Re: [WISPA] Nanostations

2008-07-21 Thread Travis Johnson
't noticed it. Randy Travis Johnson wrote: The AirOS that comes on the Nanostations also has polling the issue is having a product that is compatible and has the features that people are already used to. Having Mikrotik on the Nano's would open up a whole new world. Travis Gino

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

2008-07-24 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, We have had to deal with this several times over the years. If you can go to their house, see the bad picture, unplug their equipment and it goes away, then it's your problem. Just re-mount the radio farther away and keep the customer happy. Travis Microserv rabbtux rabbtux wrote: I had

Re: [WISPA] Weird signal levels

2008-07-26 Thread Travis Johnson
The radio is blown due to static electricity, at least that's my guess. Replace the AP (or just the radio card depending on what your AP is) and it should be fixed. Travis Microserv Mark McElvy wrote: We had another electrical storm last night. One of my AP's is acting weird. It is still

Re: [WISPA] wow

2008-07-26 Thread Travis Johnson
Does it also add gain or just change polarity? Travis Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: This will work. The user is using a rotopol to convert a canopy to horizontal polarization. - Original Message - From: "Travis Johnson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: "WISPA General List"

[WISPA] OT: Property taxes

2008-07-28 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I wanted to share this scenario and see if it's the same around the country, or just here. We own the building our office is located in... however, none of the actual owners are located within the city limits where the office is located. This isn't a big deal, except we are unable to vote

[WISPA] RB333

2008-07-29 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Just another heads up on the Mikrotik Routerboard noise issues. We mounted an RB333 using an 18v PoE within about 3 feet of a HAM operator antenna on a tower. He called last week and asked if we had made any changes lately. He said he started seeing noise issues (repeater getting keyed,

Re: [WISPA] Redline indoor subscriber

2008-08-01 Thread Travis Johnson
The Redline rep at the meeting I attended yesterday said "don't use the indoor models... they suck" just for whatever that's worth... ;) Travis Microserv Eric Muehleisen wrote: Performance was poor in our testing. the SU-I has only 8dbi gain on it's directional antenna (back of

Re: [WISPA] Sprint and Clearwire

2008-08-03 Thread Travis Johnson
But... like he mentioned, almost all that space is gone. In my area a different company (BridgeMaxx) owns the 2.5ghz spectrum and is using it for internet service already. Of course, they paid millions of dollars for it, and their service is terrible (as we have a modem in our office for

[WISPA] MT telnet

2008-08-04 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Does anyone know if there is a way to turn off the color features on the newer Mikrotik ROS versions when doing a telnet? It is messing up our remote telnet scripts because the color codes are being sent and the Net::Telnet perl module does not know how to deal with them. thanks, Travis

Re: [WISPA] MT telnet

2008-08-04 Thread Travis Johnson
colours off, except running under a dumb terminal ryan Travis Johnson wrote: Hi, Does anyone know if there is a way to turn off the "color" features on the newer Mikrotik ROS versions when doing a telnet? It is messing up our remote telnet scripts because

[WISPA] polling

2008-08-05 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I would like to start a quick list of the wireless radio's available today that have some type of polling system. Here are the ones I can think of quickly... please add this list: Canopy Trango Alvarion Mikrotik thanks, Travis Microserv

[WISPA] MT Nstreme

2008-08-07 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, For anyone that would like to see the Mikrotik Nstreme protocol re-designed to support more than 30 clients (their new recommendation), and have lower, consistent latency, please email them directly and let them know ([EMAIL PROTECTED]). They claim they are listening to customer requests

Re: [WISPA] MT Nstreme

2008-08-08 Thread Travis Johnson
. In our dialog, they said they are working on something, but it's too soon to tell when it'll be done, if at all possible. I soon will be evaluating other options. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com - Original Message - From: "Travis Jo

Re: [WISPA] new site install pictures

2008-08-10 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Looks very nice... I did notice a couple things that we have seen in our environment that may or may not be an issue. The first is the weatherproof on the LMR jumper cables. We have found that we have to seal all the way up against the plastic case on the antenna, otherwise water will

