Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-05 Thread Eric Rogers
:) Yup. We had 3 hit... We're back up and running. Eric -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 12:12 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Shielded cable

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Reed
PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only on 18v not higher

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Reed
] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Carullo
x102 Original Message From: Jayson Baker jay...@spectrasurf.com Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 10:19 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Try using shielded cable, and you won't have a problem. We're installed thousands

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Carullo
@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik You lost me - drain wire? Soldered onto a plastic rj45? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Carullo
...@shelbybb.com Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 11:10 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Yea, we solder and heat shrink the ends on all our tower gear. Less problems, but still doesn't stop direct strikes, lol. Regards, Chuck Hogg Shelby Broadband

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Josh Luthman
General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Yea, we solder and heat shrink the ends on all our tower gear. Less problems, but still doesn't stop direct strikes, lol. Regards, Chuck Hogg Shelby Broadband 502-722-9292 ch...@shelbybb.com http

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Carullo
, 2009 11:45 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Same here, installation is key! We have 532s up for at least 4 years on one tower. Its 300 foot from a AM 1000watt hotstick. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Dennis Burgess
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik A 532 and a rb411 do not react the same to lightning You could have them 2 inches a part and the rb411 gets eth port whacked every time while the RB532 - and anything else in your inventory keeps on ticking. It is a board weakness even though I don't

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Jayson Baker
03, 2009 11:10 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Yea, we solder and heat shrink the ends on all our tower gear. Less problems, but still doesn't stop direct strikes, lol. Regards, Chuck Hogg Shelby Broadband 502-722-9292 ch

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Jayson Baker
321-205-1100 x102 Original Message From: Jayson Baker jay...@spectrasurf.com Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 10:19 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Try using shielded cable, and you won't have a problem. We're

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Jayson Baker
Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 10:06 AM To: sc...@brevardwireless.com sc...@brevardwireless.com, WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik It did for us, but we always ensure a good electrical ground from end to end. Maybe you're not soldering the drain

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Jayson Baker
AM To: sc...@brevardwireless.com sc...@brevardwireless.com, WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Thousands between Colorado and Costa Rica On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Scott Carullo sc...@brevardwireless.comwrote: And you have RB411's

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Mike Hammett
Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 7:10 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Every 133 I used had a problem. Be it software, hardware, DOA, lightning, whatever. Out of dozens out there none survived and were replaced

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Reed
:) Scott Carullo Brevard Wireless 321-205-1100 x102 Original Message From: Chuck Hogg ch...@shelbybb.com Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 11:10 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Yea, we solder and heat shrink the ends

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Eric Muehleisen
Scott, So do you solder or ground the shielded end at any point or just ground the drain wire only? -Eric Scott Reed wrote: From way back when I was an electrical engineering student, ground one end. Or ground every 10 to 20 feet along the run. Otherwise you have the potential for a

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Josh Luthman
Original Message From: Chuck Hogg ch...@shelbybb.com Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 11:10 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Yea, we solder and heat shrink the ends on all our tower gear. Less problems, but still doesn't stop direct

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread jp
We typically hook the drain wire up to screw terminals on a buss bar, like you'd use for the neutrals/grounds in a breaker panel. They are only a few dollars at the hardware store. This buss bar is usually bolted to the grounded rack or copper grounding plate that the coax lightning arrestors

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Scott Reed
Depends on the cable. For most of it, I just run the drain wire to the ground block. For the BDDN cable, I found some ground clamps that are like alligator clips with screws. You put one jaw inside the shield, one between the shield and the jacket and the teeth pierce the shield. If I can find

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-04 Thread Jayson Baker
: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Yea, we solder and heat shrink the ends on all our tower gear. Less problems, but still doesn't stop direct strikes, lol. Regards, Chuck Hogg Shelby Broadband 502-722-9292 ch...@shelbybb.com http://www.shelbybb.com -Original Message

[WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Forbes Mercy
Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only on 18v not higher or loser voltages but it never beeped twice or got to an interface we could use. We just installed another one and it now is giving kernel

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Josh Luthman
I had 2 433ah that were fine for a year until lightning got them. I'm pretty sure I used more of them elsewhere (no problems with anything else though). I would never use a 133 board. I strongly dislike them. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy,

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Dennis Burgess
Sure these are not overclocked? -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Dennis Burgess
: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik I had 2 433ah that were fine for a year until lightning got them. I'm pretty sure I used more of them elsewhere (no problems with anything else though). I would never use a 133 board. I strongly dislike them. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Dennis Burgess
Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only on 18v not higher or loser voltages but it never beeped twice or got to an interface we could use. We just installed another

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Josh Luthman
. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Jayson Baker
? And/or like I suggested overclocked. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Josh Luthman
Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only on 18v not higher or loser voltages

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Jayson Baker
, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only on 18v not higher or loser voltages but it never beeped

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Josh Luthman
- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org ] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Jayson Baker
Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only on 18v not higher or loser

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Josh Luthman
Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Travis Johnson
ss-boun...@wispa.org ] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH'

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Travis Johnson
Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of th

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Josh Luthman
[mailto: wireless-boun...@wispa.org ] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Jayson Baker
. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto: wireless-boun...@wispa.org ] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Jayson Baker
? And/or like I suggested overclocked. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto: wireless-boun...@wispa.org ] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Chuck Hogg
-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jayson Baker Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 11:09 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Yea... I don't think it's black, just how the picture was taken. It's usually a silver or gold wire, seperate from the others and not insulated

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Josh Luthman
Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Defective Microtik Is anybody having problems with R433AH's Microtik cards out of the box lately? We purchased four this year so far and one beeped once only on 18v

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Eje Gustafsson
: [WISPA] Defective Microtik So the superior essex cabling with no drain wire is no good? On 8/3/09, Jayson Baker jay...@spectrasurf.com wrote: The shield does just that - shield, i.e. from interference. The drain wire does just that - drains errant static buildup, etc. On Mon, Aug 3, 2009

Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik

2009-08-03 Thread Dennis Burgess
To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Defective Microtik It's a alu shield on it solder it to the connector or strip of some of the plastic and put a nice clamp with a ground wire to electrical ground. On one tower install that is what we did used coax 400 size ground kits. Shielded connectors