[WISPA] Freespace Systems Introduces the first 1, 000mW High Performance 802.11b/g Radio

2008-07-23 Thread George Rogato
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/080723/20080723006177.html?.v=1 I got a couple of these in my hands to sample yesterday. Haven't had a chance to experiment with them yet. George WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] Network Monitor

2008-08-01 Thread George Rogato
The dude is cool, our network admin has been playing with it. We all have a copy on our machines we mess with too. I like how it will show you real time bandwidth of a link. Lots of information there. But it must take up a lot of resources to do this to a large 1000 node network. We use

Re: [WISPA] Connect Ohio Program? anyone heard of this

2008-08-11 Thread George Rogato
One of the things I had envisioned when I created the WISPA Promo committee, was just this. Promoting our wisps to the localities and helping reinforce their market position. Problem is, we have not had enough help to get their yet. Our membership isn't all that big, so the volunteer pool is

Re: [WISPA] Story on Telco Bit Caps

2008-08-22 Thread George Rogato
Agreed I believe the goal with this new policy is to raise rates. This is good for us. Mike Hammett wrote: I certainly hope it's not illegal. That'd spell bad news for us all if it was... I do, however, disagree with a meager 5 GB. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing

Re: [WISPA] FCC Form 477 Reminder

2008-08-23 Thread George Rogato
http://www.fcc.gov/broadband/broadband_data_faq.html Hope this helps George Jason Hodge wrote: Please define broadband. I am waiting for this very eagerly -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Harnish Sent: Friday, August 22,

Re: [WISPA] feedback request

2008-08-28 Thread George Rogato
You do nice work Rick. Someone posted on the star forums recently that they plugged their 48 volt war board into a Cisco poe switch and it works. I imagine there is a good chance it works with other 48 volt boards as well. George Rick Harnish wrote: Tracy, Our standard is 6 on small

[WISPA] Start-up launches spectrum marketplace

2008-09-07 Thread George Rogato
http://specex.com/Default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1 Open an account on SpecEx today to view our featured spectrum listings, list your unused spectrum, and make requests for spectrum that meet your specific application needs. Join today and be prepared when our fully interactive

Re: [WISPA] your thoughts on opps in Africa?

2008-09-08 Thread George Rogato
Venezuela did something like this with their oil last year. Turned off any oil company, regardless of investment or pre existing contract and took over their operations. I think Chevron and Total got the screws. Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Funny you should mention that... we have had equipment

Re: [WISPA] Best of WiMAX World

2008-09-09 Thread George Rogato
Rapid Link got my Vote Matt. Good luck! Matt Liotta wrote: Voting is now open for the best of WiMAX World. It would be good PR if WISPA could recognize one of its members as the winner. And of course Rapid Link would appreciate it if you voted for us.

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread George Rogato
I have some RF KLInx 2.4 to 900MHz frequency converters that have been on operation for about 6 years now. They work fine altthough they will soon be coming out and replaced with a new product. One place I thought frequency converters would be nice is on towers that are too tall to run cable

Re: [WISPA] StarOS VSD

2008-09-10 Thread George Rogato
We use it. I'm the one on the forums that pointed you in that direction. If someone else can't step up to the plate, I can get you in contact with Mike, our admin and have you talk to him on the phone. Although, today is probably not a good day to try to squeeze in that phone call. He is

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion VL Rackmount

2008-10-09 Thread George Rogato
http://www.cablesandkits.com/cisco-3500-series-port-poe-switch-wsc3524pwrxlen-p-869.html How about one of these puppies? Someone on the star forums said they used a cisco 3500 poe switch and it fired up a 48v wp188 board.

Re: [WISPA] Done loving this thread

2008-10-10 Thread George Rogato
It seems like easy math to me, pay a small usf fee for each of your subscribers, do a whole lot of accounting and paper work filing (probably mind boggling), and collect a big chunk of change, paid for by those New York City folks. Isn't that the way it works?

Re: [WISPA] 1.9ghz?

2008-11-08 Thread George Rogato
I use dect phones across my voip. I have two voips, VOX and my own * rolled system with voipjet as the upstream and I have no problems with quality. I've got those Panasonic ones. Maybe thats the difference. George jp wrote: One of the guys at work got one, and it plain out sucked for VOIP

[WISPA] Need a power supply?

