[WISPA] Wispapalooza 2013 Presentations

2013-10-24 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, If you were not able to make it to Wispapalooza this year you missed a great show. If you did thank you for making it a great show. We will be sending out a survey soon looking for your feedback. All feedback is welcome. Even though the show has been better and better

[WISPA] Prevailing Wage

2013-03-18 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We are working on several wireless and security camera proposals for municipalities in our area, Illinois. The question has been raised about Prevailing Wage and if we have to pay it. When looking into it, it looks like we do. All $44/hour to any one that works on the

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo to acquire Aperto

2010-03-31 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, But AMD was. LOL -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 11:05 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo to acquire Aperto Not all buy outs

Re: [WISPA] FCC Enforcements

2010-03-12 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, So in those areas they want no 5.2 or 5.4 at all or only in the already blocked out part of the 5.4 band? Thanks -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Brian Webster Sent: Friday, March 12, 2010 9:53

Re: [WISPA] 5.4 legal ptp radios

2010-03-11 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, As far as I know the Tranzeo TR-5A is not approved in the US. While the radio can do it physically it does not have DFS and has not been approved for use in the US. I hope I am wrong. Any have the FCC doc to show it is OK to use in the US? I have not searched the FCC

Re: [WISPA] 5.4 legal ptp radios

2010-03-11 Thread Nathan Stooke
- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nathan Stooke Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2010 1:06 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] 5.4 legal ptp radios Hello, As far as I know the Tranzeo TR-5A is not approved in the US. While

Re: [WISPA] Reminder - 477 Utility

2010-03-01 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We are going to look into it for sure. We really like the idea, but we got our form in over the weekend so we are not jumping on it. Thanks -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Cameron Crum Sent:

Re: [WISPA] US Cellular towers

2010-02-09 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, What we were told: 3 year lease 100% paid up front Licensed band only for both BH and AP 3.65 was acceptable $500/month minimum Thanks -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of

Re: [WISPA] Connected Nation

2009-12-16 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We are in the same state and chose not to give them the data either. Not only would it take us a good while to get the data they wanted we did not feel good about the setup. Until the state makes us or CN changes we will not be giving them any info. Thanks -Original

Re: [WISPA] Introducing NetCare

2009-12-09 Thread Nathan Stooke
...@wisperisp.com; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Introducing NetCare You, my friend, are an intelligent and thoughtful person. Now, please go and read the disclaimer at the bottom of the original post :) -- From: Nathan Stooke nstooke

Re: [WISPA] Introducing NetCare

2009-12-08 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Someone pitch me please. You have got to be kidding me right... So our lowest package is $39.99 a month. The max I would get is $16/month if I am lucky. Our lowest package use to be $59/month. When that was the lowest package, we had very little tech support

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-06 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, I worked on a programming project for one of the guys that started WedMD years back. He was starting another company that worked with the insurance flow of paper work. He said several times that 70% to 80% of the insurance premiums we pay go to the middle man and not to pay for

Re: [WISPA] 20 mile link

2009-12-02 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, LOL, I think the disclaimer as the bottom of the page cover this! DISCLAIMER: These results are provided with no guarantee or warranty. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of 3-dB Networks

Re: [WISPA] Lightning arrestors

2009-11-28 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Yes if it is not rated for up to 5.8ghz. You should be able to find specs on the lightning arrestor. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Michael Baird Sent: Saturday, November 28, 2009 10:01 PM To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] CPE - who buys it?

2009-11-08 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Do not sell it to them, just charge a higher setup fee. Thanks -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Sunday, November 08, 2009 2:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] CPE - who

Re: [WISPA] Keyon Communications

2009-10-20 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Top heavy? Where else would you send the $12 million. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 10:57 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Keyon

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

2009-08-27 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Right, but the problem is most WISPs do not fill out the Form 477 so what data do they have to go off. I have heard there are over 3,000 to 4,000 WISPs in the US, but only 400ish filled it out in 2008. That is what the FCC engineer said when I was speaking at the FCC. We cannot

Re: [WISPA] Dragonwave Support

2009-07-24 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We have had good success with their support. Thanks -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of can...@believewireless.net Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 7:52 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Resurrect old Microwave paths back to cheaper bandwidth?

