Re: [WISPA] Ethernet over power lines (not the failed power company BPL trials)

2013-12-28 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
The power wiring in a building resembles a juniper bush which means that RF in the nest of wiring finds lots of antennae near a suitable wavelength that are “stubs” on the main trunks. One can imagine that the various attempts to use that wire, as tempting as it seems to electricity, is not

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
ERLite-3 3-port Router A bulge is better. Tom Sharples tsharp...@qorvus.com wrote:  If you’re lucky, a bulge is as good as a schematic. Maybe. But I wouldn't use that line until at least the third date ;-) - Original Message - From: Jonathan Schmidt mailto:jeschm...@jeschmidt.com

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-10 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
A trusted supplier also has suppliers who have suppliers. We had over a dozen Princeton monitors that all quit within 6 months of each other after 4 years. As they piled up, one of our engineer-programmers had an epiphany that it might be one common problem…looking at the stack of monitors 6’

Re: [WISPA] DISH Network Dropping Us

2013-01-04 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
They must not understand what a half-second latency is or 1 second r/t. That's not broadband that anyone I know would use. . . . j o n a t h a n Perftech, Inc. From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Blair Davis Sent: Friday, January 04, 2013 5:51

Re: [WISPA] State mapping agency access

2012-08-18 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
to the site. If you are in NJ please opt in! Jim From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Schmidt Sent: Friday, August 17, 2012 6:58 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] State mapping agency access I'm in NW San Antonio. I have Time

Re: [WISPA] State mapping agency access

2012-08-17 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I'm in NW San Antonio. I have Time Warner Cable. I also have ATT's cheapest DSL which is a phone and DSL. I don't need the phone. I use the DSL with the router which auto-backups to the DSL when the unreliable TWC fails (I'm in a semi-rural place.no curbs or sidewalks or street lights and all

Re: [WISPA] Fax VoIP solution

2012-07-17 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I run my home FAX through LinkSys/Cisco dual ATAs on the office Asterisk just fine. . . . j o n a t h a n From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Zach Mann Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 1:34 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Fax VoIP

Re: [WISPA] Poynting 19db integrated antenna polarity?

2012-07-13 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Did you ask if they were referring to the electrostatic or magnetic fields? . . . j o n a t h a n _ From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Tom Sharples Sent: Friday, July 13, 2012 6:21 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Poynting

Re: [WISPA] Preventing stupid outages

2012-03-20 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
to the dryer's ground, thus creating the imbalance needed to trip the device. The last time I read the NEC, you can string outlets off a GFCI outlet, up to a maximum of 4. After that you need another GFCI. On 3/17/2012 9:41 PM, Jonathan Schmidt wrote: GFCIs…you can’t live with them and can’t live

Re: [WISPA] Preventing stupid outages

2012-03-17 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
GFCIs…you can’t live with them and can’t live without them. A real problem is that they wear out…something that isn’t well known. Old GFCIs may pop prematurely or fail to pop. TEST THEM YEARLY! About the hair dryer in the bathtub…assuming the water is ground, I can’t imagine that exactly

Re: [WISPA] Preventing stupid outages

2012-03-17 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
: [WISPA] Preventing stupid outages Often, in homes with plastic pipes, the water in the tub is NOT grounded! On 3/17/2012 9:41 PM, Jonathan Schmidt wrote: GFCIs…you can’t live with them and can’t live without them. A real problem is that they wear out…something that isn’t well known. Old

Re: [WISPA] LMR Cables

2012-02-08 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Big weep holes invite insects. Small holes clog from goo that grows inside in the condensate. The only solution is hermetically sealed enclosures if outside. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Rod

Re: [WISPA] LMR Cables

2012-02-08 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 8:38 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] LMR Cables While logical...it is in consistent with best practices...and other successful products in the market place... Faisal On Feb 8, 2012, at 9:29 PM, Jonathan Schmidt jeschm...@jeschmidt.com wrote: Big weep holes

