Re: [WISPA] news

2007-03-09 Thread RickG
What does Clearwire use for equipment? On 3/9/07, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Too bad some many customers say that the service sucks. I have a customer that moved. Loved our wireless so much she went with another wireless provider in the new local. Clearwire.

Re: [WISPA] walmart rfid

2007-03-11 Thread RickG
as there is a possibility to do so. Just my .02 -RickG On 3/11/07, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Come on Marlon... even if all 100 customers went in and complained, the manager at Walmart is going to say You'll have to call corporate... there is nothing I can do. Sending letters, going in person, etc

Re: [WISPA] NWR:rules for building your own computer

2007-03-13 Thread RickG
Unless your putting Linux on them MS Windows licensing makes purchasing a retail unit the way to go. -RickG On 3/13/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone know what the rules/hoops to get FCC approval to build your own computers? I am on our local High School Board

Re: [WISPA] A new tower for WISP and Cell Carrier?

2007-03-14 Thread RickG
When I was with ATT we budgeted $150k per 100' monopole... On 3/14/07, Brian Webster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A tower to support a cell carrier would easily approach $100,000 Thank You, Brian Webster -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

Re: [WISPA] Walmart RFID update

2007-03-14 Thread RickG
Wow, so the bad PR worked, eh? When you meet their guy, let him know we just want to get along ;) - get his name number, invite him to dinner and make friends. It's always good to get a guy on the inside! On 3/14/07, Ray Jean [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Everyone Wanted to update you on our

Re: [WISPA] Many thanks

2007-03-16 Thread RickG
Does that stuff come off if/when you need to remove it? I always use the manufacturer's recommendation: http://www.timesmicrowave.com/connectors/hdw_install.shtml -RickG On 3/16/07, Brian Rohrbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Check out this. http://www.dslreports.com/speak/slideshow/14670691?c

Re: [WISPA] LMR600, LMR900, Heliax

2007-03-17 Thread RickG
someone but dont degrade someone! STICK TO THE FACTS OF THE SUBJECT! My .02...Thanks! -RickG On 3/17/07, Ralph [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 100% Correct, Marlon. It doesn't make the amp illegal- just using it on Part 15 stuff that it isn't certified for. I don't know first hand that this is so, but I

Re: [WISPA] LMR600, LMR900, Heliax

2007-03-17 Thread RickG
Bob, Great example of debating someone versus degrading someone! Thanks! RickG On 3/17/07, Bob Moldashel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Inline Ralph wrote: If EVERYONE is misled, then EVERYONE needs a lesson in radio- especially you Jonny-O. My BS as you call it comes from over

[WISPA] Trango 5830

2007-12-27 Thread RickG
Anyone have a Trango 5830 AP? -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

[WISPA] mission critical 100Mbps links

2008-06-17 Thread RickG
Any opinions on 100Mbps radios for mission critical 100Mbps PTP links? I need to go 10-15 miles. Licensed or unlicensed OK. -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] mission critical 100Mbps links

2008-06-18 Thread RickG
Dragonwave. You can purchase a Trango 100Mbps 18ghz set with 2ft dishes for less than $15k. Upgrade to 300Mbps full duplex is $3,000 extra (software key, so can be added later). Travis Microserv RickG wrote: Any opinions on 100Mbps radios for mission critical 100Mbps PTP links? I need

Re: [WISPA] Verizon to consider licensing 4g spectrum to rural carriers

2010-05-14 Thread RickG
I tell my customers they get RickG :) On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:01 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Lets just jump to 36G and scoop them all.  See how the like those apples! - Original Message - From: Drew Lentz d...@drewlentz.com To: WISPA General List wireless

Re: [WISPA] Water Tower on fire! (With Cellular involved)

2010-05-15 Thread RickG
It underscores the need for WISPs (or any business) to have insurance coverage! On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 3:01 PM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: Dahl said damage to the cables and paint on the tower is estimated at $400,000. Now thats funny.  Talking about Gold diggin Munis, They

Re: [WISPA] Hamvention

2010-05-16 Thread RickG
Oh, I wasnt the black woman but I'm glad you two had a good time :) On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Rick, was good to hang with you today.  Very cool.  I never imagined you as a short black woman...  But it's all good. Go figure, Rick being

Re: [WISPA] Hamvention

2010-05-16 Thread RickG
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2010 6:08 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hamvention I'm sorry Bob! I was slacking all night on a water tank after it took a direct hit. Picture of omni attached. Even with LP in place, it melted the cabling down

