[WISPA] Used rocket M2

2019-09-13 Thread Blair Davis via Wireless
Anybody got any used UBNT rocket M2 they would like to get rid of? -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org

[WISPA] Looking to buy...

2019-08-09 Thread Blair Davis via Wireless
used Mimosa B5, B5c, B5-Lite used RouterBoard 433, 433AH, 433GL -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org

[WISPA] testing

2019-06-17 Thread Blair Davis via Wireless
A quick test...   18:20 17JUN2019 -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

[WISPA] VOTE!!

2018-08-08 Thread Blair Davis
Members, if you haven't got a Ballot Submitted E-mail back from election buddy yet... Why not? Time to vote! Ballot submitted: WISPA - 2018 Board of Directors Election Thank you for submitting your ballot for *WISPA — 2018 Board of Directors Election* on *August 2, 2018 at 6:03 pm Eastern

[WISPA] Looking to buy...

2018-08-03 Thread Blair Davis
M900 Rockets Dual Pol 900MHz antennas Prefer within 400 miles of Michigan to do an in person pickup but willing to ship Rockets from further away... -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC

[WISPA] Test

2018-07-25 Thread Blair Davis
Test -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

Re: [WISPA] tower climbing rope

2018-06-22 Thread Blair Davis
Lee at Tower One can hook you up. That is where we got ours. -- On 6/22/2018 6:37 PM, David Funderburk wrote: We need more rope for a job on a 250 ft tower.   What rope do you recommend and where can I get a good price?

[WISPA] Looking to buy....

2017-07-14 Thread Blair Davis
UBNT M365 gear. Midwest, (500 miles or less from Michigan) preferred as I'd rather come get them... Blair -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing

Re: [WISPA] Looking for opinions on a proposal for PTMP in 6Ghz Part 101 spectrum

2017-06-07 Thread Blair Davis
No Omni's! 65deg max antenna beam pattern? That kills all the consumer gear right there... And cell phones. And kills the Cable Co hanging PoP's. NN... with the License # REQUIRED for a distributor to sell gear... With penalty's... say 200% of the gear sold without a license? How about the

[WISPA] Looking for a switch...

2017-04-17 Thread Blair Davis
Looking for a good rack mount unmanaged switch with at least thirty (30) 10/100/1000 ports and at least 1 SPF optical port for 1G. Don't need or want POE or any special features not listed above. Vendors, feel free to email me a link... -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010

Re: [WISPA] Yet another test

2017-04-05 Thread Blair Davis
gt; >> On Apr 5, 2017, at 4:01 PM, Blair Davis <the...@wmwisp.net> wrote: >> >> Thank you. Continuing to troubleshoot... >> >> Starting to think that @wispa.org can't find my email server... >> >> -- >> On 4/5/2017 6:34 PM, Grand Avenue Broadban

[WISPA] And yet another try...

2017-04-05 Thread Blair Davis
I know mine are getting to the list, trying to figure out why none of them are making it back to me... -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list

Re: [WISPA] Yet another test

2017-04-05 Thread Blair Davis
Thank you. Continuing to troubleshoot... Starting to think that @wispa.org can't find my email server... -- On 4/5/2017 6:34 PM, Grand Avenue Broadband wrote: > Just letting you know that what you are SENDING is still showing up. > >> On Apr 5, 2017, at 3:33 PM, Blair Davis <th

[WISPA] Yet another test

2017-04-05 Thread Blair Davis
Seems I am getting nothing from any @wispa.org mailing list... -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org

[WISPA] Testing again

2017-04-03 Thread Blair Davis
I am testing to several lists to try to find out where my messages are being lost... -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org

[WISPA] test

2017-03-31 Thread Blair Davis
testing -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

[WISPA] Lost the ad!

2017-03-01 Thread Blair Davis
I was looking at an ad from Link Tech on the list here and lost it About enclosures... Could somebody who still has it forward it to me? Thanks -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC

Re: [WISPA] Charge for remote thermostat?

