Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-11 Thread Rich Comroe
Canopy will run with 3db of signal to noise separation, which is more robust than 802.11b For signal levels typically found in deployed equipment this is not true, nor has it ever been true. The Canopy 3dB C/I is measured at stronger signal than typical deployment (unless all your SMs have

Re: [WISPA] UL WiMAX update

2006-04-21 Thread Rich Comroe
It's quite unfortunate IMO but I've concluded that this is a typically American problem. In America the courts broke up the Bell system thinking that it'd be better for the average American to have local phone companies competing with each other. Only here in America does the FCC license any

Re: [WISPA] UL WiMAX update

2006-04-24 Thread Rich Comroe
! 64.146.146.12 (net meeting) www.odessaoffice.com/wireless www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 5:08 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] UL WiMAX update It's quite unfortunate IMO

Re: [WISPA] UL WiMAX update

2006-04-24 Thread Rich Comroe
Marlon, I think I can appreciate most everything you've said. I can only add to each of your points, while accepting your input, why I think that your (and my) life would be better if we had some more constructive requirements in the wisp market than anything that fits the transmit mask.

Re: [WISPA] UL WiMAX update

2006-04-25 Thread Rich Comroe
The problem is, in a democracy full of special interests, how does one determine fairly what that compatibilty standard should be? You got it. In a democracy full of special interests, who decides? It depends on the charter of who is organizing the standard and who the participants are. The

Re: [WISPA] merchant accounts/credit cards

2006-05-31 Thread Rich Comroe
I use PayPal and am very happy. I originally used PayPal and was forced to switch to a merchant e-account. Too many orders from countries where PayPal didn't serve. Oh and by the way people do not have to be PayPal members to post payments. Too many orders lost from customers that don't

Re: [WISPA] merchant accounts/credit cards

2006-05-31 Thread Rich Comroe
, Rich - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 9:52 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] merchant accounts/credit cards On Wed, 31 May 2006, Rich Comroe wrote: Too many orders lost from customers that don't have

Re: [WISPA] Atheros 5213 PCI Card Keeps Breaking

2006-06-02 Thread Rich Comroe
Couldn't say for sure, but I have a suspicion - static discharge in the antenna. Worked on Canopy at Motorola. At one time they used an antenna coupling circuit that was highly static sensitive (at the antenna). They reworked the antenna couplingto make it less succeptible. If these cards

Re: [WISPA] 3650 equipment

2006-06-13 Thread Rich Comroe
Nah. What Charles misses in his commentary But all the fancy schmancy technology you implement won't do @#$@ unless 3650 is licensed b/c interference from 20 other systems in the area (including several from our GPS-synced FM-based FSK friends) eats you for breakfast, lunch dinner =( is

Wierd ... was [WISPA] 3650 equipment

2006-06-13 Thread Rich Comroe
. Rich - Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 7:33 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] 3650 equipment Nah. What Charles misses in his commentary But all the fancy schmancy technology you implement won't do

Re: [WISPA] VoIP Is About More Than Replacing The Phone

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
Nah. It's just a phone. Ordinary wired phones already offer more features than people want without VoIP. Ordinary phone service typically offers you a list of 25 features. People don't want em, so in my midwest Ameritech area (now ATT land) they typically throw in 5 features from the

Re: [WISPA] VoIP as a service offering - Skype, Yahoo, MS

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
It was my impression that most of the US has unmetered local US long distance available for $60 ... something / month. I do. To save $100 to $2000 per month on long distance with VoIP would mean they'd have to be paying the subscriber money back Out of that $60/month phone bill, the

Re: [WISPA] VoIP Is About More Than Replacing The Phone

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
more than a phone. But then it is to business, not necessarily resi, which it is about dial-tone. From experience, Caller ID, Call Forward and Voicemail are the most popular features, especially with so many SOHO. - Peter Rich Comroe wrote: Nah. It's just a phone. Ordinary wired phones

