Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti CPEs - SuperAG

2009-09-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I run the next to latest full release, which is like build 2880 or 1.3.23b of version 3. I still have a few v2 cpe left not upgraded, somewhere in the half dozen range, probably. I have a few running the very latest release, because of it's higher throughput, but it has bugs and have

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [Board] Television Whitespaces Position Paper - Version 2

2006-03-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I don't think any of us are opposed to more efficient, and frankly, it seems that more efficient is coming down the pike. The evolution of data vs spectrum use in terms of efficiency has made quantum leaps in a relatively short period of time. I've discussed this for as long as I've been on

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-12 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES! - - Original Message - From: John

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-15 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
It is not financially feasible for a mainstream WISP, who is attempting to serve all types of internet customers to rely on BA for anything but specialized application., It's just too expensive. North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-16 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
. Check the pricing and see if this can suit your needs before you assume it cannot. Scriv Mark Koskenmaki wrote: It is not financially feasible for a mainstream WISP, who is attempting to serve all types of internet customers to rely on BA for anything but specialized application., It's just

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-17 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
it does not cost much different than what I am choosing to use in the application I am using. I feel I made a good decision. You do not I made a good choice. I think others could benefit from choosing the path I chose. You do not. Let's leave it at that. Scriv Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Mainstream

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-19 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
on cpe costs alone. Brad -Original Message- From: Mark Koskenmaki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, April 15, 2006 2:06 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP It is not financially feasible for a mainstream WISP, who is attempting to serve

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-19 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
!- - Original Message - From: Dylan Oliver To: WISPA General List Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 7:53 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP On 4/19/06, Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [WISPA] UL WiMAX update

2006-04-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Steve, I see a lot of discussion about 3650, but at the moment, it appears either difficult, impossible, or unpredictable, to get licensed for that spectrum. What I've been able to see, is that only 'experimental' deployments can get licensed on that band, and so... only a small amount of

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

2006-05-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 7:48 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Save the Internet (Net Neutrality) While I agree with the basic concept of net neutrality, I wonder what will happen with

[WISPA] Anyone offer service here?

2006-05-10 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
2547 NW Inverness Dr Hillsoboro, OR 97124 If you do, I'll forward your information to the customer. Thanks Mark North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES!

Re: [WISPA] Great data storage site!

2006-05-12 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Again That facility was to become a youth camp for troubled kids a few years ago. I guess they ran out of money or something, and never finished it. Last I knew, it sold for a bit less tahn a million dollars and that was...ohhh, 6-8 years ago. North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061

Re: [WISPA] 3650 equipment

2006-05-24 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Can you blame them? Congress is now considering demanding that ALL ISP's log ALL data to and from thier customers. Seems like a few someones a while back thought that we needed more government involvement in the ISP business. Right now, I think more and more are thinking that thier ONLY chance

Re: [WISPA] What do you think?

2006-05-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
The question is, will backbone providers start prioritizing traffic, or will last mile providers?If it's last mile providers, it's an opportunity for those who aren't those trying to milk the last buck from the customer - opportunity for me. An advantage for me. If backbone providers do

Re: [WISPA] This is HUGE!

2006-05-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
This discussion always fascinates me, as almost my entire market is rural and residential. I have just 3% business customers right now. The entire rest is residential. I have never formally surveyed my customers, less than 10% spend $100 or on internet / phone / data services, but I would say

Re: [WISPA] This is HUGE!

2006-05-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Interesting. My highest priced service level is only $65. I have about 80/20 percent mix $38 / $25 per mo customers. I have only 2 that exceed $40 / mo. This is what my business model was built on. I expect that at 500 customers, I will have a really decent paycheck and pretty solid

Re: [WISPA] Walla Walla

2006-05-31 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I don't serve Walla Walla. Walla Walla has 3 WISP's, DSL and cable. Let me re-phrase, I don't market to Walla Walla at all.My only office connection is downtown, however. I made a residential customer a deal on adding his office. I market to the surrounding areas not served by DSL or

[WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060601/ts_nm/security_internet_usa_dc Why aren't we fighting tooth and nail to stop this kinda stuff? Or, is this issue like certain others, where WISPA founders take contrary positions to the rest of the members and side with big brother and encourage the feds to

