Re: [WISPA] Internet service in Austin TX

2011-03-15 Thread Charles wyble
Chuck Hogg ch...@shelbybb.com wrote: Keep in mind, it hasn't been fully marketed like they used to. I have friends that switched to Clear from DSL, and after 6 months switched back because the AP's were loaded at night. Regards, Chuck On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Rogelio

Re: [WISPA] Anyone doing IPTV?

2011-03-08 Thread Charles wyble
support supp...@nitline.com wrote: Anyone find a cost effective way to do IPTV yet? That is something I'm really wanting to get into Thanks -- Tim Steele supp...@nitline.com NITLine Support (574) 772-7550 ext 103 www.NITLine.net_ WISPA Wants You!

Re: [WISPA] 4.9 Ghz

2009-07-29 Thread Charles Wyble
Also put in a call to the FCC. If they are illegally using the spectrum, the feds will most likely want to know. Jack Unger wrote: Blake, As Jerry suggests - investigate! Who is the system licensee? It should be a public safety agency or critical infrastructure provider. Ask their

Re: [WISPA] just attended broadband stimulus seminar and WOW.....

2009-07-28 Thread Charles Wyble
What you all seem to have forgotten. the big companies don't want the stimulus money. It requires them to open themselves up to the SAME level of INSANE TRANSPARENCY that any other grant applicant would have. They reject the money for the same exact reasons you all are. Therefore

Re: [WISPA] just attended broadband stimulus seminar and WOW.....

2009-07-28 Thread Charles Wyble
Robert West wrote: But a lot of these companies are government regulated already and have to abide by certain amounts of transparency due to various regulations and agreements. Sure. So do WISPS if I'm not mistaken. The e-mail that started this thread mentioned the famous 477. :) But I

Re: [WISPA] just attended broadband stimulus seminar and WOW.....

2009-07-28 Thread Charles Wyble
Tom DeReggi wrote: The one thing that had initially scared me was large players moving into wireless. They seem to be actively pursuing it. They provide a lot of hotspots at places like starbucks and allow DSL users to connect for free. SBC has been doing it for some time, and now Verizon

Re: [WISPA] Nice unit for POP Router / Appliance

2009-07-28 Thread Charles Wyble
Josh Luthman wrote: I am sure that MT will support the RT* chipsets - it is Linux after all. From my experience Linux supports every NIC and better then Windows. Anyone from the 3com 905a or b Win98 era? I had so succesfully blocked those memories until today. Bad Josh! :)

Re: [WISPA] Nice unit for POP Router / Appliance

2009-07-28 Thread Charles Wyble
Josh Luthman wrote: I do apologize. Haha. :) Just realize Linux did not have this problem and those cards are so abundant. Oh I know. I'm well aware of that. :) Linux is awesome. I absolutely love it. Made me some serious bandwidth servers for cheap at LAN parties... Yes it

Re: [WISPA] Nice unit for POP Router / Appliance

2009-07-28 Thread Charles Wyble
Quite right. Especially on a tower. One wants as few ports and cables as possible. :) Jayson Baker wrote: VLAN On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: Well the subject included POP router. Kind of difficult to route with one interface =P Josh

Re: [WISPA] FW: Introducing Bullet M: 100+Mbps Real TCP/IP Throughput

2009-07-22 Thread Charles Wyble
Has UBNT not heard of capital financing? With the demand for their products, credit ought to be a cinch no? I mean Robert West wrote: Actually, I am forced to at times due to lack of availability. As I said in an earlier post, in my opinion, Ubiquiti makes very good and reliable equipment.

Re: [WISPA] FW: Introducing Bullet M: 100+Mbps Real TCP/IP Throughput

2009-07-21 Thread Charles Wyble
Where did Michael say it wasn't? Bret Clark wrote: Uhm...and how is that different from releasing products with zero stock ;) ? Michael Baird wrote: Ubiquiti does release product with zero stock. They take orders from their resellers after the announcement, and fill them in batches.

