Re: [WISPA] choice of upstreams

2009-10-21 Thread Kevin Neal
Choices choices choices.Qwest out here, everything else, you pay Qwest 2x to get to them. 360 Networks is breaking out some fiber here soon though. -Kevin On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Marco Coelho coelh...@gmail.com wrote: I'm a GigE circuit to the mix, and I've got a choice of:

Re: [WISPA] OT: Low Voltage Disconnect

2009-10-22 Thread Kevin Neal
You can use this as an LVD only. If your load is under 10amps. http://www.mrsolar.com/page/MSOS/PROD/morningstar/SS-10L-24V -Kevin On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: Also, anything else that is lower cost that is reliable? Any AGM chargers

Re: [WISPA] Verizon fiber

2009-10-28 Thread Kevin Neal
I was recently quoted $300,000 to break into a long-haul fiber route (not Verizon), that was to cover the bulk of the equipment costs to break in and then they could give me a good rate per megabyte. -Kevin On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 8:50 PM, John Valenti vale...@lir.msu.edu wrote: I'm assuming

Re: [WISPA] Verizon fiber

2009-10-28 Thread Kevin Neal
Brevard Wireless (321) 205-1100 x106 From: Kevin Neal ke...@safelink.net Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 11:12 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Verizon fiber I was recently quoted $300,000 to break into a long-haul

Re: [WISPA] OSPF maximums

2009-10-29 Thread Kevin Neal
I'm pretty sure the limit is just CPU/Memory. We currently 112 routing entries in one of our networks, this is on a network with 24 OSPF routers. -Kevin On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Jory Privett j...@wccs.net wrote: For all of you routing gurus out there,   On MikroTiks version,  or any

Re: [WISPA] OT Question....

2009-10-30 Thread Kevin Neal
Does the wireless link by chance have the rapid port shutdown feature? If so, you may have a wireless link issue. -Kevin On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 8:14 AM, Bob Moldashel lakel...@gbcx.net wrote: Sorry guys. I know its a little OT but I am the RF guy, not the network guy. But its kind of on

Re: [WISPA] Who makes this Dual-Pol 5.8GHz 18dBi Panel?

2009-11-04 Thread Kevin Neal
Trango began life as Sunstream, they changed names way back. -Kevin On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: The back looks a little different for a Trango but otherwise it looks identical.  I think Sunstream made the antennas for them a long time ago,

Re: [WISPA] Cat3 instead of Cat5

2009-11-17 Thread Kevin Neal
With the right equipment I've heard of gigabit over rusted old barbwire! -Kevin On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 7:32 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: 100Mbps on cat 3? Really? On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 4:12 PM, Forbes Mercy forbes.me...@wabroadband.comwrote: We currently run a Cat5 into the

Re: [WISPA] RadWin 2000 5.8

2009-11-24 Thread Kevin Neal
I would rather see a web or command line instead of anything you have to install. OS independent then, as long as they don't write it specifically for IE :( -Kevin On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 6:00 AM, os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: As a Mac OS X/Windows/Linux user (OS X natively and Windows, Linux

Re: [WISPA] FreeBSD hackers.... Needed for WISP related product...

2009-12-02 Thread Kevin Neal
But I also have a few scripts that will make all of the changes I need, sans the SSID, Frequency, IP address. There is still a little bit of a learning curve, but for the basic setups you don't have to teach them more than the variables. -Kevin On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 7:05 AM, Robert West

Re: [WISPA] wireless mysteries

2009-12-03 Thread Kevin Neal
Hrm...disturbed the cable run(s) on the way up? Orwireless card in your laptop. -Kevin On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 10:02 AM, Randy Cosby dco...@infowest.com wrote: Here's a fun one I had the other day. I have several Trango AP's and 2 Mikrotik backhauls on a water tank.  I am making some

Re: [WISPA] health insurance

2009-12-05 Thread Kevin Neal
Call me cheap I guess. I have a $229/mo plan for my family of 4 (5 in a week or so). $7500 deductible. Next year my rate will drop, after the insurance company re-rates their HSA rates I'll be moving to the $10,000 deductible plan, that will be an absolutely no benefits until 10k is paid. I

Re: [WISPA] Testing radios

2009-12-21 Thread Kevin Neal
We usually just test a few miles from a tower. A laptop, canopy, extension cord, spare parts and tools. It's not soo much fun in winter weather, but we make sure that signals are within 3-5 db of each other. We know what we should be getting from our test location, we also run a 30 second

Re: [WISPA] Fwd: OT - Glad I Didn't Buy an iPhone

2010-01-06 Thread Kevin Neal
I'd like to just not have to reboot my phone every time I want to check my visual voicemail or get online.ATT sucks around here, so far. Voice is ok, datamuch to be desired. -Kevin On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 7:37 PM, Jeremie Chism jchi...@gmail.com wrote: I think droid is definitely going

Re: [WISPA] OT - Glad I Didn't Buy an iPhone

2010-01-07 Thread Kevin Neal
/7/10, Kevin Neal ke...@safelink.net wrote: I'd like to just not have to reboot my phone every time I want to check my visual voicemail or get online.ATT sucks around here, so far.  Voice is ok, datamuch to be desired. -Kevin On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 7:37 PM, Jeremie Chism jchi

Re: [WISPA] How many switches can do RSTP?