Re: [WISPA] VoIP Is About More Than Replacing The Phone

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
to its own ext. This setup on standard pots would cost much more then VoIP, so you get more features and save $$ at the same time :) Tony -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Comroe Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 5:03 PM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] VoIP Is About More Than Replacing The Phone

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
The Phone Hahaha my favorite was It Still Doesn't Work (ISDN). Travis Microserv Rich Comroe wrote: Nah. It's just a phone. Ordinary wired phones already offer more features than people want without VoIP. Ordinary phone service typically offers you a list of 25 features. People don't

Re: [WISPA] VoIP Is About More Than Replacing The Phone

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
That was my experience exactly! Finally used my own protocol analyzer (my PC) and saw each Q931 request being auto-repeated before the first D channel acks came back (there was nearly a SECOND of D channel delay!!). At that point it was obvious and I had the phone technicians switch me from a

Re: [WISPA] WCA Weighs In Against Net Neutrality

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
why do you do it? I'm a top poster. I hate having to essentially re-read the previous email to find the added reply comments (especially when it's a long email and you ultimately just find an added "yeah me too" way down at the bottom). I find that incredibly annoying. I prefer replies

Re: [WISPA] VoIP Is About More Than Replacing The Phone

2006-06-20 Thread Rich Comroe
. But, I don't have to because of simultaneous ring to my Skype-in number. Maybe it's just the fun of somebody who grew up before the Carterphone decision. . . . j o n a t h a n -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Comroe Sent: Tuesday

Re: [WISPA] Network Storm

2006-08-10 Thread Rich Comroe
Tim Kerns wrote: The last time this happened to me 90% of my network was bridged. Now I am 90% routed and have not seen the problem Very true, as long as you're not using Motorola Canopy. We also used routing to break up the broadcast domains. Problem using Motorola Canopy is that an AP

Re: [WISPA] DirecTV, EchoStar reduce bidding in wireless sale

2006-08-17 Thread Rich Comroe
Amen. Designing government policy for the purpose of generating the highest income from spectrum licensing is completely contrary to policy designed to serve the public. This had a major role in the US cellular industry losing the worldwide lead (which didn't do any American any good). Why

Re: [WISPA] DirecTV, EchoStar reduce bidding in wireless sale

2006-08-18 Thread Rich Comroe
in question would require billions to win, but the later option might actually result in more customers being served, the money being spent on deployment, and the ability for innovative companies to raise money contingent on their business model winning. -Matt Rich Comroe wrote: Amen. Designing

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

2006-09-07 Thread Rich Comroe
We got one of the Hawking Hi-Gain USB Wireless-G Dish Adapter just today. Has a 5-led signal strength display. Great fun. It's dish antenna is built-in but they may have one with an external antenna connection too. Rich - Original Message - From: David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] BST Wireless Deployed in 10 cities

2006-10-13 Thread Rich Comroe
Isn't it the WiMAX mobility opportunity? Wasn't the original 802.16 specs completely rewritten to add the opportunity for mobility? Rich - Original Message - From: Sam Tetherow [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, October 12,

Re: [WISPA] Sprint / Nextel to use 900mz for iDen

2006-10-26 Thread Rich Comroe
I don't know what the beef is. FleetCall bought up in the vicinity of 100 trunking SMR channels in each major metro almost 20 yrs ago. They claimed to the FCC that they could serve significantly more users than the typical 100 users/channel of the current early 90s analog technology. 100

Re: [WISPA] Sprint / Nextel to use 900mz for iDen

2006-10-26 Thread Rich Comroe
The preponderence of NexTel channels are in the private land mobile 806-821/850-865 conventional / trunking band, and a small percentage in the 902-906 trunking band. So I believe whatever '900' channels they have are *below* the 900 ISM band. I am most likely off on the numeric band limits.

