Re: [WISPA] A view NOT for everyone!

2009-07-18 Thread RickG
I saw that in another article a few weeks ago and am hoping to try it out soon. But, how about this? -- http://www.grandcanyonskywalk.com/ -RickG On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 12:53 PM, Marlon K. Schafero...@odessaoffice.com wrote: Yikes! http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2009/05/a-glass-bottom

Re: [WISPA] FW: Introducing Bullet M: 100+Mbps Real TCP/IP Throughput

2009-07-22 Thread RickG
I'm sure many do. It doesnt hurt to see if others feel the same though :) -RickG On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Jayson Bakerjay...@spectrasurf.com wrote: If you don't like their marketing and distribution methods, you could always buy someone elses equipment. It's a known fact Ubiquiti

Re: [WISPA] Customer contract

2009-07-28 Thread RickG
Mike, Very nice! I like the e-signature. -RickG On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 1:37 AM, Scott Vander Dussensc...@velociter.net wrote: Mike- You can read ours at http://velociter.net/index2.html by clicking on the New Subscriber link on the bottom.  Personally, I think our agreement rocks (: Lots

Re: [WISPA] Customer contract

2009-07-28 Thread RickG
Go for it. -RickG On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Dennis Burgessdmburg...@linktechs.net wrote: Rick, You mind if I post this on the WIKI? --- Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik Certified Trainer WISPA Board Member - wispa.org Link

Re: [WISPA] just attended broadband stimulus seminar and WOW.....

2009-07-28 Thread RickG
Amen Frank! This is what I expected. For me, they can pry my radios out of my cold, dead fingers! -RickG On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 8:51 AM, Kurt Fankhauserk...@wavelinc.com wrote: Yesterday there was a broadband stimulus seminar in Columbus, OH featuring Senator Sherrod Brown, ConnectOhio.org

Re: [WISPA] just attended broadband stimulus seminar and WOW.....

2009-07-28 Thread RickG
rate. Victoria Proffer www.StLouisBroadband.com 314-974-5600 -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 11:08 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] just attended broadband stimulus

[WISPA] I need to purchase the following equipment immediately. Please let me know if you can help. Thanks! CISCO: WS-SUP720-3BXL QTY (1)

2009-07-29 Thread RickG
I need to purchase the following equipment immediately. Please let me know if you can help. Thanks! CISCO: WS-SUP720-3BXL QTY (1) -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Are customers increasingly clueless? Or is it gettingbetter?

2009-07-31 Thread RickG
back wanting service. I made them pay up their account balance, plus late fee, and disconnect/reconnect fee! Too much fun! -RickG On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Ryan Gheringrgher...@gmail.com wrote: Yesterday, we had a long term upstream outage. Someone in Qwest killed our ATM upstream

Re: [WISPA] Are customers increasingly clueless? Or is it gettingbetter?

2009-07-31 Thread RickG
Two upstreams would be a dream if you can get them. Good luck in the rural areas! On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Travis Johnsont...@ida.net wrote: Technically, yes, this was your fault. The customer is paying YOU for service... not qwest. If you can't provide the service (regardless of the

Re: [WISPA] Are customers increasingly clueless? Or is itgettingbetter?

2009-07-31 Thread RickG
All it needs is a solar panel! -RickG On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Josh Luthmanj...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Someone sells those on this list... http://www.wlanparts.com/product/TP-UPS-DC-12-9/UPS_Pro__Outdoor_UPS_with_Die_Cast_Enclosure_12V_9AH.html Josh Luthman Office: 937-552

Re: [WISPA] Are customers increasingly clueless? Or is itgettingbetter?

2009-08-01 Thread RickG
So, you can burn a copy of the whole on DVD! On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Don't be afraid to get creative with your backup connection.  Mine is a $60 a month 6 meg down and 768k up DSL line.  Sure we average 12 meg on the bandwidth graph, but

Re: [WISPA] Are customers increasingly clueless? Or is itgettingbetter?

2009-08-01 Thread RickG
Robert, you have two TW connections? Did they charge you double for that? -RickG On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Don't be afraid to get creative with your backup connection.  Mine is a $60 a month 6 meg down and 768k up DSL line.  Sure we average 12

Re: [WISPA] Farm Insurance Conflict?

