Re: [WISPA] Just what we need.

2008-07-21 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
to support the local loop. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, July 21, 2008 8:54 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Just what we need. Well, not quite. A tarrifed pots line pays for the wire in the ground

Re: [WISPA] Just what we need.

2008-07-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, July 21, 2008 8:10 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Just what we need. Yeah. And out here Century Tel gets $60 to $109 per

Re: [WISPA] A glorious victory

2008-07-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
lol coolness marlon - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 3:26 PM Subject: [WISPA] A glorious victory Just got back from a county commission meeting. We appealed conditions placed on a

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Input Needed - Average number of CPE per WISP ?

2008-07-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
It's not possible to know that for sure. But if I had to guess I'd have to say 500 to 1000 these days. But there are getting to be a LOT of wisps with 1000+++ subs these days. I remember reading about one that's 25k subs. I think that a more important number would be the number of homes

Re: [WISPA] Input Needed - Average number of CPE per WISP ?

2008-07-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
We have an official definition of a wisp. It was part of what we had to define in order for a person/company to be a principal member. marlon - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 9:35 AM Subject: Re:

Re: [WISPA] Input Needed - Average number of CPE per WISP ?

2008-07-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Input Needed - Average number of CPE per WISP ? Marlon K. Schafer wrote: We have an official definition of a wisp. It was part of what we had to define in order for a person/company to be a principal member. Without knowing what Jack's up to, I imagine the more

Re: [WISPA] Direct TV interference from 802.11b client?

2008-07-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I've seen that happen. Move your gear at least 6' from the dish and it should go away. I never mount closer than 6, preferably 10, feet from them anymore. Crappy receivers I think. Poor oob filtering. marlon - Original Message - From: rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] [WISP] I told you guys

2008-07-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Nice job on the inclusion on that page Mike. marlon - Original Message - From: Bullit To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] 2.4/4.9/5.x GHz spectum analysis in Seattle

2008-07-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Norm, your phone is ringing! marlon - Original Message - From: Rogelio [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 11:51 PM Subject: [WISPA] 2.4/4.9/5.x GHz spectum analysis in Seattle Does anyone have any contacts in the Seattle area that

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] Proxim

2008-07-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Uuuhh - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 8:19 AM Subject: [WISPA] Fw: [Motorola II] Proxim Anyone got any old 2.4 Proxim or Western Mux T1 radios they want to part with. We are in a bit of a pickle due

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Freespace Systems Introduces the first1, 000mW High Performance 802.11b/g Radio

2008-07-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Um, in the USA the MAX unlicensed radio output is 30 dB. 1 watt. Not two. Do NOT use a 2 watt radio. marlon - Original Message - From: John Valenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 8:36 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members]

Re: [WISPA] Weird signal levels

2008-07-27 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I've seen both things happen. marlon - Original Message - From: Mark McElvy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Mikrotik discussions [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, July 26, 2008 12:15 PM Subject: [WISPA] Weird signal levels We had

Re: [WISPA] More FCC News - Net Neutrality

2008-07-27 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
We have one very large customer that uses 60 gig per month. They pay the same price for that that they would for a t-1 in this area. $350 per month. marlon - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008

Re: [WISPA] OT: Property taxes

2008-07-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Yeah, it's that way here. I don't know about the representation thing. Seems like trying to keep track of people that don't even live there would be more work than it would be worth. Also, it would sure suck to live in a town that say, China, decided to buy up. Then someone else would be

[WISPA] remove

2008-07-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Please remove me from this list. Thanks marlon - Original Message - From: Charles Wu [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 2:59 PM Subject: [WISPA] WiNOG September 29-30 Conference - Venue Question - pleasevote WiNOG Chicago –

Re: [WISPA] Interesting Link...

2008-07-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
This is the most important part of the article. Sure, almost 20 percent of those who use dial-up apparently wouldn't choose broadband even if it was offered Sure, almost 20 percent of those who use dial-up apparently wouldn't choose broadband even if it was offered I'd say that that's

[WISPA] oops

2008-07-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Ug, not THIS list. Sorry marlon - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 8:35 PM Subject: [WISPA] remove Please remove me from this list. Thanks marlon - Original Message - From

Re: [WISPA] Anyone Willing to Speak? Deadline is Sat.

