Re: [WISPA] Netequilizer

2010-05-06 Thread tim wolfe
I've had a NetEq box running for over 3 years. It is a plug and play setup and does a great job if you like the hands off sorta thing. The bad side is the licensing and the upgrading policy. IT STINKS!. If you buy a unit that is only 3 months old off of Ebay, you can forget support. There was a

Re: [WISPA] Found a spot

2010-05-05 Thread tim wolfe
I read a lot and rarely post these days, but after reading this, I just felt I had to add my $.02 I have been in the WISP business for 9 years. I deployed into areas that had no options other than myself. Every time I deployed, cable or DSL followed me within weeks of turning up an AP. They

Re: [WISPA] Insurance

2009-02-25 Thread Tim Wolfe
Find a broker that deals with CNA. They are still in the ISP business. Use 2 separate classifications. One is being an ISP and the second is satellite installer. Most insurance CO's have no clue what a WISP is to this day and will run for the hills when you describe your business. They all

Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack

2008-09-09 Thread Tim Wolfe
Marlon, Go to Home Depot or a Lowes and buy Unistrut. It has all kinds of parts and adapters that will allow ou to make a really nice rack on the cheap. Marlon K. Schafer wrote: LOL It's looking like a very nice rig. I miss all of the storage room in my Taurus wagon. But, since it's now

Re: [WISPA] Maxrad sectors

2008-06-07 Thread Tim Wolfe
I have a bunch of them deployed and I also have some Radiowaves sectors too. IMHO, they work just as well as the Radiowaves units and the are 1/2 the price. Mike Hammett wrote: What is the opinion on the Maxrad WISPerformance Series of sectors? It can't be hard to beat PacWireless, but how

Re: [WISPA] Calling JohnnyO...

2008-05-29 Thread Tim Wolfe
If nothing else, the entire camp WTF experience was a fun one. If I learned nothing else, I learned that riding around in JohnnyO's Suburban at 1AM on an antenna farm is just like riding Space Mountain at Disney world, only a HECK of lot scarier!. On another note, the island was destroyed in

Re: [WISPA] Calling JohnnyO...

2008-05-29 Thread Tim Wolfe
On another note: I lost Sams phone # and I would really like to talk to him again. Does anyone have it? JohnnyO wrote: False information - no towers were taken down - the entire network was destroyed but was also restored with the help of Rick Smith / Tim the wildman - Joe Miller.

Re: [WISPA] Calling JohnnyO...

2008-05-29 Thread Tim Wolfe
Thanks Joe!!! Joe Miller wrote: Tim, try 251-232-9871. Remember, he is on Island time...whatever the hell that means. That's what he keeps telling me. I think it is like it is 5 o'clock somewhere, give me a beer. LOL. Good luck --- Tim Wolfe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On another

Re: [WISPA] tower install

2008-03-14 Thread Tim Wolfe
If JohhnyO's proud?, Thats sayin' somethin'! (Ducking under my desk! =-O LMAO!) JohnnyO wrote: Very nice job Kurt... Im proud JohnnyO - Original Message - From: Kurt Fankhauser [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, March 14, 2008 12:22

Re: [WISPA] satellite mounts

2008-03-08 Thread Tim Wolfe
Hey Gang, I just hook up with the local Dish Network or Direct TV installers. They usually have a stack of old ones in the back. If they don't?(Like 2$ each?), I have been buying new ones for less than $4 each. They can order them in boxes of 20 or 25 I think. No shipping, no hassles and it

Re: [WISPA] Uh-Oh, they are ready to discipline Internet service providers

2008-02-26 Thread Tim Wolfe
Kurt, You can always do what we have since 2003, BAN all P2P traffic on the network. It is listed right in the first paragraph in our TOS and each customer is told upfront about it. I have turned off radios and I have even pulled radios because of it. I guess the most important issue is

Re: [WISPA] Small generators - cheap or inexpensive?

2008-02-18 Thread Tim Wolfe
John, We have a unit that I paid about $300 for from Tractor Supply. It is made by Champion Tools and has 3500 watts continuous with a 4000 watt surge capacity. It has a LOT more than 150 hours on it without a bit of problems. They key in my mind and from talking to others is keeping it

Re: [WISPA] Vent pipe installs?

