RE: [WISPA] Farewell folks

2007-04-19 Thread Brad Larson
- From: Brad Larson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 7:30 AM Subject: [WISPA] Farewell folks For those of you that would like to keep in touch, my contact information is below. A new Alvarion carrier group was formed a few months ago and I

RE: [WISPA] news

2007-03-10 Thread Brad Larson
Dang Dee that's cool! Get Ed Wyatt fishing will ya? Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of W.D.McKinney Sent: Friday, March 09, 2007 2:39 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] news Not far enough north Patrick :-) Try Kenai, Alaska

RE: old WLAN history, was RE: [WISPA] Broadband Wireless...

2007-02-16 Thread Brad Larson
WaveAccess was bought by Lucent. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Harnish Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 12:41 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: old WLAN history, was RE: [WISPA] Broadband Wireless... Patrick, I remember a

RE: SPAM ? RE: [WISPA] Understanding STAROS with High Power cards.

2007-02-08 Thread Brad Larson
I have kept pretty silent watching all the grandstanding. But Marty brings up an excellent point. The licensed operators are using the flaunting of the laws as good reason to not give you any more UL spectrum. I have seen and heard this first hand. You guys can throw all the darts you want but I'm

RE: [WISPA] churn, double play and why WLP is key - I finally understand it

2007-01-09 Thread Brad Larson
Rich, Thanks for clearing the air on this one. Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Comroe Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2007 12:54 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] churn,double play and why WLP is key - I finally

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-27 Thread Brad Larson
on the value of an Alvarion rollout...Brad Larson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jon Langeler Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 7:05 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived I didn't make any

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-26 Thread Brad Larson
Jon, LOL. Our engineers don't watch these threads and they probably never will and I wouldn't want them to. It's funny that this thread was started by a very happy Alvarion customer whom just broke the 1,000 cpe threshold with VL and he's doing the very things that aren't supposed to be possible

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-22 Thread Brad Larson
Can anyone else hear the axe grinding in the background.. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Belton Sent: Friday, December 22, 2006 7:04 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived Hello

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion vs Moto/802.11 network value

2006-12-05 Thread Brad Larson
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dylan Oliver Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 11:34 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Alvarion vs Moto/802.11 network value Dylan, Here's a good example: Providers buying voip/data wisp's. On

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!!

2006-11-14 Thread Brad Larson
I'm guessing Patrick went over the 25 user stand alone base station that will retail for $2,595. This will be an upgradeable version that you can start a POP with, recover some costs, then upgrade when the time comes and you get close to the 25 subscriber attachments. Brad -Original

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!!

2006-11-14 Thread Brad Larson
. Thanks! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Larson Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 3:29 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!! I'm guessing Patrick went over the 25 user stand alone base station

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!!

2006-11-14 Thread Brad Larson
Of Jon Langeler Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 6:55 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!! Now we just need to get Moto to do that! Canopy Lite Advantage AP :-) Jon Langeler Michwave Tech. Brad Larson wrote: I'm guessing Patrick went over the 25 user stand alone base

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!! very attractive rural model

2006-11-14 Thread Brad Larson
And we're also offering the VoIP feature set of version 4.0 that pushes 40,000 small packets per second thru the base station. 10X's the performance of many of the current products out there today including our older versions of 3X firmware. Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!!

2006-11-13 Thread Brad Larson
I just got Patrick out of the Alvarion AIR Summit meeting that is going on at Corporate. Many of our VAR partners are in Mountain View for a few days getting briefed on Roadmaps, this new wisp program, and other things. His email will go out in the next couple hours. Brad -Original

RE: [WISPA] Real World comparison of Trango-staros-Alvarion

2006-09-27 Thread Brad Larson
Thanks Tom, Your findings are in line with what many Alvarion operators also enjoy. Ease of installs and low operational costs. Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 3:28 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA]

RE: [WISPA] Real World comparison of Trango-staros-Alvarion

2006-09-27 Thread Brad Larson
Butch, I don't believe Tom spent 2 days installing the Alvarion linkBrad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 6:28 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Real World comparison of Trango-staros-Alvarion On

RE: [WISPA] vendor specs

2006-09-25 Thread Brad Larson
Gino, I have to admit Alvarion has some work to do for the smaller wisp's out there. Patrick will have his hands full on this one. But for wisps buying 100 packs on a bi or monthly plan the pricing below just doesn't seem like such a deal breaker anymore when you add up the feature sets. For a few

RE: [WISPA] vendor specs

2006-09-25 Thread Brad Larson
From my understanding the business is up for grabs. Moto got a foot hold on current cell sites and deployments. It remains to be seen what happens to new cell/city rollouts. Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 2:00 AM

