Re: [WISPA] Wireless for America?

2011-12-05 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 08:04, rwf ralphli...@bsrg.org wrote: Their about us is STILL Lorem Ipsum. More people need to use SLipsum (slipsum.com, NSFW for language). David Smith MVN.net WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] Internet Censorship

2011-11-17 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 16:12, Butch Evans but...@butchevans.com wrote: My take is that piracy should be punishable by jail time. Yikes. I think we'll have to agree-to-disagree here (biting tongue so hard it's bleeding). David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] UBNT sectors 120s, 90s, or 60s?

2011-11-04 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 11:15, Fred Goldstein fgoldst...@ionary.com wrote: (top posted) Often that works, Sam. When it's a simple dialogue over one issue, then sure, top posting works. Where insertion-posting works better is when replying to individual paragraphs or sections separately. I

Re: [WISPA] How to control your mikrotik zombies ;)

2011-11-02 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 10:54, Jim Patient jpati...@linktechs.net wrote: We have a free pushscript program that lets you send out scripts to all or selected routers. Saves time in sending global changes etc. http://linktechs.net/scriptpush1.asp For that matter, if you're comfortable with

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2011-10-28 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 09:19, Tony Iacopi t...@razzolink.com wrote: Unfortunately I would love to agree with Matt and the fact that I paid for the network so I should be able to do what I want with it, however, the way it is currently written, if you provide internet service (which I believe

Re: [WISPA] Boost Your WiFi Signal Using Only a Beer Can

2011-10-25 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 14:14, Aaron D. Osgood aosg...@streamline-solutions.net wrote: I have received several requests from customers who are looking for some sort of WiFi signal booster that attached to their laptop's USB and enhances reception through their internal WiFi radio (sort of an

Re: [WISPA] Bridge Table on Switch

2011-10-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 15:51, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Typically on a switch how long will it cache a MAC address bridge entry after the last time it is used? Depends very much on the switch, but 'one minute' seems to be a common default for managed switches. David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] Rack Mount POE Injector

2011-09-15 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 17:38, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Looking for a rack mount POE injector that supports Ubiquiti at 24 volts.  Anyone know of anything?  Would like around 16 ports. The Tycon midspan injectors work fine. Here's a link to a 16-port one:

Re: [WISPA] The Legislative Situation Is Dire

2011-07-20 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 14:32, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.netwrote: ** I think people are saying the government needs to stop helping everyone. Some people are saying that, others are saying that the help needs to be spread around a bit more fairly (for some value of fair). David

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cleared the Gmail account

2011-07-11 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 12:28, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.comwrote: FYI, deleted all of my @afmug and @wispa messages and got back 3GB of storage. ** I thought the whole point of a Gmail account is that you'd never run out of space and have to worry about such things :)

Re: [WISPA] Choosing core router for small - medium WISP

2011-07-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 09:52, Roman consulttele...@gmail.com wrote: I would like to ask for help of wireless community. We have to choose supplier of core router for our WISP projects. I know technical characteristics and price for core routers from Cisco - 7200 and 7600 series. Although these

[WISPA] Friday funny: 5 Reasons Internet Access in America is a Disaster

2011-06-10 Thread David E. Smith
Actually, it's only kinda funny, because it's true. Warning: naughty language. http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-reasons-internet-access-in-america-disaster/ David Smith MVN.net WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo TR5A Tx power

2011-05-20 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 13:13, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: What I did with Ubnt is set it to station and look for ssid oisjdofijsodijfosijdofijsfd So YOU'RE the one connecting to my home network! :) Even with a gibberish SSID, the radio will still be active. With Ubiquiti

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo TR5A Tx power

2011-05-20 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 13:35, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: Why would the radio ever be transmitting if it's in station mode? I thought it only listened this way (and should replicate across Tranzeo, other 802.11 product, etc). I honestly thought that even unconnected

Re: [WISPA] Staff Apparel

2011-05-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 13:54, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: I have found this to be an issue. All the retail shops want to do a min or 12 like shirts. Basically I have 4 staff that are everywhere from size small to 4X with me doing different names and different colors and different

Re: [WISPA] My day is now dedicated to UBB research. You should too.