Re: [WISPA] LMR Cables

2012-02-08 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
and location for them.. Faisal On Feb 8, 2012, at 9:42 PM, Jonathan Schmidt jeschm...@jeschmidt.com wrote: True...I didn't say that it could be obtainable. However, every other best practices I have seen, after some years, succumbs to the rot. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message

Re: [WISPA] ATT Landline Divestiture

2011-05-19 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
.except they've got a lot invested in U-Verse. . . . j o n a t h a n _ From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Mike Hammett Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:38 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] ATT Landline Divestiture Sounds

Re: [WISPA] Zimbra Email Server

2010-12-14 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
We, too, have the complete suite and it has been absolutely wonderful . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Dylan Bouterse Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 7:27 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re:

Re: [WISPA] Zimbra Email Server

2010-12-14 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I'll have to check...many hundreds, I guess. It's the paid-for collaboration suite. You get support, too. I use the OUTLOOK Connector and it's great. Every PC I've got is always exactly like every other PC I've got...all OUTLOOK folders, sent stuff, calendar, contacts, etc. When I get a new

Re: [WISPA] Zimbra Email Server

2010-12-14 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I, as a user, can highly recommend it. If you'd like to dig deeper, I can put you in touch with our CTO who deals with them and configures it. There would appear to be nothing to crop the base to under 10s of thousands in my experience. It's a delight, however, I must tell you. The ability to

Re: [WISPA] Open Internet Filers thus far

2010-12-13 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
It's better to fill it out at Walgreen's while you get your flu shot. . . . j o n a t h a n _ From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jeremie Chism Sent: Monday, December 13, 2010 5:18 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open

Re: [WISPA] Ductch Claim that Wi-Fi is killin Trees

2010-12-03 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
What about the trees in the forests around 100KW UHF TV towers? Wouldn't somebody have noticed, by now, that all the trees in a 10 mile radius had died a few years into the '70s when the put them up? Jonathan Schmidt W8BZB _ From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun

Re: [WISPA] Ductch Claim that Wi-Fi is killin Trees

2010-12-03 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
- Original Message - From: Jonathan Schmidt mailto:jeschm...@jeschmidt.com To: 'WISPA General List' mailto:wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 03, 2010 10:46 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Ductch Claim that Wi-Fi is killin Trees What about the trees in the forests around 100KW UHF TV towers

Re: [WISPA] OT Laptops....

2010-12-01 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Go to Amazon and type XP Laptop into the search...lots, good, cheap, and reliable store. . . . J o n a t h a n Jonathan Schmidt -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 2:09

Re: [WISPA] Weird one of the month

2010-12-01 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I had a CFL that looked dead but was hot. It was knocking out all the 802.11 in the house. That was some years ago but found it by walking the house with an FM radio tuned to a weak station. It was clear when I was within a couple feet that it was the cause...when I reached up to see if it was

Re: [WISPA] [TowerTalk] Breaking all the tower climbing rulesatanamazingheight...

2010-12-01 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
...the Morse is unusual...I thought I heard the German umlaut U in the beginning (with the two dots over it) as DI DI DAH DAH which isn't Morse for anything in our alphabet. I wonder where this was made. . . . j o n a t h a n W8BZB -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Weird one of the month

2010-12-01 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Schmidt Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 4:52 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Weird one of the month I had a CFL that looked dead but was hot. It was knocking out all the 802.11

Re: [WISPA] Weird one of the month

2010-12-01 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
. We're both O L D Happens. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Schmidt Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 10:38 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Weird one of the month Thanks, Robert, as I said

Re: [WISPA] Non-Primary (backup) Internet Services

2010-11-21 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
good premium. We run wireless and dsl or fiber and dsl, drop in an 1841 with and adsl wic, apply some ospf, and you've got some internets that are pretty survivable. Ryan On Nov 21, 2010, at 12:57 PM, Jonathan Schmidt jeschm...@jeschmidt.com wrote: I pay ATT $30 for a DSL that is only used

