Re: [WISPA] MT on Atom

2009-10-16 Thread Curtis Maurand
I've had a couple of these things. I'm currently firewalling an insurance company on one (vyatta), I had one firewalling the local budweiser distributor (pfsense) and I was using one as a primary nameserver (Gentoo Linux). These things have never even burped. I have an intel system that

Re: [WISPA] Crown Castle

2009-11-25 Thread Curtis Maurand
I agree. If your company goes belly up, they can come after your personal assets if your corp has any liabilities towards them. --Curtis fwatts wrote: My attorney has always told me not to sign a personal guarantee. If you are a corporation and you sign a personal guarantee it creates a

Re: [WISPA] It's too darn cold!

2009-12-07 Thread Curtis Maurand
LL Bean. Mike wrote: Thinsulate is good and light. Redwing has some insulated lace up boots with Thinsulate. They have fiberglass shanks and fiberglass toes instead of steel -- supposed to be safer for electricians. I think the Wrangler jeans with Thinsulate in them are awesome. It's

Re: [WISPA] stimulus announcements thus far

2009-12-18 Thread Curtis Maurand
I'm from Maine. Its good for Mainers. Its better for GWI and Fletcher Kittredge who's been looking to overbuild Fairpoint for a very long time. Now he gets his chance. Its going to be bad for the small provider. You're still not going to get a break on connectivity. It will follow GWI's

Re: [WISPA] stimulus announcements thus far

2009-12-18 Thread Curtis Maurand
-5829 aosg...@streamline-solutions.net http://www.streamline-solutions.net Introducing Efficiency to Business since 1986. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Curtis Maurand Sent: Friday, December 18, 2009 10:44 AM

Re: [WISPA] Being Rude to Customers

2009-12-23 Thread Curtis Maurand
Yep, I want to breath anti-freeze, too. yummy! On 12/23/2009 2:12 AM, RickG wrote: I want a e-pipe!http://www.epuffer.com/eshop/electronic-pipe-kits.html On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Mattlm7...@gmail.com wrote: I have one customer who burns up laptops. Not from overheating or

Re: [WISPA] Network Gigabit Switch Recommendations

2010-01-12 Thread Curtis Maurand
NetGear *GS748TS-100NAS *** You can probably find it for less than I did. Its 48 port and 988 through biz.tigerdirect.com Also here's a list. http://www.javvin.com/packetdoc/PortMonitoringSwitch.html Cheers, Curtis ** On 1/12/2010 8:50 AM, Marco Coelho wrote: I'll second the ProCurve.

Re: [WISPA] Network Gigabit Switch Recommendations

2010-01-12 Thread Curtis Maurand
also Adtran NetVanta 1534 Its 24 port The command line is identical to Cisco and it has a web gui. Its about 1300.00 ($2200 if you want the POE version.) from CDW, but it also has a lifetime warranty. --Curtis On 1/12/2010 8:57 AM, Bret Clark wrote: The command line structure is very

Re: [WISPA] Send MONEY Now!

2010-01-15 Thread Curtis Maurand
As is Episcopal Relief and Development. http://www.er-d.org/ Cheers, Curtis On 1/14/2010 12:16 PM, Jeremy Parr wrote: 2010/1/14 RickGrgunder...@gmail.com: You guys are the best for doing this but be careful who and where you send money. Unfortunately, there are a lot of scam artist

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Recommendations

2009-06-30 Thread Curtis Maurand
Alvarion makes some decent outdoor antennas as well. --Curtis Marlon K. Schafer wrote: 8 dB Maxrad units. Good vertical coverage and they are easy to weather proof. Don't forget to order the mmk 8 mounts. I've cc'd Lee at Hutton/EC with this. Oh yeah, with the 8dB units make sure you

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Performance

2009-06-30 Thread Curtis Maurand
http://www.radiolabs.com/products/antennas/2.4gig/2.4-aluminum-parabolic.php If you've got to go 10 miles, then you need gain. From the website. *2.4 GHz 24db Directional Parabolic Grid WiFi Antenna* *The Directional High Gain WiFi Parabolic Grid* WiFi Antenna offers 24dBi gain at the

