I haven't ever seen any documentation on the interference issue and I have
never had any complaints from any where we have our gear. We are co-located
on Parish towers, leased space on various towers and then have some of our
towers with space leased to other agencies. There are all types of RF on all
these sites and we are running many (read very MANY) MTRB532's with no
trouble. There are fire dept, sheriff's depts, (3 Parishes) ambulance
services, water companies, HAM radios, farm 2 ways, local PD's, as well as
cell phone and pagers on all of these sites. I feel assured if there were a
problem - - I would have been the one to have found it as we stand a great
chance of interfering with numerous "sub 200MHz" spectrum.

 I will take a picture and post it as some of our MT RB532's are "nestled"
in amongst numerous "sub 200MHz" antennas and have never heard a word from
anyone - - - 

I don't doubt (as Scriv mentioned) that there could be some harmonics or RF
radiation over Ethernet - but it cant be very high or very bad. IMHO


Mac 

-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux
Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2006 10:16 AM
To: WISPA General List
Subject: Re: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

is there somewhere where I could find documentation on this issue.
I'm just about to migrate many of my POPs from custom-wrap/soekris
boards to MT routerboards.

On 12/2/06, Travis Johnson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> There is a HUGE problem with Mikrotik and FCC certification. The
> Mikrotik 532 puts out over 30db of constant "noise" in an area they
> should not be (150MHz and 400MHz). It's still an issue, and has not been
> fixed or even addressed by MT.
>
> Travis
> Microserv
>
> Butch Evans wrote:
> > On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, Patrick Leary wrote:
> >
> >> Why do you have to have the router? The DSL and cable guys don't
> >> provide routers (not without extra fees). I provide my own in my
> >> home. At work we have our own router.
> >
> > I provide a router because that is the best network design and it
> > offers ME an upgrade path that is beyond just being a provider of a
> > COMMODITY service (transport).  You don't have to agree with it,
> > others don't have to do it, but "them's the facts".
> >
> >> VL also can do VLAN, all the way to QinQ 802.3ad VLANs. It does
> > <SNIPPED LOTA OF "NON MARKETING GOOP">
> >> that's not marketing goop, it's been tested by a tier 1 operator and
> >> it blew them away.)
> >
> > Wow.  As I said in the first post, I have nothing bad to say about
> > Alvarion gear...(please read the last paragraph)
> >
> >> Plus, in the end the thing that I admit really gets me is that some
> >> of these products simply are not legal at all and are illegally
> >> shipped in from overseas. If we just blatantly flauted the laws we
> >> could save tons in R&D and legal too. It has always been
> >> disappointing that some WISPs simply don't care about that.
> >> Especially when at the same time the same WISP might complain that
> >> another WISP is over driving a system.
> >
> > This is a problem, but not so much of a problem as you make it out to
> > be.  I realize the law is "black and white", but the reality is a
> > little more like "shades of grey".  I'm not supporting anyone breaking
> > the law, but the truth of the matter is that there IS a difference
> > between operating a system that is not certified within legal limits
> > and operating a system that operates outside legal power limits.  The
> > primary difference is that one of these (you get to pick) will cause
> > more harm to the usability of the spectrum than the other.
> >
> > On another subject, take another look at the subject line...It's not
> > about Alvarion gear, but you seem to have stepped into the middle of
> > it (once again).  I really just wish you'd at least have the courtesy
> > to change the subject line if you are going to change the subject.
> >
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