Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Deal

2008-07-24 Thread Chuck McCown
of the Sears Tower, I'd still need a tower 50' taller than I currently have access to out here. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Direct TV interference from 802.11b client?

2008-07-25 Thread Chuck McCown
Directv IF frequencies. Lower IF 950-1450 MHZ Upper IF 1650-2150 MHz So, we are not in the middle of either of those bands. The IF signal should be stronger than any spur an SM or SU could produce. - Original Message - From: Larry A Weidig [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Direct TV interference from 802.11b client?

2008-07-25 Thread Chuck McCown
the time to figure out what the new ones are. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 9:31 AM Subject: Re

[WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] Proxim

2008-07-25 Thread Chuck McCown
Anyone got any old 2.4 Proxim or Western Mux T1 radios they want to part with. We are in a bit of a pickle due to our not getting trango to work for a couple of T1s last week. Please hit me on or off list.

Re: [WISPA] DMS Wireless Antennas

2008-07-30 Thread Chuck McCown
Other than blatant patent infringement and knocking off my product (and some of the equinox), no, no problem at all with DMS. ;-) - Original Message - From: Jerry Richardson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 10:29 AM Subject: Re:

Re: [WISPA] Court Injunction

2008-08-04 Thread Chuck McCown
A KA has been a ham longer than a KD. (assuming it is not a vanity call sign) Long time hams have more passion for the subject. But really, I agree with almost everything said. Ham really has been dying for a very long time. I just get bent when some WISPs take the entitlement attitude towards

Re: [WISPA] Pathloss 4

2008-08-06 Thread Chuck McCown
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Chuck McCown - 3 Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 10:24 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Pathloss 4 What can it do that Radio Mobile does not? I have been engineering microwave paths since 1978. Back in the day it was curved

Re: [WISPA] Pathloss 4

2008-08-06 Thread Chuck McCown
I'll take a copy of your excel file Charles. ;-) - Original Message - From: Charles Wu [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 9:24 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Pathloss 4 Hi Michael, All Pathloss basically does is calculate

Re: [WISPA] Has anyone see these?

2008-08-07 Thread Chuck McCown
Anyone can apply for a rural broadband grant from the RUS. The RUS has a person assigned to each geographical area called a GFR (government field rep) and the GFR is supposed to investigate the area to make sure it is unserved prior to awarding a grant. We have seen several companies pull the

Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments?

2008-08-11 Thread Chuck McCown
. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, August 10, 2008 9:30 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments? Businesses

Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread Chuck McCown
radio stuff, non-commercial. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 9:38 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem Good bunch of info here. Almost all of can be applied to us

Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread Chuck McCown
, 2008 9:07 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem OTARD and PRB1 do not pertain to AP or backhaul locations Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -Original Message- From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 08:43:37 To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread Chuck McCown
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown - 3 Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:44 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem There are two parts of the telecom act, OTARD and the Ham ruling that should be able to be used

[WISPA] FCC geographic search

2008-08-12 Thread Chuck McCown
Anyone else having trouble using the FCC geographic search feature? I called tech support and they said there were known issues. But nothing further. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread Chuck McCown
Don't call me an idiot you imbecile, I am an moron. - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 5:55 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem A requirement, yes. A burden, no. Just

Re: [WISPA] FCC geographic search

2008-08-13 Thread Chuck McCown
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:08 PM To: WISPA General List; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [WISPA] FCC geographic search Anyone else having trouble using the FCC geographic search feature? I

[WISPA] Section 332 of the telcom act

2008-08-13 Thread Chuck McCown
Telecommunications Act of 1996 on Zoning for Mobile Communications Telecommunications Act of 1996 (S.652) Section 704 FACILITIES SITING; RADIO FREQUENCY EMISSION STANDARDS. (a) NATIONAL WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SITING POLICY- Section 332(c) (47 U.S.C. 332(c)) is amended by adding at the end

Re: [WISPA] Section 253

2008-08-13 Thread Chuck McCown
SEC. 253. [47 U.S.C. 253] REMOVAL OF BARRIERS TO ENTRY. (a) IN GENERAL.--No State or local statute or regulation, or other State or local legal requirement, may prohibit or have the effect of prohibiting the ability of any entity to provide any interstate or intrastate telecommunications service.