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
this will not fall on us! Mac -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Sunday, June 04, 2006 1:19 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this? http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060601/ts_nm

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
, 2006 12:22 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this? I don't know Mark, why don't you go do something about it. George Mark Koskenmaki wrote: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060601/ts_nm/security_internet_usa_dc Why aren't we fighting tooth and nail to stop this kinda stuff

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES! - Mac Dearman -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Sunday, June 04, 2006 12:34 PM

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES! - Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Because Im personna non grata with WISPA and Part

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
will never be faced with this as the majority of us aren't reliable enough to even set this up nor responsible enough to keep up with it reliably for two years. Mac Dearman -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Peter, I'd tend to agree with you... but think about this: How many lawsuits have been filed against people for music swapping, purely on the basis of ISP logs? If I HAD any logs of customer activity ( I do not ) I would disclaim them immediately - by responding that I have no conflidence in the

[WISPA] someone's harvesting this list

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
for addresses and spamming us. (sigh) North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES! - --

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
--- - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, June 04, 2006 2:39 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this? On Sat, 3 Jun 2006, Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Why aren't we fighting tooth and nail to stop

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this?

2006-06-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
y sure we will never be faced with this as the majority of us aren't reliable enough to even set this up nor responsible enough to keep up with it reliably for two years. Mac Dearman -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Sunday,

Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this? 2 diferent issues at hand

2006-06-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, June 04, 2006 9:04 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Why's WISPA silent about this? 2 diferent issues at hand On Sun, 4 Jun 2006, George Rogato wrote: 1) Does the government have a

[WISPA] Does anyone here import from Compex?

2006-06-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I would like to evaluate some of thier products - specifically, some of thier AP / client boards and thier mini-pci radios. It's a bit of a pain to order a few samples of each of what I'm interested in directly from them, though, they will sell them to me. Anyone? North East Oregon Fastnet,

Re: [WISPA] FW: See what's new at DragonWave @ WCA 2006

2006-06-06 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Oh, come on... Lonnie, you speak Canadian-eh? and JohnnyO speaks Cajun-Redneck. As such, everything he reads from you he responds negatively to, and everyhing you read from him appears hostile. Now, I doubt the WISPA board is going to try to intervene in a matter of a Canadian-Eh? speaker and

Re: [WISPA] looking for a device

2006-06-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Not all WRAP boards are discontinued. 233 Mhz versions will continue production for some time yet. North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES!

Re: [WISPA] ALBERTO

2006-06-12 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
the more this happens to you folks down there... the more I thank God I live in the Northwest. North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES!

Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs In Against Net Neutrality

2006-06-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I'd like to point out that it can work the other way, when the telcos and cabelcos demand a premium above the normal price to be able to access all services or have your VOIP phone work at all, or watch live video, or any one of a number of items. IF you think that backbone providers are going to

Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs In Against Net Neutrality

2006-06-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
You guys that post using this incredibly annoying bar at the left... why do you do it? It makes c onversational email impossible... Read on below. comments are prefaced with North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot netsales inquiries to:

Re: [WISPA] Talking Point: Broadband, the phone company, and a lot of money

2006-06-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I'd take whatever this says with a LARGE load of salt. For instance, this paragraph: New franchises? Verizon's FiOS and ATT's Lightspeed are inferior services. We're 16th in broadband because they companies conned the American Public and never delivered. Asia has 100 Mbps services for $40

Re: [WISPA] Talking Point: Broadband Scandal book

2006-06-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 7:41 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Talking Point: Broadband Scandal book Mark Koskenmaki wrote: I'd take whatever this says with a LARGE load of salt

Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs In Against Net Neutrality

2006-06-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Sam Tetherow [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 8:56 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs In Against Net Neutrality Responses inline... - Original Message - *From:* David Sovereen

Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs In Against Net Neutrality

2006-06-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Because you're not involved and you, as a content provider, have NO interest in my network. My customer, however, DOES want his VOIP phone to work, as well as your pages to load. Both can happen with QOS employed, no? Your web page loads no matter what. His VOIP phone

Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs In Against Net Neutrality

2006-06-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
/ argument and there's no right or wrong, only a preference ... but you wanted to know why, so ... peace Rich - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki To: WISPA General List Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 8:17 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs

Re: [WISPA] $100 CPE?

