Re: [WISPA] TRANGO- changes history

2006-04-04 Thread Rick Smith
there's an AP with EXT only ?Price diff ? John Seaman wrote: yes... the recently announced AP trade-in program applies to both the 5830 AP with integrated antenna as well as this new EXT version. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of

Re: [WISPA] DSL vs. Wireless Broadband

2006-04-04 Thread Rick Smith
We find we can NOT sell our service as Wireless Broadband As soon as we market it to customers as DSL or just plain High Speed Internet, we start scoring. Too many in this area have been educated against Open WIFI being BAD... The cable we install to the radio is a line, right ? It carries

Re: [WISPA] DSL vs. Wireless Broadband

2006-04-05 Thread Rick Smith
www.nwwnet.net http://www.nwwnet.net/ *-- Original Message ---* From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 00:39:48 -0400 Subject: Re: [WISPA] DSL vs. Wireless Broadband We find we can NOT sell our service as Wireless Broadband

Re: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ?

2006-04-08 Thread Rick Smith
- giving them something on a 2nd or 3rd level reference to work with instead of wasting their precious time. Something to contemplate I'm sure. Thanks R David E. Smith wrote: Rick Smith wrote: Having experience in both call center mangement and tech support department creation

Re: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ?

2006-04-10 Thread Rick Smith
hire support personnel that are further down on the food chain. Mark -Original Message- From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2006 18:04:12 To:WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ? I have a customer that just installed

Re: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ?

2006-04-10 Thread Rick Smith
-4340 VoIP www.oibw.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 8:52 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ? Ya know Ron

Re: [WISPA] Best system for a new WISP

2006-04-10 Thread Rick Smith
that's only quantity (large!) pricing isn't it ? Brian Rohrbacher wrote: If it's pretty absent of trees you might look at 5.8. Trango has that cpe for $150. Not going to find any propriety gear cheaper. Richard Goodin wrote: I have been planning my WISP for about a year, and have yet to

Re: [WISPA] Tech Support Call Center Interest ?

2006-04-12 Thread Rick Smith
point well made. My partner and I run 4 business simultaneously. We've put all the right people in the right places, and yes it took time to figure out who the right people were. That #3 on your list is the hardest part though. :) R Peter R. wrote: Tom, The key to growth in business is

[WISPA] Brokers / Master Agents for Wireless ?

2006-04-17 Thread Rick Smith
Anyone work with a Master Agent for selling their services ? I've been approached by someone in the t-1 / dsl resale arena that would like to get quotes on addresses from wireless guys (US!) first... Would this be the arena to ask for such qualifications or should we start up another list ?

Re: [WISPA] Wisp Wireless Internet Google Map DONE!

2006-04-20 Thread Rick Smith
fix the link...you need to paste the et.html on the end in the browser... Brian Rohrbacher wrote: same here. Page flashes up for a sec but then goes away to the other unable page. JohnnyO wrote: We do ? This is what I get when I click on the link below you provided We are currently

RE: [WISPA] I need a cheap watchdog/reboot thingy

2006-05-10 Thread Rick Smith
http://www.42u.com/dataprobe_iboot_remote_reboot.htm Around $250 and worth every penny. It'll do exactly what you want. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 8:04 PM To: WISPA General List Subject:

RE: [WISPA] gas prices

2006-05-10 Thread Rick Smith
yeah, amen to that. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 2:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] gas prices You run your business as a sole proprietor? That means you have no asset protection

RE: [WISPA] Netgear Wall Plugged Ethernet

2006-05-11 Thread Rick Smith
Yeah, and look out if you're on the same electrical circuit as Where the maid plugs in the vacuum. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Whigham Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 12:49 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Netgear

RE: [WISPA] Netgear Wall Plugged Ethernet

2006-05-11 Thread Rick Smith
. Thanks, Brad -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 9:57 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Netgear Wall Plugged Ethernet Yeah sorry, been busy...i'll hit ya offlist. -Original Message