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo TR-5800 Access

2009-07-17 Thread Charles Wyble
Do a broadcast ping with something plugged straight into it? Josh Luthman wrote: IIRC Tranzeo has a cdp utility on it - and a mac finding tool. Not sure if one of these would work as that model isn't listed... http://support.tranzeo.com/files.php?utilities Josh Luthman Office:

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo TR-5800 Access

2009-07-17 Thread Charles Wyble
These things don't have a console port? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] Question re: WISP for sale

2009-07-17 Thread Charles Wyble
ROFL ... NTIA got you all tied up ? :) Brian Webster wrote: I would certainly map out your network and show the total number of households able to be reached, not just base it on the number of subscribers you have. I know someone who can do that type of work :-) But not until after August

Re: [WISPA] Question re: WISP for sale

2009-07-17 Thread Charles Wyble
this e-mail and destroy any copies. Any dissemination or use of this information by a person other than the intended recipient is unauthorized and may be illegal. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Charles Wyble

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo TR-5800 Access

2009-07-17 Thread Charles Wyble
See if they will do a distribution deal. :) Josh Luthman wrote: Patent and sell it at $100 a piece! Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be

Re: [WISPA] POE Switch box

2009-07-15 Thread Charles Wyble
On a cisco poe enabled switch can't you just do conf t interface Gig0/0 shutdown no shutdown done to power cycle? Lots of resellers out there. Jason Hensley wrote: Looking for recommendations on a 10+ port POE switch that will do up to 24volt. Prefer remote manageable with options to

Re: [WISPA] Re-evaluating our anti-spam solution

2009-07-14 Thread Charles Wyble
+1 for postfix and the mentioned add ons. 3k and it's not redundant? Good grief. Though it's not a few hours. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix Copy/paste from the howtos. Takes like 30 minutes.

Re: [WISPA] Re-evaluating our anti-spam solution

2009-07-14 Thread Charles Wyble
Scottie Arnett wrote: Agreed! Been using Postfix since I told Postini to take a hike. They both use a modified version of Postfix and related add-ons. You can make a spam machine out of the cheapest hardware now. I presume you mean anti spam machine? :) I have been doing this for over

Re: [WISPA] Re-evaluating our anti-spam solution

2009-07-14 Thread Charles Wyble
Block people from using those sites? Kick them off your network? Are these end users doing this? Or do they have bot infected machines using webmail to send spam in an automated fashion? If so then snort+clamav should do the trick. I presume folks run inbound and outbound IDS right? I sure

Re: [WISPA] Re-evaluating our anti-spam solution

2009-07-14 Thread Charles Wyble
David E. Smith wrote: What kind of problems were/are you having with your Barracudas? On the (exceedingly rare) occasion that ours do anything odd, rebooting them almost always clears it up. One should NEVER have to reboot a mail server, outside of a kernel upgrade (and even then one can

Re: [WISPA] WE HAVE NOFA

2009-07-03 Thread Charles Wyble
...@gmail.com rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List mailto:wireless@wispa.org wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 11:42 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] WE HAVE NOFA With more strings than an orchestra! -RickG On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Charles Wyble mailto:char

Re: [WISPA] Problem with an NS2 running the latest firmware

2009-07-01 Thread Charles Wyble
OpenWRT. :) I refuse to run stock firmware on my wifi gear. Roll my own image. http://luci.freifunk-halle.net/ is very cool. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Problem with an NS2 running the latest firmware

2009-07-01 Thread Charles Wyble
, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com wrote: OpenWRT. :) I refuse to run stock firmware on my wifi gear. Roll my own image. http://luci.freifunk-halle.net/ is very cool

[WISPA] WE HAVE NOFA

2009-07-01 Thread Charles Wyble
http://is.gd/1ktef WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Problem with an NS2 running the latest firmware

