play. He says he got a notice that his PPP/Winsock wouldn't work, he yells I can't get my PPP up! On

Re: [WISPA] Bridge Network - ARP Poisioning

2010-04-15 Thread Forbes Mercy
We have the same thing happening every morning this week (always between 8:53 to 9:15AM), it takes down two to four towers, all mikrotik (figures). Wireshark has been inconclusive so upon the advice here I installed arpwatch. As far as I can see arp requests, but not arp responses, and only

[WISPA] ADP Flooding

2010-04-15 Thread Forbes Mercy
I'm trying to limit my ADP (Attack Detection Limit) by putting in the following settings: Client connection limit:90 Client failure limit:60 Client warning limit:50 Blocked client action: Drop Unblocking time: 5min I think this may help stop the flooding that is jeopardizing the network. I'm

[WISPA] Ubiquiti made no points today

2010-04-13 Thread Forbes Mercy
After falling in like with the Rocket M Nano's the Rocket M Bullets and the Mimos I have to say I'm firmly unimpressed with the integrated antenna series. We bought a pack of 10 of the 27dbi grids, not one of them would associate to our Mimos yet a bullet and in some cases, where distance

[WISPA] Does anybody have any ideas?

2010-03-31 Thread Forbes Mercy
We have been plagued with an ongoing issue in our Mikrotik backhauls. It happens about once a month and only on three radios that feed each other, all other sites work fine. Site A is my head end, it is a Mikrotik 433 with an XR5 chip that feeds about five miles to another site to Site B.

Re: [WISPA] Does anybody have any ideas?

2010-03-31 Thread Forbes Mercy
Thanks for the interest in helping here is the info: Site A RB532A board AR5212 chip v3.30 OS Running as an AP Bridge Running WDS and Nstreme Site B to Site A RB133 board A5413 chip v3.30 OS Running as Station WDS Running WDS and Nstreme Site B to Site C RB532A board AR5413 chip v3.30 OS

Re: [WISPA] Oh this business, tell me again why we love it?!

2010-03-31 Thread Forbes Mercy
This is exactly what I did and it worked, we are not coordinating frequencies, they are a professional tower firm and immediately called their clients and both called me. It also told me I had two new competitors in town :(, at least their professional unlike the local boys, problem appears

Re: [WISPA] Does anybody have any ideas?

2010-03-31 Thread Forbes Mercy
that would show down but I could MAC telnet into them. All of the onboard functions worked. Then I tried to ping something else and got a buffer overflow error. Reboot would fix for some period of time. At least with mine I did not have to go to the site. Forbes Mercy wrote: We have

Re: [WISPA] Does anybody have any ideas?

2010-03-31 Thread Forbes Mercy
connection? What about sites B and C? When the tech gets on scene does he have access to the gear that's down via ethernet? Does the gear respond? Greg On Mar 31, 2010, at 12:36 PM, Forbes Mercy wrote: We have been plagued with an ongoing issue in our Mikrotik backhauls. It happens about once

Re: [WISPA] Does anybody have any ideas?

2010-03-31 Thread Forbes Mercy
:37 PM, Greg Ihnen wrote: Why aren't you using WDS on the site B-C link? Greg On Mar 31, 2010, at 1:16 PM, Forbes Mercy wrote: Thanks for the interest in helping here is the info: Site A RB532A board AR5212 chip v3.30 OS Running as an AP Bridge Running WDS and Nstreme Site B

Re: [WISPA] Building Heights?

2010-03-30 Thread Forbes Mercy
, 2010 at 04:42:27PM -0700, Forbes Mercy wrote: Wouldn't it be cool if when using Google Earth you could draw a straight line between two points and it would calculate the altitude of each origin point then mark in red any place where altitude is higher than the beginning and end points along

Re: [WISPA] Building Heights?

2010-03-30 Thread Forbes Mercy
is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” --- Winston Churchill On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: Could I get the actual URL on LinkPlanner and WispMon On 3/30/2010 8:07 AM, jp wrote: Use

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti Sector Tilt angle

2010-03-29 Thread Forbes Mercy
We have a lot of those sectors out and some of the lessons we learned were: 1) The higher the DB the less downward/upward range it covers, 2) same for 90's versus 120's, the 120's have a lot wider downward coverage than the 90's. Its hard on us because all of our towers are are on steep hills

Re: [WISPA] Building Heights?

2010-03-29 Thread Forbes Mercy
Wouldn't it be cool if when using Google Earth you could draw a straight line between two points and it would calculate the altitude of each origin point then mark in red any place where altitude is higher than the beginning and end points along the line? For long legs in mixed altitude areas

[WISPA] Oh this business, tell me again why we love it?!