RE: [WISPA] gas prices

2006-05-12 Thread Rick Smith
Hey, it's Friday :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of JohnnyO Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 9:41 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] gas prices Cliff - I'll have to check my calendar. I forget when it was your wife scheduled her

RE: [WISPA] more CRM

2006-05-12 Thread Rick Smith
I looked at installing Dynamics - I'm a biz partner, so I got all the stuff, and it still didn't work. Not to mention being a total pig. I hate ACT!, but it's still one of the only things out there. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dylan OliverSent:

[WISPA] Spammers! FW: ALTIUS Communications

2006-05-16 Thread Rick Smith
NOT a good way to get business done guys. From: Cullen Wimmer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 7:53 AMTo: Rick SmithCc: 'Jim Connor'Subject: ALTIUS Communications HelloI wanted to introduce myself to you as your new account manager here at

RE: [WISPA] SR9 performance

2006-05-18 Thread Rick Smith
Someone mentioned that in their testing TX was in a 10 mhz channel and RX was 5 MHZ (or however you set) Either way, it wasn't setting it for the same width baed on what you pick - i.e. it was 5/10 10/10 and 20/10mhz respectively. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] Ethernet over Power -- EOP

2006-05-18 Thread Rick Smith
Let me add to that, can you specifically mention any PTMP EOP products ? Most I've seen were very unstable, and only PTP units... From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Victoria ProfferSent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 9:40 PMTo: 'WISPA General

RE: [WISPA] SR9 performance

2006-05-18 Thread Rick Smith
folks finally get some SR9s to test? How are your initial results On 5/18/06, Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Someone mentioned that in their testing TX was in a 10 mhz channel and RX was 5 MHZ (or however you set) Either way, it wasn't setting it for the same width baed on what

RE: [WISPA] Re: 900 mhz rules changes at the FCC

2006-05-22 Thread Rick Smith
http://www.ubnt.com/supper_range9.php4 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 Sent: Monday, May 22, 2006 2:58 PM To: Jim Snider Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] Re: 900 mhz rules

RE: [WISPA] This is HUGE!

2006-05-30 Thread Rick Smith
Actually, I've begun to notice the same thing. A couple of our current customers bought some customized web programming from us for 1000's and we just took a stab in midair... ;) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent:

RE: [WISPA] Towers and the Law

2006-05-31 Thread Rick Smith
We went and built 4 towers (rohn 25g, 50 footers each) on an island where we needed to setup a wireless Backbone around the island. The town came blasting guns, we threw OTARD at them and they bought it. My partner's a good sales guy, though :) We ended up paying $250 per tower in fines, and

RE: [WISPA] looking for a device

2006-06-08 Thread Rick Smith
uhh, mikrotik w/SR2, SR5, 5 gig antenna for backhaul and 2.4 omni on the other... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2006 1:18 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] looking for a device I am

[WISPA] Wireless ?

2006-06-08 Thread Rick Smith
Can anyone help me here ? Tell me offlist pls... 19807 Catawba Ave. Cornelius, NC 28031 657 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117 -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

RE: [WISPA] Fw: Orion 900 MHz OFDM 22 Mbps

2006-06-12 Thread Rick Smith
Title: Wireless Interactive Newsletter $732 for each unit - cpe or AP - and the AP can serve up to 3 cpe's. Supposedly, each CPE can also be an AP to 3 more... From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 2:59

RE: [WISPA] Fw: Orion 900 MHz OFDM 22 Mbps

2006-06-15 Thread Rick Smith
effect The Tropos-effect, maybe I can motivate Tropos to add a second (non-2.4 GHz) radio to their product. :) Rick Smith wrote: $732 for each unit - cpe or AP - and the AP can serve up to 3 cpe's. Supposedly, each CPE can also be an AP to 3 more

RE: [WISPA] Fw: Orion 900 MHz OFDM 22 Mbps

2006-06-15 Thread Rick Smith
of their radios should be paired with a 5 GHz backhaul radio ??? OR that Wireless Interactive is recommending that two of their Orion radios be used back-to-back?? I'll bet you mean Wireless Interactive, right? jack Rick Smith wrote: Lol. Yes, you're right, but I believe they RECOMMEND