2008-11-16 Thread George Rogato
http://www.hyperionpowergeneration.com/ WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

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

2008-11-19 Thread George Rogato
I was talking to one of the tv stations engineers out here on the coast. He has a translator here. I asked him how soon would we be seeing the DTV conversion. His answer is, not any time soon and we must have mis understood the situation. Translators are EXEMPT from having to go digital,

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread George Rogato
Since I moved out here onto the side of the coastal mountains in a little cabin, I have not bought cable or dish. I use my internet. One thing that does happen is I watch a lot less tv and really now only watch some movies, maybe one or two a week. Mostly I watch the news www.foxnews.com or

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread George Rogato
Dennis Burgess - LinkTechs.net wrote: Simple as this... Even if you can supply this bandwidth.. 1. Avg Customer usage goes up. 2. Over subscription rate goes down. 3. Network costs go up to meet increased demand 4. Per Sub costs go up due to the higher usage 5. Profit per sub

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-24 Thread George Rogato
Scottie Arnett wrote: Just a side notethe local Co-op requires you to take their landline to get DSL, we get %95 of our customers who do not want their POS landline and use their cell phone, but the barriers are still there! Scottie Facts are, nobody can succesfully corner 100% of

[WISPA] The Blockbuster Set-top Box Has Arrived (PC World)

2008-11-30 Thread George Rogato
http://tech.yahoo.com/news/pcworld/20081130/tc_pcworld/theblockbustersettopboxhasarrived The major difference between the MediaPoint box and Netflix's is that Blockbuster does progressive playback in comparison to Netflix's streaming, meaning that the video quality is independent of you

Re: [WISPA] Billing and process management system

2008-12-03 Thread George Rogato
Platypus Been using it for years, does everything. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

[WISPA] US Broadband Internet Satellite Scheduled for Launch in 2011 (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

2008-12-06 Thread George Rogato
http://tech.yahoo.com/news/pcworld/20081206/tc_pcworld/usbroadbandinternetsatellitescheduledforlaunchin2011 The satellite will an overall throughput of 100G bps (bits per second) and that should enable it to support 2M bps service to about 2 million subscribers when operational. It is

Re: [WISPA] CDN peering

2008-12-09 Thread George Rogato
Matt, how much is your bandwidth, say 100megs, in the Pittock? George Matt Liotta wrote: On Dec 8, 2008, at 11:16 AM, Mike Hammett wrote: *nods* I've looked at the Any2 Exchange here in Chicago. Unfortunately they only have like 3 participants. Despite their lower participant

Re: [WISPA] Weather proofing antennas

2008-12-11 Thread George Rogato
I actually like to use rootennas instead of the back fires. I make my own jumpers out of LMR240. George Tom Sharples wrote: We quit using grids completely after they practically decomposed into a corroded blob at an installation at the Port of Maui a couple years ago. Now we use14db

Re: [WISPA] Snow in New Orleans

2008-12-11 Thread George Rogato
Man I miss the snow. In New England we had a lot of snow. Around here it snows like 1/2 every couple years and then people forget how to drive. Me, I like to drive down the main street doing donuts and figure 8's. Joe Laura wrote: Not sure how you guys deal with this snow stuff. We got a

Re: [WISPA] Snow in New Orleans

2008-12-11 Thread George Rogato
When I hit that hydrant way back in 78 I didn't tell the insurance company anything! Josh Luthman wrote: You are the reason car insurance is so expensive. On 12/11/08, George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net wrote: Man I miss the snow. In New England we had a lot of snow. Around here it snows

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-14 Thread George Rogato
So this stuff then is not really WiMAX, it;s just another proprietary system, right? George Blair Davis wrote: rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: Don't I remember that there was a lot of hype about interoperability? That's why many of us still stick to the old a/b/g stuff. We hate the idea

[WISPA] SkyWi Sues Qwest for Racketeering Monopolistic Practices

2008-12-15 Thread George Rogato
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/SkyWi-Sues-Qwest-Racketeering-Monopolistic/story.aspx?guid={4118C3E4-CBC0-4B7B-ABA0-9E041B08A68A} Think they will win? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] SkyWi Sues Qwest for Racketeering Monopolistic Practices

