[WISPA] WISP For Sale with 100+ Subscribers

2006-05-09 Thread KyWiFi LLC
At this time, my partner and I would like to solicit inquiries for our WISP for sale. We have 100+ fixed wireless subscribers on a routed StarOS network consisting of 11 broadcast sites (4 additional sites are under contract but not yet deployed with 10+ subscribers already awaiting service from

[WISPA] Rural Broadband Remains Spotty

2006-05-09 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, This article seems to sum it up pretty well. Regards, Dawn DiPietro Rural Broadband Remains Spotty › › › Broadband By Enid Burns | May 8, 2006 Several factors, including geography and population density, account for the 71 percent of American households that either dial-up or don't

[WISPA] GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

2006-05-09 Thread Dawn DiPietro
All, It would seem there are flaws in the way information was collected from the FCC. From the information collected it seems as though only the telecoms are providing broadband and apparently not too quickly in rural areas. As quoted from the article; There's not only a

Re: [WISPA] GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

2006-05-09 Thread Tom DeReggi
http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06426.pdf If interested in the WISPA submitted comments on the report Appendix V, Page 62-63. Take note that this report will likely be referred to by every legislators this year, for the basic review of the state of Broadband. I find it an honor and victory,

Re: [WISPA] GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Righto. And keep in mind that high level people tend to consider us telecom providers. Taken in that light, this is (so far) a good thing. The GAO folks that a few of us on the wispa board talked to seemed genuinely interested in what was really going on in the real world. I've not read

Re: [WISPA] Spectrum Analyzer

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Sorry about that. I got the brand wrong. It's Avcom. http://www.electro-comm.com/Downloads/ecommwireless.pdf Page 31. You probably want the one with ethernet. Then you can set one up and remotely access it via laptop. (Useful for things like Scriv is fighting with right now) You'll need

Re: [WISPA] Weird problem - 20 seconds latency and other oddness

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Yes. It could also be caused by a bad microwave oven. One that's really bad. But to put out 30dB of always on signal wouldn't be that hard to do. Sure screw up a c to i ratio though :-). This could also be a plastics plant that uses 2.4 to heat pellets. Could be a competitor with a screwed

Re: [WISPA] Weird problem - 20 seconds latency and other oddness

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
He's running Star OS and MT as per the original post. Some of the effected ap's are routers. That's one of the first questions I double-checked too! Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865

Re: [WISPA] ATT reselling Wildblue

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Has anyone found a way to get long term revenue from a sat. company? We're working with a sat installation company but we're going to have to give away the customers. grr Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)

Re: [WISPA] Rural Broadband Remains Spotty

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Please notice that at the bottom it specifies another reason why the 477 is so important! laters, Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my

RE: [WISPA] ATT reselling Wildblue

2006-05-09 Thread Chuck
Same same here... Chuck Moses HIGH DESERT WIRELESS BROADBAND COMMUNICATION 16922 Airport Blvd # 3 Mojave CA 93501 661 824 3431 office 818 406 6818 cell -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 Sent: Tuesday,

Re: [WISPA] GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
I love the title on the official report! hehehehehehe Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my own wisp! 64.146.146.12 (net meeting)

Re: [WISPA] GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

2006-05-09 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Tom, Thank you for finding the report and posting a link. As to the WISPA comments, not bad for an industry that does not even show up in the numbers ( see Figure 2: Household Online Connection page 12) probably because the information was flawed. Quoted from the Report Page 3 All

Re: [WISPA] GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

2006-05-09 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Marlon, You may want to take the time to at least read the Results in Brief page 3, Conclusion page 37, Recommendation for Executive Action, page 38 and IF you have time the WISPA comments...of course. ;-P Regards, Dawn DiPietro Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: Righto. And keep in

RE: [WISPA] ATT reselling Wildblue

2006-05-09 Thread Rick Harnish
We were subcontracted by a Rural Utility Cooperative to inventory, install, make sales, consult, and perform billing activities and maintenance for their Wildblue rollout. This is ongoing revenue for the installed customers. I believe we installed about 175 units last fall until the capacity of

Re: [WISPA] ATT reselling Wildblue

2006-05-09 Thread Blair Davis
Around here, I got more calls for service in the week after the Wild Blue rollout than in the 3 months before. And, now with their system overload, I am poaching their customers left and right Bring em' on!!! Rick Harnish wrote: We were subcontracted by a Rural Utility Cooperative to

RE: [WISPA] ATT reselling Wildblue

2006-05-09 Thread Rick Harnish
Given the opportunity, most WildBlue customers will switch to an alternative source of broadband as soon as it is available in their area. WildBlue is much better than Directway but it is STILL satellite Internet. Physics is Physics. Ping times usually average from 550-650 ms (at least

[WISPA] WISP in 74553 OK ?

2006-05-09 Thread Robert Kim Wireless Internet Advisor
anybody have a wisp in OK? please contact curtis curdean at yahoo.com -- Robert Q Kim, Wireless Internet Advisor http://wireless-internet-coverage.blogspot.com http://evdo-coverage.com 2611 S. Pacific Coast Highway 101 Suite 203 Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007 206 984 0880 -- WISPA Wireless List:

RE: [WISPA] WISP in 74553 OK ?

2006-05-09 Thread JohnnyO
Robert - your site is still slow as molasses ! Take me up on my offer PLEASE ! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Robert Kim Wireless Internet Advisor Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 12:06 PM To: wispa Subject: [WISPA] WISP in 74553 OK ?

