Re: [WISPA] Good Evening Folks

2006-02-22 Thread Pete Davis
Welcome back to the list, Roger. Marlon, I had a crimper like that with a crack in it. Poor crimps kept biting me in the posterior, till I bought one of these: http://www.all-spec.com/1/viewitem/30-496/ALLSPEC/prodinfo/allspecsession=1393318938D195632promoid=w3path=vend I got mine locally

Re: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Due March 1st

2006-02-22 Thread Dawn
Kurt, Please point out where I said or even implied that you didn't file. You did, however, suggest we should have a poll to decide whether we should comply with FCC regulations. I would like to call your attention to one of your posts where you said, Buy from someone that imports 5.4 moto

Re: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Due March 1st

2006-02-22 Thread Bob Moldashel
Marlon K. Schafer wrote: - Original Message - From: Bob Moldashel [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 6:28 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Due March 1st Oh Marlon, Marlon, Marlon.. Hey Scott, By no

Re: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Due March 1st

2006-02-22 Thread Bob Moldashel
Bob Moldashel wrote: Marlon K. Schafer wrote: - Original Message - From: Bob Moldashel [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 6:28 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Due March 1st Oh Marlon, Marlon, Marlon..

Re: [WISPA] 5.8ghz low power distance limitations

2006-02-22 Thread Bob Moldashel
Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Well I have a perfect 2 mile shot and according to the calcs should be running between -50 and -60 but the tranzeo unit is reporting -73, is there any evidence to suggest that tranzeo's don't report signal levels accurately? Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC 114 S. Walnut St.

[WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi All, I'm looking for a crimper I saw someone talk about. It uses special rj45 connectors that allow the cable to go through the end. Then the crimper crimps and cuts to length at the same time. Anyone know what it's called and where to get the connectors and the crimper? thanks!

Re: [WISPA] 900MHz Systems

2006-02-22 Thread Rick Smith
BFD...it's a connectorized solution...NO internal antenna... SOOO, you gotta now buy a cable, and the antenna... and with tax and shipping, you're back up around $370... Mike Bushard, Jr wrote: What QTY is that pricing at? 100 Pack? Mike Bushard, Jr Wisper Wireless Solutions, LLC

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Rick Smith
they're EZ RJ45 crimpers / ends. and yeah, they're around 50 - 70 cents PER CONNECTOR. BUT I'll tell you whatsince I bought them, I've NEVER remade a cable, NOR have I had to use a cable tester... I won't go back now... actually feel helpless to borrow someone else's crimpers / ends

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Matt Liotta
What is your time worth? -Matt Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: That's it. Thanks! Do you really pay $.60 per connector??? Maybe it's not as nice of a tool as I thought laters, Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)

RE: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Dave Ellis
Got price down to $0.49 in bulk from: http://www.telephoneparts.com/product/EZRJ45?OVRAW=ez-rj45OVKEY=ez%2520rj45 OVMTC=standard#ez-rj45%20crimping%20tool Dave Keep looking -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent:

RE: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Kurt Fankhauser
I can crimp a regular rj45 connector faster than you can crimp your EZ ones. If you know what you are doing you have no problem crimping one. Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC 114 S. Walnut St. Bucyrus, OH 44820 419-562-6405 www.wavelinc.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Fw: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Due March 1st

2006-02-22 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi All, For those that think it's no big deal to not fill this out. Please read the note below from Ellen Burton with the FCC. She's in charge of this form. Guys, they are making this as easy as they can for us. I think we have nothing to gain and much to loose by being a PITA.

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
EZ is not for speed. It's for doing the job right. One service call because of your fast crimp and all the speed for years of fast crimping is lost. Kurt Fankhauser wrote: I can crimp a regular rj45 connector faster than you can crimp your EZ ones. If you know what you are doing you have

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Rick Smith
I'll take that challenge :) I can crimp EZ's faster than you can pull the tension out of a guy wire on the tower someone's climbing! I never said EZ's were for people that didn't know what they were doing, I said they were for people that valued their time Kurt Fankhauser wrote: I can crimp a

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISPA FCC] Mandatory FCC Form 477 info

2006-02-22 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Thanks. That's the native file format that the fcc wants used. But many here don't have excel. Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my

[WISPA] Jack Unger

2006-02-22 Thread Rick Harnish
I would like to welcome Jack Unger to WISPA. He has joined WISPA as a full paid member this morning. His website is http://www.ask-wi.com/ He is best known for his training seminars around the world and for his book, Deploying License-Free Wireless Wide-Area Networks.

