[WISPA] Two front-runners are competing to build city's wireless Internet network

2006-11-29 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Nov. 29, 2006, 12:33AM MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR PROJECT Two front-runners are competing to build city's wireless Internet network One affiliated with EarthLink; the other is a new local consortium By ALEXIS GRANT Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle THE COMPETITORS City officials are considering these

[WISPA] Can WiMAX Challenge 3G?

2006-11-29 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Can WiMAX Challenge 3G? 29th November , 2006 US : WiMAX has gained significant momentum over the last year. Its standardization is complete, vendor and operator ecosystems are expanding, and the hype is getting louder, often justifiably so. Inset shows the result of asking the participants

[WISPA] ethernet

2006-11-29 Thread Chris Cooper
Im looking for a source of high quality exterior cat5 for tower installations. has to be uv rated, sheilded w/ ground. Any pointers are appreciated. thanks Chris -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

[WISPA] Alvarion ditches cellular business unit, sharpens focus on WiMAX

2006-11-29 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Alvarion ditches cellular business unit, sharpens focus on WiMAX By Joni Morse Nov 28, 2006 SAN JOSE, Calif.—The future is all about WiMAX for Alvarion Ltd. now that the wireless broadband solutions developer cut its Cellular Mobile business unit loose for $15 million. The company sold its

Re: [WISPA] ISPCON photo of WISPA Board

2006-11-29 Thread Tom DeReggi
You can however post a link to a photo. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: CHUCK PROFITO [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 1:17 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] Can WiMAX Challenge 3G?

2006-11-29 Thread Tom DeReggi
The fear that I have about WiMax is that as it is deployed for mobile, it will start to cause a negative impact on branding that previously helped the industry. Publization of the word WiMax, helped WISPs gain validity and visibility for offering next generation RELIABLE SCALABLE fixed

RE: [WISPA] ISPCON photo of WISPA Board

2006-11-29 Thread Rick Harnish
Try sending it again Mac Rick Harnish President OnlyInternet Broadband Wireless, Inc. 260-827-2482 Founding Member of WISPA-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mac Dearman Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 11:10 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'WISPA

Re: [WISPA] HIPAA

2006-11-29 Thread Peter R.
A HIPAA consultant was at my luncheon yesterday. He pulled all this info for you: pulled a couple things below as background as well as the actual regulation. The one that pertains to this discussion is the last paragraph below. There is no strict rule as to how to secure and in actual fact,

[WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles

2006-11-29 Thread Tom DeReggi
For the longest time, I wanted to build a solution to do the following, from each of our Master Cell Sites 1) Rotate a IP Camera 360 deg (remotely over an IP connection) 2) Rotate a Pole with a Trango Fox 5800SU on it 360 deg (remotely over IP connection). The purpose is two fold

[WISPA] CALEA

2006-11-29 Thread Patrick Leary
I've noted a lot of chatter on the lists lately about CALEA and WISP obligations. Robert Primosch from Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP -- a top DC law firm dealing with spectrum and regulatory issues -- has written a 1,000 word article specifically for WISPs on the topic. The article is currently

RE: [WISPA] REALLY - photo of WISPA Board

2006-11-29 Thread Mac Dearman
Mac Dearman -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Harnish Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 9:47 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] ISPCON photo of WISPA Board Try sending it again Mac Rick Harnish President OnlyInternet

Re: [WISPA] HIPAA

2006-11-29 Thread Mark Nash - Lists
If I'm reading this information correctly, it states that the care providers are responsible for encrypting and decrypting electronically transmitted information. Mark Nash Network Engineer UnwiredOnline.Net 350 Holly Street Junction City, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599

RE: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet

2006-11-29 Thread Forbes Mercy
Marlon, HA! NorthEAST 509 may be yours but I'm all about CENTRAL 509. I feel we are about to throw down some rap song, WORD! Forbes -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] on behalf of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Tue 11/28/2006 10:25 PM To: WISPA

RE: [WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles

2006-11-29 Thread Brian Webster
Tom, I would try and look up something from the ham radio realm. They have remote control systems for remote mounted radios. My idea would be is you can find something with a software package that can remotely control a rotor. This rotor would have your AP and camera mounted to the short

RE: [WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles

2006-11-29 Thread pswired
I think a simple TV antenna rotator would do the trick. If you got an IP camera with dry contact outputs, like the Axis network cameras, you could wire up some relays connected to the outputs of the camera that would rotate the pole in either direction. The contact outputs on the axis cameras

RE: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet

2006-11-29 Thread Rick Harnish
Looks like a WISP War building in the deserts of Washington State ;) Rick Harnish President OnlyInternet Broadband Wireless, Inc. 260-827-2482 Founding Member of WISPA -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Wednesday,