Re: [WISPA] Weird problem - 20 seconds latency and other oddness

2006-05-09 Thread Lonnie Nunweiler
Any confirmation on this? A customer router plugged in with LAN to the WAN or not getting a DHCP entry or even a DNS entry has caused many bridges to collapse and appear as if it is noise, simply because the bridges are all echoing the massive broadcast traffic. Lonnie On 5/8/06, Lonnie

[WISPA] West Lafayette, IN

2006-05-09 Thread chris cooper
Can anyone point me to some wholesale bandwidth in West Lafayette IN? Hit me off list if you can help. Thanks Chris Cooper Intelliwave -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 1:35 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Spectrum Analyzer

2006-05-09 Thread Jon Langeler
Like $6k and $12K off the top of my head... -Jon Paul Hendry wrote: Interesting. How much do these go for? Paul Hendry Skyline Networks http://www.skyline-networks.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jon Langeler Sent: 09 May 2006

Re: [WISPA] Spectrum Analyzer

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Same cost? You did notice that the Avcom unit is $3k? Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)Consulting services 42846865 (icq)And I run my own wisp! 64.146.146.12 (net meeting)

Re: [WISPA] GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Looks to me like they are more than willing to say that no one really knows what's happening out there. They just can't come right out and say that. Course, maybe I'm just reading that the way I want to read it? Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408)

RE: [WISPA] Spectrum Analyzer

2006-05-09 Thread Chuck
I have a HP 8569A Spectrum Analyzer with Manual...for sale if you would like2500 I bought it from Built...works fine Chuck Moses HIGH DESERT WIRELESS BROADBAND COMMUNICATION 16922 Airport Blvd # 3 Mojave CA 93501 661 824 3431 office 818 406 6818 cell -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] I need a cheap watchdog/reboot thingy

2006-05-09 Thread Travis Johnson
HI, We have used many of these, but they aren't sub-$100... http://www.digital-loggers.com/EPC.html Travis Microserv J. Vogel wrote: I seem to recall that someone posted a link to a sub-$100 ping watchdog/reboot unit on one of these lists recently, but I cannot locate the message I am

[WISPA] gas prices

2006-05-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Hi All, Just got our $700 gas bill for last month. That's just MY driving. No employees. And I don't even drive an suv! I'm thinking of a $20 per install fuel surcharge. Kinda like what the concrete company did to me last year at this time. What are people that have large spread out

Re: [WISPA] gas prices

2006-05-09 Thread Matt Larsen - Lists
We just raised our install prices from $150 to $250 for each install. People who pay for six months in advance get a free month and $50 off of the install. Gas prices are part of it, but it was a combination of higher leasing rates (due to increasing interest rates), increase in the price of

Re: [WISPA] Weird problem - 20 seconds latency and other oddness

2006-05-09 Thread Lonnie Nunweiler
I agree it could be noise but a bridge runaway will give you the 10+ second pings and with that much traffic being echoed ALL of your AP and Clients are spewing. It would look like a massive RF flood on the Spectrum Analyzer. Think about what the air wave look like when you have full radio

Re: [WISPA] Weird problem - 20 seconds latency and other oddness

2006-05-09 Thread David E. Smith
Lonnie Nunweiler wrote: I agree it could be noise but a bridge runaway will give you the 10+ second pings and with that much traffic being echoed ALL of your AP and Clients are spewing. It would look like a massive RF flood on the Spectrum Analyzer. Think about what the air wave look like

Re: [WISPA] I need a cheap watchdog/reboot thingy

2006-05-09 Thread KyWiFi LLC
Here's the version I think you are looking for John: http://tinyurl.com/z7ovs I purchased one of these a while back but haven't had the time to play with it yet. It's like $200 off right now while they still have stock so you better go grab one if this is what you are looking for. Shannon D.

Re: [WISPA] Spectrum Analyzer

2006-05-09 Thread Jon Langeler
My apologies. I just looked at the rental cost which was more than we pay for the RS units... -Jon Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: Same cost? You did notice that the Avcom unit is $3k? Marlon (509) 982-2181 Equipment sales (408) 907-6910 (Vonage)

Re: [WISPA] gas prices

2006-05-09 Thread Travis Johnson
Marlon, Are you really driving THAT much? I have 5 full-time installers (each in their own vehicle) and our network covers 200 miles N-S and 150 E-W and our gas bill was only $2,200 this last month. We did 104 installs. :) Travis Microserv Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: Hi All,

[WISPA] USF explained

2006-05-09 Thread Peter R.
Sue Crawford explains USF: http://scrawford.blogware.com/blog/_archives/2006/5/2/1928428.html -- Regards, Peter RAD-INFO, Inc. - NSP Strategist We Help ISPs Connect Communicate 813.963.5884 http://4isps.com/newsletter.htm -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

Re: [WISPA] I need a cheap watchdog/reboot thingy

2006-05-09 Thread J. Vogel
Thanks for the link, but this isn't what I was thinking of. Maybe I was dreaming, but I sure thought I saw a picture of a small device, one ethernet port only, and either a single or duplex outlet or maybe it switched DC voltage... that would fit in a 8X12X4 box with lots of room to spare. It

Re: [WISPA] I need a cheap watchdog/reboot thingy

2006-05-09 Thread J. Vogel
Thanks for your help, but I believe that is overkill for what I want. This might have been what I saw... It looks like what I want anyway. http://www.hw-group.com/products/ip_watchdog/index_lite_en.html Now if I could just figure out how to buy some of them John Vogel KyWiFi LLC wrote: