I have to agree. The spectran is a turd and in no way is useful for the
purpose of detecting and identifying radio interference in the bands and
at the power levels of interest to WISPS.
Patrick Shoemaker wrote:
I bought an HF-6080 last year when I first started my company.
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Subject: RE: [WISPA] DC power suggestions
Here is my question: Do they make a device that has multiple DC power
The most recently release of canopy software includes apparently a
feature for snmp proxy, to reterive snmp values for sm's via the AP.
Does anyone know which oid's we need to poll in order to get that info?
I assume their prizm tool must do this too.
I have numerous examples of cordless phones that all claim to be
'2.4ghz' or '5.8' ghz, but in fact are 900mhz models. This is maddening
and frusterating for subs on 900mhz systems such as trango and canopy as
these interfere pretty bad with their service. This misleading labeling
Are you saying that it was you who reported them to the FCC? If so, had
you tried working it out with them first or ?
Gino Villarini wrote:
It's not clear at all if they have fully complied, the investigation was
last summer were we started seeing interference problems on the site
If you've ever been to Las Vegas, check out their monorail sometime and
I think you'll see the same problem. AP'S and Amplifiers every 300'
along the track, obviously the person(s) spec'ing it out, had no prior
experience tis' a sad, sad story
Marlon K. Schafer wrote:
I'm with you jason - the subject of bandwidth management is an important
one, and the fact is that new applications (crapplications?!) are
appearing all the time which are pushing the business model into a tight
spot. We have competing forces - on the one hand, we purchase expensive
#1) IS THE INTERNET DOWN?
A) No, but it sounds like you're having trouble...
#2) IS THE INTERNET DOWN? (I just reinstalled my computer but that
couldnt't be the problem...)
A) No, but it sounds like your computer isn't set up correctly...
#3) IS THE INTERNET DOWN? (The
An operator in my local area, covering a small area I would nevertheless
like to have, recently just upped and walked away from his operation,
leaving all cpe in place and some very confused customers who were told
to go get cable or dsl. He was very short with me in email and indicated
Off the subject, but if you are a major operator then you are most
certainly using cisco in your core, and eigrp is standard in cisco
enviroments and makes sense if it's available to you. Like 802.1q and
ISL - you could do 802.1q and interoperate, or just ISL and have the
benefits of better
Please don't get me started on imagestream... but anyways, the real
stuff that really works - cisco - doesn't come in small form factor /
extended temprature range and low power, is all I was saying. We use
linux on Soekris with our own special blend (and 6mb) of linux for
My $0.0002(US) worth - we need to begin educating our customers and
implementing fair access policies to enforce them and then we need to
content label our services so that our customers understand what they
are getting with each type of service. Peer to Peer on a pc loaded with
Sounds like I'd want to stay away from YOU for the same reason...
Brian Webster wrote:
Id' like to stay away from YDI/Proxim just
because of their attitude on the phone whenever I have dealt with them.
WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org
I just can't help but think that all these mergers and speedy, favorable
rulings and the continued sellout of competition to att is little more
than a reward for it's blatantely illegal cooperation in the warrantless
wiretapping of the internet by the nsa. ATT was broken up for some very
I just wanted to weigh in here and add that filesharing and p2p is
really a main driver of the isp business model today and we're going to
have to do something to pull this in and make it equitable for everyone.
If you think about this, what we're all doing here is paying for
At 10:30pm this evening one of our tower routers took to locking up.
This is after being replaced just few weeks ago for the same problem. It
was the same hardware and I can't tell if it's cold related or not but
it doesn't feel like it. I've now put together another replacement and
The really interesting part of this:
The attack cut off service for one woman who was waiting for an e-mail
notifying her about the availability of an organ transplant that she
required, according to prosecutors. Because of her critical status, her
provider gave her priority status and
We've recently installed the Barracuda spam firewall and it does a
very good job. Espically since there's no per-user liscensing fees, we
don't have to concern ourselves with an additional $1 here or there.
Heck, we could also just filter your entire domain thru it for you
Charles, I'm suprised!
In general I would advocate cooperation and it sounds like perhaps
there would be some options here if this does turn out to be a cell
carrier or such. We would certainly like to continue earning our
reputation as good guys - even with competitors who otherwise would
While installing a new canopy accesspoint today, in an unserved
community with no other wireless isps and little else, I discovered that
I have about a -56 avarage across the entire swath of 5750mhz thru
5845mhz... what the hell?!?!? It's a small area deployment and we had
planned on a simple
If you're speaking of the Spectran, I have one and it doesn't seem to
work too well for me. The issue for me is that there seems to be not
enough resolution to be working with the reletively low power
unliscensed systems as we do. I'm sure for paging and gsm it's great but
Mark Koskenmaki wrote:
I have a customer who called me up on Friday, saying he had trouble with his
VOIP phone, and that his service was real slow, had been slow for a few
You think his radio might be failing? I ahve no othe symptoms on channel
11 or 4 to any other clients
John Scrivner wrote:
We believe this is truly an outside offender in 2.4 GHz. I have
personally seen a carrier that is several times more power than anything
I have ever seen. I only saw it for a brief instant though. This
interference just does not last long enough to be caught. The
Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote:
Sent by one email addy, signed by someone else. Got my area code right
The link makes for a funny read.
I got a better one just the other day... a letter arrived advising us
that a new service will be available in 2007 that
In our neck of the woods we have some areas where 802.11 systems simply
do not function, period (and this is across a range of frequency bands
and equipment manufacturers). And sometimes, in some limited cases, we
will have a sub who appears to be experiencing interference that is much
Ralph Fowler wrote:
Spectran? Are you talking about the software for a PC sound card?
That's not going to do what you want, for sure!
There really isn't a cheap solution.
We have an expensive hand held unit, looks like an alien ray gun, that
does a range of 0 - 6ghz with down to 1mhz
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