Re: [WISPA] UBNT M Was: Ubiquiti made no points today

2010-04-14 Thread AJ
Wish I could get speeds like that :) Have a pair of NS2Ms set up right on on a P2P link to bridge between a DOCSIS modem in a power supply cabinet to an employee that lives 3/4 mi away LoS and can barely keep it up to 13 meg up/down... Running the latest Beta... Doesn't help the noise floor

Re: [WISPA] UBNT M Was: Ubiquiti made no points today

2010-04-14 Thread AJ
, if 2.4 is crowded... Faisal. On 4/14/2010 1:08 PM, AJ wrote: Wish I could get speeds like that :) Have a pair of NS2Ms set up right on on a P2P link to bridge between a DOCSIS modem in a power supply cabinet to an employee that lives 3/4 mi away LoS and can barely keep it up to 13 meg up

Re: [WISPA] UBNT M Was: Ubiquiti made no points today

2010-04-14 Thread AJ
is frustrating... But isn't this what the WISP's live for ! :) Comes with the territory. next time if you feel better about swapping out $2000 worth of equipment, call me... I will sell you the NS2M for $1000 each... LOL !! Faisal. On 4/14/2010 1:24 PM, AJ wrote: I'm

Re: [WISPA] UBNT M Was: Ubiquiti made no points today

2010-04-14 Thread AJ
TX/RX 13 MBps CCQ 100% Speedtest shows 2.66 Mbps RX, 3.26 Mbps TX Changed both stations to 1 mile/Auto ACK and now sitting stable at about 3.0 Mbps TX/RX after half dozen tests... On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Faisal Imtiaz fai...@snappydsl.netwrote: Hey AJ. I am curious. Turn

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti Beta 5.2.4 Released

2010-04-09 Thread AJ
I can quite honestly say this is cool :) Just upgraded a PtP link, one side of the link (3/4 mi) points directly in to a brand new subdivision... Holy noise floor batman... On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 8:37 AM, Nick Olsen n...@brevardwireless.com wrote: Thats not true, They my M2 sees everything from

Re: [WISPA] Pan flutes on the tower

2010-04-03 Thread AJ
Got pics? On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: If it was the pipe, wouldn't the tone be a single tone? It goes up and down in scale and makes what sounds like 4 notes. Even with the lasso at the top to stabilize the stick, the antenna does bow a bit in the wind

Re: [WISPA] Pan flutes on the tower

2010-04-03 Thread AJ
- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of AJ Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2010 9:47 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Pan flutes on the tower Got pics? On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote

Re: [WISPA] Pan flutes on the tower

2010-04-03 Thread AJ
Try a second member in the center to properly brace it completely vertically, wrap all of the pot metal joints with eletrical tape and hope it disappears LOL... Also look at the bottom of the antenna mount where the coax comes out - this is roughly 3 times the size of the coax cable that is

Re: [WISPA] Pan flutes on the tower

2010-04-03 Thread AJ
plumbers putty into all open pipes! LOL I am glad to be able to provide a little entertainment this Saturday morning. Mike -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of AJ Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2010 10:23 AM

Re: [WISPA] Pan flutes on the tower

2010-04-03 Thread AJ
Disruptive Technologist Advanced Wireless Express P.O. Box 255 Toledo, IA 52342 239.770.6203 m...@aweiowa.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of AJ Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2010 10:51 AM To: WISPA General List Subject

[WISPA] Simple POE Device for 12 VDC Input on NanoStation?

2010-03-16 Thread AJ
Just received my first kit of (2) NanoStation Locos and (2) NanoStation2Ms, complete with tilt brackets... Opened the box to find a PoE injector with a chassis mounted 115VAC jack. What's going to be my best option for injecting 12 VDC off of our battery bank/plant power directly? Granted, my

Re: [WISPA] HD Video across Wireless?

2010-03-12 Thread AJ
local cable company was using Winboxes + VLC and Video Capture cards to encode and distribute the analog video for their digital STB for awhile. (Unknown source) -Israel AJ wrote: Any suggestions for carrying HD Video (ATSC over-the-air) across IP wireless? We're trying to bridge

Re: [WISPA] HD Video across Wireless?

2010-03-12 Thread AJ
would need 10 of them)... On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 5:35 PM, Israel Lopez-LISTS ilopezli...@sandboxitsolutions.com wrote: Well, This looks promising, I did a google search for ATSC to IP. http://www.computermodules.com/broadcast-systems/8VSB-ATSC-to-IP.html -Israel AJ wrote: At this point

Re: [WISPA] State Education Networks?

2010-03-11 Thread AJ
Kevin - same network/bid conflict? http://www.newwest.net/city/article/syringa_sues_over_idaho_education_network_contract/C108/L108/ Syringa Sues Over Idaho Education Network Contract *Company awarded part of the IEN contract says its bid was better in the first place, and it's being shut out of

Re: [WISPA] Fish Tape / OT

2010-02-10 Thread AJ
We've used a conduit rodder with mixed success in the past - works excellent for buried conduit that is partially blocked; drop ceiling work is a bit more complicated but for the majority of the time, if it's a drop ceiling/plenum space, it's no longer than our standard fish tape.