Re: [WISPA] Cisco GSR Routers

2008-08-12 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, We just recently installed one of these (12008) to take a full OC3 feed. We had to ugprade the memory (on the CPU card AND on the OC3 card), but even then it was cheap. The only catch for most people is they are 240VAC... and they take up about 10u of rack space. Travis Microserv Gino

Re: [WISPA] Cisco GSR Routers

2008-08-12 Thread Travis Johnson
We installed a GSR with two processor cards and a single OC3 card. The load on our UPS went up by 1% (APC 12kva). The heat generated by that is nothing compared to the three Akamai caching servers (2u HP's with 8 SCSI drives each and dual power supplies). Travis Microserv Scott Lambert

Re: [WISPA] Nanostation

2008-08-19 Thread Travis Johnson
I have one 2.4ghz and two 5.8ghz units brand new I will sell. Contact me off list. Travis Microserv Brian Rohrbacher wrote: Does anyone know of any nano or powerstations in stock? Brian WISPA Wants You! Join

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-08-25 Thread Travis Johnson
Yes, this is a known problem with MT AP's. They claim they are "working on it". Travis Microserv Kurt Fankhauser wrote: Has anyone else seen this problem I am seeing. On my Mikrotik sites with Atheros AP's the interface will decide to completely dump all of the atheros clients and then

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-08-25 Thread Travis Johnson
I think there are messages on their forum almost a year old. :( Travis Microserv Kurt Fankhauser wrote: How long has this problem been ongoing? -- Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC P.O. Box 126 Bucyrus, OH 44820 419-562-6405 www.wavelinc.com - Original Message From: WISPA

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-08-25 Thread Travis Johnson
was thinking about deploying more MT AP's. Now What. Having StarOS v3 issues and now seeing MT having issues with my CPE. Steve Barnes Executive Manager PCS-WIN RCWiFi Wireless Internet Service (765)584-2288 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson

[WISPA] OSBridge

2008-08-26 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Is anyone running any of the OSBridge outdoor wireless equipment? Could you please comment (good, bad or ugly) either on list or off-list. thanks, Travis Microserv WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] I want to port their numbers!!!!

2008-08-26 Thread Travis Johnson
I thought it was a Federal Regulation that phone numbers could be ported? That's why the cell companies had to start doing it a year or two ago? Travis Microserv Jeromie Reeves wrote: If it is a Rural Telcom, then they are exempt from having to allow porting. VZ might just have a deal

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-08-27 Thread Travis Johnson
I have many (over 40) MT AP's with SR5 cards on the AP side and Compex WLM54SAG cards on the client side, with RB411's as well. All my clients are the same, and running MT, and they all do the same thing. :( Once again, MT is aware of the problem, but rather than fix it, they decide to work

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-08-27 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I understand what you are saying... but I also understand that Canopy and Alvarion are at least $50 more per CPE. So to do 150 installs per month x $50 = $7,500 per month in savings it's pretty hard to just give up. Right now we are doing 30 customers per AP and it's working pretty

[WISPA] Rohn 45

2008-08-27 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I'm looking for (3) 10ft sections of Rohn 45 tower section. I would prefer used, but a good deal on new would be OK too. Please respond off-list with pricing and shipping to 83404. (I'm ONLY looking for Rohn 45 sections). Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] 3.65 SUO initial config

2008-08-30 Thread Travis Johnson
What is the maximum distance you could go with true LOS? Travis Microserv John McDowell wrote: We have an omni with 3.65 Redmax. I have it on a 140' tower with flat terrain, moderate trees. I have about 5 customers completely NLOS, one of which is almost a mile away, shooting through

Re: [WISPA] 3.65 SUO initial config

2008-08-30 Thread Travis Johnson
What is maximum distance you could get with line of site? Travis Microserv Eric Muehleisen wrote: John runs the Redmax AN-100U which is limited to 23dbm transmit power. However, the AN-100UX is limited to 36dbm. With a sector antenna at the base station running 27-28dbm transmit power

[WISPA] Trango firmware

2008-08-30 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, A few years ago, a guy posted a document about how he decompiled the firmware on a Trango 5830AP radio. Does anyone remember seeing this? I can't find it again, and I'd like to take a look at it. thanks, Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] Distance on 18ghz with 2' dishes?

