[WISPA] Need Coverage Help ... PA

2007-03-28 Thread Rick Smith
Anyone cover this location and want to split a customer with me ? 12 Kent Road Aston, PA 19014 I imagine there's a tower on-site...it's a TV station. Let me know asap. R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

RE: [WISPA] Need Coverage Help ... PA

2007-03-28 Thread Rick Smith
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 1:49 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Cc: 'Principal WISPA Member List' Subject: [WISPA] Need Coverage Help ... PA Anyone cover this location and want to split a customer with me ? 12 Kent Road Aston, PA 19014 I imagine there's

RE: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-27 Thread Rick Smith
fyi, we just switched over a fios customer onto our trango 900 mhz system. they were so pissed at the up/down constant thrashing of their high speed fios service... quite happy with us now :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson

RE: [WISPA] Intel Announces Tremendous Breakthrough

2007-03-27 Thread Rick Smith
yeah, I was reading this article, and I believe it to be FUD. They were bragging about the ability to backhaul wirelessly between towers...whoopee... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jack Unger Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 7:03 PM To:

RE: [WISPA] FCC Launches Inquiry Into Broadband Market Practices

2007-03-22 Thread Rick Smith
first impression, is that the FCC's looking to set prices. nondiscrimination pops up a lot... blegh! You mean Al Gore didn't invent all this ? /faint/ -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jack Unger Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 5:04

RE: [WISPA] NextLink in Phoenix

2007-03-20 Thread Rick Smith
what hardware ? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 6:52 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] NextLink in Phoenix XO Communications today launched broadband wireless services in Phoenix, bringing

[WISPA] FW: [WISP] cost per customer and new toys

2007-03-19 Thread Rick Smith
Can we dupe this conversation over here ? I'm going to be performing much the same calc today. I'll fill ya'll in. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 12:19 AM Subject: [WISP] cost per customer and new toys

RE: [WISPA] Moisture Ingress

2007-03-16 Thread Rick Smith
Scotch Super 33 tape over the connectors, right close as you can get to the antenna, all the way down the lmr past where the rubber joint is - then mastic over that - then 33 again over the mastic. This is called a courtesy wrap, cause if you ever have to open it back up, you slice down to the

RE: [WISPA] Moisture Ingress

2007-03-16 Thread Rick Smith
they seal the heck out of things and it is really bizarre to me how any water is getting in there but it is. If they have questions about your process they may be contacting you directly. Many thanks, Scriv Rick Smith wrote: Scotch Super 33 tape over the connectors, right close as you can get

RE: [WISPA] Moisture Ingress

2007-03-16 Thread Rick Smith
not if you squeeze the mastic up over the nut close to the antenna N connector, and over the ends of the tape near the heat wrap...then it's sealing off the courtesy wrap inside... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Friday,

[WISPA] Calea - what will we need to provide ?

2007-03-12 Thread Rick Smith
Is there anywhere online that actually states WHAT we will need to provide ? I.e. data format, etc. - It was my impression that this was still under discussion at the FBI... -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

[WISPA] Strange Symptoms

2007-03-12 Thread Rick Smith
I have a system - Mikrotik 5.8 in on SR5 / 2.4 out on SR2 with currently one customer on it. He's seeing occasional REALLY high latency through his device (High Gain Antennas 8186hp @ 100' away from the POP) - like 900 - 5000 ms pings and some time-outs. I'm on what Mikrotik is telling me is a

RE: [WISPA] Strange Symptoms

2007-03-12 Thread Rick Smith
Unger Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 1:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Strange Symptoms History? Did it ever work? Distance? 100' from the POP? The signals are too hot. jack Rick Smith wrote: I have a system - Mikrotik 5.8 in on SR5 / 2.4 out on SR2 with currently one

RE: [WISPA] Strange Symptoms

2007-03-12 Thread Rick Smith
of behavior in a high noise environment. Does it persist through all channels? Sam Tetherow Sandhills Wireless Rick Smith wrote: yeah, 100' away from the pop. across the street (dead side street, antenna way up above car level) This is the first week we had this customer connected

RE: [WISPA] Calea - what will we need to provide ?

