Re: [WISPA] Employee Tracking Program

2008-08-20 Thread John Thomas
If you have a Netflow compatible router at the edge, you can use http://manageengine.adventnet.com/products/netflow/network-bandwith-monitoring.html John Thomas Eric Rogers wrote: I have a company that would like to track real-time and summary information of internet activity of it's

Re: [WISPA] routers

2008-09-24 Thread John Thomas
Cisco 851's run about $$300 and the 871's run about $450. John Thomas Travis Johnson wrote: I was hoping to find something a little more user friendly, as the company buying isn't real tech savvy. Something with a nice web gui and easy to understand settings. Travis Microserv Butch

Re: [WISPA] Rackmount PoE

2008-10-08 Thread John Thomas
These are $399 for a 24 port POE switch http://www.netgear.com/Products/Switches/AdvancedSmartSwitches/FS728TP.aspx John Mike Hammett wrote: Does anyone have any recommendations for rackmounted PoE injectors? I was looking at a Panduit PoE injecting 24 port patch panel, but I imagine

Re: [WISPA] good multicast wi-fi mesh solution?

2008-11-02 Thread John Thomas
The Cisco 1500 series products can do multicast, but they are pricey... John Thomas Rogelio wrote: I'm looking for wireless wi-fi mesh (preferably multiradio) solutions that will support multicasting. I was looking for something along the lines of BelAir, but I'm told that they have

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers OT: Windows updates

2008-11-02 Thread John Thomas
They need WSUS installed on their site http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/wsus/default.aspx John Thomas Scottie Arnett wrote: ...and from many website's you will never get this. The traffic congestion on a 100 meg link can choke it down to less than 10 meg, with huge sites such as myspace

Re: [WISPA] cancelled customer email

2008-11-08 Thread John Thomas
Most ISP's I know of charge $5 per account per month, so that seems to be an accepted price. John Josh Luthman wrote: Personally without an internet package I'd do 10 or 15 On 11/6/08, Jerry Richardson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: $5/month per address

Re: [WISPA] Vista VPN Question

2008-11-18 Thread John Thomas
Uncheck the use default gateway on remote network option in the Vista box. John Mike Hammett wrote: PPTP VPN connection. I'll see what is supported in this regard. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-21 Thread John Thomas
Depending on where this is, you may be able to mount a small wind generator. http://www.solardyne.com/air403wingen.html John Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: I would use a 100 watt panel minimum. And a one month battery. 5watts * 24hours * 30 days = 3600 watt hour battery If you are running a 24

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-30 Thread John Thomas
http://www.nefiber.com/ Recently, I learned that American Fiber Systems has InterCity Fiber Ring that connects Las Vegas, Reno/Carson City, Boise and Salt Lake on a fully redundant OC-192 capacity backbone. They aren't cheap on the low end at $2000/month for 5 meg burstable to 10, but I image

[WISPA] Eugene Fiber

2008-12-01 Thread John Thomas
] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information There deals clear down to $7/meg. Ask vendors for a 2 year contract, GigE 100 Mbps burstable. - Original Message - From: John Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 10:07 PM

Re: [WISPA] Tricky infrastructure question

2008-12-09 Thread John Thomas
If you use managed switches on both ends that properly support EtherChannel and/or LACP, then your down time should be about 30 seconds or less as the trunks setup. The main thing is that you will want the links as balanced as you can get them. John Thomas Ugo Bellavance wrote: Hi everyone

Re: [WISPA] Do you provide backup services?

2008-12-09 Thread John Thomas
Based on the reviews, it looks like these may have some firmware problems... Marlon, what kind of space are you talking about? Here's a Buffalo box that does 4 TB ( 3TB in RAID 5) for $1000 http://shop4.frys.com/product/5782802?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG John Mike Hammett wrote:

[WISPA] Lafayette LA, 10 Meg fiber, $28.95 / month.