2008-09-09 Thread Travis Johnson
Anywhere from 1 mile to 27 miles... ;) Travis Microserv John McDowell wrote: Anybody have an idea of what distance can be achieved with an 18ghz link and 2' dishes? WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] 2.4 cars for MT AP

2008-09-10 Thread Travis Johnson
SR2 Brian Rohrbacher wrote: What are some good cards to use in 2.4 MT APs? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] 3 man volunteer crew for Gulf help

2008-09-13 Thread Travis Johnson
Me too. Send a paypal address. Travis Microserv [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We can't do a whole lot, but if we all pitched in with 25 or 50 bucks, we could cover the gas and food and place to stay bills... Jim, you got a paypal address we can use to donate? I'll do 50... I challenge you

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-09-16 Thread Travis Johnson
This is great news, and hopefully something they can fix. HOWEVER, news about this problem was posted on their forums almost a full year ago, and they did nothing. I'm hoping (along with everyone else) that they can actually make it better, but I'm having a hard time with them because they

Re: [WISPA] MT interface randomly dumping clients.

2008-09-17 Thread Travis Johnson
or do ALL clients associated to the wonky card drop? We are getting closer. ryan Travis Johnson wrote: This is great news, and hopefully something they can fix. HOWEVER, news about this problem was posted on their forums almost a full year ago, and they did nothing. I'm hoping (along

[WISPA] routers

2008-09-20 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I'm looking for a recommendation on an Ethernet router (two ports or more) that is somewhere in between a $50 Linksys and a $500 Cisco ASA. Something that will do some basic QoS would be nice. Any suggestions? thanks, Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] routers

2008-09-21 Thread Travis Johnson
I was hoping to find something a little more "user friendly", as the company buying isn't real tech savvy. Something with a nice web gui and easy to understand settings. Travis Microserv Butch Evans wrote: On Sat, 20 Sep 2008, Travis Johnson wrote: I

[WISPA] MT DOMs

2008-09-27 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, We have used a lot of the PQI DOM (Disk on Module) units for our Mikrotik installations in x86 systems. However, some of the newer systemboards don't even have IDE on them, only SATA. Does anyone know a good source for the same type of module, but in a SATA form factor? thanks, Travis

Re: [WISPA] Bad radio?

2008-09-28 Thread Travis Johnson
You don't keep spare radio cards in stock? That's probably something you should consider. Travis Microserv Mike Hammett wrote: I changed the freq a bit and didn't see any significant change. I climbed and swapped the pigtails with North and changed all the settings so they were fully

Re: [WISPA] Bad radio?

2008-10-01 Thread Travis Johnson
This really looks like you are causing yourself all kinds of interference. Using the channels you listed: North, ICS1 = 5785 South, ICS2 = 5805 East, ICS4 = 5765 West, ICS3 = 5745 I'm sure they are stepping on each other. The signal doesn't just drop completely off on the edges. I assume

Re: [WISPA] Bad radio?

2008-10-01 Thread Travis Johnson
are gigantic chunks of metal to where I doubt you could even physically see a foot or two to the side of either sector. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com From: Travis Johnson Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2008 11:21 AM To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Bad radio?

2008-10-01 Thread Travis Johnson
iding some increased radio separation. Depending on how I do it, there may be sheet metal between each RB411AH as well. -- Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com -- From: "Travis Johnson" [EMAIL PROTEC

[WISPA] QoS VPN router

2008-10-01 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I am looking for a suggestion for a QoS capable VPN router/firewall. What would be preferred is a router with 4 ports and the ability to allocate so much bandwidth to each individual port. Any ideas? thanks, Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] QoS VPN router

2008-10-01 Thread Travis Johnson
% of the time). How hard is MT to configure for IPSEC VPN tunnels? I don't even know where to start on that issue... Travis Microserv Butch Evans wrote: On Wed, 1 Oct 2008, Travis Johnson wrote: I am looking for a suggestion for a QoS capable VPN router/firewall. What would

Re: [WISPA] Tranzeo/Mtik disconnect issue...

