Re: [WISPA] Wireless Digest, Vol 61, Issue 2

2017-02-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
If you have questions about specific issues of mixing equipment post to either of their respective lists make sense (like posting on the UBNT list about issues/questions/concerns running UBNT with Netonix). If you are looking for a better replacement for a brand of equipment then the general

Re: [WISPA] Residential service terms

2017-02-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
I've always been month to month with an install fee to cover the install. I know several others that after the contract has expired they convert to a month to month at the same rate. The idea being the contract term is just to cover the cost of the install. Having a longer term contract is

Re: [WISPA] Rogue Accesspoint Detection

2015-01-06 Thread Sam Tetherow
I got dibs on linksys and NETGEAR1-NETGEAR99 :) On 01/06/2015 03:16 PM, Scott Piehn wrote: What would be your take if their AP uses the same SSID as yours. Assuming Ruckus etc can knock out only that type of AP - Scott M Piehn *From:*

Re: [WISPA] Quick Question: Title II, for or against?

2014-11-19 Thread Sam Tetherow
I'm guessing that while the phone companies may not like the idea it seems a little less onerous to them since they are already dealing with Title II. If nothing else it will weed out the smaller competition in their eyes. While the cable companies or more strongly in the hate it camp I

Re: [WISPA] Quick Question: Title II, for or against?

2014-11-19 Thread Sam Tetherow
if the actual throughput is not available or more costly. Alright I've got my flame retardant cap on let the replies flood in :) Tim On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: I'm guessing that while the phone companies may not like

Re: [WISPA] security certificate

2014-10-21 Thread Sam Tetherow
http://ssls.com you can get a wildcard for $98/yr (or $86/yr if you buy 4 years) On 10/19/2014 12:28 PM, John Thomas wrote: http://www.netcentraldomains.com $209 per year. /Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE DROID/ Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Few hundred? I remember

Re: [WISPA] Cencus block to Google Earth?

2014-08-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
ogr2ogr will do all sorts of Geo formats, geojson, tiger shape, kml, kmz. On 08/11/2014 10:24 AM, Gino Villarini wrote: Anyone has a way to convert files for google earth evaluation? Gino A. Villarini President Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. www.aeronetpr.com @aeronetpr

Re: [WISPA] Cencus block to Google Earth?

2014-08-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
Related note, does anyone know where I can get shape files for census tract? Seems like everything I find is only down to the block level. On 08/11/2014 12:02 PM, Bill Schoolfield wrote: What specifically do you need to do? We have been working a lot in this area for the new FCC 477 report

Re: [WISPA] Cencus block to Google Earth?

2014-08-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
If you are just looking for a simple map, the simplest way I have found is: 1. Download the shapefiles you are interested in (county was easiest for me). 2. Strip out the tracts you don't want to see, either with a script or an editor 3. upload the resulting geojson to geojson.io This only

Re: [WISPA] Mimosa B5-160 v UBNT AF5-US Chart (working)

2014-08-07 Thread Sam Tetherow
Bring jerky. On 08/07/2014 11:35 AM, Robert wrote: Patrick, I've never met you, but now you know what I'll be expecting when I do happen to meet you! LOL On 08/07/2014 09:25 AM, Patrick Leary wrote: With a size 15 shoe, it's a bit like a sasquatch sighting, only more rare... Patrick

Re: [WISPA] UBNT RocketAC spotted on FCC site

2014-07-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
The new ethernet cover looks like it could be a pain on the back of a sector attached to a pole mount. On 07/02/2014 10:42 AM, Gino Villarini wrote:

Re: [WISPA] UBNT RocketAC spotted on FCC site

2014-07-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
Glad to hear. On 07/02/2014 12:31 PM, Josh Reynolds wrote: I'm sure it'll be fine :) On 07/02/2014 07:51 AM, Sam Tetherow wrote: The new ethernet cover looks like it could be a pain on the back of a sector attached to a pole mount. On 07/02/2014 10:42 AM, Gino Villarini wrote: https

Re: [WISPA] Google luring Business Market with Wifi gear?