2011-05-02 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 17:32, Marco Coelho coelh...@gmail.com wrote: Has anybody worked on allowing streaming video up to lets say 10 Mb total transfer, then knocking THAT stream down to a slow rate? I tried something like that a while back - we got so very many angry phone calls that the

Re: [WISPA] Dennis's Router OS Book.

2011-04-26 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 08:44, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.netwrote: I just bought a copy of Dennis Burgess's Learn Router OS Book. I have to say, I felt it was very well written and laid out intuitively. For those that haven't seen it, and have new techs needing to be introduced to

Re: [WISPA] Ethernet Cable for FM Tower Install

2011-04-13 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 08:35, can...@believewireless.net p...@believewireless.net wrote: We are mounting close to a 50kW FM antenna and want to use heavy, double shielded cable for the runs to the APs since we've seen issues in the past. Fiber up the tower but will need 3-4 ft jumpers to

Re: [WISPA] OpenSource Email Server platform

2011-03-30 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 12:47, Cameron Kilton c...@midcoast.com wrote: We have over 7400 email boxes. At $0.35 each that is almost $2,600/month or $31,200/year. That is a large expense for email. That's large enough, that it's almost certainly more cost-effective to do it in-house. If I were

Re: [WISPA] OpenSource Email Server platform

2011-03-28 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 17:04, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Do you have the ability to do multiple domains with the Google platform? We also offer hosting services that need email. To do the switch to Gmail I believe you must change all client SMTP and POP3 server settings. Yuk. Also,

Re: [WISPA] IPPay and Emerald v4.5

2011-03-15 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 11:35, Scottie Arnett sarn...@info-ed.com wrote: Hey guys, Do any of you use IEA Software's Emerald v4.5 and successfully integrated IPPay? I know IPPay integrates with Emerald v5, but I am still using v4.5 because there is really no reason to upgrade it. It is a

Re: [WISPA] OVPN Question

2011-03-14 Thread David E. Smith
On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 16:59, Scott Reed sr...@nwwnet.net wrote: I am missing something obvious. I need an ovpn tunnel that is a bridge between 2 customer sites. I need it so a wire at location A can have an address in the network at location B. I am missing something simple. How would

Re: [WISPA] FW: [Wisp] ByLaws Committee Members Demographics

2011-03-01 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 08:55, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: I'm still waiting for someone to invent sarcasm font. http://mashable.com/2010/01/15/sarcmark/ David Smith http://mashable.com/2010/01/15/sarcmark/ MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] 5 GHz FCC Webinar for WISP Community

2011-02-28 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 20:43, Jack Unger jun...@ask-wi.com wrote: We're talking with the FCC about having them do a 5 GHz webinar for the WISP community to address issues like: Please make sure this addresses the whole of 5GHz, not just that little mystery space in 5.4-5.6. To this day, I'm

Re: [WISPA] Ignore: Test delivery delay

2011-02-28 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 12:54, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.comwrote: Sent 10:53 In what time zone? :) (Serious answer: our mail filters have been backlogged most of the day, thanks to an Irish spammer with far too much time on his hands. The queues are clearing.) David Smith

Re: [WISPA] MT Q's at Edge

2011-02-21 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 16:21, Scott Piehn li...@jcwifi.com wrote: We currently Q each customer at the tower. I am looking at my edge router trying to figure out who is using what Should I just create an unlimited simple Q for each IP or is there a more efficient way. I want to still do

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Hog or Hippo ?

2011-02-16 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 15:35, Stuart Pierce spie...@avolve.net wrote: What do you do with a client that uses 65gigs in 42 days ? To top it off they are late payers and complain a little and always use the excuse they have to talk to their son in Iraq early in the morning. We only allow 20

Re: [WISPA] RouterBoard 1100 Simple Queues

2011-02-15 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 16:55, Jenco Wireless bradhagst...@gmail.comwrote: Anyone having an issue with simple queues not working (version 4.15) - maybe RB-1100 related?? I recently picked up an RB1100, with RouterOS 4.16, and seem to be having the same sort of problem. My weird fancy PCQ

Re: [WISPA] RouterBoard 1100 Simple Queues

2011-02-15 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 21:15, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: ROS 4.13 and later seem to not update the queue's properly in winbox... In my testing, it seems that the queue's are working, just they never seem to move in winbox... No, I'm referring to an instance where the queue

