Re: [WISPA] Anyone ever mount gear on flagpole style tower?

2010-01-12 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I used some 4in pipe for a mast (about 15ft). Welded studs and used J mounts. On another one we used angle iron and grade 8 bolts to make a brace, welded studs off the angle. Scott Carullo wrote: I will need to... can you share with me how it is configured inside? Thinking about some UBNT

Re: [WISPA] public subnet

2009-12-18 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Routing or firewall setup issues. I pass a /24 and a /8 (NAT) across my entire network. I use one place of NAT (well a few users still have in house NAT) I would do traceroutes from and to the end IPs and see where things start to look wrong. RickG wrote: OK, I've got a good one. I’m trying to

Re: [WISPA] public subnet

2009-12-18 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Routing or firewall setup issues. I pass a /24 and a /8 (NAT) across my entire network. I use one place of NAT (well a few users still have in house NAT) I would do traceroutes from and to the end IPs and see where things start to look wrong. RickG wrote

Re: [WISPA] One long @#$% day!

2009-12-07 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
SShhh, don't tell him that, hes a StarOS guy =) Along the same, my primary site went down last night, cycling every 30~45seconds. -15F reported at the site this morning. RB433 is spec'd for -4FW T F Time to replace it with a few NS's and a RB450/750 in better temp controlled case. To bad

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-27 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
series) I don't see Multicast Rate, just Allow all Yup the M's I have do not allow you to set a fixed rate. I should have been clearer in that I meant that the AirMax stuff was different then the AirOS stuff. On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:20 PM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
You can change the multicast rate on the non airmax units. Mine are enroute so have not tried with the airmax gear. I have not heard back about the units. At 130 ea, a Roku with the same features as the low end unit, will be more cost effective. I am still researching about the licensing

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
we started doing this. Before, when we were watching IPTV off our fiber headend, we were doing it over EoIP. On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 9:19 PM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: You can change the multicast rate on the non airmax units. Mine are enroute so have

Re: [WISPA] Mushroom Truffle BBNA

2009-11-23 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
-5123 x106 (US/Can) +1 574-935-8484 x106 (Int'l) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of jree...@18-30chat.net Sent: Saturday, November 21, 2009 9:22 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mushroom Truffle BBNA

Re: [WISPA] Mushroom Truffle BBNA

2009-11-21 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Understand that what they do is have a co-lo where they have lots and lots of BW (one hopes). Then, tunnel out across the links at your end into the colo, and bond the tunnels. You then look like their IP's to the world. http://mushroomnetworks.com/product.aspx?product_id=1009 NGL wrote: Has

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo Troubles

2009-11-17 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I run everything client in as a router (no nat) and have a central nat server. no pesky nat tables at the client end, or my end (MT, 1gb ram, 1.2ghz p3) and never sees more then ~15% cpu. AP's run in bridged mode for that few extra cycles, with a MT behind em. Mark Stephenson wrote: If the CPEs

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-16 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
That seams reasonable. Did I understand you correctly earlier in that you can not talk about the license process due to NDA, or due to not being directly involved? I will be contacting Avail Media and checking into their offerings. Jayson Baker wrote: We got OK to do it over MT equipment in

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-16 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
just takes money. Usually when you want one channel from a content provider, they make you offer them all. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: jree...@18-30chat.net Sent: Sunday

Re: [WISPA] XR2 radio firmware

2009-11-16 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
The atheros driver contains the radio firmware. Thats part of what the 'driver' is. The firmware is (in part) what decides if you can do 5/10/20/40 etc modes and the driver is how you interface into those features. Josh Luthman wrote: Not to my knowledge. The only software you can change is

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-16 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Well thats exactly what I had in mind. Its the licensing portion that is getting me. Now, the requirement for enc to the STB, is not that big a deal, unless they can mandate what type and such. I also know that some places are doing a IP feed over there digital channel @19mbit (2sd 1 hd, iirc). In

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-16 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
That is why my target is to just qualify for being a CATV operator (and my target spots are the same, less then 15 channels, all but one is OTA). Using multicast, all say, 20 channels will head out, no extra use per TV and no VoD. (for the wireless network). This also assumes its a dedicated

Re: [WISPA] Metered Billing

2009-11-15 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
This is pretty easy to do. I had a small app I tried out a few years ago. It would test a connection out and do a few link diagnostics. It also checked a webserver and would display notices, etc, for reporting downtime, repair schedules and what not. Overall, it was not much of a hit with people.

Re: [WISPA] Metered Billing (time of use billing)

2009-11-15 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Oh my that is insane kw/h pricing. Happen to know what there buy back rates are? Here I pay .07 kw/h with a buy back of .02 kw/h. I have thought of doing time rates, but for now I turn down p2p, etc, during peek times and kick it up at off peek. This worked well till the major push over to

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-15 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: jree...@18-30chat.net Sent: Monday, November 09, 2009 8:44 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it? I have been looking at some IPTV options and basically

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-15 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
? It is 'simple' to setup a IP feed. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. --- Albert Einstein On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 11:50 PM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net

[WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I have been looking at some IPTV options and basically, there does not seam to be a whole lot of options. I can A) build my own IP headend B) nada . I can not find a single IPTV provider that truly caters to the resident, soho, etc. There is one that does so for huge cable op's but thats not

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
feeds from their super-headend (aggregator). They work with the networks and it makes licensing and such a little easier. On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 7:44 AM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: I have been looking at some IPTV options and basically, there does not seam

Re: [WISPA] Netflix, Hula starting to creat issues with network.

2009-11-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
NetFlix has a dynamic codec and bandwidth sensor. I have a few customers that stream. They all have asked why it starts out nice and slowly starts to look worse. I explain that they start out at 10mbit and lose X% bandwidth over Y Time till they are at the 2mb account they have paid for. One

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
to. What I have looked into with them is they have a may not cross public right of way clause making is useless for anything except MDU's, or is that only with dish network label setups? Will check it out. On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 9:16 AM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote

Re: [WISPA] IPTV -- Anyone doing it?

2009-11-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
and access). etc. etc. etc. Bah! Now see that kills the Roku's and other STB's like them. I wonder how they deal with netflix/hulu on xbox/ps3 On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 10:56 AM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Jayson Baker wrote: Building the headend isn't that difficult

Re: [WISPA] NAT issue with Hotmail/Yahoo/Google

2009-10-28 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I agree and disagree with you. NAT is good and works well for most home users. I have issues with consoles and NAT, wherein I have many users who want to game together, and xbox doesn't let that happen nicely. I hand out 1 public to those who need it, more for those who want to pay. As for network

Re: [WISPA] Link stability

2009-10-26 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Was that the best the link would do before the wind? It might seam odd, but have you tried cross pol at one end? Ive got a dish here, the bunp on the feed is 180* off from the specs, made for lots of fun. No no, the paper says this is right, it just isn't lined up half hour later sure, lets flip

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti NanoStation Loco2 (can i use 2 for bridge?)

2009-10-26 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
you will need to use WDS to make a true bridge. Works fine. I would go with a 5ghz radio, if for no other reason then that 99% of 'war drivers' are using 2ghz radios. You could drop to 5mhz channels and get away from that for a while but 5/10 mhz channels are coming to war drivers. Next reason

Re: [WISPA] FCC WANTS UNUSED SPECTRUM GIVEN BACK

2009-10-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Yea but what does it mean for us? Everything I have seen makes this look like the FCC is only interested in the cell carriers. Maybe a trade can be done, some existing cellular spectrum is given over in exchange for the new spectrum? Id kill to have some cellular spectrum.

Re: [WISPA] Verizon Wireless = Joke

2009-10-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I talked to US Cellular once about 5 years ago. IIRC their fee was $2000 + $750/antenna and you have to rent ground space from the land owner ($1800/mo) for 10x10. Cameron Kilton wrote: I was interested in a Verizon Wireless tower, than they tell me there is a non-refundable $2500 application

Re: [WISPA] Verizon Wireless = Joke

2009-10-09 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
How is that legal!? And does apply to all antennas or to towers? And how do they define a tower? plants face on desk Tim Sylvester wrote: In Santa Cruz County California, it can cost $25K to go through the permitting process to install an antenna. The County charges $6,000 for a use permit

Re: [WISPA] OT - Text Messages

2009-09-29 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Our kids should get together. Liam (6) and Grayson (3) both 'give the world internet' with various toys (talkie talkies). Its bad mojo to leave a radio/poe on the table with them around. They learned what magic smoke is and why its bad to let it out (RB133C + StarOS POE) =\ D. Ryan Spott

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
and terrain are you dealing with? -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of jree...@18-30chat.net Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 4:35 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Micropops My entire network is pretty

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Thats the point of the mpops. There are few places where I can not find some part of my network (or some other open wireless). I carry a PS2 and a bullet5 with 19db panel. Inverter in the van, spare battery + 200ft 10/3 cord, 10ft pole + tripod + cinder blocks. I can run down the block and drop a

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-24 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
My entire network is pretty much done as micropops. I use 5ghz for BH to all primary points with a mix of 5g and 2.4g AP's off the BH where needed. Most of the pops are using 5ghz feeds (I think there are less then 10 left with 2.4g feeds, and all of those are 10mhz channels and just work. When

Re: [WISPA] Micropops

2009-09-24 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
inline Mark Nash wrote: I'd like to hear opinions on what Micropops do to your business. 1. How many customers do you look for before you install even the least expensive MPoP? 1 I can not think of a single person (on my net) that does not have a laptop. They need a AP so you mighht as

Re: [WISPA] wind jammer communications

2009-09-14 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Depends on what you want to do with the cable, condition of the cable, etc. I did some tests with coaxial ethernet and were very impressed. Now only I could have got the local plants that went down for some larger scale testing. sa...@michianawireless.com wrote: Ok here is the current situation.

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti CPEs - SuperAG

2009-09-05 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
verify on your AP that those features are actually functioning? Mark Nash UnwiredWest 78 Centennial Loop Suite E Eugene, OR 97401 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax http://www.unwiredwest.com - Original Message - From: jree...@18-30chat.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti CPEs - SuperAG

2009-09-03 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Mmmm. My Bullet 5's have ff/comp settings. I wonder if that is a mistake? Mark Nash wrote: According to Ubiquiti, these DO support ff comp: Nanostation 5 Nanostation Loco 5 Bullet 2 HP Picostation 2 HP All powerstations All others do not, including: Nanostation 2 Nanostation Loco

Re: [WISPA] Senate Bill

2009-09-03 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
The real shame here is that is has nothing to do with cyber-security. There is no inbound service attack that is not better dealt with by shutting off the attacked network then by turning off everyone else. Don't forget its dirt simple to go X failed Y times, block traffic from X for Z hours with

Re: [WISPA] WTB: MikroTik RB/411 with blown ethernet ports

2009-08-01 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
OUCH! Now that is a high failure rate. Not a big deal as its the one, but very annoying issue when it first came up. The ping watchdog was on the #2 port. The weather was good so I am really thinking/hope its spiders. If not oh well, its the only non obvious board failure in 5 years. The rest

Re: [WISPA] Bullets

2009-06-27 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Will they cover damage caused by power issues? I can not see them doing it. As far as I have been able to find, no, the caps/plugs are not sold. RickG wrote: Since they've only been out since December, I'd assume all Bullets are still under manufacturers warranty? But, while on the

[WISPA] Bullets

2009-06-26 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Anyone have some dead bullets they will sell? I am in need or 2 or 3 (mainly the end caps) Jeromie WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Bullets

2009-06-26 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
My bad, I thought I had Ubnt in the topic. Ubiquiti Bullets, need 2 end caps and extra seal, or 3 end caps. Jeromie Josh Luthman wrote: We talking copper or Ubiquiti..? On 6/26/09, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Anyone have some dead bullets they will sell? I am in need

Re: [WISPA] 2 set of bullet5's and 2 hp2524's + LACP = Problems?

2009-06-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Are the bullets in WDS mode, if not you will have proxy ARP for one direction and not the other. This will really mess with routing/link protocols. Fire up wireshark and post a short capture (starting before adding the links to right after adding them). If you add just one link or the other,

Re: [WISPA] Suggestions on Firewall

2009-06-24 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
A RB450 should work well. You can load linux onto them if you have some special requirement or application (if so check that it will compile on mips setup). Patrick D.. Nix, Jr wrote: Any suggestions on a good linux firewall distro. I'm looking at either implementing this or going with an

Re: [WISPA] New ZBot variant for Outlook

2009-06-23 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Maybe if people did not use Outbreak Express and Internet Exploiter it would not be such a problem. Charles Wyble wrote: Ah. I've been seeing a lot of those. I knew they were malware or some other nonsense. Thanks for sharing. Bleh e-mail is going to die off soon, or usage models of

Re: [WISPA] New ZBot variant for Outlook

2009-06-23 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
would be targeting Firefox :) On 6/23/09, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Maybe if people did not use Outbreak Express and Internet Exploiter it would not be such a problem. Charles Wyble wrote: Ah. I've been seeing a lot of those. I knew they were malware or some

Re: [WISPA] New ZBot variant for Outlook

2009-06-23 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 5:23 PM, jree...@18-30chat.net jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: I agree. And we would still see a drastic

Re: [WISPA] Suggestions on Firewall

2009-06-18 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
As much as I love Mikrotik they do not have Snort. It is a very valuable tool. That said, you can do like i do and run Snort on a dedicated ethernet port on one of your existing servers and mirror everything to it. That combined with MT's firewall abilities is great. I have been working on dynamic

Re: [WISPA] LACP + Wi-Fi = ghettofabulous big wireless pipes?

2009-06-12 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Yes that will work. I am not sure if the link layer fault detect will work correctly so you might need to run Spanning Tree also. Something that can be a issue is if say you have 4 links and one is running 24mbit modulation and the rest are 54, your going to have issues with the slow link. If

Re: [WISPA] OT: Printers

2009-06-01 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I sell (and use) HP PSC printers. The white with light grey, not the dark gray ones (I do not knwo why the dark ones are such POS's). Never touch a Lexmark (or Dell Home/SOHO AIO series, same brand). Lately I have been pushing the Brother HL-2170W. Fast PPS with inexpensive refills. BW only (they

Re: [WISPA] affordable 2.4 GHz repeaters

2009-04-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
What do you mean lack of? There is a client list, Station MAC Signal, dBm Noise, dBm Tx Rate Rx Rate Idle (sec) 00:16:xx:xx:xx:xx-62-9636M54M15 00:18:xx:xx:xx:xx-69-9636M1M15 and per station info, scan mode (in client and ap

Re: [WISPA] affordable 2.4 GHz repeaters

2009-04-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
It makes a great CPE drop in replacement. It also works well if you use 12v POE switch's, hard to find reasonably priced ones tho. Brian Rohrbacher wrote: I'm still up in the air about the bullet. By the time you add antenna and power supply, the cost goes up. But then again, most of us

[WISPA] Fiber/Coax Deployment, Common Carrier?

2009-04-24 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
If you deploy a fiber only network, or a coaxial only network (100% IP) are you forced into being a common carrier? The way way I read it, no you do not. The way a partner reads it, Yes, you do/can be. I know many people here have talked about doing/have done fiber/coax deployments. Where did

Re: [WISPA] Using Tranzeo as CPE for rural community

2009-04-02 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
A 6yo and 3yo (both in may) can do a box of 2000 in about the same amount of time. The things they do with tools in less time is truly scary. Daddy we fixed the door! Uhm, what was wrong with it? Our keys don't fit it now Yes, you do not have any keys for the door No, Grayson put glue in it

Re: [WISPA] Using ADSL to transport 802.11 user traffic

2009-03-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Are you looking to put a ethernet port in each room, or total wifi coverage, or both? Zhone and VDSL primarily are geared for ethernet in each room. Its pretty easy to do a total wifi coverage. I have used a mix of HomePlug and HPNA to reach key points for AP placement. Each site is different and

Re: [WISPA] Angry IP Scanner

2009-02-11 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I would upgrade your AV before tossing AngryIP out. =-) Give the windows port of nmap a go. Steve Barnes wrote: We have used angry IPSCANNER for years around the office for years to do odds and ends IP scans. Norton Anti-everything hates it and the new 2009 version wont let me exclude it.

Re: [WISPA] NWR:cellular phone question

2009-02-10 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
In addition to unlocking it, you flash it to recover locked features. If you have a free and clear phone its easy enough to get them unlocked. Flashing a phone can be a pain, mostly in finding a flash that is not also locked or that has the features that you want. Most phone manufactures are not

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-02 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
I got rid of my full sized 96 GMC Suburban (7~13mpg) and got me a 05 Dodge Caravan (19~30mpg). It handles a 35ft extension ladder + a boot of gear = ) Josh Luthman wrote: What does everyone use for a service vehicle? We have an 1999 f250 that is at the end of it's road. It has the

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-02 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
PT Cruiser?!! I shudder. I would go for another Caravan. The only thing I wish mine had was 4wd. I am likely getting a S10 blazer for the rough work. rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: We use an old Dodge Caravan. These have drip rails on them to fasten standard ladder racks to, and carry

Re: [WISPA] Advanced Cybernetics Group?

2009-01-25 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
They are the host company for SkyNet, you have found a advanced node. 2953 Bunker Hill Lane Suite 400 Santa Clara CA 95054 www.advancedcybernetics.com (The building looks like the same from the movie too) Jason wrote: Anyone know who they are and what they make? I saw a MAC id pop up in a

Re: [WISPA] Google's email services for ISPs

2009-01-06 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
Using Google hosted email is ok, but, has some drawbacks. Namely the SSL cert and funky IMAP support. If it could be better integrated into a website (IE, into my.foo.com instead of google.com/a/my.foo.com) I would love it. Maybe that can be done with a better understanding of the Google API?

Re: [WISPA] Instructions/diagram for framing and pouring concrete pad?

2008-12-29 Thread jree...@18-30chat.net
When I do this we would make a 2x2 frame with plywood on each side and pre-drill the holes. This would sit over the concrete form with the J's bolted in place. lakel...@gbcx.net wrote: I agree... Total PITA lining up rod. We use sleeve anchors or threaded rod and Hilti epoxy. Sent from