Re: [WISPA] Non-Primary (backup) Internet Services

2010-11-21 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I pay ATT $30 for a DSL that is only used for backup. The router does auto failover to it when the RoadRunner is down (frequently with our rural poles never within 10 degrees of vertical). The total time it's active per month varies between zero and two days. I'd be willing to pay the $30

Re: [WISPA] Webcam

2010-10-26 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I've found the Mobtix has very good outside endurance and amazing dynamic range. I have them in various parts of the world without problems. Before that, I used IQeye inside looking out through windows and they have been quite good...a bit less of an image at night but auto-switch to BW if

Re: [WISPA] Changign DHCP timeout XP/WIn7

2010-08-20 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Isn't Windows IPCONFIG with its options fast and flexible enough? . . . j o n a t h a n From: Justin Wilson li...@mtin.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 1:37:37 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Changign DHCP timeout XP/WIn7 All fine and dandy but if you

Re: [WISPA] Free 19 shock mounted shipping rack.

2010-08-10 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
That link doesn't do anything. What am I missing? . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Ralph Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 10:21 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: [WISPA] Free 19 shock mounted

Re: [WISPA] Generators

2010-07-30 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I'm concerned with Diesel. My first Mercedes Diesel quit when the fuel tank turned into a blob of algae. I had never heard of anything eating that stuff but a pilot friend in the Air Force said his plane had become clogged with algae. He told me to put in a quart of high detergent 10W-40 in

Re: [WISPA] OT: Tape backup

2010-07-13 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I've got old tapes from the '80s I can't read but have recovered old MAC SCSI drives from then. Very recently, in fact. It took a table-top of connversion stuff to get real-time access to them. So, I go the drive backup route. I also take them off premesis. I expect that sometime the

Re: [WISPA] Spider takes down switch. I take down spider.

2010-05-31 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
It's the World-Wide-Web...gonna getcha every time. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Robert West Sent: Monday, May 31, 2010 3:23 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Spider takes down switch. I

Re: [WISPA] Ping list

2010-05-12 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Sometimes... -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Pat Nix Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 4:29 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Ping list Are my messages getting to the list Thanks

Re: [WISPA] -48vdc Gigabit switch

2010-03-18 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Yes. Originally the concept of an electron wasn't known and experiments in the 19th Century seemed to point to positive things moving to negitave things. I'm old enough that my early cars were positive-ground...as is all telephony still. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] -48vdc Gigabit switch

2010-03-18 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
...hence, the current reality. Thanks, . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jeremy Parr Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2010 8:19 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] -48vdc Gigabit switch On 18

Re: [WISPA] Tech support: Windows XP Blue Screen of Death

2010-02-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Can you get to Safe Mode and Command Prompt? If so, you may be able to restore to the previous configuration: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304449 Also, sometimes, you can use the restoration partition or Windows CD and get to the option to Repair rather than wholesale reload and preserve the

Re: [WISPA] Tech support: Windows XP Blue Screen of Death

2010-02-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Yes, the recovery console, direct from the CD, can do a system restore to a date before it started acting up. http://www.google.com/search?source=ighl=enrlz=q=recovery+console+syste m+restoreaq=4aqi=g10oq=recovery+c . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] Google to build ultra-fast broadband networks

2010-02-10 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I a bit curious...even with huge window sizes, the latencies would appear to be the limiting Factor to much under a gig (not to have to consider, in addition, the operating system and PC speeds). But, purpose-built movie-sucking-boxes from Akamai-type cache on the gig network...or, purpose-built

Re: [WISPA] FBI wants records kept of Web sites visited | Politicsand Law - CNET News

2010-02-08 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
The amount of data is trivial. If that's all they want, it is simple. Peeling the layers of encryption away and/or figuring out the port/protocol hiding the Web activity: that's hard. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Why the telco's will never be true competitors to us

2010-01-10 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
We're rural enough that no utility pole is within 10 degrees of vertical. Both TWC cable and ATT wires swing on those poles and whistle in the wind. I have the cheapest DSL on the cheapest wireline just as a backup (auto-failover on an old Nortel router) to RoadRunner. I complained to ATT for 8