Re: [WISPA] Sprint / Nextel to use 900mz for iDen

2006-10-27 Thread Rich Comroe
I'd originally written: The preponderence of NexTel channels are in the private land mobile 806-821/850-865 conventional / trunking band, and a small percentage in the 902-906 trunking band. ... I am most likely off on the numeric band I sure was [numerically off - that is]. What's known as

Re: [WISPA] The Gremlin, redux

2006-10-27 Thread Rich Comroe
We look at the traffic on the tower for abuse and/or virus and don't really find anything. Just to be clear, you've checked your AP broadcast levels during the events and not found found them elevated? We found the most crippling network events were not coming into the network from the

Re: [WISPA] The Gremlin, redux

2006-10-28 Thread Rich Comroe
and scrolling to spot the offenders. Rich - Original Message - From: Eric Merkel [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 3:11 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] The Gremlin, redux On 10/27/06, Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We look at the traffic

Re: [WISPA] WTB Orders (FCC-06-110)

2006-11-02 Thread Rich Comroe
Howdy, I was an active member of the ASTM DSRC sandards formulating committee for roughly 2 yrs (2000-2001). This is all familiar stuff, and I appreciate seeing the URL to see how the effort has proceeded. John wrote: Actually I was told that this is above the existing UNII band

Re: [WISPA] WTB Orders (FCC-06-110)

2006-11-02 Thread Rich Comroe
John wrote: In fact I think that vehicles and WISPs should be able to add those bands together with the existing UNII bands and anyone make use of all of it but that is not an option currently. Got that right (that it's not an option currently). DSRC may be using a wifi variant (narrowed

Re: [WISPA] WTB Orders (FCC-06-110)

2006-11-02 Thread Rich Comroe
before that I thought this was outside our existing bands and you never replied. Scriv Rich Comroe wrote: Howdy, I was an active member of the ASTM DSRC sandards formulating committee for roughly 2 yrs (2000-2001). This is all familiar stuff, and I appreciate seeing the URL to see how

Re: [WISPA] Old News -- but can someone patent a mesh network

2006-11-16 Thread Rich Comroe
The patent you cite was filed Jan 27, 2000. In general, to challenge a patent you'd have to find publicly available description (publication), prior patent, or public offer of the technology for sale pre-dating the patent's filing date. The patent office has already searched prior patents

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-26 Thread Rich Comroe
Products that are best effort [snip product name] end up making guys like us look bad. I'm confused how can anyone do better than best effort in unlicensed spectrum, regardless of manufacturer? There is nothing worse than installing one day at 6Mbps and the next day getting a call saying they

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-27 Thread Rich Comroe
. Best, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Comroe Sent: Tuesday, December 26, 2006 5:35 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived Products that are best effort [snip product

Re: [WISPA] bits per mbps

2006-12-27 Thread Rich Comroe
We typically make customer contact when a customer shows up as a regular on our 1Gbyte Honor Roll (a daily list of everyone with = 1Gbyte in or out in the past 24 hrs). Often we find they are infected, but sometimes P2Pers. We crank down their CIR if they don't clean up until they are off

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived - regardinginterference - Part 1

2006-12-28 Thread Rich Comroe
Good stuff. In the order presented, the text makes some statements about RX threshold damping. It is a powerful tool for a higher modulation radio operating in a noisy environment, as it allows the radio to block out and ignore signals received below the preset RF Rx Threshold. By creating an

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-28 Thread Rich Comroe
Canopy's C/I of 3dB is only the 10mbps at signals much stronger than sensitivity. At low signal it's always been higher than 3dB, and the 20mbps Canopy requires higher C/I under all circumstances. OFDM provides a range of signalling speeds, from BPSK (same C/I as the 10mbps Canopy) through

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived-regardinginterference - Part 1

2006-12-28 Thread Rich Comroe
Again, I think they're already being made, aren't they? for 3.5GHz. Doesn't have to be final WiMAX ... I presume that all the pre-WiMAX products are OFDM and TDD. I've yet to hear of one at 900, 2.4, or 5. Anyone? Am I all wet on what the pre-WiMAX products are? I could very well be all

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios havearrived-regardinginterference- Part 1

