Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-18 Thread Paul Hendry
Do these charges have any builtin monitoring via SNMP? -Original Message- From: Christopher Erickson [mailto:christopher.k.erick...@gmail.com] Sent: 15 January 2010 19:22 To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site? Latitude and average cloud

Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-18 Thread Scott Parsons
I think most people fabricate their own pole mounts using angle iron and hose clamps. You can find some pole mount designs at power-fab.com Regards, Scott -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of AJ Sent: Friday, January 15,

Re: [WISPA] wind turbine

2010-01-18 Thread Scott Parsons
Those turbine can operate open loop so the controller just disconnects the battery from the turbine when the battery is fully charged. It doesn't hurt the turbine to operate with no load. Regards, Scott -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-18 Thread Christopher Erickson
They have serial interfaces instead of network interfaces and support a type of MODBUS communication, which can be interfaced to SNMP by various means. One way would be with the ultra- low power Parallax PINK module, which can give a web and telnet interface as well as SNMP. My advice is always

Re: [WISPA] wind turbine

2010-01-18 Thread Randy Cosby
Thanks Scott. If we can't get this one fixed, I'll be placing an order soon. Randy On 1/18/2010 9:04 AM, Scott Parsons wrote: Those turbine can operate open loop so the controller just disconnects the battery from the turbine when the battery is fully charged. It doesn't hurt the turbine

Re: [WISPA] Solar suggestion for ultra low use site?

2010-01-18 Thread Gino Villarini
www.packetflux.com has serial to ip converter for those Gino A. Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. 787.273.4143 -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Christopher Erickson Sent: Monday, January 18,

Re: [WISPA] Support for Comms Infrastructure Setup in Haiti

2010-01-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Re: Support for Comms Infrastructure Setup in HaitiThanks Nimesh, To the board, we sponsored a site to take donations for Katrina. I'd like to suggest that we turn that back on for donations for use in any disaster and that we kick loose any remaining funds for the Haiti event. To the

[WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Deep sigh. I put up my first solar site 3 weeks ago. Today it's gone. $3,000 in hardware, poof. What do you guys do to secure them? I hope the jerks fell of the cliff's and got hurt! It's not like the whole world even know the gear was out there. Pretty remote location, not at all

Re: [WISPA] wind turbine

2010-01-18 Thread Randy Cosby
Got the AirBreeze unit apart this morning. As my kids would say... Epic Fail! Pics at: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=50531id=1316265262l=23eec98a22 On 1/18/2010 9:11 AM, Randy Cosby wrote: Thanks Scott. If we can't get this one fixed, I'll be placing an order soon. Randy On

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Travis Johnson
That sucks. Don't you monitor your sites with something so you know when it's down? Travis Microserv Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Deep sigh. I put up my first solar site 3 weeks ago. Today it's gone. $3,000 in hardware, poof. What do you guys do to secure them? I hope the jerks fell of

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread jp
On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 08:50:47AM -0800, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Deep sigh. I put up my first solar site 3 weeks ago. Today it's gone. $3,000 in hardware, poof. What do you guys do to secure them? Two of mine are on islands. You'd have to have a real nice boat to get to them. That

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Josh Luthman
Be sure to file a police report. It covers your ass at the very least. Might want to talk to Forrest about the alarm that got some other thieves caught. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 The secret to creativity is knowing how to

Re: [WISPA] Support for Comms Infrastructure Setup in Haiti

2010-01-18 Thread Jack Unger
I'd suggest a three-fold approach. 1. The Board makes a direct contribution to Nimesh's group (say, $1500). 2. The Board asks members to consider making a further direct donation to Nimesh's group. 3. The Board asks hotspot vendors to consider donating x number of hotspots to Nimesh's group.