2014-05-22 Thread Sam Tetherow
Great, so sell service to a business, they put in the discounted equipment and then receive phone calls from the customer complaining about the speed because Google's customers are streaming video off their connection... On 05/22/2014 11:19 AM, Gino Villarini wrote:

Re: [WISPA] pay per use billing

2014-05-06 Thread Sam Tetherow
We don't do usage based, for something like thermostats I would set them to 128k/128k or 512k/512k and charge them $20ish. The camera's I would charge them full rate because they are going to use a lot of bandwidth depending on how often they are view them. On 05/06/2014 03:03 PM,

Re: [WISPA] test

2014-04-15 Thread Sam Tetherow
hey stranger. On 04/15/2014 04:11 PM, Tom DeReggi wrote: hi there Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc 301-515-7774 IntAirNet - Fixed Wireless Broadband ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-09 Thread Sam Tetherow
Locked tote. We currently haven't been securing it to the ground, hasn't been an issue yet, but both of my locations are off road on private property. 4x125aH batteries weighs more than a bag of concrete :) Usually set the battery tote under the solar panel. Separate box for electronics

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
I have one up for 2 customers. They paid the cost on the tower and solar setup, I put up the AP. Pretty low maintenance, only issue I have on them is snow accumulating on the panels. Astronergy 290W 24V panel $280 Morningstar SunSaver SS-10L-24V Charge Controller $63 MC4 cable $31 Shipping

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
? Quick math tells me the batteries would do 12 days on a 10 watt load. Do you find you need a 290 watt panel (though this also leads back to the question)? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Sam

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: I have one up for 2 customers. They paid the cost

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 1:17 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: According to the spec sheets you are looking at 8W for the NS + 5.5W for the NB

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
Direct: 937-552-2343 tel:937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: I have one up for 2 customers. They paid the cost on the tower and solar setup, I put

Re: [WISPA] Solar powered repeater kit

2014-04-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
and you fix it and charge appropriately. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 2:02 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: And cost ;) There is some room in that you can always

Re: [WISPA] Charger

2014-04-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
I haven't used the 12v version, but the Meanwell AD-155A is smaller and it looks like significantly cheaper. On 04/08/2014 02:23 PM, Roger Howard wrote: Which 12v DC chargers do you guys use to power small rooftop repeaters from? I've been using iota dls chargers, but 12v at 15 amps is as

Re: [WISPA] Motel WiFi Authentication

2014-03-26 Thread Sam Tetherow
We run the unifi server in the office. The only requirement is the unifi units need to be able to connect to the unifi controller on port 8080, you will also need 8880 and 8843 if using the portal redirect. So even if the controller is behind a NAT you can set up a port forwards. While I

Re: [WISPA] Guy Wire Calculator

2014-03-21 Thread Sam Tetherow
Of course that doesn't take into consideration how much slack you need prior to tensioning the guy wires. On 03/17/2014 09:44 PM, Roger Howard wrote: Assuming the tower is vertical and the ground is flat, they are two sides of a triangle and the guy wire is the hypotenuse. So the calculation

Re: [WISPA] remote employee

2014-03-05 Thread Sam Tetherow
And to pick on law makers, if you have to already be in the business to be considered a contractor, then how the heck do you get your first client? On 03/05/2014 04:07 PM, Forrest Christian (List Account) wrote: Directly on point for you:

Re: [WISPA] Banswidth usage

2014-02-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
You can ssh into the nanostation and use tcpdump to see what the traffic is and where it is going. On 02/18/2014 12:06 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: If you're limited to Nanostations, you're going to have to do a packet capture some how.

Re: [WISPA] Banswidth usage

2014-02-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
Not sure I understand what the problem is. I use tcpdump all the time on a nanostation to check traffic out. On 02/18/2014 12:18 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: How are you going to tcpdump with 16 MB of memory/flash? netstat would be pretty hard to

Re: [WISPA] Banswidth usage

2014-02-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
ip_conntrack is only there if the radio is doing NAT (OP didn't say one way or the other) On 02/18/2014 12:30 PM, Ben West wrote: If you're handy with an SSH console, and you can log in directly to the Nanostation in question, this command

Re: [WISPA] Banswidth usage

2014-02-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
, "Sam Tetherow" tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: Not sure I understand what the problem is. I use tcpdump all the time on a nanostation to check t

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth usage

2014-02-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Feb 18, 2014 1:30 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: Not sure I understand what the problem is. I use tcpdump all the time on a nanostation to check

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik on Multi-core

2014-01-24 Thread Sam Tetherow
Replaced an aging powerrouter 732 with a CCR-1036. Set up as a transparent bridge for traffic shaping. Passing 478M peak with 8200 interface bridge filter rules and 8000 queue tree entries, cpu utilization peaks at about 50 and all 36 CPUs are in use according to /system resource cpu print

