Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti CPEs - SuperAG

2009-09-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I run the next to latest full release, which is like build 2880 or 1.3.23b of version 3. I still have a few v2 cpe left not upgraded, somewhere in the half dozen range, probably. I have a few running the very latest release, because of it's higher throughput, but it has bugs and have

Re: [WISPA] CALEA Compliance

2007-05-01 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, April 30, 2007 7:56 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] CALEA Compliance I went to email him, but his website says he will not respond to emails from outside his district. his website

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik Hotspot Setup

2007-05-01 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
People have been saying this for quite some time. There's a lot of people who have been deploying star-os and mt based gear with the assumption that at a future date would come some minor regulatory changes that would let them certify stuff already out. The new modular transmitter rules may

Re: [WISPA] CALEA Compliance

2007-05-01 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Prior to CALEA, my plan for helping law enforcement consisted of the following... Introducing them to my upstream (they'd already know them anyway, because my netblocks belong to them) and having them use my provider's nice, secure NOC for tapping into my upstream traffic via a managed switch and

[WISPA] Ok, here's my CALEA statement, and farewell.

2007-05-01 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I hereby declare that I am NOT a facilities based provider, since I do not have any physical point on my network that can be tapped, mirrored, probed, or otherwise possible to intercept. I have no equivalent to a switched network. There you have it. We're putting my network your mouth is,

Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
with certified equipment, it is easy for an uninformed person to deploy a network that interferes with itself and with other networks. To motivate manufacturers, let them know you want to buy only certified systems from them. jack Mark Koskenmaki wrote: - Original Message - From: Jack

Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- any suggestions on your part? Felix --- Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: See comment inline, near end of post. Mark Koskenmaki wrote: - Original Message - From: George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007

Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
certification because, even with certified equipment, it is easy for an uninformed person to deploy a network that interferes with itself and with other networks. To motivate manufacturers, let them know you want to buy only certified systems from them. jack Mark Koskenmaki wrote

Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
to a way of doing this. - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 11:20 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values. Mark, Please state your question more clearly. jack Mark

Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
to ask for, much less evaluate what it means. Have a good night, jack Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Then you know and understand the value of selectivity and what clean transmitters are. There's good enough to get certified, and then there's good and better and excellent

Re: Regulators: Fickle or Not WAS: RE: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Rick Herrmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, April 30, 2007 12:20 PM Subject: Regulators: Fickle or Not WAS: RE: [WISPA] was School WiFi ,about technical values. Mark- Which is it? Quote 1: Shaky is the

Re: Regulators: Fickle or Not WAS: RE: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
they are rigid in their ways, that They don't like changing them... they resist that, because it's untidy. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Monday, April 30, 2007 3:07 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re

Re: Regulators: Fickle or Not WAS: RE: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
, and I guess now to include all regulatory agencies. The things they decide on opinion are not written down? And the things they write down are not opinion? Confused, Rick -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Monday

Re: [WISPA] CALEA Compliance

2007-04-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
John, the reason I don't buy it, is as has been said...we're days from the deadline, and we have nothing. And, further, we don't know what's being worked on. There's a whole LOT of issues. There's extraction. There's picking out what's required. There's storage, there's VPN to the LEA,

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 8:15 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page We've got a long way to go yet. No, we have 3 weeks. But here are a few things so far.

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page.... telecom services

2007-04-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 3:38 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page telecom services Mark Koskenmaki wrote: There are many other ways for law enforcement to get what

[WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 5:05 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] School WiFi / Wireless info ? Dawn DiPietro wrote: Mike, If you think you are under the radar you are sorely mistaken.

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 8:28 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values.

2007-04-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 10:05 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] was School WiFi , about technical values. See comment inline, near end of post. Wrong. Certification DOES test for out of band

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 10:05 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] WISP Peering

2007-04-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
that has hundreds of thousands of people, plus all the suburbs. It seems he is short sighted by not expanding into that market 6-8 years ago. Sixty miles is nothing... I have a single 73 mile shot that has been running 100% uptime for almost 2 years. Travis Microserv Mark Koskenmaki wrote

[WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I know you're absolutely sick of hearing about it. But here's someone who actually intends to stand up and do something about CALEA. WISPA needs to join this fight. If you want these people supporting WISPA, support them! www.wispa.org Will WISPA actively seek to defend small networks - most

