Re: [WISPA] CM9 Rx blocking problem?

2012-11-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
replace the gear. marlon - Original Message - From: Tom Sharples To: Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) ; WISPA General List Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2012 5:53 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] CM9 Rx blocking problem? When the problem happens, the rssi is frozen so I suspect there's

Re: [WISPA] CM9 Rx blocking problem?

2012-11-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Are you loosing connectivity to the client radios or only loosing data from them? What do your link stats show? Signal quality etc. What are your eirp levels at normally and during the events? - Original Message - From: Tom Sharples To: Wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday,

Re: [WISPA] Barron Lake MI Area Coverage?

2012-11-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Clyde, can you be of help here? marlon - Original Message - From: Jeff Broadwick jeffl...@att.net To: memb...@wispa.org; 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2012 7:41 AM Subject: [WISPA] Barron Lake MI Area Coverage? Hi All, I have a friend about a

Re: [WISPA] FW: New Broadband Public Notice has been Published

2012-10-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I think you and I are the only two wisps that didn't go! marlon - Original Message - From: Kevin Owen ko...@fsr.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2012 7:26 AM Subject: [WISPA] FW: New Broadband Public Notice has been Published I know everyone

Re: [WISPA] USF/CAF

2012-06-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
in your area and can get say an MPLS pipe to them, it would do. In some extreme cases you may need to fimd a CLEC willing to add service in your area, or create your own CLEC. Randy On 5/29/2012 10:40 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: Right. And that's why we still have to fight

Re: [WISPA] USF/CAF

2012-06-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
On 5/29/2012 9:40 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: Right. And that's why we still have to fight they current rules as proposed. We've made the statement that if any company offers un subsidized service then no one should get a tax payer funded leg up in the market. Under the current

Re: [WISPA] UC Berkeley study on WISPs

2012-06-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I took the survey and a couple of things didn't quite fit for us. On the outages. We have a lot of tower sites and 4 different upstream connections. There is always some kind of trouble somewhere on the network. But the whole network has almost never gone down and never for very long. Power

Re: [WISPA] What you can do!

2012-05-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Yeah, that would be a good carrot to get people to submit. How cool would it be to be able to let the consumer self qualify themselves (at least an educated guess) for your service? That's a similar step that Wa. is working on now. Sandborn is working with Radio Mobile to help figure out

Re: [WISPA] What you can do!

2012-05-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
For the purposes of these maps it doesn't really have to be that exact. Close, yes. But exactness isn't needed. marlon - Original Message - From: Cameron Crum To: WISPA General List Sent: Friday, May 25, 2012 10:07 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] What you can do! Accurate

Re: [WISPA] USF/CAF

2012-05-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Right. And that's why we still have to fight they current rules as proposed. We've made the statement that if any company offers un subsidized service then no one should get a tax payer funded leg up in the market. Under the current rules a SINGLE company has to provide both *facilities based

Re: [WISPA] Site Survey Method

2012-05-17 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
We've dealt with that by only doing installs when we can see both ends. We know what signal levels are expected based on distance to the AP. But one other way to handle it is to use a radio with signal lights on the back. That allows one guy to handle it. I normally just hook up an extension

Re: [WISPA] Telescoping Masts

2012-05-15 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I've used them. Wish they had a good factory mount. I just build whatever I need for whatever roof it's going on to. My math seems to suck so I've not had any luck in getting the guy wire lengths right before pushing them up. So I try to make sure I have a person on each guy point. They

Re: [WISPA] pages not loading/displaying properly

2012-05-15 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Also check the version of anti virus/firewall the customers are using. Check the customer routers. Can you change IP addresses/ranges for some customers to see if the problem goes away? What happens if you take one of your computers to the customer site to try the same site on your computer?

Re: [WISPA] It's been a ride... Some up, some down.

2012-05-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
++ From: Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 12:07 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] It's been a ride... Some up, some down. Since you are talking about me Mark I'll chime in here a bit too. As I've said before. You and I

Re: [WISPA] It's been a ride... Some up, some down.

2012-05-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Very nicely said Rick. Great job. marlon - Original Message - From: Rick Harnish To: 'WISPA General List' Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2012 7:16 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] It's been a ride... Some up, some down. Mark, Enough is enough. There is no reason that I know of

Re: [WISPA] It's been a ride... Some up, some down.