Re: [WISPA] Internet Packages regarding geography

2013-12-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
We are suppose to make a profit? On 12/30/2013 09:51 PM, Phil Curnutt wrote: Granted that our model is way different then yours, we are a non-profit member owned, volunteer operated, coop, but we give everybody 2 up and 2 down (now that we have an AirFiber backhaul) and are still scrambling

Re: [WISPA] decoy tower

2013-12-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
I would think a palm tree would look more out of place in SD than a tower :) On 12/30/2013 05:18 PM, heith petersen wrote: Curious is anyone has deployed a decoy tower, palm tree looking, with decent success and who is a good distributor/manufacturer. I have never seen one in person and we

Re: [WISPA] Internet Packages regarding geography

2013-12-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
You can do all the routing magic with PPPoE (has it's own cost). Or with dynamic routing (OSPF and BGP). You can easily firewall the customers so they look just like a NATed IP (basically drop all !related !established traffic). I give publics because I got tired of users complaining about

Re: [WISPA] Internet Packages regarding geography

2013-12-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
a public IP for their gaming or VPN or security system, I charge an extra $9.95/month for it. More cheddar! Matt Larsen vistabeam.com On Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:55:05 -0600, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: You can do all the routing magic with PPPoE (has it's own cost

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik PPPOE with External Radius -- Routing Issue

2013-12-27 Thread Sam Tetherow
Did you enable natting as mentioned in Step 1 on that guide (if you did, disabled it). On 12/27/2013 11:23 AM, Mark Stephenson wrote: We are setting up PPPOE using Mikrotik routers at our towers. We have an external radius and the plan is to have username/password authentication, radius

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik PPPOE with External Radius -- Routing Issue

2013-12-27 Thread Sam Tetherow
-- Original Message -- From: Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net To: Mark Stephenson m...@countryconnections.net; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: 12/27/2013 12:34:36 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik PPPOE with External Radius -- Routing Issue Did you enable natting as mentioned in Step

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik PPPOE with External Radius -- Routing Issue

2013-12-27 Thread Sam Tetherow
Stephenson wrote: In this case, the Mikrotik has an IP in the same range as the radios but the gateway for all these IPs is external and inside a Time Warner owned business class modem. Mark -- Original Message -- From: Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net To: Mark Stephenson m

Re: [WISPA] tower climbers/workers comp insurance

2013-12-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
First Comp is who I use. I contract out my tower work, but still have to pay the workers comp on it because my contractor does not carry the workers comp. The value is computed based on how much I pay him so it is probably quite a bit less than an employee since I only average about $12K

Re: [WISPA] MDU wiring

2013-10-29 Thread Sam Tetherow
Switch on each floor, cat5e to each unit. If you have the ability, wire each floor back to the telco room on the roof, otherwise you could 'daisy-chain' each floor to the one above it back to the roof. Second option has a lot more points of failure though. On 10/29/2013 09:05 AM, Gino

Re: [WISPA] MDU wiring

2013-10-29 Thread Sam Tetherow
was thinking of home running all to the top floor... no? Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com mailto:g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. 787.273.4143 *From:*wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] *On Behalf Of *Sam Tetherow *Sent:* Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Re: [WISPA] WISPALOOZA Slides

2013-10-21 Thread Sam Tetherow
Go to the wispapalooza event page and scroll through the agenda. At the top of each session there is a link for 'Presentation' which contains the slides if they have been uploaded already. On 10/21/2013 10:51 AM, Matt wrote: I was told Wispa members would be able to download the slides from

Re: [WISPA] WISPALOOZA Slides

2013-10-21 Thread Sam Tetherow
Looks like only the fiber slides so far. I'm sure it won't be too long for the rest. On 10/21/2013 11:13 AM, Sam Tetherow wrote: Go to the wispapalooza event page and scroll through the agenda. At the top of each session there is a link for 'Presentation' which contains the slides

Re: [WISPA] packaging suggestions

2013-10-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
For those that do strictly usage based billing, are your customer connections wide open or do you do some sort of rate limit as well? On 10/08/2013 05:19 PM, Marlon Schafer (509.982.2181) wrote: We've done usage based billing since day one. We've lost roughly 15% of our customer base over the

