Re: [WISPA] Un- licensed WIMAX?

2006-04-03 Thread Pete Davis
I thought Alvarion was Wimax, or wimax-able, or wimax compatible, or software-flashable to wimax. Wimax-ilicious, or something. pd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: George From what we have seen most of the unlicensed WIMAX will come into its own in the first half of 2007. The limitation for low cost

Re: [WISPA] CPE Cost Ideas Needed

2006-04-06 Thread Pete Davis
outsource the installation ($125 to contractor), and I put it in myself, and collect the $150 setup + 1st month service and put in a $120 CPE. Pete Davis NoDial.net Joshua M. Andrews wrote: I'm about to get my first WISP up and running but the major factor that's holding me back is the initial cost

Re: [WISPA] Re: CPE Cost Ideas Needed

2006-04-07 Thread Pete Davis
Joshua M. Andrews wrote: Cliff: Thank you for the information. The areas of DSL are very spotty and cable is very inexpensive and unreliable. Many people are upset at both situations. DSL is offered for about $30 per month with purchase of a DSL modem at around $50 or so and a 1 year

Re: [WISPA] Re: CPE Cost Ideas Needed

2006-04-07 Thread Pete Davis
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Pete Davis Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 6:50 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Re: CPE Cost Ideas Needed Joshua M. Andrews wrote: Cliff: Thank you for the information. The areas of DSL are very spotty and cable is very inexpensive

Re: [WISPA] OT Backup Program

2006-04-07 Thread Pete Davis
http://www.handybackup.com/ Cheap. $30 to $55 depending on plugins needed. Free trial available. Easy to use. Drop/Drag/Schedule Flexible. Will back up to CDRW, network shares, second hard drives, FTP shares, whatever. Brian Rohrbacher wrote: I have a sub with an external hard drive but he

Re: [WISPA] Re: CPE Cost Ideas Needed

2006-04-08 Thread Pete Davis
I have been told that the new WR CCU is POE-able. I don't know about Trango either. pd chris cooper wrote: WR. Ive never used the Trango 900 Mhz. WR needs a POE CCU. Not sure if Trango has that option or not. c -Original Message- *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Big trouble with my first AP...

2006-04-08 Thread Pete Davis
Since the original post listed using CM9's, its possible that Antenna A/Antenna B selection is incorrect. Pete Davis NoDial.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is it possible the u.fl connectors have come loose? I have had a few issues w/ the u.fl connection coming slightly loose during

Re: [WISPA] [Fwd: Illinois' broadband gap squeezes small business from Crain's]

2006-04-18 Thread Pete Davis
He must share a t1 with 12 other tenants and its barely faster than dialup? If I had to buy a t1 for every 12 broadband subscribers, I would go broke! Someone needs to manage that t1 or clean viruses on 13 computers, or something.. pd John Scrivner wrote: Can someone in the Chicago area

Re: [WISPA] FTP testing

2006-05-12 Thread Pete Davis
http://www.internetfrog.com has a high capacity upload and download speed test. pd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just setup a 100MB fiber connection, but our connection to the internet seems limited on the outbound… does anybody have a remote ssh account or interested in downloading from our FTP

Re: [WISPA] This is HUGE!

2006-05-30 Thread Pete Davis
. 1: Time is money, so don't waste time or money. 2. Don't cut corners. 3. Don't piss off the customers. Pete Davis NoDial.net Travis Johnson wrote: Tom, There is no such thing as average profit per sub after ROI period. Let me give an example: I lease all my CPE

Re: [WISPA] This is HUGE!

2006-05-31 Thread Pete Davis
Pete Davis wrote: Here is an example of a ROI period ending. I put in a $500/mo T1 and rent a $100/mo tower space. My fixed costs are $600/mo I put in a $1000 AP and router, and buy 100 $200 CPE. I am now $21000 in the hole. Each customer is paying me $50/mo. ($5000/mo total) My ROI is 5

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

2006-06-04 Thread Pete Davis
. Either way, putting it off to the local ISP to keep records seems far fetched. Pete Davis NoDial.net Mac Dearman wrote: You have enough clients that it would bankrupt you to build a server to log your HTTP SMTP traffic? I don't think it would be that difficult or expensive, but agree