2012-05-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Since you are talking about me Mark I'll chime in here a bit too. As I've said before. You and I mostly agree. Government is, with precious few exceptions, the enemy of the people. Government and far to many that work in it are just plain evil. Or maybe arrogant but in the end that causes

Re: [WISPA] Customer Routers

2012-04-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
We use mainly Linksys units. They are a bit more expensive but we don't deal with warranty issues etc. I'll install them at hookup if the customer wants one. We've been trying the ones from Readylink but so far the jury is out on them. Sometimes they work nicely, other customers have nothing

Re: [WISPA] Customer Routers

2012-04-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
AP. You could use any brand of POE (including Moto) from 9-24VDC to power the device and then passthrough power to a client device on the roof. Thanks, Ryan McKenzie On 4/30/12 11:05 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: We use mainly Linksys units. They are a bit more

[WISPA] Fw: [TowerTalk] World's Highest Tower, MORE!

2012-03-22 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
This thing is crazy! I wonder how they get the top sections on above the cranes. marlon - Original Message - From: To: Towertalk towert...@contesting.com Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 3:26 PM Subject: [TowerTalk] World's Highest Tower, MORE! Quite interesting to those of us into

Re: [WISPA] Preventing stupid outages

2012-03-16 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Yeah. Drop the GFCI. If an inspector whines about it get his home phone and tell him he'll have to meet you at the site every time it goes down because the GFCI technology is so worthless. It won't take but 2 trips and he'll beg you to take them out! And if you think it's bad now. Just wait

Re: [WISPA] Preventing stupid outages

2012-03-16 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I like the digital loggers products a LOT better than dataprobe. Never had a DL unit start turning it's self off when it's not supposed to. I have had that with an iboot. marlon - Original Message - From: Jay DeBoer To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, March 16, 2012 6:47

[WISPA] Fw: [TowerTalk] Tower Climbing Crew

2012-03-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Anyone have a crew that can help a HAM out? marlon - Original Message - From: Kelley kshaddr...@jetup.net To: Towertalk towert...@contesting.com Sent: Monday, March 12, 2012 4:53 PM Subject: [TowerTalk] Tower Climbing Crew Hi all, As I said in an earlier message, I have a 48'

Re: [WISPA] VoIP CALEA Question

2012-03-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
You can only record what hits your network. If it's handed off to someone else they'll have to record it. marlon - Original Message - From: Matt Hoppes mhop...@indigowireless.com To: fai...@snappydsl.net; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2012 6:56 AM

Re: [WISPA] [Caleaquestions] VoIP CALEA Question

2012-03-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
not care, I just need the data. marlon - Original Message - From: J.C. Utter j...@imagestream.com To: Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) o...@odessaoffice.com Cc: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org; caleaquesti...@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2012 8:43 AM Subject: Re: [Caleaquestions

Re: [WISPA] [Caleaquestions] VoIP CALEA Question

2012-03-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
started writing the first WISPA CALEA standard. jc On 3/1/2012 11:20 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: You can only record what hits your network. If it's handed off to someone else they'll have to record it. marlon - Original Message - From: Matt Hoppesmhop

[WISPA] Fw: [Caleaquestions] VoIP CALEA Question

2012-03-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
arranges for both ends of the call to know how to connect directly to move voice data packets. On 3/1/2012 11:20 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: You can only record what hits your network. If it's handed off to someone else they'll have to record it. marlon - Original Message

Re: [WISPA] ethernet and towers with FM transmitters

2012-02-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
This problem is a bitch. We're on a station that's only 20k watts and Ethernet issues are severe. We finally had pretty good luck by moving the radios down and running high grade coax to the antennas. We also run metal shielded cat5 with the proper ends. Finally I installed ferrite beads on

Re: [WISPA] ethernet and towers with FM transmitters

2012-02-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Dexter Magnetics 847-956-1140 0431164181 Those are big enough to wrap the cat5 through 3 times. marlon - Original Message - From: Ben West To: WISPA General List Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 11:58 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] ethernet and towers with FM transmitters

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

2012-02-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I was thinking more along the lines of Mixology. Awesome program. I also use ICMPing, Droid LIght from Motorola, Quickoffice, Ping DNS, and I used to have a subnet calculator but can't find a new one. Wispmon also has a cool ap that uses GPS of your local and points you to all of your

Re: [WISPA] painting an antenna

2012-02-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Any non metalic paint should be OK. Standard painting methods for the material apply. Some antennas are plastic, some are fiberglass. Make sure you don't plug any vent holes in the bottom though! marlon - Original Message - From: Eric Roth To: WISPA General List Cc:

