Re: [WISPA] The nanostation thing....

2008-07-21 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Charles Wyble [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, July 21, 2008 10:17 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] The nanostation thing Right. Madwifi ( http://madwifi.org/ )

Re: [WISPA] Just what we need.

2008-07-22 Thread reader
Marlon, my friend, that is the wrong viewpoint. This is the RIGHT one... Imagine the sales I could make if the taxpayers weren't subsidizing CenturyTel. The secret is not to become dependent upon subsidy... The best is to take it from those who have built an entire industry of exploiting it,

Re: [WISPA] Input Needed - Average number of CPE per WISP ?

2008-07-23 Thread reader
Jack, how are we supposed to know? The only way to find anything approaching an average is to get those 500 responses and average them. And t hen you still gotta define what a WISP is. Is it the guy who covers an area the size of two city blocks and has backhauled in DSL from 3 miles away?

Re: [WISPA] OFFLIST: Input Needed - Average number of CPE per WISP ?

2008-07-23 Thread reader
:: laugh :: Jack, it happens even in the best of regulated families :) insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Jack Unger [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 9:28 AM Subject:

Re: [WISPA] PacWireless POE

2008-07-23 Thread reader
I use them occaisionally and find they work ok. I once ran a box on them that ran them close to full power, and it fried them within 2 weeks. I went through two of them rapid fire before I found a different solution. Other than that, they've been good for me.

Re: [WISPA] PacWireless POE

2008-07-24 Thread reader
I buy the little black rectangular injectors... Generally use Titan Wireless for them, and have been buying table top or laptop style power supplies - the kind with two cords :) I have started using them only for the odd setups where I need more power. I have had only ONE failure, and

[WISPA] Who sells grounded CAT 5 ends?

2008-07-25 Thread reader
None of my normal suppliers have them. Where do you get yours and what do you normally have to pay? Thanks insert witty tagline here WISPA Wants You! Join today!

[WISPA] Mini-pci WIMAX cards and drivers... Available anywhere?

2008-07-25 Thread reader
There's a lot of buzz about the Wavesat engineered minipci's and their supposedly sub-$100 price tag. Anyone know more about this? insert witty tagline here WISPA Wants You!

Re: [WISPA] More FCC News - Net Neutrality

2008-07-26 Thread reader
Bow to the east each morning and recite... Oh great Father in Washington, thou knowest all, divinest all, we are unworthy to have thy great protection and wisdom... Or, we could start telling the FCC they're full of it... insert witty tagline here -

Re: [WISPA] 3.650 Wimax in the field

2008-07-27 Thread reader
Can anyone explain why the rule would encourage spectrum hogging?Use wider channel = get more eirp??? insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday,

Re: [WISPA] More FCC News - Net Neutrality

2008-07-27 Thread reader
usage based means tiers of prices... No matter what you tell people or how you warn them, if your bill this month is $100 and last month it was $25, they WILL BE ANGRY. Further, automating systems to bill per gig is kind of a pain. The answer, then, I guess is... convenience.

Re: [WISPA] Mini-pci WIMAX cards and drivers... Available anywhere?

2008-07-27 Thread reader
We can hack the MAC on atheros based chipsets. Well, could, if we could get some funding together and some sharp minds... MIMO interests me too. Again, the same hackable chipsets... insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] 3.650 Wimax in the field

2008-07-27 Thread reader
Then could someone explain how this works out in real life? The problem I have here, is that it appears that if we deploy some 3 or 5 mhz channels, we're going to be severely hampered EIRP-wise, from reaching any distance at all. Now, the UBNT XR3's are certified for a 5, 10, and 20 mzh

Re: [WISPA] OT: Property taxes

2008-07-28 Thread reader
I ran into something vaguely similar in frustration level in two nearby towns. Both of them start with declaring that the city has sufficient competitive communications infrastructure and that the purpose of the regulations are to prevent further unsightly development. It defines anything

Re: [WISPA] More FCC News - Net Neutrality

2008-07-28 Thread reader
I stopped tracking individual use... But my average has remained the same since after my first year... 7 gigs per customer. Summer use is a little more, winter is less.I do keep track of the number of gigs. insert witty tagline here - Original

