[WISPA] Thank You to WISPA - Education Network in Honduras

2010-03-26 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hey All, I wanted to thank the WISPA community for being quite helpful and generous. I have been leading a team to implement/replace an aging wireless network in Honduras for three schools and their volunteer homes. It has been a long year and a half, but it has paid off. They had 9

[WISPA] Channel Recommendation Gel Filled Ethernet

2010-03-15 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hey Guys, Trying to choose the best channel for a new installation. http://ewbhonduras.tumblr.com/post/450395382/1hr-wispy-rf-2-4-capture-from-the-horizontal This is what I see, I attached the WiSPY along with a laptop, and mounted both on the tower we are planning on using for one hour.

Re: [WISPA] HD Video across Wireless?

2010-03-12 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
How many HD Channels? 720p, 1080i? Is there coax running through the community? Just as a thought exercise, I may get a few HD ATSC Hardware Cards, some hefty boxes, and use VLC to convert the video into a multicast stream, bridge it across the lake/valley, and reconstitute it into something

Re: [WISPA] State Education Networks?

2010-03-12 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
I had the chance to befriend a high-school IT guy (Quite stellar IT guy too), and I learned a lot from the processes there. The education system in CA will historically go for Wired/Fiber based plants. Usually due to FUD, about security, reliability, blah blah blah. I hope you can get them

Re: [WISPA] HD Video across Wireless?

2010-03-12 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
*might* work but the concern would be failure in the winter where it would be located - either helo or snow cat to access October-May... On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Israel Lopez-LISTS ilopezli...@sandboxitsolutions.com wrote: How many HD Channels? 720p, 1080i? Is there coax running

[WISPA] Modified Sine Inverter Acceptable

2010-03-10 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hey Guys, For running commodity routers, radios, servers on a remote site, is using a modified sine wave acceptable? I have some electrical engineers at the site im working on thinking of putting in a modified sine inverter, and joining them up with a large battery cache. The question we

Re: [WISPA] Moisture Abatement Techniques

2010-03-02 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
of it. -Israel Israel Lopez-LISTS wrote: Hey All, So how do you guys avoid getting water/moisture in your gear? I'm going to be standing up a 9 end-point network, with some Ubiquiti (Bullet2, Nanostation) gear, Directional H-Pol Omni antennas, Polyphasers, Ethernet Lightning Arrestors, etc

[WISPA] Moisture Abatement Techniques

2010-03-01 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hey All, So how do you guys avoid getting water/moisture in your gear? I'm going to be standing up a 9 end-point network, with some Ubiquiti (Bullet2, Nanostation) gear, Directional H-Pol Omni antennas, Polyphasers, Ethernet Lightning Arrestors, etc,. I'm not going to be able to travel to

Re: [WISPA] OT, help with mapping stuff

2009-12-11 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
From attending an OpenStreetMap lecture, I recommend GPS Babel. http://www.gpsbabel.org/ Going to Google Earth (KML/KMZ) is a good idea. -Izzy Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Hi All, I'm working on a trail system for our local Chamber of Commerce. We know the routes to be used etc. I've got

Re: [WISPA] 10MHz, 5MHz - unstable for voice?

2009-11-23 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
? -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Israel Lopez-LISTS Sent: Sunday, November 22, 2009 6:02 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 10MHz, 5MHz - unstable for voice? @Travis Johnson - Yes Upgraded to newest

[WISPA] 10MHz, 5MHz - unstable for voice?

2009-11-22 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hey All, I did some field tests (for overseas volunteer project) with some Ubituiti gear; Nanostation2 Bullet2HP. One thing that was surprising was the performance degradation when switching from 20MHz to 10MHz/5MHz. Our tests were Raw Bandwidth Tests(AirOS), Video (VLC UDP Stream), Voice

Re: [WISPA] 10MHz, 5MHz - unstable for voice?

2009-11-22 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
@Travis Johnson - Yes Upgraded to newest firmware for the two units @os10rules - Nope, Fixed was simple AP and Mobile was Station modes os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Running WDS bridged? Greg On Nov 22, 2009, at 5:37 PM, Israel Lopez-LISTS wrote: Hey All, I did some field tests

Re: [WISPA] 10MHz, 5MHz - unstable for voice?

2009-11-22 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
...@gmail.com wrote: Just for kicks I'd try WDS bridged. Do you have control from where you're at now? Is the equipment still set up? Greg On Nov 22, 2009, at 6:02 PM, Israel Lopez-LISTS wrote: @Travis Johnson - Yes Upgraded to newest firmware for the two units @os10rules - Nope, Fixed was simple

Re: [WISPA] 10MHz, 5MHz - unstable for voice?

2009-11-22 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
channels. From what I've read narrower channels doesn't effect packet size or transport. But switching to WDS bridged does. Greg On Nov 22, 2009, at 6:15 PM, Israel Lopez-LISTS wrote: Its not in the field, but it is sitting here in my bedroom looking cool :). I

Re: [WISPA] 10MHz, 5MHz - unstable for voice?

