Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-13 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
With solar you size it based on where you are and amount of potential sun that location would get. I agree more panels are better. There's also power consumption in any of the charging equip plus invertors if used. Also there are AGM type batteries (think that's it) which are better for solar

Re: [WISPA] OT Fax over Voip

2014-04-05 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
You don't need vlans but helps in keeping voice and data separate. but what is needed is qos. Make sure that is setup correctly. Even with vlans you should have it. Leon Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2014, at 9:03 AM, wi...@mncomm.com wrote: OK, I will. Right now its on my remote techs

Re: [WISPA] OT Fax over Voip

2014-04-05 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
What I of for faxing is use vitelitys fax service. It comes in to my email as PDF case closed. Outbound I got fax working from my machine or I send it via the Vitelity fax portal. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2014, at 6:18 PM, wi...@mncomm.com wrote: I havent got my tech to log what he

Re: [WISPA] ATT MIS Throughput

2014-03-01 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Make sure u pick a server that is close to a known peering point to get more accurate results. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 24, 2014, at 11:48 AM, Roger Howard g5inter...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I can max out my 100Mbps fiber connection by uploading 10 files simultaneously to an ATT test

Re: [WISPA] ATT MIS Throughput

2014-03-01 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Auto doesn't always work right on gig ports. Try and make sure you and ATT are set the same. Watch the interface stats and see if u have any errors etc. Mismatched interfaces are always a problem. I'd use the in net tests to give u better info. If u want to use speed test.net use Washington

[WISPA] Fwd: Service avail in Wisconsin ?

2012-12-28 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
sorry for crosspost please see below Original Message Subject:Service avail in Wisconsin ? Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2012 16:04:48 -0500 From: Leon D. Zetekoff wa4...@arrl.net To: memb...@wispa.org See below Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: *From

Re: [WISPA] What's this 900mhz Interference look like?

2012-08-31 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Depends up near Canada and certain other locations power on 450 is limited Sent from my iPhone On Aug 31, 2012, at 3:21 PM, j284...@yahoo.com wrote: 1500 watts PEP. Sent from my BlackBerry® -Original Message- From: Matt Jenkins m...@smarterbroadband.net Sender:

Re: [WISPA] Internet Speed test..are they inaccurate with wireless?

2012-08-22 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Take a look at visualware.com those tests are more accurate than speed test.net Leon Sent from my iPhone On Aug 22, 2012, at 8:26 PM, Blake Covarrubias bl...@beamspeed.com wrote: Matt, How much bandwidth on average are you seeing to your speed test servers? We're considering becoming a

Re: [WISPA] Internet Speed test..are they inaccurate with wireless?

2012-08-21 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
The visualware servers are Accurate and u can deploy them on your network as well. The Dulles,va server is located off the ashburn peering point so that's the one I always use and suggest. Leon Sent from my iPhone On Aug 21, 2012, at 3:22 PM, Bret Clark bcl...@spectraaccess.com wrote: We

Re: [WISPA] UNBT PowerBridge 10

2012-03-29 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Also ham band here Sent from my iPhone On Mar 29, 2012, at 12:53 PM, Gino Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com wrote: Actually, its for Europe market where 10 ghz us unlicensed Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. 787.273.4143 From:

Re: [WISPA] What are the must have Android apps for installers

2012-02-24 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Fing Jim Patient jpati...@linktechs.net wrote: LanDroid Lattitude ConnectBot -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Pat O'Connor Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 11:46 AM To: WISPA General List; Washington State WISP

Re: [WISPA] 3.65Ghz and HAMs

2012-01-10 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
I believe the amateur band is just below 3.5 to 3.6 I think Sent from my iPhone On Jan 10, 2012, at 12:03 PM, Jon Auer j...@tapodi.net wrote: On some online forums I have been seeing people claiming to be hams saying that they can use 3.65 Ghz as it is a ham band. Now, I thought it was for

Re: [WISPA] Cordless Phone Ring Interference

2011-12-27 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Agreed I think the call setup Is the key Leon Sent from my iPhone On Dec 27, 2011, at 9:10 PM, Gary Garrett ggarr...@nidaho.net wrote: The ringing current from the Telco to the base unit is 120 cycles per second AC. It would be more like AC hum on a sound system. I would bet the 2.4

