Re: [WISPA] Best VAR's

2006-08-31 Thread Tom DeReggi
Mike, I think you summed it up pretty well. I think the problem is that there is an identity crisis in the Distribution/VAR/Manufacturer businesses. I don't think its the fault of the vendors, but just the nature of a competitive industry. Everyone's looking for a way to cut some costs to be

RE: [WISPA] Ma Bell's About Face On Muni-WiFi

2006-08-31 Thread Brad Belton
Grin...been there done that already. First data card was from Ricochet I think back in 2001 - 2002? They went belly up and the service was spotty (read coverage) and you basically had to be sitting still. Next was Sprint's first data card...ran at about 70Kbps - 130Kbps and was great until

Re: [WISPA] Ma Bell's About Face On Muni-WiFi

2006-08-31 Thread Matt Liotta
I wouldn't worry too much about FiberTower. They did gross revenue of $883,000 the first half of this year, while at the same time losing over $9M in the same time period. Further, in urban markets cellular carriers are on average paying less than $150 per T1. In some outer parts of our market

Re: [WISPA] Ma Bell's About Face On Muni-WiFi

2006-08-31 Thread Matt Larsen - Lists
Brian, I'm sure that there are a lot of upgrades going on in urban areas, but it will take a while before they hit many rural markets. In the meantime, all these folks that are going to try downloading videos and music to their phones will put exponentially higher loads on the cellular data

Re: [WISPA] Ma Bell's About Face On Muni-WiFi

2006-08-31 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
No kidding. In the last month my Nextel went from 4 bars in all places to 0-1 bar at most times now. Something bad is going on. And I am way out in the sticks. Should be less interference. Brian Rohrbacher Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: Brian, I'm sure that there are a lot of upgrades

[WISPA] Cable right of entry

2006-08-31 Thread chris cooper
I have a marketing exclusive with an MTU for broadband. The cable sales folks keep showing up soliciting new business for their phone/broadband/video offering. Property mgmt. has been telling the cable reps that they do not have rights to solicit, only install on his premises. Their isnt a

[WISPA] WDS

2006-08-31 Thread chris cooper
Has anyone had any luck with off the shelf WDS cpe units working in combination with SR2 radios? Thanks Chris -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Cable right of entry

2006-08-31 Thread Ryan Spott
chris cooper wrote: I have a marketing exclusive with an MTU for broadband. The cable sales folks keep showing up soliciting new business for their phone/broadband/video offering. Property mgmt. has been telling the cable reps that they do not have rights to solicit, only install on

[WISPA] SR9 Performance

2006-08-31 Thread cw
Is anyone getting satisfactory performance with SR9s on WAR boards? If so, what antennas are you using for base station and subscriber end? At an 1/8 of a mile through foliage and structures, a neg ninety two is rock solid moving 1500k/sec with a couple of coat hangers for antennas. At 1/4 of