2009-07-01 Thread Charles Wyble
Jayson Baker wrote: Plus open source implementation of TDMA from Berkely + UBNT gear running custom openwrt not a bad combination. What? Is there a custom openwrt from Berkely that supports TDMA? Please clarify. http://tier.cs.berkeley.edu/wiki/Wireless

Re: [WISPA] Problem with an NS2 running the latest firmware

2009-07-01 Thread Charles Wyble
Jayson Baker wrote: Plus open source implementation of TDMA from Berkely + UBNT gear running custom openwrt not a bad combination. Actually http://www.ab9il.net/wlan-projects/wifi1.html is a better page. Just search for 279km wireless link

Re: [WISPA] email black lists

2009-06-30 Thread Charles Wyble
Also you might want to talk with http://www.maawg.org/ WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

[WISPA] IRC channel

2009-06-30 Thread Charles Wyble
All, Would there be any interest in creating a jabber or IRC channel for the group? Sometimes it's more convenient then e-mail for resolving issues. What do folks think? WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] IRC channel

2009-06-30 Thread Charles Wyble
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 5:10 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] IRC channel I'd go there On 6/30/09, Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com wrote: All, Would there be any interest in creating a jabber or IRC channel for the group? Sometimes it's more convenient then e

Re: [WISPA] Anyone have NS2 in stock?

2009-06-28 Thread Charles Wyble
a lot of new features, the clock starts over again. Tom S. - Original Message - From: Jeremy Parr jeremyp...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, June 28, 2009 12:26 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Anyone have NS2 in stock? 2009/6/26 Charles Wyble char

Re: [WISPA] OT, pesky email stuff

2009-06-26 Thread Charles Wyble
There are whitelist companies. Goog/yahoo/live and other popular web sites (ie mc donalds/BofA etc) pay 50k+ a year to be on that list. People then subscribe to that list and pass the traffic uninhibited for a share of the profit. I previously worked at an event management company that got

[WISPA] It's a friday....

2009-06-26 Thread Charles Wyble
I can't resist and I'm bored thoughts on the new FCC chairman? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Anyone have NS2 in stock?

2009-06-26 Thread Charles Wyble
I'm hearing to avoid the ns2 and go with the ps2/5. Less issues. What do folks say? I've been putting some decent load in both a hotspot and point to point configuration configuration. It's worked flawlessly so far. I'm planning to do some pretty serious stress testing on it and see if I can

Re: [WISPA] Bullets

2009-06-26 Thread Charles Wyble
ROFL. Josh Luthman wrote: We talking copper or Ubiquiti..? On 6/26/09, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Anyone have some dead bullets they will sell? I am in need or 2 or 3 (mainly the end caps) Jeromie

Re: [WISPA] Bullets

2009-06-26 Thread Charles Wyble
If your in Iran, you could probably use both. Josh Luthman wrote: We talking copper or Ubiquiti..? On 6/26/09, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Anyone have some dead bullets they will sell? I am in need or 2 or 3 (mainly the end caps) Jeromie

Re: [WISPA] New ZBot variant for Outlook

2009-06-23 Thread Charles Wyble
Ah. I've been seeing a lot of those. I knew they were malware or some other nonsense. Thanks for sharing. Bleh e-mail is going to die off soon, or usage models of it will switch to white list only. It's getting to be ridiculous. David Hulsebus wrote: FYI From SANS Newsbytes 6-2-09

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Mesh Network

2009-06-21 Thread Charles Wyble
A good custom fw package is http://ff-firmware.sourceforge.net/ L. Aaron Kaplan wrote: As far as I am informed, the Athens wireless folks use a custom built OLSR package for Microtik. I think I could put that onto the www.olsr.org page FYI: OLSR.org is proven to scale to at least 1000