2008-01-12 Thread Tim Wolfe
I was reading this, and I just had to add my 2 cents (like anyone cares.). If you are mounting on vent pipes, please use EXTREME caution. On all of the newer homes, these pipes are PVC (The older cast pipes are not a problem). The section of pipe that sticks out is usually not

Re: [WISPA] sources

2008-01-12 Thread Tim Wolfe
I buy all of mine through the local Direct TV installer. They sell them to me at $4 a unit which is much lower than the price on the Pacwireless website. I can also buy them from him in lots of 25 which is a great way to purchase them. Travis Johnson wrote: The universal mounts that are often

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion VL TRUTH

2007-11-14 Thread Tim Wolfe
Smith, Rick wrote: I have to admit, I was never much of a Patrick Leary or an Alvarion fan, until I read this email Poor Patrick! :-( , If it makes any difference, I always thought you were a great guy who was stuck doing a job that a lot of people couldn't handle, nor would they want to

Re: [WISPA] Please Use Caution During Installs

2007-11-05 Thread Tim Wolfe
Hey Johnny O, remind me to never brush against you!. I don't want any of your good luck transfered to me, LOL!. I am glad that you are alive and well. :-) Jeromie Reeves wrote: Oh man that does not look fun at all. Am I understanding this right, you were 4ft off the ground hung by your arm?

[WISPA] [Fwd: Business Account - Portrait Innovations]

2007-09-07 Thread Tim Wolfe
---BeginMessage--- Hello, I am trying to find a WISP provider for the Warrington PA area. Our address is 1601 Main Street in Warrington, PA 18976. Please let me know as soon as you can; this location is scheduled to open on the 26th and cannot open without internet access. Up until this

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-11 Thread Tim Wolfe
Mike Hammett wrote: A full body hazmat setup is always cheap insurance when you're around JohnnyO! How very true that statement is!. I have also learned from prior experience that upping your life insurance may not be a bad idea also! ;-)

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-11 Thread Tim Wolfe
You are a nut case Dude!!, LOL! :-) JohnnyO wrote: Tim . I am not sure what you are referring to ! ! ! ! ! Life Insurance ? .. *Dong* - ONSTAR - . can you help me find my boat... JohnnyO CampWTF . - Original Message - From: Tim Wolfe [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread Tim Wolfe
!. (That suit by the way was a full body hazmat setup. I brought it along because I had no idea what I was going to be up against? :-\ ) JohnnyO wrote: I've seen Tim Wolfe dressed in what looked like a space suit :) Shoud have gotten him to go up a tower dressed like that and taken pictures

Re: [WISPA] High Gain 8186HP CPE

2007-06-10 Thread Tim Wolfe
I currently use both Deliberant and Highgain products without any issues. I mean, don't get me wrong, I have had some very simple problems with both vendors, but all of it was corrected ASAP. The only way I will use Tranzeo is for their 5Ghz units, as I have a bunch of them deployed as

Re: [WISPA] Ethernet problems

2007-05-30 Thread Tim Wolfe
I was reading this thread, and I had a thought (scary thing!, LOL), it it possible that inside the conduit, there is a rough edge (maybe the edge of a junction box if you are not using LBE's?) that scraped off the outside covering and you now have exposed wires that you can not see?. Perhaps

Re: [WISPA] Man I LOVE this wireless stuff!

2007-04-20 Thread Tim Wolfe
And they said Ken was to old for that kind of stuff, But I always new he had it in him (sorry for the late reply, I just read this now) Dawn DiPietro wrote: Scriv, There will be another DiPietro around to one day troll the lists. ;-) Regards, Dawn DiPietro John Scrivner wrote: Dawn, Is

Re: [WISPA] How many of you actually use your own service?

2007-04-10 Thread Tim Wolfe
I use my competitors wireless, as I can not service myself. I can tell you that I have nothing to worry about, as I never get more than 512k down, and that is at 2AM. We do cooperate though, and they have hooked up some of their customers to my service. It does make me feel good about myself,

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

2007-03-29 Thread Tim Wolfe
Rick, a little far out of my reach. Sorry Dude! Rick Smith wrote: lol. I don't care if I make nothin off this one - I have to bill them. We're doing three of their stations up here in jersey - their fourth is in aston. they won't do any if we can't do them all. :) -Original

[WISPA] Service in York PA.

