Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-17 Thread RickG
old barbwire! -Kevin On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 7:32 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: 100Mbps on cat 3? Really? On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 4:12 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: We currently run a Cat5 into the wall then put a jack into the house. My question

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
Obviously, by utilizing more that 2 pair, you can do some interesting things. -RickG On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 12:58 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: Phone line is twisted pair and normally 2 pair. Transmit and receive. Can easily do 100mbps. You could even get it to do gigabit

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 9:33 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5 100Mbps on cat 3? Really? On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 4:12 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: We currently run a Cat5

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:02 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5 That would be great! But, I cant find anything on the net except references to the standard being 10Mbps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category_3_cable

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
that it can handle 100mbps. Same as with Cat5, you just have to have the right conditions. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 9:33 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeos Repairs

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
I just went through a round of doing this exact same thing. In the end, I'm not sure it was worth the time. I think I'll just buy new units from now on. As they say YMMV! -RickG On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:26 AM, Matt Larsen - Lists li...@manageisp.comwrote: I've spent the last two days going

Re: [WISPA] T1 pci card

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
What are you running on the PC that you want to add the card to? I like integration equipment as well but you're probably better of letting the Cisco do its job and the PC do its job. -RickG On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Jason Wallace supp...@azii.net wrote: Anyone know where (if?) I can

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
is actually a point I made in a following post and up to 10Mbps will handle most WAN connections. -RickG On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 12:15 PM, D. Ryan Spott rsp...@cspott.com wrote: Rick, Do you provide 100mbps service to consumer level connections via wireless links? If I can get 4-12mbits down a cat3

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
Is that both directions? Maybe thats the answer to Forbes question? -RickG On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 12:26 PM, 3-dB Networks wi...@3-db.net wrote: VDSL equipment can get up to the 70Mbps range or so... Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
If I read the specs correctly, it only does 10Mbps over cat3. To get the higher speeds you need cat 5 or better. -RickG On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 12:29 PM, jp j...@saucer.midcoast.com wrote: http://www.versatek.com/products/vxveb160r2.htm On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 12:06:37PM -0500, RickG wrote

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:02 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5 That would be great! But, I cant find anything on the net except references to the standard being 10Mbps: http

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-18 Thread RickG
. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:50 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5 On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 1:04 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just

Re: [WISPA] Times Microwave EZ connectors

2009-11-19 Thread RickG
Yes - hate the mess but seals the best! On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 6:43 PM, os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Coax-seal On Nov 19, 2009, at 6:42 PM, AJ wrote: CANUSA adhesive shrink tubing is your friend :) On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 4:41 PM, lakel...@gbcx.net wrote: No 400 connector from any

Re: [WISPA] Need a new AP

2009-11-19 Thread RickG
Nice! Let us know how you like it. On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 5:21 PM, AJ aj.grant...@gmail.com wrote: Hahaha Gmail ads came up with this firmware as I was reading this thread: http://www.fireserve.com/products/ubiquiti/bullet-m-firmware.php chop *Adds 802.11-compatible encryption modes *The

Re: [WISPA] Indoor deployment question

2009-11-23 Thread RickG
I did the same exact thing! Still working today with no issues. -RickG On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: I did a hotel 4 years ago with all Linksys WRT54g's flashed with DD-WRT to use WDS. Guy was cheap so I picked up the Linksys for less than 50

Re: [WISPA] Rx Drops on Mikrotik Eth Interface

2009-11-24 Thread RickG
Take the switch off auto-negotiate and lock the port down to 10 or 100Mbps. -RickG On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Gino Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com wrote: Counter is getting really high, whats the meaning? Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp

[WISPA] 20 mile link

2009-11-30 Thread RickG
Planning my first 20 mile PTP link. Path analysis shows clear. Customer is building a 100' tower just for this therefore the equipment I choose must work. I'm free to use whatever I want. Suggestions? -RickG WISPA