2008-12-28 Thread John Thomas
Have you guys in Louisiana heard about this? http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Lafayette-Unveils-FTTH-Pricing-99838 WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] choice of upstreams

2009-10-22 Thread John Thomas
I just got a quote today from a HE reseller for the HE facility in Fremont CA $599 cabinet with 15 amps $699 cabinet with 15 amps and 20 Megabits/sec $899 cabinet with 15 amps and 100 megabits/sec John Tom DeReggi wrote: HE even has $1250 GEs Wow, is that transport or transit? Yeah,

Re: [WISPA] cellular repeater/bidirectional amps

2009-10-27 Thread John Thomas
Sometimes, you can contact the carriers and they will install repeaters for their clients. John jp wrote: I've got a wi-ex zboost yx500-cel at home and it works great to bring cellular into my home which is otherwise a dead-zone. Now, since we're the local gurus of all thing wireless, one

Re: [WISPA] Court says cities have the right tobar telecommunicationstowers

2009-10-27 Thread John Thomas
There are several of these on I80 and Hwy 50 in Northern CA. These silly things cost like $40,000 to sort of look like a tree John Tom Sharples wrote: We spotted several on a recent road-trip around the Sacramento area. Looked like the world's worst fake Christmas tree from Walmart!

Re: [WISPA] MT Lamer question

2009-10-27 Thread John Thomas
Is there any reason that you want those IP addresses accessing your box at all? You can probably block several /8's and make things work better. John Scott Vander Dussen wrote: Lamer question- I have a MT box we use for a public hotspot and logs reveal folks are trying to hack the password

Re: [WISPA] customers dogs chewing on CAT5

2009-11-10 Thread John Thomas
How about http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetailproductId=69899-1267-FO550Mlpage=none where the dogs can reach it? John Kurt Fankhauser wrote: I've had several customers that have had their dog chew on the Cat5 going from the house to the TV tower and some of them multiple

Re: [WISPA] Small Managed Switches

2009-11-12 Thread John Thomas
I know that used to be an issue, but we have been seeing great results with Cisco 2960 series switches. John RickG wrote: Cisco makes great routers but their switches suck. They have port compatability issues with other equipment. On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:48 PM, Faisal Imtiaz

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-19 Thread John Thomas
Also HP had 100 VG AnyLAN that used 4 wires. John Jerry Richardson wrote: There was a technology that used all 4 pairs. It was a proprietary solution that put Video on one set and data on the other. Broadxxx or something like that. -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] Need a new AP

2009-11-19 Thread John Thomas
Cisco 1200 series will plug right in John AJ wrote: Hahaha Gmail ads came up with this firmware as I was reading this thread: http://www.fireserve.com/products/ubiquiti/bullet-m-firmware.php chop *Adds 802.11-compatible encryption modes *The stock Ubiquiti firmware only supports

Re: [WISPA] 5.6 GHZ?

2009-11-23 Thread John Thomas
On a Cisco 1231, Band 3 is 5.470 to 5.725 GHz. John George Morris wrote: Its part of 5.4. In Canada, you have to stay out of 5600-5650 due to weather radar, suspect the US may be much the same... George -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] public subnet

2009-12-21 Thread John Thomas
A great article talking about why NOT to block ICMP http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/tutorials/6524/1/ From the article, In short, blocking ICMP is detrimental to the successful operation of networks. It will break more than just ping; in fact, many protocols will be neutered if ICMP

[WISPA] WiFiSplurper

2009-12-25 Thread John Thomas
Has anyone ever seen this? http://www.boingboing.net/2007/05/30/wifi-slurper-grabs-u.html John WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] ATT was Re: Wimax gear

2010-01-01 Thread John Thomas
Unless the Federal Government gives ATT a blank check and ORDERS them to this, it is NOT ever going to happen. I have seen copies of Project Pronto documents that said the San Francisco Bay Area was supposed to have fiber to the home 10 years ago. Yes, there were a few strands installed, but

Re: [WISPA] Re-evaluating our anti-spam solution

2010-01-01 Thread John Thomas
What are the issues with your Barracuda? John Ugo Bellavance wrote: On 2009-07-13 20:08, Don Grossman wrote: It seems time to take a look at our anti-spam solution. Currently we are looking to replace out Barracuda due to ongoing issues with the box that after several attempts to work