[WISPA] Secton 332

2008-08-13 Thread Chuck McCown
Note that in Section 332 unlicensed services is explicitly mentioned and included in the definition of personal wireless services. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Anyone service Pasco Wa.?

2008-08-14 Thread Chuck McCown
That is near muddy frog's territory. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2008 9:30 AM Subject: [WISPA] Anyone service Pasco Wa.? We're at 2731 Birch Rd., Pasco.

Re: [WISPA] Employee Tracking Program

2008-08-20 Thread Chuck McCown
Not true. Employers own the content of all correspondence, whether electronic or otherwise. That has been time tested. Plus, in this state we can record the phone calls. We can record you on the phone without even notifying you if we call you or if you call us. - Original Message -

Re: [WISPA] Running Fiber

2008-08-20 Thread Chuck McCown
We can buy the ONT for $375. The COE per sub works out to about another $200. So $500 plus the strand of fiber. Drop fiber can be had for 25 cents per foot. Contractors can put it in for a buck a foot. Including cleanup. In a subdivision, I can do FTTH for less than $1K per sub. And my arpu

Re: [WISPA] Employee Tracking Program

2008-08-21 Thread Chuck McCown
Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 11:41 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Employee Tracking Program Not true. Employers own the content of all

Re: [WISPA] Fiber Costs

2008-08-21 Thread Chuck McCown
If that is what it cost me, I would never be able to afford it. Good thing it only costs me about $1K per sub. - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:59 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Fiber Costs

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISP] Emergency FCC Information - FloridaDIsasterArea

2008-08-25 Thread Chuck McCown
-- From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2008 10:25 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISP] Emergency FCC Information - Florida DIsasterArea Do you really think the FCC has specified P-15

Re: [WISPA] I want to port their numbers!!!!

2008-08-26 Thread Chuck McCown
I am a rural telecom, one of the most rural in the nation. And I wasn't exempt at all. - Original Message - From: Jeromie Reeves [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 1:45 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] I want to port their numbers

Re: [WISPA] I want to port their numbers!!!!

2008-08-26 Thread Chuck McCown
But if you are selling voip, you want the local ILEC customer to be able to keep their number. In that case the ILEC has involvement. - Original Message - From: cw [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:09 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] I

Re: [WISPA] Part 15 Frequency Chart

2008-09-23 Thread Chuck McCown
That is included in the 5.4 band. - Original Message - From: Mike Delp [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 10:33 AM Subject: [WISPA] Part 15 Frequency Chart I am looking for an up to date chart with all of the unlicensed

Re: [WISPA] VOIP Providers

2008-09-23 Thread Chuck McCown
Even if Powercode was a vendor sponsor of WISPA (not sure one way or the other), openly hawking product on the general WISPA list seems to be frowned upon. - Original Message - From: Austin Wright [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, September

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Chuck McCown
. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2008 8:50 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF In all honesty, it's turned into quite a scam hasn't it. About is rampant from what I see. marlon - Original Message - From: Chuck

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Chuck McCown
] gotta love USF If you are running a hundred miles of fiber for 30 people you are not right in the head... Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: It is a cost recovery mechanism. I got audited by USAC this year to prove that the USF we receive is to cover the costs of providing the service

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Chuck McCown
The current USF audits by USAC are turning up collusion between school districts (the principle is the brother of the local ISP) and provider of goods and services of E-rate funded projects. The audits have not shown any telephone company to be misusing this money. And I want to repeat, this

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Chuck McCown
] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2008 9:52 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF Tacking a fee on my telephone bill is a form of taxation. -RickG On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The current USF audits by USAC

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Chuck McCown
utility by tax dollars that we all were forced to pay. IMO, that means that we should be able use it without being encumbered by fees other than what are necessary to support the system is was designed for. Am I really off base here? -RickG On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Chuck McCown [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Chuck McCown
USF If you are running a hundred miles of fiber for 30 people you are not right in the head... Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: It is a cost recovery mechanism. I got audited by USAC this year to prove that the USF we receive is to cover the costs of providing the service. But think

