Re: [WISPA] Mac Dearman OT

2009-01-16 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
McCown - 3 [mailto:ch...@beehive.net] Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 11:48 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mac Dearman OT So, what is that diet like? Lipitor was killing me so I threw it away. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun

Re: [WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator

2009-01-09 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Lots of airplane owners swear by them. - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 8:20 PM Subject: [WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator Anyone familiar with these?

Re: [WISPA] FM radio station site strangeness

2009-01-08 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
There are pseudo square waves on ethernet. Those have an infinite number of harmonics. - Original Message - From: Brian Rohrbacher To: WISPA General List Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 10:11 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FM radio station site strangeness I installed a cat5

Re: [WISPA] metal building install

2009-01-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
What kind of radios/antennas? I can make a slot antenna out of the same metal they use for the building. It would be invisible. But spendy... - Original Message - From: Jim Patient sa...@jeffcosoho.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 5:05 PM

Re: [WISPA] Voip commercial

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I couldn't get it to play. Any way to make it an attachment? - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 8:41 PM Subject: [WISPA] Voip commercial The radio station sent me this new ad for my

Re: [WISPA] Postage

2009-01-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
We send email bills directly from the BOSS/Platypus system. Stopped doing paper bills a year or more ago. We were using a Pitney Bowes system. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson t...@ida.net To: isp-wirel...@isp-wireless.com; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org; Motorola

Re: [WISPA] equipment state property taxes

2009-01-04 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Us too. Personal property. - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 9:19 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] equipment state property taxes Yeppers Our county has a property tax on business equipment,

Re: [WISPA] A Squirrel Took My Backhaul Down ;)

2009-01-04 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
We have that happen on a regular basis. You have to use armored cable, and even then they will eat through it. - Original Message - From: Mark Nash markl...@uwol.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 11:27 AM Subject: [WISPA] A Squirrel Took My

Re: [WISPA] POE up AM radio tower

2009-01-03 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Are you sure it is non-live? Normally AM antennas are the whole tower. Is it sitting on an insulator at the base? Do you know the power of the transmitter? 160 feet sure fits the mold of a quarter wavelength vertical. Like 1460 kHz. If it is shunt fed, then you will have a tap up about a

Re: [WISPA] POE up AM radio tower

2009-01-03 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I am guessing WMFJ - Original Message - From: Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE wa4...@backwoodswireless.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2009 7:09 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] POE up AM radio tower * Doug Ratcliffe wrote, On 1/3/2009 7:33 PM: The tower is a

Re: [WISPA] Does anyone recycle cable?

2009-01-01 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Not worth shipping unless you have a whole bunch. Look up in your local yellow pages metal recyclers or scrap metal dealers. They might take it off your hands, perhaps giving you a few dollars. The problem is the ratio of insulation to copper. Too much plastic, not enough copper. If you were

Re: [WISPA] affordable solution for bridging two buildings

2009-01-01 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
What do you consider reasonable. Dragonwave 24 G would be good. Orthogon, Trango Giga, Ligowave. If money is not an issue, I would go Dragonwave. Licensed or unlicensed. - Original Message - From: Rogelio scubac...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday,

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2009-01-01 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I generally characterize our government, (to folks from other places where there is not so much freedom) as an insane giant robot that was originally created to work for us and is collectively owned by all of us. We have hired hundreds of thousands of programmers and mechanics to fix it and

Re: [WISPA] Lafayette LA, 10 Meg fiber, $28.95 / month.

2008-12-28 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Have them check out iProvo to see how well that one went. And then there is the fiasco called UTOPIA. Muni networks have not been successful. - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, December 28, 2008 8:39

Re: [WISPA] wholesale bandwidth

2008-12-18 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
How about a composite fiber map? - Original Message - From: Brian Webster bwebs...@wirelessmapping.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 8:56 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] wholesale bandwidth You know it might be a good idea to compile a list of

Re: [WISPA] ATT Cell Band

2008-12-09 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Wilson Electronics makes some of the best systems I know of. - Original Message - From: Mike Brownson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 12:08 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] ATT Cell Band Both of the guys below are ok for your home or

[WISPA] Illinois GUV running this survey

2008-12-09 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Redline 286 0.29% Alvarion 4030 4.15% Ubiquity 1778 1.83% Canopy 43767 45.09% Other 8326 8.58% Trango 11352 11.70% Tranzeo 12779 13.17% MT 14746 15.19% 97064 100.00% Responses 96