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
management, and I'm just an outsider. George Mark Koskenmaki wrote: I know you're absolutely sick of hearing about it. But here's someone who actually intends to stand up and do something about CALEA. WISPA needs to join this fight. If you want these people supporting WISPA, support

Re: [WISPA] RE: [WISP] Post card marketing

2007-04-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Hey, Rick, that's cool. I plan on doing something similar, but with doorhangers this summer. College kids will be contracted to go drive around and hang these on the doors of every farm, home, whatever, that appears to be in range of an AP. We expect to get real busy :) - Original

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Why does wispa want to take an antagonistic stance towards legal high tech wiretapping? BECAUSE IT IS FREAKING WRONG, GEORGE, for the government to shift the cost of law enforcement to specific business entities for its own

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Because, like you, he can read the rules, and come to the conclusion that he simply cannot find a way to do everythign required. I can't either. You have safe harbor only if you're using an industry standard, and nobody can point us to one. Unless we have some kind pre-packaged setup, lots of

Re: [WISPA] from WISPA's home page....

2007-04-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
don't forget, you can't charge LEA for the TTP's services. You may pay that TTP for years and they never do a single thing for you. - Original Message - From: Edward H. Winters [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 9:10 PM Subject:

Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the...

2007-04-27 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 9:25 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the... John, You're being sarcastic here, right? I'd be really surprised to hear that any

Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC

2007-04-27 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I hate to say it, but it looks like the FCC is going to squander massive opportunity, and instead, settle for some money... (sigh). This nationwide broadband network for public safety is absurd. Yet another means of communication that won't be around when it's needed, because it'll be down or

Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC

2007-04-27 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
, etc... ??? - Original Message - From: Justin Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 3:58 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] Re: CALEA

2007-04-27 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Matt Liotta [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 4:03 PM Subject: [WISPA] Re: CALEA Getting the data for the LEA is just one part of compliance. What about the more practical issues?

Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC

2007-04-27 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
debacle couldn't talk to each other except through the full-duxer...which, of course, drowned. . . . J o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 6:49 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] WISP Peering

2007-04-27 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have to come to Marlon's defense a bit here.The idaho falls / pocatello area has DRAMATICALLY more people than the central washington wasteland Marlon serves. You serve the populated areas of Bonneville, Bingham and Bannock Counties, if I estimate your coverage. This approaches a quarter

Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC

2007-04-27 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I didn't read it all, just scanned a bit and read some summaries, but there's NOTHING GOOD in it for us. Not much good in it for consumers, either. Basically, the FCC is gunning for the big bucks on the spectrum auction and there's NO spectrum considered, as best I can tell, for use for small

Re: [WISPA] LEMMINGS?

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 9:10 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] LEMMINGS? [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Another two cents that may or may not be worth ANYTHING at all. Hi, Mark's sock

Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the ,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equ ipment approval

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Scott Reed [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 9:22 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equipment approval Actually, the SBC is

Re: [WISPA] CALEA Costs-Shifting Relief

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I'm a bit confused, because I thougth the FCC specifically stated that there is no longer any funds, nor are any applications under those sections accepted anymore. http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-06-56A1.pdf Relevant paragraph: 2. More generally, we herein specify

Re: [WISPA] CALEA Costs-Shifting Relief

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 11:43 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] CALEA Costs-Shifting Relief On one of the documents that I've rad that maybe is not that public, they have taken into

Re: [WISPA] LEMMINGS?

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I think Steve's point was to contrast Patrick Henry's determination with some people's attitude that resistance is futile. Frankly, I think EVERY WISP should file that they are NOT compliant and have no prospect of being. The FCC would simply be snowed under attempting to deal with HUNDREDS OR

[WISPA] Was lemmings... now What is WISPA?

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
just regulate the WISP industry out of existence. I doubt that is what your end goal is. Regards, Dawn DiPietro Mark Koskenmaki wrote: I think Steve's point was to contrast Patrick Henry's determination with some people's attitude that resistance is futile. Frankly, I think EVERY WISP

Re: [WISPA] WISP Peering

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
At one time, a local operator here in the valley tried to set this up, not with BGP and classic peering, but simple static routing to route just that ISP's clients traffic to them.Thus, traffic bound for each other went through a dedicated pipe. of course, this was simple and cheap, back

Re: [WISPA] Lemmings - suggestions

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 12:14 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lemmings - suggestions Mr. Hush, Excellent plan. What agenda item will you be working on first? SUGGESTIONS of what to do:

Re: [WISPA] LEMMINGS?

