Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tom DeReggi
Tim, I agree, there is risk of not getting covered, if full disclosure is not given. That is something that the WISP should consider in advance. (But doesn't mean it won't be covered, as they'd need to prove that having the bucket was something both parties typical would think relevant to

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Peter R.
Borders on Insurance fraud... and if you have to activate the insurance, they don't have to pay... Tom DeReggi wrote: If its a standard VAN / Truck body, Don't tell them about the bucket! Call it a VAN, not a Bucket truck! Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless

Re: [WISPA] Re: Anyone using Exalt radios????

2006-11-16 Thread Tom DeReggi
In order for us to keep ahead of the LECs and cable companies we need better products not cheaper ones. Well said, but can't we have our cake and eat it to? How about Better radios, Cheaper :-) High priced vendors don;t have high prices because their costs are higher. They have higher prices

Re: [WISPA] 750feet FSO

2006-11-16 Thread Mario Pommier
No, but I will, first thing today ... I was actually looking for that link since I remember a few posts related to cablefreesolutions several months ago. Thanks a lot. Mario Brad Belton wrote: Have you spoken with Stephen Patrick at www.cablefreesolutions.com yet? Best, Brad

RE: [WISPA] star os/sr2----mikrotik/cm9

2006-11-16 Thread Dennis Burgess - 2K Wireless
Differrance between a SR2 and CM9. the CM9 is better at receiving, more sensitive I belive, not to mention, its not yelling all the time. CM9s are a staple, when you don't have trees. Try dropping the power output on your SR2, maybe you can find a happy medium. Have you tried replacing the

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
A guy that was helping me out crashed my install truck a month or two ago. He didn't see a stop sign. He t-boned an old couple in their mid-late 70s. The woman more than had enough injuries to qualify for the 100K personal liability/personal disability (PL/PD) I had on the plan. But

Re: [WISPA] 750feet FSO

2006-11-16 Thread chipps
Sure. It is Peter Schoon at systemsupportsolutions.com based in Minnesota. al Message- From: John Scrivner [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 12:05 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] 750feet FSO This is a neutral place so feel free to share the guy you

RE: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs. And Worker's Comp...

2006-11-16 Thread Dylan Bouterse
How are you handling worker's comp for the people authorized to use the truck? Dylan -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of cw Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 9:10 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of

[WISPA] Old News -- but can someone patent a mesh network

2006-11-16 Thread Charles Wu
http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/view_press_release.php?rID=9156 Their patent reads as follows US Patent No 6,249,516 B1 WIRELESS NETWORK GATEAWY AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SAME A wireless network system includes a server having a server controller and a server radio modem, and a number of

Re: [WISPA] External battery on UPS

2006-11-16 Thread Mark Nash - Lists
I replaced the two internal batteries last night with two external, $100 batteries, and put a load on the UPS that matched the highest load I have out in the field (80w). It took 2 Tranzeo APs, an Xpeed SDSL modem, and a 19 TV on the QVC to load it up properly. Now instead of 1 hour I get 13

Re: [WISPA] Insurance And Worker's Comp...

2006-11-16 Thread Peter R.
I would suggest hiring through an ASO or PEO organization. These staff companies provide payroll, benefits and insurance. Construction companies use them. Just a thought. Regards, Peter Radizeski RAD-INFO, Inc. MarketingIDEAguy.com (813) (63-5884 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tim Wolfe
Tom, I do share some of same views that You have. I just thought it would be a good idea to present the pros and cons of omitting information. There are 2 types of insurance customers it seems?. The first one is like Yourself. You buy the insurance because You have to, and the thought of using

Re: [WISPA] Old News -- but can someone patent a mesh network

2006-11-16 Thread Rich Comroe
The patent you cite was filed Jan 27, 2000. In general, to challenge a patent you'd have to find publicly available description (publication), prior patent, or public offer of the technology for sale pre-dating the patent's filing date. The patent office has already searched prior patents

[WISPA] Mikrotik/RB112/SR9

2006-11-16 Thread Mark Nash - Lists
Has anyone used the SR9's in a RB112? They are a little bigger so will they physically fit? How do you like them? Mark Nash Network Engineer UnwiredOnline.Net 350 Holly Street Junction City, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

RE: [WISPA] Re: Anyone using Exalt radios????

2006-11-16 Thread Charles Wu
So is it safe to say that one could get one of those $9k Dragon Wave links licensed and ready to go for $12.5 - $15k? It really depends on dish size and licensing situation For example, licensing for a government entity (county, school, etc) is on a different schedule (costs about $1k) vs.