2009-08-01 Thread RickG
Robert, Its all in how you say it. A statement such as can I call your agent to discuss? Perhaps we can figure out something. This shouldnt make them feel that you dont believe them. -RickG On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Well, they never told me

Re: [WISPA] Tower standoff or not question

2009-08-03 Thread RickG
the equipment off the stand off and onto the leg but never had an issue. -RickG On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 11:34 PM, Tom DeReggiwirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: My understanding was that an electrical field of about 10 wide from the tower leg, was likely to flow down it, if ever hit. One purpose

Re: [WISPA] WTB: MikroTik RB/411 with blown ethernet ports

2009-08-03 Thread RickG
Another issue: when cards are blown, does it weaken the other componets thereby creating a possible issue shortly after it is put back into service? -RickG On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 4:25 AM, Blair Davisthe...@wmwisp.net wrote: But, can it be repaired cost effectively? I have blown RouterBoard 532

Re: [WISPA] Throttle

2009-08-04 Thread RickG
I do the same but wonder if there is a better way? Doesnt this load unwanted traffic on the backhauls? -RickG On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 1:36 PM, Blair Davisthe...@wmwisp.net wrote: I use MikroTik Queue's for my D/L limiting. My border router is big enough to handle quite a few clients

Re: [WISPA] Direct Lightning Strikes

2009-08-06 Thread RickG
Every RF guy I know ways the lightning dissipators work. These are nice: http://www.lawrencebehr.net/international/lightmas.php -RickG On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Marlon K. Schafero...@odessaoffice.com wrote: Nextel spends tens or hundreds of thousands per device. Our stuff is cheaper

Re: [WISPA] Installs on Towers, what's your method?

2009-08-06 Thread RickG
How about the metal zip ties? On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 11:32 AM, Marlon K. Schafero...@odessaoffice.com wrote: I have not seen any zip ties hold up.  Even the supposedly uv rated ones. The BEST I've seen so far (learned this from an old time linesman) is to use a big, uv rated zip tie to hold

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-08-06 Thread RickG
Good post and comment Steve. I feel the same way. The entitlement attitude is taking this country down. -RickG On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Steve Barnesst...@pcswin.com wrote: Why do these guys get published? http://ifwnewsletters.newsletters.infoworld.com/t/5615001/250703550/209575/0/ I

Re: [WISPA] Badly need 2 Bullet5M's

2009-08-08 Thread RickG
www.pcairlinkwireless.com On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 2:53 PM, os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: I badly need two Bullet5M's. If anyone has two to sell or knows who has them to ship Monday please hit me off list. Thanks! Greg

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Link Loss

2009-08-08 Thread RickG
Which definition of scintillation applies? Definitions of scintillation on the Web: * (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle * twinkle: a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash * a brilliant display of wit

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Link Loss

2009-08-09 Thread RickG
That is correct. So my next question: Can refraction be caused by thermal ducting? -RickG On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Faisal Imtiazfai...@snappydsl.net wrote: LOL... I believe RickG is trying to point out that the correct word is Refraction and not Scintillation.. Jack U. can add his

Re: [WISPA] 5.8GHz Link Loss

2009-08-09 Thread RickG
So, it would be good to pay attention to the thermal ducting reports as another tool towards a better understanding of issues with your network? -RickG On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Faisal Imtiazfai...@snappydsl.net wrote: Can refraction be caused by thermal ducting? -RickG

[WISPA] work order software

2009-08-09 Thread RickG
I'm looking for an inexpensive work order management solution. -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

Re: [WISPA] work order software

2009-08-10 Thread RickG
Any idea of price? -RickG On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Curtis Maurandcmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: I kind of like this one. http://www.accord5.com/trellis Jason Hensley wrote: We use Wombat that is built in to Platypus.  Inexpensive is a relative term :-)  For us, it's well worth

Re: [WISPA] work order software

2009-08-11 Thread RickG
Yes, they want you to speak with their resource sucking salesman! I've always felt if its a good product, you dont need to be sold. Just tell me what is does and the price so I know if it fits the budget or not. Thanks. I'll take a look.-RickG On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Butch Evansbut

Re: [WISPA] On-line back-up

2009-08-13 Thread RickG
Yes, I've been saying bandwidth based pricing is the ultimate way to go since 1997. The question is: what is the best easiest way to do it? -RickG On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Marlon K. Schafero...@odessaoffice.com wrote: We have an online backup program.  It hasn't been very popular yet

