Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-09-01 Thread Mike Hammett
: George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 9:01 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Just this week, We at WISPA were in conference with FCC staff about rule changes seeking certified componentized self

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Marty Dougherty
: Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:01 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Ralph - I do believe Butch has a valid point here. If you are using an Orinoco AP with your own DIY setup (sounds like you are) - I hardly think you're legal. So why does the pot

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Tom DeReggi
- From: Marty Dougherty [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 8:32 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Well once again I am going to make a statement- I have promised to be gone from here- and I basically am- But I

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Mike Hammett
- From: Ralph [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:13 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Of course you can build a radio kit from Ramsey, but you won't be using it on commercial frequencies. You know

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Butch Evans
On Thu, 30 Aug 2007, Ralph wrote: Yep, and addition to being fully FCC Part 15 certified, I plugged it in with a UL approved Power cord too :-P I don't need to justify legality to allow someone to rationalize illegality. Sorry In that case, I'll apologize. I was not aware of any Orinoco

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread George Rogato
I hear someone is coming out with a certified MT system and I hear that another someone is coming out with a certified Star system. Oh yeah, I understand that Tranzeo does their own testing and certification. Very impressive... Butch Evans wrote: On Thu, 30 Aug 2007, Ralph wrote: Yep, and

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread John Scrivner
] On Behalf Of JohnnyO Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:01 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Ralph - I do believe Butch has a valid point here. If you are using an Orinoco AP with your own DIY setup (sounds like you are) - I hardly think you're

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Mike Hammett
31, 2007 2:56 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment There are problems with the current rules which if followed to the letter of the law will lead to stifling innovation and backward behavior by operators. If Alvarion were to certify the Gabriel antenna with the B

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Tom DeReggi
: Friday, August 31, 2007 3:19 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment I hear someone is coming out with a certified MT system and I hear that another someone is coming out with a certified Star system. Oh yeah, I understand that Tranzeo does their own testing

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Tom DeReggi
: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment There are problems with the current rules which if followed to the letter of the law will lead to stifling innovation and backward behavior by operators. If Alvarion were to certify the Gabriel antenna with the B-100 then I would

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread George Rogato
] On Behalf Of JohnnyO Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:01 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Ralph - I do believe Butch has a valid point here. If you are using an Orinoco AP with your own DIY setup (sounds like you are) - I hardly think

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-31 Thread Scottie Arnett
RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 3:56 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment There are problems

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread Butch Evans
On Tue, 28 Aug 2007, Ralph wrote: The Orinoco AP series was a really rock solid radio. I still have many that are trucking along! SNIP And you REALLY should be looking at using legal equipment- especially if you are in this as a business! I suppose you are using a complete certified

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread Ralph
an example of? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Butch Evans Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 5:56 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment snip I suppose you are using a complete certified system

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread JohnnyO
PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 7:03 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Yep, and addition to being fully FCC Part 15 certified, I plugged it in with a UL approved Power cord too :-P I don't need to justify legality

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread Sam Tetherow
I would check pigtails and jumpers or possibly a radio card replacement just to be sure. I have had good luck with MT as APs using both atheros based cards as well as prism based cards. All clients radios were prism based (CB3, Tranzeo). The RB200 boards have seemed a little more solid, but

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread Ralph
. The kettle is definitely black, but there's not even a pot on the stove! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of JohnnyO Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:01 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
. Does someone need to get fined and made an example of? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Butch Evans Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 5:56 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment snip I suppose you

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread Ralph
. Does someone need to get fined and made an example of? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Butch Evans Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 5:56 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment snip I suppose

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:13 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Of course you can build a radio kit from Ramsey, but you won't be using it on commercial frequencies. You know that's what I was talking about. You don't put

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-30 Thread John Scrivner
we'd create a new licensed unlicensed operator. What's the down side? marlon - Original Message - From: Ralph [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:13 PM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment Of course you

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-28 Thread Ralph
The Orinoco AP series was a really rock solid radio. I still have many that are trucking along! I sure wish they were still around (as who they really were- not Proxim). And you REALLY should be looking at using legal equipment- especially if you are in this as a business! MT based access points

RE: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-28 Thread Russ Kreigh
I believe the Mikrotik RouterBoard 200's will take PCMCIA cards, allowing use of the Orinoco cards. They're getting hard to find, but they are still around. Thanks, Russ Kreigh Network Engineer OnlyInternet.Net Broadband Wireless Supernova Technologies Office: (800) 363-0989 Direct: (260)

Re: [WISPA] Mikrotik as an Orinoco AP-1000 Replacment

2007-08-28 Thread David E. Smith
Luke Pack wrote: We were looking into a solution here... we had an Orinoco AP-1000 and that got blown, so we replaced it with a Mikrotik with an SR2 card. The Mikrotik cannot come near to the quality of the Orinoco. This has actually happened before on another tower with all known good