2007-03-12 Thread Rick Smith
u got it. Verizons of the world are out there saying $100k for a way to stop terrorism ? NO PROBLEM! Those little guys must be sucked up and put out of business, so we can prevent another 9/11 argh what a crock of $**7! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] walmart rfid

2007-03-11 Thread Rick Smith
no, 900 mhz rfid would be 20mhz bands. They MUST be exceeding EIRP, tho, because I've never seen problems with rfid at close ranges like that, and not having good reads with normal, or even less than normal power. Problem is, rfid is 100% tx/rx 100% of the time. How far away is this from you ?

RE: [WISPA] walmart rfid

2007-03-11 Thread Rick Smith
you try and resolve this via attorneys, etc. My customers would be SCREAMING after the first hour of downtime. The fastest solution is to switch to h-pol and start changing customers. Travis Microserv Rick Smith wrote: no, 900 mhz rfid would be 20mhz bands. They MUST be exceeding EIRP, tho

RE: [WISPA] Walmart

2007-03-11 Thread Rick Smith
yeah? Wait'll 700 mhz is unlicensed. Talk about the perfect rfid spectrum. fUn -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2007 9:22 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Walmart When we were in DC a

RE: [WISPA] walmart rfid

2007-03-11 Thread Rick Smith
think this'll be true @ my local wal mart too ? I'm about 1000 feet from one. Just do a 900 mhz survey in their parking lot ? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of rwf Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2007 7:00 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE:

[WISPA] How many WISPs ?

2007-03-10 Thread Rick Smith
1) How many are there total - anyone know ? 2) How many are registered here and listening 3) How many are members of WISPA ? 4) How do we start calling other WISPS and get them to join WISPA ? 3,000 x $270 / year = lobbying $$$. 100 x 270 / year = joke. -- WISPA Wireless List:

RE: [WISPA] NorthWest PA / SouthEast PA - Service Needed

2007-03-10 Thread Rick Smith
heh. My closest tower is 282 miles from there. LOL -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of JohnnyO Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2007 10:14 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] NorthWest PA / SouthEast PA - Service Needed How far away

[WISPA] RE: [isp-wireless] More CALEA deadlines. Monday March 12th

2007-03-08 Thread Rick Smith
well, it's been awesome for us. We've already sold a couple of hotspot management packages locally just based on the fear that the FBI will come knocking. I'm really hoping that CALEA requirements settle down to allowing tcpdump / ethereal captures... This is what WISPA should be lobbying for

[WISPA] RE: [isp-wireless] More CALEA deadlines. Monday March 12th

2007-03-08 Thread Rick Smith
: Re: [isp-wireless] More CALEA deadlines. Monday March 12th Rick Smith wrote: well, it's been awesome for us. We've already sold a couple of hotspot management packages locally just based on the fear that the FBI will come knocking. There is a good group going back to DC the 2nd I believe

RE: [WISPA] 900 mhz BPF

2007-03-06 Thread Rick Smith
this ? http://www.ubnt.com/cf.php4 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2007 7:10 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] 900 mhz BPF A little while back someone posted a source for 900 mhz BPF

RE: [WISPA] Justice Department Takes Aim at Image-Sharing Sites

2007-03-06 Thread Rick Smith
yeah interesting quote... Only universities and libraries would be excluded, one participant said. There's a PR concern with including the libraries, so we're not going to include them, the participant quoted the Justice Department as saying. We know we're going to get a pushback, so we're not

[WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ?

2007-02-28 Thread Rick Smith
Wonder what kinda bandwidth this will eat up. http://www.apple.com/appletv/ -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

RE: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ?

2007-02-28 Thread Rick Smith
...yet... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 8:22 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ? At least their not trying to stream the content. -RickG On 2/28/07, Rick

RE: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ?

