[WISPA] OLSR mesh with Demarctech

2008-07-26 Thread ralph
sure could use a talkin' to! I'm doing a lot of wireless out in a big biker venue/campground in Sturgis South Dakota beginning next week and wanted to try something less costly than Tropos. Anyone out there able to help? Thanks Ralph http://Brightlan.net

Re: [WISPA] He knows what we don't... ???

2008-08-11 Thread ralph
Please elaborate, Jeff. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jeff Booher Sent: Monday, August 11, 2008 5:27 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] He knows what we don't... ??? He should have tried this 2 years ago before

Re: [WISPA] Tower site liscensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread ralph
So what exactly are the zoning rules for structures in that area- specifically towers? You did not tell us this. Many times any structure of a certain height of any type need a variance or use permit to be there- in our area it is 35 ft. Even applies to a house. Of course if you were a Ham

Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread ralph
Do you have your license, Mike? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mike Hammett Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 5:55 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower site licensing problem A requirement, yes. A burden, no. Just about

Re: [WISPA] any got this Tranzeo antenna in stock?

2008-08-14 Thread Ralph
Isn't it just a rebadged pac wireless unit? -Original Message- From: Kurt Fankhauser [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 3:17 PM To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] any got this Tranzeo antenna in stock? Looking for Qty 3x Tranzeo TR-24H-120-13.

Re: [WISPA] any got this Tranzeo antenna in stock?

2008-10-11 Thread Ralph
Isn't it just a rebadged pac wireless unit? -Original Message- From: Kurt Fankhauser [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 3:17 PM To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] any got this Tranzeo antenna in stock? Looking for Qty 3x Tranzeo TR-24H-120-13.

Re: [WISPA] Metered Billing

2009-11-08 Thread Ralph
Wisps is wisp-centric. There is no excuse not to support your organization. On Nov 8, 2009, at 4:08 PM, George Morris ghmor...@candlelight.ca wrote: Amen. It would be a very handy thing to maintain that list of speedtest servers centrally somewhere, perhaps within WISPA. We don't

Re: [WISPA] About Hulu and Netflix and youtube... increaseddata delivery is here to stay.

2009-11-13 Thread Ralph
What ubnt 3.65 are you saying you tried? Afaik ubnt has 3 gig but not on US channels. What country are you in? On Nov 13, 2009, at 1:15 PM, MDK rea...@muddyfrogwater.us wrote: WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] Indoor deployment question

2009-11-28 Thread Ralph
Didn't your throughput just pretty much to pot? I tried it with some tranzeos and that's what happened. On Nov 22, 2009, at 5:07 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just- micro.com wrote: I've done plenty of WDS AP's in hotels. Quick and easy. Bob- -Original Message- From:

Re: [WISPA] Wimax gear

2009-12-30 Thread Ralph
We have successfuly used ubiquiti nano and power stations as injection radios for numerous tripod and cisco mesh systems. No problems. Of course I have used canopy for it too- no real difference in the end performance. Would not use Mikrotik for any RF due to our desire to stay legal. On

Re: [WISPA] Wimax gear

2009-12-30 Thread Ralph
or checked the approved certs or is just spreading FUD. /Eje Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile -Original Message- From: Ralph ralphli...@bsrg.org Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 20:05:50 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Cc: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Subject: Re

Re: [WISPA] Wimax gear

2009-12-30 Thread Ralph
Sorry. Dumb iPhone auto correction changed Tropos to tripod. Lol On Dec 30, 2009, at 8:05 PM, Ralph ralphli...@bsrg.org wrote: We have successfuly used ubiquiti nano and power stations as injection radios for numerous tripod and cisco mesh systems. No problems. Of course I have used canopy

Re: [WISPA] Sector separation/isolation

2009-05-03 Thread Ralph
Michael What hardware are you using for your APs? Is it something with all 3 radio cards in one enclosure? Ralph WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Ap that can connect to wireless ap and then rebroadcast

2009-08-18 Thread ralph
Go on Ebay and look for the Pepwave Peplink Surf or the Surf AP They are surplus Earthlink and are exactly for that purpose. I have used hundreds of them to extend Tropos Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Alan

Re: [WISPA] ruggedized enclosures Mikrotik

2009-08-19 Thread ralph
See my other response regarding the longevity of this box. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:14 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] ruggedized enclosures Mikrotik