Re: [WISPA] Wyoming locations that need service

2006-06-19 Thread Pete Davis
The only Wisp I ever heard of in Wyoming is Brett Glass, and the only place I see his posts are on isp-wireless list. I have no idea about Wyoming geography. pd Matt Larsen - Lists wrote: Shot in the dark, but if there are any providers out there that can hit these places, I am a customer

[WISPA] Net Neutrality article by Robert X. Cringely

2006-06-26 Thread Pete Davis
Sorry for the cross-post. Having not really been following the whole Neutrality Debate, this clarified some stuff for me. I hope you enjoy it. Copied from: http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20060622.html June 22, 2006 Net Neutered: Why don't they tell us ending Net Neutrality might kill

Re: [WISPA] Net Neutrality article by Robert X. Cringely

2006-06-26 Thread Pete Davis
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Pete Davis Sent: Monday, June 26, 2006 6:54 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; isp-wireless@isp-wireless.com; WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Net Neutrality article by Robert X. Cringely Sorry for the cross-post. Having not really been following

Re: [WISPA] Suggestions to reach 80 feet.

2006-08-10 Thread Pete Davis
at every guy ring. Its holding up a 19 basket grid antenna and a 17db pacwireless sector. We have enough customers on it to justify a real rohn25 tower on the ground now. Pete Davis NoDial.net. Mark Koskenmaki wrote: I'm interested in what people would suggest using to reach 60 to 80 feet above

Re: [WISPA] Outsourced installations

2006-09-22 Thread Pete Davis
charge whatever he wants, and keep it, and put in as many custom cable runs and terminations as they can sell. We just start picking up the monthly billing. Those are good relationships to have. Pete Davis NoDial.net chris cooper wrote: Im sure this has been covered before

Re: [WISPA] Outsourced installations

2006-09-23 Thread Pete Davis
but this method has been in place for years and works very well. The employees love it and the unions hate it. It insures that the new guy in training gets up to speed in a reasonable time or washes out. The guy who has been there for 10 years can handle 10 $4 units/hr can make decent money. Pete Davis

Re: [WISPA] Outsourced installations

2006-09-25 Thread Pete Davis
.      Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband     - Original Message - From: Pete Davis To: WISPA General List Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2006 9:10 AM Subject

Re: [WISPA] Source for satellite masts

2006-09-26 Thread Pete Davis
We have a friend who is an installer for Dish and Directv. Over half of his installs don't require the new arm that ships (existing mast, pole mount, or whatever), so every few weeks he brings us a couple of boxes of them. Before, he was tossing them. I would find an installer and offer to

Re: [WISPA] Re: Outsourced installations (KyWiFi LLC)

2006-10-09 Thread Pete Davis
I can't see charging for a failed site survey, but we do turn down customers that we know that we cannot reach. If we fail 3 customers on Pebble Ridge Drive, then customer numbers 4 and 5 probably won't get a truck roll, but the HOA in the area might get a call to see if we can put in an AP on

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

2006-10-19 Thread Pete Davis
, or whatever. Pete Davis NoDial.net Sam Tetherow wrote: The cell phone analogy is a bit off target though, unless you want to charge the recipient of the cell call. The peering wars pretty much died in 95 when the fledgling internet business wouldn't tolerate it then. I highly doubt that it would put

Re: [WISPA] FREE OSS and Billing Software for WiSPS

2006-10-31 Thread Pete Davis
I like this statement from the DBOSS manual: Automated assignment of static IP to customer's PCs and gateways Some network applications or services require the assignment of a static IP address. Voice Over IP (VOIP) is probably the most notable of such. Normally, the assignment of a static IP

Re: [WISPA] Friday Fun. Worlds most expensive gate chain

2006-11-03 Thread Pete Davis
I see these on gates, especially where there are oilfields on the site, and several companies need access. Never seen a whole chain made from locks, though. Funny. pd Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: One of my tower sites has this chain on the main gate. It's always fun to remember

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread Pete Davis
I know a nearby WISP that gives his customers IP space and his CPE space on the same last 3 octets. Makes figuring out who's CPE belongs to who's equipmnent much easier: For example: Customer addr = 64.123.105.33, CPE addr: 10.123.105.33 We keep out CPE private, and customer addr public, but