Re: [WISPA] OT - Glad I Didn't Buy an iPhone

2010-01-07 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Wait! There's more! The Continental Airlines vertically-mounted plasma screens that show flight/gate/time in Houston were frozen showing a Windows error... not long ago. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On

Re: [WISPA] Painting Radome

2009-12-30 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Metal is fine in a microwave if it is carefully crafted to be the correct non-destructive RF length in all directions. It wasn't a special capability of the Litton Microwave Oven. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Being Rude to Customers

2009-12-22 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I had a friend who passed out and let an 8 oz. glass of a White Russian (Baileys, Kaluha, vodka) pour into the keyboard of an IBM 701 (the old butterfly keyboard). I popped it open, removed the main and CMOS batteries, and let the warm water in the kitchen sink run through it for an hour then

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-10 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Wet your fingers and grab a set of Ohm meter probes. Squeeze with all your might. Look at the Ohms. Then figure out how much current will flow with one volt. 1/5 of an Amp? Geeze. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Need a new AP

2009-11-19 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Old ones. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 5:58 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Need a new AP What devices don't do WPA in today's

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-17 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Old cat3 has a myriad of stubs...it's awful. You'll never figure out what's happening. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of jp Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 4:15 PM To: WISPA General List Subject:

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-17 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
...unless, a knowledgeable architect did a 100% home run to a wiring closet...then you have a chance. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Schmidt Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 5:41 PM

Re: [WISPA] DMCA - copyright infringement

2009-11-10 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
It's dumb. You could have 100s of folks behind a NAT. You can identify the account connection to your system but not the ID of the computer. It isn't well thought out. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On

Re: [WISPA] Metered Billing

2009-11-08 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
When browsing DSLREPORTS forums, one can see that it has become a game for some: Who can download the most in a month. With some high speed cable operator forums, you can see Terabytes++ beating terabytes+ as useless garbage is downloaded for the game. It's like leaving your water hose on to

[WISPA] Holy cow!

2009-10-22 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Dell, Microsoft Launching Broadband Net In Rural Virginia Computer Companies Join TDF Foundation, Spectrum Bridge To Debut Network Using 'White Spaces' John Eggerton -- Multichannel News, 10/21/2009 3:47:19 PM Computer companies Dell and Microsoft are scheduled to join with TDF Foundation and

Re: [WISPA] DHCP options

2009-10-09 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
that mac? -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Schmidt Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2009 6:29 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] DHCP options Yes, and there's more. If you have a subscriber re

Re: [WISPA] DHCP options

2009-10-09 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
it is. I'll be looking into this animal further. Thanks. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Schmidt Sent: Friday, October 09, 2009 9:15 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] DHCP options Sure

Re: [WISPA] DHCP options

2009-10-08 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Yes, and there's more. If you have a subscriber re-distributing the service through a Wi-Fi AP (such as an apartment manager offering free Internet to the renters from your service), you can get a lot of information to help you discover it. For example, NetStumbler (if you do a truckroll to the

Re: [WISPA] How are you handling VOIP services over WiFi?

2009-10-06 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
In my simple home case it works fine. I've got Cisco and Polycom VoIP phones around the house in places I can't get Ethernet and use Buffalo bridges and they all link back to my Asterisk which links to my office Asterisk via RoadRunner. It's been absolutely wireline quality for a couple of

Re: [WISPA] XBOX 360

2009-10-04 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
As my father told me, a poor workman blames his tools. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Mike Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 9:41 PM To: sarn...@info-ed.com; WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-25 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Here's a great historical perspective on DSLREPORTS: http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/What-Network-Neutrality-Is-REALLY-About -104631 . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Clint Ricker Sent: Friday,

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-25 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I have a Nokia E71 and tether it to my laptop via Bluetooth for always-on-everywhere. It's worked everywhere I've been including 20 countries outside the US. I get 1.35 mbps download virtually everywhere I try it in the US...Texas cities, DC, NYC, etc. Using their MediaNet, it's $10 a month for

