hmmm. ice cream....

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Harold Bledsoe wrote:
> Or ice cream.  :)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jack Unger <jun...@ask-wi.com>
> Reply-To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
> To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mesh just for kicks
> Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:27:59 -0800
>
> I think you are making the point that "mesh" is a very broad term; it's
> like "happiness" - there are many flavors...
>
> Harold Bledsoe wrote: 
>
>   
>> Well there is also the mesh part too.  Is this what you guys are talking
>> about when you say MT mesh:  http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Mesh_wds
>>
>> If so, I would disagree that this is a "good" mesh implementation.
>> There are many, many more factors to consider when building an
>> infrastructure mesh.  The LigoMesh products take into account signal
>> strength, hops from GW, node load, datarate, etc. to calculate the best
>> path.  Also, there are dedicated radios for uplink/downlink/service set
>> to give high performance.
>>
>> On the other hand, if you don't need a carrier-grade infrastructure
>> mesh, Wiligear products based on the WBD-500 do support Open-Mesh and
>> should be available in the very near future on Streakwave's website with
>> the option to have them preloaded with Open-mesh (board, indoor, and
>> outdoor selections).
>>
>> I guess what I'm saying is that not all products are created equal and
>> there is certainly a place for each one.  Just be sure you know what you
>> are getting!
>>
>> -Hal
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: os10ru...@gmail.com
>> Reply-To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
>> To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Mesh just for kicks
>> Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 10:38:04 -0430
>>
>> Mr. Burgess,
>>
>>      What frightens me about taking the leap into Mikrotik is it appears  
>> the web interface is of no use in the advanced configuration and it  
>> sounds like one must get heavily into the CLI and scripting. I don't  
>> see an online repository of scripts for programming or even a highly  
>> detailed help/wiki online. I'm guessing too many people are making too  
>> much money doing their Mikrotik training to give it away for free. So  
>> because of the apparently steep learning curve I'm leery to make the  
>> leap. The more easily configurable (and less powerful) solutions such  
>> as Ubiquiti look more appealing to me at this point.
>>
>>      Would you disagree with my perspective? Is making the leap not that  
>> bad?
>>
>> Greg
>> On Feb 17, 2009, at 10:21 AM, Dennis Burgess wrote:
>>
>>   
>>
>>     
>>> Ya, don't know why ya don't want a MT solution.  Been there done that
>>> and it works :)
>>>
>>> * -----------------------------------------------------------
>>> Dennis Burgess, CCNA, A+, Mikrotik Certified Trainer
>>> WISPA Board Member - wispa.org <http://www.wispa.org/>
>>> Link Technologies, Inc -- Mikrotik & WISP Support Services
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>>> e...@wisp-router.com wrote:
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>>>
>>>       
>>>> MT and a consultant ;)
>>>>
>>>> /me laughing while running for cover
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Scott Vander Dussen <sc...@velociter.net>
>>>>
>>>> Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 21:13:03
>>>> To: WISPA General List<wireless@wispa.org>
>>>> Subject: [WISPA] Mesh just for kicks
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Looking to deploy a small mesh network downtown in a small city  
>>>> just for kicks.  Low budget ($4k for ~10 nodes) - just want to get  
>>>> my feet wet and have some fun.
>>>>
>>>> I'd charge for the service if it was easy enough to do and it  
>>>> worked good enough to justify a cost, otherwise free.  Was hoping  
>>>> there is was a turn-key solution (PLEASE don't suggest Mikrotik - I  
>>>> could ask for a recommendation on how to remove chest hair and  
>>>> someone will mention MT).  Anyhow, turn-key like Meraki advertises  
>>>> would be cool.  How about the Pico2HP - is there a firmware that  
>>>> works on those that could mesh?  Very new to mesh - thanks in  
>>>> advance.
>>>>
>>>> `S
>>>>
>>>> PS- Please don't hijack the thread defending how great MT is and  
>>>> how it can save the world etc.. not bashing, just want plug+play  
>>>> which != MT.  (:
>>>>
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