Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-21 Thread RickG
They can pry my firewall from my cold, dead hands. -RickG On 9/21/09, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: http://openinternet.gov/read-speech.html In addition to the four classic Network neutrality principles, the FCC plans to pursue two more. Quotes from the speech: * The fifth principle

Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-21 Thread RickG
LOL! Can we get that through congress :) What is so sad is that the government claims thery want transparency yet they do the opposite. What I want to know from anyone here is what and how do you block specific content. Thats for the hosting companies, not the access providers. -RickG On 9/21/09

Re: [WISPA] Facebook fan page

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
Robert, I enjoy your humor while some may not understand it. -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 8:53 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Uh..  I do not recall making any snide comments or any comments whatsoever against or for social networking. What I actually did was make

[WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
it. I thought unlicensed freqs dont require a license? -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
I've only lost one amp over the years as opposed to many issues with equipment at the top. -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 11:48 AM, jp j...@saucer.midcoast.com wrote: Big thank you to L-com. Use a POE based backhaul product to avoid cable loss. The amp will also hurt your noise floor

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
So, you cant legally make up for cable loss with an amp? -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Jack Unger jun...@ask-wi.com wrote: Unlicensed freqs don't require a license however you can not legally add an amplifier to a system (in this case, your 5 GHz backhaul) that was not originally

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
Josh, Thanks for the link to a beautiful chart but what does it have to do with an amp? -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Microwave Backhaul Comparison Chart - WISPTechhttp://www.wisptech.com/index.php/Microwave_Backhaul_Comparison_Chart

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
Gotcha. Unfortunately, this tower only has a half dozen subs. The cost of those options prohibit use in this scenario. Thanks again. -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: FCC friendly backhaul options as was suggested. The alternative in case

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
Ya, because this is an upgrade, I looked at this from the wrong direction. So, do you think I can make up for a 150' cable with just a radio? -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Rick, Sounds like a Job for Ubnt or MT. $200 from Ubnt

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-22 Thread RickG
to all! -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Dennis Burgess dmburg...@linktechs.net wrote: ??  Lets see a 433 with two radio cards would be a few hundred for a complete repeater :) --- Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik Certified

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik Problem - 900Mhz-WDS-incremental speeddegradetp Zero then drop- repeat.

2009-09-23 Thread RickG
Now that is very useful info Tom. I look forward to your next report. Thanks! -RickG On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:29 AM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: Update for those Interested I loaded the newest stable rel MT OS v 3.30 on all the radio. It did not help. The problem still

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-23 Thread RickG
This is imminent. The questions is: whose network? -RickG On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 9:38 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: One thing you can bank on, it WILL take hold. The need for more Bandwidth won't be stopped anytime soon, I believe. Eventually most if not all

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-23 Thread RickG
. Thanks to all! -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Dennis Burgess dmburg...@linktechs.net wrote: ??  Lets see a 433 with two radio cards would be a few hundred for a complete repeater :) --- Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-23 Thread RickG
Robert, There are several tutorials online. Try http://www.pizon.org/radio-mobile-tutorial/index.html -RickG On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 6:18 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: You know, I haven't a clue!  It looks simple, heck yes!  Everyone says it's easy but I'll be darned if I

Re: [WISPA] license for amplifier?

2009-09-24 Thread RickG
with XR5 and no amp. Thanks to all! -RickG On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Dennis Burgess dmburg...@linktechs.net wrote: ??  Lets see a 433 with two radio cards would be a few hundred for a complete repeater :) --- Dennis Burgess

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-24 Thread RickG
I've done the same for years. The only thing I use RM for is the backhaul links. -RickG On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 1:31 AM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: It may sound stupid, but I use Delorm Topo 4 Plot your endpoints, draw a line and look at the trerrian profile.  Add the antenna

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-24 Thread RickG
I've seen that too. It looked the same as Delorme. On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Ryan Spott rsp...@cspott.com wrote: I use National Geographic's Topo! software. It works quite well. Just toss the contents of the CD-ROM into the same folder as the software and you don't need the CD-ROM at