2006-12-28 Thread Rich Comroe
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Comroe Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 5:31 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived-regardinginterference- Part 1 Again, I think they're already being made, aren't they? for 3.5GHz. Doesn't have to be final WiMAX

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-28 Thread Rich Comroe
soon. But 5.8G, yes, I think it will be first half 2007. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 8:23 PM

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion Comnet Radios have arrived

2006-12-28 Thread Rich Comroe
and know the deal. Patrick Leary AVP WISP Markets Alvarion, Inc. o: 650.314.2628 c: 760.580.0080 Vonage: 650.641.1243 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Comroe Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2006 7

Re: [WISPA] StarOS or Microtik with TRCPQ clients...

2006-12-29 Thread Rich Comroe
I worked for a manufacturer that certified product with the FCC. The legality issue for FCC type acceptance can be argued in certain circumstances. Truth is, we didn't re-apply for FCC type acceptance every time we changed a resistor value or made some board change or modified the software.

Re: [WISPA] StarOS or Microtik with TRCPQ clients...

2006-12-29 Thread Rich Comroe
Well said. You've covered issues in deploying your FCC certified radio product with various pre-approved antennas. Now, when it comes to selling a box with a computer and radio in it, the questions are a bit different. If it's a radio integrated onto a computer board, my belief it that it's

Re: [WISPA] churn, double play and why WLP is key - I finally understand it

2007-01-08 Thread Rich Comroe
Patrick, I agree with your engineer's description. But I'd argue the use of the word prioritization is incorrectly applied to Canopy. Canopy doesn't prioritize VoIP. Priority schemes infer media access preference. Canopy's separate pre-allocated partitions have nothing to do with

Re: [WISPA] SmartPhone Happiness...

2007-01-22 Thread Rich Comroe
Absolutely amazing how many windows phones have come out in the last few months. Just 12 months ago there were only 3 ... and now there's got'ta be dozens. I love my PPC6700 so much I bought a 2nd one ... EVDO / RTT1X / IS95 tri-mode, bluetooth, wifi, camera, added a couple GB on mini-SD,

Re: [WISPA] SmartPhone Happiness...

2007-01-22 Thread Rich Comroe
and the mobile data worked perfectly for the PDA and Dial Up Networking for my laptop (with no roaming data surcharge). Frank -Original Message- From: Rich Comroe Absolutely amazing how many windows phones have come out in the last few months. Just 12 months ago

Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-24 Thread Rich Comroe
This thread should not hit a nerve, as I think it has. I've read a lot of your stuff, so I know you're a bright guy. You know that while telephone talk-time may not be metered for many phone services that if everyone picked up their phone that the chances of getting a trunk out of your local

Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-24 Thread Rich Comroe
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Comroe Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 4:01 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management Fascinating. I only spoke of leaky bucket because that's practically a match to what Jason originally described to the list (and I

Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-25 Thread Rich Comroe
Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2007 12:44 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management On Jan 24, 2007, at 8:25 PM, Rich Comroe wrote: Thanks much. I love it when you talk technical! Sorry, couldn't help it... No really, the devil is always in the details

Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-25 Thread Rich Comroe
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management On Jan 24, 2007, at 8:25 PM, Rich Comroe wrote: Thanks much. I love it when you talk technical! Sorry, couldn't help it... No really, the devil is always in the details in these things. This is just the detail I was looking

Re: [WISPA] Advanced Bandwidth Management

2007-01-25 Thread Rich Comroe
' that has something to do with the Lord of the Rings. 'Leaky Bucket' is a reference to my brains as I try to grasp bandwidth shaping. Jason Rich Comroe wrote: Great reference and I've learned a tremendous amount from this list. I learned that I have been mis-using the term Leaky Bucket. I

Re: [WISPA] Blackberry vs. Palm

2007-02-01 Thread Rich Comroe
No, EVDO and RTT1X are the data modulations that the PPC6700 can do, which the Sprint network supports. The Sprint option plan for data is called PowerVision, and includes unlimited internet to the phone ... pretty sweet, and for only a few dollars a month over the phone service. With

Re: [WISPA] Re: Hard truths (was TV white spaces)

2007-02-06 Thread Rich Comroe
Amen, and well said. There is a lot that an industry org can do in this respect. I'm familiar with APCO and find many similarities. (key: APCO = Association of Publicsafety Communications Officials ... www.apcointl.org) Here's some examples. 1.. Speak for the industry to the FCC.

