I am in the understanding that we will be able to purchase licenses for
Turbocell for some time but that support and upgrades will not be available.
I will not make any statements as to how long this will last.  

We currently put our CPE's together using ARC Wireless 19 dbi panels, WRAP
Boards, POE, Power Supply, Hermes II mini-pci cards, 64 Mb Compact Flash,
and a license (SV-4100-H) Total cost of these excluding labor is about $320.

We are not building new Turbocell networks!  We are only adding clients to
existing Turbocell networks and continue to build out mini-cells with
Star-OS and WRAP boards in a Hotspot format.

I don't know that you have much choice for Turbocell CPE other than build
your own.  

Thanks, 

Rick Harnish
President
OnlyInternet Broadband & Wireless, Inc.
260-827-2482 Office
260-307-4000 Cell
260-918-4340 VoIP
www.oibw.net
[EMAIL PROTECTED]
 
  
 


-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
Behalf Of Mark Nash
Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 9:14 PM
To: WISPA General List
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Intro/Karlnet/YDI/Terabeam/Proxim/Turbocell

Thanks Rick.. I've heard alot about these WRAP boards.  Is this something we

would put together ourselves or are there products available.  What are the 
costs like?  I guess I'd really be interested in what I should be doing for 
CPE going on, assuming we can still get the Turbocell licenses (see post 
from Blair Davis re: Winncomm continuing to be able to sell Turbocell 
licenses).

Mark Nash
Network Engineer
UnwiredOnline.Net
325 Holly Street
Junction City, OR 97448
541-998-5555
541-998-5599 fax
http://www.uwol.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Harnish" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "'WISPA General List'" <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 9:25 AM
Subject: RE: [WISPA] Intro/Karlnet/YDI/Terabeam/Proxim/Turbocell


> Mark,
>
> Contact me offlist as we are successfully deploying WRAP boards with 
> Compact
> Flash loaded with Turbocell.  My pains are compounded about 4 times as I 
> had
> about 24 Turbocell POPs when this all started.
>
> Rick Harnish
> President
> OnlyInternet Broadband & Wireless, Inc.
> 260-827-2482 Office
> 260-307-4000 Cell
> 260-918-4340 VoIP
> www.oibw.net
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of Mark Nash
> Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 12:01 PM
> To: WISPA General List
> Subject: [WISPA] Intro/Karlnet/YDI/Terabeam/Proxim/Turbocell
>
> Hello to the list...
>
> My name is Mark Nash and I own & operate a little WISP of about 300
> customers in Oregon.
>
> For CPE, I started out using Breezecom 2.4GHz FH radios then switched to
> Karlnet RSU's loaded w/Turbocell.  Then the YDI/Terabeam/Proxim series of
> mergers & acquisitions happened and I've got products from all companies 
> but
>
> they are all Turbocell CPE.
>
> We have 6 WiPops surrounding our customer base (rural southern Willamette
> Valley).  We're using Trango backhauls...I started out using them simply
> because of their low cost and advertised bandwidth.  I still have two in 
> use
>
> from when the company was called Sunstream (I think it was 2002).  I 
> remain
> happy about that decision.
>
> We started out with a bridged network then ARP changed my tune and we went
> to a routed design.
>
> OK, so...there it is.  For those of you who know what's going on with
> Turbocell from the new Proxim, you probably know that I'm not happy as 
> they
> have set out to discontinue the Turbocell client software.  So I will soon
> have to purchase new AP's and shift some customers around because I won't 
> be
>
> able to purchase Turbocell-based devices.  That's the word from Proxim.
> So...anyone heard any differently?  I've also asked Proxim if we can
> 'downgrade' our Turbocell products to 802.11b and they are saying 'no'.
>
> It's a you-know-what sandwich from which I'd rather not take a bite.
>
> Does anyone feel my pain?  Any way around these issues aside from 
> replacing
> CPE?
>
> Regards,
>
> Mark Nash
> Network Engineer
> UnwiredOnline.Net
> 325 Holly Street
> Junction City, OR 97448
> http://www.uwol.net
> 541-998-5555
> 541-998-5599 fax
>
>
>
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