Re: [WISPA] 20 mile link

2009-11-30 Thread RickG
experience with almost everything mainstream. Thanks! -RickG On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:42 PM, 3-dB Networks wi...@3-db.net wrote: Depends... What type of throughput do you need? What size dishes can you use? What is the budget? Licensed or Unlicensed? PoE or some other configuration? What

Re: [WISPA] Iowa Telecom a.k.a Windstream

2009-12-01 Thread RickG
They are in the next county over. Their reputation here (Central Kentucky) is not very good. Their customers call begging me to come there saying they are down more than up. With that said, if you want a phone line, they have a fair deal. But, as you know, most people have cut the cord. -RickG

Re: [WISPA] Iowa Telecom a.k.a Windstream

2009-12-01 Thread RickG
I hate it too! On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Jayson Baker jay...@spectrasurf.comwrote: If this is their install truck, I don't think you have to worry about much. [image: ?ui=2view=attth=1254ad61273873f9attid=0.1disp=attdrealattid=ii_1254ad61273873f9zw] LOL On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at

Re: [WISPA] 20 mile link

2009-12-01 Thread RickG
rate? -RickG On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 9:36 AM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: Rick: You have been getting some good advice here. I am not a networking guru and have never played one on TV, but do know a thing or two about RF. It seems with your physical layout you may have an opportunity

Re: [WISPA] Times Microwave EZ connectors

2009-12-01 Thread RickG
Use a double-layer of high grade electrical tape with the coax seal in between. -RickG On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: Never made a mess except on threads like N female connectors. On 12/1/09, Scott Carullo sc...@brevardwireless.com wrote: LOL

Re: [WISPA] Multiple Radio cards in an enclosure

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
an enclosure with NO antenna over a mile away! -RickG On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 11:45 AM, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: The most I have done so far, is to put 7 cards in one box. I don't use shielding between them or anything, and have no known issues, except if I forget and use

Re: [WISPA] 20 mile link

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
As they say, you get what you pay for. For normal stuff, especially close range, you can use a variety of software packages. But for a high dollar tower, you want someone with the expertise and the software to give you reliable results. -RickG On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 11:47 PM, Robert West robert.w

Re: [WISPA] Multiple Radio cards in an enclosure

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 12:27 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Multiple Radio cards in an enclosure But, the noise is there. Just put one of the cards in station mode and run a survey. It really hit me one time when I put up a new link and the signal was very low

Re: [WISPA] 20 mile link

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
certainly see the value in it but value versus food.. Uh I gotta eat. Someday, though. Someday.. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 12:42 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] DSL or cable company connectivity

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
Switch to fiber and you get much better equipment. -RickG On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 5:15 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: I was totally upfront and honest with Time Warner. We have a business account and we use the broadband to operate our business. I had our TW salesperson ( I

Re: [WISPA] Take Rate” Calculations for US Broa dband -- 72.9% of Homes Passed Subscribe - Ho w does your network compare?

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
Answers below: On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 1:05 PM, Brian Webster bwebs...@wirelessmapping.comwrote: To All; The final version of the Broadband Take Rate Brief ( http://www.wirelessmapping.com/Take%20Rate%20Brief.pdf) was released this week. The report describes broadband adoption rates on a

Re: [WISPA] Facebook Nightmare

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
If you want some real enemies, just take down their internet access for a day or so :) Even better, I used to be a GM at a cable company. Try having an outage during prime time - they'll hunt you down with pitchforks sling blades! -RickG On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 10:04 PM, Robert West robert.w

Re: [WISPA] FCC plans to turn over private data to aid broadband stimulus.

2009-12-02 Thread RickG
I knew this would happen. And thats only what they admit to. On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 10:50 PM, Scottie Arnett sarn...@info-ed.com wrote: http://blog.telephonyonline.com/unfiltered/2009/12/01/fcc-plans-to-turn-over-private-data-to-aid-broadband-stimulus/ Scottie Wireless High Speed

Re: [WISPA] FCC plans to turn over private data to aid broadband stimulus.