Re: [WISPA] ARIN numbers

2013-10-03 Thread Sam Tetherow
I literally just finished doing this (within the past month). It was a very easy process. I filed for a /22 multi-homed. They needed copies of my upstream agreements from two different AS#, two /24's SWIP'ed to me, and spreadsheet with utilization of the two /24s. Took 4 days to get an AS#

Re: [WISPA] ARIN numbers

2013-10-03 Thread Sam Tetherow
, you think I would need to be at all of our POPs with our current provider? thanks heith *From:* Sam Tetherow mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net *Sent:* Thursday, October 03, 2013 1:48 PM *To:* WISPA General List mailto:wireless@wispa.org *Subject:* Re: [WISPA] ARIN numbers I literally just finished

Re: [WISPA] Help identifying this shackle

2013-09-16 Thread Sam Tetherow
Not sure if the block should be curved like that. I would look at getting an equalizer plate if possible. If this is a rohn, check http://www.3starinc.com/rohn_tower_guy_and_anchor.html On 09/16/2013 01:32 PM, LaRoy McCann wrote: Can anyone identify this shackle? I think I have seen it

Re: [WISPA] Latest trend for heavy wooded areas

2013-08-22 Thread Sam Tetherow
I don't have anything to compare it to other than Tranzeo 900, but I have had decent results with it. It obviously won't push the throughput that 5G or even 2.4G will, even with the same channel sizes, but UBNT salvaged most of my 900 customers when the Tranzeo gear started running into

Re: [WISPA] Hotspot Router/Software

2013-07-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
Just a correction, you do not have to run the UniFi controller on the same LAN segment as the APs. Check the UniFi wiki for instructions on setting up the controller in Amazon Web Services. If you are using an MT probably the easiest way to do it is make sure that 'unifi' resolves to the

Re: [WISPA] Siklu Eband -finally affordable

2013-04-05 Thread Sam Tetherow
LLC From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Sam Tetherow Sent: Friday, April 05, 2013 3:27 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Sam Tetherow
(this is not a reply to Brad, just couldn't find the head of the thread on this one) It was more than just the capacitor issue with MT, there were the noisy 532s which would interfere with two way radios as well at roughly the same time, there is the version crapshoot whenever a new release

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
What is bandwidth shaping like on the EdgeRouter? I know it can be done since it is debian under the hood, just wondering what the interface CLI or GUI is like. I use to use a linux box for traffic shaping, but one of the main reasons for switch to MT back in the day was the fact that using

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-08 Thread Sam Tetherow
-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Jan 8, 2013 6:55 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: What is bandwidth shaping like on the EdgeRouter? I know it can be done since it is debian under the hood, just wondering

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti Radios as routers

2012-10-19 Thread Sam Tetherow
No, I think he wants some piece of equipment that allows the subscriber to plug into the ethernet port on his CPE and it is handed a public IP address via DHCP (that he can control without knowing the MAC of the equipment). One way to come close would be to assign a /30 to each customer and

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti Radios as routers

2012-10-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
We do it because it makes customer maintenance a lot easier. They can replace/remove their router without having to call the office or changing settings in their computer or router, everything comes with DHCP enabled default. There are very few places where the customer will ever know. If

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti Radios as routers

2012-10-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
Not sure I under stand the no-NAT, so every device on the other side of the CPE has it's own public IP? On 10/11/2012 4:53 PM, Scott Reed wrote: We run MT, not UBNT, CPE, but it doesn't matter what brand it is. We run them in as routers, but do not NAT. Same benefits others mentioned for

Re: [WISPA] Classified Ads Page

2012-09-13 Thread Sam Tetherow
There are a couple of easy ways to set up a classified section in drupal (once you get moved to a different hosting provider). Workflows can be used to set up moderator queue so when a member posts a classified it sets in pending until someone with authority approves it. I would think that

Re: [WISPA] Trango

2012-08-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
Can you log in, or is that the problem? On 08/30/2012 07:00 PM, tcl wrote: Any old timers here remember how to reset a trango 58 series ap? t ___ Wireless mailing list Wireless@wispa.org http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

Re: [WISPA] Wire shark !

2012-08-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
Pretty sure the Trango does, I know the T-LNK 11's do. On 08/31/2012 11:22 AM, Josh Luthman wrote: But it will not show if it doesn't put packets on the wire. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Aug 31, 2012 12:16 PM, Eric

Re: [WISPA] Wire shark !