2008-07-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I think that there should probably be a few more speakers. The ones listed are good, but it takes a variety to get people to come back. No one's gonna spend the money that ISPCon costs just to hear the same things over again. marlon - Original Message - From: George [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] Fw: Hardware capture platforms

2008-07-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
WISPA worked closely with OpenCALEA writers when we developed our CALEA standard. There are two standards. v1 will sunset early next year (it has some NAT provisions). I suggest you start with v2. The standard is free and open to the public. We're still working on it, but there will soon

Re: [WISPA] [WISP] Court Injunction

2008-08-04 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
First and foremost, talk to him. If you have, what's he said when you explained what his actions are doing to you? marlon - Original Message - From: Jerry Richardson To: WISPA General List ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; Motorola Canopy User Group Sent: Monday, August 04, 2008 12:44 PM

Re: [WISPA] For those that didn't see it....

2008-08-04 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
solution. Is that something you've thought about? I just started with 2.4 gear last year (StarOS), so I've generally been using cloaking from the beginning. I think it has helped me get by, even with all my newbie mistakes. -John On August 1, at 12:07 PM August 1, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982

[WISPA] Fw: [TowerTalk] Fw: BIG TOWER SALE

2008-08-06 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Anyone need a tower? marlon - Original Message - From: Joe Rudi [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 10:53 AM Subject: [TowerTalk] Fw: BIG TOWER SALE I am down sizing at my new location and now have over 500 feet of well

Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments?

2008-08-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
We're just getting started with it. We're going mostly with (keeping another company or two in mind if things don't work out for us) Netsapians. So far they've been good to work with and they have a product that I think I can sell. I still think, in the end, voip will be about as big as muni

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

2008-08-11 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
It's all about grant money Kurt. Somehow, once we actually start fixing these problems they start to forget that we're out there. Wanna have some fun? Call the governor's office and relate these things/stories and see what they have to say. grin marlon - Original Message - From:

Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hey Joe, What happened when you went before the city council and lined out the fee's vs. your expected income? Is there possibly a DSL or cable competitor already there that didn't want any competition etc.? laters, marlon - Original Message - From: Joe Fiero [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

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

2008-08-12 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
to collect it. He says he knows Marlon, Patrick and a few others. I've got the forms from him, but never filled them out, didn't give me a good vibe. -- Original Message -- From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 19:08:20 -0700

[WISPA] Fw: Hutton Communications Expo, Phoenix! REMINDER

2008-08-12 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I'm trying to decide if I want to go to this. Anyone else planning on being there? marlon - Original Message - From: Hutton Marketing Team To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 8:35 AM Subject: Hutton Communications Expo, Phoenix! REMINDER

Re: [WISPA] Newton, IL wireless broadband

2008-08-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Can anyone help a stranded motorist? thanks, marlon - Original Message - From: Wellman, Garry To: Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 6:57 AM Subject: Newton, IL wireless broadband Marlon, Could you send this to one of your

Re: [WISPA] Legal channels in 5.5GHz

2008-08-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_04/47cfr15_04.html I'm not sure where the 5.4 gig stuff is at. ISM is around 15.247. Not sure where UNII is (5.1, 5.3 and 5.7 gig). marlon - Original Message - From: Jason Hensley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Newton, IL wireless broadband

2008-08-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Lets try this in plain text. marlon - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer To: Wellman, Garry Cc: WISPA General List ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 9:39 PM Subject: Re: Newton, IL wireless broadband Can anyone help a stranded motorist? thanks, marlon

[WISPA] Anyone service Pasco Wa.?

2008-08-14 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
We're at 2731 Birch Rd., Pasco. Customer is at Contact Dale at [EMAIL PROTECTED] He's on Sat. but would love to go wireless. Laters, marlon WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Anyone service Pasco Wa.?