Re: [WISPA] TV white spaces

2007-02-06 Thread Rich Comroe
DOT is ***supposed*** to switch to DSRC for this. DSRC was allocated 75MHz at 5.9Ghz just above the U-NII band based on roadway highway needs such as this DOT application. I participated in DSRC formulation enough to know that DOT had been experimenting with UL for years for highway signage

Re: [WISPA] Anyone Seen AppleTV yet ?

2007-02-28 Thread Rich Comroe
I haven't been following compression formats all that closely but I've been amazed what things like SlingBox can do with only a couple hundred kiloBITS/second (not even kilobytes/sec). I think it's microsoft asf (is that mpeg4?) and I've seen good quality sent UPSTREAM from customer cpe

Re: [WISPA] Some unlicensed history....

2007-03-01 Thread Rich Comroe
Some wireless business phone systems have been built, but it is all but impossible to find, if you search for u-pcs specific products. Search for a different name: PHS. It was fascinating to walk the streets of Tokyo and see crowded areas where hundreds of people would be talking on their

Re: [WISPA] Some unlicensed history....

2007-03-02 Thread Rich Comroe
enough to see and thwart this type of activity in the future. I have heard you have the intellectual knowledge to do so. Please let us know when to cry foul in the future. Scriv Rich Comroe wrote: Some wireless business phone systems have been built, but it is all but impossible

Re: [WISPA] Some unlicensed history....

2007-03-02 Thread Rich Comroe
On Fri, 2 Mar 2007 13:56:40 -0600, Rich Comroe wrote Scriv- Mark- IMO the FCC has certainly been just responding to the market over the last 15yrs (as you advocate). Actually, I disagree. I think the FCC was attempting to create a market on their own. Cellular type

Re: [WISPA] Some unlicensed history....

2007-03-03 Thread Rich Comroe
To: WISPA General List Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 1:43 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Some unlicensed history On Fri, 2 Mar 2007 17:31:23 -0600, Rich Comroe wrote We don't have to agree. I certainly respect differing opinions as long as their from people that seem to know the field

Re: [WISPA] Some unlicensed history....

2007-03-03 Thread Rich Comroe
or the same age, but for me 30 yrs in industry changed many of my perspectives! :-) - Original Message - From: wispa To: WISPA General List Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 4:56 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Some unlicensed history On Sat, 3 Mar 2007 14:01:32 -0600, Rich Comroe

Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISP] Sort of OT: Long list of answers...

2007-03-10 Thread Rich Comroe
Impressive list of QA. Not an issue, but I think the Questioner was asking about a different topic than the answerer was thinking of on one question. I added the Q A to make it clear: Q Are there any known problems with over-polling an AP with SNMP? A We do not use polling. In our view it is

Re: [WISPA] tower climbing

2007-03-11 Thread Rich Comroe
I just keep looking at that picture as if there's something I'm not getting. I can see pegs going down the left leg backmost leg below you, and pegs going up the right leg above you. What seems wierd is that the parallel braces below you and above you do not look parallel to each other right

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

2007-03-22 Thread Rich Comroe
I haven't seen but one DECT phone here and it was very basic, but I expect that the technology will quickly be expanded to products like the multi handset systems, etc that are getting popular from Uniden and all the others. There's a reason you haven't seen these products here. I began

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

2007-03-22 Thread Rich Comroe
hate it when opportunity is right in front of my face and I am too blind to see it! Scriv Rich Comroe wrote: I haven't seen but one DECT phone here and it was very basic, but I expect that the technology will quickly be expanded to products like the multi handset systems, etc