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread ~NGL~
I also would be interested in the alarm information. Thanx NGL -- From: Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 9:03 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site Be sure to

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Josh Luthman
All I can say it that it was a story Forrest shared. Using one of the modules a circuit was made between the door and some contact. Once the circuit was broken an alarm went off and the company with cops waited for them at the base. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread lakeland
Install eyehooks in each panel and daisey chain a wire through the panels. Connect the cable to a pair of N/C contacts on an ethernet SMS alarm panel. They cut the cable, you grt an alarm. Otherwise find some way to connect them together so its really time consuming or difficult to

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Josh Luthman
Use some of that nice steel rope from Lowe's. It is cheaper then chain and takes a LOT of effort to cut. Bolt cutters (I am told) do not work. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Wouldn't have mattered. They'd have been and gone long before anyone could have gotten up there to check it out. This only services 6 homes. They'll call when it's down I'm gonna have to come up with something different for up there. marlon - Original Message - From: Travis

Re: [WISPA] Support for Comms Infrastructure Setup in Haiti

2010-01-18 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Nimesh??? marlon - Original Message - From: Jack Unger jun...@ask-wi.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 9:06 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Support for Comms Infrastructure Setup in Haiti I'd suggest a three-fold approach. 1. The Board makes a

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Rick Kunze
I'm sold on surveillance. IP based camera, remote recording. Unless they're prepared, masked and stealthy, you'll have images. Although I've heard that converting an image into something from which you can recover property can be challenging. I hear there's an App for that. g I once had a

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread lakeland
Drag the welder up there. Couple of pieces of 3 x 3 angle and weld the whole mess together to the mounting pipe. Cement the pipe in the ground with 6 bags. They won't be able to carry it. You'll need a grinder to service it or replace the panels Lol Good luck dude. -B- Sent from my

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Tom Sharples
Radius Security, one of our vars, has a product that they apply to this problem. It's a hi-res camera Mobotix attached to a 3G modem, with alarm zones set up so that if someone approaches the solar array, it sends an email alert together with a megapixel image of the perp to your choice of

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Butch Evans
On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 09:44 -0800, Rick Kunze wrote: IP based camera, remote recording. Unless they're prepared, masked and stealthy, you'll have images. Although I've heard that converting an image into something from which you can recover property can be challenging. I hear there's an

Re: [WISPA] Support for Comms Infrastructure Setup in Haiti

2010-01-18 Thread Jeremy Parr
2010/1/18 Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com: Re: Support for Comms Infrastructure Setup in HaitiThanks Nimesh, To the board, we sponsored a site to take donations for Katrina.  I'd like to suggest that we turn that back on for donations for use in any disaster and that we kick loose

[WISPA] Story of Medicine Bow (Part II) now online

2010-01-18 Thread Matt Larsen - Lists
I recently started a new blog site that will be highlighting the stories of Wireless ISPs around the US, along with equipment reviews, opinion pieces on broadband policy and some occasional rants and raves. The site is called Wireless Cowboys and you can find it at

[WISPA] Fw: ARRA Broadband NOFA II and Workshops - Broadband Teaming Tool

2010-01-18 Thread Tom DeReggi
I wanted to make sure ALL WISPs saw the below attached message from USDA, listing details on BTOP/BIP Workshops. I want to specifically point out the First Workshop in OR is on Jan 26th, approaching quickly. Dates: Portland OR- Jan 26th Reno,NV Jan27 Denver, CO JAn 29 SanAntonio,TX- Feb1

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Tracy Tippett
Hi Marlon, Sorry about your gear - give me a ring Tracy Tippett 866-582-7287 --Original Mail-- From: Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 08:50:47 -0800 Subject: [WISPA] stolen solar site Deep sigh. I put up my

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread richard sterne
Hi Marlon, Its a sad post you have made. Can you not get some high steel railings to go round the site with razor wire on the top? Remote video link and alarm would help. Good luck Richard WISPA Wants You! Join

[WISPA] Stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread richard sterne
Hi Marlon, Its a sad post you have made. Can you not get some high steel railings to go round the site with razor wire on the top? Remote video link and alarm would help. Good luck Richard WISPA Wants You! Join

[WISPA] Tribal Entity Looking for Partners

2010-01-18 Thread Jeffrey J. Pyros
Guys: Dae Sung Corporation is a certified participant in the United States Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program. The corporation is a tribally-owned company with the authority to make business decisions without going through tribal council. Dae Sung was created to

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Blake Bowers
Butch, I don't suppose you have any links to the media on that do you? Trying to keep up a page on tower site thefts. Don't take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them down here! Be an organ donor, sign your donor card today. - Original Message - From: Butch Evans

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Scottie Arnett
Just get you two or three crack rocks laced with arsenic and hang where they can see them. 90% of the thieves I have seen are dope heads, and that would solve the problem before they even touched your solar panels. Too bad you couldn't chance critters get into this, or it just might work.