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cordless VOIP Phone

2009-07-08 Thread Curtis Maurand
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3905745CatId=1626SRCCODE=WEBBP1218cm_mmc=Email-_-Retro-_-WEBBP1218-_-storage Gary Garrett wrote: Nice! where can I get a 1 Watt Amp for 1900mhz? The only way I've gotten decent range out of a DECT phone is by

[WISPA] Monmouth, Maine

2009-07-14 Thread Curtis Maurand
Can anyone service 669 Cobbosseeconte Rd., Monmouth, ME? Thanks, Curtis WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Small auto start generator

2009-08-04 Thread Curtis Maurand
Fuel cells, too. http://www.fuelcellmarkets.com/products_and_services/3,1,599,17,7561.html Christopher Erickson wrote: The right type of batteries could give you 15 to 20 years of service. And adding a pair of solar panels and an MPPT solar charge controller could increase your backup

Re: [WISPA] Small auto start generator

2009-08-04 Thread Curtis Maurand
Sorry, I should have posted this page. no moving parts. http://www.idatech.com/ Tom DeReggi wrote: Patrick, All excellent points, and reality checks. Thanks for the feedback! Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message -

Re: [WISPA] Small auto start generator

2009-08-06 Thread Curtis Maurand
the technology Spring just got like $X billion grant to pioneer? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 3:14 PM

Re: [WISPA] Small auto start generator

2009-08-06 Thread Curtis Maurand
I don't remember, you'd have to call them. --C 3-dB Networks wrote: What do those cost? Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Curtis Maurand Sent: Thursday

Re: [WISPA] work order software

2009-08-10 Thread Curtis Maurand
I kind of like this one. http://www.accord5.com/trellis Jason Hensley wrote: We use Wombat that is built in to Platypus. Inexpensive is a relative term :-) For us, it's well worth the $99/mth that we pay for it. For others, that may not be worth it at all. -Original

Re: [WISPA] work order software

2009-08-11 Thread Curtis Maurand
free RickG wrote: Any idea of price? -RickG On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Curtis Maurandcmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: I kind of like this one. http://www.accord5.com/trellis Jason Hensley wrote: We use Wombat that is built in to Platypus. Inexpensive is a relative term :-)

Re: [WISPA] Content Filter Suggestion for School

2009-08-13 Thread Curtis Maurand
I've also used dansguardian. Its free. http://dansguardian.org/ Cheers, Curtis Frank Muto wrote: http://www.opendns.com/solutions/k12/filtering/ Frank Muto Secure Email Plus www.secureemailplus.com - Original Message - From: Israel Lopez-LISTS

Re: [WISPA] Content Filter Suggestion for School

2009-08-14 Thread Curtis Maurand
If you go to dansguardian.org, they have links to their commercial version. These folks are also the folks that produce the smoothwall firewall system and they have a setup called schoolguard as well as preconfigured appliances. --Curtis Israel Lopez-LISTS wrote: I have to agree. It seem

Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone?

2009-08-21 Thread Curtis Maurand
Good God, half the cell phones on the planet have GPS built into them. I used a Motorola Razr as a GPS on my last trip to Virginia a couple of years ago. iPhones and Blackberry's and Palm Pre's have them and the ability to link them to Google Maps. Job's done. Why carry a separate GPS? I

Re: [WISPA] Apartment Buildings

2009-08-21 Thread Curtis Maurand
I don't know, but I think I'd run point-to-point wireless to the building and then run DSL in the building. I think it would be more reliable. --Curtis Robert West wrote: I agree to that. For what you are doing, the Mikrotik would be a no brainer to decide on. But that that, he's looking

Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone?

2009-08-21 Thread Curtis Maurand
: Because 1/2 the cell phones on the planet don't have GPS Because not everyone carries a cell phone. Because sometimes it may be necessary to have the cell phone to talk on while looking at the GPS. Curtis Maurand wrote: Good God, half the cell phones on the planet have GPS built

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-26 Thread Curtis Maurand
Home depot's site. go figure. $329 a Solar Back Up Kit (as they call it.) 60 Watts. $329 http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051langId=-1catalogId=10053productId=100658288 Mike wrote: It depends on how high you push it up. I *HAVE* had it all the

Re: [WISPA] FCC Says Fixed Wireless Only Delivers 1 Mbps

2009-08-27 Thread Curtis Maurand
Jack Unger wrote: Hi Victoria, The FCC Workship 1 Mbps statement is very, very generalized. It's nothing to get upset about. If we want the FCC to update their knowledge about WISPs then we need to educate the FCC. We DO educate them with every FCC filing and presentation that we make.