2010-03-27 Thread Forbes Mercy
Josh, I love it when they are running a full fledged business but made sure they only paid for the bottom speed and saying they were residential so they could avoid the business rate. Then they call every day if the tower misses more than five pings in an hour and always complain about the

Re: [WISPA] 3.65 GHz WiMAX deal

2010-03-18 Thread Forbes Mercy
I have to admit if MIMO is made available in the 3.65 range I'm going to use it in my city. I've been catering to my rural customers because 2.4 and 5GHZ isn't clogged out there. We already have a 3.65 license but haven't deployed it yet, I anxiously await the MIMO gear on that frequency.

Re: [WISPA] Do yourself a favor

2010-03-07 Thread Forbes Mercy
Printed it, now use it... Thanks Forbes On 3/5/2010 8:46 PM, Glenn Kelley wrote: funny http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10751801/Vehicle-Weekly-Safety-Checklist-Form-8%28a%29 _ Glenn Kelley | Principle |

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquity Pico2HP.

2010-03-05 Thread Forbes Mercy
- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 6:36 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Ubiquity Pico2HP. If you really want to know first hand information on Ubiquiti you should join a forum

Re: [WISPA] signal too hot!

2010-03-04 Thread Forbes Mercy
Better yet turn down the AP if all your CPE's are hot. You'd be surprised that a -85 becomes a -72 because it's not multipathing anymore with the lower AP signal and the hot signals are more in line. Plus if you turn the CPE down too far from remote they you lose connection and have to make

[WISPA] Do yourself a favor

2010-03-04 Thread Forbes Mercy
I just want to share this with you, right now when you finish reading this put down the keyboard, walk outside and check the oil levels in all of your fleet. I kept threatening to get a truck serviced and kept procrastinating, today it ran out of oil and froze up. Perfectly good truck -

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquity Pico2HP.

2010-03-04 Thread Forbes Mercy
If you really want to know first hand information on Ubiquiti you should join a forum at ubnt.com, most things on here are conjecture. On 3/4/2010 1:03 PM, Eje Gustafsson wrote: Ahh no Powerbridges yet. Got no ETA really yet on those even. Not even gotten a Datasheet for it and don't look like

Re: [WISPA] Rocket M2 Dish

2010-03-03 Thread Forbes Mercy
How do you have the M5 dish it's not out till later this month? Unless you mean the big parabolic, I'm talking about the nanostation dishes due out mid-month. We've deployed the air grids and other than a irritating design flaw in the assembly their great! On 3/3/2010 8:48 AM, Andy Trimmell

Re: [WISPA] How not to install an antenna

2010-03-03 Thread Forbes Mercy
My other favorite picture is when someone puts a ladder in a bucket, elevates it then climbs further... truly Darwinian.. On 3/3/2010 6:50 PM, Bob Moldashel wrote: OK... I think this is self explanatory. I looked real good in the other pictures but I don't see Marlon anywhere ROFLOL!

[WISPA] tsunami

2010-02-27 Thread Forbes Mercy
Our prayers are with our wireless brethern in Hawaii where the tsunami is supposed to hit in 30 minutes. The Pacific Tsunami Center is estimating waves up to 7.7 feet, we hope that's not true, in my many trips there I know that would be disastrous, especially in my little corner of heaven -

Re: [WISPA] Clear

2010-02-24 Thread Forbes Mercy
More interesting is that they don't even have us on their coverage map although they are already deployed here, maybe they will pull out, wouldn't that be nice! Forbes On 2/24/2010 5:39 AM, Dylan Bouterse wrote: Interesting. They are installing equipment on towers in our area (after having

Re: [WISPA] DS-CHINA.ORG

2010-02-24 Thread Forbes Mercy
I replied about three months ago to this and stated that we held the trademark for our company name. I sent the same email to Qwest who put Washington Broadband in their listings as a name, never heard from the China group or Qwest again, go figure. Forbes On 2/24/2010 8:35 AM, Jack Unger

Re: [WISPA] Clear

2010-02-24 Thread Forbes Mercy
*This was in Wireless Week today, I've watched this reporter's news on Clearwire and she has never written one disparaging thing about them, obviously an avid fan of Clear.* Clearwire Posts Narrowing Losses, Soaring Net Adds Posted In: Economy

Re: [WISPA] Reflector grid or dish for NS2/NS2L

2010-02-15 Thread Forbes Mercy
I know they are out there but you'd really be better off with a bullet. On 2/15/2010 4:58 PM, Jayson Baker wrote: I wouldn't use a dish on the NS2, maybe the NS2L is ok. NS2 has two patch antennas internally, which will cause a really screwed up pattern out of a dish. Even though people

Re: [WISPA] [Wispashow] Decision on WISPA Show

2010-02-08 Thread Forbes Mercy
While I initially had the same concerns you had and was not even that personally impressed in our meeting with their promoters, I eventually decided it was the way to go for one reason, membership. Yes our trade needs a good show but I did the math, If we sent out 2000 invitations to the

[WISPA] High Pings for an AP?

