[WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread Bo Hamilton
Wondering what routers are all of you using at client installs? What are the most reliable and so on? thanks in advance! Bo NCOWireless.com -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

[WISPA] Client Router Selection

2006-04-04 Thread Bo Hamilton
Wondering what routers are all of you using at client installs? What are the most reliable and so on? thanks in advance! Bo NCOWireless.com -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

[WISPA] Update on the MUM meeting

2006-04-04 Thread John Tully
For those interested... As we now have over 100 registered attendees for the MUM, we have upgraded our conference facility reservations to include room that can handle more than 175 people. THE SPECIAL PRE-REGISTRATION PRICE OF $50 HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL ONE DAY AFTER EASTER (MONDAY THE

Re[2]: [WISPA] SR9 cards......

2006-04-04 Thread Barry at Mutual Data
Hello Travis, Amen Brother Travis Trango's are good radios. I would also say Canopy fits too, but have no experience in it. Blair you are welcome to come on up and see our network, I'm in central Michigan north of Lansing. Hit me offlist if you want. Barry Monday, April 3, 2006, 10:04:26

Re: [WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I've had good luck with Linksys. Gotta change the lan ip to something non standard though. Marlon(509) 982-2181 Equipment sales(408) 907-6910 (Vonage) Consulting services42846865 (icq) And I run my own wisp!64.146.146.12 (net

Re: [WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread John Scrivner
We have good luck with Linksys. If the customer is a larger business client or someone who needs higher reliability and better features we often load up Mikrotik on a Routerboard or WRAP board. Scriv Bo Hamilton wrote: Wondering what routers are all of you using at client installs? What

Re: [WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread John Scrivner
Sorry to answer my own post but I should also mention that if I ever have a larger enterprise client (like a college, hospital, etc.) that needs a bullet-proof routing solution I will likely sell them Imagestream. My next big router for my core will be an Imagestream. Everyone I speak to about

Re: [WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread Matt Liotta
The best at any price doesn't seem to fit here. You only choose a commodity router to save money. I don't know anything about Imagestream specifically, but I certainly looked into Linux-based routers. In fact, we even ran Linux-based routers initially before going Cisco. We didn't blindly go

Re: [WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread David E. Smith
On Tue, April 4, 2006 12:24 pm, John Scrivner wrote: Sorry to answer my own post but I should also mention that if I ever have a larger enterprise client (like a college, hospital, etc.) that needs a bullet-proof routing solution I will likely sell them Imagestream. My next big router for my

Re: [WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread Blair Davis
All of our system routers are MikroTik OS on PC hardware. As well as our T1 interfaces. We are rapidly moving to deploying a small MikroTik at our towers as well. As to customer routers, we tend to use Netgear. But, if the customer provides another unit, we will set that up for them. David

[WISPA] Dish mount

2006-04-04 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
I know this has been talked about before, but I can't find it. Where is the best place to get the DSS type Dish arms/mounts? I am looking to pay $6-$8 Brian -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] Dish mount

2006-04-04 Thread Jason Hensley
I get mine from my local satellite installer - pack of 10 for $30. - Original Message - From: Brian Rohrbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Conversations over a new WISP Trade Organization wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 2:47 PM Subject: [WISPA] Dish mount I know this

Re: [WISPA] TRANGO- changes history

2006-04-04 Thread Rick Smith
there's an AP with EXT only ?Price diff ? John Seaman wrote: yes... the recently announced AP trade-in program applies to both the 5830 AP with integrated antenna as well as this new EXT version. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of

RE: [WISPA] SR9 cards......

2006-04-04 Thread tonylist
Blair What price points are you looking at for this setup? For now we are looking at these more for a back haul where you can get 2.4Ghz into a an area that is otherwise hard to reach. We are working on a 900Mhz CPE design also and hope to have is ready by Q2 using a lower cost design but still

Re: [WISPA] TRANGO- changes history

2006-04-04 Thread Travis Johnson
Same price. Travis Microserv Rick Smith wrote: there's an AP with EXT only ?Price diff ? John Seaman wrote: yes... the recently announced AP trade-in program applies to both the 5830 AP with integrated antenna as well as this new EXT version. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

[WISPA] Strange Problem with AP upgrade (at my wits end)

2006-04-04 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, we have a 50' tower that had a soekris 4511 board running a modified version of pebble linux. The system worked great for nearly 2 years. We upgraded the system to a soekris 4521 and bridged both pcmcia interfaces to have a 2 sector site. The 2 sector system works great except for one

RE: [WISPA] Un- licensed WIMAX?

