[WISPA] Scalability of 802.11a based broadband equipment

2007-02-01 Thread Matt Larsen - Lists
Did a little arithmetic tonight... I have a Tranzeo TR5plus access point on my wireless network. Other than being limited by a 10meg ethernet port (it is installed at a noisy FM tower location, and the speed must be turned down to 10meg to keep a reliable connection) - it is a perfectly

RE: [WISPA] Refreshing Day

2007-02-01 Thread Forbes Mercy
It's that same 'small thinking' owner that kept a national ISP group from ever being successful. The cable and TV industry love it when we are fragmented without a single focus. That is why WISPA is so special. Yeah we all do thing are own way but we can pretty much agree that turning money

[WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Gino Villarini
This is an example of Part-15 rules been broken, this has been going on for years ant they recently fined, http://www.fcc.gov/eb/FieldNotices/2003/DOC-269874A1.html Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 -- WISPA Wireless

Re: [WISPA] IPTV 2007 Final Agenda Announced!

2007-02-01 Thread Peter R.
IPTV is such a losing proposition. At 4MB to 10MB per stream, how do you make $$? And most homes have more than one TV - so doouble or triple it. The content costs keep increasing - at the same time that episodes are available for download. The equipment is ridiculously expensive. Scale IS

Re: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Dylan Oliver
On 2/1/07, Gino Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is an example of Part-15 rules been broken, this has been going on for years ant they recently fined, http://www.fcc.gov/eb/FieldNotices/2003/DOC-269874A1.html So they were running out-of-band AND over-power at 71 sites for 5 years,

RE: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Gino Villarini
Yeah ... but they got the bad press.. . 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 Dylan Oliver Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 9:45 AM To:

Re: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Dylan Oliver
True .. Are you seeing subscribers turn over from them to you? Did it make the press in PR such that the average subscriber would actually know about it? On 2/1/07, Gino Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah ... but they got the bad press.. . Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet

RE: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Gino Villarini
This just hit the press today... but I wouldt count of subscribers noticing it much 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 Dylan Oliver

Re: [WISPA] Refreshing Day

2007-02-01 Thread Travis Johnson
And now when they have an outage, the customer will call you and what will you tell them? u... well it's not really my network, so I'm not really sure what the problem is or when it will be fixed. :( Travis Microserv Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Yeah, a guy needs days like that once in a

RE: [WISPA] Refreshing Day

2007-02-01 Thread Jeff Broadwick
That's the way we felt after the last ISPCON...just wish everyone from out company could have been there. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Harnish Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 10:17 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] Scalability of 802.11a based broadband equipment

2007-02-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
what antenna are you using at the ap? what are you using for customers past 15 miles? marlon - Original Message - From: Matt Larsen - Lists [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 12:12 AM Subject: [WISPA] Scalability of 802.11a

Re: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Tom DeReggi
Section 15.1(b) of the Rules states that an intentional radiator that is not in accordance with the requirements of Part 15 must be licensed, Is there and what is the licensing policy for UNII band? what is co-channel MSS operations?-indicated as a reason why 5.1Ghz is only allowed

Re: [WISPA] Refreshing Day

2007-02-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Nope. We'll tell them that we're working on it. What do you tell people when your t-1 goes down I'm getting $15 per month that I'd have had to pass up. If I work with my competitors in a friendly manner, I effectively build a MUCH larger network, for less money AND I help to keep the

Re: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Tom DeReggi
Well that depends how noisy the 5.3 and 5.8 bands are that the custoemrs got turned to. Even worse news if you are using 5.3 and 5.8. That means there is likely going to be an interference war, customers' quality of service is going to go down. It could result in multiple WISPs loosing

RE: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Gino Villarini
The wisp was using stock Axxelera gear, the problem was the channels used were either 5.1 (which is unii indoor only ) or non part 15 at all. Im under the impression that the Axxelera gear doesn't have a way to control power Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp.

RE: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Gino Villarini
It's not clear at all if they have fully complied, the investigation was last summer were we started seeing interference problems on the site under investigation... the interference later disappeared go figure Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel

Re: [WISPA] Refreshing Day

2007-02-01 Thread Travis Johnson
Marlon, We don't sell T1's any longer. We install our own wireless thus keeping control of the entire connection. Travis Microserv Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Nope. We'll tell them that we're working on it. What do you tell people when your t-1 goes down I'm getting $15 per month that

Re: [WISPA] Blackberry vs. Palm

2007-02-01 Thread Tom DeReggi
I had a Palm phone. The draw back is occationally they loose their internal battery power the the Flash, and you loose all the software and configs loaded. So its hard to rely on anything you put on it, and must rely on the Sync to destop for data retention. Do any of the hand helds, have rock

Re: [WISPA] Scalability of 802.11a based broadband equipment

2007-02-01 Thread Matt Larsen - Lists
The AP is a 5plus, with a 90 degree 16db H-pol sector. I use the SL5 (16db) up to about 5 miles, 5a20 up to 10 miles, 5a24 8 to 18 miles and 5plus with 26db grid up to 25 miles. Matt Larsen vistabeam.com Marlon K. Schafer wrote: what antenna are you using at the ap? what are you using

Re: [WISPA] Refreshing Day

2007-02-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
You know that's not what I meant Travis! grin Back when you bought a t-1 for your service, way back when. Sometimes it went down. What did you tell your customers? This is really no different. And the benefits from a cost, spectrum, speed of deployment far outweigh any problems that

Re: [WISPA] Scalability of 802.11a based broadband equipment

2007-02-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
coolness - Original Message - From: Matt Larsen - Lists [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 8:10 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Scalability of 802.11a based broadband equipment The AP is a 5plus, with a 90 degree 16db H-pol sector.