Re: [WISPA] Sprint and Clearwire

2008-08-03 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: John McDowell [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 5:59 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Sprint and Clearwire 2. WISPs can use 2.5ghz spectrum and

Re: [WISPA] Sprint and Clearwire

2008-08-03 Thread reader
You say that as if Sprint and Clearwire have not already bought up everything. As far as I can tell, at least in the three states around me, they have. EVERYTHING. They have it all. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: John

Re: [WISPA] Sprint and Clearwire

2008-08-03 Thread reader
Whitespace? The last time I investigated, the area I am in is divided up into little boxes and all of the former holders had leased to Sprint or Clearwire. The box I am in had all of the holders either actively using, or leasing. I could find no information on there being any unallocated

Re: [WISPA] Court Injunction

2008-08-05 Thread reader
Comments inline insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Doug Ratcliffe [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, August 04, 2008 7:46 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Court Injunction But when 802.11 became easy it

[WISPA] Just got bit by 3.65Ghz rules...

2008-08-06 Thread reader
I was in the process of registering a location in preparation to run a licensed 3.65 ghz link. In fact, I wanted to run 3 of them from the same site. That can be done by using 5 mhz channels, and at this time, that would be sufficient bandwidth... But no. At 5 mhz bandwidth, I can't have

Re: [WISPA] July was a busy month for new 3.65 GHz gear

2008-08-07 Thread reader
I'm in there. Even have my paper license in the file... Put in a site registration a few days ago... insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Patrick Leary [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday,

Re: [WISPA] Transportable/Mobile 3650mhz band Base Stations

2008-08-09 Thread reader
I see no reason why they would not. The question is not if you can move the building or structure or whatever it is mounted to, but whether or not you properly update your location registration(s).One thing I find odd, is that the process ignores the client and focuses on the base

Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments?

2008-08-10 Thread reader
There are farmers around here without a landline. They are 100% cellular now. They even have spare lines for the temp guys that show up for harvest/picking, etc. I am presently only cellular and I chose that knowing that i do not have 100% coverage, but that was better than the customer

Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments?

2008-08-10 Thread reader
The power output from those femtocells is so small, it more closely resembles bluetooth. It covers an area under 100 feet by 100 feet in open air, I read. I dont' think that's going to cause high levels of interference.Besides, they're all supposed to be indoors, as well. And at a 1K a

Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments?

2008-08-10 Thread reader
I'll have to look around and see if I can find it. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:43 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] VoIP deployments? Um.

Re: [WISPA] Tower site liscensing problem

2008-08-12 Thread reader
The most dreaded words in the world Hi, I'm from the government and I'm here to help you!. We can survive competition and bad spectrum and mediocre equipment and high prices, but we cannot survive the helping hand of govenrment. I would suggest asking them to cite the statutes that requires

Re: [WISPA] info on securing a 3.65 license

2008-08-12 Thread reader
Actually, getthing the license is real easy. Finding your way through the FCC's web mess, that's a different story. however, when you go to register your location, that's when it gets harder. They use terminology and expect stuff we've never even heard of.

Re: [WISPA] Good Golly Gustav

2008-08-30 Thread reader
Mac, I understand you completely. My daugher is NOLA , or on her way out with friends... Or they darn well better be. If I had the $$ I'd be getting ready to leave now so as to get there in time. Me, my associate, and the bucket truck and travel trailer.. Unfortunately, I haven't the

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

2008-09-13 Thread reader
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 all to match it. insert witty tagline here

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

2008-09-14 Thread reader
John, Payment made. it references you and Jim Patient to help identify it. Thanks Mark insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc: Dori Crow [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[WISPA] Looking for webcam/security software

2008-09-26 Thread reader
I'm looking for software that records video and audio from a windows computer (client uses a cam attached to a computer) whenever motion is detected, and uploads it to a remote server. This is, of course, part of an investigation or evidence collection (not sure which) dealing with

Re: [WISPA] Done loving this thread

2008-10-10 Thread reader
Business plans based upon credit or federal subsidy seem to be a risky proposition right now. We want nothing to do with USF funds, period. Our business model and expense/debt/overhead is prepared to weather just about anything except federal nastiness.