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion VL Fixes Problems with Backhaul Links

2006-09-25 Thread Brad Larson
. In the mean time I'm more concerned with providing reliable pipes... Jon Langeler Michwave Tech. Brad Larson wrote: Jon, Canopy is not fast enough for many now and voip performance is lacking. Depending on the circumstance you may be right for many but the times are changing very quickly

RE: [WISPA] vendor specs

2006-09-25 Thread Brad Larson
solution for committed rate business offerings. Best, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Larson Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 9:31 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] vendor specs Gino, I have to admit Alvarion

RE: [WISPA] vendor specs

2006-09-25 Thread Brad Larson
here to discuss improvements I'd like to see in the VL product. What is wrong with that? Best, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Larson Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 10:50 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA

RE: [WISPA] vendor specs

2006-09-25 Thread Brad Larson
are happy about in it's current state. Best, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Larson Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 12:59 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] vendor specs I'm not missing the point at all

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion VL Fixes Problems with Backhaul Links

2006-09-22 Thread Brad Larson
Jon, Canopy is not fast enough for many now and voip performance is lacking. Depending on the circumstance you may be right for many but the times are changing very quickly. There are more and more projects hitting the streets where you don't even make the cut if you can't pass the higher data

RE: [WISPA] FCC wireless auction raises almost $13.9 bln

2006-09-20 Thread Brad Larson
Scriv, very good news and congrats. BTW, I'm still waiting for your update on your BreezeAccess VL upgrade? Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 10:35 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC wireless

RE: [WISPA] Anyone wwant to SUBSIDIZE ATT with FREE bandwidth?

2006-09-12 Thread Brad Larson
David, let's keep this board non-political except relating to internet or frequency issues . Saying including Fox News (We report, we decide) just didn't need to be said. TIA, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006

RE: [WISPA] Ma Bell's About Face On Muni-WiFi

2006-08-30 Thread Brad Larson
IMHO. For some reason wifi has gone from being a convenience and hotspot technology to the 4th leg of broadband for the masses or the 4th leg of broadband to close the digital divide (meaning 95% or more coverage over a whole community-large and small). Mesh on the edge could be getting oversold

RE: [WISPA] Ed Whitacre Loves His WiMAX

2006-08-03 Thread Brad Larson
Lonnie, LOL. I knew as soon as that link was posted the dissing would start. ATT is a company to watch because they own spectrum and have capital. He was clear in saying that he was using UL and not Wimax BTW. Brad -Original Message- From: Lonnie Nunweiler [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

RE: [WISPA] Ed Whitacre Loves His WiMAX

2006-08-03 Thread Brad Larson
downstream over unlicensed spectrum. It's not ready for primetime, but I really like it, he said. Regards, Dawn DiPietro Brad Larson wrote: Lonnie, LOL. I knew as soon as that link was posted the dissing would start. ATT is a company to watch because they own spectrum and have capital. He was clear

RE: [WISPA] Ed Whitacre Loves His WiMAX

2006-08-03 Thread Brad Larson
. And these are the people who sway public policy.. George Brad Larson wrote: There is no UL Wimax..maybe he is confused. Brad -Original Message- From: Dawn DiPietro [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2006 1:30 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re

RE: [WISPA] Ed Whitacre Loves His WiMAX

2006-08-03 Thread Brad Larson
No. I'm doubting he's using 802.11b. I'm guessing he's getting 5.5 meg using something else. -Original Message- From: George Rogato [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2006 2:07 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Ed Whitacre Loves His WiMAX Brad Larson

RE: [WISPA] Ed Whitacre Loves His WiMAX

2006-08-03 Thread Brad Larson
AM, Brad Larson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There is no UL Wimax..maybe he is confused. Brad -Original Message- From: Dawn DiPietro [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2006 1:30 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Ed Whitacre Loves His WiMAX All

RE: [WISPA] OT: about 70Mbps for under $6K

2006-06-16 Thread Brad Larson
Patrick, With version 4.0 on VL the radio will support jumbo frames and that is 1540 to allow QinQ transport. Brad -Original Message- From: Patrick Leary Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 12:06 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] OT: about 70Mbps for under $6K As a non engineer,

RE: [WISPA] OT: about 70Mbps for under $6K

2006-06-16 Thread Brad Larson
So you're using a 20 mhz channel to support one business client? Brad -Original Message- From: Matt Liotta [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 10:37 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT: about 70Mbps for under $6K We rarely use multi-point systems for