2008-08-19 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: 2008-08-14 08:31 To: WISPA General List Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [WISPA] Anyone service Pasco Wa.? We're at 2731 Birch Rd., Pasco. Customer is at Contact Dale at [EMAIL PROTECTED] He's on Sat. but would love to go wireless. Laters, marlon

Re: [WISPA] Cat5e modular plugs

2008-08-19 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Nothing I've ever seen beats the RJ45ez connectors and crimper. Not having to deal with the length of the strip is way cool. I never screw up connectors anymore. marlon - Original Message - From: Brian Rohrbacher To: WISPA General List Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 4:41 PM

Re: [WISPA] does water ruin antennas?

2008-08-19 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Antennas a cheap these days. When in doubt, toss it out. I replace everything, radio included, all of the time now. Started doing that a couple of years ago, man has my life gotten better and my work load lighter! marlon - Original Message - From: Brian Rohrbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] does water ruin antennas?

2008-08-20 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Yeah, use wireless! OK, other than that, there is a device that basically drills a horizontal hole in the ground. Or it'll push conduit through the ground. Out here it's called pushing a line. Not sure what the real term is for the device that does the drilling/pushing. laters, marlon

[WISPA] CPE radios

2008-08-20 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi All, I really like my Tranzeo CPQ radios. But we're seeing a LOT of power supply failures (and they are too cheap to even warranty, we just buy new ones). Sometimes they don't fully fail either, they go low or something, the injector lights up like it should but the radio just won't work

Re: [WISPA] Cat5e modular plugs

2008-08-20 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
the proprietary Crimper? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:59 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Cat5e modular plugs

Re: [WISPA] CPE radios

2008-08-20 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Hi All, I really like my Tranzeo CPQ radios. But we're seeing a LOT of power supply failures (and they are too cheap to even warranty, we just buy new ones). Sometimes they don't fully fail either, they go low

[WISPA] Fw: [TowerTalk] Free 180 foot tower

2008-08-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
fyi marlon - Original Message - From: Art Linda Hubert [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2008 5:05 PM Subject: [TowerTalk] Free 180 foot tower For those DXers who live near Northeast MD, there is a free 180 foot guyed tower listed

[WISPA] Fw: [WISP] Emergency FCC Information - Florida DIsaster Area

2008-08-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
For anyone in Florida... marlon - Original Message - From: Bullit To: Sent: Friday, August 22, 2008 10:42 AM Subject: [WISP] Emergency FCC Information - Florida DIsaster Area Disaster data collection has been activated for Tropical Storm Fay. The Federal Communications Commission

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-08-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
YES But with me it's only dropping the Tranzeo CPQ client radios. Sure wish we'd get a fix for this. I reported it many months ago. New software versions haven't fixed it. Some even make it worse. sigh marlon - Original Message - From: Kurt Fankhauser [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISP] Emergency FCC Information -FloridaDIsasterArea

2008-08-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
: Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISP] Emergency FCC Information - Florida DIsasterArea Do you really think the FCC has specified P-15 to the be the official conduit for status reports? - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent

Re: [WISPA] feedback request

2008-08-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
OK, you guys that make your boxes so nice and pretty What do you do when the equipment you put in no longer works and the replacement is much different? I've started with nice enclosures only to have them turn to crap in a couple of years. marlon - Original Message - From: Rick

Re: [WISPA] feedback request

2008-08-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
- Original Message - From: Tracy Tippett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 4:36 PM Subject: [WISPA] feedback request Ladies Gentlemen, I am looking for some feedback. How many POE devices are you typically locating at a single location? I

Re: [WISPA] feedback request

2008-08-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
. shrug. marlon Best, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 10:22 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] feedback request OK, you guys that make your boxes so nice

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo 6000 Series Radios

2008-08-31 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
One NOTE The 6000 radios that I have lock up far too often. I'm pulling them ALL out of service. So far the 6600s are working well though. marlon - Original Message - From: D. Ryan Spott [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008

Re: [WISPA] Gustav 13 in 22 hours

2008-09-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Mac, You spend far too much time gardening! lol On the bright side you'll not have to water or mow the lawn for a long while. grin marlon - Original Message - From: Mac Dearman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 7:21 AM

Re: [WISPA] Preventing backwards router problems

2008-09-04 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
do NOT use dhcp on your public network Some of the fancier AP's will block dhcp in one direction but not the other. Naturally, you'll normally want to set your ap's so that they prevent client to client communications. marlon - Original Message - From: Andrew Niemantsverdriet