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Here, read this. it's old, but it's EFF's take on CALEA. http://www.eff.org/Privacy/Surveillance/CALEA/ If you take the time and read this through (it's HOURS) http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-06-56A1.pdf You'll notice that the FCC readily admits it cannot resolve the

Re: [WISPA] LEMMINGS?

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Dawn DiPietro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 1:25 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] LEMMINGS? Mark, So this means you thumb your nose at the FCC when they put regulations into place? No, it means I thumb

Re: [WISPA] Was lemmings... now What is WISPA?

2007-04-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
by anything to come from WISPA nor anyone else I've seen, and we have 3 weeks to somehow bridge this gulf, educate everyone, and try some give and take with the regulators. In other words... Regards, Dawn DiPietro Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Wow. I guess the title really is right. When I

Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the ,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equ ipment approval

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I read that just about all the way through. It appears we can now certify a mini-pci radio with some specific gain antennas, and use it in any control board. There seems to be some requirement that we demonstrate the software can't or doesn't cause the module to operate outside of certified

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 9:17 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz John, Regarding your comment: Enabling thousands of new bustling and growing entrepreneurs to

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 10:34 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz Before I start sounding like Mark, I need to state that I believe government plays an important

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Rick Harnish [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:15 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz Jack, I do however agree that our elected officials do not control the country anymore. The

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:50 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz Our economy has thrived IN SPITE OF GOVERNMENT for as long as our nation has existed. It has

Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the ,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equ ipment approval

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 12:21 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equipment approval Tim, I read the 2nd

Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the ,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equ ipment approval

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 1:33 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equipment approval Yes, we still need

Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the ,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equ ipment approval

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
But Jack, they don't have to. Anyone can. - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 2:03 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 2:07 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz Now exactly why some people have to say I'm promoting anarchy, or that I'm against all government,

Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the ,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equ ipment approval

2007-04-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 8:22 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Modifications of Parts 2 and 15 of the,Commission’s Rules for unlicensed devices and,equipment approval Mark, I agree with

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-23 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 7:00 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Never say never, they say.What will you do

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-23 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 4:08 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition OK, I'm in a pissy mood today so don't anyone take

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-23 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 9:03 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Law? Hell, no. It's the FCC's wishes

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-23 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
, April 23, 2007 9:31 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition On Mon, 2007-04-23 at 21:19 -0700, George Rogato wrote: David E. Smith wrote: Mark Koskenmaki wrote: You pay some property taxes, you get to use all those roads they built. . It's

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-23 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Heh... Is this an argument that taxes are a violation of the 5th Amendment? Especially the part that says ...nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation. ? That's where I derive my idea that we do not owe them any services or spending money to provide services

Re: [WISPA] 5GHz Amps

2007-04-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
accurate in describing performance? or are there additional advantages of the solid dish at equivalent gain ratings? I have only installed grid at this point, due to local high wind considerations and the cost factor. Thanks. Steve -- Mark Koskenmaki wrote: I don't know what equiopment you

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Peter, your intended meaning for the word...and what I assumed you meant, were pretty much the same. I am not offended by it, so no worries. You stated something that I was hoping you'd reveal... it goes something like this, the regulators are in pursuit of control or cooperation. I'd like to

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2007 12:50 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition Mark, As the driver of the bus I feel compelled to reply. You

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Mark, Are you a paid WISPA member? Mac Dearman -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2007 11:43 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring

[WISPA] What about equipment providers?

2007-04-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
If we're to take some of what's been published literally, all wisp equipment providers are going to be required to be CALEA compliant. This is going to lead to some serious compatibility and interoperability issues, if you ask me. HOW equipment maker A, B, and C accomplish stuff is likely going

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Of coures it's flawed. That's like saying that if anyone within zipcode x has a newly paved street in front of their home, then everyone in zip code x has the same. I don't offer service via zip code. I offer service via where my signal reaches. And, I've even made a few little

Re: [WISPA] 5GHz Amps

2007-04-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I don't know what equiopment you use... but... here's a scenario... 20 dbm radios...15 db panel on one side and a 32 db solid dish on the other. At 15 miles, you should have a -68 signal. (Araya's link calculator says this)You're WELL within the P2P eirp rules for 5.8, and at -68 you