2009-01-23 Thread Kevin Neal
on a bridged network (STP IIRC). They were using the MAC dst-nat functionality to forward all broadcasts to their PPPoE server at one end of the network, they said it was working very well for them. -Kevin Neal Safelink Internet -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-11 Thread Kevin Neal
Any faster than 80 mph and you get stopped, then you just lost way more time than you would have gained from speeding. Kevin Safelink Internet -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Mike Hammett Sent: Wednesday, February 11,

Re: [WISPA] Another online backup thread

2009-02-20 Thread Kevin Neal
for a customer, they better have an extra 50G of hard drive space for the local copy. We've just gone to selling them an external USB drive when they signup. As well as doing the initial dump to an external drive then copy it direct to the server when we get back to the office. -Kevin Neal -Original

Re: [WISPA] Custom Rackmount Enclosures?

2009-02-20 Thread Kevin Neal
You can try XCEL Outsourcing (http://xceloutsourcing.com/). They are more into doing appliance type setups but they do make custom enclosures for customers. -Kevin -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Gino Villarini Sent:

Re: [WISPA] is this router overloaded?

2009-04-20 Thread Kevin Neal
Is this doing any NAT? Is connection tracking enabled? Do you have all unneeded packages disabled? We have a few RB600's out there and they do fine for the most part, we don't do any wireless on the 600's and all of them have the 564 daughterboard in them. -Kevin Neal -Original Message

Re: [WISPA] 802.11 a, b, g booster

2009-04-27 Thread Kevin Neal
The WRE54G is out of stock at Newegg, also, don't count on saving much on larger orders. We order WRT54GL's, the biggest discount we got was 5% when we ordered 150 of them, and they won't do that anymore. -Kevin -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] 802.11 a, b, g booster

2009-04-27 Thread Kevin Neal
in the long run being cheaper on a one/two scale) Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Kevin Neal Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 1:31 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re

Re: [WISPA] Realtime Geographic Visualization of Network

2009-05-03 Thread Kevin Neal
For backbone links we do this already with PHP Weathermap. Monitor your backhaul signal/throughput/ping time etc with an snmp package that stores it in rrd files, then make your map in weathermap and point to the right rrd files for that node/links information. http://www.network-weathermap.com/

Re: [WISPA] Fiber/Copper Combo Wire

2009-05-08 Thread Kevin Neal
So..what about this...get an adjustable voltage power supply. Install the RG6 or whatever coax/wire would handle the load/distance. Adjust the voltage with a meter up top so that you have ~24-28v at your equipment? -Kevin -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] OSPF question

2009-05-11 Thread Kevin Neal
Yes you can. -Kevin -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Gino Villarini Sent: Monday, May 11, 2009 1:41 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] OSPF question Can I have several neighboors under the same interface? I

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik OSPF question

2009-05-12 Thread Kevin Neal
Subject changed to help with filters. :) Do you have both /30's in the networks tab? Look at the Neighbors tab, do you see the second router listed there? If so add the Adjacency and State columns to your view, what state does it say it's in? -Kevin -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] [WISP] 900 PtP

2009-06-03 Thread Kevin Neal
A Supersoaker full of gasoline and a match would make quick work of trees..still haven't tried it yet. -Kevin On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: I like my 30 year old Johnsred... Marlon K. Schafer wrote: LOL I don't have a Stihl. I have a Pulan

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

2009-06-03 Thread Kevin Neal
I've found Cisco ports are more expensive than a Mikrotik distribution router. We currently have a Cisco handling BGP and upstream connections, then we distribute it using a switch to multiple Mikrotik boxes that distribute and route(OSPF) to our various backhauls. I'd cringe to think what it

Re: [WISPA] Latest Tranzeo Firmware = Broken NAT ???