Re: [WISPA] Router suggestions

2009-09-20 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Just pick any wireless router with a 4-port switch and just don't use the WAN RJ-45 socket. Then, go in and disable the DHCP...simple thru any of the GUIs on LinkSys/D-link/NetGear, etc. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] FCC Says Fixed Wireless Only Delivers 1 Mbps

2009-08-27 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I read a survey not long ago (sorry, can't find it) that showed that, by far, the most important factor in broadband access was always-on as opposed to interrupting your phone service, waiting a minute before you can browse, etc. This was a survey of folks who had broadband. I manage my Medicare

Re: [WISPA] FCC Says Fixed Wireless Only Delivers 1 Mbps

2009-08-27 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Jack, you're quite welcome. There are lots more examples, like renewing my ham radio license (have you checked http://www.vanityhq.com/ to see a GOOGLE MAP of all the hams in your neighborhood?...it's amazing). About the 10Mbps.it isn't a requirement at all now nor is 5Mbps even. My point is

Re: [WISPA] Apartment Buildings

2009-08-21 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
The only one that I know that does that is Perftech. Otherwise, it must be a black hole. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Friday, August 21, 2009 5:43 PM To: WISPA General List

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

2009-08-14 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
...but, so many links are IP addresses instead of host name/header, I'm curious how a DNS involvement would do anything. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Friday, August 14, 2009

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik Redirect

2009-08-12 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Redirect You're correct with the liability thing... it sucks that people sue over such petty things. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Jonathan Schmidt jeschm...@jeschmidt.com Sent: Tuesday, August 11

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik Redirect

2009-08-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
There is some potential liability in this. You don't know if friends are visiting and using the computer...or, the subscriber has an Wi-Fi w/o WAP/WEP and others are (potentially accidentally) using it. In any case, you could be slandering the subscriber by calling them deadbeats to other

Re: [WISPA] DVR experience

2009-06-02 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I've used the IQeye for several years with 5 megapixels giving me a terrific view with fine detail (like license plates 100 feet away at night). http://www.iqeye.com/megapixel-network-security-camera.html They are Web servers in addition to every other possibility you can think of. They

Re: [WISPA] Cell phone with wifi?

2009-05-27 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Nokia SIP is built-in in most of their phones and easy to configure as an Asterisk SIP extension...any smartphone version I've had for several years, at least. (Granted...the e61 and e61i demanded stronger signal strength requirements for Wi-Fi but newer versions are quite hot). . . . J o n a t h

Re: [WISPA] Cell phone with wifi?

2009-05-26 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I have had a series of Nokia phones will use Wi-Fi thru its built-in SIP client directly to my office Asterisk and have been doing that for several years. The E71 I have now is FAR superior to the earlier models in terms of Wi-Fi sensitivity. I use it in conferences overseas...Europe and Brazil

Re: [WISPA] One connection bandwidth=x / 2 commections bandwidth=2xwhy?

2009-05-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
It required 72 seconds via RoadRunner with Turbo Boost option. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Scott Carullo Sent: Monday, May 11, 2009 7:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] One

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik FCC

2009-05-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
...talk about going all over the place 1 0 ms[206.210.208.1] jschmidt-router.pt.net 2 *** timed out *** 3 11 ms [24.28.133.126] gig10-0-6.snantx6000-rtr2.satx.rr.com 4 12 ms [72.179.205.84] gig3-1-0.hstntxl3-rtr1.texas.rr.com 5 18 ms

Re: [WISPA] ccr.gov

2009-03-24 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
True, but neither resolved this morning...to anything. Those who were involved in the dialog were correct...the DNS was broken to that domain and all relative domains. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On

Re: [WISPA] ARTICLE - What's the U.S. Doing Wrong with Broadband ?