Re: [WISPA] Network Gigabit Switch Recommendations

2010-01-20 Thread John Thomas
Try to find out what mac address is on which port-you can't do that with the HP 1800's, you need something higher up the food chain. John Scott Vander Dussen wrote: Nick- Thanks for the info - I'm looking at specifications between the HP ProCurve 1810G Switch Series http://bit.ly/5g2F0B and

Re: [WISPA] Network Gigabit Switch Recommendations

2010-01-24 Thread John Thomas
From: John Thomas jtho...@quarnet.com Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2010 12:20 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Network Gigabit Switch Recommendations Try to find out what mac address is on which port-you can't do that with the HP 1800's, you need something

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

2009-01-08 Thread John Thomas
Are you guys using the outbound feature on your inbound Barracudas? It doesn't do as full a job as a outbound box, but it may help your problem. John Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Does anyone use the Barracuda's for outbound spam filtering and is it as good as the inbound version? I need to keep my

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

2009-01-09 Thread John Thomas
: According to the website one box is capable of running as either/or. (I thought) Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC P.O. Box 126 Bucyrus, OH 44820 419-562-6405 www.wavelinc.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of John Thomas

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

2009-01-09 Thread John Thomas
In the Barracuda, under BasicAdministration at the bottom of the page, you choose the direction, inbound or outbound. If you click on Advanced, you should have an Outbound/Relay tab. If you set this to allow your email server to relay through the Barracuda, it will log your messages and do

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-03 Thread John Thomas
It may be worthwhile to consider a Dodge/Mercedes/Freightliner Sprinter Van. The drawback is that they have a high roof line, but they do get 20 + mpg in motorhome trim, and 25-30 mpg bare. They are Diesel and the engines are supposed to be good for 400,000 - 500,000 miles. John George

Re: [WISPA] National Map Update - 579,154 square miles covered

2009-02-03 Thread John Thomas
Brian, I entered 2400 Camino Ramon San Ramon CA and got part of circles in the coverage area. I will assume that is NextWeb/Covadwireless's footprint. They have a coverage map at http://www.covadwireless.com/network-coverage-maps.html#sanfrancisco if that helps. John Brian Webster wrote: I

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-11 Thread John Thomas
Sooner or later, someone will do a 1/2 ton diesel electric hybrid truck , and it should be able to do at least 40 mpg if they do it right. It looks like these guys might be the ones to do it. http://www.autoblog.com/2008/02/11/mahindra-appalachian-diesel-pickup-arrives-in-us-next-year-dies/

Re: [WISPA] Dual-band Sector Antennas/Multiple Input Sector Antennas

2009-02-24 Thread John Thomas
I understand that Cisco is expensive, but it does work. I have clients with Cisco Aironet 340's installed that are 7+ years old. Is it the national pastime to beat on Cisco? As for antennas, Superpass makes some that might work well for this project http://www.superpass.com/SP-MIMO-D1J1.html

[WISPA] Need Service

2009-02-27 Thread John Thomas
Does anyone on list service Redding CA? John Thomas WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List

[WISPA] LinkedIn

2009-02-28 Thread John Thomas
Is anyone around here on LinkedIn? I just got signed up a few days ago, and it may have benefits for your businesses. It works a little bit like Facebook, but is much more business oriented. John WISPA Wants

Re: [WISPA] 3650 and 4.9

2009-03-04 Thread John Thomas
These will do what you want http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps272/ps6990/product_data_sheet0900aecd804c207b.html John Marlon K. Schafer wrote: OK, last one. What would you guys use for 3650 gear. I need to deliver very high speeds to lots of users with near 100%

Re: [WISPA] 100 meg full duplex backhaul

2009-03-04 Thread John Thomas
Are any of the towers setup such that you could cross the circle? In other words, if you had towers 1 to 20 in a ring, have a secondary link between towers 4 and 16 for instance. This would require routing, and preferably dynamic routing, but then you would have some redundancy. John