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread Pete Davis
tell all of the callers that it will be back up by 4:00p, and my phone doesn't ring. This concept has been working actually rather well. Pete Davis NoDial.net George Rogato wrote: Not applicable, I've been the on-call guy for three and a half years straight. :) David Smith MVN.net

Re: [WISPA] Lighting up hotels

2006-11-18 Thread Pete Davis
I am not sure what difference the marketing perspective would make for B or G. If a laptop of a hotel guest is G, it will certainly work on a B network. You can, market it as 802.11G compatible I guess. From a technical standpoint, unless the hotel guests need to share more than 6Mbps or so,

Re: [WISPA] Bet they didn't plan this.. LOL

2006-11-27 Thread Pete Davis
What I have seen is that if you ping google.com, your results will vary based on your DNS server. The results (especially the order) seem to vary slightly between 72.14.203.104 (www.google.com) [returns yahoo.com] 64.233.167.99 (www.google.com) [www returns w3.org] and 72.14.203.99

Re: [WISPA] HIPAA Problem Gets Worse

2006-12-01 Thread Pete Davis
by an independent security agency, and while they did find some problems with insecure user passwords, the wireless lan was found to be fully HIPPA safe. Doctors use the wireless on their laptops to do their thing in the hospital, and it all seems to work fine. Pete Davis NoDial.net John Scrivner

Re: [WISPA] ot, private chat

2006-12-19 Thread Pete Davis
and authentication, and only uses the 5.x.x.x subnet for VPN'ing. Pete Davis NoDial.net Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: Hi All, A few years back, there was a program called Blab-it. It was a private chat system. I have a couple of corporate customers that are interested in a Yahoo or MSN

Re: [WISPA] Email a Critical Service? was: A wisp who went a little too far.......

2006-12-19 Thread Pete Davis
Okay, lets say that the pay-per-email program costs $0.02 to send a message. $0.01 goes to the domain registration owner of the receiving domain, and $0.01 goes to the recipient. That 100,000,000 Spam messages that my Barracuda blocked would be worth $1M, if I had let them go through in that

Re: [WISPA] Cool ideas for RouterOS....

2006-12-30 Thread Pete Davis
be awesome. If I could sort by comment, then finding smith, bob then finding smith, bob - bridge to see if either/both have an active lease would be MUCH easier, and make life much better for my staff. Pete Davis NoDial.net Butch Evans wrote: I'd like to throw this out for the weekend. I want

Re: [WISPA] Cool ideas for RouterOS....

2006-12-30 Thread Pete Davis
. Yeah, nice idea. Kind of like a IEAK for RouterOS. (Internet Explorer Administration Kit allows for ISP or Corporate browser customization for Internet Explorer deployment). It would almost have to be an offline/offsite configuration building/editing utility to do all of that. Pete Davis

Re: [WISPA] recommendation for Client POE integrated radio for 802.11b/g

2006-12-31 Thread Pete Davis
The legality and ethics of using an open access point is questionable, but there is a liability issue as well. In most of the areas that I cover with my network, there is a strong signal with SSID of NoDial. Connecting to this will get you a DHCP address even, without a WEP or other encryption

Re: [WISPA] recommendation for Client POE integrated radio for 802.11b/g

2006-12-31 Thread Pete Davis
don't do that, but I am sure that people have done that for years. I have never even heard of anyone getting in trouble for it. (war driving or grape sampling). I suppose that if you got greedy with either one, you would get your hand slapped. Pete Davis NoDial.net. Rick Smith wrote: ah yes, but t

Re: [WISPA] recommendation for Client POE integrated radio for 802.11b/g

2007-01-01 Thread Pete Davis
the fruit, but it became my fruit win it landed in my yard. pd Scott Reed wrote: Ah, but it does cost me the monthly fee. And if you use it, it is because I paid the fee, not you. There, seems to me it is theft, you are using what I paid for without paying. Pete Davis wrote: I suppose that the only

Re: [WISPA] sr5/wrap

2007-01-10 Thread Pete Davis
I deployed a WRAP 2C with a Sr5 and Prism2511mp, 18VDC POE, and I had a constant problem with it rebooting until I replaced the WRAP with a Routerboard 532A. I put the little MiniPCI riser card thing on it, and put 2x Prism2511's, 1x SR5 and 1x Sr2. Its been running pretty reliably since then.