Re: [WISPA] Hamvention

2010-05-16 Thread RickG
Ya, the pop (pun intended:) is growing so hopefully it gets sectors soon! On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 8:03 PM, Leon D. Zetekoff wa4...@backwoodswireless.net wrote: On 05/16/2010 07:08 PM, RickG wrote: I'm sorry Bob! I was slacking all night on a water tank after it took a direct hit. Picture

Re: [WISPA] Insurance carriers (I need one)

2010-05-17 Thread RickG
www.selectiveinsurance.com I've been very happy with them for several years now. With that said, I've never had a claim. Maybe the better question is: Who is happy with their insurance company AFTER they've had a claim? -RickG On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 10:59 AM, Scott Carullo sc

Re: [WISPA] Hamvention

2010-05-17 Thread RickG
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2010 11:16 PM To: wa4...@arrl.net; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hamvention Ya, the pop (pun intended:) is growing so hopefully it gets sectors soon! On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 8:03 PM, Leon D. Zetekoff wa4...@backwoodswireless.net wrote

Re: [WISPA] Tools for an easy/safe day. Was -- Re: Times Microwave tools for LMR 400...

2010-05-18 Thread RickG
$350k! I hope you have a good CPA. Otherwise, the Obama team will know your address :) On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: I'd never got back to the crimp or solder cheapo connectors.  It's just too critical of a component.  All it has to do is

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth

2010-05-20 Thread RickG
When you peak at 65-75 percent its probably time to add more. It depends on how fast your filling it up and how long it takes to implement the new capacity. -RickG On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 9:09 AM, Jeremie Chism jchi...@gmail.com wrote: At what percentage of your backbone usage do you look

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth

2010-05-20 Thread RickG
you should get a concrete answer on how long it will take to add an additional circuit.  I had to go 8 months one time to add another T1 into our bond. Justin -- Justin Wilson j...@mtin.net http://www.mtin.net/blog Wisp Consulting ­ Tower Climbing ­ Network Support From: RickG rgunder

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth

2010-05-20 Thread RickG
Makes me think: What about caching on the edge rather than the core of your network? My goal would not be so much as to save bandwidth but rather performance to the end user. On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 8:13 PM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: Depends whether you are asking me or

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread RickG
://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_360 We loaded and ran two games on the system back in 1979, Zork and Startrek. LOL, the banks timeshared the system and tracked usage in order to bill each department. One day they asked why engineering was running so many diagnostics :) -RickG On Fri, May 21, 2010

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread RickG
If you didnt figure it out, those games were text based back then but still lots of fun. I found a better link: http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/Game:Zork On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 1:19 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Pacman, Excitebike, Galaga, MechWarrior, taking me back! Go back a bit

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread RickG
Of RickG Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 12:20 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man Pacman, Excitebike, Galaga, MechWarrior, taking me back! Go back a bit further to Zork - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zork. Here is an interesting story: I was an IBM Field Engineer in my

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread RickG
LOL, I used to take the pink bus from Garden Grove down to Huntington at least 3-4 times a week in the summers from '75-'80! -RickG On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Mark Nash - Lists markl...@uwol.net wrote: Yeesh back in '79 the coolest things I had access to were my baseball glove and my

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread RickG
- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 12:20 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man Pacman, Excitebike, Galaga, MechWarrior, taking me back! Go back a bit further to Zork - http

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread RickG
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 12:20 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man Pacman, Excitebike, Galaga, MechWarrior, taking me back! Go back a bit further to Zork - http

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-21 Thread RickG
that was really radical =0 On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 12:44 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: The bomb hole makes it better! - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 10:01 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man

2010-05-22 Thread RickG
Suite A Eugene, OR 97402 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax http://www.unwiredwest.com - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 6:50 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man LOL, I used to take the pink

Re: [WISPA] Good reliable b/g/n inside AP

2010-05-24 Thread RickG
What about these? http://ubnt.com/powerapn On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: I did not mean it that way, sorry.  I meant to suggest what you're saying here.  IME you get what you pay for. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man Survey Results

2010-05-24 Thread RickG
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempest_%28arcade_game%29 I bet your thinking of Joust: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joust_%28video_game%29 Both were hours of fun! On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 3:51 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.com wrote: So I took a survey and 39 of you responded with your

Re: [WISPA] Google Pac Man Survey Results

2010-05-24 Thread RickG
, Asteroids, and Centepede installed on my Windows 3.1 computer.  I need to see if I can find the disks they where on (hopefully they are not 5.25 inch, dead 3.5 inch disks, or lost/trashed) On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 11:39 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