Re: [WISPA] On-line back-up

2009-08-13 Thread RickG
On that note, I do percieve you will see more ISP's start their own competitive services like online backup, etc. I wonder if the companies will ever get smart and offer to pay ISP's to install mirrored servers on their network? -RickG On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Marlon K. Schafero

Re: [WISPA] On-line back-up

2009-08-13 Thread RickG
-- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Reply-To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Date:  Thu, 13 Aug 2009 11:10:31 -0400 Yes, I've been saying bandwidth based pricing is the ultimate way to go since 1997. The question is: what is the best easiest way to do it? -RickG On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:59

Re: [WISPA] On-line back-up

2009-08-14 Thread RickG
Yes, those Livingston Portmasters? Expensive, but great boxes. -RickG On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 10:16 AM, jpj...@saucer.midcoast.com wrote: Back in the day, we used to pay $1-12000 for VCR sized rackmount boxes to handle dialup users at $20/month. At $5/month, the economics are great

[WISPA] Muni Broadband - Was: On-line back-up

2009-08-14 Thread RickG
the support costs will eat him up. So, he asked me what I would charge the city to maintain his wireless network. So, the question is: is anyone here doing this and what kind of costs should be considered. Obviously, the support is one of the largest costs of running a WISP. Thoughts? -RickG On Fri

Re: [WISPA] Muni Broadband - Was: On-line back-up

2009-08-14 Thread RickG
I knew I could count on Tom to reply with some good advise! I totally agree and fully intend on pushing in that direction. I'm just looking for alternative ideas in case I cant get the mayor to see things my way. Thanks! -RickG On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Tom DeReggiwirelessn

Re: [WISPA] Client Internet Filtering Upgrade - WAS: Content Filter Suggestion for School

2009-08-14 Thread RickG
I ran untangle on my test box for a few months. It was great except it kept locking up.Maybe they fixed that? Either way, Mikrotik kicks butt! -RickG On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 6:38 PM, Scott Reedscottr...@onlyinternet.net wrote: I haven't used untangle. I think one way to do this is to redirect

[WISPA] Cisco 7204-VXR

2009-08-16 Thread RickG
I've switched from T1's to fiber and no longer need my Cisco 7204-VXR. If you're interested, please hit me offline. -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Cisco 7204-VXR

2009-08-17 Thread RickG
Thanks Josh. It was a pain but worth it! On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 12:26 AM, Josh Luthmanj...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Congrats! :) On 8/16/09, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: I've switched from T1's to fiber and no longer need my Cisco 7204-VXR. If you're interested, please hit me

Re: [WISPA] Bullet M5 HP

2009-08-17 Thread RickG
What I want is the home wireless router like the AP-1000 they advertise but you cant find. -RickG On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 6:10 PM, Michael Bairdm...@tc3net.com wrote: Ubiquity has introduced their new product lines, at www.ubnt.com. Looking to take Canopy on. Regards Michael Baird I'll let

Re: [WISPA] On-line back-up

2009-08-18 Thread RickG
I can identify. I get people that offer their 2 cents on how where we should market - but I already have more work than I can handle. What a catch 22! -RickG On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 10:40 PM, Marlon K. Schafero...@odessaoffice.com wrote: No.  We're rotten at marketing. Actually, we're just

Re: [WISPA] source of install materials?

2009-08-18 Thread RickG
A few years ago I took a tip from all the satellite installers around here. They use skywalker.com. I've been very happy with their prices and selection. -RickG BTW: I also use Lowes for hose clamps! On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Gino Villarinig...@aeronetpr.com wrote: Any source

Re: [WISPA] We've got Cash for Clunkers - how about Dollars for Dialup

2009-08-19 Thread RickG
How about Debt for Dummies? Or Taxes for Turkeys. Maybe Stimulus for Suckers? -RickG On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Matt Larsen - Listsli...@manageisp.com wrote: My suggestion for Phase II of the Broadband Stimulus Program: http://tinyurl.com/kmd4hn Other potential program titles: Money

Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone?