2008-12-15 Thread George Rogato
of the narrative. FYI...Ron -Original Message- From: George Rogato [mailto:wi...@oregonfast.net] Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 11:42 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] SkyWi Sues Qwest for Racketeering Monopolistic Practices http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/SkyWi-Sues

Re: [WISPA] SkyWi Sues Qwest for Racketeering Monopolistic Practices

2008-12-15 Thread George Rogato
-competitive muscle. :( -Original Message- From: George Rogato [mailto:wi...@oregonfast.net] Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 12:15 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] SkyWi Sues Qwest for Racketeering Monopolistic Practices Ron Try this one: http://www.tmcnet.com

[WISPA] Christmas Gift Ideas

2008-12-16 Thread George Rogato
http://bewareofthedoghouse.com/VideoPage.aspx WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

[WISPA] Target market for wisps

2008-12-17 Thread George Rogato
The portion of homes with cell phones but no landlines has grown to 18 percent, led by adults living with unrelated roommates, renters and young people, according to federal figures released Wednesday. An additional 13 percent of households have landlines but get all or nearly all calls on

Re: [WISPA] Target market for wisps

2008-12-17 Thread George Rogato
Travis Johnson wrote: Use other frequencies and install more sectors... 5.3ghz for short range customers 5.4ghz for short range customers 5.8ghz for longer distances Travis Microserv Thats what we do. We also use micro pops and use 10MHz channels.

Re: [WISPA] RIP

2008-12-18 Thread George Rogato
I will see your OSPF and raise it with an OLSR Actually we also have some ospf. George Josh Luthman wrote: OSPF is by far superior I think... On 12/19/08, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone using RIP? Thoughts? -RickG

Re: [WISPA] RIP

2008-12-19 Thread George Rogato
Not so sure about the experimental statement. I don't have a mesh network. I have about 1000 radios in the air and it's OLSR. As a matter of fact we're getting ready to take down what OSPF we have pretty soon. Rock solid. George Butch Evans wrote: On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 22:27 -0800, George

Re: [WISPA] tranzeo's web site?

2008-12-22 Thread George Rogato
Steve Barnes wrote: Other way around (from what was stated from MT) Tranzeo did not follow all the 802.11 protocol to the letter. Mikrotik in 3.15 came up with a work around. I have 3.16 on 4 towers so far and works great with Tranzeo. One has 40 Clients and some of them have been up for 45

Re: [WISPA] tranzeo's web site?

2008-12-22 Thread George Rogato
I agree with you on computability, what good is a wifi network that doesn't talk to anything wifi? Doesn't sound too good to me. The $200.00 cpe isn't as much the attraction as the $200.00 or less AP. That's hard to swallow adding $1k + per ap. I have 100's of ap's. I put them everywhere. It's

[WISPA] Happy New Year

2008-12-31 Thread George Rogato
Hope 2009 is an even better year for everyone than 2008 was. George WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA

[WISPA] Yikes, No Happy New years for SkyWi

2008-12-31 Thread George Rogato
http://sev.prnewswire.com/internet-technology/20081231/LA5510531122008-1.html The network of SkyWi, Inc., New Mexico's largest independently owned and operated ISP, was shut down by Qwest, affecting tens of thousands of internet and phone customers among six states. Not sure if anyone seen

Re: [WISPA] Yikes, No Happy New years for SkyWi

2008-12-31 Thread George Rogato
To wipe out competition because they are in a downward spiral. Those two companies merged last fall anyways. It's the same company. Jack Unger wrote: First Oneconnectip and now SkyWi in the same day? What is QWest's game plan here? George Rogato wrote: http://sev.prnewswire.com/internet

Re: [WISPA] Business strategy for an uncertain future...

2009-01-01 Thread George Rogato
If I was in the business of selling something frivilous, I would be worried. This is internet access. People need Internet Access just like they need electricity. You could live with out it but who would want to. Unless you have hit the top of your saturation, then it's doubtful you'll be

Re: [WISPA] Business strategy for an uncertain future...

2009-01-02 Thread George Rogato
Tom DeReggi wrote: Customers that get the Verizon bundles (voice/data under one low catch price bill) are exploring their options. The calls I get are... What term commmitment do we have for our Broadband?. We like you and your service, and don't want to change, but we need to cut back,

Re: [WISPA] equipment state property taxes

2009-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Yeppers Our county has a property tax on business equipment, the desk, the cash register, etc etc etc. Mike Hammett wrote: I've never heard of a property tax that was applied to anything other than a parcel of land or a structure. I know our township auditor quite well and that's all

Re: [WISPA] equipment state property taxes

2009-01-04 Thread George Rogato
It's not really traveling people spreading the word. It's all those politicians get together and come up with new ways to extract fees. They swap ideas, just like us on this list. Property tax is nothing new, taxing you based on milage is:

Re: [WISPA] A Squirrel Took My Backhaul Down ;)

2009-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Thats good info, I have a rural pop I'm setting up on the side and top of a hill in the woods. It's about 350' from power and another 200' between posts, we're just using 6x6x24' wooden posts. I was stinking because it's rough terrain on a slope side of a hill through trees and brush I would

Re: [WISPA] equipment state property taxes

2009-01-04 Thread George Rogato
] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 12:17 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] equipment state property taxes It's not really traveling people spreading the word. It's all those politicians get together and come up with new ways to extract fees. They swap ideas

Re: [WISPA] A Squirrel Took My Backhaul Down ;)

2009-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Richardson airCloud Communications -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 11:10 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] A Squirrel Took My Backhaul Down ;) Thats good info

Re: [WISPA] equipment state property taxes

2009-01-04 Thread George Rogato
Tom DeReggi wrote: That is incorrect. If you are a store that sells big screen TVs you pay property tax on your inventory of Big screen TVs. And technically an end user is supposed to pay tax for their big screen TV also, there just isn't a way for the government to know about it. I

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
Very sad indeed. I don't think they should be giving awards away for incidents when people die at work. Even if the person made a mistake like that. It was not funny to me at all. But some have a weird sense of humor. Me, I see no humor in a death or falling off a tower Blair Davis wrote:

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
/* George Rogato wrote: Very sad indeed. I don't think they should be giving awards away for incidents when people die at work. Even if the person made a mistake like that. It was not funny to me at all. But some have a weird sense of humor. Me, I see no humor in a death or falling off a tower

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
to four lanyards (two positioning and two restraint) Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:12 AM To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
quicker and easier, and actually, if the pole was nice and soft, was very safe. - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:12 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I can remember

Re: [WISPA] Outdoor video camera

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
Hi Tom I just installed a Mobotix cam. Very cool looking piece of equipment. I think the cam was 1,400.00 All I can say other than great cam, is, I wish I was in the business of selling a wierd plastic shape with some circuitry and a lense for 1,400.00 Anyways we both were happy with it. George

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
way of climbing. Much quicker and easier, and actually, if the pole was nice and soft, was very safe. - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:12 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

[WISPA] Voip commercial

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
The radio station sent me this new ad for my voip offering. Can I get some feedback on it, what if anything should change? http://www.oregonfast.net/gofast/Radio/sp04221.mp3 Thanks George WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] Voip commercial

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
I thought it was just my machine. WMP wouldn't play it so I had to open it in VLC player. Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: I couldn't get it to play. Any way to make it an attachment? - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] metal building install

2009-01-07 Thread George Rogato
Jim Seeing it's a brand new expensive building, you should talk to the architect and let him spec out what he wants to do on that building. George Jim Patient wrote: I don't think I can get away with painted antennas on this one. I might have to get some custom covers made or something.

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread George Rogato
We don't use our harnesses that much. Steve Barnes wrote: New Question on this thread. I need a inexpensive harness. I never climb more than 30 feet on well secured TV towers but Would like to let go at the top and getting tired of my fall out of tree while hunting harness. I use it less

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-09 Thread George Rogato
The last harness we bought had a bar across the seat. My guys like that better because it lets them rest more on their butts than their legs while working on the side of the tower. I think it's Elk River Eagle Tower LX Harness. Not sure exactly though, it's listed at 227.95 and I thought we

[WISPA] Charging Battery Desulphator

2009-01-09 Thread George Rogato
Anyone familiar with these? http://www.solarconverters.com/desulphate10.htm I'm wondering if they are whats needed to bring any battery back to life. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Dialup percentage?

2009-01-15 Thread George Rogato
I was running about 60% broadband and 40% dial up last year. I'm pretty certain dial up shrunk a lot in the past few months because of the uselessness of it. But. I almost wish we had more dial up subs. Randy Cosby wrote: Just curious for some of you old timers like me who have been in the

Re: [WISPA] planning 802.11 Wi-Fi for extremely dense areas

2009-01-15 Thread George Rogato
Thats right Cisco Aruba and Meru are the wireless platforms universities are using for high density campus networks. Here's Meru's url. They claim to be the largest 802.11n Meru isn't just a technology leader. It's also a market leader, with more operational 802.11n networks worldwide than any

[WISPA] 5 gig omni's?

2009-01-17 Thread George Rogato
I need a few 5 gig omni's for use in small neighborhood. In the past I used the pac wireless 5 gig omni's rated at 12db. What else is there, I'd like to try something new. Thanks George WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] We're being DDOS'd by DC!

2009-01-20 Thread George Rogato
Don't you have battery back ups? Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Looks pretty normal around here. But some of our towers are offline again due to all of the power outages. marlon - Original Message - From: Eric Tykwinski eric-l...@truenet.com To: 'WISPA General List'

Re: [WISPA] We're being DDOS'd by DC!

2009-01-21 Thread George Rogato
. The weather is supposed to break today or tomorrow. I don't know how long it'll take to clean up all of the broken limbs etc. though. laters, marlon - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January

Re: [WISPA] Cat5e Colors - Was: UBNT Bullet5 review...

2009-01-22 Thread George Rogato
Where do you get the white outdoor rated cable? Josh Luthman wrote: White outdoor cable for installs, blue indoor stuff and black for towers (has a thick PVC outside for burial). Color isn't very important to us, it's just what happened. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct:

[WISPA] Don't forget to change the DEFAULT password...

2009-01-28 Thread George Rogato
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,484326,00.html WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] OMG...

2009-01-29 Thread George Rogato
Mark Your refering to: The case for doing nothing http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0109/18068.html Unfortunatly the governemtnt is not reading that article and are going to give away a lot of money and you nor I can stop them. Travis Johnson wrote: Hi, As I mentioned before, I

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-02 Thread George Rogato
I just bought a 2008 Ford super duty van. 11mpg WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-03 Thread George Rogato
anything). Completely irresponsible when a stock 2006 Dodge (with OEM software upgrades) with a 2 ton camper in the bed pulls 21.5 in hilly terrain. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: George

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-03 Thread George Rogato
://www.ics-il.com -- From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 1:22 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle I just bought a 2008 Ford super duty van. 11mpg

Re: [WISPA] Point to point links, NLOS

2009-02-05 Thread George Rogato
I do a lot of 2.4 through trees. Not a forest of trees, but tree blockage just the same. Easily 3 or 4 megs. Like Travis says OFDM is amazing. How far is your path and how much tree blockage do you have? Josh Luthman wrote: To my knowledge, the only thing that can be used for NLOS is 900 MHz.

Re: [WISPA] Point to point links, NLOS

2009-02-05 Thread George Rogato
are condemned to reinvent it, poorly. --- Henry Spencer On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 9:34 PM, George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net wrote: I do a lot of 2.4 through trees. Not a forest of trees, but tree blockage just the same. Easily 3 or 4 megs. Like Travis says OFDM is amazing. How far is your path

Re: [WISPA] Point to point links, NLOS

2009-02-05 Thread George Rogato
Eje Gustafsson wrote: Yes sometimes you can be surprised what you can get. I have a superrootenna as we joke about it installed. It's a 14dB semi line of sight You would be surprised at how many superrootena ap's I have. I buy lmr 240 and the little connectors and remote them off 4 port

Re: [WISPA] StarOS/Valemount

2009-02-07 Thread George Rogato
Jerry There is a lot of products out there now. Quite a few are members of wispa and I don't want to give a more favorable endorsement of one of the other. I see a lot of wisps happy with the products they use and thats a great thing. I think there is no better time as up till now for choices

[WISPA] E-zy.net

2009-02-09 Thread George Rogato
Hello Dimitri Congradts to you and your partners on developing a product that wisps can use to their advantage. I don't think we have seen an introduction of you and your compay on the wispa lists. Why don't you take this time to introduce yourself, and your company and products to the list.

[WISPA] What does this mean to wisps?

2009-02-13 Thread George Rogato
Charter is set to file bankruptcy protection on or before April 1 as part of a financial restructuring to reduce its debt by $8bn. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/245062c2-f93d-11dd-90c1-77b07658.html?referrer_id=yahoofinanceft_ref=yahoo1segid=03058nclick_check=1

Re: [WISPA] 900 CPE

2009-02-17 Thread George Rogato
And you may want to do yourself a favor and try to not use an omni. Forbes Mercy wrote: I love the Nano's for 2.4 but they don't come in 900MHZ, I have a small town that loves trees and while I service most of them with 2.4 we have to turn a lot of them down for trees. I have a third slot

Re: [WISPA] [Sarcasm Alert] Yippee! Sprint owns the NTIA

2009-02-18 Thread George Rogato
I was going to suggest that clear wire would be the biggest winner in this stimulus package. But I didn't want to throw a wet towel at anyone. We still have to take a shot at it and get something. John Scrivner wrote: Does anyone know the stock symbol for the company that makes KY Jelly? I

Re: [WISPA] Friday History Humor

2009-02-28 Thread George Rogato
Wish I was there Rick. Your a very funny guy. RickG wrote: Yesterday I was buying 2 large bags of Purina dog chow at Wal-Mart, for my dogs Winston, Chief, Gus, and Maximus. I was about to check out when a woman behind me asked if I had a dog. What did she think, that I had an elephant?

Re: [WISPA] Hyperlink Coax Jumpers

2009-03-05 Thread George Rogato
for n male to n male, we build our own. Mark Nash wrote: We have had about 6 of these fail in the last few months, whereas prior to that we don't recall a problem. They are 2-ft NM-NM LMR195 jumpers from Hyperlink. Anyone else have a problem? Any recommendations on best source

Re: [WISPA] Knowing when to stop doing installs yourself, they are for the young

2009-03-05 Thread George Rogato
I was trying to drill a hole into a blank wall plate. All of the sudden, it shattered into about 10 pieces. That happens a lot with a typical bakerlite type wall plate. Next time you buy blank plates, try to find the lexan flexible ones. Everyone makes them, they are rubber like and when you

Re: [WISPA] The good college try

2009-03-05 Thread George Rogato
Brian It's bits for transfer and bytes for file sizes. Lots of people get that mixed up. Hope that helps George Brian Rohrbacher wrote: I wear that hat. Jack of all trades, master of none Today, I drove by rental house down the road and saw dish tv being installed. I turned around to

Re: [WISPA] Best Practice: Sealing Coax Connectors WAS: HyperlinkCoax Jumpers

2009-03-05 Thread George Rogato
D. Ryan Spott wrote: My understanding is the Vinyl tape is more solar resistant than the black rubber... ryan Not sure about this. I use rubber and sometimes we put vinyl tape as a 2nd layer. But I have never seen the rubber tape fail, except, the cheap junk you get in a true value

Re: [WISPA] Knowing when to stop doing installs yourself, they are for the young

2009-03-05 Thread George Rogato
I had a partner years ago was a computer guy. We opened a new store in another city and he wanted to have a hole cut in the wall for a big window type deal between the retail end and the tech desk. I told him to wait till I cam up to do some other work. Instead he took one of my small trim

Re: [WISPA] Knowing when to stop doing installs yourself, they are for the young

2009-03-06 Thread George Rogato
List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, March 05, 2009 9:08 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Knowing when to stop doing installs yourself, they are for the young Don't they still make plates with just a 1/4 hole in it. No need to drill. George Rogato wrote: I

Re: [WISPA] Best Practice: Sealing Coax Connectors WAS:HyperlinkCoax Jumpers

2009-03-06 Thread George Rogato
I don't know, as I understand it Mark was talking about mountain top with extreme elements. I live on the Oregon Coast, Oregon = lots of rain, the coast, lots of wind and rain. I have been taping for 10 years and must have 2,000 radios hung at least in all that time, and quality rubber tape