Re: [WISPA] 3.65GHz Exclusion Zone

2009-06-18 Thread Charles Wyble
BTW the calculations in the RO appendix have errors. I have a corrected version provided to me by the FCC OET. If there is interest I can post it online and send the link. Matt Liotta wrote: 150km radius -Matt On Jun 18, 2009, at 11:01 AM, 3-dB Networks wrote: Okay I'm banging my head

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Network

2009-06-18 Thread Charles Wyble
Jerry Richardson wrote: I believe there is still a market for municipal public wifi. I am finding the barrier is the cost of the radios at $1k ea minimum for a true mesh type dual radio system. Anything lower is cost is not true Mesh. Yes, I could put something together using pieces and

[WISPA] Mesh - on the cheap

2009-06-18 Thread Charles Wyble
Thought I would share this with the list http://freifunk-texas.net/Building_a_Rural_Wireless_Mesh_Network_-_A_DIY_Guide_v0.7_65.pdf I'm planning to put a 5 node mesh together this weekend and see how well it works. Then I'll play with TDMA firmware from

Re: [WISPA] Suggestions on Firewall

2009-06-18 Thread Charles Wyble
Bah! That's just stupid. They really ought to include snort. How can you call yourself a network equipment vendor, if you sell a border product without an IDS? Linux is really quite great for these applications. IPTABLES, decent routing protocol implementations and an awesome IDS. I'm appalled

Re: [WISPA] Suggestions on Firewall

2009-06-18 Thread Charles Wyble
Charles, It's not a simple add-on. We've added it as an option on ImageStream routers, but there have been a lot of headaches getting there. Regards, Jeff ImageStream -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Charles

Re: [WISPA] DTV Arrives but Transition Continues

2009-06-18 Thread Charles Wyble
WISPS unite. It's time to start sending packets over them airwaves! :) Why they don't abolish broadcast tv/radio and move to a pure IP based solution I don't know. It would stimulate the economy. IPTV could just as easy be IP radio. :) Jack Unger wrote: Anyone who even suspects that they

Re: [WISPA] DTV Arrives but Transition Continues

2009-06-18 Thread Charles Wyble
Scottie Arnett wrote: Charles, You are evidently in a IP rich environment(based on your statement:and move to a pure IP based solution. Well I use that in a somewhat generic fashion. I should have said internet technology based solution. The carriers are using IPTV to deliver TV now.

Re: [WISPA] FTTx

2009-06-17 Thread Charles Wyble
. Scottie -- Original Message -- From: Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com Reply-To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 23:03:21 -0700 H. thanks for the heads up. Chuck Bartosch wrote: On Jun 15, 2009, at 5:57 PM, Charles

[WISPA] Weather balloons to provide net access in Africa

2009-06-17 Thread Charles Wyble
http://www.internetevolution.com/author.asp?section_id=694doc_id=178131; No mention of what equipment is attached to the balloons, frequency etc. Hopefully more details will become available. WISPA Wants You!

Re: [WISPA] FTTx

2009-06-16 Thread Charles Wyble
H. thanks for the heads up. Chuck Bartosch wrote: On Jun 15, 2009, at 5:57 PM, Charles Wyble wrote: I'm also interested in this information. WiFI and other wireless networking technologies have there place, but fiber does as well. Is there any operational lists for small/medium FTTx

Re: [WISPA] Project Management Software - Online

2009-06-15 Thread Charles Wyble
+1 for basecamp. Yes there are numerous open source LAMP packages, but do you want to be in the IT business or the WISP business? +1 for basecamp. Use it and be happy. Israel Lopez-LISTS wrote: I'm currently running a test project with Basecamp, been so far impressed.

Re: [WISPA] FTTx

2009-06-15 Thread Charles Wyble
I'm also interested in this information. WiFI and other wireless networking technologies have there place, but fiber does as well. Is there any operational lists for small/medium FTTx providers? Mike Hammett wrote: okay, PONs have gotten faster since I last looked. Last I knew they had

Re: [WISPA] Conficker Attack?