2007-02-28 Thread Rick Smith
the typically lower upstream cap). Rich - Original Message - From: David E. Smith To: WISPA General List Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 7:36 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ? Rick Smith wrote: Wonder what kinda bandwidth this will eat up. http

RE: [WISPA] STOOPID linksys / netgear / etc

2007-02-28 Thread Rick Smith
if they wanted to share the network but only with people who could figure that out? =-) On 2/28/07, David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rick Smith wrote: Can't vendors make it so that whatever you use as the securing KEY can't be contained in the hostname, essid or anywhere else ? Common

[WISPA] STOOPID linksys / netgear / etc

2007-02-27 Thread Rick Smith
happened to open my laptop in town to work on a hotspot of mine today. Say an interesting essid... f6a13. and it was locked down. Well, I noticed that it was 10 digits, and when I signed on to it and happened to type that into the WEP KEY area as well, it WAS THE WEP KEY to use to sign onto

RE: [WISPA] Is it enough ?

2007-02-25 Thread Rick Smith
be backed up with individual filings. Even if it's just to say that you agree. What I wish is that more people knew the issue better so that they could file on their own in their own words. laters, marlon - Original Message - From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General

RE: [WISPA] Is it enough ?

2007-02-25 Thread Rick Smith
(like NAF, MAP, Cisco, Intel, ieee, etc.). If you'd like to join the fcc committee. grin marlon - Original Message - From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2007 4:10 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Is it enough ? maybe WISPA

[WISPA] Is it enough ?

2007-02-24 Thread Rick Smith
Other people in 04-186 are posting fully written positions. Other WISPs are just filing I agree with WISPA... comments. I don't think that's enough! I think, AT THE WORST, that you should cut and paste WISPA's filing if that's what you agree with. At the LEAST fully state your position! We

RE: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

2007-02-20 Thread Rick Smith
meet and then actually started seeing some profits at some point. Advertising is a mystery. Its like certain wireless gear. It might work in some areas but not others. Are you in a rural area? Superior Wireless New Orleans,La. www.superior1.com - Original Message - From: Rick Smith [EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

2007-02-20 Thread Rick Smith
actually, I've been told the opposite. Buyers of your company want as close to zero liability as possible. Especially when they will probably come in and replace your gear with theirs. If the two seem to match, you only win bigger... Loans / Leases / Credit Lines are BAD in the eyes of a

RE: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

2007-02-20 Thread Rick Smith
Telcos. They're going to get what they want @ the FCC, which is to put the little guys out of business. It'll just be a matter of time and money, and we don't have much of either. Of course, wasn't it Marlon that said that that's what people said about us 5 yrs ago and here we are, still, today

RE: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

2007-02-20 Thread Rick Smith
Of George Rogato Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 7:06 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year... Rick Smith wrote: actually, I've been told the opposite. Buyers of your company want as close to zero liability as possible. Especially when

RE: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

2007-02-20 Thread Rick Smith
bring in new money and new people my feeling is you stand a chance you'll just end up with more of the same. Trying to meet too many expectations is not a good thing and ruins your focus. Lonnie On 2/20/07, Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yep, rural NJ. Northern. ALL hills, ALL trees. Doin

RE: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

2007-02-20 Thread Rick Smith
Same direction I'm headed, but the big catch is debt free -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 1:35 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

RE: [WISPA] No, Patrick, it's not about the stickers...

2007-02-19 Thread Rick Smith
This could be the same path as the arguments for and against Open Source are taking these days. In the end, Open Source is winning... However, I see a bad apples component to Mark's argument. If the rules are to allow us to mix / match any individually certified components into a whole new

[WISPA] Getting the sticker.

2007-02-19 Thread Rick Smith
Anyone understand the full process of getting something certified at the FCC ? I.e. I'd like to send in an RB112 with SR9, pigtail, LMR jumper, and Pac Wireless Yagi to get certified as a combination. And, every other combination I use. As I understand the rules, that would allow me to

RE: using equipment from overseas companies Re: [WISPA] FollowingtheFCC rules ?????

2007-02-19 Thread Rick Smith
thanks patrick -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick Leary Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 11:24 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: using equipment from overseas companies Re: [WISPA] FollowingtheFCC rules ? Mario, Most of

[WISPA] For those in business just about a year...

