Re: [WISPA] I need a climber / tower maintainer...

2006-09-18 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
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[WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among Industrialized Nations

2006-09-18 Thread Dawn DiPietro
U.S. Still Lags In Broadband Access Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among Industrialized Nations By Martin H. Bosworth ConsumerAffairs.Com September 17, 2006 The constant refrain of major telecommunications and cable companies is that there's heavy competition for the Internet user's

Re: [WISPA] Initial SR9 test results

2006-09-18 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Who sells that Teletronics antenna, link, cost Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE wrote: Larry Yunker wrote: Let us know more about the configuration(s) and maybe we can figure out what else you should try. OK here's the Sector antenna: http://www.teletronics.com/tant900sector12-5dbi.html The

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Company President Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

2006-09-18 Thread Dawn DiPietro
George, As quoted from the article; After RUS unknowingly approved payment of the fraudulent invoice and transferred the appropriate loan proceeds to Stonebridge, Gowdy paid Mainstream by check. As part of the scheme, Mainstream then returned the funds

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-18 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I get more and more frustrated with these kinds of titles... You'd think there wasn't broadband available. There's broadband available in an amazingly wide area... But you can't force consumers to buy it. This is probably just the first volley of a campaign to gin up a few hundred billion to

[WISPA] Tango Funding

2006-09-18 Thread Peter R.
Tango Networks coy about funding round At least $9.5 million of planned $20 million already raised Dallas Business Journal - September 15, 2006 http://dallas.bizjournals.com/dallas/stories/2006/09/18/story18.html Tango Networks, a Plano maker of wireless equipment, has raised at

RE: [WISPA] Tango Funding

2006-09-18 Thread Brad Belton
Funny that their site only mentions they are a software company. Best, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 11:49 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Tango Funding Tango Networks coy

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-18 Thread Peter R.
We are actually at the point where about 68% of the US population has Internet. The rest don't own a computer or do not want Internet. Some of that 68% is still on dial-up. For some it is a price thing. For some it is not understanding technology. For some it is to make the experience painful

RE: [WISPA] Tango Funding

2006-09-18 Thread Rick Smith
right... TANGO not TRANGO -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Belton Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 1:10 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] Tango Funding Funny that their site only mentions they are a

[WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread David E. Smith
As part of a wholly unrelated network tweak, I now have a Mikrotik box in a perfect place to snoop on my whole network, and seeing that RouterOS 2.9 supports Cisco NetFlow, the gears started turning... I'd like recommendations on Netflow collectors and analyzers. I played briefly with nTop, the

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
I use nfcapd (part of nfdump) to capture the data, and have been using a few of my own scripts to process the data. Not doing anything fancy right now, just extracting data by IP address so I can graph user usage. Sam Tetherow Sandhills Wireless David E. Smith wrote: As part of a

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread Junk Mail
David, I'd revisit that Ntop again... I have ran these in telco environments and as long as the box is properly engineered to handle the segment it is monitoring they just simply work, day in and day out. As I recall, the longest uptime hit 11 mos. and as I am no longer with that telco I

[WISPA] tower power

2006-09-18 Thread chris cooper
We have an enclosure @ 400 that is powered from the same circuit as tower lighting. Its been acting a little strange lately, so we went up with a voltmeter to check the power. The meter showed fluctuations from 140-170v AC at the outlet. We tested at the back of the ups and have a steady

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread David E. Smith
Sam Tetherow wrote: I use nfcapd (part of nfdump) to capture the data, and have been using a few of my own scripts to process the data. Not doing anything fancy right now, just extracting data by IP address so I can graph user usage. Ooh, that tickles my shell scripting fancy. ;) How much

Re: [WISPA] tower power

2006-09-18 Thread Scott Reed
130 output I wouldn't think is a problem, but I would think something is wrong at 170 at the outlet.  I know some UPSes will either go to battery or shutdonw before that.  I do not know the specs on power company voltage, but that is just too high. Scott Reed Owner NewWays Wireless

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread Jeremy Davis
David E. Smith wrote: As part of a wholly unrelated network tweak, I now have a Mikrotik box in a perfect place to snoop on my whole network, and seeing that RouterOS 2.9 supports Cisco NetFlow, the gears started turning... I'd like recommendations on Netflow collectors and analyzers. I played

[WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Scott Reed
I have had a request for service from our local SkyWarn volunteer watcher.  He needs service in his vehicle during potetial storms so he can see the radar while watching the sky.  Does anyone provide similar service?  If so, how do you charge for installation, service, etc.? Scott Reed

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread Scott Reed
Sam, I download nfdump and I think it works.  What do you use for startup command for nfcapd? Scott Reed Owner NewWays Wireless Networking Network Design, Installation and Administration www.nwwnet.net -- Original Message --- From: Sam Tetherow [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread David E. Smith
Scott Reed wrote: I have had a request for service from our local SkyWarn volunteer watcher. He needs service in his vehicle during potetial storms so he can see the radar while watching the sky. Does anyone provide similar service? If so, how do you charge for installation, service,

Re: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread chipps
Two questions. What is RDC? Is the data rate for the Sprint card high enough to download color weather radar images quickly? Ken Chipps-Original Message-From: Brad Belton [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 05:48 PMTo: ''WISPA General List''Subject: RE: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] MT power supplies THE SOLUTION

2006-09-18 Thread Tom DeReggi
Regarding cable That makes since. We really like the Arc wireless cable because it meets the need for 70% of the CPE side installs (residential and small business) with ease of use and the right price. The industry really needed a product like that. But the ARC cable is what it is, and