Re: [WISPA] transparent caching solution w/TPROXY

2012-02-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I've really missed my old Cobalt CacheRAQ. That thing was amazing. I lack the technical ability to set anything up though. If we do one I'd like it to be a transparent pass through device. Upstream in one port, customers in the other. What would it cost to set something up (I already have a

Re: [WISPA] Cabling vendors in NYC

2012-02-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Nusrat Jamal is near to you. I love the Shireen cable we've been using for the last few years. marlon - Original Message - From: Isaac Wilder isaac_li...@freenetworkmovement.org To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, February 20, 2012 3:07 PM Subject: [WISPA] Cabling vendors in NYC

Re: [WISPA] [Ubnt_users] Ubiquity Rocket M2 with Tranzeo CPE

2012-02-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I can't help with the Ubiquity issue, but your CPE situation is the same as ours. I know Mikrotik works well with them. Once you get something working well you'll love the new AP's! I do wish Tranzeo would fix the danged lockup issues on the cpe's though. Some people never have trouble,

Re: [WISPA] [Ubnt_users] Ubiquity Rocket M2 with Tranzeo CPE

2012-02-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: I can't help with the Ubiquity issue, but your CPE situation is the same as ours. I know Mikrotik works well with them. Once you get

[WISPA] Looking for service in Milwaukie Or.

2012-02-22 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Hi All, Can anyone service my sister? I'd hate to send her to the cable co or telco. thanks! marlon - Original Message - From: damee...@odessaoffice.com To: o...@odessaoffice.com Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 12:58 PM 14332 se cedar ave Milwaukie or 97267. Thanks for your

Re: [WISPA] WISP Insurance

2012-02-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
PM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: We cover our tower sites, office, work on the house etc. Costs me around $4k per year. We have a bit over 800 subs and nearly 8000 square miles of coverage. marlon - Original Message - From: Darin

Re: [WISPA] WISP Insurance

2012-02-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
We cover our tower sites, office, work on the house etc. Costs me around $4k per year. We have a bit over 800 subs and nearly 8000 square miles of coverage. marlon - Original Message - From: Darin Steffl To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 9:26 AM

Re: [WISPA] Rime Ice?

2012-02-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Pam works great. Just have her run up and sweep them off from time to time! roflol OK, just kidding. Pam cooking spray does a good job of keeping anything from building up and sticking to the antenna. marlon - Original Message - From: Bret Clark To: WISPA General List

[WISPA] fbi letter

2012-01-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Hi All, We just got our FBI letter on the screwed up DNS system. I can't get into the web site with the code they gave me. Anyone else finally get the list of infected ip addys? thanks, marlon WISPA Wants You!

Re: [WISPA] fbi letter

2012-01-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Never mind, it worked the second time I tried. marlon - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) o...@odessaoffice.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 10:47 AM Subject: [WISPA] fbi letter Hi All, We just got our FBI letter

Re: [WISPA] fbi letter

2012-01-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
- From: Matt Hoppes mhop...@indigowireless.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 10:48 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] fbi letter I have no idea what you are talking about. On 1/26/12 1:47 PM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: Hi All, We just got our FBI

[WISPA] population density map for Washington.

2012-01-05 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
This is very interesting. http://wabroadbandmapping.org/PDF/Statewide/Population_Density_2010.pdf I'm in Lincoln Co. Us and Douglas probably have the lowest population density in the entire state. I'd love to compare that to a state like Vermont or something. People like to talk about rural

Re: [WISPA] 3650 MHz permission letters?

2011-12-14 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Half of my network is in SES land. I finally gave up and am putting my effort into the FCC's new rules. The new rules will hopefully shorten the exclusion zone and will require that they negotiate in good faith. laters, marlon - Original Message - From: Rich _ To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Horizontal or Vertical

2011-12-14 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
why not just let them use your system for the scanners? Everything will work better that way. marlon - Original Message - From: Steve Barnes To: WISPA General List Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 12:47 PM Subject: [WISPA] Horizontal or Vertical I have a company that

Re: [WISPA] opinion on Yellow Jackets?