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-24 Thread RickG
I'm doing just that using Ubiquiti Pico2HP units as the AP and bullets for the backhaul (5GHz whenever possible). -RickG On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Mark McElvy mmce...@accubak.com wrote: I suppose that is a good term, I would like to be able to redistribute service to small pockets

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-24 Thread RickG
game show player I'll take time consuming projects for $500 Alex well know game show host Daily Double!! On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Charles Wu imceaex-_o=cti_ou=exchange+20administrative+20group+20+28fydibohf23spdlt+29_cn=recipients_cn=char...@converge-tech.com wrote: Incorporate all the

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-24 Thread RickG
Ditto! -RickG On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 11:32 PM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: inline Mark Nash wrote: I'd like to hear opinions on what Micropops do to your business. 1. How many customers do you look for before you install even the least expensive MPoP? 1 I can

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-25 Thread RickG
this for free, I simply love doing it. Yes, I am certifiable. Mark Nash UnwiredWest 78 Centennial Loop Suite E Eugene, OR 97401 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax http://www.unwiredwest.com - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-26 Thread RickG
You probably wont have billing issues with ATT Wireless. Its their legacy Bell company that sucks when it comes to billing. LOL, when I worked for ATT Wireless several years ago, they owed my department over a million dollars in credits. It took us over 2 years to get it straightened out! -RickG

Re: [WISPA] Macintosh traffic issues?

2009-09-28 Thread RickG
Steve, Is he connected directly to the Tranzeo or through a router? If so, what router? Also, is the Tranzeo in bridge or router mode? -RickG On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 3:27 PM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: I have a problem.  Tranzeo CPE Running firmware 4.0.5 connected to MTIK AP

Re: [WISPA] StarOS Backhaul wont connect???

2009-09-29 Thread RickG
: If it won't connect to one at -55 but will to -85  I bet it's a config problem.  Or faulty radios. On 9/29/09, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: OK gang, here is a good one. I've been converting my backhauls to 5GHz and my entire network to a star topology to my main tower where our fiber is. It's

Re: [WISPA] StarOS Backhaul wont connect???

2009-09-30 Thread RickG
I can scan for other devices. In the scan, there is nothing else except my other AP's which are separate channels not even close. -RickG On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 12:10 AM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: I haven't used staros so I can't say much about the software.  Can it see

Re: [WISPA] StarOS Backhaul wont connect???

2009-09-30 Thread RickG
. Your 4th idea of swapping is a good idea. I have other customers connected to the AP so its a bit touchy but I will give that a shot soon. Thanks! -RickG On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 1:52 AM, Butch Evans but...@butchevans.com wrote: On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 23:55 -0400, RickG wrote: Cant be faulty since

Re: [WISPA] StarOS Backhaul wont connect???

2009-09-30 Thread RickG
Matt, Are you using the R52H cards on WRAPS? -RickG On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 2:10 AM, Matt Larsen - Lists li...@manageisp.com wrote: I have a couple of StarOS backhauls that will only work in AP mode in one direction.   This is very frustrating, but I have not been able to find a solution

Re: [WISPA] Brilliant dish mount

2009-09-30 Thread RickG
I've been doing many of my installs this way for years. I really like it. -RickG On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: Under eave/over eave/facia/tree Can't believe nobody thought of this sooner. http://www.mowinet.com [cid:image001.jpg

Re: [WISPA] Brilliant dish mount

2009-09-30 Thread RickG
I agree on that. Heck, I dont even trust grids with one u-bolt! -RickG On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: The idea is great.  But I challenge whether that single Ubolt is a very secure way to mount the Dish bracket to the J-arm, considering windload

Re: [WISPA] StarOS Backhaul wont connect???

2009-09-30 Thread RickG
Cloaking is set to 1x. VDS is off. BTW: Both ends are not exactly the same: The remote (station) is running StarOS v2, the local (AP) is running v3. As I mentioned though, I have another client on it which is also running v2 with no issues. I also have a 3rd client (me) running a NS5. -RickG

Re: [WISPA] StarOS Backhaul wont connect???