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Pete Davis
I have bought those before. They are kind of a cool novelty, but they don't add THAT much reliability/speed/ease of use/etc IMO. pd Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: That's it. Thanks! Do you really pay $.60 per connector??? Maybe it's not as nice of a tool as I thought

RE: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Kurt Fankhauser
Your better off on the ground than on a tower anyway Rick. Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC 114 S. Walnut St. Bucyrus, OH 44820 419-562-6405 www.wavelinc.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 10:55

RE: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Kurt Fankhauser
If you can't do the job right with a non-EZ connector then mabey you should consider a different occupation. Out of thousands of crimps I've never once had a crimp fail and all my crimps are consistant with each other. A good solid RJ-45 crimp is very easy to make if you know what your doing.

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Mark Nash
Please don't continue on this topic. Mark Nash Network Engineer UnwiredOnline.Net 350 Holly Street Junction City, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax - Original Message - From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday,

RE: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers THREAD NOW CLOSED!

2006-02-22 Thread Rick Harnish
To All, I agree, this thread is starting to get old and is bordering on verbal attacks from several parties. Enough opinions have been given for people to make up their own mind. Just because one person likes or dislikes something doesn't mean that others will. Please refrain from pushing your

RE: [WISPA] Wispcon?

2006-02-22 Thread Victoria
Title: Message Oh well, decided to baby-sit my network and spend the money on joining WISPA ;-) Maybe I will catch you too, at the next one. Victoria Proffer www.StLouisBroadBand.com 314-974-5600 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Linda PondSent: Wednesday,

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread JohnnyO
I'm the one who turned Rick and many others onto these Marlon - We've been using them for almost 3yrs. We have had 1 truck roll due to a bad crimp in this amount of time. Yes they are expensive if you look at it on a per crimp basis - but what is $1.10 per install worth to you in time /

[WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread ISPlists
Does anyone have a good recommendation on some Mesh equipment. I have a small town that wants to provide Internet access to the entire town and I'm thinking of using mesh technology. Any ideas would be great. Thanks, Steve -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread George
ISPlists wrote: Does anyone have a good recommendation on some Mesh equipment. I have a small town that wants to provide Internet access to the entire town and I'm thinking of using mesh technology. Any ideas would be great. Thanks, Steve Lonnie just released a beta mesh upgrade for

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread Jack Unger
Unless you expect to handle only very low levels of traffic, avoid mesh nodes with only one radio. Choose nodes that have one radio on 2.4 GHz for customer connections and one radio on 5.8 GHz for backhauling. In other words, separate the access traffic from the backhaul traffic. Your overall

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread JohnnyO
Kurt is slowly proving himself as an idiot on this list. Kurt - GROW UP - You don't always have to be the person to one up everyone. JohnnyO On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 13:54 -0500, Brian Rohrbacher wrote: EZ is not for speed. It's for doing the job right. One service call because of your

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers. Please take this offlist.

2006-02-22 Thread George
JohnnyO wrote: Kurt is slowly proving himself as an idiot on this list. Kurt - GROW UP - You don't always have to be the person to one up everyone. JohnnyO Maybe the best way to handle gripes is to take it off list and email him directly. The other day on the dslreports list that Mark

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
The local electronics store sold me a pair of crimpers that listed for $55, but since the package was trashed, he gave me $10 off. Boy, I have never regretted it. No more of those cheap ones. Not a single bad crimp since I changed crimpers and yes, we use the cheap standard ends. We had

RE: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers. Please take this offlist.

2006-02-22 Thread Jerry Roy
Whaa wha wha wha wh! Guys, your making me sick. Please stop - Pleaseeaasee. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 3:37 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA]

[WISPA] Wireless Internet - Longview Texas - Request

2006-02-22 Thread JohnnyO
Anyone covering this area - contact me offlist - have a business account for you. JohnnyO -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread George
Hi Jack, This is the way Lonnie described his version of mesh a few months back. George Jack Unger wrote: Unless you expect to handle only very low levels of traffic, avoid mesh nodes with only one radio. Choose nodes that have one radio on 2.4 GHz for customer connections and one radio on

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread Jack Unger
George, I haven't seen his description but I'm glad to hear he's on the right track. Do you recall a link to his information? Thanks, jack George wrote: Hi Jack, This is the way Lonnie described his version of mesh a few months back. George Jack Unger wrote: Unless you expect

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread Lonnie Nunweiler
This is from a post I made in the Summer. It runs very nicely on out 4 radio WAR boards. Pretty sweet actually. Lonnie * I think you are basing your dislike on standard AdHoc mesh. Remember I too have come out and said it is not worth our time. We have

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread Tom DeReggi
Or realize that everyone in the world is using the precious 5.8Ghz spectrum already for long critical links, that are limited to 5.8Ghz for PtP rule higher SU antenna, or long distance. 5.3Ghz is an ideal backhaul channel for MESH, up to 7 miles (with 2 ft dish), and avoid the interference

[WISPA] HELP M2 Yagi won't work NEED to install tonight!