Re: [WISPA] radio mobile

2009-03-08 Thread George Rogato
My experience with antenna patterns has been that they are not accurate in all distances. It's either that or I don't understand them. To give you a couple examples. I have a 900MHz yagi, that has a miraculous connection @ 90* of the center 1 mile out. I was surprised that I even got a signal

Re: [WISPA] Easy Ethernet up the tower

2009-03-10 Thread George Rogato
Just noticed Adam, your in Great Barrington, Very nice area. I'm from the other side of Mass myself. I remember those thunder storms. Adam Goodman wrote: Is there anyone doing this in a frequent lightning area? We are in Massachusetts and last summer we had a %^#^% of a time keeping up. We did

Re: [WISPA] schools

2009-03-10 Thread George Rogato
Not sure Brad. I was doing some math the other day. $1 Trillion divided by the US population of 303,824,640= $3291.37 USD per person. Question is, what is a household? Average household size. 2.59 http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFFacts ( Has 2007 population statistics) Answer:

Re: [WISPA] schools

2009-03-10 Thread George Rogato
I heard from my far right wing buddy, that the plan is to get to $15 Trillion by the time they are all done. Seriously. For the record, I am not sure if anyone else has noticed, but I have yet to actually meet anyone, anyone from the far left to the far right, and we have plenty of both

Re: [WISPA] schools

2009-03-10 Thread George Rogato
to Yours Truly instead! Then we're all benefiting and can stimulate the economy as we each see fit. Brad -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 10:23 PM To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] schools

2009-03-10 Thread George Rogato
Don't worry Chuck, your not alone. I've resigned myself to it's interesting conversation and no matter what I or most think, it doesn't matter anyways. Chuck Bartosch wrote: On Mar 10, 2009, at 11:23 PM, George Rogato wrote: I heard from my far right wing buddy, that the plan is to get

Re: [WISPA] schools

2009-03-11 Thread George Rogato
made out to Yours Truly instead! Then we're all benefiting and can stimulate the economy as we each see fit. Brad -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 10:23 PM To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] schools

2009-03-11 Thread George Rogato
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 10:53 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] schools Liberalism is a broad class of political philosophies that considers individual liberty and equality to be the most important political goals.[1

Re: [WISPA] Aerial / Self-Support Cat5

2009-03-19 Thread George Rogato
http://www.hyperline.com/catalog/cable/ftp4_s_sw_out.shtml Scott Reed wrote: Yes that is the correct terminology. I have not looked for that recently. In the several instances we have needed that, I have purchased steel aircraft cable and strung it as the messenger. Then we have loosely

Re: [WISPA] Aerial / Self-Support Cat5

2009-03-19 Thread George Rogato
warranty, satisfaction guaranteed Call Us Today At (866) 650-3282 (DATA) George Rogato wrote: http://www.hyperline.com/catalog/cable/ftp4_s_sw_out.shtml Scott Reed wrote: Yes that is the correct terminology. I have not looked for that recently. In the several instances we have needed that, I

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-19 Thread George Rogato
Jeff Booher wrote: Mike, This once again is not an apples to apples argument but rather apples to rutabega. Still fruit, but very different fruit :) I thought a rutabega was a vegitable. WISPA Wants

Re: [WISPA] 2nd Look @ 3.65 ?

2009-03-20 Thread George Rogato
Kinda high If you are lucky and you have access to fiber consider this Cogent, if you buy a GigE port and commit to 200 megs, you can have it for $5.00 per meg, or minimum of $1,000.00 per month and that comes with a whopping 200 megs, if you need to exceed 200 megs, it's just $5.00 per meg.

Re: [WISPA] Aerial / Self-Support Cat5

2009-03-20 Thread George Rogato
Pretty good catalog Mark Has some great aerial illustrations on proper hardware. This week we hung out aerial fiber from our noc to the tank. It was a 550' span 275' across a big creek. We used figure 8 fiber with lashes and as well as a couple cable messenger clamps. I had to use a 12' surf

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