2009-09-30 Thread RickG
to try it but I have a good feeling it will work. Will advise. -RickG On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Butch Evans but...@butchevans.com wrote: On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 12:53 -0400, RickG wrote: 2) I've tried several freqs. Either way, both ends are the same equipment so there shoudl

Re: [WISPA] To G or not to G :-)

2009-10-01 Thread RickG
to be better. I plan on testing out small channels soon. I'm also debating between Routerboards w/Mikrotik versus Ubiquiti. -RickG On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Jason Hensley ja...@jaggartech.com wrote: In 2.4 land, if you have a lot of noise, which protocol is better - B or G? Is it better to run an AP

Re: [WISPA] To G or not to G :-)

2009-10-01 Thread RickG
Tom, Which OS? On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 10:56 PM, Tom Sharples tsharp...@qorvus.com wrote: You'll see a dramatic improvement by upgrading from Wrap to Alix. Our net throughput easily doubled when we did that. Tom S. - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Thoughts on AirMAX Conference - Chicago

2009-10-03 Thread RickG
Thanks for the post Robert. It is good to hear about what went on. Did you get a free rocket? Did they run out? -RickG On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 12:14 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: No one is posting anything about the UBNT conference For those who didn't attend, Founder

Re: [WISPA] To G or not to G :-)

2009-10-03 Thread RickG
So G makes sense for an upgrade or would the money be better spent on another technology such as mimo? -RickG On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 6:06 PM, Matt Larsen - Lists li...@manageisp.com wrote: We are in the process of replacing all of our old 802.11b gear with 802.11g AP/CPE running on 10mhz

Re: [WISPA] OT: Speaking of G, anyone need a 60' Rohn 25G?

2009-10-04 Thread RickG
As long as there are not multiple posts about passing on info for a sale, I dont see the harm. With that said, I have a wonderful Cisco 7204VXR with a 4 port T1 card and redundant power supplies I need to get to a good home. This unit just does its job and works with no compliants! Make an offer

Re: [WISPA] To G or not to G :-)

2009-10-04 Thread RickG
of good 'ol business ingenuity and entrepreneurship if there ever was one. My hat is off to all of you! -RickG On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Rick Harnish rharn...@wispa.org wrote: Scottie, I read the whole thread and I don't see any remarks by Jack Unger that should be taken personally.  He made

Re: [WISPA] XBOX 360

2009-10-05 Thread RickG
Ya! Try getting that working on Lantastic! -RickG On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Jeremy Parr jeremyp...@gmail.com wrote: 2009/10/5 David E. Smith d...@mvn.net: Mike Hammett wrote: I miss it back in the day when game servers were centrally hosted. These things, like many things, seem to go

Re: [WISPA] XBOX 360

2009-10-05 Thread RickG
LOL, here we old guys go again! Kali was an improvement back then! -RickG On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 12:25 PM, David E. Smith d...@mvn.net wrote: Josh Luthman wrote: What was the name of that app that let you play IPX online...please remind me or I'll go crazy trying to remember! If you're going

Re: [WISPA] XBOX 360

2009-10-05 Thread RickG
I've actually been surprised how well behaved xbox has been on my network. The only issue I have is that users on my network cant host games for others on my network. They can host for other networks though. Strange. On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 10:02 AM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote:

Re: [WISPA] XBOX 360

2009-10-05 Thread RickG
Descent, Doom, and DukeNuken!!! On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 1:49 PM, Adam Kennedy akenn...@cyberlinktech.com wrote: Kahn was another one. I believe Kali you had to pay for where-as Kahn was free. I played many rounds of Descent/Descent II across those. Adam Kennedy Senior Network Administrator

Re: [WISPA] Selling to businesses

2009-10-05 Thread RickG
Chamber, Rotary, BNI, and other local business events. Businesses can be tough because most go with who they know. -RickG On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 1:04 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: Other than cold calling (this has been the most successful for us) and referrals, what

[WISPA] Candy Bar - Was Re: WB 58DP-HP - pretty upset with Chuck

2009-10-06 Thread RickG
NOTICE: The Obama adminsitration has determined that the US has epidemic levels of obesity. Therefore, all candy and other sweets will be unlawful until further notice. On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 12:48 AM, Jayson Baker jay...@spectrasurf.com wrote: CC'ing Chuck, since he's on something called a...