2017-01-18 Thread Blair Davis
$9 per month 128Kb/s max 2GByte cap. They pay full price for install and buy equipment. -- On 1/18/2017 6:53 AM, Mark Radabaugh wrote: We have a $5/mo vacation hold plan with no internet, and a $10/mo vacation monitoring

Re: [WISPA] WISPAPALOOZA

2016-09-29 Thread Blair Davis
Hey Jamie, I got our tickets to Monday night, but I keep getting more RSVP things... Are they just going out to everybody?  Is having the tickets enough? Blair -- On 9/29/2016 4:20 PM, Jaime Fink wrote: Mimosa's open event

Re: [WISPA] Marina Hotspot Setup

2016-09-20 Thread Blair Davis
We have several resorts and campgrounds and a fairground running UniFi AP's with  MT Hotspot / UserManager as the controller. Works well for us. -- On 9/20/2016 1:50 PM, Eagle One Wireless wrote: Looking for

Re: [WISPA] Rogue Accesspoint Detection

2015-01-06 Thread Blair Davis
I can't say much more that this, but on a similar front, some movie and live theaters are moving toward making the viewing area into a Faraday Cage...  I expect to see it on a business level soon.  I've already been asked about it... -- On

Re: [WISPA] groundcontrol....

2014-12-03 Thread Blair Davis
Mee too!! ...Put your helmet on. -- On 12/3/2014 4:44 PM, Patrick Leary wrote: to Major Tom Sorry, the song's been in my head since this thread popped up. *Patrick Leary* ***M*727.501.3735 http://mkt2.us/TelrdNet *From:*wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Quickbooks hosts

2014-11-25 Thread Blair Davis
And, if one NEVER allows incoming or outgoing ACH or debit, it is trivial to defend against them when someone does attack your account. My bank knows that neither have ever been allowed on any of my accounts... We have never used ACH or debit since being screwed by PreyPal back in 2001. -- On

Re: [WISPA] Quick Question: Title II, for or against?

2014-11-22 Thread Blair Davis
/2014 7:39 PM, Blair Davis wrote: Just and reasonable... Give me a break. There is a reason the carriers let the POTS network decay... My wife, before she died, spent 28 years with Michigan Bell... From before Judge Greene, thru Ameritec and then SBC. She saw this from the inside. Because

Re: [WISPA] Quick Question: Title II, for or against?

2014-11-21 Thread Blair Davis
Just and reasonable... Give me a break. There is a reason the carriers let the POTS network decay... My wife, before she died, spent 28 years with Michigan Bell... From before Judge Greene, thru Ameritec and then SBC. She saw this from the inside. Because they were forced to allow others

Re: [WISPA] Looking for service

2014-11-14 Thread Blair Davis
Maybe we should give it to them? :P -- On 11/14/2014 1:33 PM, Aaron D. Osgood wrote: Perhaps the Spanish want it back? ;-) Aaron D. Osgood Streamline Solutions L.L.C 274 E. Eau Gallie Blvd. #336 Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937 TEL: 207-518-8455 MOBILE: 207-831-5829 GTalk: aaron.osgood

Re: [WISPA] Off topic sorta power question....

2014-11-06 Thread Blair Davis
Set your device for 220-240VAC Many devices have a switch on the power supply for this. Some devices simply have an input range of 100-250VAC. Tie your device hot to leg 1 Tie your device neutral to leg 2 Tie your device ground to the neutral/ground of the power outlet. Can you post a picture

Re: [WISPA] Off topic sorta power question....

2014-11-06 Thread Blair Davis
are wired as 4 prong hot/hot/neutral/ground and new devices are wired with a 4 prong cord. Most devices can have a 3 prong cord installed by following the device instructions. -- On 11/6/2014 7:00 PM, l...@mwtcorp.net wrote: On Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:19:44 -0500 Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net

Re: [WISPA] procera or similiar product

2014-10-30 Thread Blair Davis
I don't know, but I am interested in devices that could cache Windows update and Apple updates... But it HAS to be transparent to the end users. I'd be willing to dedicate hardware and disk space to this iOS and Windows update can often cause major traffic loads... And, if these updates

[WISPA] Spring show...

