Re: [WISPA] Ohio Carriers

2008-09-12 Thread Eric Merkel
I don't know about dark fiber, but I know time warner has a very good fiber network (metro ethernet) throughout most rural parts of Ohio. You also have some of the smaller independent telco's but they usually only cover a smaller geographic area. -Eric - Original Message - From: Mike

Re: [WISPA] Lost the link...

2006-06-16 Thread Eric Merkel
On 6/16/06, Blair Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A few weeks ago, I ran across a 2.4GHz 500mW amp that was a small cylinder with an n-male on one end and an n-female on the other. Slightly larger than the n-connecters and about 4-5 inches long But I seem to have lost the link to it.

[WISPA] Tsunami MP.11 5054-R Bad Ethernet

2006-07-05 Thread Eric Merkel
We had a storm go thru yesterday and I have a Tsunami MP.11 5054-R that is now having a problem. The unit powers up and is accessible from the wireless on the other side without any issue. Unforutnately though, the ethernet on the unit will not maintain a link to the router below. The ethernet

Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 532 and NStreme2

2006-08-14 Thread Eric Merkel
On 8/14/06, Lonnie Nunweiler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tom, We are currently working on a custom MTU size interface for every device to be able to handle whatever you want for MTU size. We no longer include proxy arp support in V3. It was fine for the customer end but too many people misused

Re: [WISPA] The Gremlin, redux

2006-10-27 Thread Eric Merkel
On 10/27/06, David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jack Unger wrote: If it's true that there's a giant something that's spewing noise, you can use a spectrum analyzer and try to identify the noise signature, then triangulate. If it would just stay broken for a couple hours, I'd love to do

Re: [WISPA] The Gremlin, redux

2006-10-27 Thread Eric Merkel
On 10/27/06, Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We look at the traffic on the tower for abuse and/or virus and don't really find anything. Just to be clear, you've checked your AP broadcast levels during the events and not found found them elevated? We found the most crippling network events

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-15 Thread Eric Merkel
You can do all this with DHCP at least with ISC's version of DHCPD. I won't go into all the gory details but you but you can use clases to put different mac's into different groups of IP ranges etc. For example we set all of our CB3's to DHCP and based on their MAC address we throw them into a

Re: [WISPA] CROSS POST: Routerboard Stand-offs

2006-11-15 Thread Eric Merkel
I actually posted the same question on the isp-wireless list this morning. This is what some kind person sent back. https://secure.microplastics.com/detail.asp?part=pcbsupportonadhbasefam=cbhardwarepg=1 https://secure.microplastics.com/detail.asp?part=minilockpcbsupportfam=cbhardwarepg=1 -Eric

Re: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-12 Thread Eric Merkel
On 2/12/07, John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you are a paid WISPA Principal Member then you do not have to worry about filing your CALEA Form 445. Kris Twomey is handling it for all paid WISPA Principal Members who want it done for them. They are allowing later filing now. Kris will be

Re: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-12 Thread Eric Merkel
On 2/12/07, John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kris Twomey has told me he can do this and that it will meet the requirements for filing. It is not a terribly difficult thing to do but it is just easy to use an attorney for anything like this. I do not bother trying to meet every legal filing

Re: [WISPA] Winncom Antenna

2008-02-28 Thread Eric Merkel
We've used both PacWireless and Wincomm for a number of years. PacWireless seems to perform better for us even compared to MaxRad and MTI especially considering the price. -Eric On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:15 AM, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was looking at the 2.4 GHz ones. MTI is

[WISPA] PHP Speed test

2008-04-01 Thread Eric Merkel
Does anyone know of a good free/opensource php-based speed test? I would like something graphical which shows both upload and download speeds. Thanks, Eric WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] PHP Speed test

2008-04-01 Thread Eric Merkel
Cool thanks. It looks like it does have a php verision so I will try it out. -Eric On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:57 PM, Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 1 Apr 2008, Eric Merkel wrote: Does anyone know of a good free/opensource php-based speed test? I would like something graphical

Re: [WISPA] Frontier communications is blocking access to our VOIP

2008-04-10 Thread Eric Merkel
Have your CLEC call them and make sure it is not just a routing issue or problem in their phone switch. We've run into this quite a bit with rural telco's in our area. If they are truly blocking calls to your numbers, complain to your state's public utility comission ASAP! -Eric On Thu, Apr 10,

[WISPA] Dual WAN Router

2008-05-16 Thread Eric Merkel
Anyone have any recommendations on a dual wan router? We plan to setup a customer on DSL and wireless and use the wireless for terminating VPN traffic and DSL for internet traffic and then failover for redundancy. I've been investigating this Netgear unit.