Re: [WISPA] ruggedized enclosures Mikrotik

2009-08-19 Thread ralph
Appears to be the one that Ligowave/Deliberant used for some products. When it is new, it is a really nice box, but look at one that has been on a tower for a few months. It rusts around the screws, the paint gets flaky and horrible after even 6 months outside and the gasket either falls out or

Re: [WISPA] Apartment Buildings

2009-08-20 Thread ralph
And MT has a RADIUS server piece that does authentication and is free. User Manager. But it is nasty to get going. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of David E. Smith Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:08 PM To: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Apartment Buildings

2009-08-21 Thread ralph
I think it was Earthlink that did have a technology by which they could see the different MACs behind a router. I wish I could remember how they said it worked. They did tell me that at the time, they were not worrying about how many computers were behind your NAT. Ralph -Original Message

Re: [WISPA] Apartment Buildings

2009-08-21 Thread ralph
a Wal-Mart or Home Depot. I saw Ruckus' announcement with their controller product and thought now there's another company that is introducing something that really serves no purpose. Anyway- just my two cents about rogue detection Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Apartment Buildings

2009-08-21 Thread ralph
improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 6:38 PM, ralph ralphli...@bsrg.org wrote: Rogue detection mostly a joke. Now before you go all whacky on me- I don't mean that it is a joke to want to know if you have someone who has brought an AP

Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone?

2009-08-23 Thread ralph
: http://ralphfowler.com/ti994a.html Those were good times. Ralph From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Blair Davis Sent: Sunday, August 23, 2009 2:06 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Handheld GPS recommendations, anyone? I

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread ralph
I was going to ask about this. Harbor freight has a set of 3 on sale for 199 with controller and a few other goodies. I keep meaning to go get some before they go off sale again (I may be too late already) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Changing cards in Mikrotik - now Safety First

2009-08-25 Thread ralph
Funny you should mention that. Another WISP I know just got nailed today by OSHA for not having the harness on in the bucket. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-25 Thread ralph
toting a rocket launcher) LOL Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Mike Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 10:57 PM To: sarn...@info-ed.com; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] solar site This particular setup is mounted

Re: [WISPA] OT: Hotspot companies.

2009-08-25 Thread ralph
. You can use User Manager which is free from MT Or you can use Wireless Orbit which charges a flat rate, which is very little and just WORKS! This is what we do. Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Scottie Arnett Sent

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-26 Thread ralph
too! If you want to see something that really gets attention, have a look at my site survey/portable AP rig. http://ralphfowler.com I have been reluctant to put signs on it though, for obvious reasons. (people already think I am toting a rocket launcher) LOL Ralph -Original Message- From

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-26 Thread ralph
participate in recommend not using the charge controller included in that kit as it is junk. They always recommend MorningStar for like $60.00. Mark -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of ralph Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 7:38

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo repair

2009-08-27 Thread ralph
! Most of our Tranzeo is still working but we switched away due to the issues with the GUI not working correctly when the radio was linked. We are sorta looking at them again for 3.65, but I understand they still have the inoperable tumor on the rear of the enclosure. Ralph -Original Message

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-27 Thread ralph
This is a weird looking animal! A chimney mount for a dish with 5 straps. http://www.ronard.com/4424.html -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Randy Cosby Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2009 12:51 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] solar site

2009-08-27 Thread ralph
But isn't your panel expense 2 to 4 times as much? I looked at powering some Tropos and Cisco mesh with solar and compared 48v with 12 volt. The 12 volt used a really high efficiency inverter to 120v and then to the radio. It was less than half the overall cost of the 48v system. Ralph

Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions

2009-08-27 Thread ralph
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Antenna Mount extensions Another example of overkill, but you'll never have to go back and fix it... except when the neighbors complain how ugly it is :) Up to 2 mast! ralph wrote: This is a weird looking animal! A chimney mount for a dish with 5 straps

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti CPEs - SuperAG

2009-09-02 Thread ralph
I know that with DDWRT, you have to pay for the license and you get a key. Not sure about OpenWRT. I don't recall any current UBNT I have used that did not support ff and comp. I have used most, except for the newest that just came out. Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread ralph
And the fact that most interference sources are vertical! -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Paul Rice Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 12:06 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question Folks like

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread ralph
Oh- you must be using Ligowave (ducking) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Robert West Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 10:37 AM To: t...@telescience.net; 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question Why

Re: [WISPA] 900Mhz question

2009-09-02 Thread ralph
On Wed, 2009-09-02 at 14:43 -0400, ralph wrote: Oh- you must be using Ligowave (ducking) -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Robert West Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 10:37 AM To: t...@telescience.net; 'WISPA

Re: [WISPA] GPS NTP Server?