2014-10-27 Thread Blair Davis
When can we sign up for the spring show? -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

Re: [WISPA] Spring show...

2014-10-27 Thread Blair Davis
Direct Line Skype: rick.harnish. rharn...@wispa.org adm...@wispa.org (Rick and Trina) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Blair Davis Sent: Monday, October 27, 2014 3:27 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Wifi Outdoor Cams

2014-09-26 Thread Blair Davis
forums and called on UBNT to answer for there crime and got crickets. sent from my phone! On Sep 25, 2014 8:18 PM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net wrote: Do you know what firmware version lost RSTP? Can the newer cams be rolled back to the old firmware or do I

Re: [WISPA] Wifi Outdoor Cams

2014-09-26 Thread Blair Davis
. sent from my phone! On Sep 25, 2014 8:18 PM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net wrote: Do you know what firmware version lost RSTP? Can the newer cams be rolled back to the old firmware or do I need to return them to my supplier

Re: [WISPA] Wifi Outdoor Cams

2014-09-25 Thread Blair Davis
Do you know what firmware version lost RSTP? Can the newer cams be rolled back to the old firmware or do I need to return them to my supplier? If I can't do RSTP directly from the cam, they are mostly useless to me. -- On 9/25/2014 5:57 PM, Chris Ruschmann wrote: Be careful with UBNT

Re: [WISPA] att-and-verizon-say-10mbps-is-too-fast-for-broadband-4mbps-is-enough

2014-09-08 Thread Blair Davis
What Fred said. -- On 9/8/2014 5:58 PM, Fred Goldstein wrote: On 9/8/2014 5:28 PM, Josh Reynolds wrote: http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/09/att-and-verizon-say-10mbps-is-too-fast-for-broadband-4mbps-is-enough/ Ironically, ISTM that would probably be good for WISPs. If the FCC decides

Re: [WISPA] Download of Copyrighted Material - What do you do?

2014-08-14 Thread Blair Davis
Send a invoice back to the email originator pointing out our charge for IP to user lookup, and inform them that it will be forwarded once payment has cleared their bank. Checks only accepted. -- On 8/15/2014 12:40 AM, Justin Wilson wrote: I just forward it on with a note that if they don't

Re: [WISPA] credit card processors

2014-07-31 Thread Blair Davis
We have been using it for almost 13 now... -- On 7/31/2014 8:05 PM, Josh Reynolds wrote: Yes, we've been doing it for about... 10 years now. Josh Reynolds, CIO SPITwSPOTS www.spitwspots.com On 07/31/2014 03:56 PM, Steve Barnes wrote: Josh are you billing your Wisp customer with

[WISPA] testing

2014-05-14 Thread Blair Davis
testing -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

Re: [WISPA] Favorite replacement for UBNT zip ties?

2014-04-28 Thread Blair Davis
Because NanoStation's, Loco's, Rocket dishes, PowerBridges and NanoBeams all have a place depending on what you are doing? Even AirGrids and Bullets have value for some things -- On 4/28/2014 7:05 PM, timothy steele wrote: Don't the nano beams come with hose clamps? Why still using the nano

Re: [WISPA] Favorite replacement for UBNT zip ties?

2014-04-28 Thread Blair Davis
Once they switched to the black UV resistant ones I've never had a problem with them. -- On 4/28/2014 6:14 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: Those have never seemed like a good idea so I never tried them. I have a local source for cheap ties - wintronic aka WinElectric. For good tower ties I love

Re: [WISPA] Favorite replacement for UBNT zip ties?