Re: [WISPA] Damn, Ubiquiti

2008-10-22 Thread reader
I was told not count on any of this stuff being available for 6 to 12 months... insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Jeromie Reeves [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 8:30 AM

Re: [WISPA] OT election results

2008-11-07 Thread reader
That's too bad. Prediction is that from now on... Who gets it is who pays the biggest bucks. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, November 06,

Re: [WISPA] OT election results - probable new chairman named

2008-11-10 Thread reader
The word on the streets is that the new FCC chairman is one Henry Rivera. He is a former FCC commissioner, who has been a telco lobbyist since 2001. The grist mill says he was chosen so he can push the FCC back into enforcing the fairness doctrine, which is federal control over broadcast

Re: [WISPA] OT election results - probable new chairman named

2008-11-10 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, November 10, 2008 9:19 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] OT election results - probable new chairman named

Re: [WISPA] OT election results - probable new chairman named

2008-11-10 Thread reader
The two newsarticles I found on Rivera insisted he was the top of the list for chairman, both published today. regardless, changes in people can be profound changes in policy... Which could be helpful or lethal... We need to not be dependent on whims for our existence... The shifting sands

Re: [WISPA] Need a power supply?

2008-11-17 Thread reader
Just to clear things up: The EPA has not yet accepted these, but the type of device is not susceptible to melting down, blowing up, or anything else like that. The module you are seeing is just the reactor, and it is JUST a heat generator to make steam. You need a building to house the

Re: [WISPA] TV Whitespaces PtP Backhaul

2008-11-17 Thread reader
I've got territory ranging from a town of 35K to open wheat fields to rolling to tall mountains heavily forested. I can find no particular need for, and in fact, find that low frequency backhauls are at least sometimes self-defeating, due to huge Fresnel zones, for instance. What I need, in

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti 3.65

2008-11-18 Thread reader
I'm putting stuff up the first of the week next week. I'll post results. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Joel White [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:38 PM Subject: [WISPA] Ubiquiti 3.65

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti 3.65

2008-11-19 Thread reader
Although I got my license and site registration some time ago, I am only now putting it up. Will be done early next week. Mark insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread reader
Your panel sizing is right on, but you don't need that much battery cost. Golf Cart batteries, which are near 200 each, are more than enough for a 12 volt system. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread reader
Lead acid batteries won't freeze unless discharged more than 50%. for winter, just insulate them well to shield them from severe temperature spikes and make sure you have more charging power than you need, and you're good to go. insert witty tagline here

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread reader
I have used a AIR-X for 4 years now. The blades are a composite plastic and the ice WILL NOT stick to them. I've been there when the pole supporting the generator had nearly an inch of ice on it and the antennas were all coated too thick to break off, and the genset blades were ice free.

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti 3.65

2008-11-20 Thread reader
Not yet. The process of getting the license was easy. The site registration was completely new to me and took quite some time. The FCC has a whole batch of terminology you may know nothing about. insert witty tagline here - Original Message -

Re: [WISPA] FCC to put Free Wireless web access on table?

2008-12-01 Thread reader
Who gets what in return? insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Drew Lentz [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, December 01, 2008 9:16 AM Subject: [WISPA] FCC to put Free Wireless web access on table?

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread reader
And which telco is this going to bail out?Money from Congress to industry = pay off Unions for votes. We will never, ever, ever, ever qualify. Another headliner article I read on this will redefine broadband as over 10 Meg. Nothing like disqualifying almost the entire WISP industry...