Re: [WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-11 Thread Pete Davis
PCBSD.org has a Freebsd-based desktop environment that is pretty nice. Two ISO files, and its complete with office apps, etc. I loaded it on a kiosk type PC for the lobby of a hotel that we support, and made an auto-login account with almost no rights, and 1 desktop icon, Firefox, labeled the

Re: [WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-12 Thread Pete Davis
operating system than most Linux flavors. Just my $0.02. Not trying to create a flame war. Pete Davis NoDial.net Tom DeReggi wrote: Butch, Not to start a debate on whats best, but for informative reasons... Why do people that prefer FreeBSD prefer FreeBSD? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc

Re: [WISPA] Linux distro for the desktop

2007-01-12 Thread Pete Davis
:17 -0600, Pete Davis wrote: I think I can answer why I like freebsd. Stability. Uptime for months at a time. Most of the problems that I have had with my Freebsd servers have been when I was doing something stupid that I now know better. Ditto Also, it may be used completely free of charge, even

Re: [WISPA] ot---Fw: Please note Schafer, Marlon that this is your Final Notice of Domain Extension

2007-01-13 Thread Pete Davis
For the past several years, I have added a second line to my address when I register my domains. Now, when any mail comes with my name, street address, then Building 64, Sector 7G and then city,state, then I know that is is junk mail, and I know where they gleaned my address from. Its funny to

Re: [WISPA] The WISP that walked away

2007-01-13 Thread Pete Davis
What I would do: Put in an AP, see who associates. If the leasing company decides to repo their CPE, let them. The customer will (hopefully) call you, and you can go out and put in a new CPE. At that time, the cable will probably still be in place, and you will know that the CPE will work

Re: [WISPA] IPsec/UDP and my border NAT gateway

2007-01-15 Thread Pete Davis
on a spam RBL', but the firewall is mainly to benefit the subscribers. If a customer has gotten this far, he sounds like he has his own NAT firewall at least, and probably doesn't need your protection at the border. Pete Davis NoDial.net rabbtux rabbtux wrote: Anyone have suggestions

Re: [WISPA] Climbing Harness

2007-01-22 Thread Pete Davis
OSHA (or some big insurance co maybe) recently required that all harnesses on oil rigs were to be replaced with fireproof ones, at least for welders. The yellow nylon ones that are popular with WISPs, etc all showed up on the used market in big quantity. Many of them with minimal wear or

Re: [WISPA] Routers

2007-02-10 Thread Pete Davis
Trendnet has a 5 year warranty. Closer to lifetime than most. pd Peter R. wrote: Who has a lifetime warranty? KyWiFi LLC wrote: Yes, I'm serious. Lots of companies offer a lifetime warranty. If they have a good product, they should stand behind it. If their product is junk, then...

Re: [WISPA] School wants authentication

2007-03-03 Thread Pete Davis
I think the Mikrotik hotspot would work well for you. The flexibility is nice. You can edit the HTML code. At one location, a hotel, the users click the link that would be normally for demo available, but it says I agree to terms and service The user/pw entries are hidden. The demo is set for

Re: [WISPA] Is anyone thinking about 17 and 60 ghz?

2007-03-06 Thread Pete Davis
My understanding about 60ghz (what I remember reading anyway) is that its good for 1000mbps data links, but MAX distance of 1Mile, since O2 (Oxygen) resonates at 60ghz. It was originally used for spy satellite to spy satellite links (in space), since it couldn't conceivably be picked up by any

Re: [WISPA] P2P Apps Going Legit?

2007-03-20 Thread Pete Davis
Ares Ultra costs the customer around $50 from what I hear. It ENCRYPTS the P2P traffic, and the Mikrotik will NOT recognize it as P2P traffic, so it will take EVERY AVAILABLE PACKET that your AP can push out. The way I have dealt with this is to disable the client (at the radio level) and when

Re: [WISPA] P2P Apps Going Legit?