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-21 Thread Curtis Maurand
I think you're all jumping to conclusions. There will be modifications. You will probably find that you'll be able to limit outgoing bittorrent and block spam from botnetted machines, block illegal activity, etc. How do you determine illegal bittorrent (uploading of copyrighted content,

Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-21 Thread Curtis Maurand
I said this in another post, but they're talking about keeping Time-Warner Cable from prioritizing Time-Warner entertainment's content over NBC, or myspace over facebook or youtube over hulu not whether or not you can block outgoing smtp traffic from a bot-netted machine or illegal uploads of

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-21 Thread Curtis Maurand
21, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: I think you're all jumping to conclusions. There will be modifications. You will probably find that you'll be able to limit outgoing bittorrent and block spam from botnetted machines, block illegal activity, etc. How do you

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-21 Thread Curtis Maurand
: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: I think you're all jumping

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Curtis Maurand
Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: David E. Smith d...@mvn.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 3:30 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality Curtis Maurand wrote: I think they're

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Curtis Maurand
Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Curtis Maurand cmaur

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-22 Thread Curtis Maurand
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Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-24 Thread Curtis Maurand
Take a look at the third and the fifth bullet points. --C Clint Ricker wrote: Where is everyone getting that you are allowed to prioritize anything? The speech details three points along the subject of prioritization. The Julius Genachowski's recent speech specifically said no

Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-24 Thread Curtis Maurand
of the house. You, on the other hand, have nothing to gain here. You thought CALEA was bad? -Clint Ricker On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: Take a look at the third and the fifth bullet points. --C Clint Ricker wrote: Where

Re: [WISPA] The Net Neutrality speech we've all been waiting for

2009-09-24 Thread Curtis Maurand
. You thought CALEA was bad? -Clint Ricker On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: Take a look at the third and the fifth bullet points. --C Clint Ricker wrote: Where is everyone getting that you are allowed to prioritize anything

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-25 Thread Curtis Maurand
Try talking to DirectTV or Dish Networks. They'll deal with you to resell. --C Robert West wrote: Would the Free To Air stuff work at all? I have some customers who do Free To Air but I have yet to even look at one of their setups to see what type of content they are getting. But is Free To

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality

2009-09-25 Thread Curtis Maurand
Of Curtis Maurand Sent: Friday, September 25, 2009 10:44 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality Try talking to DirectTV or Dish Networks. They'll deal with you to resell. --C Robert West wrote: Would the Free To Air stuff work at all? I have some

Re: [WISPA] WB 58DP-HP - pretty upset with Chuck

2009-10-06 Thread Curtis Maurand
Too funny. Try U-Haul for the vans. They sell them on a pretty regular basis and are exactly what you're looking for. --C Ryan Spott wrote: I have a friend of mine in Fairbanks, AK. He lives in an apartment building and his neighbor has a van like that. He says that PARENTS constantly ask

Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-08 Thread Curtis Maurand
Not going there on this list, but there is a long list its done right including funding the development of the Internet upon which you make your living. I would add the highway system as well. --Curtis Josh Luthman wrote: Are there things you think the government - FCC, congress, etc. -

Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth

2009-10-09 Thread Curtis Maurand
://www.infiniteunknown.net/2008/05/09/us-infrastructure-is-falling-apart/ As far as making a living upon the internet, most of the WISP's I meet make very little (including myself) and pay through the nose for access ourselves. -RickG On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-13 Thread Curtis Maurand
Around here, ethernet drops run $100.00 each. Your price is very reasonable. --Curtis RickG wrote: Here's the scenario: Customer has an aerial ethernet run from his garage to his home. A tree branch fell and cut the line. I told him we'll replace it for a $50 fee. Does this sound fair?

