Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Rudolph Worrell
I am not sure where you will be getting uplink service to get out to the world from New Orleans but here is a link to someone who may be able to help with that. http://www.livejournal.com/users/interdictor/ Quoting Matt Liotta [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I think at this point there is the support

RE: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Rick Smith
I'm wondering if WISPA has missed the boat for the relief effort. Shouldn't wispa stand behind and work with Part-15 on this one? This isn't a race to look best, but an effort to put WISPs on the map as reliable and trustworthy! http://www.part-15.org/emergencyrelief/equipment.html

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Mike Healy
Guess I'll stick my neck out here and say that I have to agree. Duplication of efforts is NOT what is needed at this point in time... Just my $.02 worth.. Mike Rick Smith wrote: I'm wondering if WISPA has missed the boat for the relief effort. Shouldn't wispa stand behind

Re: [WISPA] Helping the Hurricane Victims

2005-09-02 Thread Matt Larsen - Lists
I am putting together an Asterisk box with four phones and long distance termination for Mac to send to a local shelter. After talking to him yesterday, the need for telecom down there appears to be intense. There are lines of people waiting to use phones and even the normal phone operations

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread John Scrivner
One of our WISPA members, Mac Dearman, has already setup VOIP, Internet, food and shelter for evacuees, He is doing this right now in Louisiana. I do not care who gets the glory on this. I sent Mac $250. He has put out a call for money, food, equipment and people to help him there today. I am

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Mac Dearman
Scriv I appreciate all of you more than you could know. We do not have FEMA or the Red Cross anywhere in our area. If we did I would not be doing what I am doing. It has been left up to whoever will to stand in for these folks. If Part15 will send somebody to this area with what is needed I

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread George
Rick Smith wrote: I'm wondering if WISPA has missed the boat for the relief effort. Shouldn't wispa stand behind and work with Part-15 on this one? This isn't a race to look best, but an effort to put WISPs on the map as reliable and trustworthy!

RE: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread JohnnyO
Oh lord - here we go - nothing like a good pissin match in the middle of the morning on Friday eh ? I definitely applaud Mac for providing the Internet and VOIP to the shelters his church has setup for the Refugees. We have 4 or 5 shelters in the area that we are providing internet to - no go on

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Mac Dearman
Johnny, You are mistaken - - it is not 1 man and its not one shelter. It is 3 Parishes full of evacuees and 11 shelters. (estimated 1100 evacuees) -- Mac Dearman Maximum Access, LLC. www.inetsouth.com 318-728-8600 - Rayville 318-303-4229 318-303-4231 318-450-4349 - Monroe, La 318-303-4227 -

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread George
Mac Dearman wrote: Johnny, You are mistaken - - it is not 1 man and its not one shelter. It is 3 Parishes full of evacuees and 11 shelters. (estimated 1100 evacuees) Mac do you have an address for people to send money to? Like the name of the church, address phone number etc. I would put

RE: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Dan Metcalf
I will add a link on my website as well and post it on the local forums -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 10:48 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up Mac Dearman

RE: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Rick Harnish
My efforts have been hampered by a busy schedule and a request to our WISPA attorney to find out exactly what we can legally do when it comes to funneling money directly to individual WISPs in need. I can tell you that it is very frustrating to deal with when there are so many people in need. I

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Rick, Bullit has a list set up for thier efforts down there. Tehy're organizing an emergency communications response team as we read, so... Get on the list. I'm no fan of Bullit's either, but whatever I may feel personally, doesn't matter. Whoever is putting together action... I'm all for

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up - OFFLIST

2005-09-02 Thread John Scrivner
Could you please quote one place where I have asked for any person to NOT support any effort including Part-15? By the way, thanks for belittling the efforts of myself and several other WISPA members. I have given $450 in the last 48 hours myself directly to people helping the effort. I would

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up - OFFLIST

2005-09-02 Thread John Scrivner
Greatslamming my head in a door! Geez, Scriv Brian Rohrbacher wrote: That was not offlist. John Scrivner wrote: Could you please quote one place where I have asked for any person to NOT support any effort including Part-15? By the way, thanks for belittling the efforts of myself

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up - OFFLIST

2005-09-02 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Great. That is what we wanted to here. WISPA has opened the door. Rick Harnish wrote: Brian and others, I can tell you that I have spent all day working on an attempt to work with Part-15. This isn't about, WISPA, Part-15 or any personal members of either organization. This IS ALL ABOUT

[WISPA] Mobile Access Centers

2005-09-02 Thread Jeff Mabry
UPDATE - Each of our initial three (3) response teams will be equipped with satellite internet access and combined with our mesh gear. We will be providing a Mobile Access Center with WIFI and VOIP services for those folks that have had to relocate and/or relief support personnel to

[WISPA] Part-15/WISPA Cooperative Effort

2005-09-02 Thread Rick Harnish
I have spoken with Michael Anderson this afternoon. He has a time critical report to get off to FEMA and the FCC by noon tomorrow detailing how the WISP industry can help. We have decided it is best to work together to complete this task. I have posted an article on the WISPA webpage which

Re: [WISPA] Part-15/WISPA Cooperative Effort

2005-09-02 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Excellent Rick. Please tell us how the command structure of this works. Who or what needs to be offered to whom? Once you have this, please post.Thanks for your efforts. Mark North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot netsales inquiries

Re: [WISPA] need WISPA to step up

2005-09-02 Thread Tom DeReggi
"and the FCC are desperately trying to re-establish telecommunications throughout New Orleans, and are begging for equipment and help from ISPs and WISPs." Was it really necessary for the writerto use the words "begging"? What a jerk.Maybe Red Cross or Cox Verizon can send the WISPs some

Re: [WISPA] Part-15/WISPA Cooperative Effort

2005-09-02 Thread Tom DeReggi
Rick, Well said. And maybe the next news article will read "WISPs come togeather to restore communications" instead of "begging". Tom DeReggiRapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Rick Harnish To: 'WISPA General List'

[WISPA] Trango Logo on Part-15.org

2005-09-02 Thread Shayne Rose
Michael, Can you please use one of the attached logos for your website. The quality of the one on there looks terrible. thanks, Shayne Rose National Sales Manager a division of Trango Systems, Inc. Mobile: 858-335-2245 Office: 858-653-3900x272 Fax: 858-621-2725 Email: [EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] Part-15/WISPA Cooperative Effort

2005-09-02 Thread Rick Harnish
Mark, The first task at hand is to discover what the WISP industry can offer to FEMA and the FCC to help reestablish the telecommunications infrastructure in the damaged areas. At this point there is no command central but we need to make our donations in the next few hours so that we

Re: [WISPA] Part-15/WISPA Cooperative Effort

2005-09-02 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Rick, I've been on the p-15 list all day, the irc chat rooms all evening. There's a tremendous amount of help offered. Lots of warm bodies and some very good stuff. One of the things I'd like to address, is that there are a LOT of us with small businesses who simply haven't the $$$ to

RE: [WISPA] Part-15/WISPA Cooperative Effort

2005-09-02 Thread JohnnyO
Title: Message Mark - what is the IRC channel on freenode ? JohnnyO -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark KoskenmakiSent: Saturday, September 03, 2005 12:50 AMTo: WISPA General ListSubject: Re: [WISPA] Part-15/WISPA