2009-06-11 Thread Charles Wyble
Ryan Ghering wrote: As a side note, my upstream called this morning, asked if they could remove the access-list, stating its policy to only leave ACL's in place for 12 to 24 hours. I asked them If this was conficker what can be done to permently block it. Do they have an IPS in place? If

Re: [WISPA] Finding Available Licensed Frequencies

2009-06-10 Thread Charles Wyble
FCC license database. Forbes Mercy wrote: Is there a tool or resource to find out if certain frequencies are available or who owns them to lease them? I'm particularly looking for 2.5 in my area. Thanks, Forbes Mercy President - Washington Broadband, Inc.

Re: [WISPA] Electronic Signatures

2009-06-08 Thread Charles Wyble
Ah. Gotcha. Thanks for clarifying. RickG wrote: Having an AUP is fine but it doesnt spell out the terms of a specific obligation between you the end user. The big carriers obligate you to two year contracts when you agree online so I'm assuming we can do the same. -RickG On Sun, Jun

Re: [WISPA] document version control? (e.g. web-based solution to check out KMZ files)

2009-06-07 Thread Charles Wyble
*shudders* I can't use SVN after using GIT. It's so powerful and elegant. Scott Reed wrote: This is a great solution. I didn't find Subversion so hard to setup and getting tortoise running was just follow the directions. Works great. The fact that tortoise embeds in Windows Explorer

Re: [WISPA] Electronic Signatures

2009-06-07 Thread Charles Wyble
The big carriers don't require a signature on a contract. They also don't do (free/near free) installs either. I don't know if there is a signed contract if you pay for an install. Yes I realize this is a very important differentiator that we can provide, however I don't feel a signed contract

Re: [WISPA] 3.65 Wimax

2009-06-05 Thread Charles Wyble
Well there is NLOS performance and spectrum crowding to be considered. Not sure which Mike Cowan was referring to. Mike Hammett wrote: I don't think I'd go that far. In many areas 2.4 is useless, so by that very token, 3.650 would be a world of better because it's virgin territory.

[WISPA] BTOP - mapping

2009-06-05 Thread Charles Wyble
From http://www.ntia.doc.gov/broadbandgrants/BTOPQuarterlyReport_090518.pdf In addition, NTIA intends to release a separate NOFA with respect to the broadband map. Excellent! Would be awesome if they break it down per state/major metro area. Such that multiple players can bid on the

Re: [WISPA] BTOP - mapping

2009-06-05 Thread Charles Wyble
Hrm. Broadband Map Posted to WebsiteFebruary 17, 2011 Wonder if any of the new census data will be available by then? That would help with showing some real numbers/markets/updated incomes etc. Charles Wyble wrote: From http://www.ntia.doc.gov/broadbandgrants

Re: [WISPA] document version control? (e.g. web-based solution to check out KMZ files)

2009-06-05 Thread Charles Wyble
KMZ is a binary file format? What do you use for XLS/Word version control? Or do you simply use the built in reconciliation functionality? I'm also interested in what folks are using for binary source control. KMZ/SHP etc. Rogelio wrote: I've got a question that tangentially pertains to

Re: [WISPA] document version control? (e.g. web-based solution to check out KMZ files)

2009-06-05 Thread Charles Wyble
Ah. Well then if it's text, git may be useful. Trac is a good frontend, that I use on a regular basis. Or something more along the lines of sharepoint I really like http://www.knowledgetree.com/ http://www.knowledgetree.com/opensource Rogelio wrote: Charles Wyble wrote: KMZ

[WISPA] BTOP news

2009-06-04 Thread Charles Wyble
http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/42373 I thought this was a good article and very insightful. Hope folks find it useful. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Charles Wyble
Matt Liotta wrote: On Jun 3, 2009, at 3:49 PM, David E. Smith wrote: Did Cisco ever come to their senses on IOS licensing? Used to be, the software on a Cisco router was licensed to an entity separate from the purchase of the hardware. Thus, if you bought a router used, its

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Charles Wyble
I have a Cisco pricelist with the relicense fees. I am sure you do. The question is who is subject to them and in what case do they apply. I doubt you will provide answers. Wow. What's your problem? You treat customers like that as well?