Re: [WISPA] WB 58DP-HP - pretty upset with Chuck

2009-10-06 Thread RickG
Another great source is a reseller who gets their stick from the big companies that have fleets. My van came from Coca-Cola and was very well maintained. 1996 Chevy Astro, 270,000 miles and rund like new! -RickG On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: Too funny

Re: [WISPA] StarOS Backhaul wont connect??? UPDATE

2009-10-06 Thread RickG
As a followup, I went out to the towers in question and tried the link again utilizing all the suggestions. Unfortunately, it still will not connect to a better AP. When weather permits, I'll probably climb the tower and replace the boards. Any other ideas? -RickG On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 11:44 PM

Re: [WISPA] Candy Bar - Was Re: WB 58DP-HP - pretty upset with Chuck

2009-10-06 Thread RickG
LOL, thats the attitude! On 10/6/09, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: They can have my candy when they pry it from my cold, dead fingers! RickG wrote: NOTICE: The Obama adminsitration has determined that the US has epidemic levels of obesity. Therefore, all candy and other sweets

Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-07 Thread RickG
- Employees: Too small to enjoy such a luxury. Stimulus: I don't believe in it and did not apply. Technologies: Proprietary equipment are a bit too expensive unless you buy CPE in 100 packs. Even then, the AP's are still expensive. -RickG On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Patrick Leary ple...@apertonet.com

[WISPA] American Dollar. Was: Re: Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-08 Thread RickG
put some money in the bank The question is: which currency? With the dollar falling (or failing) what good is it going to do in the bank? I guess I'll just keep pouring it back into the company because its gonna be worthless soon. Any other ideas guys? -RickG On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 11:57 AM

Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-08 Thread RickG
Ditto :) On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 12:55 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Are there things you think the government - FCC, congress, etc. - could do to help ISPs and expanding broadband? Seriously?  Name one thing the government has done right in the last 200 years.  The list

Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-08 Thread RickG
I'll add that many of the applications we've seen are from those that have watched their Angel Funding risk venture capital sources dry up with the poor economy and their poorer performance. Even worse, their poor performance drys up their funding in good times! -RickG On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 1

Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-08 Thread RickG
the internet, most of the WISP's I meet make very little (including myself) and pay through the nose for access ourselves. -RickG On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: Not going there on this list, but there is a long list its done right including funding

Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-08 Thread RickG
, not just ours. Sure, we have the best country ever on Gods green earth but this is in spite of our government, not because of it. If you consider the waste, we should have the Garden of Eden! -RickG On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 5:03 PM, chris cooper ccoo...@intelliwave.com wrote: Having spent some time

Re: [WISPA] The stupid network

2009-10-11 Thread RickG
question is how we get paid for the warehousing and distribution? -RickG On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 12:55 PM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: Hi All, I was recently reminded of this white paper.  I'd read it years ago (early 2000's I'm sure) and it's helped guide my way of thinking about

[WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-12 Thread RickG
Here's the scenario: Customer has an aerial ethernet run from his garage to his home. A tree branch fell and cut the line. I told him we'll replace it for a $50 fee. Does this sound fair? Also, does anyone have a fee schedule they use for billable calls? Thanks! -RickG

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-12 Thread RickG
If done correctly, using a separate tension wire, an aerial can last a long time. -RickG On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Chuck Hogg ch...@shelbybb.com wrote: $75 for all truck rolls where it is not our fault.  Rule of thumb, we get there, plug in our laptop, test.  If it works, $75 charge

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-12 Thread RickG
this sound fair? Also, does anyone have a fee schedule they use for billable calls? Thanks! -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-12 Thread RickG
I guess the issue is that this is a special setup that they require in order to receive the signal, not a normal setup. Thanks to all for the replies! -RickG On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Jason Hensley ja...@jaggartech.com wrote: In our situation, if it's something that is natural causes

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-12 Thread RickG
Oh, I'm actually looking for a rate schedule to pay contracted installers for trouble calls. I.e. Replace radio = $15 Rerun cable = $30 etc. etc. -RickG On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:52 AM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Here's the scenario: Customer has an aerial ethernet run from his garage

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-12 Thread RickG
they should expect is exactly what you put in the contract and/or TOS. In my case, it's the bandwidth I promised them and working equipment to get it there. All else is not part of the contract and therefore should be billable. -RickG On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: When I