2006-06-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Well... I've already found the sub 100 dollar CPE, I just need to import them. It has Atheros A/B/G capability, protected G mode, variable channel width capability, adjustable ack timing, and assorted otehr features.And yes, that has a replaceable a/b/g mini-pci card, POE capable and all.

Re: [WISPA] $100 CPE?

2006-06-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Just what we need: A 400 mw device, that spews noise across most of the spectrum, coupled to a 12 db 60 degree wide beam antenna. Talk about blasting noise big time. {{ sigh }} North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales

Re: [WISPA] $100 CPE?

2006-06-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
City, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 10:22 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] $100 CPE? Just what we need: A 400 mw device

Re: [WISPA] www.fon.com - a threat to us all? - back to net neutrality

2006-06-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Why don't we as an industry organization start putting net neutrality in clear light. We've got people running around using the net neutrality banner to demand unfiltered P2P use, unlimited data transfers, or that QOS NOT be implemented. I think it would be more constructive if we broke this up

[WISPA] Ok, what DO you want?

2006-06-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Ok, so I found a vendor... Someone who is OEM'ing boards and products that are sold by and reccommended by respected members of this list. Salesman makes the following claims: for capabilities... Support for higher power, and a/b/g atheros mini-pci cards - supports 2.4 and 5 ghz bands. POE,

Re: [WISPA] Ok, what DO you want?

2006-06-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 6:04 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Ok, what DO you want? Is this an all-in-one antenna included, or not? Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Ok, so I found a vendor... Someone who is OEM'ing boards and products that are sold by and reccommended by respected members

Re: [WISPA] War Driving Police

2006-06-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Sometimes it's even neighboring WISP's that come by and check the doors when nobody's around, too :) North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES!

[WISPA] Sample boards from me....

2006-08-07 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
While I was gone to Alaska, my kids killed my PC. Unfortunately, I was just recovering from a hard drive move and had no backup of any kind, and I lost all my contact data, email, notes, etc. So, for those of you wanted sample boards from me They are here. I need your contact information

Re: [WISPA] Taxation to support rural internet service (WAS: SenatorDurbin....)

2006-08-09 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Butch... It's all nice and great to think that a little bit of money can go a long ways to improving rural life... But, we live in the real world, where handouts go to those most adept at grabbing them, not providing what they're supposed to be used for. The money is with the telcos, the lawyers

Re: [WISPA] Taxation to support rural internet service (WAS:SenatorDurbin....)

2006-08-09 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
: Re: [WISPA] Taxation to support rural internet service (WAS:SenatorDurbin) On Wed, 9 Aug 2006, Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Butch... It's all nice and great to think that a little bit of money can go a long ways to improving rural life... Perhaps you didn't read the whole message I posted

[WISPA] Suggestions to reach 80 feet.

2006-08-10 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I'm interested in what people would suggest using to reach 60 to 80 feet above the ground. It needs to hold a sector or two (my holy bird-frying sectors, Batman!), and a 2 foot solid dish and a grid dish. The ground is rocky, and there's 35 to 55 foot trees in all directions. This is to

Re: [WISPA] Marlon at work...

2006-08-19 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
: [WISPA] Marlon at work... Sure looks like he's more than 10ft off the ground with no fall protection... don't let OSHA see that... ;) Also, no hard hat... that alone is a $1,000 fine per incident (been there, done that, have the T-shirt). Travis Microserv Mark

Re: [WISPA] Marlon at work...

2006-08-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
like he's more than 10ft off the ground with no fall protection... don't let OSHA see that... ;) Also, no hard hat... that alone is a $1,000 fine per incident (been there, done that, have the T-shirt). Travis Microserv Mark Koskenmaki wrote: http://neofast.net/users/mark/pics/wp

[WISPA] Sometimes you just need to know you know

2006-08-22 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I did an install up on the mountains today... It's just about a half hour's drive from my workshop, almost an hour's drive from home... Although this is a very remote AP, there ARE a few homes nearby. And one of those had called and we're doing the install. So, we get her IMAC hooked up and

Re: [WISPA] WHY?