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Charles Wyble
Stop digging the hole you're in man. Matt Liotta wrote: That is a policy statement. It is not legal fact. -Matt WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Charles Wyble
No one said buying/selling used gear is illegal. They said operation of the gear is illegal without a separate license from Cisco. Jesse Preiner wrote: We buy and sell used Cisco routers and switches on a daily basis. It is totally legal and hundreds of companies do what we do and thousands

Re: [WISPA] Quesiton on Funding / Financing / Capital Availability

2009-06-03 Thread Charles Wyble
Advice I have heard from lawyers, is NEVER EVER EVER DO THIS (emphasis from them). RickG wrote: Very nice info Larry! So, what is your take on incorporating in a state other than your home state for tax reasons? Is it worth the effort? -RickG On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Larry Yunker

[WISPA] Geocoding

2009-05-31 Thread Charles Wyble
Thought folks might dig http://www.johnsample.com/ WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] Geocoding

2009-05-31 Thread Charles Wyble
be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 2:15 PM, Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.comwrote: Thought folks might dig http://www.johnsample.com/ WISPA Wants You! Join today! http

Re: [WISPA] Panel suggests state leases extra ETV capacity to two wireless companies

2009-05-28 Thread Charles Wyble
jp wrote: Based on the article it appears they are just looking to lease that spectrum for cash. Sounds fine to me, as it's what the feds have done for years with their spectrum. I bet many states sit on unused or underused spectrum that could utilized for commercial purposes. I

Re: [WISPA] Wireless visualization

2009-05-27 Thread Charles Wyble
. :) On May 24, 2009, at 11:56 AM, Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com wrote: http://www.ittc.ku.edu/wlan/ Also is anyone using visualization tools in your noc? such as ethereape or http://www.rumint.org/ etc

Re: [WISPA] Wireless visualization

2009-05-27 Thread Charles Wyble
. :) On May 24, 2009, at 11:56 AM, Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com wrote: http://www.ittc.ku.edu/wlan/ Also is anyone using visualization tools in your noc? such as ethereape or http://www.rumint.org/ etc

Re: [WISPA] Starting a wisp - required capital

2009-05-27 Thread Charles Wyble
RickG wrote: Charles, I'll check my archives for the spreadsheet (I think Charles Wu has it online someplace) Thanks. I appreciate that. but I believe the financing is only a small portion of the issue. Indeed. Gear is only a small part of the network. I was thinking 100k for

Re: [WISPA] Cell phone with wifi?

2009-05-27 Thread Charles Wyble
T-mobile cell phones work over wifi. 1 number. I use it all the time. George Rogato wrote: Josh Luthman wrote: If you have Asterisk you just opened up nearly any Wifi phone to your system. SIP is so universal... Yeah, I have not been keeping up with cell phones. My own is 5years

Re: [WISPA] Cell phone with wifi?

2009-05-27 Thread Charles Wyble
Blackberry Curve and Pearl on t-mobile. Works like a champ. Use it all the time, along with heavy torrenting and other use. George Rogato wrote: Is there a cell phone that can connect to someones wifi ap and still make phone calls or recieve data when not in range of the cell service?

Re: [WISPA] Cell phone with wifi?