2008-10-02 Thread Travis Johnson
This is NOT just a MT/Tranzeo issue. If you search the forums, people were talking about this issue over 6 months ago with various clients. We are running 100% MT (AP and clients) and we see the issue across ALL of our AP's. Travis Microserv D. Ryan Spott wrote: Steve and Eje, There is a

Re: [WISPA] OT. Network Question

2008-10-12 Thread Travis Johnson
No. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It was just brought to my attention that I omitted an important piece of my question last night. Let's try it again... If two switches on the same network HAVE THE SAME IP, will it effect network traffc??? Bob Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

[WISPA] referral programs

2008-10-12 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I'd like to hear about any referral programs that anyone has implemented that seem to be working well. I heard about one a few months ago that I thought was very interesting: For every customer that signs up and is installed, the referring customer gets a month free. The real deal is

Re: [WISPA] referral programs

2008-10-12 Thread Travis Johnson
to get you 5 referrals, would you want to try and have that person successful at it to keep on doing it? What about saying the second year, 5 more referrals, gets another year free? Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - Fro

Re: [WISPA] referral programs

2008-10-12 Thread Travis Johnson
choice. Just my .02 :) -RickG On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'd like to hear about any referral programs that anyone has implemented that seem to be working well. I heard about one a few months ago that I thought was very interesting: For every cu

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

2008-10-13 Thread Travis Johnson
So there are people that don't roll a truck because some software says you may not be able to get a connection? That seems like a pretty poor idea to me... we have clients that we had to try 3 or 4 different towers with 2 or 3 different frequencies before we get a good signal. This "tool" may

[WISPA] NOGO's

2008-10-13 Thread Travis Johnson
people we couldn't install successfully. If we only had more time to find more tower locations... :( Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: We always assume we will get a signal. We are rarely wrong. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; WISPA

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

2008-10-13 Thread Travis Johnson
ll get a signal. We are rarely wrong. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; WISPA General List Sent: Monday, October 13, 2008 9:07 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] [Tranzeo] New Update - Tranzeo/Mtik disconnectissueOct7th, 2008 So there are people that don't roll

Re: [WISPA] NOGO's

2008-10-13 Thread Travis Johnson
o you make to a client before the install is complete? Thank You, Brian Webster -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Monday, October 13, 2008 11:30 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] NOGO's Along a different li

Re: [WISPA] NOGO's / 900hmz

2008-10-14 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, In our experience with Trango 900mhz, it does work well in SOME areas. The biggest thing is making sure you use horizontal polarity as vertical is pretty noisy (even here in Idaho, we have seen -50 noise across the entire 900 band in vertical polarity). The other thing to remember is 900

[WISPA] tower

2008-10-15 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I'm looking for a portable type tower that I can use in a remote location. Something that I can just park in a field, run power to, and put some antennas on. Something in the 60-80ft. tall range would be ideal, but it also depends on price. Any suggestions or better ideas? thanks,

Re: [WISPA] Recommendations for equipment to create 15 mile 20 Mbit PtPlink?

2008-10-17 Thread Travis Johnson
I don't think the Nanostation has the horsepower to do 20Mbps, do they? Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Nanostations. - Original Message - From: "Cooper Marcus" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: "WISPA General List" wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 8:42 PM Subject:

[WISPA] rebooters

2008-10-18 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, We have now had two of our Digital Loggers Power rebooters completely die in the last 30 days (out of about 20 deployed). Most of them were deployed about two years ago, and we've never had a problem until the last 30 days. :( Anyone else seeing problems? Two out of twenty isn't very

Re: [WISPA] Damn, Ubiquiti

2008-10-22 Thread Travis Johnson
I'm just waiting to see how many Nano's get completely busted. They use the regular mounting, but then it's a HUGE panel that just fits over the Nano and has a pigtail that you plug into the external port. Not sure I really understand the concept, when you could just use a regular 2.4ghz

[WISPA] cards

2008-10-23 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, We are currently using the Compex WLM54-SAG23 cards for customer radios... however, we are having a lot of failures with the cards (due to static, etc.). Has anyone found a better card that is in the same price range? thanks, Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] cards

2008-10-24 Thread Travis Johnson
MT RB411 Harold Bledsoe wrote: What CPU board are you using as this may limit your options? -Hal -Original Message- From: Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: [WISPA