2014-04-28 Thread Blair Davis
they need 365 or 900 On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 8:23 PM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net wrote: Because NanoStation's, Loco's, Rocket dishes, PowerBridges and NanoBeams all have a place depending on what you are doing? Even AirGrids and Bullets have value for some

Re: [WISPA] Favorite replacement for UBNT zip ties?

2014-04-28 Thread Blair Davis
*From: *Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net *To: *WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org *Sent: *Monday, April 28, 2014 7:23:36 PM *Subject: *Re: [WISPA] Favorite replacement for UBNT zip ties? Because NanoStation's, Loco's, Rocket dishes, PowerBridges

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-19 Thread Blair Davis
(List Account) wrote: The challenge is still the grid-tie inverter, which at this point may actually be more expensive than the panels themselves. But the whole thing is definitely on my short list of home improvement projects. -forrest On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:18 PM, Blair Davis

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-18 Thread Blair Davis
Now if I could find those prices in the Mid-West... I mean, the last time I looked it was still around $3-4 a watt. At a $1 per watt, I have some other uses... -- On 4/18/2014 5:41 PM, Marlon Schafer (509.982.2181) wrote: No. But I do have a site. http://www.solarblvd.com/ is where I got my

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-18 Thread Blair Davis
of up to $1.50/watt ($6000maximum) from the local utility. -forrest On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net wrote: Now if I could find those prices in the Mid-West... I mean, the last time I looked it was still around $3-4 a watt

Re: [WISPA] FS: RocketDish + Rocket M2s

2014-04-06 Thread Blair Davis
Where are you/they? -- On 4/4/2014 9:36 AM, Chris Fabien wrote: I have a surplus of Ubiquiti RD-2G24 2ft dishes with Rocket M2s attached. Used working pulls. $150ea or quantity discount, plus shipping. ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] FS: RocketDish + Rocket M2s

2014-04-06 Thread Blair Davis
I'm wondering where the seller is... If in the mid-west, I'm interested... -- On 4/6/2014 2:22 PM, ~NGL~ wrote: My mistake I thought I was answering the seller NGL *From:* Blair Davis mailto:the...@wmwisp.net *Sent:* Sunday, April 06, 2014 11:09 AM *To:* WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] FS: RocketDish + Rocket M2s

2014-04-06 Thread Blair Davis
Besides it's use as poison, I have no idea where Hemlock is... -- On 4/6/2014 2:43 PM, Jason Bailey wrote: Blair,I think Chris is in Hemlock. On Sunday, April 6, 2014 2:41 PM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: I'm wondering where the seller is... If in the mid-west, I'm interested

Re: [WISPA] FS: RocketDish + Rocket M2s

2014-04-06 Thread Blair Davis
Well, then, not to cut anybody out, but I am interested and would come with a pickup. I'm in Allegan, MI. -- On 4/6/2014 2:48 PM, Chris Fabien wrote: Yep, hemlock mi 48626. Halfaay between saginaw and alma. On Apr 6, 2014 2:46 PM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net

[WISPA] Advocacy Day

2014-04-06 Thread Blair Davis
I spoke to Elizabeth at WISPAmerica about the upcoming Advocacy Day but all the stuff on the WISPA site is from 2012. I'm interested in this one... -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010 269-686-8648 A Division of: Camp Communication Services, INC

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth/Performance Test

2014-03-06 Thread Blair Davis
There is a very basic one on my web site that sounds like what you describe... www.wmwisp.net/speedtest/speedtest.php -- On 3/6/2014 9:30 AM, Sam wrote: Good Morning Folks! Years ago, I remember installing a bandwidth tester on one of the Linux boxes I had running at the WISP my wife and I

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth/Performance Test

2014-03-06 Thread Blair Davis
It was built in the days of dial-up. Works ok to about 10M. -- On 3/6/2014 11:29 AM, Roger Howard wrote: I just loaded that one a few times and managed to get 217Mbps on a 100Mbit fiber *217739.688 Kbps* On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 10:25 AM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth/Performance Test

2014-03-06 Thread Blair Davis
opps! Anybody who wants it, send an email to me and I'll send you a zip. -- On 3/6/2014 1:31 PM, Sam wrote: Thanks to everyone who's helped with this and offered suggestions! As always, you guys are the best! On 3/6/2014 12:14, Blair Davis wrote: Quite honestly, it has been on my website

Re: [WISPA] Are we being muscled out of the 5265 - 5700 frequencies?