Re: [WISPA] Cordless Phone Ring Interference

2011-12-26 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
R u running sub channels? That might work Ldz Sent from my iPhone On Dec 26, 2011, at 3:13 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: Hammer? - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com On 12/26/2011 2:10 PM, Scott Reed wrote: I have a customer

Re: [WISPA] Cordless Phone Ring Interference

2011-12-26 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
I would concur with this too Sent from my iPhone On Dec 26, 2011, at 3:29 PM, Brian Webster bwebs...@wirelessmapping.com wrote: With the price of cordless phones now days and the cost of your customer support time, I would just buy them a new phone. If you get a DECT 6.0 version you are

Re: [WISPA] Porting Number to VoIP

2011-11-09 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
The key is the rate center the NNX is in and who controls that center. You can go to VoIP.ms or vitelity.com and see if they can port. They both get their DIDs from the same carrier. Leon Sent from my iPhone On Nov 9, 2011, at 10:09 AM, Fred Goldstein fgoldst...@ionary.com wrote: At

Re: [WISPA] Porting Number to VoIP

2011-11-09 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
One other thing is for example where I live is owned by frontier. So I got a DID out of the reading, pa rate center which is toll free from the Leesport rate center I am in. So you can offer DIDs from adjoining areas preferably with a larger calling area Hth leon Sent from my iPhone On Nov

Re: [WISPA] Virtual T-1 PRI

2011-08-05 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
We use pbx in a flash distro of asterisk works well and that distro is a no-brained. Check out nerdvittles.com for great articles and pbxinaflash.com Feel free to ask away But I agree why use a PRI? U can use sip or iax trunks. More info I'd needed on what is needed. Ldz Sent from my iPhone

Re: [WISPA] FCC NPRM for Licensed Links in 7 and 13 Ghz

2011-06-08 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 6/8/2011 11:11 AM, Gino Villarini wrote: Anyone has the link for the latest news on this? Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com mailto:g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. 787.273.4143 I posted it yesterday leon - No virus found in this message. Checked by AVG -

Re: [WISPA] Very Random 5GHz Noise Problem

2011-02-07 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 2/7/2011 12:11 PM, Bret Clark wrote: That's what I'm thinking but you'd think it would be happening continuously. Yet we'll go several months without so much as a peep and then boom...we are in interference hell. Had the problem again this weekend, started Friday night, on and off all

Re: [WISPA] High Power RF close-proximity on tower question

2010-12-20 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 12/20/2010 05:56 PM, Jack Unger wrote: There is QUITE a difference between a separation distance of 20 ft and a separation distance of 100 yards. Remember the inverse-square law - RF intensity decreases as the SQUARE of the separation distance. 100 yards is 300 feet and 20 feet goes

Re: [WISPA] Flaky connection

2010-12-19 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
channel size are you using? Does the customer have a 2.4gHz wireless router? Is this pattern totally reproducible? I.e. what time does it start and what time does it stop? Leon On 12/18/2010 6:35 PM, Leon D. Zetekoff wrote: On 12/18/2010 06:28 PM, Scott Reed wrote: I have a new customer

Re: [WISPA] Flaky connection

2010-12-18 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 12/18/2010 06:28 PM, Scott Reed wrote: I have a new customer that is giving us fits. AP and CPE are both RouterOS with SR9. 11 Clients on the AP, this is the only one with problems. I checked it several times today and it was running signal strength -65 both ways and CCQ was always above

Re: [WISPA] OT Laptops....

2010-12-01 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 12/01/2010 05:27 AM, Blair Davis wrote: Tiger Direct has netbooks with winXP in the $250 range. I love mine. On 11/30/2010 10:15 PM, Rogelio wrote: bmoldas...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone have a source for new netbooks or small laptops with Win XP operating system? Looking for

Re: [WISPA] VOIP Provider

2010-11-30 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 11/29/2010 9:07 PM, Liam Cummings wrote: We are looking to start offering VOIP but are having a hard time finding a provider that offers a service at a price that we can markup and resell. Anyone know of a good VOIP provider? check out vitelity and voip.ms Leon