Re: [WISPA] msn.com

2010-01-28 Thread AJ
Looks like a new lay out... Possible DNS change... http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/msn.com says its down... On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 3:09 PM, Dylan Bouterse dy...@corp.power1.comwrote: Pulls up for me. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

[WISPA] Side Mount to Wooden Utility Pole?

2010-01-25 Thread AJ
Anyone have any detailed photos or ideas for side mounting to a wooden utility pole? We have a site that will only allow side mounting at about 35' AGL on a wooden utility pole. I considered building a stand off bracket out of Unistrut and mounting it directly through the hole with galvanized

Re: [WISPA] Side Mount to Wooden Utility Pole?

2010-01-25 Thread AJ
an omni you can get away with 1 -B- AJ wrote: Anyone have any detailed photos or ideas for side mounting to a wooden utility pole? We have a site that will only allow side mounting at about 35' AGL on a wooden utility pole. I considered building a stand off bracket out

[WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-15 Thread AJ
and will not transmit unnecessarily (no IDs or anything unless it's actively in use)... What is out there on the market for a low cost solar site? Thanks! -AJ WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-15 Thread AJ
so we can start out with a very basic system and ramp up over time. Thanks! -AJ On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Christopher Erickson christopher.k.erick...@gmail.com wrote: Latitude and average cloud cover will be factors. I would use MorningStar MPPT solar charge controllers. Get every

Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-15 Thread AJ
Oops, forgot to mention that part - license from the city parks and rec department (who owns the land the abandoned railroad building and wooden poles sit on) specifically prohibits the use of wind generation equipment. Small inconvenience for a free site :) Thanks! -AJ On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 1

Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-15 Thread AJ
Wow those Tycon panels look right up our alley - what exactly seems to be the preferred mounting bracket/hardware for these? Thanks! -AJ On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Scott Parsons sc...@e-zy.net wrote: You have plenty of battery capacity to handle your intermittent load so you just really

Re: [WISPA] Large Monitors with high resolution for Mapping Programs...

2009-12-02 Thread AJ
. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of AJ Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 12:04 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Large Monitors with high resolution for Mapping Programs... I have a pair of 48 Vizio LCDs

Re: [WISPA] Times Microwave EZ connectors

2009-11-24 Thread AJ
-400 cable. They also make hermetically sealed connectors. http://www.hubersuhnerinc.com/co-ca-us/mozilla/us-news.htm?org=4F0184A3DC3E6840newsid=D05AABE63966F25Eitemstate=2back=ECC6CA06810995BD1581FAC18CAA4AFB 2. adhesive shrink tubing At 4:42 PM -0700 11/19/09, AJ wrote: CANUSA adhesive

Re: [WISPA] Times Microwave EZ connectors

2009-11-20 Thread AJ
...@countryconnections.net wrote: Have you tried CTB-15 from CANUSA? http://www.dsgcanusa.com/literature/datasheets/DATA_CTB-15.pdf The description seems pretty good and it does not require heat. Thanks, Mark On 11/19/09 10:56 PM, AJ aj.grant...@gmail.com wrote: I used to use Coax-seal on everything

Re: [WISPA] Need a new AP

2009-11-19 Thread AJ
Hahaha Gmail ads came up with this firmware as I was reading this thread: http://www.fireserve.com/products/ubiquiti/bullet-m-firmware.php chop *Adds 802.11-compatible encryption modes *The stock Ubiquiti firmware only supports WPA-AES encryption. Our firmware adds support for 64-bit and

Re: [WISPA] Times Microwave EZ connectors

2009-11-19 Thread AJ
CANUSA adhesive shrink tubing is your friend :) On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 4:41 PM, lakel...@gbcx.net wrote: No 400 connector from any of the manufacturers is weatherproof by itself. You need to weatherproof all of your connections. If they are not getting wet you are lucky. Plain and simple.

Re: [WISPA] Times Microwave EZ connectors

2009-11-19 Thread AJ
, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Yes - hate the mess but seals the best! On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 6:43 PM, os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Coax-seal On Nov 19, 2009, at 6:42 PM, AJ wrote: CANUSA adhesive shrink tubing is your friend :) On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 4:41 PM, lakel

Re: [WISPA] How do you control outgoing SMTP?

2009-11-18 Thread AJ
We have a blend of Option 2... All outgoing Port 25 is blocked except for our mail server, relaying is allowed by authenticated using the users primary account info (username/password) ON OUR NETWORK ONLY. Postini is used to filter outbound messages to spam server issues... All inbound to the

Re: [WISPA] Metered Billing

2009-11-12 Thread AJ
As one of those big guys... We have tiers for data usage both on a Daily and a Monthly rate. For our base line customers on a $25 a month plan, it's 1.5 meg down with 1GB total per month bandwidth; 8 bucks a gig beyond that up to 5 gigs, everything beyond that is covered at a max $70 cap...