Re: [WISPA] Cisco 1710 and 3600 routers

2009-03-05 Thread John Thomas
That's EM, it's used to connect to analog voice stuff, in place of FXS or FXO cards. John Matt Jenkins wrote: I tried to look it up but I cannot figure it out. Whats an E to M card? Blake Bowers wrote: I have a local non-profit that has a PILE of 1710 and 1750 routers that they want to

Re: [WISPA] Outsourcing Email and Webhosting

2009-03-16 Thread John Thomas
PostPath is a drop in replacement for Exchange that runs on Linux. Cisco bought PostPath, so it will be interesting to see what happens in the future. http://newsroom.cisco.com/dlls/2008/corp_091808.html John Josh Luthman wrote: Google is free. Exchange I know costs a copy of Windows 2003

Re: [WISPA] ARTICLE - What's the U.S. Doing Wrong with Broadband ?

2009-03-16 Thread John Thomas
If you are big enough, or if you are multihomed you can get PI space John David E. Smith wrote: rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: This after renumbering and re-routing about 100 clients.So, then, I had to find a way to revert everyone bak to the OLD provider All that was

Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN

2009-03-16 Thread John Thomas
If you are multihomed you need to justify a /22 ( 4 Class C's) and if you are not, then you will need to justify a /20 ( 16 class C's) John Marlon K. Schafer wrote: We probably need to get our own ip addys now. We're using 4 class c's and will need more pretty soon in one location.

Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN

2009-03-17 Thread John Thomas
List Subject: Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN One add to the /22. You need to be or plan to be running BGP. Scott - Original Message - From: John Thomas jtho...@quarnet.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, March 16, 2009 9:54 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] speaking

Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN

2009-03-17 Thread John Thomas
-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Scott Piehn Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 7:29 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN One add to the /22. You need to be or plan to be running BGP. Scott - Original Message - From: John

Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN

2009-03-17 Thread John Thomas
link for $3,000 per month. Then go buy a Trango licensed link for $11k and make $3k a month profit after 4 months. :) Travis Microserv John Thomas wrote: Are you saying that it is not practical for you to get a T-1 so that you can legitimately run BGP and multi home? You can set BGP so

Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN

2009-03-18 Thread John Thomas
a lot of money to spend on something you will never really use.You might as well be down if your DS3 takes a hit and your traffic rolls over to the T1. Richey -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of John Thomas Sent

Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN

2009-03-18 Thread John Thomas
of ARIN One add to the /22. You need to be or plan to be running BGP. Scott - Original Message - From: John Thomas jtho...@quarnet.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, March 16, 2009 9:54 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] speaking of ARIN If you

Re: [WISPA] Cost of bandwidth

2009-03-23 Thread John Thomas
My question would be, is there anyone doing glass from the Carrier hotel to the edge of town? If you were able to get fiber on the edge of Spokane, wouldn't it save you a few towers? I wish it weren't top secret as to where the fiber is. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to go somewhere ( website)

Re: [WISPA] One connection bandwidth=x / 2 commections bandwidth=2x why?

2009-05-11 Thread John Thomas
1 minute 49 seconds from a 100 Meg feed at Hurricane Electric in Fremont CA. John Scott Carullo wrote: Yes lots of them, from different internet connections as well. Focusing on customers from BHN connecting to our TW Telecom fiber circuit. Have not been able to do enough testing outside

Re: [WISPA] I need a few people to run a bandwidth test to me please...