2009-03-13 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
The statistics might appear to be distorted in favor of whomever has an agenda. This country has always has an enormous percentage of immigrants, many of whom require a generation to acquire the language and economics to participate in infrastructure, the Internet notwithstanding. Consequently,

Re: [WISPA] Indoor video cameras with dvr system

2009-03-06 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
It's hard to beat Costco: http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11334480whse=BCtopnav=; browse=lang=en-USs=1 with a big hard drive and browser-viewing locally or anywhere. The whole thing, cameras, console with Web server and hard 1/4gig hard drive, etc., for $299. . . . J o n a t h a

Re: [WISPA] LinkedIn

2009-03-03 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I'm not sure that LinkedIn exposes public e-mail addresses but it does give you the option of posting your own Website which, in turn, may expose an e-mail address. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of

Re: [WISPA] OT: Twitter

2009-02-22 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Back in the days, highly active distributed offices used, as an improvement on telegraph lines, (read that Railroad stations or Associated Press offices) they had order wires where some were on audio and some on teletypes and it was like the current Nextel walkie-talkie where, if anyone talked

Re: [WISPA] OT: Twitter

2009-02-19 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I do, occasionally...sort of like a walkie-talkie. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Sam Tetherow Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 12:08 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] OT: Twitter Just

Re: [WISPA] HP/Lenovo Netbook

2009-02-06 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
After seven years, we've got nothing but Thinkpads now. A Dell overheated constantly and frequently shutdown. The Toshiba lost a drive, a power supply, and keycaps. Two HPs (new within the past year) have screen defects...stripes. The Thinkpads just keep on truckin' except for one that

Re: [WISPA] HP/Lenovo Netbook

2009-02-06 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
UNIX are condemned to reinvent it, poorly. --- Henry Spencer On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 3:45 PM, Jonathan Schmidt jeschm...@jeschmidt.comwrote: After seven years, we've got nothing but Thinkpads now. A Dell overheated constantly and frequently shutdown. The Toshiba lost a drive, a power supply

Re: [WISPA] HP/Lenovo Netbook

2009-02-06 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Those T42s are real workhorses. I can highly recommend new trackpoint rubber head replacements. A new one doesn't slip on a sweaty finger and costs about a dime on eBay if you buy them in lots of 100 (heck, give the rest away). I've got my 750, 755, two of the butterfly keyboard units - 701s,

Re: [WISPA] HP/Lenovo Netbook

2009-02-06 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
! Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 Those who don't understand UNIX are condemned to reinvent it, poorly. --- Henry Spencer On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Jonathan Schmidt jeschm...@jeschmidt.comwrote: Those T42s are real workhorses

Re: [WISPA] Hose Clamps

2009-02-04 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I have no idea of the deterioration factors in tie wraps but every one I've used outside here in Texas has popped within 2 years. Now, we are closer to the equator than Cairo and have lots of UV but some have been the supposedly-UV-immune black versions and that didn't help. Somehow they become

Re: [WISPA] From Today's WSJ

2009-02-02 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Most of the innuendos and descriptions were ill-defined making the conclusion flawed but it makes a good story yet pretty bad information. First, I'm in San Antonio and if I drive IH-10 to El Paso, I see nothing for 1,000 kilometers and I'm still in Texas. How do you compare that with the

Re: [WISPA] From Today's WSJ

2009-02-02 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Schmidt Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 2:52 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] From Today's WSJ Most of the innuendos and descriptions were ill-defined making the conclusion flawed but it makes a good story yet pretty bad information. First, I'm in San

Re: [WISPA] Does anyone recycle cable?

2009-01-01 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Unfortunately, copper has dropped to about a third of what it sold for last Spring: http://www.lme.co.uk/copper_graphs.asp . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Ehman Sent: Thursday, January 01,

Re: [WISPA] Need a power supply?

2008-11-16 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
...and don't forget to add the 24/7 sentries required (as stated on their Web site). -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2008 10:38 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Need a power

Re: [WISPA] IBM backs BPL

2008-11-15 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
) within a few feet and directly under the powerline and guess what? Give me break. Basically, except for a few viable installations still running, BPL was killed in it's infancy. Too bad. -RickG On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 1:04 AM, Jonathan Schmidt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You are correct, electric

Re: [WISPA] IBM backs BPL

2008-11-14 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
are easily fooled into thinking wishes become true because it sorta makes sense. Jonathan Schmidt WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Wimax world news?

