Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Blair Davis
I have a pair of RF-Linx 900MHz-2.4GHz units in service for several years now. They work fine for a PtP link thru a dense tree area... RickG wrote: Mike, Have you tried them? Anyone? -RickG On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 10:51 PM, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Noise?

Re: [WISPA] DSL Tariffed

2008-09-10 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Sometimes. A NECA ILEC has the choice. - Original Message - From: RickG [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 8:11 PM Subject: [WISPA] DSL Tariffed I'm losing a business customer to DSL. They offered them a price much below

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Patrick Nix Jr.
What frequency are you wanting to convert? We used 2.4 - 5.8 converters for a backhaul link for several years it was only after lightning took out one radio that we changed it to an actual PtP bridge. Ours was karlnet 2.4 with Orinoco card and 2.4 t0 5.8 converter. Used winncom converters by the

[WISPA] Thieves Steal Tower

2008-09-10 Thread 3-dB Networks
Anyone see this: http://www.wjactv.com/news/17432092/detail.html Daniel White 3-dB Networks WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Thieves Steal Tower

2008-09-10 Thread Patrick Shoemaker
Wow. On a similar note: http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r21079972-Our-site-was-vandelized-Sat-morning-and-Sunday-morning Patrick Shoemaker President, Vector Data Systems LLC [EMAIL PROTECTED] office: (301) 358-1690 x36 http://www.vectordatasystems.com 3-dB Networks wrote: Anyone see this:

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread John Scrivner
I wish someone made a frequency converter to go from 5.8 to 24 GHz. There is 250 khz of open unlicensed space at that frequency which would be ideal for backhaul use in places where we are tight in 5.8. I would be using a paif of those on a sale today if they were available. John Scrivner

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread George Rogato
I have some RF KLInx 2.4 to 900MHz frequency converters that have been on operation for about 6 years now. They work fine altthough they will soon be coming out and replaced with a new product. One place I thought frequency converters would be nice is on towers that are too tall to run cable

Re: [WISPA] Best of WiMAX World

2008-09-10 Thread Matt Liotta
If we win it I would think it would be interesting for WISPA itself to issue a press release about one of its members. Anything we do PR wise will only be strengthen with the help of others. I expect Redline may well do something similar since we use their WiMAX radios. -Matt On Sep 9,

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread John Scrivner
Actually what you are describing is very similar to what they did. They used an intermediate frequency to feed between the base and the tower. The difference is that there are likely more frequency conversions in your scenario than the Alvarion / Breezecom setup. In their systems there is only one

[WISPA] StarOS VSD

2008-09-10 Thread Steve Barnes
Anyone using StarOS VSD Feature. I would love to get some functionality questions answered and find out how you have it configured. What you are using as a master and how the IP settings need to be set on the interface Steve Barnes Executive Manager RCWiFi Wireless Internet Service

Re: [WISPA] StarOS VSD

2008-09-10 Thread George Rogato
We use it. I'm the one on the forums that pointed you in that direction. If someone else can't step up to the plate, I can get you in contact with Mike, our admin and have you talk to him on the phone. Although, today is probably not a good day to try to squeeze in that phone call. He is

Re: [WISPA] your thoughts on opps in Africa?

2008-09-10 Thread John Scrivner
In the case of South Africa I know what is going on. The government owns the phone company there. There is a conflict of interest. The regulators get paid by the same people running the phone company. It would be like ATT being owned by the FCC or vice-versa. How hard do you think we would have it

[WISPA] 2.4 cars for MT AP

2008-09-10 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
What are some good cards to use in 2.4 MT APs? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] 2.4 cars for MT AP

2008-09-10 Thread Travis Johnson
SR2 Brian Rohrbacher wrote: What are some good cards to use in 2.4 MT APs? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] StarOS VSD

2008-09-10 Thread Steve Barnes
Thanks for the reply. I am just starting to set it up today and I may get back with you if I don't come up with answers. Was just looking for a second info source. Steve Barnes Executive Manager PCS-WIN RCWiFi Wireless Internet Service (765)584-2288 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread jp
Most radios have some sort of intermediate frequency; the chips that process the data don't work at 5.8ghz, etc... Satellite systems work much the same way; your 12ghz dish/directtv/fta doesn't work on an rg6 cable at that frequency. The Alvarion BA-II tower gear has the downconverter

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Unlicensed 24 GHz has so little power that it is only good for a mile or two. Is that still an attractive thing? - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 7:37 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] your thoughts on opps in Africa?

2008-09-10 Thread Chuck McCown - 3
Huge diff between SA and Nigeria... - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 9:16 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] your thoughts on opps in Africa? In the case of South Africa I

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Gino Villarini
Ithink someone has already on the market an upconverted 802.11x radio to 25 ghz, Snaplink IIRC 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 jp

[WISPA] Redline Wimax Rough Pricing

2008-09-10 Thread tfadgen
Anyone have any idea on Redline's pricing for their AN-100U and SU-O 's? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Redline Wimax Rough Pricing

2008-09-10 Thread Gino Villarini
An100 is around $8k , SUO are in the $450's 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 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread John Scrivner
It is for me. In the places where I use up all my 5.8 I need more bandwidth more than I need more power. Scriv On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 10:45 AM, Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Unlicensed 24 GHz has so little power that it is only good for a mile or two. Is that still an attractive

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Gino Villarini
John Check out Snaplink radio . com 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 John Scrivner Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:14 PM To:

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread John Scrivner
Just talked to them. Price is too high. They want about $6 to $7 grand for a link. Too rich for my blood. Scriv On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 12:16 PM, Gino Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: John Check out Snaplink radio . com Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Tom DeReggi
John, The radios I was referring to when I mentioned 23G under $6k was Snaplink. But I mistakenly stated the spectrum, it is actually 24Ghz unlicened. Its a FDX 50mbps link. Its a good affordable option, when its a short distance, and top speed is not needed. Still not as low as I'd like, down

Re: [WISPA] Redline Wimax Rough Pricing

2008-09-10 Thread Eric Muehleisen
Roughly $7-8k for basestation and $300 per SU if ordered by the pallet (72). If you have the budget go for the AN-100UX. It will give you much needed power and help you reach EIRP. This would also make it possible to use the SU-I's (indoor). -Eric [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone have any

Re: [WISPA] Redline Wimax Rough Pricing

2008-09-10 Thread John McDowell
What is pricing on SU-I now? On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 12:38 PM, Eric Muehleisen [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Roughly $7-8k for basestation and $300 per SU if ordered by the pallet (72). If you have the budget go for the AN-100UX. It will give you much needed power and help you reach EIRP. This

Re: [WISPA] Redline Wimax Rough Pricing

2008-09-10 Thread Eric Muehleisen
I'm not sure on that. We've only ordered a few to test with and that was pre-certification. I'm sure the price has gone down since then. I'm sure you could get close to that $300 number if you order in bulk. -Eric John McDowell wrote: What is pricing on SU-I now? On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at

[WISPA] Motorola Prizm and Emerald Billing Software

2008-09-10 Thread Jory Privett
Has anyone here successfully integrated the Motorola Prizm software Northbound Interface API with the Emerald Billing system? Jory Privett WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] Need- Alvarion 900AU

2008-09-10 Thread Cliff LeBoeuf
We lost an Alvarion 900 AU during Gustav, primarily the ODU part. Does anyone have on for quick shipment? Please contact off list with details... Cliff LeBoeuf 985-879-3219 www.cssla.com www.triparish.net This e-mail, including any attached files, may contain confidential and privileged

Re: [WISPA] Need- Alvarion 900AU

2008-09-10 Thread Rick Harnish
Cliff, According to the Google Docs Spreadsheet, Chuck Bartosch had one at Ebay Pricing to sell. His email address is [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thanks, Rick -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Cliff LeBoeuf Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 4:05

[WISPA] OT: Sales CRM sugestion

2008-09-10 Thread Gino Villarini
What you guys suggest for a Salesforce CRM? We have 2 Sales persons for business accounts ... thanks Gino A. Villarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145

Re: [WISPA] OT: Sales CRM suggestion

2008-09-10 Thread Brian Webster
I hear PowerCode now does CRM. Thank You, Brian Webster www.wirelessmapping.com http://www.wirelessmapping.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Gino Villarini Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 5:08 PM To: Motorola Canopy User Group Cc:

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Noise! Cost. marlon - Original Message - From: RickG [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 7:49 PM Subject: [WISPA] frequency converters Whats the downside to using frequency converters? -RickG

Re: [WISPA] Thieves Steal Tower

2008-09-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
All the more reason to make sure that you have a wisp on your unused tower! Customers would have called us within 30 seconds of an outage :-). marlon - Original Message - From: 3-dB Networks [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Motorola Canopy User Group' [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'WISPA General List'

Re: [WISPA] OT: Sales CRM suggestion

2008-09-10 Thread John McDowell
Yeah, I don't know exactly what a true CRM program is but PowerCode has been a great tool for us to follow sales from lead to activation. Brian! I Put in a special feature request to have your awesome coverage maps integrated with PowerCode. Powercode maps all your leads, subs, APs etc into a

[WISPA] PowerCode

2008-09-10 Thread Mark Nash
I gave off a little rant awhile back about how PowerCode wasn't being responsive, and I'd like to update that. They are now being pretty responsive to bug reports. One of the first things they did was to set me up with a new customer portal so that I can create my own tickets for their

Re: [WISPA] OT: Sales CRM sugestion

2008-09-10 Thread Tom DeReggi
Ther are always the generic products SugarCRM, Salesforce.com, Goldmine. All good products, to maximize sales rep's processes. However, I'd like to see a product that integrates into a WISP operations system, with opportunity management, easilly converting to orders for provisioning. I

Re: [WISPA] PowerCode

2008-09-10 Thread John McDowell
Mark, I was with you there around the same time with very similar sentiments. Among other things I was trying to get something resolved on our Vox Voip service and billing it through powercode. Although we haven't come to a solution on that, mainly being I'm not willing pay for it nor try it at

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread RickG
I want to convert 2.4GHz to 5.8GHz for exactly that reason: to have the radio at the bottom and the antennas at the top. Good comments from all (as always). Thanks! -RickG On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 10:28 AM, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have some RF KLInx 2.4 to 900MHz frequency

Re: [WISPA] Thieves Steal Tower

2008-09-10 Thread RickG
Yours take 30 seconds. I swear I've got one guy who calls 30 seconds before :) -RickG On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 9:21 PM, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All the more reason to make sure that you have a wisp on your unused tower! Customers would have called us within 30 seconds of an

Re: [WISPA] Thieves Steal Tower

2008-09-10 Thread RickG
Too bad you couldnt do something like this: http://www.24x7updates.com/FullStory-News-Remote_control_rifle_range_debuts-ID-32685.html -R On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 9:34 AM, Patrick Shoemaker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wow. On a similar note:

Re: [WISPA] Thieves Steal Tower

2008-09-10 Thread 3-dB Networks
I thought everyone had those on their towers :-) Seriously though, IP cameras are great. The reason we got to know inscape is someone was messing with one of Mesa's remote towers. So everytime someone came up the road to this mountain top our camera would start recording and send us an alert.