RE: [WISPA] OT: about 70Mbps for under $6K

2006-06-16 Thread Brad Larson
John, Testing by Alvarion engineers has been done. Saying that a radio has an aggregate throughput of 14 meg's for voip is not really applicable. Small packets through the radio can bring most systems to their knees. Brad -Original Message- From: Jon Langeler [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [WISPA] OT: about 70Mbps for under $6K

2006-06-16 Thread Brad Larson
I have seen testing on 4.0 BreezeAccess VL with 64 k packets where the new 4.0 outperformed version 3.1.25 by a very wide margin. Downstream throughput of 40.29 meg's per second with 59,952 frames per second passed! Data from 3.1.25 was 2.46 meg's and 3,662 frames per second. Most 5 GHz solutions

RE: [WISPA] OT: about 70Mbps for under $6K

2006-06-16 Thread Brad Larson
but this could get funny if your insisting on backing up that 8-10 number regarding Canopy... Jon Langeler Michwave Tech. Brad Larson wrote: John, Testing by Alvarion engineers has been done. Saying that a radio has an aggregate throughput of 14 meg's for voip is not really applicable. Small packets through

[WISPA] Wimax corrections-The info is out there if you look

2006-06-13 Thread Brad Larson
A few corrections: The issue with 3.650 is the FCC has not decided on "ANY" spec. Wimax was never a 3.650 "issue" and this has been corrected time and time again. The FCC has stated publicly many times that Wimax was never overlooked as a platform. The wifi crowd took the "contention

RE: [WISPA] 3650 equipment

2006-05-31 Thread Brad Larson
Tom, Dang you got this all wrong. Let's make sure we understand what Alvarion's comments said so everyone understands. Our comment breaking the band in two was to strip rural and suburban from the top 100 US markets. Top 100 markets split in two 25 Mhz chunks and licensed with the REST of the US

RE: [WISPA] 700 mhz Public Safety State License

2006-05-23 Thread Brad Larson
Most of these muni projects are basing the 700 Mhz on the public safety band that is not yet available. High speed roaming is the application not broadband. I know the Wimax Forum is at least looking at the band for e which fits the mold. Every public safety entity I have talked with in the last 2

RE: [WISPA] Pioneering Wi-Fi City Sees Startup Woes

2006-04-26 Thread Brad Larson
HP has a Wireless Engineering Group acting as an integrator for Muni Projects. Alvarion has worked with them on several projects. Brad -Original Message- From: Carl A Jeptha [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 7:32 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA]

RE: [WISPA] Pioneering Wi-Fi City Sees Startup Woes

2006-04-26 Thread Brad Larson
I'm biting my tongue on this topicI have been on enough of these projects, well over 50 in the last 12 months alone, and I have to say there are a pile of people that don't know what they're getting into and many will get hurt. For instance, I have a unnamed mesh vendor quoting 14 nodes per

RE: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-18 Thread Brad Larson
expensive. North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES! - - Original Message - From: Brad

RE: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-14 Thread Brad Larson
Mark, Come on.The whole BreezeAccess product family was made and continues to get upgrades for WISP's. There are well over 1,000 WISP's using our gear in the states alone. You won't find many of them here or on other WISP threads but it doesn't mean they don't exist. Saying we're niche and not

RE: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-14 Thread Brad Larson
A scheduled mac alone does not make something carrier grade. I can list a bunch of manufacturers that have polling mac's yet you'll never find them hanging on a carriers depolyment but you'll find lots of Alvarion BreezeAccess VL. And to add version 4.0 changes the rules again. Stay tuned.

RE: [WISPA] Fw: [Board] Television Whitespaces Position Paper - V ersion 2

2006-03-28 Thread Brad Larson
! - - Original Message - From: Brad Larson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 11:12 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Fw: [Board] Television Whitespaces Position Paper - Version 2

RE: [WISPA] Fw: [Board] Television Whitespaces Position Paper - V ersion 2

2006-03-28 Thread Brad Larson
I would strike the only 50 MHz of spectrum statement about 3650. The industry has paid billions for way less. The answer is using spectrally efficient systems with what we get for free... -Original Message- From: Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

RE: [WISPA] Fw: [Board] Television Whitespaces Position Paper - V ersion 2

2006-03-28 Thread Brad Larson
A typical BTA for a MMDS or ITFS build may only be 24 Mhz. Half of what you're saying isn't enough (50 Mhz). Some projects I'm working on have a whopping total of 10 mhz. I remember Patrick disagreeing with the contention based protocal in 3650 not the amount of spectrum. Like I said before,

RE: [WISPA] 5.4 very close now

2006-03-07 Thread Brad Larson
Steve, DFS. Dynamic Frequency Selection. Brad -Original Message- From: Steve Stroh [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 5:19 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.4 very close now Rick: I think you're confused with 3.65 GHz (still in the works, FCC