Re: [WISPA] Interesting Call Today

2007-04-18 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I read about a couple of other people getting similar...errr..all but identical calls on an online forum somewhere, I think it was dslreports maybe? This makes like the 5th time I've seen this kind of posting, but as of yet, nobody has stated they provided any services, it was always just a

Re: [WISPA] My Hypothetical Conversation with Julius Knapp, Chief of OET

2007-02-09 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
-- Original Message -- To: WISPA General List (wireless@wispa.org) From: Patrick Leary ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) Subject: [WISPA] My Hypothetical Conversation with Julius Knapp, Chief of OET Date: 2/8/2007 12:48:20p What should I say next time I'm before people like Julie Knapp, who

[WISPA] A modest proposal

2007-02-09 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
In all this conversation... the big guys wanting stiff enforcement to protect them from the death by a thousand cuts as small guys innovate by making their own equipment, and the arguments over the government's enforcement ability or will, sort of miss the point. We need regulations that

Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly

2007-01-10 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Dawn DiPietro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 9:20 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly Mark, Many if not most RFP's today require a percentage of accounts be

Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly

2007-01-10 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 9:48 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly Mark, How does YOUR view address the real competition that towns have to attract new

Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly

2007-01-10 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
social and economic challenges of underserved communities, both rural and urban. If you would get off your own train and look around and maybe read a thing or two on this subject maybe you would understand this a little better. Regards, Dawn DiPietro Mark Koskenmaki wrote

Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly

2007-01-10 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
. Regards, Dawn DiPietro Mark Koskenmaki wrote: - Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 6:13 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly There are numerous studies

Re: [WISPA] Well, it was time to stir the pot for the new year...

2007-01-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
a workshop / storage building and manage it just fine. Scale? Well, yes. Sufficently for what I'm doing. And, whether you think so or not, for a LOT of people serving residential broadband. Matt Larsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mark Koskenmaki wrote: - Original Message - From

Re: [WISPA] Well, it was time to stir the pot for the new year...

2007-01-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Patrick, I hope you understand something... I have no animosity towards anyone... But I really do want to light a fire under people. Too many companies (even me at times) gets too stuck in the box and we forget to look beyond. From our past conversations, you should realize what a large step

Re: [WISPA] Brad B, I got your answer on the pinout for BreezeACCESS VL

2007-01-05 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
You qualify as young whippersnapper to me :) heheheheheheh +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me at mark at neofast dot net 541-969-8200 Direct commercial inquiries to purchasing at neofast dot net - Original

[WISPA] Well, it was time to stir the pot for the new year...

2007-01-05 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Patrick Leary [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 12:52 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] StarOS or Microtik with TRCPQ clients... When a market knows it must contend with fraudulent product AND that a good

[WISPA] 900 Mhz and snow and Pacwireless Yagi's.

2007-01-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have one 900 mhz ap and one client. When I first set up this client, we were decidedly NOT LOS and it goes through a few pine and fir trees. Im not sure that is only what is in the way.Possibly a bit of dirt, too.For some reason, I appear to have HUGE changes in RSSI. It appears when

Re: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2006-12-31 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
My experience as well.The mount is wayyy to flimsy. Equinox has some much heavier duty mounts which I hope to get my hands on in a week or two. They would fix that flimsy thing right up and make it quite solid. I have seen an example of one that wasn't for the grids, and they are

Re: [WISPA] StarOS or Microtik with TRCPQ clients...

2006-12-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
That router, sitting about 12 inches from my monitor, is one of the most failure prone, troublesome, annoying and horribly underperforming piles of JUNK I have ever laid eyes upon. Yeah, my HOUSE is not on my own wireless network... And at the end of a day with that router locking up more than a

Re: [WISPA] StarOS or Microtik with TRCPQ clients...

2006-12-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Patrick Leary [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 11:51 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] StarOS or Microtik with TRCPQ clients... Right guys, I accept all that may be true but even in the DSL world, customers

Re: [WISPA] StarOS or Microtik with TRCPQ clients...