2007-03-20 Thread Pete Davis
Ares Ultra costs the customer around $50 from what I hear. It ENCRYPTS the P2P traffic, and the Mikrotik will NOT recognize it as P2P traffic, so it will take EVERY AVAILABLE PACKET that your AP can push out. The way I have dealt with this is to disable the client (at the radio level) and when

Re: [WISPA] ot OE links

2007-03-28 Thread Pete Davis
There is a reg hack to fix that, but the easiest way I have found is to install or reinstall a browser (thunderbird or opera or whatever). When it finishes, and launches for the first time, it will ask if its the default browser, say yes. You can change back to IE or whatever, but the registry

Re: [WISPA] Try it out vs. Cingular

2007-05-11 Thread Pete Davis
The $10/mo for web access with Sprint ONLY applies to the use on the phone. When you plug in the data cable, and use it as a modem, its like $0.30/kb. Learning that lesson cost me. The unlimited phone-as-a-modem or data card rate is around $39/mo. Does anyone know if there are

Re: [WISPA] A Box

2007-05-12 Thread Pete Davis
http://itwatchdogs.com/ Exactly what you are describing. pd Blake Bowers wrote: I need a box. What I want is a 802.11 type box, that has alarm contacts. When the alarm contact is triggered (N/C N/O) then it would send an email. The box would probably have an IP address that would allow it

Re: [WISPA] SB and Tranzeo compatibility

2007-05-21 Thread Pete Davis
There is apparently a problem with Atheros based APs and Prism based clients (Tranzeo CPE200, Seneao CB3Deluxe, others) We recently upgraded from Prism based APs to SR2 and XR2 APs in several key locations. The way it was explained to me is that there is a bug (Atheros AP, Prism Client) where

Re: [WISPA] It's Rhody Days here in Florence Oregon

2007-05-21 Thread Pete Davis
I suppose that this is an obvious point here, and your post may have been made with a shadow of sarcasm, but... I am not knocking your $5k spent on the commercial and festival sponsorship, or the $250 for the WISPA membership, but trying to compare their value is kind of like comparing $0.99

Re: [WISPA] What are your customers worth?

2007-08-03 Thread Pete Davis
The valuation of WISP user vs Cell user are a little funky. These numbers came off the top of my head and may not be anywhere near resembling reality. I am basing them on what I have made/lost in the WISP business in the past 5 years, and what I have spent/seen others spend on cell phone

[WISPA] Virtual AP

2005-12-27 Thread Pete Davis
broadcast a secondary SSID, or does it switch between the two rapidly, kind of like a poor man's Time Division Multiplexing. Pete Davis NoDial.net -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org

[WISPA] Customer owned wireless coop

2005-12-31 Thread Pete Davis
for myself, but the return on a $10k (or $20k) deployment could be several years in a market that small. Anyone else doing anything like this? Pete Davis NoDial.net -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives

Re: [WISPA] Customer owned wireless coop

2005-12-31 Thread Pete Davis
the profits for myself, but the return on a $10k (or $20k) deployment could be several years in a market that small. Anyone else doing anything like this? Pete Davis NoDial.net -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [WISPA] remote temp sensors

2006-01-09 Thread Pete Davis
A friend of mine, Gerry Cullen owns this business: http://www.itwatchdogs.com/ I haven't seen one since the beta unit he gave me, but it worked nicely. I should probably buy some more for my remote locations. pd Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Hi All, I have a need for remote temp units. I'd

Re: [WISPA] remote temp sensors

2006-01-10 Thread Pete Davis
Marlon K. Schafer wrote: Hi All, I have a need for remote temp units. I'd prefer one that would email in the case of an out of range condition. These will be used in homes so no need for really extreme stuff. Yes I'll google too. Just wondering what people are using and what they like

Re: [WISPA] Attempted hack, what would you do?