RE: [WISPA] ATA - SIP Adapters

2006-06-21 Thread Rick Smith
check THIS out. VOIP ATA / NAT router all in one. http://www.grandstream.com/y-ht496.htm -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 2:46 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] ATA - SIP Adapters

RE: [WISPA] ATA - SIP Adapters

2006-06-22 Thread Rick Smith
froogle it, you see them from 49 - 69... :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 6:39 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] ATA - SIP Adapters Rick Smith wrote: check THIS out. VOIP

RE: [WISPA] ATA - SIP Adapters

2006-06-22 Thread Rick Smith
, June 22, 2006 12:23 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] ATA - SIP Adapters Anyone using these successfully ? I don't mean 1 or 2 - but dozens that have been in service JohnnyO -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith Sent

[WISPA] www.fon.com - a threat to us all?

2006-06-28 Thread Rick Smith
Anyone seen FON ? This is insane. Anyone test one yet ? I want to know what network their hotspot runs back to, so I can block it Can someone that might have one throw a sniffer against it ? -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

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

2006-06-28 Thread Rick Smith
Title: Message I stilldon't see why anyone should be able to use my network without paying me for the right to do so. PERIOD. I don't run a network for the benefit of the free world, I run it for the benefit of my checkbook. Which needs SERIOUS help. :) OK, and while we're at it, why is

RE: [WISPA] War Driving Police

2006-06-30 Thread Rick Smith
Uhh, and that's the same reason ISPs have been sued (admittedly un-documentable) for trying to make money off that idea... If you KNOW it's open, you invaded someone's privacy to figure that out, and there starts the whole argument all over again... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] EarthLink Unwires Anaheim, Announces Wholesale Program

2006-06-30 Thread Rick Smith
a whole 49 square feet, eh ? Real hard. :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter R. Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 12:19 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] EarthLink Unwires Anaheim, Announces Wholesale Program EarthLink Unwires

RE: [WISPA] What your customers are doing with their internetconnection?

2006-07-02 Thread Rick Smith
actually looks pretty cool :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dawn DiPietro Sent: Saturday, July 01, 2006 2:10 PM To: WISPA General List; isp-wireless@isp-wireless.com Subject: [WISPA] What your customers are doing with their

RE: [WISPA] RB112s

2006-07-05 Thread Rick Smith
yeah, titan's done me well lately. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 2:50 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] RB112s Try this guy

RE: [WISPA] AIM Video issues

2006-07-12 Thread Rick Smith
dunno, but why is AIM on that computer in Iraq !? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Scott ReedSent: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 9:42 AMTo: WISPA General ListSubject: [WISPA] AIM Video issues I have a customer that wants to IM with her husband stationed in Iraq.

RE: [WISPA] AIM Video issues

2006-07-12 Thread Rick Smith
Reed Owner NewWays Wireless Networking Network Design, Installation and Administration www.nwwnet.net -- Original Message --- From: "Rick Smith" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: "WISPA General List" wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 09:50:58 -0400 Subject: RE: [WIS

[WISPA] Anyone cover Lake Ann, MI (49650 zip) ?

2006-07-29 Thread Rick Smith
I'm going to be there for a week, aug 6-12. Wondering if I can hook up somewhere / somehow. Anyone know about which wireless laptop cards work, like verizon / cingular / sprint up there ? Thanks -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

RE: [WISPA] Trango Atlas success story

2006-08-18 Thread Rick Smith
I'm NOT reading this right when you combine 46 Mbps and 900 mhz in the same paragraph ? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Friday, August 18, 2006 11:30 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Trango Atlas success story

[WISPA] Canopy 900 Connectorized SMs

2006-08-29 Thread Rick Smith
I've got 6 units I'd like to sell ... $280 each plus shipping. Includes Power Supplies. Hit me offlist. Please forgive the ad r -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] MT power supplies THE SOLUTION