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-10 Thread Chuck McCown
on such things? marlon - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2008 8:29 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF Hold your horses there Marlon... the government pays... the government pays for USF

Re: [WISPA] referral programs

2008-10-13 Thread Chuck McCown
I used to give one month free with the referral, plus a free install and one month free for the new customer. We had more installs in those days than we could service. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday,

Re: [WISPA] old utility poles

2008-10-14 Thread Chuck McCown
We use them at times. That is a pretty good price if they are in good enough shape to climb. - Original Message - From: Patrick Nix Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 9:09 AM Subject: [WISPA] old utility poles Anyone using

Re: [WISPA] 5.5Ghz highpass/lowpass filters?

2008-10-14 Thread Chuck McCown
How tight do you want it? I make a very sharp waveguide BPF for 5.8. I'll attach the response curve. - Original Message - From: Jon Langeler [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 9:48 AM Subject: [WISPA] 5.5Ghz highpass/lowpass

Re: [WISPA] Interference at the neighbors

2008-10-14 Thread Chuck McCown
2.4, 5.2, 5.4 and 5.8GHz (sorry, feeling like a smarta** today) - Original Message - From: Patrick Nix Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 8:59 AM Subject: [WISPA] Interference at the neighbors Just curious, how are you

Re: [WISPA] old utility poles

2008-10-15 Thread Chuck McCown
the crap out of me. marlon - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:37 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] old utility poles I still have my hooks and belt. - Original Message - From: Marlon

Re: [WISPA] Wood Pole Towers (Was: Re: Trylon Titan Foundation Work)

2008-10-17 Thread Chuck McCown
And it will have a metal tag or stamped into the wood in that area something like: 4-40 or 5-25 The first number is the class and the second is the length in feet. - Original Message - From: D. Ryan Spott [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October

Re: [WISPA] Damn, Ubiquiti

2008-10-22 Thread Chuck McCown
We have tried the full sized nanostations. They have an external SMA connector so you can put an antenna on them with some decent gain. I would pay the extra for the full sized unit just to have that option. They do what they say they will do. But just like all 802.11x products, you have to

Re: [WISPA] Damn, Ubiquiti

2008-10-22 Thread Chuck McCown
of them and my guess is that the first round that makes it to the states is going to be beta. Just like any 802.11a product, the NS5s will run circles around Canopy if properly deployed. So yeah, you can consider them as a Canopy replacement. :^) Matt Larsen vistabeam.com Chuck McCown

Re: [WISPA] Damn, Ubiquiti

2008-10-22 Thread Chuck McCown
yeah, you can consider them as a Canopy replacement. :^) Matt Larsen vistabeam.com Chuck McCown wrote: We have tried the full sized nanostations. They have an external SMA connector so you can put an antenna on them with some decent gain. I would pay the extra for the full sized unit just

Re: [WISPA] Equip Leasing

2008-10-29 Thread Chuck McCown
So, */ Link Technologies, Inc is offering LIVE Mikrotik On-Line Training at the end of your note is NOT advertising? I am confused. Daniel was responding to a specific question. I thought it was apropos. - Original Message - From: Dennis Burgess - LinkTechs.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-04 Thread Chuck McCown
We generally use Dragonwave or fiber to the AP. So no latency to speak of there. From our Canopy sub to our NOC I would say 7 is what most get. - Original Message - From: Matt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 1:08 PM Subject:

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-04 Thread Chuck McCown
Nothing, if you own the fiber. - Original Message - From: Matt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 1:34 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers We generally use Dragonwave or fiber to the AP. So no latency to speak of

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-04 Thread Chuck McCown
to set aside for ARQ. Thats pretty cool. is that a new feature as of a specif fiormware, or has it been there all along? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Theoretical TVWS coverage

2008-11-05 Thread Chuck McCown
No but they will be about 20 feet high for an H pol 600 MHz slotted waveguide 16 dBi 120 degree sector. - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 8:36 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Theoretical TVWS

Re: [WISPA] 5GHz signal generator? maybe a poor mans SG?