[WISPA] OT, roof rack

2008-09-07 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi All, I just got a new install rig. Anyone have any suggestions for replacing the flimsy roof rack cross members that come with a 2004 GMC Envoy? Thank, marlon WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack

2008-09-07 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
, September 07, 2008 9:33 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack On Sun, 7 Sep 2008, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: I just got a new install rig. Anyone have any suggestions for replacing the flimsy roof rack cross members that come with a 2004 GMC Envoy? It'd take about 2 years to do it, but if you

Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack

2008-09-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2008 11:19 PM To: WISPA General List Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [WISPA] OT, roof rack Hi All, I just got a new install rig. Anyone have any suggestions for replacing the flimsy roof rack cross members that come with a 2004 GMC Envoy

Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack

2008-09-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2008 9:33 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack On Sun, 7 Sep 2008, Marlon K. Schafer wrote: I just got a new install rig. Anyone have any suggestions for replacing the flimsy roof rack cross members that come with a 2004 GMC Envoy? It'd take

Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack

2008-09-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack Wow -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 4:28 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT, roof rack H, I think this one has the best

Re: [WISPA] frequency converters

2008-09-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Noise! Cost. marlon - Original Message - From: RickG [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 7:49 PM Subject: [WISPA] frequency converters Whats the downside to using frequency converters? -RickG

Re: [WISPA] Thieves Steal Tower

2008-09-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
All the more reason to make sure that you have a wisp on your unused tower! Customers would have called us within 30 seconds of an outage :-). marlon - Original Message - From: 3-dB Networks [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Motorola Canopy User Group' [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'WISPA General List'

[WISPA] Fw: [WISP] Hurricane Ike Support Needed

2008-09-12 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
FYI folks marlon - Original Message - From: Bullit To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, September 12, 2008 3:38 AM Subject: [WISP] Hurricane Ike Support Needed

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-09-17 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
So far I'm only seeing Tranzeo. Not sure about linksys as I have only a few out there. And it's never smartbridges or cpe 200 units. Always, only cpq radios. Doesn't matter if either end or both ends are b or g mode. They all drop at the same time. marlon - Original Message -

Re: [WISPA] WISP Training

2008-09-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
ISPCon (www.ispcon.com). And join WISPA. Spend time on these lists. You may want to hire a consultant to help you get started. I think that the choice of a consultant or not is an ecconomic one. I told my customers that the average consultant is going to cost roughly $3000 to $4000 by the

Re: [WISPA] Looking for webcam/security software

2008-09-28 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Inscape data has some nice cameras for this. They do NOT need a computer to do it. They have email ability built in. Or you could use the recording computer at a remote location. Touch base with EC/Hutton to get the cam. marlon - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Looking for webcam/security software

2008-09-29 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Sunday, September 28, 2008 10:58 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Looking for webcam/security software Inscape data has some nice cameras for this. They do NOT need a computer to do it. They have email ability built in. Or you could use

Re: [WISPA] Insurance

2008-09-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I didn't see this earlier. I'd love to be in on that call if it's still an option! I've spent a lot of time training my insurance agent. He's done a good job for me so far. But who knows what'll happen next marlon - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] Bad radio?

2008-10-01 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
First, read this: http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com/netsysm/article.php/3765946 It might sound strange but sometimes RSSI can be effected by interference. It's important to run the calcs on what you're running. I have a nice spread sheet if you need a calculator. I really really miss

[WISPA] deliberant/ligowave

2008-10-06 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi All, I just installed my first radio from these guys. (Anyone know if it's the same company) I'm tossing out my very first thoughts as I'm still at the customer's location, this is as raw as it'll get. First thing I noticed was a box that said Deliberant and a radio that said

[WISPA] Taikan radios

2008-10-08 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi All, I just installed a unit from this company. They are out of Kansas. The unit ships with 50' of cat 5 attached. I don't think we need that, but I'll admit it was nice to avoid weather sealing etc. The mount isn't the greatest, it's just a zip tie or a hose clamp. Easy but non

[WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-08 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Just had a dilup customer quit. She went to DSL. $14.95 for internet and $14.95 for phone line. $29.90 for both! This was NOT an introductory rate. Good for life. She called to double check that after we warned her. Depending on who you listen to Century Tel gets $60 to $109 per month in