2012-08-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
At boot there is traffic. On 08/31/2012 11:35 AM, Josh Luthman wrote: Are you saying the APs just randomly put packets out there? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 12:31 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net

Re: [WISPA] Pac Wireless DA58-29 polarity

2012-08-30 Thread Sam Tetherow
Which side of the dish is that on? This one is over 100' up and has a radome on it. We are redeploying it, but just a new direction on ht same tower so we don't want to take it apart. We just can't find the records of which way it was installed. On 8/29/2012 6:36 PM, Sam Tetherow wrote

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquity ... Stock Price .. News ...

2012-08-09 Thread Sam Tetherow
If you still have faith in the company, now is a good time to buy down your cost basis. On 08/09/2012 05:44 PM, Doug Clark wrote: Have you ever had 100,000

Re: [WISPA] UBNT APs: can they do UAM + DHCP on one fat AP?

2012-07-06 Thread Sam Tetherow
Inline. On 07/06/2012 05:37 AM, Rogelio wrote: Thanks, Sam. That is helpful. FWIW, I'm currently researching the following things on UBNT... 1) How exactly is UAM done on all Ubiquiti radios? Specifically, can an AP do the following... a) white lists an offsite portal page (e.g. NNU or

Re: [WISPA] UBNT APs: can they do UAM + DHCP on one fat AP?

2012-07-06 Thread Sam Tetherow
] On Behalf Of Rogelio Sent: Friday, July 06, 2012 6:37 AM To: Sam Tetherow Cc: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] UBNT APs: can they do UAM + DHCP on one fat AP? Thanks, Sam. That is helpful. FWIW, I'm currently researching the following things on UBNT... 1) How exactly is UAM done on all

Re: [WISPA] UBNT APs: can they do UAM + DHCP on one fat AP?

2012-07-05 Thread Sam Tetherow
This sounds pretty much like UniFi. The UniFi units do not handle the DHCP so you would need something handing out leases like a small Mikrotik box. You then add all the UniFi units that you want to be 'seamless' to the same network in the unifi controller. The unifi controller can be run

Re: [WISPA] Site Survey Method

2012-05-23 Thread Sam Tetherow
I'd have to dig around, but I'm pretty sure I have a wired ethernet card (PCMCIA) for the iPAQ. On 05/17/2012 01:03 PM, Rick Kunze wrote: At 11:05 AM 5/16/2012, you wrote: Trying to figure out a good way to do site surveys and monitor signal strength while on the customer's roof To this day,

Re: [WISPA] Site Survey Method

2012-05-23 Thread Sam Tetherow
I got tech much older than that laying around ;) On 05/23/2012 02:55 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: Customers might wonder if you're really up to snuff on this whole technology thing... Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Wed, May

Re: [WISPA] 4g?

2012-05-23 Thread Sam Tetherow
I wonder if I would get any takers if I announced 4g plan options. Let the user run at 12x5 and charge the same pricing tiers. Just ran a quick analysis and I would be billing 4x monthly. And no-one would be paying less than they currently do now, although most would be paying atleast

Re: [WISPA] Help coming up with company name....

2012-05-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
Same here, I don't get it quite as much, but we use to get a lot of people calling for cellular service. On 05/10/2012 08:45 PM, can...@believewireless.net wrote: Personally I'd avoid wireless in the name and use networks or broadband. GuarNet - Guardian Networks NetGuar - Network Guardians

Re: [WISPA] Brian's coverage map broken?

2012-05-11 Thread Sam Tetherow
Yes. On 05/11/2012 05:51 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: Does this fail to load at all or completely for anyone else? http://www.wirelessmapping.com/Google%20Maps3.htm Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373

Re: [WISPA] Customer Routers

2012-04-27 Thread Sam Tetherow
Interesting, mine has been running without a glitch at home since November, nothing fancy in the config, just a standard SOHO setup with one pptp VPN connection. On 04/26/2012 02:23 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: Free one from Vegas died. Bought one and it reboots every few days. Not customer

Re: [WISPA] Engenius hardware from Microcenter (don't do it!)

2012-01-24 Thread Sam Tetherow
Haven't bought anything from Engenius since the CB3s, we tried some of their new 802.11g gear when it first came out and found that it had hardware issues (high failure rate and overheating issues, even indoors). It failed even faster than HighGain stuff did. Now the CB3, that was an

Re: [WISPA] population density map for Washington.