2009-09-08 Thread ralph
a Canopy CMM in your network, it also has the NTP server derived from GPS built in. Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jayson Baker Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 5:23 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Which WiMAX Are You?

2009-09-09 Thread ralph
Matt- What was the technology of the Redline stuff you deployed back when you were at Rapidlink/Onering, Their data sheets say 802.16-2004Is that really D or E or something completely different? What is Tranzeo using? Alvarion? Clear (Clearwire) is sure spending millions on advertising all

Re: [WISPA] Preliminary analysis of BTOP/BIP applications

2009-09-10 Thread ralph
This: requesting $65M to deploy Inflight Internet service in the largely unserved U.S. airspace via Aircell's ATG commercial broadband network. Is absolutely ridiculous! mail/wireless/ WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] Vendors eating their dogfood (was Re: Which WiMAX Are You?)

2009-09-11 Thread Ralph
Tranzeo Deliberant -Original Message- From: John Valenti vale...@lir.msu.edu Sent: Friday, September 11, 2009 11:31 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] Vendors eating their dogfood (was Re: Which WiMAX Are You?) This is one of the reasons I like StarOS so much.

[WISPA] Need service in Astor Florida

2009-09-13 Thread ralph
Any of you folks cover this area East Of Ocala, North of DeLand and NW of Ormond Beach WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-14 Thread ralph
Marlon- You asked, and you probably already know what I will say Airaya and others: FCC Certified Mikrotik- Not so much It all depends on if you want to be legal or not. If you want 802.11, then look at the Ubiquiti Powerstation. Seems to work fine for us, just don't mount it outside. Ralph

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-14 Thread ralph
://www.linktechs.net LIVE On-Line Mikrotik Training Author of Learn RouterOS -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of ralph Sent: Monday, September 14, 2009 10:57 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

Re: [WISPA] Hotspot controller

2009-09-15 Thread ralph
No % at all. It is fixed and is not much. They tell about it at http://www.wirelessorbit.com/ Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Andy Trimmell Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:48 AM To: WISPA General List Subject

Re: [WISPA] Hotspot controller

2009-09-15 Thread ralph
https://portal.wirelessorbit.com/portal/index.php?portal_id=rewsMlS6KeHyVWVl pKW-HA,, Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:49 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-16 Thread ralph
PM, ralph wrote: Pretty broad statement: MT is FCC Certified :) Yes, I believe the wireless cards themselves might be- but even if they are, that does not an FCC certified system make. Please give me some FCC registration numbers of certified systems. Something like the RB/card/enclosure

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-16 Thread ralph
not trying to start anything- just stating the facts as I see 'em. Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Randy Cosby Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 1:31 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-16 Thread ralph
. A crossroads does, however. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: ralph ralphli...@bsrg.org Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 12:22 PM To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] backhaul

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-16 Thread ralph
how they were intended to be used. If you are selling their equipment, perhaps you could ask them to publish the test results. Best wishes Ralph -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Eje Gustafsson Sent: Wednesday, September

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-16 Thread ralph
down the board. ralph wrote: I don't see anything like that on the pdf you referred to. I have in my hand a 433AH in a case that came from a well known supplier of pre-cased RBs There are no markings on the case about compliance with any rule or any FCC numbers at all. There is nothing

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-16 Thread ralph
... Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 4:33 PM, ralph ralphli...@bsrg.org wrote

Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices

2009-09-16 Thread ralph
Shelby Broadband 502-722-9292 ch...@shelbybb.com http://www.shelbybb.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of ralph Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 4:27 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] backhaul choices Sorry

RE: [WISPA] TRUCKPC

2006-12-30 Thread Ralph
for an open AP. I've been toying with the idea of turning on hotspot functionality so that we can provide transient access, and this is probably a good reason to do it. Matt Larsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] Ralph wrote: Well, JohnnyO- you might want to also educate these people, then: http

[WISPA] More Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type

2006-12-30 Thread Ralph
told a friend about it and he set up a laptop to warn him when the Sears guy entered the neighborhood on his way to fix their refrigerator. An early warning system of sorts. So, the big SST-PR-1 mystery was finally solved by a 12 year old kid! Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] TRUCKPC