2009-05-19 Thread John Thomas
As they say, your mileage may vary We have a 2xT1 that we pay $560 per month for, and the routing/peering at TW Telecom is good, but then again, we are in the San Francisco Bay Area. If the building owners would have let TW Telecom into this buildings MPOE's we would have a 10 meg fiber

[WISPA] Service Limits

2009-05-20 Thread John Thomas
. Maybe someone has bogus information? John Mike Hammett wrote: If you want their service, they can't restrict you, AFAIK. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: John Thomas jtho...@quarnet.com Sent

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-04 Thread John Thomas
Cisco 2960G-24's are an option too. John Jon Auer wrote: I second that. We use 7200s trunked to, variously, 3500XLs, 3550s, and Zyxel switches. For gig ports go with a NPE-G1/G2 for routing and a 3560 as a port expander. Dot1q subinterfaces are your friend. On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 1:16 PM,

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-04 Thread John Thomas
If you guys want to bash Cisco, that's your perogative, but my experience has been somewhat different. We recently took on a new client that has some Cisco switches that their old VAR sols them 5 YEARs of Smartnets on. Since we are looking at them upgrading to some new equipment, we asked

Re: [WISPA] Suggestions on Firewall

2009-06-23 Thread John Thomas
You might also consider a Cisco 800 or 1800 series router. They do firewalls well and have a nice GUI. John Patrick D.. Nix, Jr wrote: Any suggestions on a good linux firewall distro. I'm looking at either implementing this or going with an older Cisco PIX 525. Which would be the best way

Re: [WISPA] Magic Jack

2009-06-23 Thread John Thomas
Other opinions about Magic Jack http://uninstallmagicjack.com/?p=5 John Chuck Profito wrote: That's is what I remember from the list. Once it was in, a 'normal' subscriber couldn't get it out, and they, MJ, had a subscriber installed, and agreed to, OPEN Back Door to any computer it was

Re: [WISPA] Suggestions on Firewall

2009-06-23 Thread John Thomas
Here is some info http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/secursw/ps5318/index.html John Josh Luthman wrote: Wait pictures of this GUI??? On 6/23/09, John Thomas jtho...@quarnet.com wrote: You might also consider a Cisco 800 or 1800 series router. They do firewalls well and have

Re: [WISPA] dual ethernte port router

2009-06-25 Thread John Thomas
If you are ONLY going to route, no NAT, firewall or other stuff, then a Cisco 871 will do what you want. We have tested it at wirespeed. John Alan Long wrote: Anyone have a suggestion for a dual ethernet port router, that can handle 30-50mb/s of traffic. I do not need it to do nat or

Re: [WISPA] OT, pesky email stuff

2009-07-01 Thread John Thomas
I don't know about those, but Frontbridge got blacklisted once and they are an anti-spam provider John George Rogato wrote: How come Google, Yahoo, and Live.com don't get black listed. I'm pretty sure 1 million times more spam comes out of those domains than any small independent isp's

Re: [WISPA] OT, pesky email stuff

2009-07-01 Thread John Thomas
http://www.mxlogic.com/services/email-filtering/index.cfm they have done good by us. John George Rogato wrote: Wonder how much it is. Says it's based on qty of email addresses. RickG wrote: Cost? On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Pat O'Connorp...@inlandnet.com wrote: We're

Re: [WISPA] Re-evaluating our anti-spam solution

2009-07-15 Thread John Thomas
Please see my responses inline Jeremy Parr wrote: 2009/7/14 David E. Smith d...@mvn.net: Don Grossman wrote: It seems time to take a look at our anti-spam solution. Currently we are looking to replace out Barracuda due to ongoing issues with the box that after several attempts

Re: [WISPA] Re-evaluating our anti-spam solution

2009-07-15 Thread John Thomas
I know of Barracudas that the only time they get rebooted is for firmware updates. They can run for months without a reboot, but usually the firmware updates have useful stuff in 3-6 months that requires a firmware upgrade. John Charles Wyble wrote: David E. Smith wrote: What kind of

Re: [WISPA] POE Switch box

2009-07-15 Thread John Thomas
Yes, but Cisco switches only do Cisco Prestandard and 802.3af 48 volt. John Charles Wyble wrote: On a cisco poe enabled switch can't you just do conf t interface Gig0/0 shutdown no shutdown done to power cycle? Lots of resellers out there. Jason Hensley wrote: Looking for

Re: [WISPA] Sales Lead Zip code 95008

2009-07-20 Thread John Thomas
Is Covadwireless out of their price range? John Jerry Richardson wrote: Name Ray Email r_a_...@yahoo.com Phone 408-421-2100 Your message: Do you guys cover 95008 zip code for wireless internet? if not any suggestions who does?