2009-12-03 Thread RickG
. Seems to me it's exactly the right thing to do. Chuck On Dec 2, 2009, at 11:29 PM, RickG wrote: I knew this would happen. And thats only what they admit to. On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 10:50 PM, Scottie Arnett sarn...@info-ed.com wrote: http://blog.telephonyonline.com/unfiltered

Re: [WISPA] Multiple Radio cards in an enclosure

2009-12-03 Thread RickG
And lead is for protect against cyptonite :) On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 12:41 AM, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: Aluminum is moderately effective at attenuating microwave rf. Steel is needed to dampen EMP (from lightning strikes). -- From:

Re: [WISPA] FCC plans to turn over private data to aid broadband stimulus.

2009-12-03 Thread RickG
for me. Chuck -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 7:39 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC plans to turn over private data to aid

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-04 Thread RickG
Eatmoresoap hit the nail on the head! On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:56 PM, George Morris ghmor...@candlelight.cawrote: Good to see you're beating on him Mike. The original post and comments section are here: http://www.fiberevolution.com/2009/12/whats-a-bandwidth-hog-.html#comments Some of the

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-04 Thread RickG
Not here. I thought that went out with dial-up. But, I'm not sure it would necessarily be a bad thing. Unlimited just needs to be defined. -RickG On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 8:51 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.netwrote: Who uses unlimited in their advertising anymore? - Mike Hammett

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-04 Thread RickG
...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Friday, December 04, 2009 8:34 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] What buffoons.. Eatmoresoap hit the nail on the head! On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:56 PM, George Morris ghmor...@candlelight.cawrote: Good

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-04 Thread RickG
rattled my box. He also replied and I in turn added more to the debate but people like that are in the more for me frame of mind and all business owners are rich and greedy. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-04 Thread RickG
- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Friday, December 04, 2009 10:35 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] What buffoons.. Most of us here know the type. I ask them what they do for a living and how much they make

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-04 Thread RickG
Heck, he might be hosting it on dial-up! On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 12:14 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: Do ya think maybe he should contact his host so that he can pay for more dedicated server access??? I'm sure it would only be 6 or 7 bucks more or possibly even free!

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
Hah! I just rolled out my new plans with faster speeds, up to 6Mbps. He'll flip. I still cant figure out what his deal is. -RickG On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 3:43 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: It's about time you replied to that guy. I was getting tired of defending your immoral

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
Don't rain on my make fun of the people that don't know anything about ISPs parade. -j/k u! Thats the trouble with these people. We're too busy doing the work to catch our typing abilities. I almost didnt post but Bob needed some backup. -RickG On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Mike Hammett

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
LP or 78? On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: My bad. I sometimes type before I think and then, in typical male fashion, fail to proofread! BTW, I really hate my bad. Somehow it seemed right though. :) Bob- Thanks, Mike. I really do

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
to be a hobby and not a business? You are a very bad man. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:25 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] What buffoons.. Hah! I just rolled

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
at $40/meg ;P On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: Not sure. How fast does an MP3 spin? -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:31 PM

Re: [WISPA] H.R. 2902: Broadband Internet Fairness Act

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
New York - it figures! On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-2902 WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
in and look at the MTV video on the tube and say, Dude, thats a kick a@@ tune. When did AC/DC start singing country songs? Geez. Scottie -- Original Message -- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Reply-To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Date: Sat, 5 Dec

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
-- Original Message -- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Reply-To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2009 12:30:42 -0500 LP or 78? On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: My bad. I sometimes type

Re: [WISPA] What buffoons..