2006-12-31 Thread Ralph
on the front of a Linksys if they don't know what they are doing (grin). Remember- I am talking about consumers here- not what we as WISPS set up or provide to them. Ralph _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 12:46 AM

RE: [WISPA] More Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type

2006-12-31 Thread Ralph
... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ralph Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 11:11 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: [WISPA] More Saturday Musings- Another (older) Truck-PC type Hi Matt- Back in my old Net-Stumbler days (back when you could

RE: [WISPA] TRUCKPC

2006-12-31 Thread Ralph
. Europe is also leaps ahead of us in user awareness of this. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 1:04 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] TRUCKPC Hi, I would agree

RE: [WISPA] US Wireless Online Sells 50.1 Percent

2007-01-02 Thread Ralph
Here in Atlanta I used to see their SSID on 802.11. They had some APs up on a couple of buildings around Vinings and Cumberland Mall. Haven't seen them in several years Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Weddell Sent: Tuesday

RE: [WISPA] Canopy actual throughput

2007-01-04 Thread Ralph
Nuttcp is great Iperf sems to die after a while, or leave dozens of orphan sessions running. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mario Pommier Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 9:37 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Canopy

RE: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-04 Thread Ralph
It will be something like a commercial version of this, I'm sure. http://ralphfowler.com/stompbox/index.htm -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 6:58 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA]

RE: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots?

2007-01-05 Thread Ralph
It is pebble linux on the embedded board. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 10:56 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Cars: The New WiFi Hotspots? I was thinking of doing some

RE: [WISPA] vonage wireless

2007-01-09 Thread Ralph
Why? I believe DirectTv already sells Internet over Els Anaheim network. I heard they can have 256 SSIDs on the radios, so even you could offer service there if you wanted to pay the 10.00 or whatever. Pretty cheap way to have infrastructure covering hundreds of square miles that doesn't rely on

RE: [WISPA] Muni networks, the good, bad and ugly

2007-01-10 Thread Ralph
will be. Privately funded, open to competitors, uses city facilites, city gets free services, covers 100% of the community. Hmmm, sounds like what I've been doing here for half a decade now! Ralph, stick up for me here grin -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe

[WISPA] Earthlink turns up 15 sq mi of free WiFi in Philly today

2007-01-11 Thread Ralph
EarthLink Lets Free Wi-Fi Ring in the City of Brotherly Love Philadelphia Residents Visitors to Test New Wi-Fi Network Free-of-Charge ATLANTA, Jan. 11 -- Ring the Liberty Bell! EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is in the spirit of giving! Today, the ISP is kicking off a service that will give

RE: [WISPA] SF Earthlink study

2007-01-15 Thread Ralph
Crossman Sent: Monday, January 15, 2007 1:17 PM To: wireless@wispa.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [WISPA] SF Earthlink study From: Ralph [EMAIL PROTECTED] It is. SF has no financial investment at all. They just get a free ubiquitous network covering their city, like many other cities already have

RE: [WISPA] San Francisco Legislative Analyst report releasedonEarthLink Google WiFi deal - says Start Over

2007-01-15 Thread Ralph
Where do they guarantee anon usage? I have used both Sunnyvale and Santa Clara and had to sign up to use it. No one is going to allow anon usage! Too many things can happen when users do bad things. If you were in this business, you would understand. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

[WISPA] Little installation gotchas. SMA Connectors

2007-02-08 Thread Ralph
Does anyone else have an issue with the tiny little SMA connector that Trango and some others use for antenna connections? I have seen several failures where the mating connector on the antenna feed line self destructs due to leverage caused by the cable. Nothing kills an installation budget quite

RE: [WISPA] Understanding STAROS with High Power cards.