2006-01-13 Thread Pete Davis
is trying to do. Pete Davis NoDial.net -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] 120* Sectors

2006-02-13 Thread Pete Davis
Back to backk on a pole might be a problem. Are the antennas at least 6' apart from each other? (horizontally or vertically?) Physical separation may not be an issue until the subscriber numbers go up, but it be a problem. Pete Davis NoDial.net Brian Rohrbacher wrote: Here is what I use

Re: [WISPA] 900MHz performance (Latency, Throughput)

2006-02-20 Thread Pete Davis
that a Waverider 900mhz Access point (CCU) is only good for 2mbps total network throughput, and 1.5mbps to any one client. Pete Davis NoDial.net Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Something needs to be done about this 900mhz pricing, at these prices I can justify setting up more 2.4ghz to get

Re: [WISPA] 900MHz performance (Latency, Throughput)

2006-02-20 Thread Pete Davis
a ccu to them. We have found the 1.5 claim virtually impossible to sustain. It makes the business model unsound as well. chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Pete Davis Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 11:29 AM To: WISPA General List Subject

[WISPA] Wimax/portable wimax story on wired.com

2006-02-21 Thread Pete Davis
http://www.wired.com/news/columns/1,70241-0.html -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Good Evening Folks

2006-02-22 Thread Pete Davis
like this one: http://www.cablesnmor.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPRODProdID=272 or even the $25 ones Radioshack sells. Pete Davis NoDial.net Marlon K. Schafer wrote: dude! We're working on getting people to fill out the fcc forms. We're hunting for new spectrum (current fight is for unused

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-22 Thread Pete Davis
I have bought those before. They are kind of a cool novelty, but they don't add THAT much reliability/speed/ease of use/etc IMO. pd Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: That's it. Thanks! Do you really pay $.60 per connector??? Maybe it's not as nice of a tool as I thought

Re: [WISPA] ot rj45 crimpers

2006-02-23 Thread Pete Davis
to get a 2 crimp install done with just two ends with cheap crimpers. Pete Davis NoDial.net Mark Koskenmaki wrote: The local electronics store sold me a pair of crimpers that listed for $55, but since the package was trashed, he gave me $10 off. Boy, I have never regretted it. No more

[WISPA] Switch recommendations

2006-02-25 Thread Pete Davis
I was wondering what switch has the largest mac address table. I don't need more than 6 ports, but the $19.95 cheapy switches that my AP Bridges all go into might be hurting my performance, I am thinking. If shelling out $100 or so for a good switch makes sense, I am willing to get one, but I

Re: [WISPA] Switch recommendations

2006-02-26 Thread Pete Davis
. Pretty impressive for $76. http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pwcnt/en/pwcnt_27xx_specs.pdf http://www1.us.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/pwcnt_2708?c=uscs=04l=ens=bsd Pete Davis NoDial.net John J. Thomas wrote: Where are these being used? If it is at the customer

Re: [WISPA] Gov't Gets One Right

2006-03-02 Thread Pete Davis
consolidation similar to the 250 phone companies that all became ATT in the first part of the 1900's. They all were either bought up or squashed by the competition. Maybe we won't all end up like that. Hard to say. Pete Davis NoDial.net chris cooper wrote: Not to shoot myself in the foot here

Re: [WISPA] Gov't Gets One Right

2006-03-02 Thread Pete Davis
Tom DeReggi wrote: The only exception to this is the FREE Net / Muni Net. Big ventures need big companies and big pockets. MOst likely that problem will take care of itself. First, consumers hate marketing and SPAM. Do you think they are going to embrase the solution that guarantees they are

Re: [WISPA] Re: wisp-router

2006-03-11 Thread Pete Davis
they haven't called. Pete Davis NoDial.net Brian Rohrbacher wrote: My opinion. FYI For those of you who remember this.. I am still fighting them. They disputed my dispute. LOL Who do they think they are to take my money and not send the product? Anyway, I will not give up

Re: [WISPA] My CPE dream list (what does yours do, or wish it did?)

2006-03-11 Thread Pete Davis
it gets back to the core router to filter. Port filtering in the CPE is a nice capability to have, IMO. These ports blocked don't effect PPPOE connections, but its nice NOT to see every user's shared printer on the WAN. Pete Davis NoDial.net -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe

Re: [WISPA] COST Per Customer Analysis

2006-03-19 Thread Pete Davis
, it NOW costs us under $200 cash out of pocket to add a new client, and adds only about $7/mo to the bottom line recurring costs, and $48 (average) monthly gross revenue. Our second 300 subscribers will be MUCH cheaper and easier to add than the 1st 300. Pete Davis NoDial.net Mark Nash wrote

Re: [WISPA] Satellite Anyone?