2009-08-21 Thread RickG
LOL! Did you have to upgrade from DOS1.1 to 3.2 so the OS will see memory above 640k? When you need multi-tasking, you can do a technology leapfrog from Windows 286 to 3.1! -RickG On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: We use a Sextant and a compass to do

[WISPA] VPN's

2009-08-21 Thread RickG
and 7ms from my MT firewall). MT Ping speed test shows a fairly consistant 3Mbps. He is 3 hops out. Equipment is WRAP2E/StarOS AP, Tranzeo CPQ-19 CPE. Any ideas? -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] VPN's

2009-08-22 Thread RickG
the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 9:59 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Need some tips on VPN's. I know I've got many people who VPN to their offices with little or no trouble. But, I've had a few

Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone?

2009-08-22 Thread RickG
so we just saved the cash. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Friday, August 21, 2009 9:02 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone? LOL! Did you have

Re: [WISPA] VPN's

2009-08-23 Thread RickG
Well, they call it vpn. Either way, their application drops the connection yet the internet stays connected according to my monitor. I'm gonna replace their radio with a better unit that gives me logs and better diagnostics. Thanks! -RickG On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Josh Luthmanj

Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone?

2009-08-23 Thread RickG
Dont make me get my TRS-80 out! -RickG On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Travis Johnsont...@ida.net wrote: I ran GBBS on my Apple ][+ (that I still have)... and also Proving Grounds (DD based) on that system as well. Travis Microserv Blair Davis wrote: I ran my BBS on an Atari 800

Re: [WISPA] BBS'n

2009-08-24 Thread RickG
I got my Trash 80 in 1978 when I was just out of high school. The 16k upgrade was a buget buster. -RickG On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Oh, god no! I bought so much TRS-80 crap that in 1998, the manager of my local Radio Shack called me up

Re: [WISPA] BBS'n

2009-08-24 Thread RickG
LOL, the VIC-20 was my upgrade from the TRS-80. Never got the floppy. Just went straight to the IBM PCjr for the color sound. -RickG On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Tom DeReggiwirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: I wrote my first BBS software to work/go live on a Commodore Vic-20, and 150kb

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Loads

2009-08-24 Thread RickG
He says that cool as a cucumber! -RickG On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 7:16 PM, Jack Ungerjun...@ask-wi.com wrote: Ops...better remember to trim the bananas for minimum SWR oh yeah - the pickle juice should be from kosher dills... Robert West wrote: You sure this isn't the Ham Radio list

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Loads

2009-08-24 Thread RickG
I thought a dummy load was this thread! ducking On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 7:32 PM, Scott Lambertlamb...@lambertfam.org wrote: On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 05:10:06PM -0400, Steve Barnes wrote: For bench purposes, how hard is it to build antenna loads for the bench.  I hate having to hook up a

[WISPA] a better bit-torrent?

2009-08-25 Thread RickG
Maybe that sucking sound you hear from your network will get better? http://torrentfreak.com/isp-friendly-bittorrent-tracker-doubles-download-speeds-090823/ -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread RickG
Are you running ac/dc transformers? -RickG On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Chuck Profitocprof...@cv-access.com wrote: Our solar site has 2 deep cycle marine batteries in series running everything at 24 volts with no inverter. It lasts more than a week, closer to two I think, running 2 star

Re: [WISPA] NTIA Announces 2,200 Applications for BIP/BTOP

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
It reminds me of the farm I was at the other day at dinner time. The pigs were all fighting for food at the trough. They really go at it! -RickG On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 11:39 AM, St. Louis Broadbandli...@stlbroadband.com wrote: NTIA Announces 2,200 Applications for BIP/BTOP for a total of $27.6

Re: [WISPA] FCC Says Fixed Wireless Only Delivers 1 Mbps

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
I sent them a comment and asked them to correct it. -RickG On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Listsli...@stlbroadband.com wrote: This really ticks me off: Wireless broadband Internet access services offered over fixed networks allow consumers to access the Internet from a fixed point while

[WISPA] Tranzeo repair

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
sort? Thoughts? -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe

Re: [WISPA] NTIA Announces 2,200 Applications for BIP/BTOP

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
predict the majority of the funds will be wasted and squandered. Just my opinion. -RickG On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 9:06 PM, ccoo...@intelliwave.com wrote: Full Disclosure: I am also a farmer So the hog that fights the most gets to eat the most. He gets bigger than his competitors.  Chances