Re: [WISPA] Dual WAN Router

2008-05-16 Thread Eric Merkel
Does Mikrotik have the dead gateway feature? Basically it pings the gateway on the interface and if it fails only uses the remaining interface for new sessions? I am not looking for a solution that uses dynamic routing protocols such as BGP or OSPF. I am looking for something more geared to the

Re: [WISPA] Dual WAN Router

2008-05-16 Thread Eric Merkel
On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 11:49 AM, Eric Merkel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does Mikrotik have the dead gateway feature? Basically it pings the gateway on the interface and if it fails only uses the remaining interface for new sessions? I am not looking for a solution that uses dynamic routing

Re: [WISPA] WLM54G - Unexpected Results

2008-05-27 Thread Eric Merkel
We have 100's of AP's out there with the BG only card with any issues I know of. -Eric On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Mark Nash [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's the one we're having problems with. Not the others from the WLM series. Mark Nash UnwiredWest 78 Centennial Loop Suite E

Re: [WISPA] alternative to Barracuda

2008-06-30 Thread Eric Merkel
We use the barracuda's and are gennerrally happy with the performance . We're running 500K plus thru a pair of 400's. We have had performance issues at times but if you pay for their instant replacement they'll swap out your hardware. What I find somewhat bogus is the 400 they sold us a couple

Re: [WISPA] MIMO 5.8 GHz panel antennas?

2010-07-31 Thread Eric Merkel
We've had great success with mt running On Jul 30, 2010 1:08 PM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: Fred have you made a good... Steve Barnes RC-WiFi Wireless Internet Service -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@... Sent: Friday, July 30, 2010 12:43 PM To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] MIMO 5.8 GHz panel antennas?

2010-07-31 Thread Eric Merkel
Woops hit send before I was done. We've had good luck with mt 4.10. Waiting for version 5 non-beta before ugrading but 5 looks promising. Eric On Jul 31, 2010 9:30 AM, Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com wrote: We've had great success with mt running On Jul 30, 2010 1:08 PM, Steve

[WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
be appreciated. Thanks. -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
- The antenna's are dual polarity so that is not an option unless I just swap the transmit and receive cables. The RSL is the same on both ends. -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
really be helpful. Marco We're using 3ft PAC Wireless antenna's. I think they are 31dB. -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
Broadband Corp. 787.273.4143 Do you know if the channel size needs to be set on both sides or just on the master before I knock down the link? I can't find this in the docs. -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
enough for the spectrum analyzer to find the best channel. I think I'd better wait till off hours to try this again. -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
it 15Mhz channel and let it run for a couple hours. Unfortunately, I lost 13M aggregate throughput on the smaller channel so I went back to 30Mhz to regain the lost bandwidth. -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
. :/ -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List

Re: [WISPA] Motorola PTP 600 Link

2010-09-03 Thread Eric Merkel
Still no dice. Moving the center frequency on the peer to 5752 didn't improve the modulation at all. :( Oh well, it's a three day week. Thanks for everyone's input!!! Have a good hopefully non-labor day weekend! -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] Convert Single Pol to Dual Pol

2010-09-17 Thread Eric Merkel
Since your dishes are older most likely the dual polarity horn will not fit without cutting out a notch for the other N connector to fit thru the hole. Newer pac dishes have this notch already there. We've had to do this on quite a few upgrades this summer. Eric On Sep 17, 2010 3:37 PM, Chris

[WISPA] Tower Climber Pay

2007-08-09 Thread Eric Merkel
We have several tower climbers on staff and do almost all of our own tower work. We're trying to figure out what the correct pay scale for them is. I would say 95% of the time these guys are working out in the field doing customer surveys, installs or service calls. The other 5% of the time they

Re: [WISPA] Blocking ripe network ip space?

2006-03-07 Thread Eric Merkel
Is there a place to get a list of currently allocated IP space by country? I am considering doing something similar but will probably not do an all out block but maybe do some connection rate limiting of IP space from those countries. -Eric On 3/6/06, David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mac

Re: [WISPA] Postfix/Dovecot Experts

2010-03-23 Thread Eric Merkel
/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] Remote generator monitoring?

2011-06-24 Thread Eric Merkel
/ WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- = Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com

Re: [WISPA] Authentication for WISP's

2011-07-13 Thread Eric Merkel
Use DHCP with radius auth and attributes to set your shaping queues, etc... Eric On Jul 13, 2011 6:00 PM, Josh Bowsher jbows...@midwaynet.net wrote: Yes that's exactly what I am after. Joshua S. Bowsher Director of Internet Services Midwaynet.net Midway Electronics NWIIS a division of

Re: [WISPA] Barracuda outbounds SPAM filter any good?

2009-01-09 Thread Eric Merkel (Mail Lists)
To resolve this issue, most webmails have the ability to limit how many emails are sent within a certain period of time or use captcha to make it a PITA to send out mass spams. -Eric - Original Message - From: David E. Smith d...@mvn.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent:

Re: [WISPA] NTIA Seeks Volunteers to Review Broadband Applications

2009-07-10 Thread Eric Merkel (Mail Lists)
Sounds like a good job for ACORN. They've done very well at finding volunteers for election fraud and such. ;) === Eric Merkel ejmerkel.li...@gmail.com On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Israel Lopez-LISTSilopezli...@sandboxitsolutions.com wrote: Did you guys hear about this? http