2006-09-15 Thread Rick Smith
Brian, did you try the long cable setting on that particular interface ? Brian Rohrbacher wrote: I started with RB 532 on tower. It comes down 265 feet to poe injector to router. Major packet loss. 2) switched RB 532 out. No change. 3) Created test setup on ground with bad board

RE: [WISPA] Tango Funding

2006-09-18 Thread Rick Smith
right... TANGO not TRANGO -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brad Belton Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 1:10 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] Tango Funding Funny that their site only mentions they are a

RE: [WISPA] Outsourced installations

2006-09-24 Thread Rick Smith
the answer is hire a company to do installations for you.  if your employee just happens to own that company, well, oh well… It’s all invoices.   Pay them as normal, and you don’t need to worry about taxes, etc.  Your employee (or sub’d company J…) does that on their own. From:

RE: [WISPA] Outsourced installations

2006-09-25 Thread Rick Smith
own time. In other words, I cannot promise that he will be at Mr Smith's house at 2:00p on Wednesday. He has to be the one to schedule installs. It gets real fuzzy there. pd Rick Smith wrote: the answer is hire a company to do installations for you. if your employee just happens to own

RE: [WISPA] vendor specs -- Jon

2006-09-25 Thread Rick Smith
channel planning. hah! as if everyone worked nicely together. I rather like Canopy with its GPS. It makes it a competition killer. :) And yes, even Alvarion EQ can't handle it... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick Leary Sent:

RE: [WISPA] Real World comparison of Trango-staros-Alvarion

2006-09-27 Thread Rick Smith
I don't know, I like Alvarion EQ, but I'm sure that the gist I got from Tom's post was that the only vendor he could trust to get the job done right because of the available test tools was Trango. Am I off base there, Tom ? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] Novel way to reach Canopy Cluster on pole

2006-10-02 Thread Rick Smith
image not found -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ralph Fowler Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 4:34 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: [WISPA] Novel way to reach Canopy Cluster on pole What to do when the cluster is too high for a ladder?

RE: [WISPA] Re: Crown Castle / Global signal

2006-10-11 Thread Rick Smith
I dunno man, I called Global one day, and said I want space on that tower, I'll pay you $250 a month for two antennas and they got me a lease for $400... executed it and installed equipment within 2 weeks -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf

[WISPA] AKWireless.net ? Dee ?

2006-10-11 Thread Rick Smith
What happened to Dee ? He's offline as of this morning. My hosted barracuda's stranded :~( R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

RE: [WISPA] Re: Crown Castle / Global signal

2006-10-11 Thread Rick Smith
PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Re: Crown Castle / Global signal Hi, Did I miss something? You said $250 per month, they came back with $400 per month and you executed the lease? :( Travis Microserv Rick Smith wrote: I dunno man, I called Global one day, and said I want

RE: [WISPA] Are you making money?

2006-10-17 Thread Rick Smith
exactly the mistake my company made. Shoulda, woulda, coulda leased... 'cept in NJ, it's $125 contract labor, and $244 for installation (199 install / 45 first month), oh and no free towers, they're all (16 of them) $500 / month / each at LEAST No free lunch. So to answer the previous

RE: [WISPA] Good Tower Climbers / Installers Needed

2006-10-17 Thread Rick Smith
Hey Dave, I don't know how much people know about what's goin on in JohnnyO's life these days, but he's completely switched himself around to tower crew mode. He's got all the gear, all the people, and all the time in the world to be doin cross-country trips to install stuff for WISPs, at a

[WISPA] Equipment Box

2006-10-19 Thread Rick Smith
Need a metal NEMA enclosure to fit a DVR in as well as a four gang power outlet and a couple POE bricks. The DVR measures 15 W x 16 D x 3 H, so I need something that's like 20 - 22 wide and 24 D I've looked @ Hyperlink already - too small... anyone have any other ideas ? -- WISPA Wireless