Re: [WISPA] VOIP Provider

2010-11-30 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 11/29/2010 10:41 PM, Mike Hammett wrote: Well right. There's 38746546574 VoIP carriers in Chicago's 358 LATA. 38746546571 of them only cover the contiguous ATT portion. Only say 3 cover the remaining ATT and Frontier portions of that LATA. Obviously all of these numbers were made up

Re: [WISPA] OT: Printer recommendations

2010-11-23 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 11/23/2010 09:01 AM, Mike Hammett wrote: I've used HP OfficeJets for most of the previous decade. I've used HP printers period for... 20 years? However, the OfficeJets continue to have paper handling and other issues. They are used far less than their service duty allows. I also

Re: [WISPA] OT: Printer recommendations

2010-11-23 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 11/23/2010 09:34 AM, Robert West wrote: Epson are very good quality, actually. I just always hated waiting for them to decide to get ready to print! They remind me of having a cat.. This one is a little noisy but the mechanism is fast. We also have a Lexmark c543DN color laser with

Re: [WISPA] Office Phones

2010-11-17 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
I use PBX in a FLASH... check out pbxinaflash.com, nerdvittles.com Leon On 11/17/2010 10:06 AM, Ryan Spott wrote: Purchase PBXtra http://pbxtra.fonality.com/products/pbxtra/ (full support, excellent system, totally plug and chug) or use http://fonality.com/trixbox/ if you don't want to pay

Re: [WISPA] OLD COMPUTER Was: UBNT AUTO Channel

2010-11-12 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
I built a big board used a Z80 and had 64kb ram; had four 8 SSSD flops on it. GOt the cabinet and flops from where I worked at the time (racal-Milgo) from stuff that was mothballed. This was circa 1980-1981. leon On 11/12/2010 11:05 AM, RickG wrote: Then I switched to using the video tape...

Re: [WISPA] Telescoping Mast

2010-11-06 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 11/05/2010 11:53 PM, Liam Cummings wrote: Anyone know of a place where I can get some sort of telescoping mast that I can tow behind me in my truck or maybe just put on my tow hitch? Oh yeah and it needs to be cheap too. I want to start using something like this for our site surveys

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

2010-10-28 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 10/28/2010 1:25 PM, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: We've been able to test to 80+ mbps to the Seattle speakeasy site. marlon check myspeed.visualware.com and go to the dulles, VA which is right off the Ashburn peering point. their speed test tool is more accurate and uses sockets. leon

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

2010-10-28 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 10/28/2010 1:50 PM, Leon D. Zetekoff wrote: On 10/28/2010 1:25 PM, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: We've been able to test to 80+ mbps to the Seattle speakeasy site. marlon check myspeed.visualware.com and go to the dulles, VA which is right off the Ashburn peering point. their speed test tool

[WISPA] Today's FCC Digest:

2010-10-20 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
ERRATUM - UNLICENSED OPERATIONS IN THE TV BROADCAST BANDS, ADDITIONAL SPECTRUM FOR UNLICENSED DEVICES BELOW 900 MHZ AND IN THE 3 GHZ BAND. Issued an Erratum correcting Second Memorandum Opinion and Order, FCC 10-174, released September 13, 2010. (Dkt No. 02-380 04-186 ). Action by: Chief,

Re: [WISPA] PtP Dish Alignment

2010-10-19 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
we sent someone out in the field with a mirror and looked for the reflections On 10/19/2010 11:28 AM, Mark Nash wrote: (sent a message a few minutes ago but through strange indicators I think it may not have sent out...sorry if it's a double-post) I'm trying to have 1 crew and not do the 2nd

Re: [WISPA] Not this again

2010-10-14 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 10/14/2010 2:33 PM, Greg Ihnen wrote: I'm sure some people will be saying oh not this discussion again but I've just got to ask. L-Com is selling FCC certified systems and they go into detail to explain that their system are available without license or special requirement because it's

Re: [WISPA] Brute Force Attack on Mikrotik Gateway

2010-10-02 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
I asked them about a Java client a long time ago and they nixed it.. Said there was a Windoze client and it could run under Wine. But I was looking at other platforms. The biggest problem with Mikrotik is their tunnelvision and unwillingness to look outside of the box IMHO Leon On 10/2/2010