2011-12-06 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I have one. It's OK but doesn't seem to be as sensitive as my real spectrum analyzer. It's light, compact and fairly easy to use. The battery doesn't last very long (and hour or so) so if it's going to be use for very long I tend to keep the computer plugged in as much as I can. Anrytsu

Re: [WISPA] wall plate style AP

2011-11-07 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Not heard of those. I have heard of this one though. http://www.teletronics.com/hotspot.html Never used it but Teletronics has been around this industry for a VERY long time. marlon - Original Message - From: Rogelio scubac...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent:

[WISPA] FCC 5.4 gig training

2011-07-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Just wondering How many are going to join the What's legal, what's not webinar today? marlon WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cleared the Gmail account

2011-07-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Just another reason to use a real email account! I can store as much as my hard drive will allow :-) I forget what it's up to. I used to be able to burn a DVD as a backup, but that's not enough anymore. marlon - Original Message - From: Josh Luthman To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cleared the Gmail account

2011-07-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Yeah, I've kept some of those too. Back to 1999. I keep looking around to see if I can find the original guy that talked me into trying this wireless thing. I'd like to thank him, or beat him up, depending on the day. grin I do remember he talked about having Teletronics gear strung from

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

2011-07-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
I'd add to the MT column. I don't run MT boards for my main routers, I use Dell servers with MT software. 3ghz processors, many gigs of ram, as many interfaces of nearly any kind etc. Never had a lick of trouble with that system, and they basically never running over single digit processor

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cleared the Gmail account

2011-07-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
of emails. Then it runs slower than molasses in January. Or Eudora. Or Windows Mail/OE. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) o...@odessaoffice.com wrote

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cleared the Gmail account

2011-07-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
-635-9207 www.invictusnetworks.com www.invictuswireless.com From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 8:39 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT: Cleared the Gmail

Re: [WISPA] electro-comm or?????

2011-06-17 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
at Tessco has always been able to answer that type of question. Maybe try a sales person instead of support. On 6/16/2011 7:19 PM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: Anyone else miss having these guys around? Know where the guys landed? I called Tessco the other day for advice on antennas

Re: [WISPA] electro-comm or?????

2011-06-17 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
or? These places are probably tired of people calling and getting free advise and support and then having people buy elsewhere. Buy it and try it. That's my motto. Travis On 6/16/2011 5:19 PM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: Anyone else miss having these guys around? Know where the guys landed

[WISPA] electro-comm or?????

2011-06-16 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Anyone else miss having these guys around? Know where the guys landed? I called Tessco the other day for advice on antennas for an application. They wanted to charge me for help in picking out a product that I intended to purchase from them! ug It would be great to be able to talk to Mark,

Re: [WISPA] USF comment deadline is near

2011-04-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Blush. Thanks for the kind words Fred! It's really important for everyone else to file too! This is a very big deal and the FCC needs to hear from us! marlon - Original Message - From: Fred Goldstein fgoldst...@ionary.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, April

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Usage Caps Examples?

2011-04-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Thanks Cameron, Back in 1999 when I first designed my billing plan I was literally laughed at. Everyone knew that you sold speed, not capacity. But tell me where else, anywhere, we pay for all you can eat, all of the time? You don't buy your electricity by the voltage, you buy it by the

Re: [WISPA] WISPA Member's Maps Updated

2011-04-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Mine looks good. I can't wait till we get coverage maps to go with them! There's a bit hole in the middle of Wa. that is actually very well covered :-). marlon - Original Message - From: Rick Harnish To: memb...@wispa.org ; 'WISPA General List' Sent: Friday, April 22, 2011

[WISPA] USF comment deadline is near

2011-04-22 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Hi All, I finally got my USF comments filed in the right spots (I hope, things are different than the last time I filed directly :-). Your comments will apply to multiple FCC documents. Here's the list: WC Docket No. 10-90 GN Docket No. 09-51 WC Docket No. 07-135 WC Docket No. 05-337 CC Docket

Re: [WISPA] USF comment deadline is near

2011-04-22 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
below to check on the status of your filing: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment/confirm?confirmation=2011422924356 For any problems please contact the Help Desk at 202-418-0193. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) o...@odessaoffice.com To: memb...@wispa.org Cc

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Caps in the News

2011-03-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
H. Who would have thought this would ever happen? roflol Maybe those of us that set usage limits back in 2000? whoo hooo I am SOO good at this business! marlon - Original Message - From: Matt lm7...@gmail.com To: WUG us...@wug.cc; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent:

[WISPA] USF stuff, comments due April 1st.