2007-02-19 Thread Rick Smith
Couple questions for you: 1) How did you get funding ? 2) How many customers are you up to so far ? 3) How many installations per month / week / day ? 4) How did they find you ? Advertising methods... I'm in the middle of rebuilding my company from the disaster it's been in because of a

RE: [WISPA] cost effective reliable 5.8G cpe suggestions?

2007-02-18 Thread Rick Smith
Ubiquiti Ls5 is stickered isn't it ? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sam Tetherow Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2007 12:37 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] cost effective reliable 5.8G cpe suggestions? RB112+CM9+Rootenna if

[WISPA] SR9 / SR2 in same enclosure problems

2007-02-17 Thread Rick Smith
Can I hear from people that are running an SR9 and an SR2 on the same board, be it RB112 or 532's, that are putting them both on one board in the same enclosure ? I've read about problems doing that because of the fact that the SR9 is just an up/down converted 2.4 card... And in fact, I'm seeing

[WISPA] Automated Tower Climbs

2007-02-14 Thread Rick Smith
Hey, someone's done it! A portable tower elevator. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,251888,00.html :) -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

RE: [WISPA] Routers

2007-02-14 Thread Rick Smith
Trendnet. Hands down. I STILL thank JohnnyO for turning me on to them. VERY reliable. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16833156001 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John J. Thomas Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2007

RE: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-13 Thread Rick Smith
Was it being alarmist to shout the redcoats are coming! ? I understand no one knows the format of the data yet. But the truth is that CALEA is an attempt to put the trigger there, get us to go broke funding it, and let them pull it any time they want... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

[WISPA] Advertising Expenses

2007-02-12 Thread Rick Smith
I know this question will get a lot of varied response, but I figured I'd throw it out there. I'm in the middle of investing / biz plans, etc... Trying to come up with a number for what we would theoretically spend to reinvent the company so-to-speak and get the name known. Looking at radio /

RE: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-12 Thread Rick Smith
Just paid up... include RTPS Networks, Inc. d/b/a Near You Networks THANKS! AWESOME IDEA! R -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Scrivner Sent: Monday, February 12, 2007 4:25 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Form 445

RE: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-12 Thread Rick Smith
I think I'm going to be the first to say this, but I don't have time to give a crap about calea. I'm taking advantage of an industry organization to do something on my behalf, because I can't have the time to give a crap later when the FCC comes knocking after finding out I DIDN'T file... Now,

CALEA - HOW? RE: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-12 Thread Rick Smith
OK, Don't point me to some confusing URL I don't have time (or patience) to read about how to comply with CALEA. What are YOU as a WISP doing to comply ? How much is it costing you ? What technology ? How would you provide the hook in so the FBI could just listen in at any time (is that

RE: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-12 Thread Rick Smith
try to do our best. marlon - Original Message - From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, February 12, 2007 9:44 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Form 445 Ya know Mac, not funny, at the same time, funny. I think Mark's got a point, albeit

RE: [WISPA] yes, the big money is coming. Anyone want to explore selling out?(seriously)

2007-02-09 Thread Rick Smith
make that 5. I just hooked up with a couple of retired guys from Motorola, and we've found 4 investors willing to pony up some serious ($3MM) cash over the next 3 yrs. One of them actually suggested installing VL soon. :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

[WISPA] yahoo Maps API ?

2007-02-08 Thread Rick Smith
Someone a bit back shared some code with a list, and I can't for the life of me find where I put it, developed some on top of it, and came up with something web based that was pretty cool. hehe. I've got like 7 machines here that I could've picked, and it was a tiny file... doh! If had

RE: [WISPA] Indoor CPE for 900 mhz microtik

2007-02-08 Thread Rick Smith
I'll give you the time tested answer to that question. It depends. :) I've got 3 AP's up now, starting to have SOME luck, mostly LOS, a couple NLOS here but no leaf experience yet as the trees are naked... On one NLOS shot in town, around corner 3/4 mile away, I can transfer 18mbps through