Re: [WISPA] Brute Force Attack on Mikrotik Gateway

2010-10-02 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 10/02/2010 05:58 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: New laptops don't have java. Flash is one library and takes second to install. Launch speeds are of no comparison, flash is way faster. Takes a lot of time to warm up the virtual engine. I find flash a PITA. java is one download off java.com;

Re: [WISPA] 189 mile wifi link- 5.8G Ubiquiti

2010-09-23 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 09/23/2010 12:28 AM, Fred Goldstein wrote: Any hams on the list who know if the XR5 and XR3 meet Part 97 rules? I think the high-speed digital emission is legal on the 3.5 and 5.7 GHz ham bands... and these would be neat to have for VHF contests! I don't see that as a problem Leon WA4ZLW

Re: [WISPA] VOIP PHONE 10 Mhz

2010-09-23 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 09/22/2010 10:18 PM, Jeromie Reeves wrote: DECT phone in the install rig with a 10mhz radio and a ATA. or A DECT IP phone and 10 mhz radio. I have a Siemens A580IP base + handsets works fine...cuts one item out of the picture. leon On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Josh Luthman

[WISPA] From todays Daily DIgest

2010-09-15 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Released: 09/15/2010. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON BUSINESS BROADBAND MARKETPLACE. (DA No. 10-1743). (Dkt No 10-188 ). Comments Due: 10/15/2010. Reply Comments Due: 11/04/2010. WCB . Contact: Heather Hendrickson at (202) 418-7295, email: Heather hendrick...@fcc.gov

[WISPA] FIbertower et al Ex Parte met with Commissioner Bakers legal advisor

2010-09-14 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment/view?id=6016054561 WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless

[WISPA] MSTV ex parte to 04-186

2010-09-14 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view?id=7020912163 WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless

Re: [WISPA] speed test

2010-09-12 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 09/12/2010 07:29 PM, RickG wrote: OK for all your speed hungry customers that want to run speed tests to speedtest.net http://speedtest.net and dslreports.com http://dslreports.com - the question is: what do you do? I've never really had good results with off net speed tests even when

Re: [WISPA] I-80 Dark fiber

2010-08-31 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 8/31/2010 11:58 AM, Mike Hammett wrote: Some of you already know about this, but I would like to pipe up again about a buy in opportunity on some new dark fiber construction from Chicago to New York. Too much for any one WISP, but maybe those of you along the I-80 corridor (it's actually

Re: [WISPA] (DIRECTLY) Connecting two wireless with a RF cable

2010-08-30 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 08/30/2010 06:39 PM, Paolo Di Francesco wrote: well, just using the usual things for non usual situations. I was considering: if I have to do more than 100 meters ethernet what would I use? well 100m of LMR400 can be a solution in some cases (yeah I know fiber, but as I said I was

Re: [WISPA] VPN

2010-08-24 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 8/24/2010 10:09 AM, Jeremie Chism wrote: I have a customer on my network with a netgear VPN router. For some reason now the VPN drops about every hour. There is no problem with the Internet, just the VPN. The customer is setup as a 1to1 nat. I am thinking it might be a nat issue but

Re: [WISPA] Vonage

2010-08-19 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 08/19/2010 03:31 PM, Jeremie Chism wrote: Agreed. If the ata has a built in router I try to connect it in front of the customer router to take advantage of the built in qos. that won't help. you can't do QOS over the internet only within a private network leon

Re: [WISPA] Vonage

2010-08-19 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 08/19/2010 03:57 PM, Martha Huizenga wrote: Ok, so the pingtest's he did today are: ping 36 jitter 50 packet loss 1% then ping 12 jitter 2 - packet loss 2% These were done 1 minute or so apart. There were some other suggestions about putting the ATA in front of the router. Unfortunately

Re: [WISPA] Major Disaster

2010-08-18 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 8/18/2010 11:31 AM, ~NGL~ wrote: All clients Changed channels several times NGL what channel sizes? What freqs are you on for CPE and AP? Leon No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG - www.avg.com Version: 9.0.851 / Virus Database: 271.1.1/3066 - Release Date: 08/12/10