2011-03-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Hi All, I've been reading the USF proceeding that the FCC is working on. It's LONG and boring. I've pretty much given up though. I'm disheartened and disgusted. In the proceeding they give example after example of the abuse that's taking place within USF and it's cousin programs. Yet the

Re: [WISPA] Calea Compliance

2011-03-08 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Re: [WISPA] Calea ComplianceRight. There are documents that WISPA has created to help with this. http://www.wispa.org/?page_id=2022 We also have an implementation guide but the board has not determined how that's to be distributed. We can certainly get a copy to you if you are a member.

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

2011-03-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181)
Holy smokes! How can you follow ANYTHING on that page? I got dizzy just looking at it. Never did find that sarcasm emoticon thingy. marlon - Original Message - From: David E. Smith To: WISPA General List Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 9:06 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FW:

Re: [WISPA] Cat5 ferrite beads

2009-02-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi Apryl, Where did we get those Ferrite beads? thanks, Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! o...@odessaoffice.com www.odessaoffice.com/wireless

Re: [WISPA] Data retention and right to privacy - etc..

2009-02-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Now that's some very scary stuff! Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! o...@odessaoffice.com www.odessaoffice.com/wireless www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original

[WISPA] CPNI filing. Do you have any VoIP?

2009-02-17 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi All, I've verified, as accurately as I can, that anyone that's billing for VoIP services has to deal with this. Here is some information that I got from the FCC. This document contains a 1-page template for the annual CPNI certification:

[WISPA] Great article on Brian's map

2009-02-17 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
http://www.isp-planet.com/fixed_wireless/politics/2009/wireless+map+form+477.html I especially liked the Verizon YouTube bit. Very funny and probably oh so true! Great write-up by Alex! Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
-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 Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: I just picked up an '04 GMC Envoy XL

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Sadly I have the inline 6 (nice smooth motor) and it's far too gutless for that! grin Probably a good thing for me though. This is what happens when I have a rig that will turn the tires http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IABYPB9Yqc grin Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)

Re: [WISPA] Letter to my senators

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
business owner... Patrick Leary Aperto Networks 813.426.4230 mobile -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 7:38 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Cc: w...@part-15

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
! 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 Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 o...@odessaoffice.com wrote

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISPA Members] Broadband Stimulus Package -ContactyourCongressmen

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
. It would have been enough to restart a whole new economoy. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 o...@odessaoffice.com To: wireless@wispa.org Cc: w...@part-15.org; isp-wirel...@isp-wireless.com

[WISPA] yucky backhaul, need ideas

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi All, I have a 9 mile link that I need to put in for a new tower site. No problem with the 9 miles. However, the link will have 100% fresnel encroachment AND a tree in the way. We'll have to be low to the ground (though I can see the other end right now). One end will *JUST* clear the top

Re: [WISPA] yucky backhaul, need ideas

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 9:58 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] yucky backhaul, need ideas Hi All, I have a 9 mile link that I need to put in for a new tower site. No problem with the 9 miles. However, the link

[WISPA] circular polarity was -- Re: yucky backhaul, need ideas

2009-02-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
will help with the Fresnel problem. It's polarity reverses when reflected, so the Fresnel reflection won't degrade your signal as abruptly. I've never had to do this, though. Jason Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: Hi All, I have a 9 mile link that I need to put in for a new tower

Re: [WISPA] propane generators?

2009-02-06 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I thought about that. Not having one already (other than portable gas units) I was really thinking about diesel rather than propane. It'll probably cost more money, but how do you lug a reasonably sized propane tank up the hill when you can't drive to the site etc.? By using heating oil any

[WISPA] Fw: [FCC Committee] [WISPA Members] Lobbying Donations, list of vendors donating?

2009-02-06 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
This can't possibly be true can it? Where are our vendors??? big grin Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! o...@odessaoffice.com

Re: [WISPA] National WISP Map Graphic - Over half a million squaremiles covered!

2009-02-04 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
The problem is that most of that empty space isn't really empty How to get the people there onto this list And I REALLY want to know how many homes are passed by those circles! Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-04 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I just picked up an '04 GMC Envoy XL. It's the one with the 3rd seat. I'm only getting 16 to 17 mpg with it but it's cheap to insure and is totally loaded. It was just over $13k for a 50,000 mile rig with no real flaws. I did end up having to replace the radiator already, but that didn't

[WISPA] Fw: [WISPA Members] Broadband Stimulus Package - Contact yourCongressmen

2009-02-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
My congressman (actually woman) voted no on the stimulus package. I've known her for years so I felt OK being more personal than I normally would. I thought it important to tell her that I LIKED her vote. Info on how to contact your representatives is listed below Hi Cathy, I just

[WISPA] Letter to my senators

2009-02-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi All, Here is the letter that I sent to my senators this am: Dear Senator Cantwell, Please vote no on the stimulus bill. As written this bill seems set to mainly put pork barrel money into the hands of the large companies who's misuse of investment funds clearly led to the

Re: [WISPA] National WISP Map Graphic - Over half a million squaremiles covered!

