[WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-04 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots? By Jennifer LeClaire TechNewsWorld 01/03/07 11:00 AM PT Autonet Mobile is hoping to fill what it sees as a void in the market with its wireless broadband mobile network. Its new Internet service provider for cars allows passengers to check e-mail, surf the Web,

Re: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-04 Thread Peter R.
AVIS is testing out an auto hotspot for $10.95 per day. Autonet Mobile and Avis will be teaming up to offer a Wireless Hotspot in your Avis car (for $10.95 a day) http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/01/02/business/avis.php Dawn DiPietro wrote: Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots? By Jennifer LeClaire

Re: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Where do they get the internet from in a moving car, say driving through Yellowstone? George Dawn DiPietro wrote: Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots? By Jennifer LeClaire TechNewsWorld 01/03/07 11:00 AM PT Autonet Mobile is hoping to fill what it sees as a void in the market with its wireless

RE: [WISPA] Canopy actual throughput

2007-01-04 Thread Charles Wu
Hi, those of you who use Canopy 900: what is the actual throughput you've gotten to the CPE? 4Mbps or less? Has anyone run a bandwidth test while passing traffic simultaneously in both directions (such as with Qcheck)? Thanks a lot. If you have adequate SNR to be able to associate

Re: [WISPA] Canopy actual throughput

2007-01-04 Thread Mario Pommier
Thanks, Charles, What would that something be called? Mario Charles Wu wrote: SNIP Qcheck is a horrible program for accurately checking bandwidth, I would recommend you look into something that actually works like Iperf -Charles --- WiNOG Wireless

RE: [WISPA] Canopy actual throughput

2007-01-04 Thread Mike Bushard, Jr
Never tried with a program, but link tests with 67/33 and hardware scheduling show 3.2Mbps down and 1.2Mbps up. On a mildly (30 Registered CPE) loaded AP we see 2.7Mbps down and 1.0Mbps up from various speed test sites. We have a OC-3 running about 60Mbps to the internet. Mike Bushard, Jr Wisper

[WISPA] Possible Client outside Steamboat Springs, CO.

2007-01-04 Thread D. Ryan Spott
37735 County Road 179, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 40.465364,-106.994648 Let me know if you service this area. These folks are about to make the jump to (eeek!) satellite.. Thanks! ryan -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

Re: [WISPA] US Wireless Online Sells 50.1 Percent

2007-01-04 Thread Contact at .net
In Louisville I hear them affectionately called US Clueless. The name really caught on a few years ago as they announced and subsequently deployed a new technology 900 MHz system and spent tremendous dollars and made lots of noise both publicity and in rf spectrum, I think I remember

RE: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2007-01-04 Thread Marketing
Hello Mark, Yes, the new model will work fine with the stock that distributors have on hand or parts that have been shipped in the past. The parts can be purchased separately. Part #'s are as follows: 5600687 - L-Bracket Only 5200223 - Wire Grid Bracket kit 5200224 - Die Cast Bracket kit

Re: [WISPA] US Wireless Online Sells 50.1 Percent

2007-01-04 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Who says the guy on the front side of the paycheck isn't making money? The more I see what goes on out there, the more I'm convinced that some people are just really good at spending others money. It doesn't matter if they turn a profit or not, as long as those original funders get their

Re: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2007-01-04 Thread Mark Nash - Lists
Thanks...to confirm... It sounds like the only thing that is different is the L-Bracket to make it the HDGD5X-XX? 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: Marketing

Re: [WISPA] US Wireless Online Sells 50.1 Percent

2007-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Retire to me, sounds like they paid of the $3.5M, not cheated someone out of it. Of course, seeing it is a publicly traded company, those who bought their stock at much higher price at IPO, on speculation, and thats what it really is, speculation, are the ones who took the bath. I don't

RE: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2007-01-04 Thread Marketing
The L-Bracket is the main difference. The hardware included in the kit is also a bit different due to the fact that the L-Bracket is tapped. Thanks, Ben Moore [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Nash - Lists Sent:

Re: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2007-01-04 Thread Mark Nash - Lists
ok, we're close... Help me out. I'm not familiar with your grid antennas at all, and therefore not familiar with your mounts, and I'm sure that others aren't as well. You mentioned: 5600687 - L-Bracket Only 5200223 - Wire Grid Bracket kit 5200224 - Die Cast Bracket kit So what we will need

RE: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2007-01-04 Thread Marketing
Sorry Mark. I should have explained in more detail. The 5200223 is the complete hardware kit with the heavy duty L-Bracket included. This is setup to be used on the wire grids. The 5200224 is the complete hardware kit with the heavy duty L-Bracket included. This is setup to be used on the

Re: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2007-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Does this mount fit around a 2 galvi pipe? I think a 2 galvi pipe has outside dimensions of 2 3/8 Nt quite sure. George Marketing wrote: Sorry Mark. I should have explained in more detail. The 5200223 is the complete hardware kit with the heavy duty L-Bracket included. This is setup to be

[WISPA] Radius accounting vs IPflow accounting?

2007-01-04 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I am designing the migration of my network to a MT hotspot solution for fixed wireless subs. It appears there are two ways to account for customer bandwidth usage, radius accounting or use IPflow data from MT routers and a an application like IPTrack to do the accounting. Anyone have

RE: [WISPA] 5.3/5.8 GHz Antenna Suggestion

2007-01-04 Thread Marketing
They come with the standard u-bolts, but they will accommodate a 4 u-bolt as well (at this point we are not offering a 4 u-bolt, but might in the future if there is enough demand). I think most measurements are based on the outside diameter so the 2 galvanized pipe would work with our standard

RE: [WISPA] Canopy actual throughput

2007-01-04 Thread Ralph
Nuttcp is great Iperf sems to die after a while, or leave dozens of orphan sessions running. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mario Pommier Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 9:37 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Canopy

RE: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-04 Thread Ralph
It will be something like a commercial version of this, I'm sure. http://ralphfowler.com/stompbox/index.htm -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 6:58 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA]

[WISPA] Anyone using Power Noc

2007-01-04 Thread Erik Jansson
We are trying to decide on a billing and or monitoring package and came across Power Noc. It looks like a great package at a reasonable price, and does what we need as far as we can tell at this point. Has anyone else used this or a similar product? if yes what do you think, if no what are

Re: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Is that a Soekris board? George Ralph wrote: It will be something like a commercial version of this, I'm sure. http://ralphfowler.com/stompbox/index.htm -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 6:58

Re: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-04 Thread George Rogato
I was thinking of doing some remote surveillance camera stuff for the cops. I was thinking cellular would be the only way to get net to these very remote areas. What OS are you using that handles the cellular card? Ralph wrote: Yes it is. A 4521 if I remember correctly. I didn't have the 2

[WISPA] 900 Mhz and snow and Pacwireless Yagi's.

2007-01-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have one 900 mhz ap and one client. When I first set up this client, we were decidedly NOT LOS and it goes through a few pine and fir trees. Im not sure that is only what is in the way.Possibly a bit of dirt, too.For some reason, I appear to have HUGE changes in RSSI. It appears when

Re: [WISPA] 900 Mhz and snow and Pacwireless Yagi's.

2007-01-04 Thread Butch Evans
On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Will wet snow on Pac Yagis cause signal loss? Yes. Not only that, it will change the pattern for the antenna. Does frozen snow on trees block less than wet (melting?) snow on trees? yes and no. The difference being that if it is hard frozen,

[WISPA] Bad Storm in Nebraska

2007-01-04 Thread lists
I thought it was bad when I lost a backhaul on a mountaintop for part of the day today...until I saw what happened in Central Nebraska http://www.nppd.org/ Charter had 7000 cable internet customers down, including several thousand out here 200+ miles away. One of the microwave towers