2006-08-23 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Why? Because it will severely burden smaller ISP's that lack the network infrastructure to do this. Is WISPA lobbying against this? It will be nearly impossible for most of us in the wireless business to do this, without major restructuring, or a huge expense

Re: [WISPA] WHY?

2006-08-23 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
to keep up with the traffic load and helps us track down customers that are infected, SPAMMING, etc. We simply mirror our main incoming port on our backbone switch to another port, and plug the IpAudit box into that port. Works great. :) Travis Microserv Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Why? Because

Re: [WISPA] Managing CPE in routed network

2006-08-24 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
In my case, all servers are in boxes in the air, on the roof, or otherwise. BGP needs to be in the regular AP version. - Original Message - From: Lonnie Nunweiler [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 11:51 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA]

Re: [WISPA] WHY?

2006-08-24 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Mark Koskenmaki wrote: Why? Because it will severely burden smaller ISP's that lack the network infrastructure to do this. Is WISPA lobbying against this? It will be nearly impossible for most of us in the wireless business to do this, without major restructuring, or a huge expense that we

[WISPA] I need a climber / tower maintainer...

2006-08-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I need someone who will do some reasonably priced tower climbing AND maintain a sadly neglected tower.The guys are not properly tensioned, and haven't been since it was erected some 5 - 7 years ago. I want to put stuff on this tower, but I refuse to be responsible for damage, should

[WISPA] Invictus networks

2006-08-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Has anyone done business with them? Experiences? Mark -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

[WISPA] u.fl pigtails

2006-08-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I'm looking for some u.fl to n female pigtails that are at least 14 - 16 inches long. I need them to be 6 ghz rated or better - very low loss. Anyone? -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] u.fl pigtails

2006-08-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 1:06 PM Subject: [WISPA] u.fl pigtails I'm looking for some u.fl to n female pigtails that are at least 14 - 16 inches long. I need them to be 6 ghz rated

Re: [WISPA] Invictus networks

2006-08-30 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
, 2006 8:52 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Invictus networks Rick Lindahl there goes back for years (about 10 that I know of) as one of the early guys in this business. Patrick -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Tuesday

Re: [WISPA] Battery Backup

2006-09-02 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I run one of my sites from 2 deep cycle batteries, an automatic charger and an inverter.Only trouble I ever had was it got too hot in the enclosure in teh summer and the inverter shut down. I even put in some ventilation and put the inveter in the path of the cool air and it still got too

Re: [WISPA] Portales

2006-09-04 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Portales Probably looking for FREE access... :-) On 9/4/06 1:48 PM, Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What the heck are you doing over there??? +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington

Re: [WISPA] ot? New pc card slot in laptop

2006-09-07 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Just keep the laptop home for nice use... and buy one of these for those site surveys, etc... http://cgi.ebay.com/ITRONIX-IX260-GOBOOK-II-RUGGED-LAPTOP-1-8GHz-512MB-40GB_W0QQitemZ280025331886QQihZ018QQcategoryZ177QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem :) Some older versions, like the IX250, have outdoor viewable

Re: [WISPA] ot? New pc card slot in laptop

2006-09-07 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 10:07 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] ot? New pc card slot in laptop Just keep the laptop home for nice use... and buy one

[WISPA] Maybe someone has suggestions... - Tower work

2006-09-07 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
The FM radio station I'm working out a deal with... Is a non-profit, a religious station that runs on donations. So far, we have 2 prices for doing a standard tower inspection of about a 200 foot tower, and I don't know if this includes tensioning guys, etc. But the price is about $3500. I don't

Re: [WISPA] Maybe someone has suggestions... - Tower work

2006-09-07 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 10:35 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Maybe someone has suggestions... - Tower work The FM radio station I'm working out a deal with... Is a non-profit, a religious station that runs on donations. So far, we

Re: [WISPA] IkarusOS

2006-09-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have played with Ikarus a bit. Observations... Somewhat unstable on the boards I have tried. The management system sucks horribly (java app that hogs your machine) and is somewhat glitchy and unstable, as well. I spent about 2 weeks testing Ikarus on a WP54ag, and the latest beta was the

Re: [WISPA] MiniPCI wireless card recommendation...