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread reader
That is a TERRIBLE idea. To chop our noses off for the chance to wallow at the DC trough? Please. It would be far more in our favor if we could get better tax treatment on capital investment, if there were easier rules to deal with trading shares of our companies to investors, if we had

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread reader
So can mine. But not when I have 40-60 clients on one 5 ghz AP.I sell WHAT I CAN DELIVER and there's nowhere near enough spectrum available to limit your client numbers per AP to be able to reliably do 10M at least 23.5 hours per day to any client. When the typical client can't get at

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread reader
Well, yeah. So who would be pushing the broadband is above 10 meg canard anyway? I know of no present common internet application that needs in excess of 3mbit to work well. Perhaps as you suggested, the speed was chosen as a specific elimenation of most wireless and copper based DSL. For

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 5:01 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Article We're all taxpayers, get off my back already! I'm a

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread reader
But there's no reason why consumers should be FORCED to buy that. Public financing does not reduce cost, it increases it by subsidizing inefficiency and overbuilding and hides the real cost. Don't think that they get it cheap. They pay far more than we do, even if the monthly bill shows a

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-03 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 6:19 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Article Mark, Comments inline: To chop our noses off for the chance

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-04 Thread reader
And I won't be. I was once and put money into WISPA.When I think WISPA has the interests of all WISPS in mind when they act, then I'll financially support it. When WISPA goes to washington DC and represents to them, that we actually WANT to be regulated, I cannot support them. When

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-04 Thread reader
From small minds come small ideas. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Bob Moldashel [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 11:38 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Article Wow...OK Who

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-04 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 12:44 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Article On Thu, 4 Dec 2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And I

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-04 Thread reader
Rick, if someone is really seriously interested in looking back, they can read the archives. There's little point in it, really. I've just been watching for change. There has been at least some shift over the years. insert witty tagline here - Original

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-04 Thread reader
It's a long and quite off topic discussion to hash this out. But to suggest that not trusting government is the equivalent of being an advocate to anarchy is absurd. The MOST corrupt and self serving institution in this country is Congress. After you've figured that out, it begins to make

Re: [WISPA] Too many awkward cricket chirps coming from the list...

2008-12-04 Thread reader
And all the best to you, too. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Austin Wright [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 3:52 PM Subject: [WISPA] Too many awkward cricket chirps

Re: [WISPA] Need 12-24 constant volt converter ASAP

2008-12-04 Thread reader
You need more power... those batteries are too discharged. But, the dc to dc converter... try jameco or Mouser. Be prepared for sticker shock :( insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Randy Cosby [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-05 Thread reader
Hmmm.. What I have been trying to get across here is that since everyone and their dog is dashing to DC with buckets to beg at the taxpayer's blood draw, we as an industry could stand out by saying the broadband industry does not need bailing out or any federal money. In fact, we should be

Re: [WISPA] Article

2008-12-05 Thread reader
Actually NOT believing in business swilling at the feet of the federal sow, sucking up the future blood of future taxpayers is 'self righteous bull Gotcha. Damn. I thought we were Americans. Turns out we're get every dollar you can from any where you can suckling pigs. I am disgusted.

[WISPA] Do you provide backup services?

2008-12-05 Thread reader
Do any of you provide backup data services to your broadband clients as a value added or revenue improving service? Was it a success or failure? insert witty tagline here WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Do you provide backup services?

2008-12-07 Thread reader
Backup storage. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 5:27 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Do you provide backup services? Please

Re: [WISPA] Where is StarOS?

2008-12-09 Thread reader
I have to disagree with the below. There's a short, very steep curve at the bottom, but it's not as bad as one might think from his description. Compared to Mikrotik, it is the model of simplicity. I have used it for the vast majority of everything, from backhauls to ap's to clients, and I

Re: [WISPA] OT: FCC investigation.

2008-12-10 Thread reader
I read quite a bit of it, but gave up when I found it both boring and tedious. Martin's major crime is being a Republican. Expect that in the next few months, that will be considered criminal and prosecutable, as a concerted effort will be made to personally destroy every appointee they can.

Re: [WISPA] Where is StarOS?

2008-12-10 Thread reader
A quick and handy feature is a config file which can be uploaded and pretty much configures everything. I set up my cpe and then downloaded the file. After that point, uploading that file does a full configure of my CPE, including firewall, CBQ, NAT, etc. The file is unique per hardware

Re: [WISPA] survey

2008-12-11 Thread reader
That would have been all the back in ... 02? And on the ISP-Wireless lists, before they got crazy paranoid about competition or whatever it was that caused them to start banning people left and right way back whenever. I haven't been back there since, no idea how those lists go today.