2007-02-08 Thread Ralph
right on the outside next to the N connector. As long as it is used with the proper antenna system, you are 100% legal- so why risk building stuff up out of whatever you can find. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent

RE: [WISPA] Little installation gotchas. SMA Connectors

2007-02-08 Thread Ralph
: Thursday, February 08, 2007 10:17 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Little installation gotchas. SMA Connectors Ralph, When you are talking a 12 or 18 pigtail, using LMR-195 vs. LMR-400 or even LMR-600 there is going to be less than .5db difference. Why would you need such a large cable

RE: [WISPA] Little installation gotchas. SMA Connectors

2007-02-08 Thread Ralph
If that's true, I'm glad to see that they have decided to use a more appropriate connector type. Ralph _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 10:29 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Little

[WISPA] Photo needed- sector or omni on elevated water tank

2007-02-12 Thread Ralph
I'm working on a small town project and need to come up with a photo or two for some council members to see at a meeting tonight. Can anyone send me a pic of either a 900 omni or sector on an elevated water tank (mounted on the railing). I'm planning on using a sector, but I'd like both pics to

RE: [WISPA] Photo needed- sector or omni on elevated water tank

2007-02-12 Thread Ralph
proposal is a sector on the front face of the railing, basically hanging down. And that's what I'd really like a pic of, although I appreciate the two folks who sent me pics of sectors mounted up above the railings on masts! Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] anyone used high powered deliberant?

2007-02-13 Thread Ralph
. The outdoor enclosure they provide is awesome. Of course I COULD be prejudiced because they are based near me in Atlanta GA, but I'm not. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 12:58 AM

RE: [WISPA] Radio mounting ideas...

2007-03-15 Thread Ralph
1 cubic yard of cement 60 ft high. 1 vertical antenna No guys. Even stronger with a house bracket. I've put up many like this. Rohn 20. Forget it! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 10:37

RE: [WISPA] LMR600, LMR900, Heliax

2007-03-17 Thread Ralph
for in the first place! Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Scott Reed Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 6:05 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] LMR600, LMR900, Heliax Who supplies pre-terminated (N connectors) cables in the 70 to 150

RE: [WISPA] LMR600, LMR900, Heliax

2007-03-17 Thread Ralph
, Heliax Importance: High Jeez Ralph - your post is misleading to EVERYONE that is reading this. -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

RE: [WISPA] LMR600, LMR900, Heliax

2007-03-17 Thread Ralph
to is just downright immature. I'll just go back to following FCC rules and hanging off my Rohn-Spec designed 60 ft free stander. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2007 5:46 PM To: WISPA

[WISPA] 900 Filter Question

2007-03-17 Thread Ralph
Out of all the filters out there that you folks have seen, which ones do you like and why? Do you have their specs and prices? Can you cite an example of a particular interference a given filter has solved *for you*? This is for a 900 Canopy system. Thanks Ralph -- WISPA Wireless List

RE: [WISPA] LMR600, LMR900, Heliax

2007-03-17 Thread Ralph
probably break the bank for any WISP (except maybe Clearwire) but I was merely arguing for leaving the radios on the tower for the absolute best efficiency. Ralph -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http

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

2007-03-22 Thread Ralph
be expanded to products like the multi handset systems, etc that are getting popular from Uniden and all the others. It should eliminate all WISP interference for sure! Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dawn DiPietro Sent

[WISPA] Does this antenna exist?

2007-03-22 Thread Ralph
I'm looking for a 120 degree sector antenna that is 900 MHz Horizontal (or vertical) and 2.4 GHz dual band. I know of some 900/2.4 vertical 30 degree sectors, but I need no less than 120 degrees for this app. Has anyone any idea who might make such an animal? Ralph -- WISPA

RE: [WISPA] Vista wireless issues?

2007-10-03 Thread ralph
I'm curious. What radio? Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 10:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Vista wireless issues? LOL Vista messes up EVERYTHING. I had one

RE: [WISPA] Vista wireless issues?

2007-10-03 Thread ralph
: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 11:59 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Vista wireless issues? tranzeo cpe 200 marlon - Original Message - From: ralph [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 7:31 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Vista

RE: [WISPA] One Ring Networks Expands Coverage Area to Include Carrollton and Braselton, GA

2007-10-16 Thread ralph
Matt- Congratulations, but You forgot Braselton's other claim to fame. The town was once owned by Kim Basinger. Back in the 90's I believe, she bought up most of the downtown real estate. I think she lost it when she had to sell a couple of years later. Ralph -Original Message- One Ring

RE: [WISPA] Friday Fun.