RE: [WISPA] Indoor CPE for 900 mhz microtik

2007-02-08 Thread Rick Smith
? Scriv Rick Smith wrote: I'll give you the time tested answer to that question. It depends. :) I've got 3 AP's up now, starting to have SOME luck, mostly LOS, a couple NLOS here but no leaf experience yet as the trees are naked... On one NLOS shot in town, around corner 3/4 mile away, I can

RE: [WISPA] Refreshing Day

2007-01-31 Thread Rick Smith
I wish it were that way for me. I called a competitor once, as I had a $500/month account. All I could see was the tower they're on. Called them, told em I'd pay them $250 / month for the account ( I know they charge a lot more than that... ) since I'd manage the customer, etc. They hung up on

[WISPA] Ubiquity LS*9* ?

2007-01-30 Thread Rick Smith
Is ubiquity planning on making an LS9 to go alongside the LS2 and LS5 models ? I'd be interested... -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

[WISPA] high bandwidth service offerings

2007-01-30 Thread Rick Smith
If I had a customer wanting 5 meg committed, with burst rates up to 15, assuming I could provide 15 to him via mikrotik / alvarion / etc etc., how would you price such an offering ? Not like I could call other ISPs and check out the same thing What's the going rate per meg for bandwidth these

RE: [WISPA] Climbing Harness

2007-01-22 Thread Rick Smith
As if I had to say it... DON'T EVER BUY A HARNESS USED. I bought mine here: http://www.glenmartin.com/industrial/bodyharness2.htm (Eagle Tower LE - the first one..) Should get one'a these: http://www.glenmartin.com/industrial/wireropegrabs.html One'a these:

[WISPA] Addresses - Lat long?

2007-01-22 Thread Rick Smith
Anyone have a way to convert mass addresses into lat / long numbers ? I have a spreadsheet of locations for a customer that I'd like to map in Radio Mobile, and obviously need to do it via Lat/Long. R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

[WISPA] Most Common Questions for Tech Support Line ?

2007-01-16 Thread Rick Smith
If I were to build a script for my tech support phone answering, and share it with you all as an FAQ, what do you think the most common questions are, and how are they answered. Keep in mind, that I'm attempting to write a script, so to speak, for an operator to pick up the phone and cluefully

RE: [WISPA] [Fwd: WISP 60 Second Newsletter]

2007-01-10 Thread Rick Smith
me 2. And it's all stuff we've discussed already. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jeremy Davis Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 2:53 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] [Fwd: WISP 60 Second Newsletter]

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

2007-01-10 Thread Rick Smith
well, I for one converted 3 EL customers this week. 2 more next week so far. the DSL plant they're working with up here (Sprint local) is just my best advertising. Fastest they offer is 512 / 90. lol. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

[WISPA] Anyone actually done wireless municipal networks yet ?

2007-01-09 Thread Rick Smith
Looking at a great possibility here, for a whole county in NJ installing a municipal driven wireless network, operating a public safety network as well as a broadband delivery component for other ISPs and Customers... Any PDF's or the like would be greatly appreciated as reading material :) R

[WISPA] sorry guys... don't respond, havin mail issues...

2007-01-03 Thread Rick Smith
test... -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

RE: [WISPA] More Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type

2007-01-01 Thread Rick Smith
their units in ad hoc mode shouting out that essid? I see HP setup quite abit and that is in ad hoc mode. Naturally thats an HP printer waiting to get set up. George Rick Smith wrote: no, mikrotik in this case, doing a 'scan' on the interface...shows their ssid's in their trucks

RE: [WISPA] recommendation for Client POE integrated radio for 802.11b/g

2007-01-01 Thread Rick Smith
even heard of anyone getting in trouble for it. (war driving or grape sampling). I suppose that if you got greedy with either one, you would get your hand slapped. Pete Davis NoDial.net. Rick Smith wrote: ah yes, but then you would've had a cop knock on the front door, and ASK your permission

How to secure WiFi networks was RE: [WISPA] recommendation

2007-01-01 Thread Rick Smith
With all this discussion, I've not done it in a while for clients - is there a website somewhere that details all the methods for A/P and CPE security ? I remember Win XP being a royal pain in the keister when trying to get it to work with WEP and Linksys... Any good guides out there ? Perhaps