2006-09-14 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
After spending a lot of time working with a couple WLM54AG's, I know without a doubt that the main is different for a CM9 and the Compex radio. You can switch to the b port, but as best I can tell, you still have some loss as compared to using the main port. In auto, the difference between the

Re: [WISPA] I need a climber / tower maintainer...

2006-09-18 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I don't know if things have been arranged yet. Are you in the area? +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me at mark at neofast dot net 541-969-8200 Direct commercial inquiries to purchasing at neofast dot net -

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-18 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I get more and more frustrated with these kinds of titles... You'd think there wasn't broadband available. There's broadband available in an amazingly wide area... But you can't force consumers to buy it. This is probably just the first volley of a campaign to gin up a few hundred billion to

[WISPA] A little help with Mikrotik

2006-09-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I use 11b mode for most of my clients. I have 3 routerboard 112's in long distance shots, and I'm sorely disappointed at the performance. Compared to Star-OS, the throughput is down about 40%.Two clients just one house apart, and about 15 miles from the AP show dramatic performance

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
this all up, and you have to wonder why on earth people think the federal government should EVER be considered as being responsible for much of anything in our daily lives. - Peter Mark Koskenmaki wrote: I can't believe that someone would be dumb enough to write this... The biggest problem

Re: [WISPA] A little help with Mikrotik

2006-09-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have customers beyond 20 miles... Last night I installed someone, and couldn't get thier CPE to associate until I called someone and had the distance limit upped to 28 miles on the AP. Anyway, I plotted it in RadioMobile and it's 22.7 miles according to RM. The customer is here behind the

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
fun. Scriv Mark Koskenmaki wrote: - Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 11:19 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition It is a lack of federal policy. Every nation that has

Re: [WISPA] A little help with Mikrotik

2006-09-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
net - Original Message - From: Mac Dearman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 7:57 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] A little help with Mikrotik Mark Koskenmaki: Am I missing something? YES!! No doubt! Is this just a setting

[WISPA] Anyone know where to get these???

2006-09-24 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
http://www.wneweb.com/wireless/wireless_mini-pci.htm I'm interested in the DCMA-82 The MIMO stuff looks interesting too... but I dunno what you gotta do for an antenna array... +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me

Re: [WISPA] Anyone know where to get these???

2006-09-24 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, September 24, 2006 12:19 PM Subject: [WISPA] Anyone know where to get these??? http://www.wneweb.com/wireless/wireless_mini-pci.htm I'm interested in the DCMA-82 The MIMO stuff

Re: [WISPA] Langberg: State tries its hand at telecom regulation

2006-09-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Wow, instead of local monopolies, they now get to be state-wide monopolies... GReat idea... +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me at mark at neofast dot net 541-969-8200 Direct commercial inquiries to purchasing at

Re: [WISPA] 900 MHz Omni-Directional Antennas PRICE!?

2006-09-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I got spam from Tranzeo today informing me of some omni 900's for under 100 bux. +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me at mark at neofast dot net 541-969-8200 Direct commercial inquiries to purchasing at neofast dot

Re: [WISPA] Fw: wifi project

2006-09-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I Noticed they mention Columbia REA. CREA put up huge numbers of Vivato Panels, and have been spewing noise massively all over SW Washington. The last time I saw a reseller's rates, it was appealing to stay on dialup instead. They were charging over $200 for a lower service level than I get

Re: [WISPA] It's Friday...

2006-09-29 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Sam Tetherow [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, September 29, 2006 10:12 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] It's Friday... Of course, the next trouble ticket for this customer is going to go something like Disc attached to

Re: [WISPA] StarOS/WRAP/CM9 Issue

2006-10-15 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I had something vaguely similar happen... The radio would stop passing data. It turned out to be a client at around 10 miles that had set his cpe for G mode and was rapidly bouncing back and forth between G and B and up and down speedwise. Set him to B and no more misbehaving.