2014-02-14 Thread Blair Davis
Don't think that anything to do with DFS has to make any sense. It doesn't. -- On 2/14/2014 4:35 PM, Mike Hammett wrote: It seems technically quite easy. Set compliance mode on an older device and associate to one that is compliant. Does DFS certification only apply to AP operations or CPE

Re: [WISPA] Are we being muscled out of the 5265 - 5700 frequencies?

2014-02-14 Thread Blair Davis
Haven't we had this discussion before? In reference to m-PCI radio cards? Didn't it break down to a 'spirit of the law' group and a 'letter of the law' group last time? Professional installer, anyone? Won't it do that again? Isn't insanity doing the same thing over and over and expecting a

Re: [WISPA] Dual Frequency AP Radio

2014-02-13 Thread Blair Davis
This sounds very interesting and competitive to KPP I used their H-pol omnis and sectors on 2.4GHz back in the days of KarlNet -- On 2/13/2014 2:28 PM, Sam wrote: So I called the company (the Whittier CA branch, not the ones in Poland) and spoke with a gentleman named Pedro. Their current

Re: [WISPA] Are we being muscled out of the 5265 - 5700 frequencies?

2014-02-12 Thread Blair Davis
I've got a 10 year old PtP at 5.3GHz. -- On 2/12/2014 5:56 PM, Fred Goldstein wrote: On 2/12/2014 5:23 PM, Chuck Hogg wrote: Yea, but the power levels of some are not likely usable in an outdoor WISP environment. A good explanation is at Wikipedia strange enough...

Re: [WISPA] Are we being muscled out of the 5265 - 5700 frequencies?

2014-02-10 Thread Blair Davis
I don't even know of amps for 5GHz? I thought this was mainly about antenna gain... -- On 2/10/2014 3:14 PM, D. Ryan Spott wrote: I would be happy to drive out there to give you a hand Arthur. ryan On 2/10/14 9:19 AM, Marlon Schafer (509.982.2181) wrote: I'm with Forrest here. Back in the

Re: [WISPA] Are we being muscled out of the 5265 - 5700 frequencies?

2014-02-09 Thread Blair Davis
maybe time to stock up on dishes. -- On 2/8/2014 8:11 PM, Jason Bailey wrote: Chuck has it right. See below. 33. /Antenna Gain/. Under Section 15.247, the assumed antenna gain is 6 dBi, with a 1 dB reduction in power required for every 1 dB that the antenna gain exceeds 6 dBi. For fixed

Re: [WISPA] Are we being muscled out of the 5265 - 5700 frequencies?

2014-02-09 Thread Blair Davis
I just went and read a bunch of the comments on the proceeding... I didn't read them all, but I didn't find one in favor of the lower antenna gain... Has anyone else? -- On 2/8/2014 8:11 PM, Jason Bailey wrote: Chuck has it right. See below. 33. /Antenna Gain/. Under Section 15.247, the

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Approved Ad] 2xWireless Advertisement

2014-01-20 Thread Blair Davis
I thought this was interesting the first time I heard about it. Sorta NetStream Dual with PtMP added. Still interesting, but a few defects from my POV... 1) AP price is too high for me 2) No connectorized AP 3) CPE price is kinda high... Could deal with

Re: [WISPA] Video of Tower work from Quadcopter

2014-01-18 Thread Blair Davis
Right on. -- On 1/18/2014 2:54 PM, Mike Hammett wrote: Law? What's that? If I buy one I'm going to fly it regardless of what laws there may or may not be. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com