RE: [WISPA] More Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type

2006-12-31 Thread Rick Smith
yeah I can see 10 - 12 of them at any time off one of my towers. I'm 1/2 mile from a sears garage where they repair those vans... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ralph Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 11:11 PM To: 'WISPA General List'

RE: [WISPA] TRUCKPC

2006-12-31 Thread Rick Smith
unless we ISPs all get together and lock up the wifi world for customers. I've charged people $50 to go in and secure their stuff. I could do it for $20... ;) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006

RE: [WISPA] recommendation for Client POE integrated radio for 802.11b/g

2006-12-31 Thread Rick Smith
ah yes, but then you would've had a cop knock on the front door, and ASK your permission to use the phone. At which point, you COULD say NO! and shut the door on them. Or, you could let them in, and tell them OK! here it is! BUT...They wouldn't do the equivalent of walking up to your NID,

RE: [WISPA] More Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type

2006-12-31 Thread Rick Smith
as before, you shouldn't see them unless you set your tower as a client/cpe. I have never seen them do anything with an AP, other than BE one. Dis you know that was what the SST-PR-1 was before? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith

RE: [WISPA] More Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type

2006-12-31 Thread Rick Smith
Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type ad hoc mode? Rick Smith wrote: nod, a scan on the AP shows them... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ralph Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 4:23 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE

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

2006-12-29 Thread Rick Smith
Patrick, what exactly is this illegal hardware you're referring to ? Can't be tranzeo -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick Leary Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 1:19 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] StarOS or

RE: [WISPA] STar-OS and 900 mhz

2006-12-29 Thread Rick Smith
Interesting thing is Mikrotik is seeing the same problem on 3.0beta4. They say it'll be corrected when beta 5 is released. No date on t that yet -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 9:53

RE: [WISPA] att condition - broadband

2006-12-29 Thread Rick Smith
keyword...offer... buzzword...Wi-max... aka fluff... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 10:09 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] att condition - broadband By December 31, 2007,

RE: [WISPA] latest ATT filing

2006-12-29 Thread Rick Smith
why? You're the only one against it *wink* *wink* *nod* *nod* -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 2:00 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] latest ATT filing Apparently, the rumor is the

[WISPA] Ruckus Units...

2006-12-26 Thread Rick Smith
Did someone say they were a ruckus dealer ? I'd like to get a unit to test in a specific coverage area. R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

RE: [WISPA] salary

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
as long as you OFFER it to them on a poster somewhere in the building. At least, that's what NJ says... that way it's opt in and there's no discrimination -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006

[WISPA] Want a portable tower ?

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
I've got two of these, exactly the same. They're really stable. I've never measured them, but they say they go about 20' into the air. I am 6' and this one's about 2x over my head. I'd say around 15' or so, and there's still a lot to crank up on it. Got bored the other day, so I raised some

RE: [WISPA] Building WARboard radios

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
I figure about 15 minutes for an RB112 / mikrotik / SR5 and SR2 cards w/cables, exterior cables, and antenna hookup / testing. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 1:52 PM To: WISPA General List

RE: [WISPA] FW: Notice That Public Release of FCC Form 477 Data Has Been Sought

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
nope :) Guess why. Right. No one's getting my info from that data. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dennis Burgess - 2K Wireless Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 8:03 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: [WISPA] FW: Notice That Public

[WISPA] Canopy 900 Mhz connectorized stuff

2006-12-18 Thread Rick Smith
Got 2 AP's and 3 SM's, all 900 connectorized, all advantage hardware. Need to get rid of them, and recoup $$$, to be honest. They were installed, but only for a few weeks. We pulled the POP due to lack of funding for the area. Looking for $1200 per AP, and $250 per SM. Contact me offlist. R

[WISPA] RE: [isp-wireless] ot, private chat

2006-12-18 Thread Rick Smith
http://www.blabitonline.com is the site for my private-network secure i/m server and client. Not compatible with anything else, on purpose. Only closed-network. R -Original Message- From: Rick Smith [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 9:09 PM To: isp-wireless

RE: [WISPA] A wisp who went a little too far.......