2007-03-27 Thread Tim Wolfe
I need to know if anyone can service the York PA area. I have a client there who needs bandwidth ASAP. -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Many thanks

2007-03-16 Thread Tim Wolfe
in the pic is... http://www.sashcosealants.com/home_improvement/products/lexel.shtml Read the specs on that stuff. There isn't a job it can't do. Tim Wolfe likes to use.(I used to use it on commercial gutter installs when I worked for a steel roofing company, it's nice) http://www.geocelusa.com

Re: [WISPA] New WISPA Vendor Member - ValuePoint Networks

2007-03-15 Thread Tim Wolfe
I'll second that one!, Welcome to WISPA!!! Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: Welcome! Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my own

Re: [WISPA] Walmart RFID update

2007-03-15 Thread Tim Wolfe
Here is a link to the specific page at Broadband Reports: http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/82238?brk=2 You can bet there was a good reason that made it to the front page there too. ;-) Ryan Morgan wrote: Dylan, Wal-mart found out about the post on www.dslreports.com on their own. It was

Re: [WISPA] anyone see this?

2007-03-15 Thread Tim Wolfe
Thank The good Lord above that I never signed the TelCove contract for bandwidth last year!. I mean, you really have no idea what the local provider was doing wrong, but to turn off a school district and fire CO on that system, COME ON!. You can bet the lawsuits from the school district alone

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

2007-03-12 Thread Tim Wolfe
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dawn DiPietro Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 8:24 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] NorthWest PA / SouthEast PA - Service Needed Driving would be 4hrs 45 min and 249 miles according to google. ;-) Tim Wolfe wrote: I am not sure mileage wise, but it is at LEAST

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

2007-03-11 Thread Tim Wolfe
I am not sure mileage wise, but it is at LEAST a 3.5hr drive for me. JohnnyO wrote: How far away are you from that location ? JohnnyO -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tim Wolfe Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2007 8:53 PM To: WISPA General

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

2007-03-10 Thread Tim Wolfe
Hey Johnny, I would love too, but that one would require one heck of a PtP shot!. I don't think there is anyone there??. JohnnyO wrote: Can Anyone service this location Link to a google map - Location http://maps.google.com/maps?f=qhl=enq=41+39+13+-79+28+53layer=ie=UT

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

2007-03-10 Thread Tim Wolfe
If it is that great?, maybe we should hang an AP and get busy?. Do you know any good consultants that could show us how to do it?., LOL! :-$ JohnnyO wrote: It's a great area sir ! JohnnyO -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tim Wolfe

Re: [WISPA] License Wireless Link. Microwave Networks

2007-03-09 Thread Tim Wolfe
Try First Avenue Networks (Now Fiber Tower). They are really FAST at getting you a PtP license!, sometime just 48hrs. http://www.fibertower.com/ Javier Arigita wrote: I am looking for a high capacity link in license bands. I am having a look at Microwave Networks

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality - a somewhat different take

2007-03-04 Thread Tim Wolfe
After reading this, it becomes very obvious this person does not have a clue? (Or should I say, he is owned by the telcos?) wispa wrote: You can take his views however you wish... But NN legislation is probably on the way, and this could get real ugly...REAL ugly real fast. When DC takes

Re: [WISPA] Widespread abuse of FCC rules, a list...was TV whitespaces

2007-02-07 Thread Tim Wolfe
Hey Gang, After reading this thread for a few hours, I told myself I would shut up and just go away, but I must say, after pacing around the house for awhile and reviewing all of the things that I know in my mind?, I must say something?(Not that anyone gives a rats behind?). Look, what Patrick

[WISPA] Anyone have a clue as to who this may be??

2007-02-07 Thread Tim Wolfe
This a thread that is rolling over at the DSL Reports forum, and I must say, it is getting stranger by the moment? http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,1391 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

Re: [WISPA] Anyone have a clue as to who this may be??

2007-02-07 Thread Tim Wolfe
Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tim Wolfe Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 11:31 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Anyone have a clue as to who this may be?? This a thread that is rolling over at the DSL Reports forum, and I must say

Re: [WISPA] Anyone have a clue as to who this may be??

2007-02-07 Thread Tim Wolfe
Hmmm..., I am sorry if I ruffled Your feathers Dylan?. I really didn't want to start a major debate, nor do You need to reply and defend Your position, as I understand it and respect it 100%. I was simply looking to see if anyone had seen this sales pitch before?. I am thinking maybe an old

Re: [WISPA] Widespread abuse of FCC rules, a list...was TV whitespaces

2007-02-07 Thread Tim Wolfe
was good. The WISP business is here to stay and the things that I mentioned in my first post are real, but they are not insurmountable. Tim Wolfe wrote: Hey Gang, After reading this thread for a few hours, I told myself I would shut up and just go away, but I must say, after pacing around

Re: [WISPA] SmartPhone Happiness...

2007-01-23 Thread Tim Wolfe
OK, Since we are on this topic?. I picked up a Samsung BlackJack about a week ago, and to this point, I have some very mixed emotions?. I used to have an old Palm PDA and I carried my cell phone, so You can understand that trying to go to one device was a no brainer?. I love the look and feel

Re: [WISPA] Point to Point Link Help

2006-12-06 Thread Tim Wolfe
Matt, While You are correct in that statement, the TR5plus radios can handle more smaller packets per second than the standard TR5a units?. Thats what I thought I read? Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: Jory Privett wrote: I have a need for a new PtP link that is 12.5 miles. The LoS is good and

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-18 Thread Tim Wolfe
Cliff Leboeuf wrote: 1. I don't agree that 'vehicle' insurance covers ANYTHING that arises due to the vehicle or its use. 'Vehicle' insurance covers things when used as a 'vehicle'... Driving accidents. Even if you have 'vehicle' insurance on a bucket truck, you would need 'liability AND

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tim Wolfe
Tom, I do share some of same views that You have. I just thought it would be a good idea to present the pros and cons of omitting information. There are 2 types of insurance customers it seems?. The first one is like Yourself. You buy the insurance because You have to, and the thought of using

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tim Wolfe
Tom DeReggi wrote: Excellent point Travis. It would be covered under business liabilty insurance and/or workman's comp. Auto insurance is meant to cover the driver or other guy that got hurt in a driving accident. Never once heard of a bucket contributing to a driving accident with another

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-15 Thread Tim Wolfe
Tom DeReggi wrote: If its a standard VAN / Truck body, Don't tell them about the bucket! Call it a VAN, not a Bucket truck! Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband As an insurance agent for the last 16 years in the state of PA(Besides running a WISP too for

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-13 Thread Tim Wolfe
I was thinking I would be the devils advocate, and ask this question: Why go thru all the hassle of learning Mikrotik(Which, IMHO, Is a PITA), when You can save the learning curve, and use Tranzeo, Deliberant or even HighGain Antennas solutions that are cheap and easy to administer and a

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-11 Thread Tim Wolfe
Richard Goodin wrote: Guys; These all sound great. I was reading just a couple months back about a WISP operator that had a severe problem. Just a few yards away, maybe 300 feet, another guy put up his tower. I think they were both on 2.4 GHZ, and someone suggested a different AP that

Re: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ?

2006-04-10 Thread Tim Wolfe
JohnnyO wrote: WTF! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 9:27 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ? I'll give you that, but when someone responds to my

Re: [WISPA] Have a Merry Christmas

2005-12-24 Thread Tim Wolfe
John Scrivner wrote: I have certainly been blessed this year. My business has grown and I have had everything I could ever want from life. I am looking forward to spending a bunch of time with family and friends and celebrating Christmas together. I hope all of you have everything you could

[WISPA] Service in or around Coal Township PA 17866

2005-10-21 Thread Tim Wolfe
Anybody service this area?. If not, does anybody want to go in with me and start a WISP there? -- Timothy E. Wolfe WaveCrazy Communications http://www.wavecrazy.net 717-274-8730 Member WISPA -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

Re: [WISPA] shipping info for Mac D.

2005-09-30 Thread Tim Wolfe
Mac, If You send me the $$, I will just turn around and donate it back to You via the website and Your paypal account. Keep smiling and doing good!. Keep Your cash! Mac Dearman wrote: Tim Wolfe wrote: Hey Mac, the package is on the way. Since I don't have the email address to send tracking

Re: [WISPA] shipping info for Mac D.

2005-09-28 Thread Tim Wolfe
Hey Mac, the package is on the way. Since I don't have the email address to send tracking, here it is(now everybody can track it!!) FedEx: 057274810085245 inclosed in the package is: 10-3ft jumpers-Times Microwave LMR400 and connectors 10 rolls of electrical tape(Not Scotch 33, but good enough

Re: [WISPA] Macs address

2005-09-26 Thread Tim Wolfe
Mac and anyone else who knows?, What address should I be sending these cables too?. I threw in some zip ties and rolls of tape too!. I have 10 done, and will have another 20 by Weds. or Thurs.. Just let me know!! -- Timothy E. Wolfe WaveCrazy Communications http://www.wavecrazy.net

Re: [WISPA] Post from JohnnyO, Help NEEDED!