2009-05-27 Thread Charles Wyble
http://www.villagetelco.org/ Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: I bought my E71 unlocked and it is an awesome phone. It even went through a complete washer/dryer cycle with my laundry and came out just fine (after it dried out for a few hours). I have mine setup with my office Asterisk server

[WISPA] Wireless visualization

2009-05-24 Thread Charles Wyble
http://www.ittc.ku.edu/wlan/ Also is anyone using visualization tools in your noc? such as ethereape or http://www.rumint.org/ etc? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Monowall and Microsoft Vista machines

2009-05-18 Thread Charles Wyble
Google for the win once again. :) Blasted zeroconf. D. Ryan Spott wrote: http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r22403089-Monowall-and-Mirosoft-Vista-machines the iptables -t filter -I INPUT --source 169.254.0.0/16 -j ACCEPT makes good sense. ryan Steve Barnes wrote: Did not mean there

Re: [WISPA] suggestions on lower end PC appliances?

2009-05-13 Thread Charles Wyble
David E. Smith wrote: Rogelio wrote: I've heard good things about the Soekris boards, particularly from guys in the BSD community. The problem is time and finances. I'm not sure that this is the best sort of solution, given those constraints. But it's one option. The Soekris

[WISPA] 3650Mhz Access Update

2009-04-30 Thread Charles Wyble
So I talked with someone who is heavily involved in the operation of 3650Mhz ground stations. The 30 second summary: Mobile applications are out of the question. Fixed point to point applications are possible. Talk to comsearch. Slightly longer summary: He mentioned

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz Access Update

2009-04-30 Thread Charles Wyble
Speaking of comsearch: http://www.comsearch.com/newsletter/e-flash.html Charles Wyble wrote: So I talked with someone who is heavily involved in the operation of 3650Mhz ground stations. The 30 second summary: Mobile applications are out of the question. Fixed point to point

Re: [WISPA] WAN HotSpot and Polarity

2009-04-30 Thread Charles Wyble
I found that with a NanoStation2 I was able to provide coverage to an entire strip mall. Google earth it: 229 Main Street El Segundo, CA 90245 is where I deployed the AP. It's a fairly standard strip mall. I covered the entire mall, plus across the street in all 4 directions. Tom DeReggi

Re: [WISPA] WAN HotSpot and Polarity

2009-04-30 Thread Charles Wyble
address the primary question of polarity. Or what polarity hotspot CPE devices generally see. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent

Re: [WISPA] WAN HotSpot and Polarity

2009-04-30 Thread Charles Wyble
. But, it would not be the first time I was wrong. Brian Charles Wyble wrote: The NS2 is dual polarity. Not sure what polarity the clients are. We get a lot of Iphones/Ipods as clients. So I haven't done any scientific studies, but wanted to give a real world indication of AP selection

Re: [WISPA] NTIA mapping

2009-04-29 Thread Charles Wyble
Brian Webster wrote: Amen Rick I've always maintained the thought that the 350 Million was another back door political payback to the Telco and cable companies via Connected Nation. With the fact that this funding gets put out there and then the data never really becomes available

Re: [WISPA] NTIA mapping

2009-04-29 Thread Charles Wyble
Excellent!!! My thoughts exactly to the millionth power! Tom DeReggi wrote: Rick, I agree with your assessment that the $350 mil number was set based on either Connected Nation being in mind (their lobbying), or using Connected Nation as the only historical data to estimate what it

Re: [WISPA] NTIA mapping

2009-04-29 Thread Charles Wyble
Preach it Tom! Wake up folks. Regardless of your political views, your approval/disapproval of the stimulus package it's out there and the money is becoming available. WE PAID INTO THIS WITH OUR TAXES! IT'S OUR MONEY! I don't know about all you, but I have been preparing business and product

[WISPA] Whitespace Equipment

2009-04-29 Thread Charles Wyble
All, What is the current status of whitespace gear availability? I'm ramping up my WISP efforts here in SoCal and am looking at a combination of TVWS and 3650 for back haul/aggregation. I know who the 3650 players are, and the licensing process etc. Still working on negotiating access to the