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] 60% Canopy

2008-12-08 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
percent Customer Satisfaction? Users of x, y ,z ? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2008 8:27 PM Subject: [WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] 60

Re: [WISPA] buyer's remorse and cognitive dissonance

2008-12-08 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
stay evangelists to the product that they are so heavilly engrossed in deploying and selling. :-) Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc

Re: [WISPA] Where is JAB when we need them

2008-12-08 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Probably the largest WISP in the US. Mostly Canopy based. We don't have their numbers in the survey. - Original Message - From: Jeff Broadwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, December 08, 2008 12:02 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Where is JAB when we

[WISPA] survey says

2008-12-08 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Brand # Subs % By Subs Redline 286 0.30% Alvarion 4027 4.24% Ubiquity 1778 1.87% Canopy 41617 43.85% Other 8316 8.76% Trango 11352 11.96% Tranzeo 12779 13.47% MT 14746 15.54% Total 94901 100.00% Responses 93

[WISPA] Still 65%

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
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Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] 60% Canopy

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
, 6 Dec 2008, Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Perhaps if we get a few more MT might edge above 14%... Perhaps, but don't assume I have a dog in this fight. I'm not tied to MT in any way. ;-) I have customers using Trango, Canopy, Alvarion, MT, StarOS and more

[WISPA] survey

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Brand # Subs % By Subs Redline 286 0.56% Alvarion 938 1.83% Ubiquity 960 1.88% Canopy 32933 64.39% Other 4345 8.49% Trango 8217 16.06% MT 3471 6.79% Total 51150 100.00% Responses 47

[WISPA] Breakdown by response

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
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[WISPA] Breakdown by number of subs

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
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[WISPA] canopy response detail

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
1. 55 Sun, 12/7/08 3:08 PM 2. 1550 Sun, 12/7/08 1:36 PM 3. 150 Sun, 12/7/08 12:31 PM 4. 250 Sun, 12/7/08 10:22 AM 5. 1800 Sun, 12/7/08 8:55 AM 6. 850 Sun, 12/7/08 8:09 AM 7. 8 Sun, 12/7/08 7:26 AM 8. 370 Sat, 12/6/08 8:46 PM 9. 7200 Sat,

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Book1.xls

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Some use multiple technologies mixed. 34 use canopy. I have sent the detail. Looks believable to me. I guess the is the problem, I state a metric, like Mot reports having half the market. So someone says they are full of crap and that nobody can believe something like that. (Part of being

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Book1.xls

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
... as well as Trango and others. Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Some use multiple technologies mixed. 34 use canopy. I have sent the detail. Looks believable to me. I guess the is the problem, I state a metric, like Mot reports having half the market. So someone says they are full

[WISPA] Responses URL

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Not totally sure if you-all can access this URL. It is where the survey responses are. When I click it it goes right to it. But it may have cached my IP or I might have a cookie so it isn't requiring a username or password. Would someone please check this to see if the results are open to all?

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Responses URL

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Message--- From: Chuck McCown - 3 Date: 12/7/2008 4:31:08 PM To: wireless@wispa.org Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Motorola II] Responses URL Not totally sure if you-all can access this URL. It is where the survey responses

Re: [WISPA] US Broadband Internet Satellite Scheduled for Launch in2011 (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Is that even possible. What is the best modulation method currently in use? Divide 100 Gig by the best modulation method and then someone please tell me there is a space segment that broad that can legally be used. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Heck I just plugged in an 8087 and am good another decade or two... - Original Message - From: RickG [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 9:05 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Article 286? When did you upgrade from your 8088? :)

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Book1.xls

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
That's odd. I don't think anyone else has reported a problem. Here is the latest summary. Brand # Subs % By Subs Redline 286 0.49% Alvarion 3523 6.09% Ubiquity 1140 1.97% Canopy 34373 59.38% Other 4585 7.92% Trango 9276 16.02% MT 4707 8.13%

[WISPA] Giant Map

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I would still like to see the giant map done. Personally I would trust WISPA as a trusted third party to hold confidential data for aggregation purposes. And if others didn't trust WISPA, WISPA could hire a CPA firm to hold the data. Wouldn't cost that much. - Original Message - From:

Re: [WISPA] US Broadband Internet Satellite Scheduled for Launchin2011 (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Subject: Re: [WISPA] US Broadband Internet Satellite Scheduled for Launchin2011 (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech Spot beams for frequency reuse, FSO, millimeter wave. I can see a few ways to do terabytes per second. Scriv On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 10:10 PM, Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] US Broadband Internet Satellite Scheduled forLaunchin2011 (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
in the sky smoke and mirrors to me. They should disclose their technology. Actually, if they have filed for frequencies it will be public. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 10:06 PM Subject

Re: [WISPA] US Broadband Internet Satellite ScheduledforLaunchin2011 (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
throughput numbers by using caching or something. Hard to tell by reading the document. But at least they will still have latency. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 10:20 PM Subject: Re

Re: [WISPA] US Broadband Internet Satellite Scheduled forLaunchin2011 (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
we will see FSO and millimeter wave used on satellite Internet delivery within the next 5 years (rain fade and all). You can call me Netstradamus. :-) Scriv On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 11:06 PM, Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't think any FSO or millimeter wave will work from

Re: [WISPA] Public ROW

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
] Public ROW Chuck, I assume you are self insured... but if not, who do you use? ryan On Dec 5, 2008, at 7:16 PM, Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Insurance and bonds are not really all that expensive. Your insurance company will help you out. We have to have metered service now

Re: [WISPA] Client Speeds

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
for 2second to scrap or sell their Canopy line. /Eje Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile -Original Message- From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2008 19:25:37 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Client Speeds Digis was 100% Canopy. I

Re: [WISPA] Public ROW

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Maybe travelers. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2008 7:57 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Public ROW No, not self insured, but very high deductibles. I'm on the road right now, not sure

[WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] survey monkey

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I put up a survey of type of technology used and number of subs at survey monkey. I didn't pay for the premium version so you cannot immediately see results. I will post results periodically over the next day or two. If anyone doubts the veracity of what I post, I will give you the username

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] survey monkey

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I screwed up. Results are coming in but no way can I tie the technology to the sub count. Anyone know survey monkey well enough so that the result is how many subs on each type of technology? What I did will not be very meaningful. Sorry. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Fw: survey monkey

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I think I fixed it. If you have already taken the survey please return and fill out the extra box of subs per technology. You can return as many times as you wish per IP. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc: [EMAIL

[WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] Initial results

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Redline 0. Alvarion 0. Ubiquity 0. Canopy 6250 Other 25 Trango 135 Tranzeo 0. MicroTik 5 Number of subscribers 8735 WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] 13 responses

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I am cooling my heels in downtown Chicago and for some reason my wife does not want to sit in this hotel room while I watch survey results all day long. So, gotta go do the husband-on-a-one-day-vacation thing. Will post fresh results when I get back. attachment: untitled.JPG

[WISPA] 86% Canopy

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
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[WISPA] 60% Canopy

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
That grand total of survey monkey is wrong. If you add all the subs you get 34832 total with 20755 of those Canopy. So 60% Canopy. Still north of the 50% that Mot will tell you. If JAB got on here that percentage would go way up. But as it is, I think this is a fairly good sampling.

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] 60% Canopy

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Dec 2008, Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: But as it is, I think this is a fairly good sampling. Looks like 35 responses...not sure I'd call that a fairly good sampling. -- * Butch Evans * Professional Network Consultation* * http

[WISPA] buyer's remorse and cognitive dissonance

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Irrespective of what type of infrastructure you pick, once you pick it you are somewhat stuck. The farther down that road you go, the more you are stuck. Many things are like this. A spouse, a religion, a branch of the armed forces, a class 5 end office switch, a house, an investment, a

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] 60% Canopy

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
this before? -RickG On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 8:27 PM, Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A statistically significant sample is defined as a population over 30. For an off the cuff sample it isn't bad at all. - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED

[WISPA] duplicates

2008-12-06 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I don't know why we are getting duplicates. Sorry. Hope it doesn't continue. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
AnimalFarm converts Sheep to Pigs! - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:53 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Article I'm not saying we should do what Mark says, I'm not even saying Mark is right

Re: [WISPA] Do you provide backup services?