[WISPA] Getting nasty out there

2014-01-05 Thread Blair Davis
14inches in the last 24 hours. temp from 33F to 11F an additional 10-12inches by tomorrow night temp will drop to -8 tomorrow night wind chill currently -6 expected wind chill -38 tomorrow night 20mph now expected 30mph with gust to 45mph. time to stay in for a couple days! -- West Michigan

Re: [WISPA] Internet Packages regarding geography

2013-12-31 Thread Blair Davis
I wouldn't be doing this if we didn't make a profit. -- On 12/31/2013 1:57 PM, Sam Tetherow wrote: We are suppose to make a profit? On 12/30/2013 09:51 PM, Phil Curnutt wrote: Granted that our model is way different then yours, we are a non-profit member owned, volunteer operated, coop, but

Re: [WISPA] Marketing idea

2013-12-01 Thread Blair Davis
I wouldn't mind buying that... What was the bill and what do you want for it? If you are interested in selling... -- On 12/1/2013 12:03 PM, Joe Miller wrote: Thinking about how to get my company name out there more in our area... A thought that I came up with was a raffle... Raffle off

Re: [WISPA] TEGs / Thermo Electric Generators

2013-11-26 Thread Blair Davis
Where does it say it runs LP? -- On 11/26/2013 12:29 PM, Steve Utick wrote: Actually, I just looked, and they are down a bit from that: http://www.amazon.com/DuroMax-XP4400E-Portable-Generator-Electric/dp/B001BMDFPS/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8qid=1385486828sr=8-2keywords=xp4400eh $400. They are an

Re: [WISPA] Dielectric Grease

2013-11-15 Thread Blair Davis
Where do you get it in reasonable quantity and how would it be used in N connectors. Starting to see some water ingress on old, 5year, weather proofed N connections. -- On 11/15/2013 6:12 PM, Chuck Hogg wrote: We have been and it

Re: [WISPA] Comcast asking FCC for more 5GHz spectrum.

2013-11-15 Thread Blair Davis
I am SO, so glad I am rural!!! -- On 11/15/2013 8:57 PM, ralph wrote: nods to Zach- I've been building outdoor wireless (mostly mesh) networks since about 2002. When I worked for Earthlink in 2006 and 2007 and deployed about 7 large Muni systems (12,000 APs in Philly for example), it was

Re: [WISPA] Batteries?

2013-10-28 Thread Blair Davis
Trojan T-105 -- On 10/28/2013 9:42 AM, Clay Stewart wrote: 6VDC golf cart batteries 105AH or so. SAMS Club. On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 2:55 AM, Mike Lyon mike.l...@gmail.com mailto:mike.l...@gmail.com wrote: What is everyones favorite 12vdc battery for there solar sites? I believe

Re: [WISPA] Windows XP

2013-10-17 Thread Blair Davis
*From: *Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net *To: *memb...@wispa.org mailto:memb...@wispa.org, WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org mailto:wireless@wispa.org *Sent: *Sunday, October 13, 2013 11:09:39 PM

Re: [WISPA] Windows XP

2013-10-17 Thread Blair Davis
Us too. They are isolated from the internet, but we still have them doing things. -- On 10/17/2013 7:59 PM, Matt Hoppes wrote: I still run Windows 2000 on some computers. :) Sent from my iPad On Oct 17, 2013, at 16:56, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net wrote

Re: [WISPA] Windows XP

2013-10-17 Thread Blair Davis
. -- On 10/17/2013 10:08 PM, Clay Stewart wrote: Offer service to upgrade for $99... WIN7 plus labor? On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 7:56 PM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net mailto:the...@wmwisp.net wrote: That was why I brought it up. I don't believe we can force users off XP. Obviously

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti radios failing?