Re: [WISPA] For you WISPA list people...

2006-10-17 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
inquiries to purchasing at neofast dot net - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 1:07 PM Subject: [WISPA] For you WISPA list people... Ok, list, this is your lucky day. You get something

Re: [WISPA] more security reading

2006-10-17 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
For small guys like me, the upstream provider usually is actively involved in stemming DOS attacks - and often thier upstream as well.I know that they have been the subject of a couple of DDOS attacks, but yet we managed to stay online with only some spikey latency and poor throughput to show.

Re: [WISPA] Re: Fwd: Tonight: Join SavetheInternet.com on PBS

2006-10-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 11:38 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Re: Fwd: Tonight: Join SavetheInternet.com on PBS This is an issue which needs further study for sure. The sky is not

[WISPA] Cooperative import buying.

2006-10-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
More and more, I have contacts with salemen who want to directly sell me commonly used stuff out of Asia.Pigtails, CM9's, power injectors. SBC's, etc. Often these items are a pain for distributors to sell, and as a result they often mark things like injectors and pigtails up quite a bit.

Re: [WISPA] Cooperative import buying.

2006-10-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
wisp! 64.146.146.12 (net meeting) www.odessaoffice.com/wireless www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 11:43 PM Subject: [WISPA] Cooperative import buying

Re: [WISPA] Cooperative import buying.

2006-10-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
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Re: [WISPA] 60GHz radio trial

2006-10-25 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have a future link that fits that bill perfectly, too. MArk +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East Oregon and South East Washington email me at mark at neofast dot net 541-969-8200 Direct commercial inquiries to purchasing at neofast dot net -

[WISPA] Want to know why I hate the federal government???

2006-10-26 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
A few months back, I got an inquiry from a TV station engineer asking if it would be possible to provide him with an internet connection. Well, I did some quick looking, got ahold of him and we had a tentative agreement that I'd provide him a connection for control and monitoring purposes, and

[WISPA] Not quite the Gremlin, but confusing just the same.

2006-10-28 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have a customer who called me up on Friday, saying he had trouble with his VOIP phone, and that his service was real slow, had been slow for a few weeks. Well,we rebooted his router, and the bridge on his house (he supplied it long ago as he owns it - came from another provider who based the

Re: [WISPA] Rebooting WRAP AP

2006-11-01 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
I have experienced something similar to this taht was NOT a WRAP, and it turned out to be a failing radio card. Thermal failure that occurred at the same temperature, regardless of other conditions. I'd just change the radios... And see if that does it. +++

Re: [WISPA] 1st Solar project

2006-11-07 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Carl, I'll be glad to help, but I need more information. What controller do you have?What amp/hour capacity batteries do you have? The CCA (cranking amps) is not at all relative to the amp/hour capacity. The marine batteries are around 100 to 115 amp/hour at most. It sounds like nowhere

[WISPA] So, ya'll wondered who'd be the first to comment

2006-11-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,227778,00.html You just got a big red bullseye painted on your back. While Im not trying to be partisan... YOU are the main target. Whether it's digging into your pocket for benefits congress wants to give your employees, to just shafting you as hard and

Re: [WISPA] So, ya'll wondered who'd be the first to comment

2006-11-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 9:09 AM Subject: [WISPA] So, ya'll wondered who'd be the first to comment http

Re: [WISPA] So, ya'll wondered who'd be the first to comment

2006-11-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 12:09 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] So, ya'll wondered who'd be the first to comment http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,227778,00.html You just got a big red bullseye painted on your back. While

Re: [WISPA] So, ya'll wondered who'd be the first to comment

2006-11-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
That's an argument best left elsewhere.. But... In my view, you really should vote anyway. Besides, at least in places like here, we had a ton of local stuff, some of which will directly impact me or my customers. +++ neofast.net - fast internet for North East

Re: [WISPA] So, ya'll wondered who'd be the first to comment

2006-11-08 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
Kind of a given, Larry.. What I am hoping for is some good conversations about strategies for dealing with it. Most of us just can't afford to pay a high-priced advisor... Yet the impacts are comparatively MUCH larger for a small business than for those big guys who can hire the lawyers and tax

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