2009-06-10 Thread Kevin Neal
I'm seeding just about every version from 2.9.51 to 3.24 on our servers. Let me know if you need any version in between. -Kevin On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:26 AM, Kevin Nealkevinsafel...@gmail.com wrote: I'm seeding just about every version from 2.9.51 to 3.24 on our servers.  Let me know if

Re: [WISPA] Need some quick trango help

2009-06-12 Thread Kevin Neal
Delete both radios out of the sudb and enter them in again. We've had some problems with the 2400 product where their radios don't get the speed that they're supposed to, removing them and adding them back in, with the same CIR/MIR fixes the problem. Out of hundreds of these radios we only have

Re: [WISPA] UPS RFP

2009-06-16 Thread Kevin Neal
-- From: Kevin Neal ke...@safelink.net Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 2:16 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] UPS RFP Have the charging unit connected to deep cycle batteries, install one of Forrests SiteMonitors, or a Mikrotik that can

Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 333 vs 433

2009-07-08 Thread Kevin Neal
We have the 333 deployed in a bunch of situations, they work pretty well for us, but, for the price go for the 433. 532's were ok, they're old style now and don't have the near the performance of the 3xx or 4xx boards. -Kevin On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 8:05 PM, Scott

Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 333 vs 433

2009-07-08 Thread Kevin Neal
Troy, OH 45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 11:11 PM, Kevin Neal ke...@safelink.net wrote: http://www.mikrotik.com/pdf/RouterBOARD_Price_Performance_Comparison.pdf On Wed

Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 333 vs 433

2009-07-08 Thread Kevin Neal
at 10:43 PM, Kevin Neal ke...@safelink.net wrote: We have the 333 deployed in a bunch of situations, they work pretty well for us, but, for the price go for the 433.  532's were ok, they're old style now and don't have the near the performance of the 3xx or 4xx boards. -Kevin On Wed, Jul 8

Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 333 vs 433

2009-07-08 Thread Kevin Neal
be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Kevin Neal ke...@safelink.net ke...@safelink.net wrote:  We have the 333 deployed in a bunch of situations, they work pretty well for us, but, for the price go for the 433.  532's were ok, they're old style now

Re: [WISPA] OT Hotmail email black hole

2009-07-10 Thread Kevin Neal
I think they confuse the delete button with the spam button over there at AOL. -Kevin On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 8:29 AM, David E. Smithd...@mvn.net wrote: Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Contacting Hotmail has been nearly useless.  They've simply told me to go join a special program that they have

Re: [WISPA] Anyone serve Elco Nevada?

2009-07-24 Thread Kevin Neal
I think Beehive does. -Kevin On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Ryan Gheringrgher...@gmail.com wrote: Does anyone on the list serve Elco Nevada? if so what equipment do you use? Looking for a provider for a customer who is moving. Thanks Ryan

Re: [WISPA] T1 bandwidth pricing

2009-08-01 Thread Kevin Neal
I haven't asked about T1 prices around here, but I know an in-state Qwest to Qwest DS3 was quoted to me at over $10,000/mo. -Kevin On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Robert Westrobert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: T1 pricing here in this area, Central Ohio, is just under $800.00 for one point of

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik Processor Load

2009-09-01 Thread Kevin Neal
Connection tracking? Do you have all of the extra packages you don't use disabled? I've seen this once with web proxy enabled and someone using it to send spam. -Kevin On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Scott Reedscottr...@onlyinternet.net wrote: Anyone know an easy way to figure out what a 532

Re: [WISPA] Customer to Bandwidth Ratio

2009-09-12 Thread Kevin Neal
We monitor our bandwidth usage and when we are consistently hitting about 80% we look to upgrade bandwidth. -Kevin On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 8:03 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: I'm sure this has been asked before but what ratio are some of you using for customer vs.

Re: [WISPA] Router suggestions

2009-09-20 Thread Kevin Neal
WRT54G post Cisco buyout, yes, major major problems. One of the things I tell our customers when we sell them the WRT54GL is: We've been in this business and been through a lot of different routers and these WRT54GL's have the best proven track record in our experience. There may be other

Re: [WISPA] Crown Castle Tower Space Leasing

2009-09-21 Thread Kevin Neal
Last I looked, 3 sectors and 2 2' backhauls would be $1800/mo+. For a single sector and one backhaul it was still over $1000/mo. -Kevin On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 8:46 AM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: Does anyone here lease space from Crown Castle? I have a cell tower in an

Re: [WISPA] Firmware needed...

2009-09-22 Thread Kevin Neal
On it's way offlist. -Kevin On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 6:14 PM, Eje Gustafsson e...@wisp-router.com wrote: Could someone please send me Motorola Canopy v7.3.6 DES firmware? I got a site down only thing I got around is a older P9 non-advantage AP but it is running 7.2.9 so can not set in the

Re: [WISPA] Searchable Map of Stimulus projects

2009-09-28 Thread Kevin Neal
Gotta love the entire country being colored from the satellite/research grant applications. -Kevin On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 4:00 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: http://broadbandsearch.sc.egov.usda.gov/silvermap/broadbandmap.aspx?program=ARRA Works now.  Very few parts of the

Re: [WISPA] Fast DNS cache

2010-05-26 Thread Kevin Neal
Centos + Unbound is what I'm using at one location. -Kevin On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Travis Johnson t...@ida.net wrote: Not faster than having your own servers on your own network... ;) Travis Microserv Jerry Richardson wrote: I can't believe how fast the google servers are.