[WISPA] Newly open source BitTorrent protocol aims to unclog tubes

2010-05-25 Thread RickG
Too late for April Fools! http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2010/05/bittorrent-open-sources-new-protocol-implementation.ars BitTorrent Inc. has opened the source code of a new BitTorrent protocol that is designed to reduce network congestion. According to the developers, the uTP protocol

Re: [WISPA] Free Public WiFi

2010-05-26 Thread RickG
Try Free Porn and see how many connect! On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: For fun I name all the private wifi routers to an SSID of Virus.  The attempts to connect have dropped considerably. -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik routing/queing problem

2010-05-26 Thread RickG
I havent seen that on my RB1000. Do you have the ports locked down to a set rate? On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Kevin Sullivan kevin.sulli...@alyrica.net wrote:  I think I have found a legitimate bug.  I'm running an RB1000 that we put in service about 2 weeks ago (it replaced another RB1000

Re: [WISPA] Free Public WiFi

2010-05-26 Thread RickG
I woudlnt know but some say it costs to get the good stuff. On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Greg Ihnen os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Aren't the two synonymous? Greg On May 26, 2010, at 8:29 PM, RickG wrote: Try Free Porn and see how many connect! On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Robert

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik routing/queing problem

2010-05-27 Thread RickG
Auto neg can cause problems. On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:51 AM, Kevin Sullivan kevin.sulli...@alyrica.net wrote: No, it's a gig link, set to auto neg. Kevin - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 6

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-27 Thread RickG
I kinda like finkle dinkle, it has a ring to it! Speaking of funny names: http://blogote.com/2008/resources/worlds-longest-domain-names-website-on-internet.html http://blogote.com/2008/technology/googles-funny-weird-surprising-domain-names.html On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Jack Unger

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-27 Thread RickG
OrYou Dont Know Jack. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Don't_Know_Jack_(game) Whoops, back to the computer game Thread -- On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Jack Unger jun...@ask-wi.com wrote: Ungerton sounds very nice; it's right up there with Ungerville which is way ahead of Ungerberg.

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-27 Thread RickG
Good list Jerry! I'd also recommend a good business plan in writing. Oh! 7. Are you prepared to get little sleep, give up most of your free time for at least the forst 2-3 months? You meant 2-3 years, correct? ;) On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote:

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-27 Thread RickG
Or BPL. On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Jeremie Chism jchi...@gmail.com wrote: I was thinking the same thing. Use a mini dslam on the free pairs to get Internet in the rooms. Ptp to the building and dsl to the customer. Sent from my iPhone On May 27, 2010, at 12:11 PM, Robert West

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-27 Thread RickG
://motorola.wirelessbroadbandsupport.com/solutions/bpl/ -RickG On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: Thought BPL was dead -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Thursday

Re: [WISPA] Becoming a Wisp

2010-05-27 Thread RickG
Is that what you told Rickeesha? :) On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:06 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: That's why I had to change my name from Richard Head.  That last name was a curse on this list. Now I have a last name that gets me more respect. -Richard Face -Original

[WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
of the electronics being so low, its not making much sense to depreciate. Which takes me to a second question: Have any WISPs been audited by the IRS for this reason? Thanks in advance! -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] ROS on x86 - Backup Everything (system, config, license)?

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
I'm currently using an RB1000 but I've got two RB450's sitting on a shelf as backup. Just move the connection over an you're back up running! With the cost of equipment so low, why not? On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Data Technology w...@dtisp.com wrote: This is not the answer to your

Re: [WISPA] Fast DNS cache

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
Was running Wildcat from '90-'92! Those were fun days! -RickG On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Butch Evans but...@butchevans.com wrote: On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 08:31 -0400, Jeremy Parr wrote: You can only count Wildcat if it was multinode. So I guess I'm WELL over 15 years, then.  I ran a 10

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
Johnson t...@ida.net wrote: This is a personal, business choice. There is no set answer. Some of our equipment we expense and some we depreciate. It all depends on what tax breaks you need now vs. later. Travis Microserv RickG wrote: Everyone's favorite subject :) I'm getting mixed

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
, that is truly does not give us a choice but rather gives the IRS options in order to deal with you as they see fit. Therefore, I prefer to get some feedback that WISP's are in fact expensing their equipment, especially CPE, so as to establish some kind of feeling for an industry standard. -RickG

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 1:55 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] taxes Travis, thanks for your input. I'm really looking for feedback as to what our industry's standard is. I submit that the IRS does