2009-02-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
So much for wisps only being in rural areas! Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! o...@odessaoffice.com www.odessaoffice.com/wireless www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Free Coverage maps? --- An idea

2009-01-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
That works for me... Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! o...@odessaoffice.com www.odessaoffice.com/wireless

Re: [WISPA] OMG...

2009-01-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I'll be personally lobbying AGAINST the porkbarrle bill. Giving more money to the liars, cheats, and thieves that trashed consumer (stock market investors and purchasers) confidence in the first place isn't going to help anyone. In fact it's likely to make people hold on to their money even

Re: [WISPA] OMG...

2009-01-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Yeah, in a cold house on an old worn out mattress. While your competitors eat caviar and stay warm with $500/hour hookers. It's not free money Mark. But our kids are somehow going to have to pay it back someday. Are you going to leave them in poverty when that happens? Or are you going to

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion

2009-01-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I have some on the network. So far I like my Alvarion gear. It's over prices but it's also rock solid. Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! o...@odessaoffice.com

Re: [WISPA] OT: UPS Connector

2009-01-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Open it up and solder on a new connector Maybe one like this:

Re: [WISPA] Bad install days

2009-01-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
We use mainly indoor cat 5. When the temp drops much below 20* the insulation gets pretty hard. It'll more around quite a bit but a sharp bend will sometimes cause it to break. When it's too windy I worry about the ladder getting blown over (that's happened more than once). If it's foggy

[WISPA] Who's going??? was -- Fw: Hutton Communications Expo, Denver!

2008-12-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I have my tickets and room booked. Who else is going? Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! o...@odessaoffice.com

Re: [WISPA] tranzeo's web site?

2008-12-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
As it was explained to me, the problem was the exact opposite of what you've stated. Tranzeo did something that's NON standards based and MT finally created a work around. Who knows... Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)

Re: [WISPA] Calea compliance contractors

2008-11-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi Chris, Butch would be a good place to start. I've also cc'd the rest of the WISPA calea team. Maybe there are people on there that do things I don't know about. laters, Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-19 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
They did state that they plan to take another look at this band in 5 years. Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.odessaoffice.com/wireless

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-19 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I disagree. It might be quite a while before we can use them. But I think that there will be a technological solution if it looks like they will allow it. Heck, they've already said that OOB has to be 55dB BELOW the interference level for adjacent channel use. I forget what that

[WISPA] DTV transition

2008-11-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I do hope all of you are ready for the new DTV channels! Just got this today and thought I'd pass it along. For Immediate Release Are you ready for Digital TV? Starting in February, 2009, analog TV signals will no longer be available in many areas. To ensure continued enjoyment of your

Re: [WISPA] OT: For the phone guys.

2008-10-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Check with your state PUC. Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)WISP Operator since 1999! [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.odessaoffice.com/wireless www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original Message

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Cool. Any of them able to work with a small WISP that has a HUGE coverage zone? Much of which is too expensive to get to at this time Feel free to have a couple call me if they think there is a way to make this fly. I might not like the programs but I'm no fool either :-) Marlon (509)

Re: [WISPA] deliberant/ligowave

2008-10-07 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
LOL We'll see. None of this is mission critical. But I promised feedback so there it is! On the one hand I love playing with new gear. Figuring things out etc. On the other hand, I've got too many customers out there now. I need gear that just works, intuitively, right out of the box.

Re: [WISPA] deliberant/ligowave

2008-10-07 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Cool. I've seen this happen over and over. Anyone remember how great Teletronics was back in the early days? Then there was SmartBridges, no Tranzeo. We're about due for a new company that's more focused on keeping us running well. (speaking of the Tranzeo/MT issues.) Stirring the pot,

Re: [WISPA] deliberant/ligowave

2008-10-07 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
So far the unit has been connected for 16 hours. The Tranzeos have made it for a whole 19 hours! We'll see if the Deliberant makes it past the point that the Tranzeo's all drop off. laters, Marlon (509) 982-2181 (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)

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