RE: [WISPA] Equipment Box

2006-10-19 Thread Rick Smith
) www.odessaoffice.com/wireless www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original Message - From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2006 7:15 AM Subject: [WISPA] Equipment Box Need a metal NEMA

RE: [WISPA] Phone Answering System

2006-10-20 Thread Rick Smith
sure, asterisk on a linux router with voice ports. There's a version of asterisk out there that's been converted to embedded just for that purpose. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Blair Davis Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 3:46 PM To:

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

2006-10-25 Thread Rick Smith
http://www.rcrnews.com/news.cms?newsId=27618 They don't say exact freq's except for the reference to unlicensed... R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

RE: [WISPA] 60GHz radio trial

2006-10-25 Thread Rick Smith
I've got a location - runnin mikrotik 5 gig currently - could add this link to the side easily. Customer does 5 meg per sec regularly. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark Koskenmaki Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2006 12:17 AM To: WISPA

RE: [WISPA] Powering 12-volt CPE via battery for site surveys

2006-10-30 Thread Rick Smith
be careful using inverters. I've used several, on two different trucks in my span here, and burned out the alternator in short order in both trucks. One was a Jeep Grand Cherokee, the latest a Ford Expedition with the high output alternator Running too many amps through the inverters puts a

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

2006-11-02 Thread Rick Smith
potential horrendous MOBILE interference to 5805 channels... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Scrivner Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 3:14 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] WTB Orders (FCC-06-110) Dawn, Could you tell

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

2006-11-02 Thread Rick Smith
] WTB Orders (FCC-06-110) Actually I was told that this is above the existing UNII band frequencies. I was told this has nothing to do with existing frequencies we use for our networks. Scriv Rick Smith wrote: potential horrendous MOBILE interference to 5805 channels... -Original Message

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

2006-11-03 Thread Rick Smith
haha. looks like you could just walk around tho... :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 11:32 AM To: wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA] Friday Fun. Worlds most expensive gate

RE: [WISPA] Vonage and Fax

2006-11-08 Thread Rick Smith
nod, mostly miss. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mark McElvy Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 9:06 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Vonage and Fax No personal experience, but have seen a discussion in the past that

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!!

2006-11-09 Thread Rick Smith
yeah, tom, don't post a book, but give us details. I'm sure Patrick will be chiming in on this one. I love Alvarion gear. Just can't afford it. Mikrotik's just as good, if not better at some things, but sometimes I'd just love a DS11 backhaul everywhere...or bigger. :) -Original

[WISPA] Canopy 900 mhz gear F/S

2006-11-21 Thread Rick Smith
Hey guys / gals, in my attempt to offload some of my spare equipment, I've got a few Canopy 900 Advantage CPEs and APs laying around that are barely used. I'll let the APs go for $1,250 each, and the SMs for $250 each. We'll add shipping later, and they're all connectorized with standard Mot

RE: [WISPA] wall mount racks

2006-11-24 Thread Rick Smith
check with Grainger. It's where I've bought them. Around $350 is about right. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mario Pommier Sent: Friday, November 24, 2006 1:08 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] wall mount racks Thanks,

RE: [WISPA] External battery on UPS

2006-11-25 Thread Rick Smith
stupid question. Normally, power supplies convert from AC to DC. If you wire DC into an outlet, and plug an AC power supply into it, will it just cut down the DC to whatever that P/S is supposed to provide to the POE unit, and pass the rest ? i.e. Solar 48V - 24V Batteries - 24VDC - Outlets

RE: [WISPA] Wireless Security biting you in the ass?

2006-11-27 Thread Rick Smith
I've been wonderin about this same thing. I've always blown it off and won the argument but Where's the HIPAA cert stuff to be found ? Like, exact checklists ? R -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Scrivner Sent: Monday, November

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

2006-11-27 Thread Rick Smith
funnier thing is, the view source' pages of those top 10 returns hardly have ANY www solo keywords in them... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 9:51 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA]

RE: [WISPA] Wireless Security biting you in the ass?