2009-11-22 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
. My tests prove that out. At 08:44 PM 11/22/2009, you wrote: IIRC, 5MHz and 10MHz is more sucepstible to interference than 20MHz. On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 7:38 PM, Israel Lopez-LISTS ilopezli...@sandboxitsolutions.com wrote: I'm gonna have to set up the environment again. Only

Re: [WISPA] DMCA - copyright infringement

2009-11-10 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
AFAIK your assertion that NAT/DHCP - has no way to know is not entirely correct. Just how most Cable companies require you to register the MAC address of your modem to tie to your account (DHCP has logs you know), University students sign up for dorm internet using their mac address (which

Re: [WISPA] Partnership Agreements

2009-10-22 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
My rules are: Make it performance based Make sure what he is bringing to the table is equitable to the proposed share of the company Try to talk out exit strategy, where you are taking it, how you want to go and see if that matches up to what your new partner wants to do. This all depends on

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-23 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hi Shaddi, You know what would be cool. Is a few things * Use the features of Radio Mobile as a basis for radio-propogation o SRTM3 Terrain Mapping o Flexible Radio Network Topology (VoiceNet, Master/Slave, etc,.) o Point to point link analysis o

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-23 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Actually... If you have the lastest radio mobile it is able to automatically pull down the SRTM3 files. What I did in one case where I didnt have the SRTM file, and I was going to be out in the field I downloaded the files by hand from this site.

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-23 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Doh. Forgot cant use HTML email and pasted images. I will see if I cant make a PDF guide or so on how to get terrain data. -Israel Israel Lopez-LISTS wrote: Actually... If you have the lastest radio mobile it is able to automatically pull down the SRTM3 files. What I did in one case

Re: [WISPA] Link Planning Software

2009-09-23 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Actually I just found this: http://www.dslreports.com/faq/14302 Seems to sum up what I was trying to say =D -Israel Robert West wrote: Thanks! -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Israel Lopez-LISTS Sent: Wednesday

Re: [WISPA] AM radio tower

2009-09-08 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Michael, If you get any responses off-list, I would be happy to hear. I have a similar situation, but down in Honduras. I posted nearly an exact question to yours, and the consensus was. 1) Install Noise Suppression, and Shielded Twisted Pair 2) Install only when the Tower is unpowered In

Re: [WISPA] Client Internet Filtering Upgrade - WAS: Content Filter Suggestion for School

2009-08-14 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
FYI.. Not every site will want to have the same filter settings. Since you can define multiple networks in OpenDNS, the IP will have to originate from that network to get a specific set of content-filtering. If the request originates from the local DNS server, then you've just inadvertently

Re: [WISPA] Content Filter Suggestion for School

2009-08-13 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
OpenDNS works in a pinch. However filters for all of DNS requests originating from one public IP (Students Admins)... you could go Hardware Based Filtering... barracuda and or cymphonix boxes as well. -Israel Scott Carullo wrote: I need a web content filter for K-12 school. Paid

Re: [WISPA] Content Filter Suggestion for School

2009-08-13 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
I have to agree. It seem that these hardware boxes that try to do 'all in one' services (Routing, NAT, Firewall, AV, Content-Filtering, Spam)... seem to fall on their face. I know of a consultant buddy of mine who implemented it, and hated every second of it. He is still cursing at it when

Re: [WISPA] Lightning 1, Bullet 0

2009-07-23 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
No lightning protection on the little guy? I imagine not since they were cheap. -IL Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: For your vicarious enjoyment of nature vs. Ubiquiti products http://www.thelar.com/gallery2/v/Wireless/Miscellaneous/ Won't be doing an RMA on this unit. Matt Larsen

Re: [WISPA] http://www.ilient.com/

2009-07-12 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
As an aside, Kayako Support Suite is pretty good, used it at a few places and implemented at the last place I worked at. http://www.kayako.com/solutions/supportsuite/ http://www.kayako.com/purchasing/pricing.php Ryan Ghering wrote: I found it a week or so ago and have started to test it out in

[WISPA] NTIA Seeks Volunteers to Review Broadband Applications

2009-07-09 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Did you guys hear about this? http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/070909-ntia-seeks-volunteers-to-review.html?page=1 Some people think its scary, but I think if done with enough guidance Volunteer Reviewers could cull a lot of crap out of this program applications. -Israel

[WISPA] SNMP Counters Available from Radios

2009-07-04 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hey All, I just had a thought re: 900 Mhz across water thread. Which radio vendors(models) have SNMP support for counters like SNR, Noise, RSSI, Radio Errors etc,. Most ive found only show Linux interface statistics, rather than the radio characteristics. Or did you roll your own scripts to

Re: [WISPA] Radio Seperation

2009-06-18 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Whats your life expectancy on those polyphasers? Their website states they are good for multiple strikes, but just wondering about the durability. etc,. -Israel David Hulsebus wrote: Same here, Polyphasers. No more gas tubes. I hate getting a call that I have to climb a water tank because

Re: [WISPA] Project Management Software - Online

2009-06-15 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
I'm currently running a test project with Basecamp, been so far impressed. http://www.basecamphq.com/ -Israel Gino Villarini wrote: Anyone with a recomendation ? Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145

Re: [WISPA] Miami Vendor

2009-05-31 Thread Israel Lopez-LISTS
Hey All, Im looking for a reputable Miami 2.4Ghz/5.8Ghz ISM unlicensed vendor. Probably going to get some radios + antennas. Online would be good, but not required. -Israel WISPA Wants You! Join today!

[WISPA] Tower Climbing Safety Classes

2009-01-28 Thread Israel Lopez - Lists
Hello There, I'm looking for some basic tower climbing safety courses. I found one online, directed by ComTrain. http://comtrainusa.com/courses-available/certification-courses/basic-2-days-mainmenu-27 But I would like to see what else is out there. Anyone know of similar companies/courses