Re: [WISPA] Dems blast FCC chief Martin for Obad manne rs¹

2008-12-11 Thread reader
Yah.. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2008 8:38 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA]Dems blast FCC chief Martin for Obad manners¹

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-14 Thread reader
Don't I remember that there was a lot of hype about interoperability? That's why many of us still stick to the old a/b/g stuff. We hate the idea of getting orphaned. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Drew Lentz d...@drewlentz.com

Re: [WISPA] Vecima 3.65

2008-12-15 Thread reader
I have a license and registered site. I'm about to find out exactly how the FCC intends to deal with this. The site owner is a bandwidth provider, and they signed a frequency coordination agreement with someone else, but I got my license and site first. The other' guy is objecting to my using

Re: [WISPA] Target market for wisps

2008-12-17 Thread reader
I have been seeing that trend for 4 years. One of my first customers was dropping his landline for cellular and needed internet. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Jeff Broadwick jeffl...@comcast.net To: 'WISPA General List'

[WISPA] Anyone dumping SR9's?

2008-12-18 Thread reader
I've got a need for a single SR9.This is a freebie I'm doing for someone. The new SR9 I bought was defective, and my last remaining reserve also failed... I know lotsa folks are trading out SR9's for Xr9's. I have very few SR9's deployed and I'm using only XR9's now, but for this

Re: [WISPA] One ISP says RIAA must pay for piracy protection

2008-12-22 Thread reader
wow, when's someone going to tell the FCC that? insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 10:45 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] One

Re: [WISPA] Potential Dr.'s office asking about our network and HIPAA?

2008-12-23 Thread reader
Some general rules we followed, when setting up a doctor's office with a remote access setup... 1. Physical security - all machines behind locked doors. No monitors visible from any public area. No routers, switches, or ethernet plugs in unlocked or insecure areas. 2. Network security -

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2008-12-31 Thread reader
From the article: The big cable providers also want to target underserved areas, where there is only one broadband provider or the service isn't widely available. In those markets, companies would get incentives to build out next-generation services. The download speed that would qualify as

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2008-12-31 Thread reader
I'm very, very, very tired of absolute and total incompetence of government being given my money and used against the people's interest and for the interests of the rich, powerful, or elected. As should EVERYONE. Our nation faces very possible complete economic destruction and 100% of the

Re: [WISPA] Yikes, No Happy New years for SkyWi

2008-12-31 Thread reader
There's a lawsuit going on... http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m4PRN/is_2008_Dec_8/ai_n31064185 Citing the NM AG: ...part of the damages that SkyWi has sustained at the hands of Qwest is not an isolated event. States the Report, ...these businesses, a vital sector of New Mexico's economy,

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2009-01-01 Thread reader
LOL! That's really a pretty good description of any really large and beaurocratic organization insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown - 3 ch...@beehive.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday,

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2009-01-01 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Tom DeReggi wirelessn...@rapiddsl.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2009 5:46 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow Every WISP needs to

[WISPA] Business strategy for an uncertain future...

2009-01-01 Thread reader
As I mentioned in my last post, I am now not willing to finance anything substantial for any period of time beyond a few months. While I'm no economics professor, nor claim any great knowledge, it appears that the people who do make those claims are as befuddled as things can get. Each has

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2009-01-01 Thread reader
insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson t...@ida.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2009 7:24 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow You can not grow in large

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2009-01-01 Thread reader
Travis... I don't bet money on non-productive things. IE, I don't gamble. It's a moral thing. But, here's why I am saying you're not going to be able to... 1. Over the last 2 decades, industrial finance has been mostly done by direct sales of bonds on the open market.This has fallen

Re: [WISPA] Business strategy for an uncertain future...

2009-01-01 Thread reader
That's pretty much where I am too. I'm working on making sure I can survive even if I have to cut my rates by up to 65%. Part of that is now about changing providers, adding a 2nd, so if one goes away I'm not sunk, and a small price increase, and changing my billing and credit process. I

Re: [WISPA] Congress may help smaller ISPs grow

2009-01-02 Thread reader
that's extreme, Mike... But it's possible.I certainly hope not. But, if we're to use the only analogous event in American history as a yardstick... 50% of all mortgages defaulted in the Depression. Deflation cut prices by up to 75% in some markets / areas. Some commodities went up

Re: [WISPA] Measuring broadband shouldn’t be this ha rd.