Re: [WISPA] [Tranzeo] New Update - Tranzeo/Mtik disconnectissueOct7th, 2008

2008-10-08 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
On mine it's the Atheros chip. xr2 is what I think I'm running. marlon - Original Message - From: Scottie Arnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 5:45 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] [Tranzeo] New Update -

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
USF!!! - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 8:29 PM Subject: [WISPA] gotta love USF Just had a dilup customer quit. She went to DSL. $14.95 for internet and $14.95

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-09 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Just because the government will pay for it in no way makes it a good idea :-). Chuck is good at working the system as it exists for his industry. I can't fault him (too much) for that. I wish I were in a similar situation. My frustration isn't that USF exists as much as it is that USF is

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Yikes! No fun. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2008 10:22 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF I'll put it this way, at one telco I know, a disgruntled accountant called the State

Re: [WISPA] gotta love USF!!!!

2008-10-10 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
... the government pays... the government pays for USF??? No, it is industry supported. 100% of the revenue comes from telecommunications companies and is returned to telecommunications companies. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] OT Network Question

2008-10-12 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Um, we need more info than that Bob. What are you wondering about? - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2008 10:51 AM Subject: [WISPA] OT Network Question I am not a net guy so here is probably a quick easy

Re: [WISPA] referral programs

2008-10-13 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
We give one free month for each referral. The customers love it. I tell them that they get 1 free month for each referral, up to 12 per year. Anything over that and I'll put them on the payroll. grin They love it. A few give us more than 3 or 4 per year, but most do not. We've had this

Re: [WISPA] NOGO's

2008-10-14 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Same for us. marlon - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; WISPA General List Sent: Monday, October 13, 2008 8:58 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] NOGO's We only make 1 visit, and that's with the installer ready to install. When the customer calls, we

Re: [WISPA] old utility poles

2008-10-14 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Climb? I bought a bucket truck so that I'd never have to do that again. (ex linesman here) marlon - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 8:11 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] old utility poles We

Re: [WISPA] old utility poles

2008-10-14 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Subject: Re: [WISPA] old utility poles Depending on what the equipment is hose clamps work well too (just get some monster ones to go around the pole) Daniel White 3-dB Networks -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent

Re: [WISPA] old utility poles

2008-10-14 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
We have a few pole mounted systems. Have a good electrical contractor install them and they'll know how to set the poles. As for mounting, I usually use sat dish mounts. laters, marlon - Original Message - From: Patrick Nix Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] old utility poles

2008-10-15 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:37 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] old utility poles I still have my hooks and belt. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 10:10 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] old utility

Re: [WISPA] old utility poles

2008-10-15 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
in my life. A nice new fairly soft pole is not too bad. I probably have not climbed a pole in the last 7-8 years. Only burned one, about 25-30 years ago. Was showing off for a girl. - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless

Re: [WISPA] Spammers or not?

2008-10-21 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Spam is different from UCE (unsolicited email). But I don't normally buy from companies that send me junk mail. On the other hand, how do they get ahold of any of us these days? Tough call sometimes. Of course, they can always PAY for ads on wispa's lists. malron - Original Message -

Re: [WISPA] rebooters

2008-10-21 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I think I've lost one of them over the years. marlon - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2008 6:49 AM Subject: [WISPA] rebooters Hi, We have now had two of our Digital

Re: [WISPA] Spammers or not?

2008-10-23 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
to verify your unsubscription and you have to return the e-mail or click on a link. Double opt-out?!?!?! I just blocked his whole domain in our spam filter for the entire network. On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:50 AM, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Spam is different from UCE

Re: [WISPA] RTS/CTS

2008-10-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Allan Marsallis got really good with RTS/CTS. He tried to teach me but I never did really catch on. I do know that you have to set ALL client radios the same way for it to work right. As I recall, it can make a huge difference on a highly loaded network though. marlon - Original

[WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade

2008-10-24 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi All, As a member of the FCC committee and a long term DC participant (first went there as a WISP in 2001 or 2002) I feel I have to point out some critical flaws in our proposals. I said much of this at the committee level but to no avail. First, let me say this though. The filing is