2009-12-11 Thread Forbes Mercy
Yesterday we installed a RocketM5 radio on a 120 degree antenna, since it's on a tower that shares with a powerful FM radio station we used insulated Cat5. Today the pings are terrible on that AP while it's brother AP's (2.4) and the backhauls are pinging 1-4ms, it averages 40-50ms and the

[WISPA] Rocket range

2009-12-08 Thread Forbes Mercy
We want to put up an M Rocket in 5gig frequency range and have four customers between 6-8 miles. Will our 17dbi 120 degree antenna reach them? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Rocket range

2009-12-08 Thread Forbes Mercy
, should be fine. Rocket M - Nano M should work at that range decent. On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: We want to put up an M Rocket in 5gig frequency range and have four customers between 6-8 miles. Will our 17dbi 120 degree antenna reach them

[WISPA] 5.6 GHZ?

2009-11-20 Thread Forbes Mercy
My new MIMO radios have 5.6 GHZ on them, I don't recall that frequency being available in the US. Is it? Forbes WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-17 Thread Forbes Mercy
We currently run a Cat5 into the wall then put a jack into the house. My question is since you can get 100MB through a Cat3 which is the same as a phone line why can't we run the connection into their phone line? Most of our customers have cell phone only and their internal wiring is virtually

Re: [WISPA] Nano Sation 2

2009-11-12 Thread Forbes Mercy
I heard the boat was held up for some reason in Somalia, AYE MATEY :) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nick Olsen Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2009 2:18 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Nano Sation 2 Where

[WISPA] Orinoco 4000 help request

2009-11-09 Thread Forbes Mercy
I have a customer that wants to talk to someone who has set up an Orinco 4000m series mesh radios for their warehouse. If you have please hit me off-list at forbes.me...@wabroadband.com thanks winmail.dat WISPA

[WISPA] lots o' lag on Microtik

2009-11-05 Thread Forbes Mercy
I recently put up an 11km link of Microtik using Aetheros AR5413 chips on 433AH boards running WDS and NStream. Their connection is -69 and 54MB each way. On the Master side pings average 2-10ms, on the far side its 20-40ms. We're running 6-9MBps throughput on average. During peak usage the far

[WISPA] LAST CHANCE TO VOTE

2009-10-30 Thread Forbes Mercy
time. Forbes Mercy WISPA - Promotions Committee Chair winmail.dat WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless

[WISPA] Time Running Out for Trade Show Survey

2009-10-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
for your time. Forbes Mercy WISPA - Promotions Committee Chair winmail.dat WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Time Running Out for Trade Show Survey

2009-10-28 Thread Forbes Mercy
their networks. I want to hear talks from people that combine Motorola Canopy, Ubiquiti, Ligowave, Mikrotik, and Netsys to create innovative solutions for providing data coverage. All should be able to show examples. Just my 2 cents... - Matt Forbes Mercy wrote: REMINDER TO PROVIDE INPUT WISPA

[WISPA] TAKE THE WISPA TRADE SHOW SURVEY!

2009-10-23 Thread Forbes Mercy
your input from now until Saturday October 31st. The board truly appreciates your participation and hopes this Trade Show will help our industry and your success! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=wsWAhIYE3XfDaKLojwMeNQ_3d_3d Forbes Mercy WISPA - Promotions Committee Chair for...@wispa.org

[WISPA] WISPA Webinar Announced

2009-10-23 Thread Forbes Mercy
for this forum will be released Monday, November 2nd. This Webinar is for you to learn more about the Vendors and their equipment, we hope you attend and thank you for being a member of WISPA! Forbes Mercy WISPA Promotions Committee Chair

[WISPA] Trade Shows in Spring

2009-10-21 Thread Forbes Mercy
Does anyone whether vendor or WISP have a comprehensive list of all the Trade Shows and their run dates relating to the Wireless Industry between February, 2010 and June, 2010. If so please email me OFF-LIST at for...@wispa.org Thank you, Forbes Mercy WISPA - Promotions Committee Chair

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