2006-11-27 Thread Rick Smith
I had another ISP borrow a trango radio to do a training session at the local college for their hosted medical application. They connected the trango to the network, and then ran a Cisco IPSEC connection over it using PIX firewalls. That was enough to satisfy the HIPAA requirements. R

[WISPA] Sequim, Washington state

2006-11-28 Thread Rick Smith
Anyone serve Sequim ? R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

[WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-11-30 Thread Rick Smith
Where are people buying their SR9 client setups, if at all ? What kind of pricing per CPE I'm looking at a couple places, and coming back with like $350 each for a rootenna / cable / SR9 / P.S. and RB112 Anyone see anything different ? R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

RE: [WISPA] bare conduits

2006-12-01 Thread Rick Smith
get a shop vac. get a box of pull string or a long enough piece of lightweight string. get a tennis ball (or whiffle ball) and tie the string to it. Turn on shop vac. Suck the ball through. Don't laugh. It'll work! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [WISPA] New Recording LAW in effect today?

2006-12-01 Thread Rick Smith
and you have to do NOTHING until you get a subpoena to do so. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Blair Davis Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 2:46 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] New Recording LAW in effect today? We are common

RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-01 Thread Rick Smith
packs + roo. Rick Smith wrote: Where are people buying their SR9 client setups, if at all ? What kind of pricing per CPE I'm looking at a couple places, and coming back with like $350 each for a rootenna / cable / SR9 / P.S. and RB112 Anyone see anything different ? R -- WISPA

RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-01 Thread Rick Smith
wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2006 7:11 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients http://www.star-v3.com/store/ $262 ea in ten packs + roo. Rick Smith wrote: Where are people buying their SR9 client setups, if at all ? What kind of pricing per CPE I'm looking

RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-01 Thread Rick Smith
- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rick Smith Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 7:35 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients There's no license fees if you're buying routerboards for Mikrotik. Also, add 2.4 cards (SR2) and cabling

RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-02 Thread Rick Smith
I thought about the same things. Once I put canopy or trango in, I've gotta replace the whole damn radio once cable / dsl starts taking away my customers. I'm in a cable / dsl area, and taking customers away from them, and basing it on Mikrotik. We're faster, not cheaper, and definitely

RE: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-02 Thread Rick Smith
available per sector. Are you using the whole 900 MHz band on one sector? If yes then how do you stop self-interference on adjacent sectors? Scriv Rick Smith wrote: I thought about the same things. Once I put canopy or trango in, I've gotta replace the whole damn radio once cable / dsl starts

RE: [WISPA] Industry failings

2006-12-05 Thread Rick Smith
ditto, and now I've taken over 100% of the company from the one person that did help me along early on. We built a large network here in NJ - across 12 locations, and it covers 1000's of potential accounts with no access to dsl or cable. Now looking for someone to come in with some operating /

RE: [WISPA] Industry failings

2006-12-05 Thread Rick Smith
there. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matt Liotta Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2006 9:32 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Industry failings Rick Smith wrote: We built a large network here in NJ - across 12 locations, and it covers 1000's

RE: [WISPA] I missed billing a customer for 15 months !

2006-12-11 Thread Rick Smith
Sign em to a 2 yr contract, up his fee by x$ (with some discount tossed in), and be done with it. As a cancellation fee, charge him that year's service you missed. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Monday, December

RE: [WISPA] I want one!!!

2006-12-11 Thread Rick Smith
about 50k. I remember getting rambunxious a while back. That call calmed me down :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Weddell Sent: Monday, December 11, 2006 5:35 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] I want one!!! I just

[WISPA] Mikrotik / SR9 / Incorrect Noise Floor

2006-12-13 Thread Rick Smith
I've been seeing something strange in a pop I'm changing over from Trango 900 to Tik and SR9. The Trango AP reports the noise floor ( on all 4 channels ) to be no worse than -88 (for vpol, that's awesome!) I can make a link from 2 miles out with the trango, no problem. I remember surveying