2009-04-03 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, This is neat to see. I know a lot of the Western Union towers where taken down. At least in the Midwest, we had a WISP in our area that was taking them down for years as a side job. I wish it was easy to rent from American. We tried to get on 10 of the old ATT towers in

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Thinking out of the box ... Gigabit PTMP? Possible solution that could be done today.

2009-02-09 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, I am all for it. You have to pick the right equipment/spectrum for the right tower/area. I have at least 10 maybe more towers that have about 1000+ potential customers within about 1.5 miles of the tower. It would allow me to use the current 2.4, 5.2-5.8 on other towers for the

Re: [WISPA] Tower Builds

2009-02-02 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, I am game within about 200 miles of St Louis. Thanks -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Mike Prachar Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 5:00 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Tower Builds We

Re: [WISPA] From Today's WSJ

2009-02-02 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, I do not know about you, but I am kind of glad the US government and the BIG guys can not get it right. With the money they have wasted we should have at least had 1 mb if not 10mb to everyone in the us, man, woman and child. This is where we come in. Because the could

Re: [WISPA] Redundant / Alternate Backhauls

2009-02-02 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We use OSPF on our core too. Once you have a redundant link up and you use if for the first time you will wonder why you did not install it sooner. I am sure people have a list of stories as to when it has saved them. We like having them so we can do daytime maintenance to links

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Need recommendation for tripod or similar to weld atop water tank

2009-01-26 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Earth Magnets and a tripod. We have had a tower like that for over 4 years now. Never a problem. Thanks From: motorola-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:motorola-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of John McDowell Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 1:29 PM To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Need recommendation for tripod or similar to weld atop water tank

2009-01-26 Thread Nathan Stooke
Subject: Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Need recommendation for tripod or similar to weld atop water tank Can you provide a link for the magnets and tripod you used? On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Nathan Stooke nstooke...@wisperisp.comwrote: Hello, Earth Magnets and a tripod. We have had

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-25 Thread Nathan Stooke
RSTP? On Sat, 2009-01-24 at 20:12 -0600, Nathan Stooke wrote: We rolled out MPLS more to get VPLS. This is one of the benefits I mentioned. There are other ways to gain this benefit, however. I'm not gonna go through all the possibilities with what can be done with MPLS and show

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-25 Thread Nathan Stooke
are implementing MPLS for the VPLS Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nathan Stooke Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 11

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-24 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We rolled out MPLS more to get VPLS. While we have plans to really utilize the MPLS we really need the VPLS for our clients that needed transport across our network. On another note ATT is pushing MPLS connections to multiple sites instead of their T1 services in our area. Even

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-24 Thread Nathan Stooke
Subject: Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP? Soo.what is the most STP switches anyone has had on a single collision domain? On 1/24/09, Nathan Stooke nstooke...@wisperisp.com wrote: Hello, We rolled out MPLS more to get VPLS. While we have plans to really utilize the MPLS we really

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-24 Thread Nathan Stooke
://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/MPLSVPLS http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk436/tk428/technologies_configuration_examp le09186a0080093f23.shtml Thanks -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nathan Stooke Sent: Saturday

Re: [WISPA] Employee Tracking Program

2009-01-23 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We have also used http://www.endian.com/en/. At the time, about 8 months ago, untangle was kind of picky as to what hardware it would work with. I do not know if that is still the case. We chose to use endian and love it. We are rolling out a network wide one for our hotspots.

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-23 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, MPLS -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Paolo Di Francesco Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 9:58 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP? we are routed, but routed has

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-23 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Yes our core is running MPLS. We us Mikrotik routers so it does not coast use a huge amount. They also have anew virtual router that allows you to take 1 box and put 2 or more routers on it. We have a MPLS core router and a Edge router at each main tower on our ring. This did

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-23 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Right now 8. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Paolo Di Francesco Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 11:31 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP? just for curiosity: how

Re: [WISPA] We're being DDOS'd by DC!

2009-01-21 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, We do the same thing. Some with 1 battery and other with 4. No more generators!! We had our fun with them a few years back. Had 7 of them running our towers. Got great praise from our customers for keep them network running for 4 days in ice, but killed us filling up

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Ligowave 3.65 Experience?

2009-01-18 Thread Nathan Stooke
Hello, Yes, so far they are working great!! We have 2 links installed and another 10 planed. We like using integrated units so we do not have to mess with LMR and taping connectors. However we are not getting the distances we need with the Integrated. We are going to