2009-12-05 Thread RickG
No, this came from a post on the Buffoon article. On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 4:18 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: Wrong thread maybe? On 12/5/09, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: It does, Netflix is served via many different geographical locations utlizing geographical DNS

[WISPA] www.google.com

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
. Is anyone out there having this issue? -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless

Re: [WISPA] www.google.com

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
Ya, I think I mentioned it there already. I figured it may not be a Mikrotik problem so wanted to post here too. -RickG On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 10:39 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: I am having the same issue. We have a thread on Butch's MT list but it is just discussion

Re: [WISPA] www.google.com

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
Thanks Josh! I figured that out too but it didnt come back quickly but rather took a few mnutes. So I thought maybe it was coincidence and there is some other issue. The interesting part is that I changed my DNS settings on my PC so wouldnt that bypass any Mikrotik issues? -RickG On Sun, Dec 6

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
any government plan or their help in any way. What I'm p-o-ed about is why it costs so much. For example, $8 for 2 asperin! As a wise old friend of mine used to say follow the dollar. Thats what needs to be fixed. Then our health care policies will go down but not until the waste is corrected. -RickG

Re: [WISPA] www.google.com

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks Josh! I figured that out too but it didnt come back quickly but rather took a few mnutes. So I thought maybe it was coincidence and there is some other issue. The interesting part is that I changed my DNS settings on my PC so wouldnt that bypass

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
I was going to say that and completely agree :) On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 11:26 PM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: The auto insurance vs. health insurance comparison is a flawed argument. The government doesn't force you to buy auto insurance if you don't need it. The government won't fine

Re: [WISPA] www.google.com

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
the cache seems to fix it for a while. Looks like it's been a bug for a little while: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2t=35891 I'm going to try the script mentioned to flush the cache every 15 minutes. On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 10:57 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
And then there is this: http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/health/2009/april/9-Patients-Account-for-Nearly-2-700-Visits-to-the-Emergency-Room--Study-Finds-.html -RickG On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:02 AM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: I have the utmost respect for our first responders

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-06 Thread RickG
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Sunday, December 06, 2009 10:19 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] health insurance I was against mandatory insurance on vehicles but for reasons of liberty and not that it's an extra tax. Either way I'd have insurance on my vehicles. I would agree

Re: [WISPA] OT: health insurance

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
the hostpitals work with you. At the time I had no insurance and they forced me to pay the full amount without any discount. They wouldnt even discuss it. Furthermore, because I had no insurance, my rate was higher! -RickG On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:50 AM, os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Just taking issue

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
. Time will tell. Hang in there buddy! -RickG On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 6:49 AM, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: It's 2:30 AM... I just drove up to the house, and walked VERY fast inside. After all, weather.com says that it's 12 degrees and an 8 MPH wind. In their head, maybe.Outside

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
I had that once. Then I woke up and things were worse than the nightmare. So I went back to sleep :) On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: Are you sure you didn't eat spicy food before bed and this was just a nightmare? At least you got a new hat.

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
It's true! Having resources in times of need are important. I have a few good customers I can call on. Most are hams. One time I climbed up a 200' tower several times to replace everything in an attempt to fix it. I had been up late the night before and ran out of energy. So, I called one of the

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
I've had a great experince over the past few years with StarOS/WRAP combos. They just work. With that said, I am slowly migrating to Mikrotik/Routerboards because I like the control they offer. So far, they just work as well. -RickG On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:39 PM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
ideas and values that I agree with. Best, Brad -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Sunday, December 06, 2009 11:18 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] health insurance That's right

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
is talking about that. Greg On Dec 7, 2009, at 12:17 AM, RickG wrote: That's right - government cant be the answer. Your questions are viable. We need to speak up and many have but unfortunately either they are not listening or dont care. I've not found anyone that wants the government

Re: [WISPA] It's too darn cold!