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo repair

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
do you get them open without breaking the cases?  That's been our issue with the older stuff.  Haven't gotten any of the newer radios though, so that may have changed now. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo repair

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
LOL John, Tranzeos truly work great! What problems do you have with the rear cover? -RickG On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Josh Luthmanj...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Am I the only one that simply can't stand the Tranzeo enclosures?  I have had nothing but hell with that awful growth

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo repair

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
do hate that they dont have a reset button but the radios work well in locations I never thoguht they would. What other unit can you use for about $200 that does that? -RickG On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Bret Clarkbcl...@spectraaccess.com wrote: Can't say I like Tranzeo much in general...you

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo repair

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 9:38 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: I dont consider $200 low cost. My experience is that they have been great radios. In fact, I've got

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo repair

2009-08-27 Thread RickG
I lit my first Tik tower up last year and also moved to a Tik firewall. I love them both. I plan on testing out some Tik for CPE but it is not very plug play for installers. On the contrary, I can train a monkey to configure a Tranzeo or Ubiquiti. -RickG On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 11:16 PM, Chuck

Re: [WISPA] NTIA Announces 2,200 Applications for BIP/BTOP

2009-08-28 Thread RickG
...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2009 8:27 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] NTIA Announces 2,200 Applications for BIP/BTOP FD: I didnt say I was a farmer. I was just making an observation. While I enjoyed your analogy

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-28 Thread RickG
great. So Marlon - you like the Bosch better than the Dewalt? -RickG On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Marlon K. Schafero...@odessaoffice.com wrote: We mount to the roof when we have to.  Last resort but there are times when it's the only option. We put down silicone then run the mounting

Re: [WISPA] Bill proposed to give President Emergencey Contol of Interent

2009-08-28 Thread RickG
Very well put! -RickG On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 3:29 PM, jpj...@saucer.midcoast.com wrote: I just read up on this and wrote to my senator Snowe, a cosponsor. Feel free to do the same and creatively plagiarize as needed. I wrote: I have read that you are a cosponsor of s773 regarding

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-28 Thread RickG
one leak yet and I've been doing installs since '97. Some of my installers a lot longer. -RickG On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 7:00 PM, Josh Luthmanj...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: What do you mean stay above the soffit?  Sounds kind of impossible to mount below it when you're mounting on the roof

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-29 Thread RickG
The facia is even better but since the discusion was roof mounting as a last resort I meant that if you must drill into the shingles, do it directly above the soffit. -RickG On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 8:43 AM, Josh Luthmanj...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Rick - you mean install on the fascia

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-29 Thread RickG
I've had about the same experience with my Dewalt and cant complain too much. The chuck binds once in a while and the clutch seems to be going out so...I'll be in the market soon and wondering if there is anything better. Thanks! -RickG On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Chuck Hoggch

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-29 Thread RickG
POWER always wins! At home I use a corded drill and even have one for backup in the field. But out in the field, you cant beat the convenience of a cordless. -RickG On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 5:16 PM, Mike Hammettwispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: A Bosch plug in hammerdrill beats a DeWalt cordless

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-30 Thread RickG
Yes, thats another popular line. Then you'll hear from the Mikita crowd too! -RickG On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Brian Rohrbacherbr...@reliableinter.net wrote: I sure do love my Milwaukee Li Ion set.  It's nice! Brian RickG wrote: I've had about the same experience with my Dewalt

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-30 Thread RickG
Trees and terrain :) On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 7:29 PM, Brian Rohrbacherbr...@reliableinter.net wrote: That is a lot of questions but I bet I can answer with one word.  Terrain. Brian Josh Luthman wrote: Wow that's a lot of extra work per install! How high/far are your APs and what band

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-30 Thread RickG
What 900MHz is cost effective? Depending on distance, you can use a Ubiquiti Loco for $50. Is there anything even close to that in 900? On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Blair Davisthe...@wmwisp.net wrote: I think most of us rural guys are on 2.4GHz for last mile and 5.8GHz for backhaul. Until

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-30 Thread RickG
I've got the same issues here. I used 900MHz on one tower in the hills forest. Used Mirotik but the cost is way too high for most. -RickG On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 9:12 PM, Mark McElvymmce...@accubak.com wrote: Trees an terrain. We have 50-60 ft Oak trees very dense. Terrain varies from 1200 ft