Re: [WISPA] DMCA - copyright infringement

2009-11-09 Thread AJ
Our steps on these DMCA violations... First time we email the customer - no service interruption... Second time we disable their CPE and requires a phone call with us to advise them of the complaint before we re-enable their service. Third time we require a signed statement faxed or mailed in

Re: [WISPA] Amateur repeater on a wisp tower -- gotchas?

2009-10-27 Thread AJ
Depends on the band... For UHF 440 MHz, the split is usually 5 MHz (same as LMR in the UHF band). For VHF 144 MHz, the split in the US is 600 KHz (0.600 MHz). Typical voice channel bandwidth is under 20 KHz for wideband and less than 12.5 KHz for narrowband operation... A far cry from the 5 and

Re: [WISPA] Amateur repeater on a wisp tower -- gotchas?

2009-10-27 Thread AJ
Awesome :) In our experience here where we own both the amateur and wireless network equipment. The best luck we've had was to use two separate metal enclosures, one for the ham, one for the network gear and ensure everything is bonded together. Initially we had issues as well with ethernet ports

Re: [WISPA] OT: How to duplex CTV and DISH, same cable

2009-09-28 Thread AJ
In our CATV system we refuse to allow DBS on the same coax as our video or data... Yes, they'll both work with diplexers in place... However... The DBS receivers (and the voltage they spit out to power LNBs) throw back so much noise in to the system on the return path that both the modem and

Re: [WISPA] OT: How to duplex CTV and DISH, same cable

2009-09-28 Thread AJ
, 2009 at 8:21 AM, AJ aj.grant...@gmail.com wrote: In our CATV system we refuse to allow DBS on the same coax as our video or data... Yes, they'll both work with diplexers in place... However... The DBS receivers (and the voltage they spit out to power LNBs) throw back so much

Re: [WISPA] OT: How to duplex CTV and DISH, same cable

2009-09-28 Thread AJ
I can tell you the billable labor invoice we send to the customer that subsequently gets sent to whoever installed the dish equipment after our service was installed is well in excess of whatever commission or piecemeal amount the tech made installing or selling it... Usually only happens once,

Re: [WISPA] Customer to Bandwidth Ratio

2009-09-14 Thread AJ
Port 81 blocked here locally by our corporate content filter :( On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 9:03 AM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: That link popped right open for me. I'm also outside of that network. marlon - Original Message - From: Josh Luthman

Re: [WISPA] Customer to Bandwidth Ratio

2009-09-12 Thread AJ
We use Cisco SCE2020s at the border. We used to roll our own but with a 10 Gig backbone at almost 40% utilization at peak time, it wasn't cost effective to try to maintain an in house solution that outside consultants couldn't support. With the SCEs, we focus on maintaining speed for browsing,

Re: [WISPA] Nesc codes

2009-09-10 Thread AJ
poles between power and nonpower lines there is a plastic looking black ring wrapped around the pole. Is this a marker of sort for seperation? John Buwa Michiana Wireless,Inc 574-233-7170 Sent from my iPhone On Sep 9, 2009, at 8:51 PM, AJ aj.grant...@gmail.com wrote: The work we do

Re: [WISPA] Nesc codes

2009-09-10 Thread AJ
:51 PM, AJ aj.grant...@gmail.com wrote: The work we do with Idaho Power here requires us to be 30 below the lowest conductor (grounded neutral in our case) from power and 40 from the lowest primary distribution. However, if triplex is coming off the pole (secondary single phase 120

Re: [WISPA] Nesc codes

2009-09-09 Thread AJ
The work we do with Idaho Power here requires us to be 30 below the lowest conductor (grounded neutral in our case) from power and 40 from the lowest primary distribution. However, if triplex is coming off the pole (secondary single phase 120/240v from transformer to house, basically the power

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-27 Thread AJ
What are you guys using to cut Unistrut? I love using it for side mounts on towers but most of those were precut to length before I arrived at the work site... On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Eje Gustafsson e...@wisp-router.com wrote: Careful with those. You tighten up to hard or you attach

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread AJ
Note to sell - NEVER EVER use radiator clamps to hold steel L beam brackets to a Trylon steel tower leg... Microburst winds snapped the brackets right off the tower, shattering the panel... Hard lesson learned :( On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote:

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread AJ
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of AJ Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 9:45 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] solar site Note to sell - NEVER EVER use radiator clamps to hold steel L beam brackets to a Trylon steel tower leg

Re: [WISPA] source of install materials?

2009-08-18 Thread AJ
We typically buy quite a bit from Arris Telewire Supply http://www.arrisistore.com/subcat.php?cat=N On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 1:03 PM, Plexicomm Admin ad...@plexicomm.netwrote: https://dthstore.com/ Dan English Plexicomm - Internet Solutions d...@plexicomm.net | 1.866.759.4678 x103 Fax:

Re: [WISPA] Wireless Relay Control (Scada?)

2009-08-06 Thread AJ
on towers (i.e. holiday seasons), backup power tests, remote unlock/locking of shelter doors, etc. -AJ On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: They also make pager based units Pretty cool stuff. Lee with Hutton should know where to get them. marlon