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
What are you doing with CPE? On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 3:25 PM, Marco Coelho coelh...@gmail.com wrote: Most companies have a mix.  We lease some equipment.  This allows for a monthly right off at 100% of your monthly payment.  Long term investment items like Vehicles, Towers, Property get

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
++ -- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 9:24 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] taxes Everyone's favorite subject :) I'm getting mixed information form my

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
, I'm just running into very conservative CPA's. My friend who owned a WISP at one time disagrees with these CPA's and says he would continue to expense it. I'm just looking for some support to the idea. Thanks to all for your comments! -RickG On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 6:54 PM, Faisal Imtiaz fai

Re: [WISPA] Leasing Companies

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
Travis, I surprised you didnt mention: Taycor Financial -An Inc 500 Company- 6100 Center Drive, Suite 710 Los Angeles, CA 90045 Direct: (310) 895-7717, Fax: (310) 568-9922 dolyn...@taycor.com, www.taycor.com On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Travis Johnson t...@ida.net wrote: Be prepared to

Re: [WISPA] Impatient man's PowerBridgeM5 clone available today.

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
Very nice Tom! On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 10:34 PM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: The specs of the New PowerBridgeM5 had been publisized, but not yet available at distributors. For those like me that are impatience, we came up with the next best thing. The Home Brew Power

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-03 Thread RickG
that much discretionary expense allowance. ++ Neofast, Inc, Making internet easy 541-969-8200  509-386-4589 ++ -- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 9:24 AM

Re: [WISPA] taxes

2010-06-04 Thread RickG
running into very conservative CPA's. My friend who owned a WISP at one time disagrees with these CPA's and says he would continue to expense it. I'm just looking for some support to the idea. Thanks to all for your comments! -RickG On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 6:54 PM, Faisal Imtiaz fai

Re: [WISPA] FCC Seeks Volunteers to Test Broadband Speed

2010-06-04 Thread RickG
I think the FCC just wants to get people in a frenzy thinking they're getting ripped off so they'll support them more. Now people are going to whine because they dont get what they pay for. Too bad most arent educated enough to know the difference between on net and off net and shared bandwidth

Re: [WISPA] BulletM2 and NanostationM5 won't talk on ethernet when forced to 100Mbps full duplex

2010-06-05 Thread RickG
Did a crossover cable fix it? http://ubnt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18882 On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Greg Ihnen os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Actually no. Turns out that's the port that has nothing else but the POE injector connected. The search goes on. Greg On Jun 5, 2010, at 4:27

Re: [WISPA] BulletM2 and NanostationM5 won't talk on ethernet when forced to 100Mbps full duplex

2010-06-05 Thread RickG
Interesting - My NSM5 shows connected @ 100Mbps/Full but my DLink router shows it @ 100Mbps/Half. It is set for Full/Auto. Running 5.2. Thoughts? On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 4:30 PM, Michael Baird m...@tc3net.com wrote: Try ifconfig first, Ubiquiti doesn't call their interfaces eth0 and eth1, they

Re: [WISPA] BulletM2 and NanostationM5 won't talk on ethernet when forced to 100Mbps full duplex

2010-06-05 Thread RickG
the problem. I've been running an extended ping session from one end of the network to the other (I'm up to over 2300 packets) and still not one lost. Greg On Jun 5, 2010, at 6:44 PM, RickG wrote: Did a crossover cable fix it? http://ubnt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18882 On Sat, Jun 5, 2010

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-07 Thread RickG
Depending on needs, you could use a Pico for the AP, then no antenna. On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: Thanks Chuck you also forgot $100 for Antennas on the MT system. Steve Barnes RC-WiFi Wireless Internet Service -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-07 Thread RickG
for deductions and what the equipment is. Our accountant has taken a lot of time to learn this industry and is really good.  The phone number is 509.982.2922 if anyone is looking for a good one. laters, marlon - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-07 Thread RickG
, car - etc over it. Thus the reason after I lost my shirt once - I will never do a sole proprietorship EVER. in my humble opinion - they should be illegal - because many just dont know the difference and assume it has a safety net. Glenn On Jun 7, 2010, at 1:43 PM, RickG wrote: Its

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-07 Thread RickG
by the corporation that may or may not be allowed as a sole proprietor (additional office locations, etc.). Again, you would need to check with your accountant. They are the only ones that can give you exact information. Travis Microserv RickG wrote: Its tempting to use a known CPA that is versed