2013-10-16 Thread Blair Davis
I've seen this issue with xr-2 mPCI cards, f.20 mPCI cards and others. Don't really think it is a UBNT only issue. I think it is just one of the failure modes of the Atheros chipset. -- On 10/16/2013 3:00 AM, Paolo Di Francesco wrote: Hi Jason well it looks like Ubiquiti is failing

[WISPA] Windows XP

2013-10-13 Thread Blair Davis
Windows XP security updates end in April 2014. Windows XP usage still above 30%. Is there anything we, as ISP's, can do to protect our users who, for whatever reason have not, will not or can not upgrade? I have users who won't spend $$ to replace a working system if they don't see a good

Re: [WISPA] Mixed Single and dual polarity?

2013-10-10 Thread Blair Davis
It works ok as long as all are AirMax for UBNT. The single pol units take a preformance hit. Not a good idea if the AP is heavly loaded. -- On 10/10/2013 3:35 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: You mean in Ubnt? It's not devastating, but your 1x1 clients are eating up twice as much time doing the same

Re: [WISPA] packaging suggestions

2013-09-25 Thread Blair Davis
We moved to this model years ago. 50G per month, up to 10Mb/s burst,1am to 7am doesn't count against cap, drop to 256K/128K when you reach the cap, no contract Very few complaints. If they want streaming, we sell them a CIR at whatever speed they want. $200 for 2M, $350 for 4M and so on.

Re: [WISPA] question for the group

2013-09-19 Thread Blair Davis
Oh boy! IANAL... That phrase 'Professional Installer' is likely the single most contentious thing the FCC has done in the last 20 years... In general, it seems that as long as you follow the EIRP and frequency rules and don't cause interference to a licensed

[WISPA] 802.11 and roaming

2013-09-07 Thread Blair Davis
I've tried MikroTik. I've tried Cisco. I've tried UniFi. I pretty much don't think there is a working way to roam from AP to AP with 802.11 in an open system. The client holds on to the weak AP long after there are stronger AP's to talk to.

Re: [WISPA] 802.11 and roaming

2013-09-07 Thread Blair Davis
11:20 PM, "Blair Davis" the...@wmwisp.net wrote: I've tried MikroTik. I've tried Cisco. I've tried UniFi. I pretty much don't think there is a working way to roam fro

Re: [WISPA] Latest trend for heavy wooded areas

2013-08-22 Thread Blair Davis
I often use a pair of 17db yagi, 1 V and one H with a rocket to maximize gain for a CPE. For a PtP link we once stacked 17db yagis to get 20db at each end (H and V) Haven't yet found a good AP answer yet. -- On 8/22/2013 2:32 PM, Mike Hammett

Re: [WISPA] Scam Warning!!!

2013-08-17 Thread Blair Davis
Spell check wins again... $#$%@!! -- On 8/16/2013 6:18 PM, Matt Hoppes wrote: Revived or received. :). You may just have incriminated yourself. On Aug 16, 2013, at 17:49, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: Fake credit card

[WISPA] Scam Warning!!!

2013-08-16 Thread Blair Davis
Fake credit card settlements from authorize.net are being revived by myself and others!!! Be warned! Amounts are in the range of $6,000-10,000 and refunds in the range $500-$2,000. The links all look legit, but they not. Blair -- West Michigan Wireless ISP Allegan, Michigan 49010

Re: [WISPA] Spam:********, Re: Hotspot Router/Software

2013-07-19 Thread Blair Davis
This is MAC address spoofing... If you are going to run a public hotspot, not too many ways to avoid it... -- On 7/17/2013 1:12 PM, Zach Underwood wrote: Before you use the hotspot manager take a look at

Re: [WISPA] Blocking Torrents

2013-06-03 Thread Blair Davis
The key is getting your own IP space. Then the upstream will leave you alone. -- On 6/3/2013 6:24 PM, James Howard wrote: Do you get notices from your upstream for addresses that arent

Re: [WISPA] Portable Alternators?