Re: [WISPA] Whitespace Equipment

2009-04-29 Thread Charles Wyble
the existing TV stations) there will be few-to-none TVWS channels available. TVWS will be most practical (and available) in rural areas where there are not as many existing TV broadcasters. jack Charles Wyble wrote: All, What is the current status of whitespace gear availability? I'm ramping

Re: [WISPA] Whitespace Equipment

2009-04-29 Thread Charles Wyble
also need to post some data that I got from the FCC OET, as the published calculations in regards to the exclusion zones have errors. Jack Unger wrote: Charles, Yep. Please update us on your efforts to negotiate access to 3650 spectrum. jack Charles Wyble wrote: Jack, Thanks

Re: [WISPA] NTIA mapping

2009-04-29 Thread Charles Wyble
Brian Webster wrote: Charles, I am not against this stimulus package nor the mapping effort. Understood. There has been considerable criticism of connected nation and where they have responded to same, I have watched carefully. I will look into this further. This is the first

[WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Charles Wyble
So the recent thread on Wimax was quite interesting. I need to read up on the different technologies involved. I believe that a fixed deployment is sufficient for many many many needs and markets (wireless local loop if you will). If people want mobility/end user wireless they can hang an

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Charles Wyble
I'm looking for more operational experience and end user experience. Certainly good technology contributes to that, but that isn't my primary goal. Michael Baird wrote: It was interesting, but I was hoping for some more first hand experience reporting. Essentially the only explanation for

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Charles Wyble
Jason Hensley wrote: For me, personally in our area, 3650 is attractive because of the lack of noise. We are saturated with 2.4 and 5GHz here, but if I was in an area with low noise levels in 2.4 and 5Ghz, then I would not see a point in spending the extra money to deploy 3650 gear. I

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Charles Wyble
list. To summarize though; operators who use WiMAX like it and think the technology is actually different and better than what else is out there. The people who don't use WiMAX think it is overpriced and not particularly interesting. -Matt On Apr 22, 2009, at 1:41 PM, Charles Wyble

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Charles Wyble
and not particularly interesting. -Matt On Apr 22, 2009, at 1:41 PM, Charles Wyble wrote: I'm looking for more operational experience and end user experience. Certainly good technology contributes to that, but that isn't my primary goal. Michael Baird wrote: It was interesting

Re: [WISPA] router to load balance 2 wan connections

2009-04-22 Thread Charles Wyble
Excellent questions to ask. I would recommend a mid range cisco router. Say the 1800 or 2800 series. Also Vyata makes some nice kit. Jeff Broadwick wrote: Hi Alan, Do you anticipate needing BGP now, or in the future? What are the link speeds? How much overall throughput will the

Re: [WISPA] 3650Mhz and Wimax Vendors

2009-04-22 Thread Charles Wyble
This is what I'm looking for. Thank you!! Ben Wiechman wrote: We've looked at several different vendors for WiMAX and have been running Alvarion in 2.5GHz for almost 18 months now. Aperto seems to have a decent RF platform, as does Redline and Alvarion. We had two main issues with Aperto:

Re: [WISPA] DFS Radar Question

2009-04-20 Thread Charles Wyble
The WiSPY picks up radar signals? Eje Gustafsson wrote: The Wi-SPY devices are fairly affordable. And they support remote monitoring both with Windows and Linux. So you could set one up in a small linux box that you leave on site and just let it log and you can view the data remotely from

Re: [WISPA] Ya Know......

2009-04-16 Thread Charles Wyble
Alright. Shut this thread down. Or take it off list. Don't gripe on list about an issue between two individuals. Use a blog or something. Seriously. Bob Moldashel wrote: After reading this again. No... What would have been better for Bob in the first place is if the other party

Re: [WISPA] Insurance on equipment

2009-04-16 Thread Charles Wyble
] On Behalf Of Charles Wyble Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 4:30 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Insurance on equipment I'm guessing you mean AP gear and not CPE? Or do you mean CPE as well? Alan Long wrote: Anyone have information/experience with insuring your equipment

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