Re: [WISPA] Major Disaster

2010-08-18 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 8/18/2010 11:48 AM, ~NGL~ wrote: Quarter 5 MHZ 908/5 MHZ backhaul is on 900 too? -- From: Leon D. Zetekoffwa4...@arrl.net Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 8:39 AM To:wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Major Disaster On 8/18/2010

Re: [WISPA] Major Disaster

2010-08-18 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 8/18/2010 11:56 AM, ~NGL~ wrote: We have changed all wiring on the tower. Floor Noise is the same 90-dbm We have changed channels several times whats the data rates on the backhaul and the CPEs? *From:* Justin Wilson mailto:li...@mtin.net *Sent:* Wednesday, August 18, 2010 8:41 AM

Re: [WISPA] Major Disaster

2010-08-18 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 8/18/2010 12:00 PM, Leon D. Zetekoff wrote: On 8/18/2010 11:56 AM, ~NGL~ wrote: We have changed all wiring on the tower. Floor Noise is the same 90-dbm We have changed channels several times whats the data rates on the backhaul and the CPEs? also what are signal levels from CPEs

Re: [WISPA] Major Disaster

2010-08-18 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 8/18/2010 12:18 PM, ~NGL~ wrote: That is our next step, to remove all clients except 2 from the Mac list in the AP Access Control List *From:* Justin Wilson mailto:li...@mtin.net *Sent:* Wednesday, August 18, 2010 9:01 AM *To:* WISPA General List mailto:wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Broadband work with Indian Reservation

2010-08-13 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 08/13/2010 04:55 PM, Travis Johnson wrote: The reservation in our area put an actual ordinance in effect that bans all outdoor antennas on any structure (including their homes, sheds, garages, barns, etc.). We still do installs there (along with 2 or 3 other providers), but technically

Re: [WISPA] IPPay

2010-07-23 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 07/23/2010 03:08 PM, Robert West wrote: I tried but they insisted that I give them all of my personal information in order to sign up. We are a C Corp. My attorney has sternly told me to NOT mix anything person into the corporation so we were not able to do any my old boss just said the

Re: [WISPA] DHCP Question

2010-07-22 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 07/22/2010 08:38 PM, Scott Reed wrote: I have a customer that has a RB411R as the CPE. It is running DHCP server on the ethernet interface. They have a Belkin 3129 SOHO router that gets its address from the RB. At least once per day the router will drop its address and get a new one.

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik question

2010-07-01 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 7/1/2010 2:00 PM, Butch Evans wrote: On Thu, 2010-07-01 at 12:08 -0400, Scott Reed wrote: You do, however, need to know what is in the change logs, because you do not always know it is broken. This is my second biggest complaint about Mikrotik. Their changelogs really SUCK! The

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik routing/queing problem

2010-05-27 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 5/27/2010 10:04 AM, RickG wrote: Auto neg can cause problems. On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:51 AM, Kevin Sullivan kevin.sulli...@alyrica.net wrote: No, it's a gig link, set to auto neg. snip auto-neg definitely the problem especially if non gig on other side. Lock both sides down

Re: [WISPA] How the FCC Proposes the Regulate Broadband SURVEY

2010-05-27 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 5/27/2010 12:13 PM, Rick Harnish wrote: Done Please take the survey. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XC5DF7F There are 10 questions on two pages. You must answer all statements with Agree, Undecided or Disagree to proceed. I would have liked to have asked whether the responders are a

Re: [WISPA] Hamvention

2010-05-17 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
, Leon D. Zetekoff wa4...@backwoodswireless.net wrote: On 05/16/2010 07:08 PM, RickG wrote: I'm sorry Bob! I was slacking all night on a water tank after it took a direct hit. Picture of omni attached. Even with LP in place, it melted the cabling down to the enclosure and burned up

Re: [WISPA] Hamvention

2010-05-16 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 05/16/2010 07:08 PM, RickG wrote: I'm sorry Bob! I was slacking all night on a water tank after it took a direct hit. Picture of omni attached. Even with LP in place, it melted the cabling down to the enclosure and burned up everything in it! I got it back up running by dropping temporary

Re: [WISPA] Customer Speed Tests

2010-05-13 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 05/13/2010 05:16 PM, Carl Shivers wrote: From time to time I get customer complaints when they use various offsite speed tests. Does anyone know of good speed test software that I can set up on my network? yes go to visualware.com - it's very accurate and uses sockets instead of http for

Re: [WISPA] Customer Speed Tests

2010-05-13 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 05/13/2010 06:11 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: As much as I love Java...I don't want my installer to spend 10 minutes installing/updating/rebooting for the JRE. you dont need to reboot and most folks have java already on systems. it's a small java applet. server runs java and you can buy it for

Re: [WISPA] 5MHz Channel Drawbacks?