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
But look at all the experience you are gaining :) On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Why horizontal polarity?  Cause I'm a total idiot when it comes to 900mhz and as my luck usually runs, if I go by the book nothing works until I do what I'm not

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti CPEs - SuperAG

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
Mark, It appears that is correct. I also run StarOS AP's. Interesting though, I have not seen any performance differences between the units with ff comp and those that dont support it. I wonder if its just something you cant view? -RickG On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 3:35 PM, Mark Nashmarkl

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
The wave size of vertical would be different? -RickG On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Paul Ricepaul.r...@boomerang-networks.com wrote: Folks like horizontal for 900 MHz due to the size of the wave cycle approx 13 inches long -- From: RickG

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
3Mbps speeds. I lean towards blaming the foliage but full bloom has long since passed. Any thoughts? -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
LOL, I can identify! -RickG On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Exactly!  But the wife never listens to that explanation of why I have to redo it again after the fourth or fifth time. Never let someone tell you it can’t be done because even out

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
Rice Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 12:06 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question Folks like horizontal for 900 MHz due to the size of the wave cycle approx 13 inches long -- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Sent

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
to the size of the wave cycle approx 13 inches long. Thanks! -RickG On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 9:51 PM, Paul Ricepaul.r...@boomerang-networks.com wrote: same size.  The electromagnetic wave is the same, polarity refers to the orientation of the wave. up and down or side to side. 13 inches

Re: [WISPA] Senate Bill

2009-09-02 Thread RickG
He'll have to pry my radios from my cold, dead fingers! What I cant figure out is why we are giving this guy so much power? At any rate, the comments are interesting: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/08/28/senate-president-emergency-control-internet/comments/ -RickG On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 10

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-03 Thread RickG
folks doing 900 preferred horizontal -- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 9:41 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Paul

Re: [WISPA] Senate Bill

2009-09-03 Thread RickG
They are all progressives. This would be funny if it werent so close to the truth -- http://files.getdropbox.com/u/304326/1984obama.jpg On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 8:51 AM, Jeff Broadwickjeffl...@comcast.net wrote: I'd be less concerned about this if it were sponsored by a fringe Lefty...Rockefeller

Re: [WISPA] Senate Bill

2009-09-03 Thread RickG
It was more about national defense way back in the 60s -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARPANET Commercial didnt enter the picture until much later. -RickG On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 12:49 AM, Josh Luthmanj...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Actually Internet wasn't really made for anything.  If you

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti CPEs - SuperAG

2009-09-03 Thread RickG
I havent seen that but I've only got a few StarOS CPE units out there. What version are you running? I'm still on V2 for Customer APs. Just started upgrading to V3 for Backhauls. -RickG On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 5:35 PM, readerrea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: I, too, run Star-OS, and the bullet 2's

Re: [WISPA] Senate Bill

2009-09-04 Thread RickG
I guess one might say that was the original concept. I suppose smoke signals would qualify as well. Or maybe a bottle with a note cast into the sea? LOL! On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 4:23 AM, Frankinetli...@gmail.com wrote: The telegraph was the Victorian Internet.

Re: [WISPA] Senate Bill

2009-09-04 Thread RickG
Amen! I think Orwell's 1984 would be a good read as well as Atlas Shrugged! On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 12:43 AM, jree...@18-30chat.netjree...@18-30chat.net wrote: The real shame here is that is has nothing to do with cyber-security. There is no inbound service attack that is not better dealt with

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-04 Thread RickG
Which was my point :) On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 9:57 AM, e...@wisp-router.com wrote: Correct. If the wavelength was different then it wouldn't be 900MHz. You can break physics. /Eje Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile -Original Message- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Date: Thu, 3

Re: [WISPA] Senate Bill

2009-09-04 Thread RickG
It too remember that. -RickG On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 1:59 AM, Chuck Bartoschch...@clarityconnect.com wrote: On Sep 3, 2009, at 12:49 AM, Josh Luthman wrote: Actually Internet wasn't really made for anything.  If you want to tie it to any one thing, commercial purposes was the primary focus

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Stimulus Could Save Lives and Cash

2009-09-04 Thread RickG
save more lives in many ways but at what cost? -RickG On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Listsli...@stlbroadband.com wrote: http://www.stltoday.com/pr/business/PR09030902052935 Victoria WISPA Wants You

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Stimulus Could Save Lives and Cash

2009-09-05 Thread RickG
I used the school bus argument as an extreme one but thanks for underscoring my point :) On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 12:54 AM, Chuck Bartoschch...@clarityconnect.com wrote: On Sep 4, 2009, at 10:46 PM, RickG wrote: Reminds me of when I worked at McDonald Douglas. The engineers there told me

Re: [WISPA] Ever see Ethernet cables fail so that ...