[WISPA] MT Nstreme fixes

2008-10-24 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, For those that have not seen it yet, Mikrotik made some major improvements to their Nstreme protocol for point to multi-point configurations. It is still in beta form, but it has made huge improvements in latency and jitter on AP's with 30+ customers connected. Here is the link to their

Re: [WISPA] Equip Leasing

2008-10-29 Thread Travis Johnson
Marlon, The difference with "fair market value" leasing is that you get to deduct the full amount of each monthly payment because it's a "true lease"... so you don't have to depreciate the equipment and deal with tax law changes every year and wonder if you are going to be over or under the

Re: [WISPA] MikroTik and UBQ XR3

2008-10-30 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Changing the country code is the same as buying the Custom Frequency license. What does your power output table show on the AP and CPE side? What kind of signals are you getting? Travis Microserv [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are testing a 3.65 GHz setup with MT and XR3 using a 11 dBi

Re: [WISPA] Netflix and TiVo

2008-10-30 Thread Travis Johnson
I think the problem is until the big boys change, us little guys can't change to a metered system. Right now cable, DSL, licensed WiMax, etc. are all unlimited usage. There is no way I could change to a pay per byte model without losing a ton of customers. Travis Microserv Brad Belton wrote:

Re: [WISPA] ISPCON

2008-10-30 Thread Travis Johnson
I'll be there sounds good. Travis Microserv Charles Wu (CTI) wrote: Who's going? We are thinking of throwing a networking party / reception there on Wednesday night (right before ISP-CEO) Wanted to know who'd be there to see if there's any interest out there -Charles Charles Wu

[WISPA] FCC licensing

2008-10-30 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, What is the required notification distance on 18ghz licensing? I have a tower with 18ghz links, and just found a new tower that went up about 20 miles away with 18ghz and yet I never received notification. Is there a certain distance that they don't notify? Also, how does one go about

Re: [WISPA] FCC licensing

2008-10-30 Thread Travis Johnson
I have always received notifications via USPS in the past (even just a week ago for another company doing some 18ghz stuff in my area). Travis Microserv David E. Smith wrote: Travis Johnson wrote: What is the "required" notification distance on 18ghz licensing? I hav

[WISPA] billboards

2008-10-31 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Has anyone had success using billboards for small repeaters? Just a small backhaul antenna and a small omni? We are considering contacting some billboard companies about this, and I was just wondering what we may run into? thanks, Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-01 Thread Travis Johnson
How does Canopy fix a customer satisfaction problem? If they are used to getting 5Mbps download speed and you have to cap them at 1Mbps, it doesn't really matter what platform you are using. Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Canopy... - Original Message - From: "Kurt

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-01 Thread Travis Johnson
. Excellent up sell opportunities with zero effort. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2008 10:30 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers How does Canopy fix a customer satisfaction problem? If they are used

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-01 Thread Travis Johnson
. The power users call in and upgrade their rate plan all the time. Excellent up sell opportunities with zero effort. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2008 10:30 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] heavy

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-01 Thread Travis Johnson
, If I understand this correctly, you have at least 1Mbps or higher of bandwidth for every customer? -RickG On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We deliver what the customers pay for. If they purchase a 1Mbps package, they get 1Mbps 24x7

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-02 Thread Travis Johnson
n Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 9:30 PM, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Every customer can get the speed they are paying for ANY time they run a speed test. We offer packages from 512k to 2.5meg for residential customers and they always get what they pay for (download AND upload, which i

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-02 Thread Travis Johnson
to get the cost down. Thanks! -RickG On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 12:08 PM, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rick, Yes, all of our packages are symmetrical speeds (same download and upload). So if they buy our 512k package, they get 512k down x 512k up all the time. They are not &qu

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-02 Thread Travis Johnson
wispa.org Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2008 11:20 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers Well that is a testimony to your quality of service for sure. Now, if you were using Canopy your customers would be even happier! - Original Message - From: "Travis Johnson" [EMA

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-02 Thread Travis Johnson
where they received there third round of financing. Something over ten million which puts them somewhere in the 50 million range as a guess. Last I spoke with their CEO they were pushing 2 customers with an arpu of around $30. Sent from my iPhone On Nov 2, 2008, at 2:50 PM, Travis Johnson [EM