Re: [WISPA] Internet Runs Out Of IP Addresses

2011-02-08 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 12:14, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: It is my understanding that many organizations held large allocations before the RIRs were formed. I wouldn't expect those allocations to be held to ARIN rules. They're not. If you follow ARIN politics, there's

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo and Ubnt

2011-02-01 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 22:08, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: legally? If you turn the transmit power down, probably. Heck, the Bullet 2M makes it easy, with a Obey Regulatory Rules checkbox (just type in the antenna gain, and it sets the radio power accordingly). David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] Rackmount Mikrotik

2011-01-31 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 09:47, Jeremy Parr jeremyp...@gmail.com wrote: I'm in the market for a rackmount MT device. Don't care how many ports (as long as it is two or more), just need something that can rack mount. Internal power supply preferred, as well as front to back or side to side

Re: [WISPA] Rackmount Mikrotik

2011-01-31 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 12:39, Jeremy Parr jeremyp...@gmail.com wrote: My complaint is specifically about the airflow design in the 1U case. Rackmount devices cool front to back in a data world, side to side in a voice world. Designing a device that tries to push air out the top, where there

Re: [WISPA] Autoreply: Re: OT: Eqypt Has Been Disconnected from the Internet

2011-01-28 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 15:06, cshiv...@aristotle.net wrote: (using a broken auto-responder) I've removed this address from this list. Rejoice! David Smith MVN.net WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] Autoreply: Re: OT: Eqypt Has Been Disconnected from the Internet

2011-01-28 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 15:22, Nick lists-wi...@atomsplash.com wrote: Wow. That was stressful. Eh, we all make silly mistakes sometimes. Good thing electrons are cheap (WISPA gets a bulk discount). David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] idea to slow the pain of netflix

2011-01-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:01, support supp...@nitline.com wrote: has anyone ever tried to partner with blockbuster You still have a Blockbuster nearby? There's not one within thirty miles of me; the last one closed a couple years ago. There's one video rental store in town, and I can't

Re: [WISPA] idea to slow the pain of netflix

2011-01-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:25, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: Redbox is at Walmart and McDonald's. I'm guessing all of them, but could be wrong. Many, but certainly not all. There are three McD's near here, only one of which has a Redbox. (Though two of the bigger grocery

Re: [WISPA] [Ubnt_users] NS5 issues?

2011-01-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 16:45, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: If you haven't seen Ubiquiti has released the non-beta 5.3 firmware 7782 for it's M series equipment. What's the best source for updated documentation and explanation? This firmware has some new checkboxes that

Re: [WISPA] Households and population passed by the WISP industry..... over 76 Million households

2011-01-13 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 22:43, Brian Webster bwebs...@wirelessmapping.comwrote: A week or so ago, I ran a study of the population and households passed by principal WISPA members. Tonight I ran the numbers based on the whole national WISP coverage map you all contributed to over the last

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 13:31, Nick Olsen n...@flhsi.com wrote: That would work for some of them, In this case, The hotel management company has a page that the hotel must redirect to. They get fined if it doesn't redirect to the companies specific page. I'm thinking maybe load it in a frame,

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 13:45, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: The problem that I was seeing was that there are many wireless devices now that don’t have any “screen” to see a login button. Game systems being the first on my mind. In hotels, some guests bring their kids game

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 14:20, Nick Olsen n...@flhsi.com wrote: Normally Hotspot works with a I accept button on a page, As thats what we have done in the past. I don't mind getting a call when a user has a tivo/gamesystem/* that can't login as they can read me the mac and I can bypass it.

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting Statements - Preserving the Open Internet: Commissioner's Comments

2010-12-21 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 14:21, Rick Harnish rharn...@wispa.org wrote: http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/index.do?document=303746 Any analysis yet on whether WISPA got part of what it was asking for? I've skimmed those notes, and aside from one brief mention by Commissioner McDowell I

Re: [WISPA] Flexible rules promised for wireless

2010-12-21 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 15:08, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: So, I disagree with his premise, and his argument about the premise, that wired telephony is a natural monopoly, and I'm not allowed to say so? If you claim telephony isn't a natural monopoly, by the definition of that

Re: [WISPA] Email Accounts

2010-12-16 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 16:03, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: http://www.ikano.com/vendor/googleapps-key-features_vendor.asp .35 cents a user a month. $4.20 a user per year. I am hearing to switch to google all my users must change there SMTP and POP3 settings to point at google. Ugh, not

Re: [WISPA] Verizon Network Extender

2010-12-16 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 11:28, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone using one of these? What are actual bandwidth requirements and usage? Are you referring to this? http://support.vzw.com/information/network_extender.html I've not used that one, but I've used a similar device from Sprint.