2012-01-05 Thread Sam Tetherow
I feel your pain Marlon http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/60/Nebraska_population_map.png I'm in Cherry County (the largest county on the northern border) On 1/5/12 10:31 AM, Marlon K. Schafer (509-982-2181) wrote: This is very interesting.

Re: [WISPA] I'm new, I hope this is the right list...

2011-11-28 Thread Sam Tetherow
Rich, Given current gear, FCC regulations and available spectrum, outside of reselling cellular you are not going to going to find anything you will be able to reliable allow the customer to self-install. Trust me, there are smarter minds than mine that have been trying to figure that one out

Re: [WISPA] I'm new, I hope this is the right list...

2011-11-28 Thread Sam Tetherow
in the $100-200/unit range as well. Rich _ wrote: How do the companies that have a dongle do it? Are they using something other than a WISP? On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 8:02 PM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net mailto:tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: Rich, Given current gear, FCC

Re: [WISPA] FCC releases USF/ICC Order, rules on subsidizing ILECs

2011-11-22 Thread Sam Tetherow
Is there any provision in the document for reducing funding in the future as areas get overbuilt? Or are we really looking at a 6-8month land grab? On 11/21/11 7:04 PM, Tom DeReggi wrote: Yes agreed, its not nearly as bad as it could have been. But I still say ARRGGG! Price Cap Carriers

Re: [WISPA] Internet Censorship

2011-11-17 Thread Sam Tetherow
As an individual I think it is way out of line. Near as I can tell it circumvents due process. I doubt it will stand up in court, but if it passes someone is going to have to challenge it first. Basically it takes all those lovely copyright violation emails you get and turns them in to

Re: [WISPA] Internet Censorship

2011-11-17 Thread Sam Tetherow
I have no issue with prosecuting theft, and as you state, there are plenty of laws on the books, and mechanisms in place to be able to handle it. I disagree on your statement about censorship. If someone posts a fair use clip on a website parodying the MPAA or the RIAA for instance, all they

Re: [WISPA] Internet Censorship

2011-11-17 Thread Sam Tetherow
On 11/17/2011 06:10 PM, Butch Evans wrote: On Thu, 2011-11-17 at 17:41 -0500, Fred Goldstein wrote: Some of these proposals create a presumption of guilt, the burden of proof to prove one's innocence. And some put more onus on the ISP than before, no small issue. The copyright lobby does not

Re: [WISPA] UBNT sectors 120s, 90s, or 60s?

2011-11-04 Thread Sam Tetherow
Ubiquiti is making/makes a dual pol yagi, check with your ubiquiti dealer, I just seen one announce it on a new products list, supposedly shipping in December. On 11/4/11 12:52 AM, Scottie Arnett wrote: Shane,

Re: [WISPA] How to control your mikrotik zombies ;)

2011-11-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
If the versions of mikrotik are different enough that you don't know if you have API access, the expect script is going to be a bit of work as well, the 2.8 to 2.9 to 3.x to 4.x to 5.x command structures and output changed enough to be a royal pain. If the majority are post 3.x I would write

Re: [WISPA] Website owner

2011-11-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
If they are not listed as the registrant on the domain they will need to provide proof to the registrar to get control of their domain. If they are listed as the registrant they should be able to transfer their domain to a new registrar account. As for access to the content on the server,

Re: [WISPA] Neighbor Sharing Internet

2011-11-01 Thread Sam Tetherow
It's not fretting myself over potentially lost revenue. It is a customer breaking the acceptable use policy. If you don't have a problem with customers sharing internet by all means don't list that as unacceptable use, your network, your rules. For me I see it as leaving money on the table.

Re: [WISPA] Neighbor Sharing Internet

2011-10-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
Let them know that it is against the TOS of service and if they continue you will disconnect them. On 10/31/11 11:56 AM, Matt wrote: What do you do when you find out that a customer is using a wireless router to share Internet with neighbor and splitting the bill? I am sure there are quite a

Re: [WISPA] Neighbor Sharing Internet

2011-10-31 Thread Sam Tetherow
It is more than just usage. Bandwidth is now less than 12% of my monthly operating expense. There is customer service, support infrastructure, tower leases, office lease, billing expense, taxes, regulatory expense, insurance. Even if they are under average on usage, don't call tech support