2006-12-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I happen to use his software, and assemble hardware from various vendors, including him. I am scrupulously careful to be within the 2.4 and 5.8 eirp rules ( well under all limits) and don't deploy wild and crazy configs. I suppose I am illegal, but then recently I visited a consultant who had a

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
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Re: [WISPA] once again, several of the key...

2006-12-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Hopefully you understand all of those:) Part of Marlon's issue with the basic 802.11 system is talked about below, but of course, since it's there, the tuneability helps, but does not resolve the issue. I beleive Marlon's reference to CSMA / CA is two pronged. While it's true that recieved

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
HAH, yeah, I was digging rather irritatedly around the van looking for a 10 mm wrench on Monday as well... same thing. I normally do not carry metric tools out on my install rig... Early in the year, I'm going to pick up some Equinox universal mounts. Same long arm, heavy pipe... No 10 mm

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Patrick... I find the 48V power thing a HUGE problem. almost every site I have now is 12V powered... +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me at mark at neofast dot net 541-969-8200 Direct commercial inquiries to

Re: [WISPA] FCC meeting with wisps

2006-12-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc: Principal WISPA Member List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2006 6:03 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC meeting with wisps How do we get the anti 477

Re: [WISPA] DAY FROM HELL!!!

2006-12-17 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
/wxdetail/71269?from=yest_bottomnav_undeclared Mac -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2006 10:19 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] DAY FROM HELL!!! The storm here on Thursday

Re: [WISPA] salary

2006-12-17 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
While I was digging around in incorporating advice books, I ran across some commentary about this. It seems that if you attempt to claim only income from your stock (assuming your stock pays dividends to you ) which is taxed less than wages or salary, the IRS will arbitrarily consider a

Re: [WISPA] DAY FROM HELL!!!

2006-12-16 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
The storm here on Thursday night tore one of my sites down. ONE 2 foot dish and one sector, were not able to be supported by the galvanized pipe just 7 feet. The wind bent it over at 20 degrees... and then the guy wire snapped in the upwind direction, causing the whole thing to snap off...

Re: [WISPA] anyone competing with ClearWire in their market?

2006-12-15 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I heard from a customer that they have issues with distance. One of his neighbors was attempting to use their service, but it wasn't working correctly, even though it was fully LOS. As best I can tell, they're more money around here, less bandwidth, and have trouble beyond 12 miles??? Then

Re: [WISPA] Grrrr... pigtails

2006-12-15 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 11:55 AM Subject: [WISPA] G... pigtails Thanksgiving day, my

[WISPA] Grrrr... pigtails

2006-12-14 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Thanksgiving day, my son and I put up a future customer's CPE up in the woods. I mean, up in the mountains, log cabin, beyond phone and power. They have a generator, batteries, solar panels, etc. We did it because snow was predicted and already a little bit had fallen. We got it there, link

Re: [WISPA] I missed billing a customer for 15 months !

2006-12-10 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Call the guy, explain that his billing slipped through the cracks, and that he presently owes you for 15 months. Explain that you're going to charge the current charges to his credit card (no quibble on that) and then ask how he'd like to pay the rest of what's owing. I have some customer's

[WISPA] using diversity outdoors

2006-12-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
What would be the advantage (if any) to using two antennas on the client in, connected to a CM9 and running in 'diversity' mode, where both antennas point to the same AP? I have had one client that seems to have some ugly multipath issues, and rather unstable signal levels and poor stability

Re: [WISPA] using diversity outdoors

2006-12-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 08, 2006 9:00 PM Subject: [WISPA] using diversity outdoors What would be the advantage (if any) to using two antennas on the client in, connected to a CM9 and running

Re: [WISPA] Industry failings

2006-12-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Whatever happened to finding the needs of customers and fulfilling them on a sustainable and sensible basis? +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me at mark at neofast dot net 541-969-8200 Direct commercial inquiries

[WISPA] 30 miles on a VAGI???

2006-12-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
We did an install today... Started it yesterday, but had no signal, where we could see location for our AP at 11 miles. Turned out to be a bad dipole in the grid, but today, we went back, and of course, with a bad dipole we had to switch antennas... The only other antenna that was in the van

[WISPA] Effect of Snow on 900

2006-12-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I put in a customer's CPE just as the snow season started at my customer's house in the mountains. They had around 2 inches of snow on the ground, and of course, some clung to the trees. They were gone for Thanksgiving weekend, and when they got back, it was a few days before I could get back

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