Re: [WISPA] Dragonwave Support

2009-07-27 Thread John Thomas
To be fair, I wonder how much larger Cogent is than Dragonwave? Someone has to pay the engineer's salary, and it costs to have a 24/7 support staff. I always find it interesting to see people's perspective's on support. John Tom DeReggi wrote: Well, when I really needed support for

Re: [WISPA] Are customers increasingly clueless? Or is itgettingbetter?

2009-08-13 Thread John Thomas
Ryan, when you agree to offer service, that becomes your responsibility, and when someone is paying for it, they have a reasonable expectation of the service they are paying for. With that said, is it crazy expensive to get a 2 x T-1 where you are? Maybe a T-3 is stupid expensive, but if you

Re: [WISPA] Small auto start generator

2009-08-13 Thread John Thomas
Is this some place you could put some batteries and a solar panel or small windmill? John Jerry Richardson wrote: Thank you, That is very good advice. After some research, I'm leaning toward a UPS. A pair of good AGM batteries and charge controller will cost less and be far less

Re: [WISPA] Small auto start generator

2009-08-13 Thread John Thomas
Unless your equipment is tolerant of voltage swings, you will still probably want a DC-DC regulator, but that will likely be more efficient than a 12/24volt to 120 volt inverter. John Leon D. Zetekoff, NCE wrote: Hi Guys...I'd steer away from inverters since they soak up a lot of power.

Re: [WISPA] On-line back-up

2009-08-13 Thread John Thomas
Are you willing to setup a server for their backups? For home users, Mozy charges $4.95 per month. If you setup your own backup server, you would have the initial expense of a server with big drive space, but you could charge $4.95 and at least save money on your upstream bandwidth. John Mike

Re: [WISPA] [Wisp] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread John Thomas
Is there any reason you can't mount the panels close to the ground? In Nevada, this is common practice. Can you setup a small windmill? Home Depot has these ( as do many other suppliers)

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread John Thomas
Absolutely, 12, 24, or 48 volts depending on what you are trying to do. John Paul Rice wrote: I'd recommend you use either a unmanaged or managed industrial DC powered switch 12-20 vdc otherwise your going to need a LOT of solar panels (650 watts is what my calcs came up with) In fact

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread John Thomas
It looks like there is a sweet spot at 60 watts http://www.solarhome.org/51-60wattsolarpanels.aspx About $250 each. John Mike wrote: I was shocked to find the 15W panels at Northern for $79.00. I ordered some and they work great. You need a charge controller, $45.00 to keep the

Re: [WISPA] To G or not to G :-)

2009-10-05 Thread John Thomas
Cisco's 1242's are certified for 5.4-5.7 GHz. Could you use Cisco APs' and Mikrotik clients? John Randy Cosby wrote: I know the mikrotik R52N card is.. I was so excited... Until I read closer. It's certified as a client device, but not as an AP. The AP has to do all the heavy DFS/TPC

Re: [WISPA] Pioneering Wi-Fi City Sees Startup Woes

2006-05-02 Thread John Thomas
We kind of got sucked into this. We have been working with Cisco as a muni provider and were offered the Mesh training, which was good. A City IT manager found out about the mesh and wanted it-before it was even available-which wasn't so good. We could either install it and make some money or

Re: [WISPA] Re: [WISP] Who is Open Range Communications Inc.?

2006-05-02 Thread John Thomas
It looks like they want Nevada too... http://fastads.swiftnews.com/indi/?s=tcanui=lha=850526 John Chad Halsted wrote: And Arkansas... This is was posted in www.ardemgaz.com (Arkansas Democrat Gazette) today under the Notices section of the paper. You may want to check your paper today.