RE: [WISPA] Blackberry vs. Palm

2007-02-01 Thread David T. Hughes
I use the Sprint 6700 Pocket PC Windows based smartphone and I can connect to almost everything through cell EVDO - X1 data, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (802.11 B/G) and it can receive email and IMs in the background. I can watch TV on it from my Slingbox located at my home, keep up with info from the Web

Re: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Mike Ireton
Are you saying that it was you who reported them to the FCC? If so, had you tried working it out with them first or ? Gino Villarini wrote: It's not clear at all if they have fully complied, the investigation was last summer were we started seeing interference problems on the site

[WISPA] FCC considers treating wireless broadband as an 'information service'

2007-02-01 Thread Brian Webster
http://www.rcrnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070201/FREE/70201010/100 1/FREE This applies to the licensed spectrum holders but could be interesting to unlicensed as it might make life easier for carriers like Clearwire and shape the field for competition. A topic worth watching I am sure

RE: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Gino Villarini
Nop, it wasn't me, Another local wisp reported them. The docs are on the FCC website 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

[WISPA] Martin vs. Copps at Senate

2007-02-01 Thread Peter R.
I only read the B.S. from Harry Potter about how wonderful things are with him large and in charge. Then I read Copps' statement :) WRITTEN STATEMENT OF THE HONORABLE KEVIN J. MARTIN, CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION. Before the Committee on Commerce, Science Transportation, U.S.

[WISPA] M2Z - 2155-2175 MHZ NATIONAL BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE

2007-02-01 Thread Peter R.
Released: 01/31/2007. WTB ANNOUNCES THAT M2Z NETWORKS, INC.'S APPLICATION FOR LICENSE AND AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE A NATIONAL BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE IN THE 2155-2175 MHZ BAND IS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. (DA No. 07-492). (Dkt No 07-16). WTB. Contact: Joel Taubenblatt at (202) 418-2487, email:

Re: [WISPA] FCC considers treating wireless broadband as an 'information service'

2007-02-01 Thread Peter R.
Brian Webster wrote: http://www.rcrnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070201/FREE/70201010/100 1/FREE This applies to the licensed spectrum holders but could be interesting to unlicensed as it might make life easier for carriers like Clearwire and shape the field for competition. A topic

Re: [WISPA] M2Z - 2155-2175 MHZ NATIONAL BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE

2007-02-01 Thread RickG
And who's equipment will they use? -RickG On 2/1/07, Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Released: 01/31/2007. WTB ANNOUNCES THAT M2Z NETWORKS, INC.'S APPLICATION FOR LICENSE AND AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE A NATIONAL BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE IN THE 2155-2175 MHZ BAND IS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. (DA No.

Re: [WISPA] Local WISP Fined by FCC ...

2007-02-01 Thread Steve Stroh
If memory serves, MSS is Mobile Satellite Service. Like many vendors, Axxcelera makes gear that is flexible in its frequency coverage and power output. MANY countries allow higher power outputs than US, as well as different spectrum usage. It's certainly not illegal to manufacture such

Re: [WISPA] Blackberry vs. Palm

2007-02-01 Thread Tom DeReggi
Sounds like that may be the way to go. almost everything through cell EVDO - X1 data Is that a Sprint plan option? Or through another carrier's service? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: David T. Hughes [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Blackberry vs. Palm

2007-02-01 Thread Rich Comroe
No, EVDO and RTT1X are the data modulations that the PPC6700 can do, which the Sprint network supports. The Sprint option plan for data is called PowerVision, and includes unlimited internet to the phone ... pretty sweet, and for only a few dollars a month over the phone service. With

[WISPA] MT and UPS experience suggestions

2007-02-01 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I'm relatively new to MT, and wanted to get your feedback suggestions on some systems I'd like to deploy. I'd like to purchase an inexpensive UPS system that interfaces to MT and gives me battery voltage, current temp. I would then modify this UPS and use it in my own remote solar

[WISPA] Fw: New America and Allies Submit FCC Comments Proving Case for Unlicensed Access to Unused TV Channels

2007-02-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
for those following such stuff. marlon - Original Message - From: New America Foundation To: undisclosed-recipients: Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 4:28 PM Subject: New America and Allies Submit FCC Comments Proving Case for Unlicensed Access to Unused TV Channels New America and