2008-11-05 Thread Chuck McCown
I would suggest a noise generator. Here is an article on a do it yourself unit. http://www.ham-radio.com/sbms/sd/nfsource.htm Using a noise generator that is pretty flat and a spectrum analyzer is one of the easiest ways to tune filters if you don't have a sweep generator. - Original

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-06 Thread Chuck McCown
Are you wanting to have a dissertation of FCC part 36 separations and settlements and the uniform system of accounts? Or perhaps NECA Tariff 5? My answer was a philosophical answer. The making of the sausage is ugly. But at the end of the day, all accounts are settled. - Original Message

Re: [WISPA] My favorite quotes from the FCC TVWS meeting today...

2008-11-06 Thread Chuck McCown
Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:20 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] My favorite quotes from the FCC TVWS meeting today... The licensed

Re: [WISPA] 1.9ghz?

2008-11-06 Thread Chuck McCown
Yep, pretty cool huh? We recommend only DECT 6.0 and that is the only thing we stock in our store. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 4:10 PM Subject: [WISPA] 1.9ghz?

Re: [WISPA] IBM backs BPL

2008-11-14 Thread Chuck McCown
I would put up an AP. - Original Message - From: RickG [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 9:19 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] IBM backs BPL Wireless has it's obvious advantages but if you go the BPL route you can use the Motorola

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-17 Thread Chuck McCown
Motorola is likely to be first out of the chute. But none of them were putting the final touches on anything until the rules were published. Now they have to finish their products, do type approvals, do beta tests, then perhaps we will see some new tools to use. I'll bet it will be 6 months

Re: [WISPA] DTV transition

2008-11-18 Thread Chuck McCown
Save your money, Wikipedia says that Wi-Fi spray is simply re-packaged Astro-Glide personal lubricant. American Towers is the largest consumer. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 11:34 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] DTV

Re: [WISPA] White Spaces Mapping Tool

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown
A channel 2 yagi is not something you can throw in the back of your installer vehicle. I have installed 4 X 6 element channel 2 yagi arrays before. (14 dBi) You couldn't fit them in this office I am sitting in right now. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] DTV transition..... FACT or FICTION?

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown
Lower Power TV and Translators (they are pretty much the same license) are Exempt. However most of them are conveying the signal of a larger network station. The larger network station will want the translator chain to be digital if they can. Many of the translators in Utah have a digital unit

Re: [WISPA] DTV transition..... FACT or FICTION?

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown
Perhaps the question was a little more general. A TV translator is nothing more than a repeater. For example channel 6 would be received, translated to channel 55 and retransmitted. Normally they were VHF in and UHF out. Low power. 2 to 200 watts. Out west, where we have lots of mountain

Re: [WISPA] DTV transition..... FACT or FICTION?

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown
translator that season, then when football started on channel Y it would get the good translator. I love small towns! ryan Chuck McCown wrote: Perhaps the question was a little more general. A TV translator is nothing more than a repeater. For example channel 6 would be received, translated

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown
Perhaps once TVWS gets used and it proves a success, then they will open up adjacent channels. Once they do that there will be holes everywhere. - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 12:58 PM

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-19 Thread Chuck McCown
the most? Looks like the DTV signals will interfere with our AP receivers AND our CPE transmitters will interfere with nearby television receivers. Of course, I could be wrong What's your take on it? Chuck McCown wrote: Perhaps once TVWS gets used and it proves a success

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [isp-wireless] unlicensed under 2ghz

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
Perhaps John wants a job working part time for WISPA? - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 9:06 AM Subject: [WISPA] Fw: [isp-wireless] unlicensed

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
range to . jack Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: For adjacent channel use, we don't have to use a 6 MHz channel. We could use 5 or 4 or whatever it takes to make it work. - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
a supplementary wind-generation system. Seemed to work well for them to have wind power when the weather is bad, solar when it is good. Pretty windy place as well. Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Here is a note I posted several days ago on the Motorola list about solar powering. From: Chuck McCown

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 11:04 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont Good point :) It's not too severe down here in So Utah. Randy Chuck McCown wrote: They must not be subject to ice storms. - Original Message - From: Randy

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
feelin' da luv today (As some might suspect, I do have a passion for mountain-top solar and wind power, having had to risk human life on more than one occasion to keep things alive or restore service. $2000 helicopter rides after the storm blows through is also a good reason to get it right.