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-13 Thread RickG
But, do the ones who have a choice for cheaper service and out of contract stay with you? -RickG On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: Similar to your example of perceived value, we extract a capital fee up front when putting on a new customer.  My accountant described

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-13 Thread RickG
ship. At 11:08 AM 10/13/2009, you wrote: But, do the ones who have a choice for cheaper service and out of contract stay with you? -RickG On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: Similar to your example of perceived value, we extract a capital fee up front when putting

Re: [WISPA] Competitor at -40

2009-10-13 Thread RickG
Before starting a war, go meet with them and see if you can get it worked out. -RickG On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 7:17 PM, Nick Olsen n...@brevardwireless.com wrote: Fight fire with fire? Find what freq hes using and put to radios on that freq 40mhz turbo and constantly bandwidth test between them

Re: [WISPA] TRANGO- changes history

2006-04-02 Thread RickG
://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- -RickG -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

[WISPA] Dual-WAN routers

2007-01-06 Thread RickG
Happy New Year! Hey, I've been testing Dual-WAN routers. I've used Xincom, Linksys, D-Link. The Linksys seems to be most reliable because it has a health check feature. Has anyone out there tried anything else? -RickG Palm Beach Broadband -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe

Re: [WISPA] Dual-WAN routers

2007-01-06 Thread RickG
Nice article! Thx! RickG On 1/6/07, CHUCK PROFITO [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: NO EXPERIENCE, BUT AN INTERESTING ARTICLE TO READ AT http://www.networkworld.com/reviews/2004/0913rev.html CHUCK -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of RickG Sent

Re: [WISPA] Dual-WAN routers

2007-01-06 Thread RickG
David, This is for the end user cpe side. I'd like to see both fail-over and load balancing but fail-over is priority. No need for wireless. I'll look into the microtik. Thanks! -RickG On 1/6/07, David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: RickG wrote: Hey, I've been testing Dual-WAN routers

Re: [WISPA] Dual-WAN routers

2007-01-07 Thread RickG
Another thing for my RD department! Thanks! -RickG On 1/7/07, Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, David E. Smith wrote: This is for the end user cpe side. I'd like to see both fail-over and load balancing but fail-over is priority. No need for wireless. I'll look

Re: [WISPA] Hotspot backend automation.

2007-01-13 Thread RickG
I like use authorize.net but authdirect has a very nice setup that is special just for hot spots. -RickG On 1/13/07, Mark McElvy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know this has been brought up many times but I am running Mikrotik AP's as hotspots. I have a FreeRadius server running on Debian. I need

[WISPA] BPL

2007-01-13 Thread RickG
Anyone doing BPL? I'd like to know your experience. What equipment did you use? How did you manage it? -RickG -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Dual-WAN routers

2007-01-21 Thread RickG
://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=13103 ? -RickG On 1/21/07, Joe Laura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We just picked up a big account here. The owner of a coffee shop chain is adding day trading to his offerings. Someone was trying to sell him two adsl lines. One for redundancy. After laying

Re: [WISPA] Dual-WAN routers

2007-01-21 Thread RickG
Dave, Thanks for the explanation. Really, my clients want to improve their browsing speed. Of course, like most people, they associate speed with speed test website such as speakeasy, etc. -RickG On 1/21/07, David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: RickG wrote: According to the responses I'm

Re: [WISPA] Dual-WAN routers

2007-01-22 Thread RickG
Thanks Matt! Yes, the first thing I did was set up my own speed test site on net. On 1/22/07, Matt Liotta [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: RickG wrote: Dave, Thanks for the explanation. Really, my clients want to improve their browsing speed. Of course, like most people, they associate speed

Re: [WISPA] Climbing Harness

2007-01-22 Thread RickG
I took someones suggestion last year and bought the Elk River with the seat too and LOVE it! *** I AGREE WITH ALL HERE: SAFETY EQUIPMENT IS PERSONAL - DONT SHARE DONT BUY USED!!! On 1/22/07, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think the one we bought a year ago is an Elk River harness.

Re: [WISPA] OT: eBay opinions? Best eBay store for used wireless?