RE: [WISPA] Basic Mesh Theory

2006-02-27 Thread Brad Larson
Brian, Exactly my thoughts. And I'm with you in the show me category. Brad -Original Message- From: Brian Webster [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 11:01 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Basic Mesh Theory Jack, Let me jump in with some

RE: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-26 Thread Brad Larson
BTW, this is what gets lots of people in trouble. Quoting 16-18 mesh nodes per square mile may be a correct number in AZ or TX. You may need 3 times that in my neck of the woods here in NE USA. Even more where interference shrinks cell sizes. Be cautious John. Brad -Original Message-

RE: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-25 Thread Brad Larson
the point of modelling. So you can pre-dict BEFORE you spend. Its the Muni's budget to pay for, to find the true answer, not mine. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Brad Larson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List

RE: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-24 Thread Brad Larson
Tom, IMHO mesh is great for lighting up downtown and city parks etc. but it has yet to prove itself in a large deployment with 1,000's of customers or 1,000's of nodes deployed. I too have first hand experience backhauling several mesh projects and the mesh edge so far has not been easy at all.

RE: [WISPA] TRANGO!!

2006-01-24 Thread Brad Larson
How do you know 700 Mhz isn't on the roadmap? News to me. Brad -Original Message- From: G.Villarini [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 8:15 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] TRANGO!! One thing is that Wimax wont certify gear in the 700 , 900 or

RE: [WISPA] 2.4GHz vs 5GHz

2006-01-04 Thread Brad Larson
gladly listen to what you guys have to say about the VL platform. Brad, do you think this 2400 subscriber WISP operator would be interested in joining WISPA? We could use some input from more WISPs who are doing well. Thanks, Scriv Brad Larson wrote: Not all OFDM radios are created equally

RE: [WISPA] 5.8Ghz Multi-point radios

2006-01-04 Thread Brad Larson
Matt, How much capacity do you need per 5.8 Ghz sector? Is this a business or residential rollout or both? How many subscribers per sector do you want to support? How large do you want to scale this network and is managment, batch firmware loads for radio updates, vlan tagging, voip support

RE: [WISPA] 5.8Ghz Multi-point radios

2006-01-04 Thread Brad Larson
be more specific? VoIP will be used across the radio links however the traffic is encapsulated in MPLS. -Matt Brad Larson wrote: Matt, How much capacity do you need per 5.8 Ghz sector? Is this a business or residential rollout or both? How many subscribers per sector do you want to support? How large

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion VL as a PtMP Platform

2006-01-04 Thread Brad Larson
. It is not. I know the quality is there and it is a matter of economics for me only that has ever kept me away from Alvarion products. You guys build good stuff and in some markets the price is easily recovered through ROI. Thanks, Scriv Brad Larson wrote: John, Typically 4 sector base

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion VL as a PtMP Platform

2006-01-04 Thread Brad Larson
. Thanks, Scriv Brad Larson wrote: John, Typically 4 sector base stations are built with either 5.3 or a licensed link as backhaul. With BreezeAccess VL, true data sector performance is 28 meg's in a 20 Mhz channel and half that in 10 Mhz Next firmware release is going to mid 30's in a 20 Mhz

RE: [WISPA] 2.4GHz vs 5GHz

2006-01-03 Thread Brad Larson
. The base station antennas are the 90 or 120 sectors we ship with the BreezeAccess VL platform. Brad Brad Larson Northeast Regional Manager Alvarion -Original Message- From: dustin jurman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 10:48 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion just made Cramers BUY list.

2005-11-18 Thread Brad Larson
"Just incase I have missed something... has anyone actually shipped a Wimax compliant product? Is the Wimax standard been ratified? I kind of tuned out the hype about a year ago, and havent really been following it." Pete,There are well over 110 Wimax trials going on right now in which I

RE: [WISPA] Need Inputs From Hurricane Relief WISP Teams ForFCCPr esentation on Thursday

2005-09-13 Thread Brad Larson
Video stream Mac from the field into the FCC meetingBrad -Original Message- From: George [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 1:27 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Need Inputs From Hurricane Relief WISP Teams ForFCCPresentation on Thursday

RE: [WISPA] Need Inputs From Hurricane Relief WISP Teams ForFCCPr esentation on Thursday

2005-09-13 Thread Brad Larson
that it's accomplished). The issue of who does the presentation may be set in stone, but if both parties are willing to agree that what is presented should be agreeable to both, it can happen. Rich - Original Message - From: Brad Larson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless