Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-02-07 Thread Steve Stroh
Marlon: I confess that my jaw dropped too, especially that the weight issue came out better for the wired system, but in fairness, read the story a bit more closely. It's not just Internet access that the wireless system was handling - it was also the seatback video, etc. Given that,

Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-01-29 Thread Mike Ireton
If you've ever been to Las Vegas, check out their monorail sometime and I think you'll see the same problem. AP'S and Amplifiers every 300' along the track, obviously the person(s) spec'ing it out, had no prior experience tis' a sad, sad story Mike- Marlon K. Schafer wrote: 200

RE: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-01-29 Thread Patrick Leary
, January 29, 2007 10:15 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs If you've ever been to Las Vegas, check out their monorail sometime and I think you'll see the same problem. AP'S and Amplifiers every 300' along the track, obviously the person(s) spec'ing

Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-01-28 Thread Tom DeReggi
: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2007 11:04 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs 200 lbs of aps and antennas How the hell is THAT possible? I'll bet all of my gear weighs in less than that and I've got

[WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-01-27 Thread Jack Unger
Boeing is dropping it's plans to offer wireless access on the new 787 Dreamliner. It will be using a WIRED network instead. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/301086_boeing25.html The reasons given were: 1. Reducing the aircraft weight. 2. Difficulty in getting regulatory approval in

Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-01-27 Thread fred
An antenna in every row of seats??!! ~fred On 1/27/07, Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Boeing is dropping it's plans to offer wireless access on the new 787 Dreamliner. It will be using a WIRED network instead. -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-01-27 Thread George Rogato
My thinking is that Boeing engineers may have simply failed to learn a lesson that some WISPs have known for years. Any knowledgeable WISP could have told Boeing that putting two dozen access points inside an airplane cabin would create so much self-interference that the system would never

Re: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs

2007-01-27 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
! marlon - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2007 10:34 AM Subject: [WISPA] Boeing Fails to Learn from WISPs Boeing is dropping it's plans to offer wireless access on the new 787 Dreamliner. It will be using a WIRED