2009-11-03 Thread reader
The champions of endlessly more free labor for all, for the glorification of politicians strike again... On Tue, 13 Oct 2009 21:06:12 -0500, Scottie Arnett wrote http://telephonyonline.com/commentary/measuring-broadband-not-hard-1012/ If everyone HAD to report 477, and enforced, would it

Re: [WISPA] FM radio station site strangeness

2009-01-07 Thread reader
Do you have the shielded cable? Mark insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Cc: isp-wirel...@isp-wireless.com Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 7:47 AM

Re: [WISPA] Mac Dearman

2009-01-12 Thread reader
Mac was at the forefront when it came to working for others post Katrina. He gave beyond generous. If you can read this, Mac, I'll pray for ya, buddy.And you start talking to the Man upstairs too. Mark insert witty tagline here - Original Message

Re: [WISPA] Emailing: DSC_2282.JPG, DSC_2244.JPG, DSC_2251.JPG, DSC_2257.JPG, DSC_2262.JPG, DSC_2264.JPG, DSC_2270.JPG, DSC_2273.JPG

2009-01-18 Thread reader
Sometimes. We had almost 30 inches for a short time around Christmas... I live at the base of the Blue Mountains. I may have bare ground, but 5 15 miles away will have 10 feet or more. Mark insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From:

[WISPA] UBNT Bullet5 review...

2009-01-21 Thread reader
I deployed my first Bullet5 today. Not the high power, but the standard. throughput testing showed insignificant difference between my Star-OS/WAR1 combo and the Bullet. The AP shows that the Bullet has active compression and fast frames that functions with my star-os access point. I have

Re: [WISPA] UBNT Bullet5 review...

2009-01-22 Thread reader
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Re: [WISPA] Bad install days

2009-01-28 Thread reader
We assess things on a case by case. I've been on snow covered roofs before. I stay off the steep ones when it's wet or possibly frosty or icy. So far, we've only had a couple customers we've had to delay stuff for over the last year or two. cold? We got us a portable heater on a propane

[WISPA] OMG...

2009-01-29 Thread reader
Some of the financial and economic advisors I read from time to time are in deadly serious mode and I believe them. They're saying that unless all this debt and spending is stopped and stopped NOW, we're going to face a currency collapse as our currency depreciates to worthlessness. I can't

Re: [WISPA] OMG...

2009-01-30 Thread reader
Hell no. I won't take free money without strings. I have to sleep at night. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson t...@ida.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 9:13 PM Subject:

Re: [WISPA] OMG...

2009-01-30 Thread reader
How could it be off-topic? This list is soliciting money to lobby for pork barrell spending. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: David E. Smith d...@mvn.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009

Re: [WISPA] OMG...

2009-02-01 Thread reader
I dunno Marlon. There's nowhere to run. Everywhere else in the world is going to be worse off than here. A few days ago I read one of those investor intelligence sites and the author had pointed out that the middle east is buying gold. Hundreds of billions of dollars worth from many

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-02 Thread reader
We use an old Dodge Caravan. These have drip rails on them to fasten standard ladder racks to, and carry ladders on a rack nicely. We can put our 28 footer on it ok. It overhangs the front bumper a little, but it's ok. I have two of them, and in the last 3 year's we've racked up about

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-02 Thread reader
Nonsense. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: RickG rgunder...@gmail.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 8:20 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle I had many work vehicles. The best

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-02 Thread reader
My 93 dodge diesel w/auto generally got about 18 while using it as a service rig. That included lots of idling, driving in town, etc. Not to mention, if you pushed the go pedal it would outrun any other stuck truck. insert witty tagline here -

Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle

2009-02-02 Thread reader
THAT is the best part of all. insert witty tagline here - Original Message - From: Travis Johnson t...@ida.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 10:00 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Service vehicle Ya but it's a

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