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
Not POE but USB, lol! http://cgi.ebay.com/Brand-USB-Heating-Heated-Warmer-Hands-Gloves-09_W0QQitemZ230406336038QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item35a549ae26 On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 1:12 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: Thanks, Marlon. You have any picture of you in

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 11:52 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day! Praying for ya! I can identify as many here can and we feel your pain. Below freezing weather really sucks. I had several

Re: [WISPA] The long day...final insult

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
workstation. ( pounds head slowly against monitor. slowly, of course, I have a splitting headache from lack of sleep) -- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 12:02 PM To: WISPA General List wireless

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
Someone posted earlier that the health insurance industry is not truly run in a free market. It's failure is exactly due to this. Even after all the government rules and regulations, who in the USA does not have access to health care? On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 5:58 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
Dave, I like that idea. Will you pay for my health costs then? On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 7:50 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 18:06, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Someone posted earlier that the health insurance industry is not truly run in a free market

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
7, 2009 at 19:52, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Dave, I like that idea. Will you pay for my health costs then? That's exactly how single payer works. Everyone pays in a bit, nobody worries about it. I'll pay my share if you pay yours. :) David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
David, Forgive me, this is not a personal attack. I dont see it on your website so I have to ask, you dont own mvn.net do you? The reason I ask is that you come off with an employee mentality rather than from an owner perspective. I'm just curious. On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 10:53 PM, David E. Smith

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
:22 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 22:21, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: David, Forgive me, this is not a personal attack. I dont see it on your website so I have to ask, you dont own mvn.net do you? The reason I ask is that you come off with an employee

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
Please, not another thug group out of Chicago :( http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2009/05/physicians-for-national-health-program.html On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:24 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: Source please? http://www.pnhp.org/facts/single-payer-faq (The overhead numbers come

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
on you to pay for my health care. Can I give you call? On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:30 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 22:06, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Um, thats what happens now. I pay mine and you pay yours. So, wheres the problem? Oh ya, there are those

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:51 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 22:46, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: Think of the stereotypical government agency. Driver's license office. Last time I was there, I was in and out in about ten minutes. Granted,

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
want to talk with you in another decade ans see how you feel then. -RickG On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:57 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 22:48, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: As far as compassion, I appreciate yours. I've had some very rough times myself over

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
to call him, I had my cell phone but the ground troops could not help. I guess 911 couldve been the next call but the jump wasnt too bad, just a bit nerve racking at 75' up. Thanks for the tips! Mark - I didnt meant to highjack your thread. I still feel for ya man! -RickG On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 12

Re: [WISPA] leasing (NOT)

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
Thanks Travis! Ever heard of Agility Solutions, now Agility Ventures. If not, consider yourself lucky. I wont go into it. On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 12:33 AM, Travis Johnson t...@ida.net wrote: Hi, I was just reminded by a vendor about some specific leasing companies that I would like to tell

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-07 Thread RickG
Heck, it works for every other civilized country on the planet, it just might work here too. Define work. Strange, your roads are great there but your health insurance is too expensive? Listen, I admire your compassion, although now you admit more self-serving motives. If you really want to be

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-08 Thread RickG
power lines then its not an issue. -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread RickG
To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 4:50 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Insurance On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 18:06, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Someone posted earlier that the health insurance industry is not truly run in a free market. It's

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread RickG
in history. Let me keep invest in my retirement for myself. Sheesh! Mankind made it without those programs before they existed why not now? -RickG On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 7:32 AM, Owen Harrell o...@essex1.com wrote: I keep reading what everyone is saying about government and insurance, but I

Re: [WISPA] Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread RickG
China - the land of human rights? The better questions is why they are looking better financially. On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Matt Liotta mlio...@r337.com wrote: On Dec 8, 2009, at 10:11 AM, Mike Hammett wrote: Our profit is what drives the medical research and inspiration to make

[WISPA] Not Health Care - was Insurance....

