Crescent wrench beats all wrenches.  Especially if you get the battery
powered one!

On 8/24/09, Travis Johnson <t...@ida.net> wrote:
> I could be wrong, but even being "self-employed", you are still subject to
> the OSHA rules.
>
> You don't need worker's comp insurance, but I think you still have to follow
> the OSHA guidelines.
>
> Travis
> Microserv
>
> Robert West wrote:
>>
>> Boy, that goes without saying on my send!  Not only for the safety factor
>> but for the "Hey, I grabbed the wrong wrench".  Saves lots of time.
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
>> Behalf Of jp
>> Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 1:24 PM
>> To: WISPA General List
>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Changing cards in Mikrotik
>>
>> You should have someone with you on site when you climb towers.
>>
>> Even if you are self employed and not subject to OSHA rules, it's still
>> a good idea. Most of the tower deaths or falls I read about very likely
>> could have been prevented or lessened with even very modest safety
>> guidelines. Futhermore, if you become some statistic used to calculate
>> insurance rates as a result of unsafe climbing, it will tend make all of
>> our workers comp insurance costs increase collectively.
>>
>> That person on the ground should have a laptop to do the
>> configuring/testing.
>> They can also keep others away from the tower to protect them from
>> falling tools, read off signals while aligning antennas, answer your
>> phone calls, destroy wasp nests, and all the other things you don't want
>> to do.
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 11:42:35AM -0500, Data Technology wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Yes I know it is easy to just sit down and configure the card but,
>>> I do the tower climbing myself and with even a small 40-60 ft tower, by
>>> the time you get down, get the gear off and get to a computer the
>>> adrenalin is flowing and you may tend to make a mistake.  And after a
>>> 160 ft tower you (me) are more tired and you can overlook something that
>>> you would normally catch in an instance.
>>>
>>> I guess there are pros and cons to both ways.
>>>
>>> LaRoy
>>>
>>>
>>> Scott Carullo wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> It takes less than one minute to configure an interface?
>>>>
>>>> Just because you put a like card in there doesn't mean ROS should assume
>>>>
>>
>>
>>>>
>>>> its the same freq, same power output etc.  I think its actually better
>>>>
>>
>> it
>>
>>>>
>>>> lets you set it up instead of assuming a like replacement.  My 2 cents
>>>>
>>>> Scott Carullo
>>>> Brevard Wireless
>>>> 321-205-1100 x102
>>>>
>>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> From: "Data Technology" <w...@dtisp.com>
>>>>> Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 12:19 PM
>>>>> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
>>>>> Subject: [WISPA] Changing cards in Mikrotik
>>>>>
>>>>> As much as I Love Mikrotik, I HATE the fact that you have to
>>>>>
>>
>> reconfigure
>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> when you change out a card.
>>>>> I don't see why Mikrotik did not design it to work like StarOS.
>>>>>
>>>>> I have 1 StarOS AP still running and I had to change out a CM9 that
>>>>>
>>
>> went
>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> out.
>>>>> This AP has not been touched in probably 4 years.
>>>>> I just took out the old card, put in the new one and the users were
>>>>> passing traffic before I could close the lid.
>>>>> This was one of the few good things I liked about StarOS.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ok, just feels good to rant and rave every now and then.
>>>>>
>>>>> LaRoy McCann
>>>>> Data Technology
>>>>> www.dtisp.com
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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