Re: [WISPA] Jumbo Frames

2010-12-15 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 12:30, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Well, I havent analysed it yet but with all the facebook uploads, online backups, and email attachedments going on I wonder if that is the case? First, by very large files I'm thinking tens of terabytes. Second, there's only a

Re: [WISPA] Automated Hotspot

2010-12-08 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 16:41, Jeromie Reeves jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: What are you using for automated hotspot user generation and billing? I have had my own scripts for user generation but still needed to do billing. I am looking at various 'cafe' and hotspot setups but some want $50/mo,

Re: [WISPA] What happens when you build a wireless internet system and give service away? Look at this example.....

2010-12-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 10:46, Brian Webster bwebs...@wirelessmapping.com wrote: For a period of almost two years the city of Philadelphia had free Wi-Fi access on the network EarthLink built. I had the opportunity to look at adoption rates for broadband in that city after this was available.

Re: [WISPA] WISPA Member WIKI Site

2010-12-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 13:03, Christopher Hair wirele...@ntinet.com wrote: How do I obtain a UN/PW for the WISPA Member WIKI Site. Your username and password will be the same as the one you use for other WISPA member resources (like the billing system). If you've lost those credentials, email

Re: [WISPA] OT Laptops....

2010-12-01 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 21:11, bmoldas...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone have a source for new netbooks or small laptops with Win XP operating system?  Looking for something sub $600.  Using it strictly for programming equipment and running diagnostics.  Not doing anything CPU intensive.

[WISPA] If you like pictures of towers... [OT?]

2010-11-29 Thread David E. Smith
I didn't know someone made a whole calendar of these. Why settle for motivational phrases or scantily-clad women, when you could have pictures of towers? http://www.fybush.com/calendar.html (A couple larger/better pictures from the calendar itself at

Re: [WISPA] Equipment list?

2010-11-23 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 09:47, Jason Hensley ja...@jaggartech.com wrote: I don't see one at WISPA.  Is there an active equipment (buying / selling) list anywhere? The WISPA Classifieds are the closest thing to that I can think of right off. David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] Linux PPP connections

2010-11-11 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 11:52, Cameron Crum cc...@wispmon.com wrote: I curious if any out there have established PPTP connections between a linux box and MT routers and been able to ping things on the other side. If I establish a connection with my Windows machine, all is nice. I get the ip

Re: [WISPA] Linux PPP connections

2010-11-11 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 12:00, Cameron Crum cc...@wispmon.com wrote: I disable the option in my windows pptp sessions, and yes I do NOT want to use the remote end as the gateway. It is for a particular purpose. How do I configure linux to update the routes? Is that something I need to specify

Re: [WISPA] Linux PPP connections

2010-11-11 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 12:20, Cameron Crum cc...@wispmon.com wrote: On Windows I do not add routes. It seems to handle it for me. I'll try adding the routes on linux and see what happens. The main problem with that is I never know exactly which private subnets I'll need. I guess I can add

Re: [WISPA] Content Filter

2010-11-08 Thread David E. Smith
On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 17:49, Scott Vander Dussen sc...@velociter.netwrote: Recommendations on content filtering software? I’m aware of OpenDNS, thanks.. That's a bit vague. Are you looking for something to sell to residential customers so they can try to keep their kids from looking at

Re: [WISPA] Change AP

2010-11-04 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 14:43, ~NGL~ n...@ngl.net wrote: I do not know anything regarding Routerboards, if I use a RB493AH which has 3 mini-pci slots, can I install 3 GZ-902 cards and have 3 900mhz AP's in 1 box? You probably could, but you might not want to. You'd have three APs, all in the

Re: [WISPA] Licensed 11ghz Hops

2010-11-04 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 16:20, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: We are looking at upgrading our network and adding a handful(7) 11ghz licensed hops. What gear out there can use both horizontal and vertical at once to increase throughput? We are currently considering Exalt. Short coming of 11