2006-04-04 Thread Charles Wu
Alvarion VL is based on a WiFi chipset (this isn't meant to knock Alvarion, since almost every 5 GHz PtMP WISP manufacturered product out there is also based on a similar chipset) Alvarion BreezeMAX (they're product pending WiMAX certification) doesn't operate in 5 GHz -Charles

Re: [WISPA] Un- licensed WIMAX?

2006-04-04 Thread George
Ok, so far Jeff is the only one to say that unlicended Wimax will be available with Aperto and Airspan. What do you know Charles? George Charles Wu wrote: Alvarion VL is based on a WiFi chipset (this isn't meant to knock Alvarion, since almost every 5 GHz PtMP WISP manufacturered product out

Re: [WISPA] Dish mount

2006-04-04 Thread Blair Davis
Brian, There is a local provider that you can get them from. Hit me off list, this address or on my cell tonight or tommorrow at my office. Blair Brian Rohrbacher wrote: I know this has been talked about before, but I can't find it. Where is the best place to get the DSS type Dish

Re: [WISPA] Un- licensed WIMAX?

2006-04-04 Thread Steve Stroh
Neat trick... considering... There is not yet a WiMAX 5.8 GHz interoperability profile. Because there is not yet a WiMAX 5.8 GHz WiMAX interoperability profile, there have not yet been any 5.8 GHz interoperability tests. Because there has not yet been any WiMAX 5.8 GHz interoperability tests,

[WISPA] I guess we do not count

2006-04-04 Thread John Scrivner
Here is a copy of a report from Reuters regarding the latest results on FCC Form 477 totals. As you can see we are not even mentioned. I guess those of you who decided we should not fill out the form got what you wantedobscurity and no credit. Broadband lines jump 32 pct in new US FCC

Re: [WISPA] I guess we do not count

2006-04-04 Thread Peter R.
John Scrivner wrote: WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) - The number of U.S. subscribers to broadband high-speed Internet service jumped 32.3 percent to 42.9 million lines in the year ended June 2005, the Federal Communications Commission reported on Monday. These figures were collected

[WISPA] DSL vs. Wireless Broadband

2006-04-04 Thread KyWiFi LLC
I'm noticing more and more WISP's selling their wireless broadband service as DSL or Wireless DSL. I know that 75% of the people who call our sales number have a difficult time understanding what Wireless Broadband is. They already know what DSL is and that is what the majority of them ask for so

Re: [WISPA] Un- licensed WIMAX?

2006-04-04 Thread Jeffrey Thomas
Indeed. Alvarion is not expected to request wimax certification until they determine a WIMAX approved QOS mechanism, at least thats what I have heard as well. - Jeff On Apr 4, 2006, at 3:29 PM, Charles Wu wrote: Alvarion VL is based on a WiFi chipset (this isn't meant to knock

Re: [WISPA] Un- licensed WIMAX?

2006-04-04 Thread Jeffrey Thomas
George, I am sure there will be others, but likely the first will be Airspan ( May is Beta ) and Aperto ( shipping in June ). Redline likely will have product as well, but based on the fact that both Aperto and Airspan have considerable experience with QOS PTMP, I would think they will

Re: [WISPA] Un- licensed WIMAX?

2006-04-04 Thread Jeffrey Thomas
That is correct, however those companies are expected to be shipping product ( and are taking pre orders ) that will comply with the testing whenever the gods at wimaxforum decide to get off their collective arses and certify 5.8. Airspan for example, already has wimax 4.9 product and is

Re: [WISPA] DSL vs. Wireless Broadband

2006-04-04 Thread Rick Smith
We find we can NOT sell our service as Wireless Broadband As soon as we market it to customers as DSL or just plain High Speed Internet, we start scoring. Too many in this area have been educated against Open WIFI being BAD... The cable we install to the radio is a line, right ? It carries

Re: [WISPA] Client Router selection

2006-04-04 Thread Bo Hamilton
Thanks everyone for all the great posts Bo On 4/4/06, Blair Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All of our system routers are MikroTik OS on PC hardware. As well as our T1 interfaces.We are rapidly moving to deploying a small MikroTik at our towers as well.As to customer routers, we tend to use