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TheBrothersWISP 15 – New UBNT, Tools, Catching Up

It has been ages since we have casted, so it was obvious that we had a lot to say…over 2 hours worth of stuff to say. We covered a lot of ground, so hang on to your britches. This episode we had Andrew Cox, Justin Wilson, Mike Hammett, and myself Greg Sowell.

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TheBrothersWISP 10 – MUM 2012

JJ, Justin and myself talk about:
– Additional MUM info on the CCR:
– – Winbox and config
– – ROS V6 info related to CCR
New hardware RB2011UAS-RM, RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN, 2.4Ghz Metal AP/CPE, 2.4Ghz miniPCI, and SXT G-5HnD:
Greg’s list
Justin’s list
ROS V6 notes:
Greg’s list
Justin’s list
Greg’s Multi-homed BGP presentation
Justin’s Cookie Cutter WISP presentation
Some of my random pics of the show.
Hot Lava NICs
Presentation list is here
And thank you to the lovely Mike Hammett for closing us out…hehehe

Two phones, one for each of ya.

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TheBrothersWISP 9 – Rick Harnish

JJ, Justin and Greg speak this week. We also have Rick Harnish of WISPA talk to us about what WISPA is as well as upcoming events:WISPAPALOOZA in Vegas.

We also started the first part of our tower series. In the first part we speak about:
Safety equipment
-what are your favorite brands
DBI SALA – exofit harness
-what gear is a necessity
RF protection
-why does Justin wear such stank old nikes?

-what are your favorites
-what do you consider a necessity to keep on you
–Knife, Justin’s Boker
Leatherman Wave, though I carry the old style with a real screwdriver on it. I don’t like the bit style.
-ropes & pullies

-ground to tower?
-ground at base?
-Lightning suppression

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TheBrothersWISP 8 – Andrew Thrift

This go around we have Greg, Andrew Cox, JJ Boyd, and surprise guest Andrew Thrift.

Thrift is our pal from New Zealand. He is a network engineer with a wide range of experiences, though we only really grilled him about his MPLS experience with Mikrotik and about where he buys his hair products. BTW when Andrew talks about carting he is talking about racing go-carts!

We talk about:
– My initial thoughts on MTK MPLS
– We also speak about VPLS a layer 2 tunneling option.
Hardware in the MTK 41 newsletter: RB2011UAS-2HnD, RB44Ge, and RB2011L-RM. My thoughts.
Aircontrol2 beta video.
Aircontrol2 wiki.
Speculation on Dude V2.
JJ talks about tower Ice Bridges.
JJ also shares with us his love for the beaglebone.

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TheBrothersWISP 6 – RB2011LS-IN

We have the whole crew on deck again.

We talk mostly about hardware in this one including:


Ubiquiti mFi
My ramblings about mFi

Mikrotik RB2011LS-IN
My ramblings
Andrew digging up some hardware info on Mikrotik 10Gb
Google glass (Glasses we were talking about with skydivers)

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