2009-12-08 Thread RickG
of the progressive tax, and demand a return to traditional proportionate taxation? ... Today in our country the tax collector's share is 37 cents of every dollar earned. Freedom has never been so fragile, so close to slipping from our grasp. *** -RickG On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 7:50 PM, Matt Liotta mlio...@r337

Re: [WISPA] Not About Health Insurance

2009-12-08 Thread RickG
About the same here. Although our number one reason for cancellations is divorce. What a shame! -RickG On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 12:28 AM, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: Yahh... Me too. It's a small one. My customers have my cell phone number. We have lost more customers to home sales

Re: [WISPA] Not About Health Insurance

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
but everyone thinks they are special. So, after 5 years, I finally changed my cell number and force them to call into the office. Ah, life is sooo much better! Now, all I have to do is move so they stop coming to my house! -RickG On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote

Re: [WISPA] Introducing NetCare

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
There goes the emotional side again. Nobody has died in the US because they didnt have access to health care. That will change if the new plan passes. On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:17 AM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 23:01, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote:

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
...@odessaoffice.comwrote: You mean to say that you've never ended up with the bucket or boom in a place that you didn't expect it to get? I sure have! marlon - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Re: [WISPA] Fixing buried cable

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
pvc or metal? On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: We only run cat5 in conduit. I've never had to fix one since we started that. marlon - Original Message - From: Scott Reed scottr...@onlyinternet.net To: 'WISPA General List'

Re: [WISPA] Fixing buried cable

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
smartbridge says it all :) On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 11:27 AM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: Those are the old SmartBridges ones. I'm told they leak. Never happened to me, but I didn't position then vertically either. marlon - Original Message - From: Josh Luthman

Re: [WISPA] What the heck is Matt doing now?!? WAS: Re: Insurance

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
Obama hired as the new wireless czar :) j/k - lol! On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Matt Liotta mlio...@r337.com wrote: I can't talk about anything of the things I am involved in currently. Maybe in the next few months things will change. I do expect they will benefit the industry though.

Re: [WISPA] Wind!

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
Or even better, be on it! On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 11:17 AM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:12, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Windy today, supposed to have gusts up to 50mph before days end. You haven't lived until you've seen a 100'

Re: [WISPA] Wind!

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
So much for global warming! Oops, another hot topic these days! On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: I just tried digging out a path for the animals to go back outside. It's fruitless. I have 4 and 5 foot drifts and the wind is gusting to 45 mph. With a 1/2 mile

Re: [WISPA] Wind!

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
I recently had a link like that. Noticed that after all the trees dropped the leaves there was a pole barn with a metal roof in the fresnel zone that was protected by the leaves before. Switched from flat panel to grid and fixed the issue. On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Robert West

Re: [WISPA] Not About Health Insurance

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
Ya, I put a stop to that quick. The only number I've ever given is my office number. The bad thing about caller ID is they collect your cell number when you call them. To fix that, I got a second line and have no voicemail on it. LOL, you can always send them to rejectionhotline.com! -RickG

[WISPA] Telephones such. Was:Not About Health Insurance

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
1337 Troy, OH 45373 The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. --- Albert Einstein On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 1:31 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Ya, I put a stop to that quick. The only number I've ever given is my office number. The bad thing about caller ID

Re: [WISPA] Introducing NetCare

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
money working for the telcos and cablecos but choose not to. We should be raising hell each and every time big government threatens our very existence as well as our beloved countries survival. -RickG On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 1:39 PM, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: Not intellectually dishonest

Re: [WISPA] Insurance thread- Matt and the rest

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
At what frequency? :P On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 5:11 PM, Patrick Leary ple...@apertonet.com wrote: Wireless denizens never die, we just attenuate away into oblivion. Patrick Leary Aperto Networks 813.426.4230 mobile -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Telephones such. Was:Not About Health Insurance

2009-12-09 Thread RickG
/9/09, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Or spoof your caller ID to something outrageous like the seafood department at Kroger. Just a thought. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent

Re: [WISPA] Credit Card Processors

2009-12-12 Thread RickG
I've been with authorize.net for nearly 10 years and am basically happy with them. With that said, I considered switching to IP-Pay but could never get a full quote from them. Robert, Please let me know how it goes. -RickG On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just

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