2006-02-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
I am trying to get an install done tonight but can only get -112 dbm on a Canopy SM with a M2 yagi. I hung the Canopy yesterday (my first one) and did an install. I did one install earlier today with the 13 dbi yagi from CTI, so I know I'm not doing something on the radio wrong. Anyway,

Re: [WISPA] WAS.....HELP M2 Yagi won't.......Problem Fixed

2006-02-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Some IDIOT that was in my enclosure bumped the power supply and unplugged the AP. The idiot was me. Brian Rohrbacher wrote: I am trying to get an install done tonight but can only get -112 dbm on a Canopy SM with a M2 yagi. I hung the Canopy yesterday (my first one) and did an install. I

[WISPA] Solectek Skyway 7000

2006-02-22 Thread Matt Glaves
I have never used the Solectek equipment and am looking at either trying their Skyway 7101 or the Trango Atlas for some short building to building links. I have seen enough favorable posts about the Atlas to know plenty of you are using it successfully although I sure wish I could get one

Re: Fw: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Due March 1st

2006-02-22 Thread Bob Moldashel
On all due respectIt didn't answer the question.. -B- Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: Hi All, For those that think it's no big deal to not fill this out. Please read the note below from Ellen Burton with the FCC. She's in charge of this form. Guys, they are

RE: [WISPA] Solectek Skyway 7000

2006-02-22 Thread Charles Wu
Title: Message Hi Matt, Your questions on the Skyway 7000 Trango Atlas would be answered by our Backhaul Bash Report (costs $3k) or--you can go to WiNOG and see a presentation of the results live http://www.winog.com/austin_2006/sessions/day3_backhaul1.htm

RE: [WISPA] WAS.....HELP M2 Yagi won't.......Problem Fixed

2006-02-22 Thread Mike Bushard, Jr
That will do it every time... I forgot to plug in the sync cable once, at the top of the tower. Mike Bushard, Jr Wisper Wireless Solutions, LLC -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 8:49 PM

Re: [WISPA] WAS.....HELP M2 Yagi won't.......Problem Fixed

2006-02-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Brian, My first access point went up in July of 04. I had never put a WRAP board before, and I mistook which was radio 1 and radio 2. Anyway, I managed to hook the 2.4 ghz AP to the 5 ghz dish and the 5 ghz radio to the 2.4 sector... Well, we had no trouble at all hooking up to the AP while

Re: [WISPA] WAS.....HELP M2 Yagi won't.......Problem Fixed

2006-02-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Ya, for me it was like, huh, I did an install an hour ago and it worked. Now it won't. Must be the way I put the antenna together and it won't get signal. Well, you know the rest. I'm glad the guy called who was out of service or I would have worked on this all night. Anyway, I got done

RE: [WISPA] WAS.....HELP M2 Yagi won't.......Problem Fixed

2006-02-22 Thread Kurt Fankhauser
You still using WRAP boards I got some for sale mounted in some nice NEMA 4 enclosures, 6ghz arrestors, the whole works. Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC 114 S. Walnut St. Bucyrus, OH 44820 419-562-6405 www.wavelinc.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

Re: [WISPA] WAS.....HELP M2 Yagi won't.......Problem Fixed

2006-02-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
yes, I use WRAP boards North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES! - - Original

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread Jack Unger
Tom, You make a very good point that 5.3 GHz should be used wherever possible while reserving 5.8 for longer-distance backhauling and supercell use. We should all be thinking in terms of using 5.3 whenever we can and reserving the higher-power 5.8 authorization for those situations where we

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-22 Thread Lonnie Nunweiler
That has been our whole focus. The first part of the puzzle was the 4 port WAR boards. It is so easy to deploy a repeater and one or more micro cells if they all come in one box and you simply attach antennas. Then we developed the 5 and 10 MHz channel widths. At 5 MHz width, for instance, you