2013-05-08 Thread Blair Davis
Especially with those small, cheap 2-cycle, 800-1000W generators, a 200-400W light stabilizes it well. -- On 5/8/2013 1:27 PM, Joel Mulkey wrote: We've noticed that our cheap generators won't charge the UPSs back up without some extra load to

Re: [WISPA] Waterproofing the NanoBridge

2013-04-16 Thread Blair Davis
Even the black ones get brittle. -- On 4/16/2013 7:47 PM, ralph wrote: Of course they are black now. But they were white when they were white. And black (allegedly UV

Re: [WISPA] Waterproofing the NanoBridge

2013-04-16 Thread Blair Davis
I love coax seal. But, I remember a story about it and a kind of wasp that lives in AU/NZ. Seems that the wasp just love the stuff and will eat a connection clean in hours... -- On 4/16/2013 8:16 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: On the

Re: [WISPA] Complete list of WISP used billing products

2013-03-20 Thread Blair Davis
Is your objective a list? or a comparison? I'd like to see a feature comparison... things like: Do you rent it or own it? (personally, I hate the idea of 'software as service') Is it local or in the cloud? (I trust the cloud as far as I can throw it.)

[WISPA] KY show in April

2013-02-08 Thread Blair Davis
Is anyone else looking to save some cash by staying a mile or two away instead of right downtown? To me, $126 a nite +tax is a LOT for a motel room. Especially when I can find places within 4 miles for less than $50 a nite + tax. I can't believe that

Re: [WISPA] KY show in April

2013-02-08 Thread Blair Davis
From: Blair Davis To: WISPA General List Sent: Friday, February 08, 2013 9:51 PM Subject: [WISPA] KY show in April Is anyone else looki

Re: [WISPA] KY show in April

2013-02-08 Thread Blair Davis
- From: Blair Davis To: WISPA General List Sent: Friday, February 08, 2013 9:51 PM Subject: [WISPA] KY show in April Is anyone else looking to save some cash by staying a mile or two away instead of right

Re: [WISPA] KY show in April

2013-02-08 Thread Blair Davis
cheap...that's why we're still here. :) - Original Message - From: Blair Davis To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] High Capacity AP alternatives?

2013-01-27 Thread Blair Davis
I'd like more info on these or similar things as well. I assume they connect to B/G/N CPE? I don't have to replace all my UBNT CPE? How about the omni antenna plots/patterns? Maybe a 2.4GHz only version? Pricing? -- On 1/26/2013 8:31

Re: [WISPA] High Capacity AP alternatives?

2013-01-27 Thread Blair Davis
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Blair Davis Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2013 6:13 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] High Capacity AP alternatives

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-10 Thread Blair Davis
BTW, as a electronics teck, who still repairs DLP and Rear Projection TV's as a hobby, MikroTik ain't the only people who got bit by that capacitor issue... You can add Thompson and Mitsubishi to the list as well. Two of the big boys in electronics. Like

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Blair Davis
Of course. I run ROS on my own x86 all over the place. -- On 1/9/2013 6:35 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: You have AirOS or that router software on your own x86 hardware? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Blair Davis
I've always gotten good support from MT. A forum is not support. Any major problem I have contacted them with has been fixed in less than a day. -- On 1/9/2013 8:10 PM, Scott Reed wrote: Yeah, their automated

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-08 Thread Blair Davis
I'd like to know as well. We have been using MT since 2.3. Been using UBNT since the SR2 came out.. Each has their place. -- On 1/8/2013 10:35 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: I'm not bitter, I just don't see their advantage.

Re: [WISPA] DISH Network Dropping Us

2013-01-04 Thread Blair Davis
They are advertizing 'DishNet' a lot now. Sat based internet? Or maybe a deal with one of the cells? -- On 1/4/2013 6:45 PM, Scottie Arnett wrote: They are dropping us as well. I wonder if it

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik Books/Study Materials

2012-11-28 Thread Blair Davis
Learn RouterOS. http://www.wlan1.com/product_p/mikrotik%20book-2.htm By Dennis out at Link Technologies Was useful for me. -- On 11/28/2012 3:06 PM, Tim Densmore wrote: Hi Folks, Hopefully this isn't too far off subject for

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