2005-09-21 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
The high latency of satelite based internet makes it un-friendly for VOIP, VPN, online gaming, etc. The slow upload speed that is usually offered doesn't make it very friendly for much else. I have considered getting one to redirect P2P traffic to in order to free up T1's. Pete Davis

Re: [WISPA] TV Interference

2005-10-03 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
I had the same thing recently. I raised the rootenna above the TV antenna, and the white dots went away. Pete Davis NoDial.net Scott Reed wrote: OK, I have dealt with TV interference before, but this one has me stumped. Installed customer 4 weeks ago. All is fine. Over last week, signal

Re: [WISPA] Senao Question

2005-10-23 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
-Grounded, the static discharge from a nearby lightning will often leave the 2511 radio card [inside the 2611 bridge] in a in-sensitive state. I learned that the hard way. Pete Davis NoDial.net Jason wrote: Guys ( gals), Has anyone worked with the Senao 2611 Deluxe Plus/Rootenna combo? How

Re: [WISPA] Senao Question

2005-10-24 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
. Pete Davis NoDial.net 361.277.FAST Dylan Oliver wrote: Speaking of Senao ... I just ran across some really nasty reviews of the nl-3054 CB3+. My client wants to share a cable connection at one house with two others with LOS and within 100ft. Sounds easy enough, but those reviews (worst product

Re: [WISPA] Senao Question

2005-10-26 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
100 degree + days in South Texas without any problem. I don't think I have had any fail due to heat or cold. It got down to the teens last winter. Pete Davis NoDial.net Brian Rohrbacher wrote: Pete, Will you list out all the parts and prices of this 200mw CPE? Is this outdoor, POE

Re: [WISPA] Senao Question

2005-10-26 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
I got them from wisp-router.com but I don't think they carry them anymore. pd Dylan Oliver wrote: Pete, Where do you buy these EZ-Y bridges? -- Dylan Oliver Primaverity, LLC -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

[WISPA] Anyone (or everyone) else getting spam from AdZilla?

2005-10-31 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
be contacting them. According to their website, they help kill viruses and spyware by delivering filtered ads. Can anyone tell me if these guys are legit. The whole thing seems goofy to me. Am I missing something? Pete Davis NoDial.net -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe

Re: [WISPA] Anyone (or everyone) else getting spam from AdZilla?

2005-11-01 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
Butch Evans wrote: On Mon, 31 Oct 2005, Pete Davis. NoDial.net wrote: What the heck is this?? Is anyone else out there partnering with these spammers? I replied and told them that we don't do business I did not get an email like that (or the Barracuda caught it). Please post a name

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion just made Cramers BUY list.

2005-11-18 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
s probably cheap for this company. Just incase I have missed something... has anyone actually shipped a Wimax compliant product? Is the Wimax standard been ratified? I kind of tuned out the hype about a year ago, and havent really been following it. Pete Davis NoDial.net George wrote: Congradts to

Re: [WISPA] WISPA and volunteers

2005-11-20 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
I think the Limited Business Interruption is where if the company makes 10k/mo, and you are down for a month because of a fire, lightning, etc, the policy pays you $10k. The Fungi Limited Business Interruption, is posibly an exclusion or an inclusion in the event that you have mold in your

Re: [WISPA] ezlinx.net SPAM

2005-11-23 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
in for repair showed up on ebay. I am not sure these repair shops spammers aren't fronts for ebay shops, but if they do a lot of fix and send back half work, they could have a lot of excess refirb equipment legitimately. I am just leary of anyone who can fix anything but doesn't know what it is. Pete

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti Networks Reveals Prototype902-928MHzMini-PCICard

2005-12-07 Thread Pete Davis. NoDial.net
With all of the current 900mhz AP's and CPE out there currently a closed/proprietary system (not an 802.x open standard) for the handshaking, security, ack/nack, etc, I am curious if/how Mikrotik, StarOS, Windows, or whoever will talk to them. Has all of that programming been worked out? They

Re: [WISPA] Virtual AP

2005-12-27 Thread Pete Davis - NoDial.net
sales line to yours, but Pete Davis NoDial.net John Scrivner wrote: Short of frustrating potential customers I cannot fathom what positive effect this process has. Please enlighten me how this is a good thing to do. Scriv Kurt Fankhauser wrote: I do that too, 3 competitors have towers