2010-05-09 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 05/09/2010 05:33 PM, Robert West wrote: I have an area that's developed some noise and after watching the spectrum analyzer all week I'm thinking of going to 5MHz channels there. I'm using 5GHz UBNT APs with all MIMO CPEs. I did a test with 5MHz width and was hitting 32.5mbps TX,

Re: [WISPA] ISM vs UNII

2010-04-26 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 4/27/2010 9:11 AM, Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Correct my if I'm wrong but don't HAMS have use of the lower portion of the 2.4ghz band??? And if so they are not subject to the EIRP limits and equipment certification that we are, so in theory a HAM could put up a 1000 watt transmitter and

Re: [WISPA] ISM vs UNII

2010-04-26 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 4/26/2010 9:29 AM, Leon D. Zetekoff wrote: On 4/27/2010 9:11 AM, Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Correct my if I'm wrong but don't HAMS have use of the lower portion of the 2.4ghz band??? And if so they are not subject to the EIRP limits and equipment certification that we are, so in theory a HAM

Re: [WISPA] ISM vs UNII

2010-04-26 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 4/26/2010 10:06 AM, Philip Dorr wrote: HAMs have a secondary license (Lower than Licensed, but higher than unlicensed). HAMs can use 2390MHz-2450MHz and put out a max EIRP of 1.5kW, but in that RF range (2.4GHz) that is called a microwave oven. HAMs can also use 5650MHz-5925MHz.

Re: [WISPA] ISM vs UNII

2010-04-26 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
that What goes around comes around. jack K6XS Tom Sharples wrote: For those WISPs who are licensed hams, that certainly suggests a unique way to get rid of your competitors who aren't :-) Tom S. WA6HAS - Original Message - From: Leon D. Zetekoff wa4...@arrl.net To: wireless

Re: [WISPA] Ever wonder how bad RB333/444 stacked cards interfere?

2010-04-26 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 04/26/2010 08:12 PM, Tom DeReggi wrote: Are you bridging at the AP and CPE, and does it work? Something something that was brought to my attention is that UBQT has Iperf built in at teh command line. So technically, if we used UBQT at the CPE and MT as AP, we could still do speed tests

[WISPA] Airspan consent decree

2010-04-15 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
AIRSPAN NETWORKS (ISRAEL), LTD. Adopted a Consent Decree in this proceeding. Terminated the Investigation. Action by: Chief, Spectrum Enforcement Division, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 04/14/2010 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 10-618). EB

Re: [WISPA] Airspan consent decree

2010-04-15 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Leon D. Zetekoff wa4...@arrl.net Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 11:18 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] Airspan consent decree AIRSPAN NETWORKS (ISRAEL), LTD. Adopted a Consent

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Fiasco Followup

2010-04-13 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 04/13/2010 06:50 PM, Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: Apparently my tirade about broadband mapping reached a few ears in Washington, as the NE PSC called me this afternoon to let me know that the NTIA is willing to accept shape files and is willing to relax some of the data requirements in

Re: [WISPA] WISPA TV Whitespaces Meeting with the FCC

2010-04-05 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 4/5/2010 11:02 AM, Tom DeReggi wrote: A Couple questions. First, I would agree, any Whitespace spectrum is good spectrum for us, and better than none. But, why does the FCC keep hypothetically asking us what about VHF channels 1-x the lower part of the band? I think when we met

Re: [WISPA] WISPA TV Whitespaces Meeting with the FCC

2010-04-05 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 4/5/2010 12:18 PM, Mike wrote: Leon: Innovation will be key. Yes, a 6 meter vertical is large. But, what if you bent that quarter wave into an odd shape? Think fractals, cloverleafs, and other HORIZONATL elements. Comparing what we'd HAVE to use compared to a TV Yagi is apples to

Re: [WISPA] Oh this business, tell me again why we love it?!