2008-10-08 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
THE STREET.COM Baltimore's WiMax Network an Early Winner 10/08/08 - 03:43 PM EDT Gary Krakow BALTIMORE -- Forget about 3G -- that's the past. It's now time to consider 4G wireless networks, especially the kind announced here in on Wednesday. Sprint(S Quote - Cramer on S - Stock Picks) and

Re: [WISPA] Push to install Mobile Broadband on laptops

2008-10-01 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
My Lenovo had an option at purchase of either an internal 3G card (can't recall if it was ATT or Sprint) or a Turbo cache, which I chose. I presume it was a mini-PCI option. My laptops have, for years, tethered to my cell phone via bluetooth. Before 3G, it varied from a SPEEDTEST of 60K to 150K

Re: [WISPA] DSL Tariffed

2008-09-09 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Or, if they have their own mail server, wait until they've begged, over and over to the LEC, to unblock Port 25. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 11:17 PM To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments?

2008-08-10 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I have VoIP service at home with Lingo. It's about $20 a month unlimited including all of Austral-Asia and Europe. I ported my home ATT landline number to it. The nice feature they provide is simultaneous ring where you can put any other numbers in the list (via a Web GUI to their server) and

Re: [WISPA] More FCC News - Net Neutrality

2008-07-27 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
With byte cap tiers (the majority of deployment plans outside of the US, by the way) the most likely leak are the youngsters on the home computer network. The solution to leak shock is communication...well before the limit is reached if it is climbing rapidly and at, for example, 75% and 100%.

Re: [WISPA] Report: FCC to Punish Comcast Over Web Blocking

2008-07-11 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Without traffic management standards and support, our roads would be a bloodbath. Without the FCC you wouldn't have an open frequency for anything. As a Ham Radio operator for over 50 years, I appreciate the regulations that protected the nursery for some of our greatest electronic developments.

Re: [WISPA] Users Still Cling to Dialup

2008-07-05 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
My suspicion had been that the wrong question was asked in the survey. A survey that was richer in probes a couple of years ago placed Always on at the top of the list of broadband benefits. Some sub-questions revolved around the convenience of not blocking the phone but the very top of the lise

Re: [WISPA] Is anyone using the the open source Zimbra mail server?

2008-06-02 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Yes, we have for a couple of years. The Zimbra OUTLOOK connector is a Godsend for me. Wherever I send from: PDA, home PC, office PC, X300 laptop on the road...or airline club PC with Web mail, everything is always in synch. There's a Zimbra connector for OUTLOOK, my Symbian phone, etc. If I

Re: [WISPA] Question concerning IP Schema

2008-05-14 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
MAC/modem cloning is a real problem for cable Internet companies. Modern DOCSIS 1.1 and above cable modems have MD5 hashing the firmware with the MAC but somehow the clones get stolen MAC addresses and there are successful thieves. Perhaps it's downgrading the firmware to DOCSIS 1.0 where it is

Re: [WISPA] Household WiFi router? Was Re: Future

2008-04-21 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I've used the same list and when I got to Buffalo I stopped. I have installed wireless routers and bridges (especially to IQeye hi-res cameras w/multi-megapixel images) and these never had been rebooted in a year and a half...and, the connection is like a wire...no lockups, no hiccups, no strange

Re: [WISPA] Household WiFi router? Was Re: Future

2008-04-21 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
N type routers (the black one that kind of looks like the B2 Stealth Bomber). It was about the same price as the WRT54GL. But in my testing I did not see any increase in range with my laptop. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jonathan

Re: [WISPA] n00b 802.16 questions

2008-04-18 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
802.16e is the mobile version (you can be moving). Other versions require you to stay put and not move to a different cell or even a different antenna. Try Wikipedia. It's a good start: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/802.16 I'm not so sure disappointment is a good term for the current perspective

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