Re: [WISPA] Save the Internet (Net Neutrality)

2006-05-03 Thread John Thomas
It seems like it is time to bill by the packet. Or at least by groups of packets as in 2 Gigs for $39. Many clients don;t like this kind of billing, but it is likely the only way you can do anything about IPTV. If you have sold someone a 384k unmetered connection, and they decide to

Re: [WISPA] Save the Internet (Net Neutrality)

2006-05-03 Thread John Thomas
If Google wants to be faster, let them buy more T-3s or more peering, or whatever-don't screw with packet priority... John Travis Johnson wrote: Hi, The flip side is that you are selling a customer a connection. That is how YOU are making your money... why do you care what they run over

Re: [WISPA] bits per mbps

2006-12-24 Thread John Thomas
to the Internet for $399, others are doing SDSL at $250-299 per month, so if you are in the neighborhood, that should be expected. Anothe thing to think about is tiering your pricing 4 Gigs$49 10 Gigs $99 50 Gigs $299 or something like that. John Thomas Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181

Re: [WISPA] anyone see this?

2007-03-16 Thread John Thomas
Having a 4xT as a backup is better than no connection. John John Scrivner wrote: Maybe it is very costly to do? Charter Pipeline service in my market is not multi-homed either. Neither am I at this point. I used to be multi-homed in the days when 2 T1s did the job. It is not easy to

Re: [WISPA] Using DECT phones to avoid interference issues.

2007-03-22 Thread John Thomas
This site has some DECT products... http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/dect/ John John Scrivner wrote: $50K up front and 50 cents a device to control an entire band in the US sounds like a pretty cheap deal to me. I am surprised nobody jumped on that. I do not see that as too much to pay and I am

Re: [WISPA] Cisco Wireless Bridges

2007-10-11 Thread John Thomas
They work OK for us in the East San Francisco Bay area. They have the ability to move to a different channel if the noise gets too bad. JT Don Annas wrote: Is anyone using the Cisco 1300 or 1400 series AP/Bridges? I know they are a bit pricing, but was curious how they performed in a

Re: [WISPA] Advertising

2007-10-24 Thread John Thomas
I guess if you wanted to push the envelope, you could put a Squid server in your core, do a download of a large file and then repeat. You could then advertise the second rate as up to X Mbps, and it would be technically correct. John Travis Johnson wrote: Marlon, We already did that...

Re: [WISPA] Advertising

2007-10-24 Thread John Thomas
I used to have a 192k SDSL connection to the Internet. When the price went up to $129 per month, I ended up going to a cable modem that was rated at 6 meg downloads. My wife was very vocal about how much slower the cable modem was. I don't know what they do, but DNS lookups are horrible on the

Re: [WISPA] Which UPS to use?

2007-11-19 Thread John Thomas
If you have an APC SmartUPS 750 XL, you can add APC battery packs. They even have a UXBP24 that does Battery Volt-Amp-Hour Capacity 3360 It is definitely more expensive than other batteries, but it does plug right in John Thomas Tom DeReggi wrote: You also want to use a combination

Re: [WISPA] OT......Question

2007-12-18 Thread John Thomas
And if you need Windows applications, then this may work for you; http://www.codeweavers.com/products/cxoffice/ John Steve wrote: Ubuntu Linux is great for a family computer. The install is easier than window, you won't have the headaches of endless virus and spyware removal issues. it is

Re: [WISPA] Low-Profile PCI 802.11g

2007-12-19 Thread John Thomas
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/ps4555/products_data_sheet09186a00801ebc33.html They aren't cheap, but they come with a low profile bracket. John Mike Hammett wrote: It certainly looks small, but it doesn't mention low profile anywhere. Does it fit in a low profile slot?