2010-03-29 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
on 2.4ghz omni antennas. They have been reported several times to the FCC, and nothing happens. Travis Microserv Leon D. Zetekoff wrote: On 03/27/2010 03:58 PM, Jerry Richardson wrote: Regarding the competetor, if you can prove that your competetor is intentionally

Re: [WISPA] Oh this business, tell me again why we love it?!

2010-03-28 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 03/28/2010 03:50 PM, Lakeland wrote: Last I heard there were 2 engineers in the NYC office to cover 350+ annual TV, radio station, maritime, radar, etc. inspections. Do the math. Including travel it just doesn't work and they are required to do the inspections. Add that to interference

Re: [WISPA] Oh this business, tell me again why we love it?!

2010-03-27 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 03/27/2010 03:58 PM, Jerry Richardson wrote: Regarding the competetor, if you can prove that your competetor is intentionally interfering with you, the FCC will actually get involved but it will take a long and painful paper-trail to build a strong enough case. if they are using amps,

Re: [WISPA] how to compete with $15 DSL

2010-03-14 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 03/14/2010 11:05 AM, Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Local phone company here just expanded their DSL coverage area and mailed out fliers to everyone for $15 DSL. I see no mention of it being a promotional price. One person said as long as you have it they will not raise the rate from $15. Think its

[WISPA] FCC Enforcements

2010-03-11 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Was going through recent enforcement actions and came across these: http://www.fcc.gov/eb/FieldNotices/2003/DOC-296094A1.html http://www.fcc.gov/eb/FieldNotices/2003/DOC-290776A1.html http://www.fcc.gov/eb/FieldNotices/2003/DOC-290775A1.html Make sure you are legal. You never know when a

Re: [WISPA] 3.65 BS

2010-03-09 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 3/9/2010 2:35 PM, Bob Moldashel wrote: What is the issue? Is it the cost factor?? Are they being schmucks??? What is it. The Commission Part 25.256 states that the earth station _must negotiate_ in good faith with the terrestrial licensee (thats you) to arrive at _mutually agreeable_

Re: [WISPA] omni upside down

2010-01-27 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 1/27/2010 4:06 PM, RickG wrote: Thanks! Is there any advantage for a WISP to do this? -RickG On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 4:02 PM, Eje Gustafssone...@wisp-router.com wrote: Those are more than likely cell phone sites that have those big whip antennas going up and down (believe they are

Re: [WISPA] 3.65GHz in grandfathered earth station areas

2009-12-30 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 07:33 -0800, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: I don't think you have to register your cpe. The anti competitive nature of that is very clear. Hi Marlon...I believe any fixed CPE needs to be registered. Especially in a no-fly zone (grandfather area) the incumbents want to know

Re: [WISPA] Crazy Tech Support

2009-12-23 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 15:47 -0700, Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: Mission accomplished. Customer is back on line. I have a hard time understanding how this would be a pecuniary interest situation, as neither operator was receiving money for the call and this is not a common occurrence.

Re: [WISPA] High Pings for an AP?

2009-12-11 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
On 12/11/2009 2:03 PM, Forbes Mercy wrote: Yesterday we installed a RocketM5 radio on a 120 degree antenna, since it's on a tower that shares with a powerful FM radio station we used insulated Cat5. Today the pings are terrible on that AP while it's brother AP's (2.4) and the backhauls are

Re: [WISPA] Interference Perhaps

2009-12-07 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Nick Huanca wrote: We are running into some interference type issues in a few markets with 900MHz. We've put in place some 10 and 20 MHz bandpass to filter cell and paging. The interference seems to be still bothering our AP. In these markets we have some antiquated MikroTik equipment running

Re: [WISPA] About Hulu and Netflix and youtube...increaseddata delivery is here to stay.