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

2007-03-22 Thread Rich Comroe
they pay the fees? I am trying to understand all the issues being discussed here and feel I am missing important facts. Thank you, Scriv Rich Comroe wrote: Did you look at the UTAM URL? The fee until recently was $20 per device A market killer if I've ever seen one, especially

Re: [WISPA] Vonage

2007-03-23 Thread Rich Comroe
I didn't find anything that listed the patents in question. Most were only business articles, but one article did summarized the patent topics. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20060619-1055-vonage-verizonsuit.html Verizon charged that Vonage is infringing on at least seven of its

Re: [WISPA] Vonage

2007-03-23 Thread Rich Comroe
the 28 pages of techno-babble as opined by U.S. District Court Judge Claude Hilton. Regards, Peter Radizeski RAD-INFO, Inc. - see Info is in the name :) Rich Comroe wrote: I didn't find anything that listed the patents in question. Most were only business articles, but one

Re: [WISPA] Vonage

2007-03-26 Thread Rich Comroe
What patents did Vonage infringe upon. What does Verizon have a patter on concerning voip ... Many thanks to Peter, who supplied all the specifics of the patents in question. Interesting reading. ... and how does that effect the future? I read the public announcement from Vonage issued the

Re: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-26 Thread Rich Comroe
I myself don't want to watch a movie on my pc monitor. I like the comfort of a big picture in my easy chair. When I can do that with internet tv, it will be a lot more popular. Yeah, but ... My living room big picture that I watch from my easy chair happens to be my PC video server, not a TV.

Re: [WISPA] IPTV

2007-03-27 Thread Rich Comroe
, March 27, 2007 9:14 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] IPTV It wouldn't happen to be this one: http://www.samsung.com/Products/ProAV/Plasmas/PPM50M5HBXXAA.asp?page=Specifications I was thinking of buying this last year. Held off looking for lower pricing, so I can buy 2. George Rich Comroe

Re: [WISPA] ot OE links

2007-03-29 Thread Rich Comroe
Many Microsoft programs use common routines to provide functions (so they don't replicate them in each program). These show up as SVCHOST in the task-manager, and perform a variety of functions such as right-click menus, launching windows, opening links, etc. Some 3rd party applications have

Re: [WISPA] NO new customers for VONAGE

2007-04-06 Thread Rich Comroe
I think the message for the rest of the VoIP industry is: You're next Maybe true, but I have a different opinion. The ruling included an explicit list of the algorithms that infringed on Verizon (shout out thanks go to Peter for these). It's clear that you can build VoIP service without

[WISPA] WalMart and the Three Great RFID Lies

2007-04-11 Thread Rich Comroe
Saw this in Network World and thought of the recent WalMart RFID thread on this list. Enjoy. Rich - Wal-Mart and the Three Great RFID Lies by Yankee Ingenuity, Howard Anderson The Three Great Lies used to be: My wife doesn't understand

[WISPA] Vonage wins temporary reprieve against signing up new customers

2007-04-13 Thread Rich Comroe
Latest New Vonage news from yesterday: Vonage CEO resigns, cost-cutting moves planned contains the interesting quotation: ... on Friday it won a temporary reprieve from a court order prohibiting it from signing up new customers ... at least until April 24 when the next hearing occurs.

Re: [WISPA] FCC Admits Mistakes In Measuring Broadband Competition

2007-04-21 Thread Rich Comroe
I agree Mark's post was extremely well said, and insightful. To me, it's like Yellowstone wildlife management. Once it became a national park the park management (people) said we need to manage the wildlife. They did this, then 10 years later they did that, then 10 years later they did

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Rich Comroe
It's ALWAYS been this way. Back in the 50's when you were taught ideals, rest assured it was the same way (but as a child you weren't aware). Remember that telecommunications had little need for radio back then other than as microwave backhaul ... which never cut a large geographic area due

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Rich Comroe
- Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 1:08 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Rich Comroe
on 700 MHz - Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 10:34 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz Before I start sounding like Mark, I need to state that I believe government plays

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Rich Comroe
say that my eyes have been opened. I now try to watch the FCC and our government at every level (local, state and federal) to try to keep them true to the ideals that I was taught were true and that I still believe they should be upholding. jack Rich Comroe wrote: It's ALWAYS been this way

Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz

2007-04-25 Thread Rich Comroe
- Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 2:38 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Open Meeting on 700 MHz - Original Message - From: Rich Comroe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC

2007-04-28 Thread Rich Comroe
- Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 6:49 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC Justin... I am aware of the problems revolving around the inability to talk to each other via

Re: [WISPA] 700 MHz decision at FCC

2007-04-30 Thread Rich Comroe
not? What is the plan? Will other interests like private or muni broadband be able to use the spectrum when public safety is quiet? If not then why not? Thanks, Scriv Rich Comroe wrote: - Original Message - From: Mark Koskenmaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless

Re: [WISPA] Posting limits?

2007-04-30 Thread Rich Comroe
From: Ryan Langseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] One more thing, If you haven't watch/listened to it yet (do it twice): http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4216011961522818645 What a terrific link! Perfectly appropriate! At times LMAO because of how true the lessons are when applied to some of

Re: [WISPA] Try it out vs. Cingular

2007-05-10 Thread Rich Comroe
What a rip! Sprint told me it's only $300-400 to get out of a Sprint contract. What's it cost to early terminate a Cingular contract? Why doesn't he just terminate? Getting a $1200 monthly bill is ridiculous! UNLIMITED data to a Sprint windows phone is only about $10/month, and there's no

Re: [WISPA] Try it out vs. Cingular

2007-05-11 Thread Rich Comroe
pd Rich Comroe wrote: What a rip! Sprint told me it's only $300-400 to get out of a Sprint contract. What's it cost to early terminate a Cingular contract? Why doesn't he just terminate? Getting a $1200 monthly bill is ridiculous! UNLIMITED data to a Sprint windows phone is only about $10

Re: [WISPA] Try it out vs. Cingular

2007-05-11 Thread Rich Comroe
, mounted in the trunk, and it would be something that would sell like crazy for $3k installed. I guess what I would like is a retail version of this with more features: http://www.popsci.com/popsci/how20/d04305f2dbbf1110vgnvcm104eecbccdrcrd.html pd Rich Comroe wrote: What a rip! Sprint

Re: [WISPA] A Box

2007-05-12 Thread Rich Comroe
http://www.netburnerstore.com/embedded_ethernet_development_p/nndk-mod5270lc-kit.htm $99 includes core module, development board, ac adapter, ethernet cable, crossover cable, serial cable, and software (including a collection of canned applications). Lowest priced hardware I've seen. -

Re: [WISPA] Man fined for stealing WiFi

2007-05-28 Thread Rich Comroe
From the article: - In fact, Milanowski was unaware the practice known as piggybacking was illegal, so his did a bit of legal research. I had a feeling a law was being broken, said Milanowski. He found Michigan's Fraudulent access to computers, computer systems, and computer networks

Re: [WISPA] [OT] The USPS never ceases to amaze me

2007-06-18 Thread Rich Comroe
Loved the image. What really amazes me is that you can mail to anywhere in the galaxy for a mere 41 cent first class postage. Rich - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett To: WISPA General List Sent: Monday, June 18, 2007 1:42 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] [OT] The USPS never

Re: [WISPA] Mesh Equipment

2006-02-24 Thread Rich Comroe
Your comments couldn't be more appropriate. I'm hearing 3rd hand that Moto just announced on webinar's today that their next firmware release (8.0) will no longer support compatibility with the original Canopy protocol, so original deployed equipment must be replaced. Some unhappy comments

Re: [WISPA] Re: Interference with TV

2006-03-16 Thread Rich Comroe
I note some of the respondents are thinking satellite. I'm thinking 10baseT or 100baseT bleeding into the household coax distribution. Any chance the ethernet runs alongside the coax for any length somewhere within the home? With cable TV I've seen ethernet put interference on the screen for