Re: [WISPA] WiMax (was heavy usage customers)

2008-11-02 Thread Travis Johnson
et? -RickG On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 1:07 PM, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have Qwest DSL, CableOne, another WISP (doing "up to 4meg" for $29.95 with Canopy), and a licensed WiMax (2.5ghz) provider (doing "up to 2meg", mobile, for $29.95). I have a lot of

Re: [WISPA] heavy usage customers

2008-11-02 Thread Travis Johnson
of this. We put 128-160 customers per AP and they all still get 10.2 Mbps burst. Slower radio? That seems pretty fast to me. And we guarantee latency to 7 mS. Hmmm, that is pretty hard to do with anyone else. - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent

[WISPA] 3.65

2008-11-03 Thread Travis Johnson
two years deploying licensed backhauls and 3.65 APs starting with the high traffic areas and working out to the fringes. Its the neverending story. Matt Larsen vistabeam.com Travis Johnson wrote: Hi, We don't use DHCP. Every single customer gets a real, static IP address. We als

Re: [WISPA] 3.65

2008-11-03 Thread Travis Johnson
Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com From: Travis Johnson Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 8:30 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] 3.65 Matt, I agree. We are looking at the same thing... putting up some 3.65ghz AP's on our bigger towers and moving heavy usage customers

Re: [WISPA] 3.65

2008-11-03 Thread Travis Johnson
787.273.4145 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 12:15 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 3.65 Like? Gino Villarini wrote: There are some below $5k BSU solutions on the market

Re: [WISPA] 3.65

2008-11-03 Thread Travis Johnson
] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 10:30 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] 3.65 Matt, I agree. We are looking at the same thing... putting up some 3.65ghz AP's on our bigger towers and moving heavy usage customers to that. However, until base stations

Re: [WISPA] 3.65

2008-11-03 Thread Travis Johnson
LOL Matt Liotta wrote: We did test them. I would rather not share bad experiences on a public list. See you at ISPCON. -Matt On Nov 3, 2008, at 11:14 AM, Travis Johnson wrote: Matt, What does that mean? Have you tested it? Was it good or bad? Travis Microserv Matt Liotta

Re: [WISPA] 3.65

2008-11-03 Thread Travis Johnson
and delete all copies. _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 8:43 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] 3.65 Tranzeo and Aperto are operating in a partnership. Their base station was around $8k when I

[WISPA] SR5 vs. XR5

2008-11-04 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Can anyone provide any real-world experience where they replaced SR5 cards with XR5 cards on a point to point link? We have a 15 mile shot (using MT) that is just _barely_ line of site enough to establish a link. I am just wondering how much increase in signal we would see by switching

Re: [WISPA] SR5 vs. XR5

2008-11-04 Thread Travis Johnson
a quick configure. $216 for the parts should be easy to show on the books. :) ryan Travis Johnson wrote: Hi, Can anyone provide any real-world experience where they replaced SR5 cards with XR5 cards on a point to point link? We have a 15 mile shot (using MT) that is just _barely_ line

Re: [WISPA] SR5 vs. XR5

2008-11-04 Thread Travis Johnson
There is a difference between u.fl and mmcx on signal levels? Blair Davis wrote: I-2db. Maybe more, but only if you are going from u.fl pigtails to mmcx pigtails... Travis Johnson wrote: Hi, It's a 2 hour drive (each way) and requires taking the link down (again). I

Re: [WISPA] My favorite quotes from the FCC TVWS meeting today...

2008-11-04 Thread Travis Johnson
Tom, You act surprised and shocked that the FCC listened to the two biggest technology companies in the world, rather than a small group of WISP's. It's pretty much normal politics, even at the FCC. The person with the biggest checkbook always wins. ALWAYS. It would be nice to see things

[WISPA] SR2 overload

2008-11-05 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Does anyone know at what signal level and SR2 card would become overloaded on the receiver? I can't find that spec on their datasheet. We have a customer on an AP that has a -27 RSSI and this AP is acting very strange. It's been this way for over a month with no issues, but the weather

[WISPA] standoffs

2008-11-05 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, Where is everyone getting metal standoffs for mounting Routerboards on the backplates? We would prefer metal ones, with nuts on the back and then machine threaded screws. Or, if there is something better, let me know. thanks, Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] My favorite quotes from the FCC TVWS meeting today...