2007-01-22 Thread RickG
I've built out my WISP using eBay! I've bought some things new but cant pass up the deals. Only had one problem and the seller took care of it. -RickG On 1/22/07, Patrick Leary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi folks, This post is more for personal interest than professional. I'm usually

Re: [WISPA] TV white spaces

2007-01-24 Thread RickG
What kind of speed can be obtained on such low frequencies? -RickG On 1/24/07, John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The standard (as far as how gear can operate in the bands) has been created through the NPRM known as 04-186 which has gone through about 3 years of the FCC meat grinder

[WISPA] Service Offerings, By Speed or All You Can Eat? Was: Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-24 Thread RickG
network more quickly for everybody else? Example: Joe Surfer downloads movies on demand but is too cheap to buy your highest speed offering. So, he buys your slowest speed and ties up your network much longer. Just looking for some opinions here ;) Thanks! RickG On 1/24/07, Travis Johnson [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Service Offerings, By Speed or All You Can Eat? Was: Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-24 Thread RickG
what they are going to use and then get off is not true... imagine if Joe Surfer figures out he can download the movies AND still surf, check email, etc. at the same time? Then he can just leave it downloading 24x7. :( Travis Microserv RickG wrote: Sorry guys for hijacking the thread but this hit

Re: [WISPA] Service Offerings, By Speed or All You Can Eat? Was: Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-25 Thread RickG
At one time I sold by the byte but only to the high bandwidth users that I would carry otherwise. I've said since 1999 that one day bandwidth will be by the byte. I think this could be the case if once carriers bandwidth was better than anothers. Then someone would pay for it. -RickG On 1/25/07

Re: [WISPA] Re: [WISP] New report on Muni Wifi

2007-01-26 Thread RickG
I wish I could do that! I always hear what I dont want to ;) On 1/26/07, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah, we all tend to do that from time to time eh? grin marlon - Original Message - From: Dawn DiPietro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent:

Re: [WISPA] OT: Alaska poses unique challenges

2007-01-30 Thread RickG
I always thought it woudl be fun to build a tower that looked like a totem pole ;) -RickG On 1/30/07, W.D.McKinney [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Patrick. Saw that earlier today and got a chuckle out of it. We do have a lot of Bald Eagles in Alaska, and here's a story worth reading: http

[WISPA] ISP Market: Proposing New Services to Customers

2007-01-31 Thread RickG
http://www.iec.org/newsletter/jan07_2/broadband_2.html ISP Market: Proposing New Services to Customers Educational content provided by Stefan Bengtsson, BeWAN systems A Turning Point in Europe's Increasingly Competitive Market In recent years, Europe has witnessed significant growth of the

Re: [WISPA] M2Z - 2155-2175 MHZ NATIONAL BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE

2007-02-01 Thread RickG
And who's equipment will they use? -RickG On 2/1/07, Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Released: 01/31/2007. WTB ANNOUNCES THAT M2Z NETWORKS, INC.'S APPLICATION FOR LICENSE AND AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE A NATIONAL BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE IN THE 2155-2175 MHZ BAND IS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. (DA No. 07

Re: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-13 Thread RickG
HEAD ON - Apply directly to your forehead! On 2/13/07, Mac Dearman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Patients who experience an acute psychotic episode lasting longer than one day but less than one month and that may or may not immediately follow an important life stress or a pregnancy (with postpartum

Re: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-13 Thread RickG
OK folks - Most of you are in rural areas where you are the only choice for broadband. You need to advise your subscribers and your congressional representatives of the hardship this will cause. Perhaps if they lose votes, they will help. -RickG On 2/13/07, Dave Brenton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [WISPA] Fw: ooe intro video

2007-02-14 Thread RickG
Marlon, I saw that a few years ago. Are you sure it didnt get stuck in your spam filter - lol! On 2/14/07, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What do you guys think of this Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910

Re: [WISPA] Automated Tower Climbs

2007-02-14 Thread RickG
But, look at all the exercise you would miss! Seriously though, I cant believe this has not been designed before now? On 2/14/07, Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey, someone's done it! A portable tower elevator. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,251888,00.html :) -- WISPA Wireless