Re: [WISPA] Black Paint on Omni Antenna

2010-08-06 Thread Kevin Neal
Is there any metallic components to that paint? You can purchase Omni's that are black from the factory. -Kevin On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 9:16 AM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: I took some cheap black enamel spray paint and sprayed down an omni antenna.  Thought was to perhaps keep ice off it in

Re: [WISPA] Black Paint on Omni Antenna

2010-08-06 Thread Kevin Neal
black pigment is commonly made from carbon black From the web, is it possible that the carbon black is causing this? (I'm not an RF expert especially when it comes to paints -Kevin On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Is there any metallic components to that paint?

Re: [WISPA] Breezecom PRO.11 Configuration Utility

2010-09-15 Thread Kevin Neal
Sent offlist.. -Kevin On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 8:17 PM, Bob Moldashel lakel...@gbcx.net wrote: If you do Jerry that would be great. tnx Jerry Richardson wrote: Ah, I might (very slight chance) have the floppy somewhere in the shop. I'll look. Jerry Richardson Sent Mobile

Re: [WISPA] anyone know this ROHN tower?

2010-02-26 Thread Kevin Neal
http://www.rohnnet.com/rohn-ssv-self-supporting-towers On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 8:59 AM, Kurt Fankhauser k...@wavelinc.com wrote: Does anyone know this ROHN SSV tower? I can't find the thing on ROHN's website anywhere. I can pick one up brand new still unbolted with base bolts and everything

Re: [WISPA] Private fiber deployments

2010-03-02 Thread Kevin Neal
Depending on the speed they want, and if they own the phone lines, what about a mini-dslam and DSL modems? -Kevin On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 11:27 AM, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: I have a situation where a rural housing development (very rural, up in the mountains, far far from town,

Re: [WISPA] WWL Cruise

2010-11-19 Thread Kevin Neal
Cheapest plan (250 minutes) was $0.40 per minute.otherwise you had 100 minute packages at $0.55 per minute or pay as you go $0.75 per minute... -Kevin On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 7:00 AM, Rick Harnish rharn...@wispa.org wrote: Billy, I was on it last year.  Internet access was almost cost

Re: [WISPA] Backend systems

2010-12-02 Thread Kevin Neal
Forgive me if it's changed in newer versions, on version 8 you would go to Reports | Financial | Query-based Accounting Reports, then fill in the start and end dates, select Payments and hit run. It's in there, it's a very common report that we run and it would be nice to have it be one button

Re: [WISPA] Email Accounts

2010-12-15 Thread Kevin Neal
Icewarp here. There are some that don't like it, personally, I haven't had to adjust any server settings for several years. -Kevin On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Our current email server is getting a bit over loaded.  Disk I/O is getting to be an issue on it.  

Re: [WISPA] What is this?

2010-12-16 Thread Kevin Neal
It's a 16 Port KVM IP Switch, you have to buy SIPods that are of the USB or PS/2 variety to hook to your server, then you connect this device with the SIPods and you are able to manage multiple servers from one keyboard/monitor, where this also does KVM over IP you can also install the software on

Re: [WISPA] Time Warner fiber OHIO price per meg

2010-12-16 Thread Kevin Neal
This isn't in Ohio but when we were upgrading our TW fiber in Idaho, the saleswoman said she can't do any special pricing on circuits less than 100M, we are around $20/M now. -Kevin On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 6:25 PM, Kurt Fankhauser li...@wavelinc.com wrote: Really? Guess I shouldn’t complain

Re: [WISPA] A puzzle for your enjoyment...

2011-01-25 Thread Kevin Neal
That's entertaining. I wonder how many this happened to... -Kevin On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:51 PM, Scott Carullo sc...@brevardwireless.comwrote: Whats wrong? No, its not an optical illusion lol Scott Carullo Technical Operations 855-FLSPEED x102

Re: [WISPA] Powercode BMU NX216

2013-11-26 Thread Kevin Neal
If you want to void your warranty you can get a DC power supply like http://www.mini-box.com/M4-ATX-HV?sc=8category=981 that will power the BMU. You'll have to find a way to keep the power supply protected as it won't fit into the case. On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Roger Howard

Re: [WISPA] IPV6 again?!?

2016-11-02 Thread Kevin Neal
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