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
I don't even know where to start. I understand the malicious part - employee gone bad, fine. Punish him. But 2 years ? and 3 yrs after ? This is unlicensed stuff, can we really claim business interruption !? I would've hoped I had a defense attorney that could say Hey, they have to accept

RE: [WISPA] salary

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
of course, if you own an Scorp, you HAVE to have annual meetings with minutes and post annual reports to the state. At least in NJ. And, Tom's right. Repayment of loans is a nice way to not pay tax. NOW, you can only do that if you've actually loaned the company things. But if you're a

RE: [WISPA] Email a Critical Service? was: A wisp who went a little too far.......

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
I still get junk mail in my mailbox at the road. I don't like pay-per-email ideas - they (spammers) will then just pay... I think the internet really needs to revamp the smtp idea with authenticated senders. Just having a 25 port open shouldn't be enough -Original Message- From:

RE: [WISPA] A wisp who went a little too far.......

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
oh yeah, that organ donor email thing is a bunch of crap. If you were in that situation, you'd be given a pager and a cell phone. They ring the pager, call the cell, call your house, and will have someone come to your house and PICK YOU UP IN AN ANBULANCE if it's that life threatening. THAT

RE: [WISPA] more ip tracking upgrades

2006-12-14 Thread Rick Smith
now that's cool. See if Brandon can figure out the how many hosts are behind that IP address solution where you can then figure out who's reselling your service or just plain sharing it with everyone and their neighbor, at your expense. I've heard there's a set of bytes in the netflow headers

RE: [WISPA] AP Search

2006-12-14 Thread Rick Smith
http://www.mikrotik.com hands down these days. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:29 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] AP Search We're still looking for the ideal Access Point. We

RE: [WISPA] salary

2006-12-14 Thread Rick Smith
I've been going through a bunch of sale / merger / buyout / funding meetings lately, and that's about the salary they've all agreed on for an owner of a wisp at around 500 users. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent:

[WISPA] Mikrotik / SR9 / Incorrect Noise Floor

2006-12-13 Thread Rick Smith
I've been seeing something strange in a pop I'm changing over from Trango 900 to Tik and SR9. The Trango AP reports the noise floor ( on all 4 channels ) to be no worse than -88 (for vpol, that's awesome!) I can make a link from 2 miles out with the trango, no problem. I remember surveying

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

2006-12-11 Thread Rick Smith
Sign em to a 2 yr contract, up his fee by x$ (with some discount tossed in), and be done with it. As a cancellation fee, charge him that year's service you missed. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Monday, December

RE: [WISPA] I want one!!!

2006-12-11 Thread Rick Smith
about 50k. I remember getting rambunxious a while back. That call calmed me down :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Weddell Sent: Monday, December 11, 2006 5:35 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] I want one!!! I just

RE: [WISPA] Industry failings

2006-12-05 Thread Rick Smith
ditto, and now I've taken over 100% of the company from the one person that did help me along early on. We built a large network here in NJ - across 12 locations, and it covers 1000's of potential accounts with no access to dsl or cable. Now looking for someone to come in with some operating /

RE: [WISPA] Industry failings

2006-12-05 Thread Rick Smith
there. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2006 9:32 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Industry failings Rick Smith wrote: We built a large network here in NJ - across 12 locations, and it covers 1000's

RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-02 Thread Rick Smith
I thought about the same things. Once I put canopy or trango in, I've gotta replace the whole damn radio once cable / dsl starts taking away my customers. I'm in a cable / dsl area, and taking customers away from them, and basing it on Mikrotik. We're faster, not cheaper, and definitely

RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-02 Thread Rick Smith
available per sector. Are you using the whole 900 MHz band on one sector? If yes then how do you stop self-interference on adjacent sectors? Scriv Rick Smith wrote: I thought about the same things. Once I put canopy or trango in, I've gotta replace the whole damn radio once cable / dsl starts

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