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-07 Thread RickG
have some disadvantages when trying to find equity stock holders or investors. Usually the first thing they try to do is convert you to a Corp or LLC. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-07 Thread RickG
locations, etc.). Again, you would need to check with your accountant. They are the only ones that can give you exact information. Travis Microserv RickG wrote: Its tempting to use a known CPA that is versed in our industry but I've had issues dealing with those out of state

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
. in my humble opinion - they should be illegal - because many just dont know the difference and assume it has a safety net. Glenn On Jun 7, 2010, at 1:43 PM, RickG wrote: Its tempting to use a known CPA that is versed in our industry but I've had issues dealing with those out of state

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
- Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 11:04 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes Same subject, different question: Are you an employee of the corp? On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 1:55 PM

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
, I warn caution to others on that. If you anticipate needing credit for anything, so many credit things require proof of current historical monthly income. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 8:03 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes Tom, I wanted to reply to this before I sent my last remarks. Rather than employee, I've been a subcontractor to my corporation

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
deem that you are not paying yourself enough money for your position. But then I wonder, how does Steven Jobs of Apple take $1/year salary and not get scrutinized? Thanks! -RickG On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 6:28 PM, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: There are several ways to pay yourself

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
Oh, another question if you dont mind. What rate are you paying your CPA's? My new guy wants a $750 retainer just to file my 2009 S-Corp returns. I think thats high but maybe not, who knows? WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
but they get it through self employment taxes. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 8:03 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes Tom, I wanted to reply

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
® smartphone with Nextel Direct Connect -Original Message- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 21:32:58 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes Oh, another question if you dont mind. What rate are you paying your CPA's? My

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-08 Thread RickG
. Even survived an audit from 3 years ago and came out with Uncle Sam owing us! ;-) Sent from my BlackBerry® smartphone with Nextel Direct Connect -Original Message- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 21:32:58 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Subject: Re

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-09 Thread RickG
:01 AM, David Sovereen david.sover...@mercury.net wrote: If you are a subcontractor, you pay the entire 15% yourself. Subcontracting does not eliminate or reduce any social security tax obligation.  It only alters who pays it. Dave RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: If I understand

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-09 Thread RickG
. Subcontracting does not eliminate or reduce any social security tax obligation.  It only alters who pays it. Dave RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: If I understand correctly, social security tax is 15%. In an employment situation, an employee pays 7.5% and the employer matches pays

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-09 Thread RickG
The question then becomes, would you spend $800 for a one sub repeater? On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: Cutting too many corners on backhaul is like cutting too many corners on brakes or tires. I used the ah boards for everything.  More processor

Re: [WISPA] legal entity type - was taxes

2010-06-09 Thread RickG
computer home I can.  No paper trail to worry about.  We've been a sole proprietor for over 15 years now. laters, marlon - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 10:43 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] legal

Re: [WISPA] UBNT, Aggregation, network latency

2010-06-10 Thread RickG
I had the same issue yesterday. Changed out the radio and it works fine now. On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Greg Ihnen os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Though I'd pass this on. I have BulletM2 as AP fed to two NanostationM5's as a backhaul that goes to a 512k down/128k up satellite connection.

Re: [WISPA] UBNT, Aggregation, network latency

2010-06-10 Thread RickG
5.2 build 5.32 on both. On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 11:18 AM, Greg Ihnen os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Same firmware? On Jun 10, 2010, at 10:41 AM, RickG wrote: I had the same issue yesterday. Changed out the radio and it works fine now. On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Greg Ihnen os10ru

Re: [WISPA] Connect to Old StarOS Boards

2010-06-14 Thread RickG
If they were set up as an AP, you could power them up ans see what SSID broadcasts. Of course you would need to know the IP addy that matches the SSID :) On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: I have some old StarOS boards that have been taken out of service.  The

Re: [WISPA] Sell everything and drive

2010-06-17 Thread RickG
Ah ha! I did it backwards - I should've bought the Lambo instead of the ISP!!! -RickG On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Dennis Burgess dmburg...@linktechs.net wrote: http://jalopnik.com/5559767/i-sold-everything-to-buy-a-lamborghini-and-d rive-across-the-country

Re: [WISPA] interference from ships

2010-06-19 Thread RickG
Plug the damn hole! - lol! Sorry, I couldnt help it :) Since it's a UK ship, I wonder if this has anything to do with it? http://www.eubusiness.com/topics/telecoms/mobile-ships.01/ On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 8:14 AM, jp j...@saucer.midcoast.com wrote: We've got a 700' drilling ship moored about a

Re: [WISPA] Happy Father's Day.