2005-09-26 Thread Tim Wolfe
in as well as the jumpers from Tim Wolfe ! (nudge nudge) All I am lacking now is 1 Tlink10 w/ext connectors. JohnnyO -Original Message- *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Scott Reed *Sent:* Sunday, September 25, 2005 9:57 PM *To:* WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Emergncy Relief List Server

2005-09-26 Thread Tim Wolfe
Scriv, It appears that I have been booted also. For what reason I am not sure, as I have done every thing in my power to work with both camps to Get the job done?. If this in fact the case?, I will most assuredly use my influence(If I have any?) and connections to pass on the fact that I have

Re: [WISPA] Joe Laura

2005-09-26 Thread Tim Wolfe
Scriv, The # for Joe Laura is: 504-416-3641 -- Timothy E Wolfe WaveCrazy Communications http://www.wavecrazy.net 717-274-8730 office 717-273-6122 fax 717-507-2221 cell -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] Johnny O's trip to Mac's

2005-09-23 Thread Tim Wolfe
Johnny O, Mac isn't worried about the 4 kids, its You he is concerned about!! :-X . Be careful, and get the hell out of there. Be sure to take along a can of fix-a-flat(LMAO!!), and keep Billy away from the rats :-) . Nah, on the serious side, Go to Mac's with Your family and ride this thing

Re: [WISPA] gulf coast wisps (list in Southwest Louisiana)

2005-09-23 Thread Tim Wolfe
Johnny, was the the same generator we had at Camp WTF??(wireless task force hehe). If so, I would say You throughly tested it?LOL! -- Timothy E Wolfe WaveCrazy Communications http://www.wavecrazy.net 717-274-8730 office 717-273-6122 fax 717-507-2221 cell -- WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] cable needs for relief efforts?

2005-09-23 Thread Tim Wolfe
Mac, You will pay nothing!. I will make them up today if possible, but more than likely, it will be Sat. till I get them done. Consider it a done thing. I will look at my connectors also, and if need be, I will order more and keep knocking them out! -- Timothy E Wolfe WaveCrazy Communications

Re: [WISPA] cable needs for relief efforts?

2005-09-23 Thread Tim Wolfe
OK, If You are out there reading this, and You have the crimp on connectors(No screw on types please) N male, I could use some. If every WISP out there would just send me 6 connectors, I can crank out 3 foot jumpers until the cows come home. I have the heat shrink, and I solder the center pin

Re: [WISPA] Cables

2005-09-23 Thread Tim Wolfe
I now have the adhesive backed shrink tubing, as I got it today at the electrical supply, and 50 N connectors in route to my home via a donation. I am going to get busy right now!!. They'll be there soon Mac!! -- Timothy E Wolfe WaveCrazy Communications http://www.wavecrazy.net 717-274-8730

Re: [WISPA] Mounting pole size

2005-09-22 Thread Tim Wolfe
Hey Johhny, I love Ya' man, but don't EVER expect me to hire You for any painting jobs anytime soon!!, WTF??, Tim -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Rita

2005-09-22 Thread Tim Wolfe
Make some room, and stock up on the Coors light. I'll be there soon I hope? Cliff wrote: JohnnyO, That sounds like a lot of cement rubble to have to save your ass from underneath. Cliff - Work 985-879-3219 www.cssla.com www.triparish.net -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] [WISPBONE] our first connection to another WISP

2005-09-19 Thread Tim Wolfe
HmmInterested in doing what?(Sorry, I didn't read the other emails, I am a little busy right now. :-) -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] [WISPBONE] our first connection to another WISP

2005-09-19 Thread Tim Wolfe
LMAO!!!, You are a crazy SOB!! ;-) -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Wireless Communication Support

2005-09-01 Thread Tim Wolfe
I have just filled out the form on the part 15.org website to give up my time and some radios(yes, I know it is part 15, but I really want to help). I have a few old Avaya ROR's laying around that would work really well for PtP links, and I can leave them there and forget about them if