2007-10-21 Thread ralph
. Their 900 would wipe out some other applications, notably the older 2 Mb Wavelan's (see some of Brett Glass's writings). Since the box is obviously now used by Cisco, it should be available. I may be able to source you some of these exact boxes if you really want them. Ralph

RE: [WISPA] Fw: [TowerTalk] Tower accident - link

2007-10-27 Thread ralph
http://www.arrl.org/?artid=7795 -Original Message- --- David Fuller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Greg Molyneaux, N5CLM, died last Saturday after falling 90 feet from a ham radio tower. Anyone have details on this accident? -Dave NN5K

RE: [WISPA] Alternative to Meraki mesh??

2007-10-27 Thread ralph
Whose system does this, Tim? I have worked with several of the biggies and the idea of multiple SSIDs is usually to provide different services, not co-mingle them. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tim Kerns Sent: Thursday, October 25

RE: [WISPA] Wireless Backhaul options/test/results

2007-12-09 Thread ralph
Funny you should ask. I tested a B-100 going 500 feet with Qcheck a couple of days ago and got only 38 Mb. I'm not sure if Qcheck reads out correctly or if I have to double it- I was in a hurry. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL

[WISPA] RADAR lockouts

2007-12-11 Thread ralph
to a service or located them away from town though) Airport RADAR - this is the one on the tower I think and is for the ground ops and close in stuff. This airport is about 5-6 miles away. The most events (hundreds) are on channels 116 and 124 with a few on the 50ish channels too. Ralph PS- if you

Re: [WISPA] MetroFi - Portland - Uh oh

2008-02-04 Thread ralph
thought that EL would be better in the Cellular business (Helio). I was in Portland two weeks ago and noticed the severe lack of Metro-Fi. Will they be the next to go? Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Scrivner Sent: Monday

Re: [WISPA] MetroFi - Portland - Uh oh

2008-02-04 Thread ralph
a technical point of view only? - Original Message - From: Brian Webster [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 5:47 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] MetroFi - Portland - Uh oh Ralph, You and I were both there in Philly doing optimization and we

Re: [WISPA] Wireless under trees

2008-02-25 Thread ralph
We have a big State park campground we are adding to and will probably do 2.4 and 900 below the trees. What we have done so far (2 sectors) has worked great. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mike Hammett Sent: Monday, February 25

Re: [WISPA] Tiger Direct is Breaking the Law

2008-06-03 Thread ralph
Someone ask them for the number. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown - 2 Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 2:39 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tiger Direct is Breaking the Law If it has a type acceptance number it is

Re: [WISPA] Rapid Link Launches WiMax Service in Atlanta

2008-06-04 Thread ralph
Who? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 9:34 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rapid Link Launches WiMax Service in Atlanta Another WISP has already gotten an FCC license using the

Re: [WISPA] Rapid Link Launches WiMax Service in Atlanta

2008-06-04 Thread ralph
Thank You for saying that. I hope all of us have sense enough not to home build solutions on a LICENSED band now that we have one! Ralph Brightlan.net Atlanta Ga (yes, we too have a 3650 license - big woop-de-do) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

[WISPA] Mikrotik User Manager- Help needed

2008-06-08 Thread ralph
figure out what is wrong? Thanks Ralph Brightlan.net Atlanta WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless

Re: [WISPA] mesh throughput?

2008-06-10 Thread ralph
Makes it not really worth building your own either. That little sticker means a lot :-) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 2:44 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] mesh throughput? We

Re: [WISPA] star os config help

2008-06-11 Thread ralph
Hi Marlon- I learned the hard way- Upgrade your firmware immediately! I bought 5 2000's plus one of the ones with the panel antenna built on the front because I had kept hearing about how good StarOS was and I wanted to do a couple of things with them: 1. Try out the OLSR meshing because, as

Re: [WISPA] star os config help- clarifying my message

2008-06-11 Thread ralph
I just re-read it and need to clarify. I put addresses from the same subnet on all interfaces because it seemed that an address was required per the blanks to fill in. It was never documented to only put an address on one interface. With other products, you don't really program the other

Re: [WISPA] star os config help- clarifying my message

2008-06-11 Thread ralph
mesh experience and am really hoping to find a poor man's mesh. I want to try some of the Ligo mesh too, but can't afford to buy it right now. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 9:56 AM

Re: [WISPA] using street level and below tree canopy for unlicensed bands

2008-06-13 Thread ralph
, (and for another week- New Orleans), you'll see lots and lots of Canopy SMs hanging from the Tropos radios. That's the injection layer going back to a PtMP canopy cluster someplace.. Ralph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Webster Sent

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