2008-11-05 Thread Travis Johnson
I believe all of Trango's licensed equipment (6ghz, 11ghz, 18ghz, 23ghz) is the same price. Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: Moreover, 6 GHz hardware is my most expensive stuff. I can get 11 GHz dragonwave at a much lower cost and it will do more than 6 GHz for most

Re: [WISPA] My favorite quotes from the FCC TVWS meeting today...

2008-11-05 Thread Travis Johnson
We brought down E911 service on a tower 100ft away from our tower with a $150 Mikrotik board... so that isn't much of a reason either. Travis Microserv Chuck McCown - 3 wrote: So I guess satellite earth station minimum size requirements would really make a barrier to entry. I think we

Re: [WISPA] My favorite quotes from the FCC TVWS meeting today...

2008-11-05 Thread Travis Johnson
: Travis Johnson To: WISPA General List Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:51 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] My favorite quotes from the FCC TVWS meeting today... We brought down E911 service on a tower 100ft away from our tower with a $150 Mikrotik board... so that isn't much of a reason

Re: [WISPA] Trango Giga Link provisioning setup

2008-11-05 Thread Travis Johnson
Gino, This is from memory about a month ago... but here ya go (the commands may not be exact, but should be close): 1. turn the power to the ODU on (odupower on) 2. set the frequency (freq 19000) 3. turn the oduagc off 4. set the ip address (ip config 192.168.100.100 255.255.255.0) 5. set the

Re: [WISPA] OT election results

2008-11-06 Thread Travis Johnson
Our taxes may go up, but we get free gas and don't have to pay our mortgage payments any more http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P36x8rTb3jI I wonder what's going to happen when people come back to the real world and realize Obama isn't going to pay their mortgages for them? Travis Microserv

[WISPA] 1.9ghz?

2008-11-06 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I wasn't aware you could get a cordless phone that operates in 1.9ghz??? Uniden DECT2080-2 shows it operates in the interference free cordless frequency. Travis Microserv WISPA Wants You! Join today!

[WISPA] County

2008-11-14 Thread Travis Johnson
Hi, I discovered today that one of my competitors that has setup several (6+) new licensed links (using 11ghz, 18ghz and 23ghz) in the last year is using the local Sheriff's office as the contact and registered owner in the FCC database. I'm sure the Sheriff's office is using the links for

Re: [WISPA] County

2008-11-15 Thread Travis Johnson
: "Travis Johnson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; "WISPA General List" wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 10:29 PM Subject: [WISPA] County Hi, I discovered today that one of my competitors that has setup several (6+) new licensed links

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces

2008-11-17 Thread Travis Johnson
My guess is 12 months before anything is shipping. Travis Microserv Chuck McCown wrote: Motorola is likely to be first out of the chute. But none of them were putting the final touches on anything until the rules were published. Now they have to finish their products, do type

Re: [WISPA] DTV transition

2008-11-18 Thread Travis Johnson
I'll take a case of the yellow. Do you accept Paypal? :) Travis Mac Dearman wrote: I have some Wi-Fi spray I use on client CPE when their signal degrades. Two squirts and their old -87 become a -67 instantly!! It comes in several different colors - - like wifi red, radio white and my

Re: [WISPA] one more

2008-11-20 Thread Travis Johnson
That truck would never make it to that tower site... never ever. At least at some of our tower sites, imagine snow deep enough that the only thing that stops you from going clear over your head is your armpits. Imagine being able to dig down 12 feet and still not hit dirt. Then imagine the

Re: [WISPA] NetFlix Streaming Bandwidth Information

2008-11-23 Thread Travis Johnson
Now we just need Mikrotik to add a category like "all-p2p" but called "all-video" so I can throttle that too. :) TV belongs on satellite. It's the best use of resources. Travis Microserv Eje Gustafsson wrote: Lowest quality is so bad IMO that you do not want to watch it on full screen

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