2009-11-14 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
The XR3 has FCC compliance. * Michael Baird wrote, On 11/14/2009 12:24 AM: Ubiquity does not have any licensed 3.65 gear for the US, they have XR3/Nano3's but they are for overseas customers. They have announced they will be coming out with 3.65/900 mhz airmax gear 2nd Quarterish next

Re: [WISPA] WISPA FCC FILING re: Section 706

2009-09-12 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
* Jack Unger wrote, On 9/12/2009 3:06 PM: On Friday (9/4) WISPA, with assistance from Rini/Coran, filed Comments in the FCC's Section 706 Notice of Inquiry. This NOI asked if Broadband was being deployed in a reasonable and timely fashion to all Americans. WISPA's reply answered No to this

Re: [WISPA] 3.65GHz Grandfathered satellite earth stations

2009-09-09 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
pat wrote: SES Americom, and they suffer from cranial rectitus. Pat...what exactly are they saying to you. It is not easy. You may have to get a 3rd party engineering firm to tdo the analysis. I dealt with COmsearch for awhile before I switched jobs. Comsearch did one or two analysis' for

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-03 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
Rick...what data rate(s) are you running on the CPE and AP? What speed is the cust supposed to get? I would use something like 6/9/12/18 data rates at both ends. The slower the data rate the more headroom you will have. Leon * RickG wrote, On 9/2/2009 8:44 PM: I've got two customers on a

Re: [WISPA] 5.8ghz PTP

2009-09-01 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
* Josh Luthman wrote, On 9/1/2009 6:31 PM: 30 megs with a 20 mhz channel is what Travis and I always see in 5ghz. Xr5 and r52(h) myself. we had almost a 30 mile path using I believe SR5s and I think it was 10 mHz channels and I think we topped it at 15m but throttled it back to cap @ 10m

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik and 3650

2009-08-20 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
* Jason Hensley wrote, On 8/20/2009 3:51 PM: I know it works, but will the FCC come crashing down on me if they find out I have these in place? FIrst you need to lite-license yourself and make sure you (your locations) are not in an exclusion zone. If so, then take 2. Otherwise, proceed and

Re: [WISPA] Direct Lightning Strikes

2009-08-07 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
* Gary Garrett wrote, On 8/7/2009 2:34 PM: Seems to me it is ethernet cable picking up EMP. I seem to lose a lot of Netgear routers lately. Seems to go right through the POE and gets the WAN port. Also Transmit side of XR2's. Always see receive side degrading after mid path lightning strikes

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo 900 Latency

2009-08-06 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
Hey guys...could it be someone overutilizing bandwidth and/or something floating around that is pulling lots of data? Leon Bret Clark wrote: We have a couple of 900MHz system, I'd hate to say it, but seems like interference to me. I've never seen a bad config cause latency to shoot up. The

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo 900 Latency

2009-08-06 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff
I agree with Josh H POL is a must on 900 3-dB Networks wrote: What does your noise floor look like? C/I? Have you tried moving from H-pol to V-pol and vice versa? Could it be self interference (which I think might be the biggest problem with 900MHz, at least the possibility of it)? What type of

Re: [WISPA] Small auto start generator

2009-08-02 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
Hi Guys...I'd steer away from inverters since they soak up a lot of power. You might want to look at some solar stuff with some of the AGM batteries Marlon mentioned in another thread. Run everything @ 24V is good that way you don't need any dc-dc converters. Leon * os10ru...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] [WISP] 900 PtP

2009-06-03 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
check out the ligowave stuffif not then probably an XR9 like mentioned below leon * Marlon K. Schafer wrote, On 6/3/2009 1:09 AM: I have a trango link that's only giving me 2 megs. Sometimes much less. The link is 2.3 or so miles. There are TWO pine trees in the way. What would you

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-19 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
* Marlon K. Schafer wrote, On 3/18/2009 10:32 PM: Thanks Leon, You;re welcome Marlon... Do you have a contact person? Harold Bledsoe he's a WISPA member vendor. Also, what ranges and speeds are people seeing with 3650? I don;t know as I'm not with Bluemont anymore and we/I were

Re: [WISPA] Managing Multiple Mikrotiks - User Control

2009-01-31 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
Scott has a good idea. Combine that with the Dude and it works nice. Another thing to do is make the management of the devices on a non-routeable. Leon * Scott Reed wrote, On 1/31/2009 11:08 AM: Radius. You can make groups in Radius that map to groups on the routers. You can then make

Re: [WISPA] Microtik Remote Weirdness

2009-01-21 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
if that helps. We can try this. Forbes -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 4:21 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Microtik Remote Weirdness

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