Re: [WISPA] LDAP

2008-01-29 Thread John Thomas
You would use LDAP when you need directory services. An example might be using RADIUS to contact an LDAP server for Authentication. Another use may be to have single sign on across multiple servers. John Mike Hammett wrote: Someone asked why I didn't use some sort of directory system like

Re: [WISPA] Private vs Public addresses for end-users

2008-01-29 Thread John Thomas
Unless you have a H.323 compliant firewall, 1 to 1 NAT will generally break H.323 (Netmeeting) Also, some VPN clients default config doesn't work properly through NAT. John Ugo Bellavance wrote: Jason Hensley wrote: Even if you buy your own from ARIN, if you're that big, then the costs

Re: [WISPA] Cisco Mesh 1510 or 1520 series

2008-02-25 Thread John Thomas
I've done Cisco, but it was a small install, just 4 1500 series John Dennis Burgess - Link Techs Inc wrote: Mesh is a four letter word to most! Dennis M. Burgess Mikrotik Certified Consultant Link Technologies, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri --WISP/Network Support Services-- +1

Re: [WISPA] Femtocells

2008-04-07 Thread John Thomas
G.711 *can* support FAXing, otherwise g.729 is very common for voice. John Mike Hammett wrote: I know. ATT and T-Mobile use GSM (the GSM for wireless is the same as the GSM VoIP codec). I dunno if the CDMA operators translate to anything in the VoIP world or not. I've tested with

Re: [WISPA] Metered Broadband

2008-04-30 Thread John Thomas
Have you considered $19/mo for 1 Gig, $39/mo for 5 Gig and $59/mo for 10 Gig +$x per gig over what they normally pay? Another thought is do the tiers, and throttle them after they hit a point, after 1 gig, then you get throttled to 64k for the rest of the month. John Mike Hammett wrote: So

Re: [WISPA] The best Firewall - for the money

2008-06-16 Thread John Thomas
Cisco 851 router + Smartnet. Cisco 871 router if you need VLANs John Rogelio wrote: Ron Wallace wrote: to All, I have a small Medical practice that has requested a firewall for their LAN. Which would you all recommend? Price rane below $1000, Doc woule prefer $500. I just

Re: [WISPA] alternative to Barracuda

2008-06-29 Thread John Thomas
Have you called Barracuda Support? They are good to work with and may be able to help you-you could have something weird going on in the box that needs to be fixed. We don't generally sell the 200's, but I have had 300's that handle 60,000 + emails a day and aren't breaking a sweat. John

Re: [WISPA] alternative to Barracuda

2008-06-29 Thread John Thomas
years. I have a BIG problem with any business that operates like that. In this instance, the cleint is now stuck with Frontbridge for 2 1/2 years, and their attitude when asked about a refund was tough, you agreed to a 3 year term, and we have your money. John Thomas Travis Johnson wrote

Re: [WISPA] alternative to Barracuda

2008-06-29 Thread John Thomas
Unless you know something I don't, all the quotes we have received from Postini require a 3 year commitment, with a minimum of 1 years payment up front. For my client that has 60,000 + emails coming into his Barracuda, his Exchange 2003 server is happily running along. John Thomas Frank

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-07 Thread John Thomas
Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Issue I see is that not many other units, UBNT or MT have a 2nd Ethernet that pass through POE? Not to my knowledge. I've always done two lines up the tower. Usually MT APs so I can do tons of troubleshooting but an NS2 works great, too. Josh

Re: [WISPA] Repeater

2010-06-07 Thread John Thomas
.e ww.sa xs,cssx. Z. Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Issue I see is that not many other units, UBNT or MT have a 2nd Ethernet that pass through POE? Not to my knowledge. I've always done two lines up the tower. Usually MT APs so I can do tons of

Re: [WISPA] OFFLIST - Looking to Sell..........

2010-06-12 Thread John Thomas
Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Thanks for the gumball, Popeye. Thanks for the gumball. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Scott Piehn Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2010 6:35 PM To: WISPA General List Cc:

Re: [WISPA] XBOX live, NAT, and UPnP

2010-08-02 Thread John Thomas
And if I were your client, and you told me $10 for an IP address, I would find a new ISP. The most I have ever seen charged was $5 a month. John Kurt Fankhauser k...@wavelinc.com wrote: Everything i keep coming up with to make this work ideal according to the customer is Im gonna have to sell

Re: [WISPA] XBOX live, NAT, and UPnP

2010-08-02 Thread John Thomas
, 2010, at 8:46 PM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: Simple analysis might expose that customer to be one you'd rather let go. Or not. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of John Thomas Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 6:27 PM

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