2009-09-05 Thread RickG
was/is well. -RickG On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 3:46 PM, rabbtux rabbtuxrabb...@gmail.com wrote: All, I have a sub that has had Several failures.  The last one is understandable, in that there was a direct lightning strike in their yard winthin 75' of CPE (NS5).  Its Ethernet port was bad, yet the radio

Re: [WISPA] Ever see Ethernet cables fail so that ...

2009-09-05 Thread RickG
Believe me, I tried replacing the end connectors before rerunning the cables. On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Scott Reedscottr...@onlyinternet.net wrote: Yes, that is possible. Could also be the connectors.  IDC (Insulation Displacement Connects) can work loose and/or corrode, especially when

Re: [WISPA] Ever see Ethernet cables fail so that ...

2009-09-06 Thread RickG
Both times they were dry. I have had water cause ends to go bad on other calls though. On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Mikem...@aweiowa.com wrote: Curious if you blew any water out of the low end of the cat5?  I had a similar thing happen one time.  It was atmospheric pumping caused by

Re: [WISPA] GPS NTP Server?

2009-09-07 Thread RickG
Dont know the price but this is sweet -- http://www.ntp-time-server.com/time-servers/server-gps-clock.html On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 8:41 PM, Jayson Bakerjay...@spectrasurf.com wrote: Anyone know of a place to buy a rackmount NTP server that obtains timing from GPS? I spent a few minutes on

Re: [WISPA] AM radio tower

2009-09-09 Thread RickG
And power down if you have problems. -RickG On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 1:07 AM, Paul Rice paul.r...@boomerang-networks.com wrote: Tricky, but it's been done. You'll have to insulate your installation of radios, cables and antennas. and they will have to power down the tower while you install

Re: [WISPA] Preliminary analysis of BTOP/BIP applications - WiMAX and Fiber are big winners with 307 WiMAX applications requesting $1.6B and 181 fiber applications requesting $3.7B - 1130 last mile ap

2009-09-10 Thread RickG
It will be interesting to compare the applications with the money winners. -RickG On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Tim Sylvester t...@avanzarnetworks.com wrote: I spent several hours last night and today analyzing the BTOP/BIP applications. WiMAX and Fiber are big winners with 307 WiMAX

Re: [WISPA] Fatality today

2009-09-14 Thread RickG
Actual link is http://www.wirelessestimator.com/t_content.cfm?pagename=Breaking%20News Be safe and careful out there guys! -RickG On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 5:47 PM, Blake Bowers bbow...@mozarks.com wrote: Justin Stamps, 26 years old, from Wagoner OK is the person who lost his life today in Rover

Re: [WISPA] 2.4 Sector Recommendations

2009-09-19 Thread RickG
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techpolicy/2009-09-19-internet-rules-fcc_N.htm?csp=34 On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 10:35 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Looking for recommendations for 2.4ghz sector antennas, cheap of course. Thanks! Robert West

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-19 Thread RickG
I must be missing something. What and how are ISP's blocking or possibly blocking that may infringe on free speech? Certainly not PTP traffic. -RickG On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 9:14 PM, John Vogel jvo...@vogent.com wrote: Jack, I do agree that you have been fairly clear, and I wasn't so much

Re: [WISPA] Router suggestions

2009-09-20 Thread RickG
http://www.edimax.us/ EW-7207APg -RickG On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 5:35 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: I'm looking for suggestions on an 802.11 router with multiple LAN ports where I can disable the NAT capability...  making it a bridge.  I used to use the TrendNet TEW-452BRP

Re: [WISPA] Crown Castle Tower Space Leasing

2009-09-21 Thread RickG
Crown Castle is one of the worst companies (think ATT) I have ever dealt with. They dont know their right hand from the left. Dont expect anything to get done, especially billing. -RickG On 9/21/09, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Does anyone here lease space from Crown Castle? I

<    2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   >