[WISPA] one more

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
Not our building, but ours looked just like it. This is after a week of no possible way to access the site. And of course no sunlight for a week of storm. Then with panels being coated like this, no sunlight until you get up there to chop off the ice or do other things that are more effective.

[WISPA] chipping ice

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
attachment: deice crew.jpg WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
experience with this? Regards, Scott -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 1:42 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont feelin' da luv today (As some might

Re: [WISPA] one more

2008-11-20 Thread Chuck McCown
, November 20, 2008 2:11 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] one more This is how you access it... that's why we finally had to buy one. :) We have six tower sites that can look just like your picture (all over 8,000ft elevation). Travis Microserv Chuck McCown wrote: Not our building, but ours

Re: [WISPA] FW: one more

2008-11-21 Thread Chuck McCown
Dang, and here I was anticipating a beach scene, with some beautiful things to look at... - Original Message - From: Scott Parsons [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, November 21, 2008 9:31 AM Subject: [WISPA] FW: one more If you're stuck in a

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread Chuck McCown
OK, then buy a Canopy 430. - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 10:31 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information rantThis is why we need gear capable of higher

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-12-01 Thread Chuck McCown
at the port I've found $5/meg at the port the issue is getting it from the port to your NOC. :( Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: There deals clear down to $7/meg. Ask vendors for a 2 year contract, GigE 100 Mbps burstable. - Original Message - From: John Thomas [EMAIL

[WISPA] Book1.xls

2008-12-07 Thread Chuck McCown
Got tired of adding it up each time. Book1.xls Description: MS-Excel spreadsheet WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Massive Fraud - Ballot Boxes Stuffed! ;-

2008-12-08 Thread Chuck McCown
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown - 3 Sent: Monday, December 08, 2008 9:47 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [WISPA] Massive Fraud - Ballot Boxes Stuffed! ;- Brand # Subs % By Subs Redline 286 0.37% Alvarion 3527

[WISPA] Where is JAB when we need them

2008-12-08 Thread Chuck McCown
Redline 286 0.334058 Alvarion 4027 4.70367 Ubiquity 1728 2.018361 Canopy 38583 45.06623 Other 7816 9.129348 Trango 11252 13.14271 Tranzeo 10029 11.71421 MT 11893 13.89142 Total 85614 100 Responses 85

[WISPA] survey says

2008-12-10 Thread Chuck McCown
Redline2860.29% Alvarion40304.02% Ubiquity20782.07% Canopy4486744.78% Other95269.51% Trango1147211.45% Tranzeo1317913.15% MT1476614.74% Total100204100.00% Responses98

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Please participate in the following survey

2008-12-10 Thread Chuck McCown
You copycats... ;-) (Did you guys pay for the better account, it really would be helpful). - Original Message - From: Rick Harnish To: 'WISPA General List' ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 4:45 PM Subject: [WISPA Members] Please

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [TowerTalk] Some spectacular views of theabandonedRussian Woodpecker antenna array

2008-12-19 Thread Chuck McCown
I remember the woodpecker. Have not been on HF in years. Need to get a QRP rig and do some CW. - Original Message - From: jp j...@saucer.midcoast.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 19, 2008 8:37 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Fw: [TowerTalk] Some spectacular

Re: [WISPA] RIAA

2008-12-19 Thread Chuck McCown
We always kill the customer when the RIAA sends a notification. How is this different? - Original Message - From: CHUCK PROFITO cprof...@cv-access.com To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 19, 2008 11:05 AM Subject: [WISPA] RIAA Now the RIAA wants us to

Re: [WISPA] RIAA

2008-12-19 Thread Chuck McCown
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Friday, December 19, 2008 10:15 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] RIAA We always kill the customer when the RIAA sends a notification. How is this different? - Original Message