Re: [WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade

2008-10-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
to file saying Yup, I agree with WISPA until Marlons comments. Now I want to know what others think. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday

Re: [WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade

2008-10-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
will discuss), and point out a couple of things you missed: Marlon K. Schafer wrote: I have MAJOR problems with the stance on adjacent channels. We give up 3 for 1 every time a TV channel, or microphone etc. fires up in our area. The proposal indicates that we give up the channel, plus the adjacent

Re: [WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade

2008-10-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
To keep things simple, I'll speak to analog channels. Channels 2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 26, 32, 44, and 50 are the major Chicago stations. If I try to use channel 9 around here with sensing, I deserve to get kicked out. Sensing should allow me to be closer to Davenport, IA's channel 6 based on

Re: [WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade

2008-10-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 10:58 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade I'm going to ignore the first part of your email (since I'm sure others will discuss), and point out a couple of things you missed: Marlon K

[WISPA] Whitespaces filing

2008-10-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
, if properly implemented would strongly protect the current licensed users as well as encourage tremendous new opportunities. And, by using ATPC and time sharing we'd also protect any new networks from predatory products. Thank you for your consideration, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 988-0260 cell Owner

[WISPA] Installer death in Wa. state

2008-10-25 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi All, This is from a town only a couple of hours from me. Please be careful out there!! Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 06:35:19 -0700 Although not a friend of mine, certainly in a small town like ours you know most everyone and he worked for one of my

Re: [WISPA] Whitespaces filing

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Whitespaces devices should not need to rely on circles on a map as these never quite reflect the reality of coverage. Hills, buildings, noise levels etc. never show up. I know, we use that method for some of our marketing. It's a good estimate, but signal checks are still the only really

Re: [WISPA] How much spectrum will we get with whitespaces?

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
That's great work Brian! Very cool stuff. To me, that helps to illustrate why adjacent channels are going to be so important to so many markets. Laters, marlon - Original Message - From: Brian Webster [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, October 25,

Re: [WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
- Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2008 7:21 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Raining on the whitespaces parade There is no channel one. ;-) To do a little more homework... Oh good grief. It's just

Re: [WISPA] Whitespaces filing

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Webster www.wirelessmapping.com http://www.wirelessmapping.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Saturday, October 25, 2008 1:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Whitespaces filing Hi All, Here is my

[WISPA] Whitespaces take two

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
sharing we'd also protect any new networks from predatory products. Thank you for your concideration, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 988-0260 cell Owner, Odessa Office Equipment Founding board member, WISPA FCC Committee member, WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Whitespaces filing

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
- Original Message - From: Forrest W Christian [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2008 2:31 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Whitespaces filing Marlon K. Schafer wrote: These data points would include geographic coordinates, antenna beam

Re: [WISPA] ****Plea for TV Whitespaces Comments!****

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
They don't get posted until they are reviewed. That can take a day or two. I assume that with the volume of what's been done lately it could take much longer. Unless they were filed under something else? Jack? marlon - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] ****Plea for TV Whitespaces Comments!****

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Wow. Have I really been working on this for over 4 years now? Amazing. marlon - Original Message - From: Rick Harnish [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2008 6:09 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Plea for TV Whitespaces Comments!

Re: [WISPA] Tool to find out if you might have white spaces spectrumavailable in your area.

2008-10-26 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
That's cool Brian. Is there a way to make the contours transparent? I'd like to be able to see through them. marlon - Original Message - From: Brian Webster [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA List wireless@wispa.org Cc: Stephen Coran [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2008 7:28 PM

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Press Release

2008-10-27 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
That looks great guys! thanks, marlon - Original Message - From: Rick Harnish To: 'WISPA General List' ; 'Principal WISPA Member List' ; [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; 'Motorola Canopy User Group' Sent: Monday, October 27, 2008 5:50 AM Subject: [WISPA Members] Press Release WISPA

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Please Welcome New Associate Member - Paul Watkinsof My Business Genie

2008-10-27 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
Hi Paul, Welcome aboard. How would I benefit from using your company? At first glance we don't do those things. I must have missed something. thanks, marlon - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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