Re: [WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles

2006-11-29 Thread Brett Hays
Wow, an ethernet slip ring...bet that could cause all sorts of problems. - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 1:54 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles I think

Re: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet

2006-11-29 Thread Cliff Leboeuf
Children... Children... :) On 11/29/06 12:48 PM, Rick Harnish [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Looks like a WISP War building in the deserts of Washington State ;) Rick Harnish President OnlyInternet Broadband Wireless, Inc. 260-827-2482 Founding Member of WISPA -Original Message-

Re: [WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles

2006-11-29 Thread J. Vogel
It looks to me like all that is needed is a slip ring for power. Surely a WISP will be able to figure out how to get data to/from the rotating units without using wires. :) John Brett Hays wrote: Wow, an ethernet slip ring...bet that could cause all sorts of problems. - Original Message

Re: [WISPA] HIPAA

2006-11-29 Thread Tom DeReggi
I'd like to bring attention to this specific part of the text (ii) Emergency access procedure (Required). Establish (and implement as needed) procedures for obtaining necessary electronic protected health information during an emergency. Could this be amunition to argue that a Hospitol

Re: [WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles

2006-11-29 Thread Tim Kerns
Tom, You might consider using a TV antenna rotor, the degree of motion may not be as fine as you desire, but I'm sure you could modify the controls to work off a relay. Also, dlink has a couple cameras that not only have audio in, but with an amp'd speaker can have audio out. They do have

RE: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet

2006-11-29 Thread Patrick Leary
I don't know, Marlon has a big ol' combine for a war chariot. Forbes, you are going to have to get something bigger than rap bling. Patrick Leary AVP WISP Markets Alvarion, Inc. o: 650.314.2628 c: 760.580.0080 Vonage: 650.641.1243 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] Motor controlled rotating poles

2006-11-29 Thread Jonathan Schmidt
I've used a variety of D-Link cameras and find that they all have locked up from time to time...requiring power cycling. They haven't been adequate for reliable operation. Perhaps they've improved. I have switched to a Panasonic BL-C30A Wi-Fi camera and been very, very happy. It has never

Re: [WISPA] Can WiMAX Challenge 3G?

2006-11-29 Thread Peter R.
Dawn DiPietro wrote: Can WiMAX Challenge 3G? 29th November , 2006 In some minds they are one and the same - 3G and WiMax - or blended in deployment plans. -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

[WISPA] What the heck chews up 100mhz of 5.8ghz?!?

2006-11-29 Thread Mike Ireton
While installing a new canopy accesspoint today, in an unserved community with no other wireless isps and little else, I discovered that I have about a -56 avarage across the entire swath of 5750mhz thru 5845mhz... what the hell?!?!? It's a small area deployment and we had planned on a simple

Re: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet

2006-11-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
roflol Yeah, and MY backhoe is bigger than HIS too! marlon - Original Message - From: Patrick Leary [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 1:49 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet I don't

Re: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet

2006-11-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
lol I saw it first! Good luck with them. Have fun. - Original Message - From: Forbes Mercy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 8:59 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Lead - Glenwood, WA k-12 School Needs Internet Marlon, HA!

RE: [WISPA] What the heck chews up 100mhz of 5.8ghz?!?

2006-11-29 Thread Gino A. Villarini
Sounds like and old western multiplex tsunami used by cell carriers for tower backhaul Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mike Ireton

RE: [WISPA] What the heck chews up 100mhz of 5.8ghz?!?

2006-11-29 Thread Patrick Leary
Proxim (formerly Western Multiplex) Tsunami point-to-point radios. They eat up the entire 100MHz. They are ancient, inefficient and use a crude modulation, but that meant they worked, and worked well. Thousands of them were sold and they are still being sold new. Patrick Leary AVP WISP Markets

Re: [WISPA] What the heck chews up 100mhz of 5.8ghz?!?

2006-11-29 Thread Jack Unger
Asking the link owner to consider changing their antenna polarization is a good idea although their antenna and labor costs to do that could be kinda high depending on who they do (or don't) have on staff to do their tower and antenna work and what antennas they are currently using. With a

Re: [WISPA] What the heck chews up 100mhz of 5.8ghz?!?

2006-11-29 Thread Travis Johnson
Mike, One thing that is different with the Western Multiplex vs. Redline or others is the WM is a constant carrier, full-duplex radio. Changing them to a Redline or something else would actually be a downgrade for them... the true full-duplex operation as well as constant carrier radio makes

Re: [WISPA] What the heck chews up 100mhz of 5.8ghz?!?

2006-11-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
One of the other things to do if they are using wmux is to make sure that they aren't running over powered. Or that they can't turn the power down. I had a company run 6' dishes on a link of 13 miles. Knocked me offline almost 40 miles away! They had a 60, yes six zero, dB fade margin. They