Re: [WISPA] netflix/hulu IP's

2010-11-02 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09, support supp...@nitline.com wrote: has anyone been able to get squid to ease the pain of netflix /hulu /youtube ??? I've played with it in the past, but never could get much out of it. I think there are two reasons for this. First, in my network, the pain is

Re: [WISPA] Managed VLAN Switch

2010-11-01 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 12:50, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Looking for a manged VLAN switch with ~8 GigE ports. Anyone know of anything? Going to use them along a few hop licensed link. Depending on what features you need, a Dell Powerconnect 2808 may serve nicely. As a bonus, last time I

Re: [WISPA] Copper GigE Distance

2010-11-01 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 14:54, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: You could push more, but not much bandwidth. We have cat-5 and cat-6 runs going 400+ feet up a tower linked at 100meg. You won’t be able to get a 1000M connection out of it though. THis is for a licensed radio with a GigE POE

Re: [WISPA] Can't get my 100MB

2010-10-25 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 15:37, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: The anatomy of our network is fiber to our head-end, goes to a Charter switch then to our Cisco 2811, then to a gig netgear switch. We're doing our speed tests on a standard browser (Firefox) in a Windows 2003 box

[WISPA] P2P/copyright notifications for RLC students

2010-10-22 Thread David E. Smith
I just received three notices of claimed copyright infringement for students at RLC. I've attached them (and named the files after the account IDs responsible). I've reduced these students' accounts to 128kbps for now. Please contact these students and discipline them according to your TOS. The

Re: [WISPA] P2P/copyright notifications for RLC students

2010-10-22 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 09:28, Scott Carullo sc...@brevardwireless.comwrote: Did you mean to send this to a public list? I would not imagine so... oops Darned auto-complete. Yeah, please ignore that. :) David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] ARIN IPv4 resource request

2010-10-20 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 11:17, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: I guess I should probably go after some ipv6 space too. Just so I have it available for someday if nothing else. You'll need it in the next couple years, and it's effectively free. (ARIN charges you the greater of

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik Dude 2GB Limitation

2010-10-19 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:23, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: This is what I was referring to. I don't want to spend my nights updating Windows. Spending your nights updating FreeBSD or Linux isn't any better. No matter what you're running, it probably will need occasional

Re: [WISPA] Looking for Bandwidth Manager

2010-10-15 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 11:36, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: Dennis has been around for a very long time. http://www.etinc.com/ I remember owning one of these, a long time ago. We had to pull it not because of any issues with the software, but because of (indirect) hardware

Re: [WISPA] Trango Apex V1.3.0 Stable Yet?

2010-10-12 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 19:31, Scott Carullo sc...@brevardwireless.comwrote: What issues? I've been running it on two links for some time now and have noticed anything yet. Maybe I'm not looking hard enough? I don't know what issues specifically Trango was referring to, but while the 1.3.0

Re: [WISPA] 11GHz fade margin

2010-09-29 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:51, Marco Coelho coelh...@gmail.com wrote: I'm looking at deploying some 11GHz gear. I would like to do one path in two 27 Mile Hops. Using 6' dishes I show a fade margin of 19db. Is this adequate for 11GHz at that rage? At 5GHz - 6GHz, I would be fine with it.

[WISPA] [OT] US hunters shoot down Google fiber

2010-09-21 Thread David E. Smith
I know some of you don't like competiton, but this is going a bit too far... Google has revealed that aerial fibre links to its data centre in Oregon were regularly shot down by hunters, forcing the company to put its cables underground.

Re: [WISPA] Convert Single Pol to Dual Pol

2010-09-17 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 14:36, Chris Gotstein ch...@uplogon.com wrote: We have some older Pac Wireless 2' 5.8Mhz 29db parabolic dishes serving as a PtP link. We are going to be upgrading the radios connected to these dishes, and the new radios support dual polarity. Does anyone know if you

Re: [WISPA] Cogent in St. Louis

2010-09-10 Thread David E. Smith
I can't speak to Cogent in Saint Louis specifically, but be aware that Cogent has a bit of a history with peering disputes, and occasionally cuts off (or is cut off from) largish chunks of the Internet. I don't know if I'd want to single-home to Cogent, but as part of a robust multi-homed