[WISPA] wifi with sync

2006-11-16 Thread Gino A. Villarini
Just got a confirmation from Jeff Beasley @ Wireless Interactive, that the Apollo series of wifi radios support sync via a 3 cable serial interface... Interesting... Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 -- WISPA Wireless

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik/RB112/SR9

2006-11-16 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
Mark Nash - Lists wrote: Has anyone used the SR9's in a RB112? They are a little bigger so will they physically fit? How do you like them? We're using them and they seem to work ok. Having the right antenna is a key too. leon Mark Nash Network Engineer UnwiredOnline.Net 350 Holly Street

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik/RB112/SR9

2006-11-16 Thread Dennis Burgess - 2K Wireless
I have two SR9s on 112s, you can use them for customer radios. There is some 900mhz rootenna's out now too. Dennis Burgess, MCP, CCNA, A+, N+, Mikrotik Certified [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.2kwireless.com 2K Wireless provides high-speed internet access, along with network consulting for WISPs, and

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik/RB112/SR9

2006-11-16 Thread Mark Nash - Lists
What antenna are you using? Anyone used the 900MHz Rootenna? 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: Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

[WISPA] Shopping for the 18-19 dbi rootenna

2006-11-16 Thread Forbes Mercy
I need dependable suppliers of Rotennas that I can get every week, we order about 40-50 a month our average price paid is $40 and the best ones for us are where they have a cat 5 connector and pre-designed for the entire Engenius CB3 bridges with case not removed. We buy them now but the

[WISPA] ATT Muni Wireless

2006-11-16 Thread Peter R.
http://radinfo.blogspot.com/2006/11/att-ma-hypocrisy.html -- Regards, Peter Radizeski 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] Mikrotik/RB112/SR9

2006-11-16 Thread Dennis Burgess - 2K Wireless
We have some pac antennas and another one, ca'nt think of what they were, we have not deployed 900mhz rootennas. Dennis Burgess, MCP, CCNA, A+, N+, Mikrotik Certified [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.2kwireless.com 2K Wireless provides high-speed internet access, along with network consulting for WISPs,

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tom DeReggi
When you put it that way... It does bring a new perpective to think about. Well said. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Tim Wolfe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, There are several other factors to consider here insurance on the vehicle itself is to cover if you damage someone else's property (vehicle) by getting into an accident on the road. You may also have full-coverage insurance to pay to fix the bucket truck itself. However, the other

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread J. Vogel
Travis brings up a good point I think. When I purchased insurance on my bucket truck, I specifically asked the agent about possible problems with it being a bucket truck, and he assured me that as far as the automotive liability insurance was concerned, the bucket had no effect, as any mis-haps

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik/RB112/SR9

2006-11-16 Thread Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE
Mark Nash - Lists wrote: What antenna are you using? 900 yagis and roos...ldz Anyone used the 900MHz Rootenna? 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: Leon

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tom DeReggi
I disagree with that. Something isn't fraud, if no concious effort was made to hide something or deceive someone. Not being asked, is not being the same thing as hiding something. If you installed a new stereo system in your vehichle or a new ladder rack, would you call your insurance company

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tom DeReggi
Excellent point Travis. It would be covered under business liabilty insurance and/or workman's comp. Auto insurance is meant to cover the driver or other guy that got hurt in a driving accident. Never once heard of a bucket contributing to a driving accident with another vehichle. Unless of

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik/RB112/SR9

2006-11-16 Thread George Rogato
I'm just deploying Pacs 900 rootennas with sr9's. Nice and clean. George Mark Nash - Lists wrote: What antenna are you using? Anyone used the 900MHz Rootenna? Mark Nash Network Engineer UnwiredOnline.Net 350 Holly Street Junction City, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599

Re: [WISPA] Insurance for use of bucket truck or lift for installs.

2006-11-16 Thread Tim Wolfe
Tom DeReggi wrote: Excellent point Travis. It would be covered under business liabilty insurance and/or workman's comp. Auto insurance is meant to cover the driver or other guy that got hurt in a driving accident. Never once heard of a bucket contributing to a driving accident with another

RE: [WISPA] Insurance And Worker's Comp...

2006-11-16 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
Hmmm...I don't know either but GOOGLE does a great job with ASO and PEO as the search parameter. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Jack Unger Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 9:27 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] star os/sr2----mikrotik/cm9

2006-11-16 Thread John Scrivner
I heard Eje telling folks at ISPCON that the chip that selects the antenna port for diversity on that module (I believe) was VERY sensitive to static discharge. Someone mentioned seeing about 20 db of attenuation when it fries. It sounds like you may have seen this first hand? Eje, if you