RE: [WISPA] more ip tracking upgrades

2006-12-14 Thread Rick Smith
now that's cool. See if Brandon can figure out the how many hosts are behind that IP address solution where you can then figure out who's reselling your service or just plain sharing it with everyone and their neighbor, at your expense. I've heard there's a set of bytes in the netflow headers

RE: [WISPA] AP Search

2006-12-14 Thread Rick Smith
http://www.mikrotik.com hands down these days. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Forbes Mercy Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:29 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] AP Search We're still looking for the ideal Access Point. We

RE: [WISPA] salary

2006-12-14 Thread Rick Smith
I've been going through a bunch of sale / merger / buyout / funding meetings lately, and that's about the salary they've all agreed on for an owner of a wisp at around 500 users. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent:

RE: [WISPA] A wisp who went a little too far.......

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
I don't even know where to start. I understand the malicious part - employee gone bad, fine. Punish him. But 2 years ? and 3 yrs after ? This is unlicensed stuff, can we really claim business interruption !? I would've hoped I had a defense attorney that could say Hey, they have to accept

RE: [WISPA] salary

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
of course, if you own an Scorp, you HAVE to have annual meetings with minutes and post annual reports to the state. At least in NJ. And, Tom's right. Repayment of loans is a nice way to not pay tax. NOW, you can only do that if you've actually loaned the company things. But if you're a

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

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
I still get junk mail in my mailbox at the road. I don't like pay-per-email ideas - they (spammers) will then just pay... I think the internet really needs to revamp the smtp idea with authenticated senders. Just having a 25 port open shouldn't be enough -Original Message- From:

RE: [WISPA] A wisp who went a little too far.......

2006-12-16 Thread Rick Smith
oh yeah, that organ donor email thing is a bunch of crap. If you were in that situation, you'd be given a pager and a cell phone. They ring the pager, call the cell, call your house, and will have someone come to your house and PICK YOU UP IN AN ANBULANCE if it's that life threatening. THAT

[WISPA] Canopy 900 Mhz connectorized stuff

2006-12-18 Thread Rick Smith
Got 2 AP's and 3 SM's, all 900 connectorized, all advantage hardware. Need to get rid of them, and recoup $$$, to be honest. They were installed, but only for a few weeks. We pulled the POP due to lack of funding for the area. Looking for $1200 per AP, and $250 per SM. Contact me offlist. R

[WISPA] RE: [isp-wireless] ot, private chat

2006-12-18 Thread Rick Smith
http://www.blabitonline.com is the site for my private-network secure i/m server and client. Not compatible with anything else, on purpose. Only closed-network. R -Original Message- From: Rick Smith [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 9:09 PM To: isp-wireless

RE: [WISPA] salary

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
as long as you OFFER it to them on a poster somewhere in the building. At least, that's what NJ says... that way it's opt in and there's no discrimination -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006

[WISPA] Want a portable tower ?

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
I've got two of these, exactly the same. They're really stable. I've never measured them, but they say they go about 20' into the air. I am 6' and this one's about 2x over my head. I'd say around 15' or so, and there's still a lot to crank up on it. Got bored the other day, so I raised some

RE: [WISPA] Building WARboard radios

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
I figure about 15 minutes for an RB112 / mikrotik / SR5 and SR2 cards w/cables, exterior cables, and antenna hookup / testing. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 1:52 PM To: WISPA General List

RE: [WISPA] FW: Notice That Public Release of FCC Form 477 Data Has Been Sought

2006-12-19 Thread Rick Smith
nope :) Guess why. Right. No one's getting my info from that data. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dennis Burgess - 2K Wireless Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 8:03 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: [WISPA] FW: Notice That Public

[WISPA] Ruckus Units...

2006-12-26 Thread Rick Smith
Did someone say they were a ruckus dealer ? I'd like to get a unit to test in a specific coverage area. R -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

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

2006-12-29 Thread Rick Smith
Patrick, what exactly is this illegal hardware you're referring to ? Can't be tranzeo -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick Leary Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 1:19 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] StarOS or

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