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-13 Thread Curtis Maurand
You must be in the south where the ground doesn't freeze. Up here in the great white north, you need to go down 18 inches. --C Mike wrote: When I was a young man, a writer, I was idealistic and ready to conquer the world. In short order I grew up and lost my idealism. Since starting

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-13 Thread Curtis Maurand
In that case I usually get $75.00/hr on-site plus $25.00/hr travel each direction plus materials. --Curtis Josh Luthman wrote: Ethernet drops are 100/each here too but a repair isn't the same IMO. On 10/13/09, Curtis Maurand cmaur...@xyonet.com wrote: Around here, ethernet drops run

Re: [WISPA] billable fee schedule

2009-10-13 Thread Curtis Maurand
I would never do it that way. too much chance of someone crunching it if its not down far enough. ground expands and thaws and that can sever a cable. I know this doesn't classify as electrical, but electrical code around here is 18 deep. --C Mike wrote: No you don't. I have *several*

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] OT: Barracuda Updates?

2010-03-25 Thread Curtis Maurand
I've been running a similar setup on Gentoo Linux. MySQL dbmail postfix spamassassin fuzzyOCR amavisd-new clamav It all just works, its stable and not too hard to manage. You won't find a cool control panel. These are the technologies that Barracuda uses in their appliances. On 3/24/2010

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] OT: Barracuda Updates?

2010-03-25 Thread Curtis Maurand
Go to this page and look for scam.sh http://it.dennyhalim.com/2009/02/postfix-postgrey-clamsmtp-sanesecurity.html the scam.sh does a great job of getting new rules and some really good ones. I don't get much spam and not too many false positives, either. --C On 3/24/2010 9:27 PM, Kristian

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] OT: Barracuda Updates?

2010-03-29 Thread Curtis Maurand
-722-9292 ch...@shelbybb.com http://www.shelbybb.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Curtis Maurand Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2010 3:22 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] OT: Barracuda

Re: [WISPA] Email Hosting

2010-03-29 Thread Curtis Maurand
I'm not sure that I'd want to give up my customer's data to a datamining company that is not interested in their privacy. --C On 3/26/2010 5:36 AM, Blair Davis wrote: got a link for more info on the ISP version of Gmail? Jerry Richardson wrote: We do. We love it, customers love it.

Re: [WISPA] Email Hosting

2010-03-30 Thread Curtis Maurand
Don't use the tucows link, you won't find what you're looking for. Try www.opensrs.com Cheers, Curtis On 3/29/2010 12:37 PM, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: www.tucows.com Elliot is one of us! marlon - Original Message - From: Steve Barnesst...@pcswin.com To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] OT: Printer recommendations

2010-11-24 Thread Curtis Maurand
Stick with HP. Go with Laser. Try to go with something in the 2000 or 3000 series if you can. They just get it done. --Curtis On 11/23/2010 9:01 AM, Mike Hammett wrote: I've used HP OfficeJets for most of the previous decade. I've used HP printers period for... 20 years? However, the

Re: [WISPA] Backend systems

2010-12-07 Thread Curtis Maurand
We used Rodopi. If you can handle the fact that its Windows and ASP.NET and MSSQL server, its OK. It works very well and very configurable. We had it set up on Windows Small Business Server, that is the version with MSSQL server. For what its worth. --Curtis On 12/2/2010 1:36 PM, Shane

Re: [WISPA] Backend systems

2010-12-08 Thread Curtis Maurand
in the field, or who to hire to answer your phones. On 12/7/2010 7:47 AM, Shane MacDonald wrote: I get scared when I hear Windows and Software in the same sentence. Then when you add Server I usually run. Shane MacDonald KP Performance Antennas On 7-Dec-10, at 8:11 AM, Curtis Maurand wrote: We

Re: [WISPA] The Legislative Situation Is Dire

2011-07-16 Thread Curtis Maurand
On 7/15/2011 9:03 AM, Forbes Mercy wrote: Forbes Mercy WISPA VP/Legislative Chair Just to give you an idea of what you're up against, the #1 provider of lobbying money and political donations to congress is the healthcare industry. They are followed by the telecom industry. --Curtis Maurand

[WISPA] Lowell Maine

2011-11-11 Thread Curtis Maurand
Does anyone have service in the Lowell, Maine area? I have a potential customer on a big hill. They might even be able to provide tower space. Thanks in advance, Curtis Maurand Head Honcho Xyonet Web Hosting