2010-06-20 Thread RickG
Thanks Faisal! Same to you (if you're a Dad). Also, same to the sll for the Fathers on this list. -RickG On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 3:21 PM, Faisal Imtiaz fai...@snappydsl.net wrote: To all the Dad's out there .. Well Wishes for a Great Happy Fathers Day . Regards -- Faisal Imtiaz Snappy

Re: [WISPA] RB433AH

2010-06-22 Thread RickG
Ah ha! It is the station (KY-31). Now I can sleep. Thanks! On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Butch Evans but...@butchevans.com wrote: On Tue, 2010-06-22 at 23:13 -0400, RickG wrote: Trying to configure a new RB433AH/Mikrotik for a new tower but the wlan1 interface is in italics? Pic attached

Re: [WISPA] Wierd StarOS/OLSR - Ubiquity RocketM5 bridge - Cisco issue

2010-06-24 Thread RickG
Just curious - what if you switch the radio roles around (make the AP, the CPE and vice-versa)? I've had that fix some strange issues like that. -RickG On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 9:20 AM, Jayson Baker jay...@spectrasurf.com wrote: I can't comment on the OP, but I can tell you that we are.  OSPF

Re: [WISPA] Maximum sector power?

2010-06-24 Thread RickG
Does the FCC take its cues from the IRS? :) On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 12:43 AM, Rubens Kuhl rube...@gmail.com wrote: The PtP/PtMP distinction does create interesting ambiguity.  But then My favorite ambiguity is whether the PtP/PtMP distinction applies to the full-duplex system or per traffic

Re: [WISPA] Maximum sector power?

2010-06-24 Thread RickG
Not to argue your point as I agree with you but how do you know your running it at 100%? Just cause it says so doesnt mean it is. (It being the radio). -RickG On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Justin Wilson li...@mtin.net wrote:    I look at power compared to a car.  You get better performance

[WISPA] GFCI outlet trips

2010-06-27 Thread RickG
Anyone had any issues with a GFCI outlet (not breaker) tripping? I've had several outages on this tower and want to stop it. Personally, I dont think the GFCI is necessary as the box is in a class 6 NEMA enclosure. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance! -RickG

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges?

2010-06-27 Thread RickG
Rick, You've done a fantastic job getting great vendors, putting together a wonderful track, and a beautiful hotel venue! Being a Mom Pop WISP has made it a real challenge to get away from town, ESPECIALLY during thunderstorm season. I'm keeping my fingers crossed the weather is kind and I can

Re: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips

2010-06-27 Thread RickG
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2010 6:48 PM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips Anyone had any issues with a GFCI outlet (not breaker) tripping? I've had several outages on this tower and want

Re: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips

2010-06-28 Thread RickG
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Blair Davis Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2010 10:23 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips GFCI's around here trip every time the lightning flashes. I won't use them to power radio gear. RickG wrote: Anyone had any

Re: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips

2010-06-28 Thread RickG
with them in place. Obviously you need to maintain code but there are always ways around it. -B- Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -Original Message- From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com Sender: wireless-boun...@wispa.org Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 18:48:10 To: wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips

2010-06-28 Thread RickG
, June 27, 2010 8:22 PM  Subject: Re: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips  GFCI's around here trip every time the lightning flashes.  I won't use them to power radio gear.  RickG wrote: Anyone had any issues with a GFCI outlet (not breaker) tripping? I've had several outages on this tower and want

Re: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips

2010-06-28 Thread RickG
if the ground is open.  If not tripping, there is another ground path. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2010 6:48 PM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] GFCI outlet trips Anyone

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges?

2010-06-28 Thread RickG
So are you going are you gonna stay there with Rikeesha? :) On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 12:41 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: We originally picked St. Louis With total and absolute respect for the board, we had an online discussion of where and why among all of us and St. Louis

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges?

2010-06-28 Thread RickG
me. In order to crate more Buzz I'd spam out the complete list of attendees already signed up. 4. I agree but sooner or later its good to meet the people behind the posts :) -RickG On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Charles Wu c...@cticonnect.com wrote: A few comments / thoughts 1. From our

Re: [WISPA] What are the Challenges?

2010-06-28 Thread RickG
LOL, I'm with you. I didnt even look at the vendor list, just who is going to be there. Now I see your name :) I'll make it a point to find you! -RickG On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 11:08 PM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: I'll be there. I've not see the speaker's roster yet so I'm

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