RE: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Mark McElvy
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Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
nfcapd -w -D -l /var/lib/nfcapd/flow/edge1 -p 2055 -B 128000 -I Edge1 -P /var/run/nfcapd/nfcapd.edge1.pid I also use the -x flag to run a script that parses the information out into files by IP/date for graphing purposes. I really don't know if it is all that optimal, I set it up when I put

RE: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Brad Belton
Hello Ken, Yes, Mark is correct. RDC is short (in my book anyway) for Remote Desktop Control aka Terminal Services or Citrix etc Yes, I subscribe to www.wunderground.com for my weather information. The $5 a year it costs is well worth the money IMO (in my opinion). grin Pulling

[WISPA] OT FYI: New position

2006-09-18 Thread Patrick Leary
Having received John Scrivner's specific approval, I offer the following note: Dear WISPA members, I wanted to drop you folks a note that Alvarion has challenged me to get back to my roots, so to speak. I have asked to personally lead a renewed focus on the WISP markets. Going forward, my

Re: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Scott Reed
That's one thing I need to ask him.  I am not sure he needs to drive and connect.  It may be park and connect.  I will find out. I am doing the same thing for the county Mobile Command Center.  They take it to a disaster, park and connect.  I am still working on that one, but there are not a

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread Scott Reed
Did you write your own scipt for the -x option?  I was looking at the example in man nfcapd that shows using nfprofile and even read man nfprofile  and don't really see what I want to do with it. Scott Reed Owner NewWays Wireless Networking Network Design, Installation and

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread Sam Tetherow
Not really sure on CPU usage, I don't notice it and it is on a pretty all-purpose AMD64. I capture on a 5 minute interval since that is what I used in my previous setup. I am running about 10 gig/month in data and currently haven't deleted anything since I started in May. It looks like you

RE: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Ken Chipps
Hi Brad, we do need to meet each other one of these days since we are in the same city. Interesting. I may have to look into this further. I had heard that the Sprint service was slow from other users. What is the best way to buy the hardware and monthly service for this? Is the Sprint

Re: [WISPA] OT FYI: New position

2006-09-18 Thread Anthony Will
It will be great to have you concentrating on our industry once again Patrick. You have helped bring many good things to this industry and I am looking forward to finally meeting you at some time in the future. Anthony Will Broadband Corp. Patrick Leary wrote: Having received John

Re: [WISPA] Preferred Netflow collector/analyzer?

2006-09-18 Thread David E. Smith
Sam Tetherow wrote: I am running about 10 gig/month in data and currently haven't deleted anything since I started in May. It looks like you can get about a 4.5:1 compression on the data using bzip2 though so I would be looking at a little over 2G/month compressed data For the last four

[WISPA] OT FYI: Change in position

2006-09-18 Thread Patrick Leary
Having received John Scrivner's specific approval, I offer the following note: Dear WISPA members, I wanted to drop you folks a note that Alvarion has challenged me to get back to my roots, so to speak. I have asked to personally lead a renewed focus on the WISP markets. Going forward, my

RE: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Also, agreed, the Sprint card is used by our field engineering and at two of the past dozen conferences where we had a booth, that card was better than the congested Internet connection that they provided to the exhibitors. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread David E. Smith
On Mon, September 18, 2006 5:28 pm, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Two questions. What is RDC? Is the data rate for the Sprint card high enough to download color weather radar images quickly? I'd assume RDC is Remote Desktop, Windows' answer to PC Anywhere and VNC. And the Sprint cards are, I'm

Re: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Butch Evans
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, David E. Smith wrote: Obviously, WISP wifi roaming is possible; there was a thread about it a couple weeks ago, where someone did a lot of voodoo with Mikrotik. But unless your whole network already happens to support Voodoo? LOL. What we did was not magic, but was

Re: [WISPA] OT FYI: New position

2006-09-18 Thread Butch Evans
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Patrick Leary wrote: I wanted to drop you folks a note that Alvarion has challenged me to get back to my roots, so to speak. I have asked to personally lead a renewed focus on the WISP markets. Going forward, my This is good news to hear. I am always happy to see a

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Company President Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

2006-09-18 Thread Barry at Mutual Data
Hello George, WOW! I helped Steve get through the USDA Broadband program when we got approved in the broadband pilot program. Barry Monday, September 18, 2006, 11:25:55 AM, you wrote: GR defrauding the U.S. Department of Agriculture of more than $1.6 million GR in connection with a $4.2

RE: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Brad Belton
Hello Ken, Yes, it has been some time since we last met. I believe it was with my brother Jack more than a couple years ago at your place near Alvarado. I believe it may have even been before you had a tower up! Time flies! My first mobile data card (still have it in a drawer) was

Re: [WISPA] Broadband Company President Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

2006-09-18 Thread Lonnie Nunweiler
I have heard about this on a few lists. Nothing I read indicates that he refused to repay the loans, so how can there be fraud? Doesn't it just burn everybody that someone will commit fraud (supposedly) and then have the audacity to use those funds for payroll? Lonnie On 9/18/06, George

RE: [WISPA] Weather Watcher Request

2006-09-18 Thread Rick Harnish
Remote Desktop Rick Harnish President OnlyInternet Broadband Wireless, Inc. 260-827-2482 Founding Member of WISPA From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 6:28 PM To: WISPA General List;

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-18 Thread George Rogato
Peter R. wrote: We are actually at the point where about 68% of the US population has Internet. The rest don't own a computer or do not want Internet. Some of that 68% is still on dial-up. For some it is a price thing. For some it is not understanding technology. For some it is to make the