Re: [WISPA] One ISP says RIAA must pay for piracy protection

2008-12-22 Thread Chuck McCown
We could make the analogy that bootleg CDs could be hauled by FedEx. Shall FedEx halt deliveries in this case? - Original Message - From: Cliff LeBoeuf cliff.lebo...@cssla.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 9:40 AM Subject: [WISPA] One ISP says

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
did the person hold on to when climbing? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 Those who don't understand UNIX are condemned to reinvent it, poorly. --- Henry Spencer On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Chuck McCown ch

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
Back in the day, we climbed wooden poles with nothing other than our hooks and hands. Once you got up, then you would throw the one single belt around the pole. Most of the time the drop was between 20 and 30 feet. Enough to hurt you pretty bad but probably not kill you. I burned one pole

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:50 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Back in the day, we climbed wooden poles with nothing other than our hooks and hands. Once you got up, then you would throw the one single belt around

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
for about 4 years I couldn't imagine using some of the stuff people used to use. -Cameron -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 4:30 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re

Re: [WISPA] FM radio station site strangeness

2009-01-07 Thread Chuck McCown
Shielded cable would have been my first thought. We always use 100% shielded at all AP sites. Where there is strong RF it is a must. Sometimes not enough. You can also coil the cat5 at the ends of a run to choke out some common mode RF current. You will not normally find transverse

Re: [WISPA] FM radio station site strangeness

2009-01-07 Thread Chuck McCown
Think wavelength. AM wavelengths are hundreds of feet long. There is a giant reactive near field around the AM antenna. (Electric fields and Magnetic fields) Your cat 5 was probing the electric field at two different voltage points. For AM broadcast frequencies, you can actually take a volt meter

Re: [WISPA] Looking for short licensed link

2008-01-15 Thread Chuck McCown
I have used the Trango GigaLink and DragonWave. DragonWave is rock solid. Never a problem. Have several systems. We are still trying to get the Trango to play. Lots of signal but not running well at all. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] FCC Certifiable MikroTik? YES!!

2008-01-23 Thread Chuck McCown
Wonder if the wireless PCB is available without the box? I could build it into an antenna. - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 4:08 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] FCC Certifiable MikroTik? YES!!

[WISPA] USF

2008-01-25 Thread Chuck McCown
Here's your chance to actually do something about it: Universal Service at the Commission Word on the street is that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will soon put out for comment the Joint Board's Recommendation on Long-Term USF Reform. You may recall, the Joint Board submitted

Re: [WISPA] GPS

2008-01-29 Thread Chuck McCown
Get a WAAS enabled machine. Then you can get accurate elevation measurements. Without elevation figures are pretty bad on a hand held device. - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 11:11 AM Subject:

Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast

2008-01-31 Thread Chuck McCown
Would that be right hand vertizonical or left hand vertizonical? - Original Message - From: Eric Rogers [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 2:09 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Temporary Telescoping Mast I think the technical term is

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread Chuck McCown
But, but, but... we LOVE small rural ILECs... - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 2:07 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee There is a growing controversy centered on the Connected

Re: [WISPA] Connected Tennessee

2008-01-31 Thread Chuck McCown
are part of our culture now. If I remember right you are actually an ILEC aren't you Chuck? :-) Scriv On Jan 31, 2008 3:19 PM, Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But, but, but... we LOVE small rural ILECs... - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cheating spouse software

2008-02-28 Thread Chuck McCown
Implantable GPS locator/ heart-rate monitor. - Original Message - From: David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 10:43 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT: Cheating spouse software Alex wrote: Go hire a gumshoe. Hide a

Re: [WISPA] Off Grid System Design Comments.

2008-03-17 Thread Chuck McCown
I have had nothing but heartbreak with wind. Solar always works well. Wind, no joy for me... - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 5:22 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Off Grid System Design Comments. We are

Re: [WISPA] Radome

2008-03-18 Thread Chuck McCown
Lower wind loading, ice shedding, pattern retention during ice and freezing rain, protection of the feed from the elements and critters, aesthetics. - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 4:02 PM Subject:

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