Re: [WISPA] Verizon wants a piece of our pie

2011-10-27 Thread Sam Tetherow
MHz on licensed spectrum with zero noise floor -Charles -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Sam Tetherow Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 12:06 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Verizon wants a piece

Re: [WISPA] Verizon wants a piece of our pie

2011-10-27 Thread Sam Tetherow
are quite nice when putting out +60 dBi EIRP at the tower with 700 MHz on licensed spectrum with zero noise floor -Charles -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Sam Tetherow Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 12:06 PM

Re: [WISPA] Verizon wants a piece of our pie

2011-10-26 Thread Sam Tetherow
It all comes down to a simple economics in the end. Who can most cost effectively provide broadband. At the end of the day when a WISP puts up a 'cell' site it is probably costing them 1/100th of what it costs the cellco to do so. The equipment used is most likely 1/100th the cost at the

Re: [WISPA] Open Range Closes: Broadband's Solyndra @$240M???

2011-10-07 Thread Sam Tetherow
Didn't one of the articles say the loan was rescinded and that was part of the issue (along with the spectrum issue)? On 10/6/11 10:07 PM, Tom DeReggi wrote: All I can say is That is one more potential HUGE competitor that is no longer going to be a threat to the small business WISP. The

Re: [WISPA] [Bulk] Re: Wispalooza!

2011-10-04 Thread Sam Tetherow
. From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Sam Tetherow Sent: Monday, October 03, 2011 5:44 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] [Bulk] Re: Wispalooza! Hope they bring some! On 10/3/11 4:27 PM, Jeff Broadwick - Lists wrote: They generally

Re: [WISPA] UBNT

2011-09-23 Thread Sam Tetherow
Longevity... I got some 7 year old CB3s for sale, just pulled working from my network ;) You are right, there are lots of considerations. Depending on your market cost really is a make or break for some folks. In the residential world with competition you are not going to put up Motorola or

Re: [WISPA] Seasickness guaranteed

2011-08-01 Thread Sam Tetherow
Login creds required. On 08/01/2011 06:36 PM, Tom Sharples wrote: http://69.96.154.17/control/userimage.html Our latest Cellcam installation, currently working its way toward Diamondhead. This is a totally autonomous wave and solar-powered raft. Pretty neat stuff. Tom S.

Re: [WISPA] Router Redundancy and /30 Ip address

2011-07-28 Thread Sam Tetherow
It's been a while since I have done anything with VRRP... Is the issue that you don't have a 3rd IP for the real interface on the second router? If so add a private network (/29 or better) so you can assign 3 IPs and then use that for the VRRP IPs. Use a script to handle switching the

Re: [WISPA] Router Redundancy and /30 Ip address

2011-07-28 Thread Sam Tetherow
A much better explanation of what I was getting at... On 7/28/11 2:58 PM, David Sovereen wrote: Hi Gino, It can be done. It isn't well-documented, however. On Mikrotik, for example, you put a management IP address on each router's ethernet interface, used for speaking vrrp only, and then

Re: [WISPA] The Legislative Situation Is Dire

2011-07-20 Thread Sam Tetherow
But the issue is not that we can't compete in the market, but that the government is making it more lucrative for the bigger players to compete in our markets (and not providing those incentives to the smaller players). I currently compete against DSL, cable and cellular for over 80% of my

Re: [WISPA] Authentication for WISP's

2011-07-13 Thread Sam Tetherow
How do you get it to provide rate limits and ip addresses outside of PPPoE, last time I looked if you were doing MAC Auth out of radius you couldn't pass IP and queues, it has been a while though so this may have changed. On 7/13/11 4:46 PM, Cameron Crum wrote: Radius can do authentication

[WISPA] Shelden IA

2011-07-01 Thread Sam Tetherow
Does anyone on the list offer service in Sheldon IA? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] Strange Issue

2011-05-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
I know it should be roughly the same, but what does testing the powerbridge to the rocket show using ubiquiti's internal speed test, and what does the quality and capacity numbers look like while running the bandwidth from the customer side to the various towers? On 5/2/11 4:20 PM, Nick Olsen

Re: [WISPA] My day is now dedicated to UBB research. You should too.

2011-05-02 Thread Sam Tetherow
Haven't run the numbers, but it doesn't look like this number is taking into consideration staff cost, other overhead such administrative cost, insurance, non-wireless gear and most importantly a reasonable profit margin. Looking at it from the other direction, I currently spend about 20% of

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