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 16:31, Matt Jenkins m...@smarterbroadband.netwrote: I am trying to find a Layer 3 switch that has 24 or 48 1000 base-T ports with enough RAM to handle Full BGP Internet Routes. Anyone have any suggestions? For those who wonder why I am upgrading all of my backhauls

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 17:09, Matt Jenkins m...@smarterbroadband.netwrote: I have 8+ backhauls at some sites. I want to move from a bridged network to a routed network using MPLS. This would simplify handing off business ethernet connections. It would also reduce all of the broadcast traffic

Re: [WISPA] Port foward to external IP

2010-09-03 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 15:17, Cameron Kilton c...@midcoast.com wrote: We have an office router which has a fairly locked down network. We have recently setup good apps on a staff domain and I want to setup port forward for POP3 to forward to the the pop.gmail.com IP. MY router has a real

Re: [WISPA] netflix/hulu IP's

2010-09-01 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 11:20, Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net wrote: Who's gonna pay for that? Should I have to give up my profits this year, so that it can be re-invested into my network once again, so Hulu and NetFlix can continue to get rich? If you want to keep residential

Re: [WISPA] netflix/hulu IP's

2010-08-31 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 12:51, Robert Kim Wireless Internet Advisor evdo.hs...@gmail.com wrote: WAIT... Is it even legal to block IP addresses??? Your network, your rules. Legally, you can probably block whatever you want. Doing so without informing your users (customers, for ISPs) is

Re: [WISPA] netflix/hulu IP's

2010-08-30 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:07, Kurt Fankhauser k...@wavelinc.com wrote: Whats the IP’s to block so my customers can’t use Netflix and Hulu. It would be just about impossible to do. Netflix uses Akamai, and Hulu uses a mixture of Akamai and Limelight for content delivery services. These are

Re: [WISPA] netflix/hulu IP's

2010-08-30 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:47, Kurt Fankhauser k...@wavelinc.com wrote: Whats your thoughts on blocking limelight IP’s just for the customers that are abusing the service. If you mean that they're abusing your service, you'll have to clarify what that means - the customer pays for bits to be

Re: [WISPA] Comcast

2010-08-26 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 16:55, Jeremie Chism jchi...@gmail.com wrote: Comcast has just rolled out their 50/10 and 100/20 service here. At 189.99 for 50/10 I was seriously considering ordering one as a backup connection if my main connection failed. Talked to the sales manager and they had no

Re: [WISPA] Trango APEX v1.3.0 live

2010-08-25 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 15:01, Steven McGehee l...@qx.net wrote: Just wanted to let you guys know, Trango released v1.3.0 today -- I was talking to them on the phone and they mentioned it would go live this week. It's on their FTP now, no release notes unfortunately. You may want to be

Re: [WISPA] Good Source for Rackmount Servers?

2010-08-24 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 01:15, Matt Larsen - Lists li...@manageisp.comwrote: I have a need for about ten 2U/4U rackmount servers.All will be running Linux, so 4gig RAM, 2ghz or better CPU and ATA drives are preferred. Does anyone one the list have recommendations? If the workload is

Re: [WISPA] Trango Apex fiber module

2010-08-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 21:30, Scott Carullo sc...@brevardwireless.comwrote: Those of you familiar with which ones work do you know which model from this website will work best? http://www.oemoptic.com/ The whole point of SFPs is that (in theory, anyway) they're pretty much interchangeable,

Re: [WISPA] Single radio or multiple radios in the same box?

2010-08-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 06:42, Paolo Di Francesco paolo.difrance...@teleinform.com wrote: Obviously using 2 radios in the same RB (e.g. RB433) is not a bad idea, the cost is lower, but I was wondering if this can lead to some interference considering that the radios could be working on

Re: [WISPA] Single radio or multiple radios in the same box?