2008-12-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Maybe he took his frog meds... - Original Message - From: Bob Moldashel [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 6:33 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Do you provide backup services? Wow Bitch and complain about WISPA's position and

Re: [WISPA] Client Speeds

2008-12-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
aren't upside down on every new customer. Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: You are doing it. Just keep bootstrapping. Once you get 1000 subscribers things will be a bit better. - Original Message - From: Steve Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Client Speeds

2008-12-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
of the network). Heck Chuck... your above 5,000 wireless subs aren't you? Daniel White 3-dB Networks -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown - 3 Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 7:11 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Public ROW

2008-12-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Yes, they are there for the asking. As a telco, the only thing we have over non telcos is the right to condemn. Even the railroads have a very straightforward procedure for crossing the tracks or running along side them. - Original Message - From: D. Ryan Spott [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] Client Speeds

2008-12-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
still deployed? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 9:25 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Client Speeds Digis

Re: [WISPA] Public ROW

2008-12-05 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Insurance and bonds are not really all that expensive. Your insurance company will help you out. We have to have metered service now. That is no different. Engineering review is not something the local govt charges for here. - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Shaping (WAS Article)

2008-12-04 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I agree, you just need to be as good as or better than the competition. And in many places the competition is still dialup. - Original Message - From: Josh Luthman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 9:56 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] Billing and process management system

2008-12-03 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
amen We love Plat. - Original Message - From: George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 10:27 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Billing and process management system Platypus Been using it for years, does everything.

Re: [WISPA] Billing and process management system

2008-12-03 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
PC is much more spendy than Plat. That is one of the reasons we did not go with PC. - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 2:42 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Billing and process management system

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
With any internet technology, aggregation is happening somewhere. DSL you have a pipe to the C.O. but then there may be limited overhead. Cable modems aggregate in various branches of their distribution. Wireless aggregates at the AP. Satellite... big AP in the sky. Even FTTH has shared

Re: [WISPA] Client Speeds

2008-12-03 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
You are doing it. Just keep bootstrapping. Once you get 1000 subscribers things will be a bit better. - Original Message - From: Steve Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 7:32 PM Subject: [WISPA] Client Speeds I have

Re: [WISPA] The fastest ISPs in America.. And only WildBluewasmentioned as wireless???

2008-12-02 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
[EMAIL PROTECTED] This is the guy that compiled the article. Write him and educate him. I did. - Original Message - From: Josh Luthman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:40 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] The

Re: [WISPA] The fastest ISPs in America.. And onlyWildBluewasmentioned as wireless???

2008-12-02 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
This is what his autoresponder sent. So, email both of them. I will be out of the office December 3rd - 5th, returning Monday December 8th. For answers to any questions regarding PCMag.com content, talk to Vicki Jacobson: [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-12-01 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
There deals clear down to $7/meg. Ask vendors for a 2 year contract, GigE 100 Mbps burstable. - Original Message - From: John Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 10:07 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth and costs...

2008-11-30 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I am certain you can do much better than that. And you don't even have to be in Chicago or Detroit. - Original Message - From: Harold Bledsoe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 8:19 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth and costs...

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth and costs...

2008-11-30 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
-- From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 10:53 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth and costs... I am certain you can do much better than that. And you don't even have to be in Chicago or Detroit

Re: [WISPA] stopgap for congested wi-fi channel

2008-11-29 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
NS5 - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2008 4:28 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] stopgap for congested wi-fi channel Well, speaking as one of the most experienced wireless

Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays?

2008-11-26 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I had the same question. The main difference is that we know before the roll in most cases the frequency and color code and if that ap is blocked by trees we generally have several others in different directions that the tech can switch to on the fly. Most importantly, 6 months later it is

Re: [WISPA] Trango Apex

2008-11-26 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
LEDs lack resolution. While you can bracket the signal and guess at the center, with more significant digits you don't have to guess. Both methods work, but bracketing takes some skill. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Wednesday, November

Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays?

2008-11-25 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Butch Evans Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 12:09 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays? On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: If you hang out over at [EMAIL PROTECTED] you will find more than a hundred WISPs, many

Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays?

2008-11-25 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
? - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 11:17 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays? The very best

Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays?

2008-11-25 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
the bandwidth gets delivered. So why not use a product that can deliver twice the bandwidth for 1/3 the price? ;) Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: If you hang out over at [EMAIL PROTECTED] you will find more than a hundred WISPs, many of them very small operations from 100-1000

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I think the canopy 450 will do something like 30 down and 10 up. So that could give you 20 simultaneously which statistically could work if you had 50-100 on an AP. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 7:30 AM

Re: [WISPA] Updated White Spaces mapping tool

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
All the stations were given an extra set of channels to fire up and operate the DTV transmitters. Mostly on UHF. This happened years ago and in this are we have been receiving a digital TV signal for about 8 years. Once the VHF analog transmitters are switched off, the broadcasters I know

