Re: [WISPA] Weather proofing antennas

2008-12-13 Thread Jenco Wireless
This stuff really does work: http://www.wx2100.com/ Brad H On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 9:11 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: I agree with Tom - from this point on I have been doing installs like that. Grids are not my thing but ARC and backfires are awesome! On 12/11/08,

[WISPA] Survey Comments: If you are currently a WISP, are you a WISPA member? If No Please Explain

2008-12-13 Thread Rick Harnish
I thought I would post some of the survey questions and results over the next week and open them up to further discussion. I have placed my response in brackets after each comment. If you are currently a WISP, are you a WISPA member? If No Please Explain Yes

[WISPA] Public info on Wisp Adquisitions

2008-12-13 Thread Gino Villarini
Anyone has links to public info on Wisp adquisitions? Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. tel 787.273.4143 fax 787.273.4145 WISPA Wants You! Join today!

[WISPA] Survey Comments: 2. Do you see value in raising WISPA fees to allow for more efficient lobbying efforts with the FCC and other Government Entities

2008-12-13 Thread Rick Harnish
2. Do you see value in raising WISPA fees to allow for more efficient lobbying efforts with the FCC and other Government Entities 1. Should be based upon customer base. Bigger companies get more benefit and should support the association more 2. Maybe What lobby

[WISPA] [Fwd: Re: Weather proofing antennas]

2008-12-13 Thread Dimitrios Sidiropoulos
Bob, Wow. Even solves rain fade! That is some pretty fantastic stuff. Can you imagine topping wx2100 with FreeWave ES ? : http://dimitri.vernet.gr/Family/fwbottle.jpg Dimitri http://www.e-zy.net :-) Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -Original Message- From: Jenco

Re: [WISPA] WISP Directory - please register

2008-12-13 Thread David Hulsebus
Thanks for the good work Matt. Dave Hulsebus Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: Inventive Media would like to formally announce the unveiling of the WISP Directory 2.0 at http://www.wispdirectory.com/ - now with zip code search, ratings, reviews and WISP Technology used by each WISP. Inventive

[WISPA] Survey Comments: 4. What additional benefits would you like to see WISPA offer if dues are raised?

2008-12-13 Thread Rick Harnish
4. What additional benefits would you like to see WISPA offer if dues are raised? 1. Lets do a better job of what we ARE doing first. WISPA should also start putting on it's own wireless show. [This has been considered for several years, with limited funds, we chose to partner with

[WISPA] Survey Results: 5. How do you rate WISPA efforts at the current time?

2008-12-13 Thread Rick Harnish
5. How do you rate WISPA efforts at the current time? Low Average High Rating Average Response Count Lobbying 15.4% (8) 36.5% (19) 48.1% (25) 2.33 52 Vendor Participation 24.0% (12) 66.0% (33) 10.0% (5) 1.86 50 ListServs 8.2% (4) 42.9% (21) 49.0% (24) 2.41 49

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Randy Cosby
Travis, You've never had the pleasure of dealing with Tranzeo's ethernet connector? They insist this is the most waterproof / weatherproof way they've found. Even so, it is a pain in the rear, I agree. Looking forward to seeing more test results. Thanks for doing the product beta test and

[WISPA] Survey Comments: 6. Should WISPA hire an Executive Director?

2008-12-13 Thread Rick Harnish
6. Should WISPA hire an Executive Director? Yes http://www.surveymonkey.com/images/t.gif 71.4% 35 No http://www.surveymonkey.com/images/t.gif 30.6% 15 Comments: 1. or at least a paid admin staff. 2. If funds allow for this and that would allow WISPA to be more

[WISPA] [WISPA Approved Ad] JSI now shipping FCC certified Mikrotik radios

2008-12-13 Thread Jim Patient
I just noticed the below approved add is not clear in the discount. The 5% discount code that I posted on the members list covers all products on the site and not just the FCC certified Mikrotik systems. I will send the code again to the member list. This discount code is for WISPA members

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread D. Ryan Spott
I have comments inline... At least for the Tranzeo Unit :) D. Ryan Spott rsp...@cspott.com On Dec 13, 2008, at 10:35 AM, Travis Johnson wrote: Hi, We received our Vecima trial kit (one AP and five CPE) on Thursday afternoon. We have not yet put it on a tower, as there were several

[WISPA] Blocking chat/IM

2008-12-13 Thread Blair Davis
Hi all. Today, I have a request from a user to block chat/IM services on their connection... Anyone done this for a user? any ideas where to start? The user has a daughter that is getting into trouble via IM. While I know there is software that can be place on the daughters laptop, she is

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Jack Unger
One comment regarding the bench testing of any radio. Too much signal is just as bad as too little signal because an overloaded receiver will create errors just like a receiver that doesn't get enough signal. When bench testing, I advise either placing the units several rooms apart (to

Re: [WISPA] Blocking chat/IM

2008-12-13 Thread Mike Hammett
It depends on what they're using to chat with. AFAIK, it is impossible to block FaceBook and MySpace web based chats without blocking those sites altogether, as they just use HTTP for their chat protocol. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com From: Blair

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Mike Hammett
Could the StarTac even text message? IIRC, that was the first digital phone, at least by Moto. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Gino Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Sent: Saturday, December 13,

Re: [WISPA] Blocking chat/IM

2008-12-13 Thread Josh Luthman
Assuming the child isn't very technically knowledged you can just drop the ports that AIM, MSN or Yahoo clients require. Of course the issue of meebo or web clients will cause some issues - there are expensive hardware options and reasonable software options. On 12/13/08, Blair Davis

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Josh Luthman
When we used Tranzeos that very waterproof system is the worst system I have seen. It may have been our installs or the weather, but that cover is horrible. Coax seal did a good job of fixing those issues, however, it made it additionally difficult. On 12/13/08, Randy Cosby dco...@infowest.com

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Gino Villarini
Actually it's a dynatac 5000 :-) Sent from my Motorola Startac... On Dec 13, 2008, at 4:18 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: Could the StarTac even text message? IIRC, that was the first digital phone, at least by Moto. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing

Re: [WISPA] Blocking chat/IM

2008-12-13 Thread Blair Davis
Since my core, back haul and AP's are MiktoTik, please tell me more! Butch Evans wrote: On Sat, 2008-12-13 at 14:10 -0500, Blair Davis wrote: Anyone done this for a user? any ideas where to start? With a Mikrotik Router (or any linux router that supports L7

Re: [WISPA] Blocking chat/IM

2008-12-13 Thread Josh Luthman
Uhm /ip firewall filter On 12/13/08, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: Since my core, back haul and AP's are MiktoTik, please tell me more! Butch Evans wrote: On Sat, 2008-12-13 at 14:10 -0500, Blair Davis wrote: Anyone done this for a user? any ideas where to start? With a

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Travis Johnson
No... I've never had that experience... and I probably won't... it seems really "cheap"... and having to re-crimp if you change radio type makes it even worse. :( Travis Microserv Randy Cosby wrote: Travis, You've never had the pleasure of dealing with Tranzeo's ethernet connector?

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Travis Johnson
U pricing is WAY, WAY different. Redline AP's are around $10k Vecima AP's are around $4k Redline CPE's are $300 each (even in 250 quantity) Vecima CPE's are less than $249 And, I was told Tranzeo is making Redline's CPE as well? Could you send a picture of the Redline CPE? Travis

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Travis Johnson
Gino, What have your results been with the Redline product? Travis Microserv Gino Villarini wrote: it uses 802.03af PS ... My point was that you could use the low cost Vecima Bases with these CPEs ... or stick with el cheapo tranzeo units Would you pay extra $50 for a

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-13 Thread Drew Lentz
From what I understood from the guys at Tranzeo, just because they are manufactured both by Tranzeo and they are the same freq, there are hooks into all of the CPEs so that they are not cross-compatible. This might need clarification, but I was sure that this was the case in speaking with their