2010-08-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 08:47, Eric Rogers ecrog...@precisionds.com wrote: Why not use N radios? If you don't like UBNT Rockets, then look at Mikrotik 411s with Baltic Networks' Ubitik device. You can buy the UBNT dual-polarity dishes, but use Mikrotiks on them. Depends on the radio, but

Re: [WISPA] Stimulus money creating jobs in MO

2010-08-16 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 13:57, Jim Patient sa...@jeffcosoho.com wrote: $24,400,00/70=$348,571.42/job created. The broadband stimulus package had increasing access to broadband as a primary goal, and creating jobs was at best a second-order effect. If the primary goal were to create jobs or

Re: [WISPA] OT Friday. ;-)

2010-08-13 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 15:12, lakel...@gbcx.net wrote: OK. Not being the computer genius that I want to be can anyone give me an economical lead on Windows XP Pro SP3 operating system which is legal and valid. I need programs for a handful of machines You can still buy OEM media and

Re: [WISPA] MS Sys7 connection Problem, need help

2010-08-13 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 16:08, Ron Wallace rwall...@newgenet.net wrote: All, Since the last week of July we have had a number, 8-10 now, of customers that have MicroSoft System 7 on thier PC's, and they cannot connect to the Canopy network. After configuring the Local Area Connection

Re: [WISPA] OT Friday. ;-)

2010-08-13 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 17:20, DJ Anderson d...@shelbybb.com wrote: Get a TechNet account. 300 Bucks a year and you get basically 10 licenses of all new and old Microsoft products, you even get licenses for the new stuff that they release. With the (significant) caveat that they're for

Re: [WISPA] Content Filtering

2010-08-11 Thread David E. Smith
2010/8/11 Luis Abenza Sánchez l...@excom.es We want to add content filtering service to our WISP, especially for kids control. We are thinking about CensorNet Pro. I'd suggest you have a nice long talk about this with your lawyer before doing anything like this. Sounds like a good way to

Re: [WISPA] Google, VZ and Net Neutrality

2010-08-05 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 11:31, chris cooper ccoo...@intelliwave.com wrote: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/05/technology/05secret.html?_r=1hp Google already has publicly denied this: https://twitter.com/googlepubpolicy/status/20393606477 @NYTimes https://twitter.com/NYTimes is wrong. We've not

Re: [WISPA] Tell Google not to destroy the Internet

2010-08-05 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 12:45, Patrick Leary ple...@apertonet.com wrote: They are closing a deal with Verizon on Monday that will essentially blackmail content providers. Want your content to get through faster? Pay us. That is pretty much it in a nutshell. Maybe ISPs around the world should

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Health Insurance

2010-08-03 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 06:30, Chuck Hogg ch...@shelbybb.com wrote: In addition to that those that don’t have health insurance and go to the hospital, cause increases in insurance and hospital fees for all of us. Part of the reason insurance is so expensive is that the hospitals are only

Re: [WISPA] Monitor / Notify App

2010-07-30 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 22:46, Dennis Burgess dmburg...@linktechs.netwrote: The dude :) Cheap, FREE! Windows! E-mails, SMS :) I'm getting more and more bitter with The Dude as time goes on. If it would keep running without requiring me to restart it every few days at random, that'd be one

Re: [WISPA] IPPay

2010-07-23 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 12:38, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: I need feedback on IPPay. -RickG If you have the in-house development expertise to talk to their API, it probably would be wonderful. We couldn't use it here, because our old (and proprietary) billing system doesn't support it,

Re: [WISPA] IPPay

2010-07-23 Thread David E. Smith
On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 12:59, Chris Gotstein ch...@uplogon.com wrote: Emerald from IEA Software You're using IEA Emerald with IPPay? What version of Emerald are you using? (I'm on a slightly older version, 4.5.something, and there was no IPPay support there.) David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] OT: Tape backup

2010-07-14 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 21:45, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.comwrote: If neither of those work for ya, it's pretty hard to beat a usb external drive these days. Concur. Right now, my backup solution is a 2TB external USB drive, which cost about $200 and almost certainly is even less

Re: [WISPA] DD-WRT

2010-07-13 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 13:03, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: I couldn’t afford 900 bucks for a 9600 baud USR. Besides, my CompuServe bill was over 500 bucks per month as it was. I suddenly feel so young. I remember saving up $100 for a 14.4kbps modem around the time I started

Re: [WISPA] Rural Telco in Washington Gets $17,763 per line

2010-07-13 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 15:50, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: I always look at it as if I were the customer, and what would things be like if it were ME paying the bill.Maybe that's the wrong attitude, because honestly, it tends to make me undercharge.Objectively, you have to

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