Re: [WISPA] Trango 5850 FOX to 5830 AP at close range

2007-02-14 Thread RickG
How high is the AP? Maybe your under the signal. Can you install another SU for testing purposes further away? On 2/14/07, Don Annas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, running the beta on the SU and AP. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of RickG

Re: [WISPA] Trango 5850 FOX to 5830 AP at close range

2007-02-17 Thread RickG
I've seen many issues that were fixed by raising the antenna that was shooting to low over a rooftop... -RickG On 2/15/07, Don Annas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Interesting... So it is not a good practice in general to shoot across a flat roof without some height on the radio. In looking

Re: [WISPA] Routers

2007-02-17 Thread RickG
Netopia is another very reliable router. -RickG On 2/15/07, John J. Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: cdw.com carries the Cisco 851W for $379. John -Original Message- From: Marlon K. Schafer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 7, 2007 08:27 PM To: 'WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Trango 5850 FOX to 5830 AP at close range

2007-02-18 Thread RickG
Don, Are they saying this is with all 5580's or just your particular unit? -RickG On 2/18/07, Don Annas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good news (I think). Trango has found an issue with the M5580 and is working on a fix. In the mean time, I have replaced the troubled site with an older FOX 5800S

Re: [WISPA] FYI: Trango 5580 issue

2007-02-20 Thread RickG
Thanks! On 2/20/07, Don Annas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Fix is on the way.. Don, I just received an ETA on this problem. We believe to have found the issue and are in the process of fixing the problem. We have a firmware as soon as tomorrow. The firmware will be considered

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [Ham-80211] Re: 2.4 GHz remote broadcast

2007-02-20 Thread RickG
somebody slap that guy! On 2/20/07, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oh brother! marlon - Original Message - Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 8:13 PM Subject: Re: [Ham-80211] Re: 2.4 GHz remote broadcast Steve wrote: Are all forms of Ham communications on 5.2 5.4

Re: [WISPA] tv whitespaces filings

2007-02-24 Thread RickG
Short but sweet ;) Your Confirmation Number is: '2007224246238 ' -RickG On 2/23/07, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good grief guys, there are only 12 new filings in the last week or so!! Why, in the name of God, would the FCC give a rats behind about our industry

[WISPA] Stealing Starbucks' WiFi Customers

2007-02-26 Thread RickG
http://www.forbes.com/entrepreneurs/2007/02/23/fonbucks-wifi-starbucks-ent_cx_mc_0226fonbucks.html?partner=rss *** Just because you pay a premium for Starbucks coffee doesn't mean you have to pay a premium to surf the Web at Starbucks cafes. FON, a community WiFi provider headquartered in

Re: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ?

2007-02-28 Thread RickG
At least their not trying to stream the content. -RickG On 2/28/07, Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wonder what kinda bandwidth this will eat up. http://www.apple.com/appletv/ -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [WISPA] STOOPID linksys / netgear / etc

2007-02-28 Thread RickG
LOL - why lock it down then? On 2/28/07, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Almost reminds me when we took over the original dial up isp, the previous guy used a computer shop to sell his service and turn on subs. usernames and passwords were the customers first name and last name.

Re: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ?

2007-02-28 Thread RickG
True. On 2/28/07, Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ...yet... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 8:22 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ? At least

[WISPA] CALEA - Is this what it's for?

2007-02-28 Thread RickG
My Grandpa always said follow the dollar ;) http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,255479,00.html Record Industry Offers Students Settlements Before Bringing Lawsuits Over Music Downloads Wednesday, February 28, 2007 LOS ANGELES — The recording industry trade group will give hundreds of college

Re: [WISPA] 3650, ok, so what's current status?

2007-03-03 Thread RickG
Ah ha, that explains it: I'm using unlicensed as an experiment to try and generate revenue lol! My wife calls my business a test! ;) On 3/3/07, Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Let me add that experimental licenses can't be used to generate revenue; it's for testing purposes only. Commercial

Re: [WISPA] Vonage to pay Verizon $58 million

2007-03-08 Thread RickG
Your Opinion of Today's Vonage Patent Judgment? * Verizon=Patent Trolls. Vonage shouldn't have to pay them anything * Vonage should pay less, and have that apply as licensing fee * $58 million is about fair * Vonage should pay more * Verdicts such as these point to crying need for

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