Re: [WISPA] Updated White Spaces mapping tool

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I had a physics professor that would allow solutions to problems to be submitted in any unit measure. Since he had TAs and grad students doing the grading it was no skin of his nose. Lots of furlongs per fortnight velocity measurements. Units of photon energy to describe frequency. But when

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
are building out our network. - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 9:06 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: I think

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 9:24 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: I deliver 100 mbps wholesale to many rural areas for $3-4K/month type of figure. That includes transport. And stastically

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
will not work. So then what? Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: I deliver 100 mbps wholesale to many rural areas for $3-4K/month type of figure. That includes transport. And stastically, you can oversub it, even with streaming content. You are never going to have all 20 streaming

Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays?

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Where do you rate Ubiquity Nanostations or the Bullet? - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 9:32 PM Subject: [WISPA] WiMax delays? I don't think this is entirely true. For us, it becomes a value decision. If

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 9:50 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: What I have done, you can do too. Just takes lots of time and work and bootstrapping. Ok..so

Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays?

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
If you hang out over at [EMAIL PROTECTED] you will find more than a hundred WISPs, many of them very small operations from 100-1000 subscribers that are 100% canopy. And generally speaking they are kicking butt and taking names in their markets. I disagree that Canopy is not marketed to the

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Amen, nobody ever said you could build it and rest on your laurels. No small business is safe from changes that come with time. Evolve or die. I am not going to sit around complaining the sky is falling. So the cost to meet the future needs of our subscribers is real, it's not as hard to

Re: [WISPA] WiMax delays?

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
just because my competitors are using it. And really, any more, the customer doesn't care HOW the bandwidth gets delivered. So why not use a product that can deliver twice the bandwidth for 1/3 the price? ;) Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: If you hang out over at [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-23 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Did I interpret your data correctly to mean that if you had a sustained 256Kbps it would work? - Original Message - From: Dennis Burgess [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 2:42 PM Subject: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-23 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
OK, but if you look at Dennis's data, it appears to me that the average was in the hundreds of K. But maybe I didn't read it correctly. - Original Message - From: Michael Baird [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 3:07 PM Subject:

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-23 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown - 3 Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 3:52 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information Did I interpret your data correctly to mean that if you had

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-21 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
One source: http://tnrbatteries.com/genesis.html - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 10:12 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont http://www.enersysreservepower.com

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
panel. Also 30 days or 360AH of usable capacity at 12V? Thanks for the clarification, and the pics that make your experience clear! On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 7:38 PM, Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 60% depth of discharge they freeze at 0F. Once frozen they are dead. Liquid

Re: [WISPA] one more

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
We tried with a bulldozer one year. Never made it. One of our guys almost went over the edge of a switchback trying. We gave up, waited till the storm blew over and hired the helicopter. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Thursday,

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
For adjacent channel use, we don't have to use a 6 MHz channel. We could use 5 or 4 or whatever it takes to make it work. - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 1:32 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] TV

Re: [WISPA] TVBD height requirement

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
You could have a lower gain omni as just a sense antenna. - Original Message - From: John Valenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:20 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] TVBD height requirement Mike, Where are you reading this on

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I would use a 100 watt panel minimum. And a one month battery. 5watts * 24hours * 30 days = 3600 watt hour battery If you are running a 24 volt system then you need 3600/24=150 aH battery. If you are running a 12 volt system, you need a 300 aH battery. You will pay about 30 cents per watt hour

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Here is a note I posted several days ago on the Motorola list about solar powering. From: Chuck McCown [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 9:17 AM To: Dave Crim Subject: Re: solar Continuing on a bit, lets say you have 5 lousy days and one good sunny day followed by 5

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
We buy batts that are rated to give you the energy down to -20F. Survive being at-20F while discharged to a stone cold state. And recover when the next available bit of sunlight hits the panel (perhaps days later). And last 2000 cycles. For that you pay 30 cents per watt hour. And can sleep at

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
total battery size so we never discharge them below 60% Sounds like you are in a much more inaccessible environment than we are! And in that kind of location, I'd likely be looking for the same thing. But, for us, inaccessibility won't last more than a week or so... Chuck McCown - 3 wrote

Re: [WISPA] White Spaces Device Demand

2008-11-18 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
I think that if you want to use WISPA to mine market data, then the results should be made public for all to share. You are not the only vendor member of WISPA that has TVWS product in the pipeline you know. - Original Message - From: Kevin Suitor [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General

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