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Marco Coelho
Marlon, Sorry to hear about the equipment. A Bouncing Betty or two would be my preferred approach (I hate thieves). IR / Daylight Cameras with remote recording and alarms are the only 'legal' solution though. I also use big mean dogs at sites I routinely visit. Marco

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Marco Coelho
or there was this bouncing betty:

[WISPA] RFQ: 11GHz Licensed BH

2010-01-18 Thread Jerry Richardson
Vendors, we are considering a licensed BH for our main feed. 11.2 miles 100' AGL at sea level 30' AGL at 3450' - 11GHz licensed BH - 100Mbps now, 300Mbps capacity - Dishes and mounts - Prefer all outdoor but split is OK - License co-ordination Please reply off list. Already got a quote from

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Steve
There are a few things you can do to keep people from feeling comfortable stealing your stuff. ip cameras from toshiba will record frames at intervals, plus having motion detection with email alert. they will also alert you if a loop is closed or opened. always a good idea to have voltage

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Ryan Spott
We have a site where they sat there and sawed through the 1/2 inch master lock hasp. After everything was stolen that was not bolted down, they cut though all of the bolts. Amazing really. Battery powered dremel cutting wheels... For the Win? Lose? ryan On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Steve

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Blake Bowers
Problem with a bouncing betty it it could destroy the equipment. BUT, if it takes out a thief.. Don't take your organs to heaven, heaven knows we need them down here! Be an organ donor, sign your donor card today. - Original Message - From: Marco Coelho coelh...@gmail.com To:

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Josh Luthman
No equipment or no equipment plus revenge? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. --- Albert Einstein On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 10:22 PM, Blake Bowers bbow...@mozarks.com wrote:

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Reboot the FCC !

2010-01-18 Thread Scottie Arnett
Gino is exactly right on this. Post any COMMENTS you guys feel relevant! I am on a lists that have MANY telecommunications lawyers on this list and they are even talking about it...cyberteleco...@listserv.aol.com. Look it up and join that list...not a lot of it affects us, but MUCH of it does!

[WISPA] To backup my last post!

2010-01-18 Thread Scottie Arnett
[FCC document] FCC ADOPTS ORDER TO CLEAR THE 700 MHZ FREQUENCY BAND FOR PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEXT GENERATION CONSUMER USERS Washington, D.C. - Today the Federal Communications Commission adopted an Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking prohibiting the further distribution and sale of

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread MDK
Marlon, I have some deep cycle batteries and a wind generator I could loan you for a while, till you get around to re-doing it. -- From: Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 9:35 AM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] stolen solar site

2010-01-18 Thread Scottie Arnett
I am all for the graphical content...but what I suggested may be sufficient. You may have to answer a few cop questions, but they know the same things I already mentioned. They smoked some bad dope on the way to the solar installation? Scott -- Original Message

Re: [WISPA] To backup my last post!

2010-01-18 Thread Tom DeReggi
Scottie, Yeah, I saw that. I'm just confused on exactly what part of the 700Mhz band they are talking about, since they mentioned Public safety. There is the 700Mhz that Verizon won at auction. There is the 700Mhz Dblock that got no reserve bids sitting dormant (share between public safety and

Re: [WISPA] To backup my last post!

2010-01-18 Thread Scottie Arnett
Sorry Tom, I Accidentally deleted your response. http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-295737A1.pdf http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-10-16A1.pdf and more if you wish. I just hope they want to open it it up an not auction it off. Scottie --