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TheBrothersWISP 54 – Mikrotik Newsletter 78, Ubiquiti UAP‑AC‑SHD, Outdoor Boxes



Greg, Mr. Wiiiillllsssoooon, Tomas and Mike chat nicely about all vendors great and small 😉 This is the newer, friendlier TBW hehehe.

This cast we talk about:
Mikrotik newsletter 78
UBNT UAP‑AC‑SHD
Outdoor Boxes
Tomas Unimus Updates
CBRS Rules

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TheBrothersWISP 53 – Hurricane Harvey, BGP Looking Glass, Thermal Inversion

Published on September 3, 2017, by in Hardware, Mikrotik.



Greg, Mike, and Miller do the thing with the talking and the laughing.

This cast we talk about:
Hurricane Harvey
BGP Looking Glasses
Route Servers
CLI Ransomware
Thermal Inversions
Mike moves cables on his B5cs
google dns servers under atttaaaaacccckkkk!
Mikrotik wAP60 hit FCC
Rain fade calculations
Rain fade link 2
Chassis-based Radios

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TheBrothersWISP 52 – Ubiquiti UCRM vs Aircontrol, BGP to Customers, 100Gb Switch

Published on August 20, 2017, by in Networking, Ubiquiti.



Greg and Mike go down the tangent hole, and have a good time doing it.

This cast we talk about:
Ubiquti Front Row
Ubiquiti UCRM
Bridgewave has 10Gb AES 256 80ghz link
BGP for redundant customer connections
WISPAPALOOZA Calendar
Midwest IX is looking for a sales leader
Dragonwave Bankruptcy
100G switches
Unimus Beta licenses expiring

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TheBrothersWISP Special – New MT Chips and Bridging / wireless and UI design

Published on July 31, 2017, by in Hardware, Mikrotik, Networking.



This is a special cast with Thrift dropping some knowledge bombs on: Wilson, Mike, and Tomas.

This cast we talk about:
New chips Mikrotik is using in the CRS3xx line.
In particular, these two: CRS317 and CRS326
Here’s a bit of information on what Marvell’s eBridge functionality means
Here’s a bit on Carrier Ethernet
Mikrotik’s bridge hardware offloading
NV2 AP Sync

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TheBrothersWISP 51 – UBNT Signed Firmware, New FCC Spectrum, VMware Vs Native VLAN



We have the lovely Greg, the sleepy Tomas, and the sassy Mike. We talk the talk, though it’s too hot for anyone to walk the walk.

This cast we talk about:
RF elements link calculator for horns
Ubiquiti blocking cambium elevate code
Native VTLAN on a trunked port doesn’t seem to work on VMWare
Mike bitches about people in FB groups LOL
MM using 40km SM optics and modeconditioning patch cables was a bust – try 2km 100mb optics
LTE Questions
MT hardware offload bridging released, then pulled
FCC Net Neutrality (brief)
FCC 3550 – 3700 (brief)
FCC 3700 – 4200 (brief)
bob and chuck
Unimus 1.0

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TheBrothersWISP 50 – Elevate On Mikrotik, New Mikrotik Bridging, iBGP Full Mesh Or Nah

Published on July 10, 2017, by in Uncategorized.



It’s Greg, Tomas(of course), and Miller catching up on a few network related thing-o’s.

This cast we talk about:
UBNT switch through the FCC, has built in wireless
UBNT ONT NanoG
Note – Cambium ePMP exploit out/update fools
Mike and company do a DNS video
Cambium Elevate on MikroTik
MikroTik new bridging in 6.40rc
ShouldIBlockICMP – NO

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TheBrothersWISP 49 – Mesh Networking, Get Started In Automation, Customer Service

Published on June 26, 2017, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



Greg grills the Slovakian Robot(Tomas) on some random things.

This cast we talk about:
Some automation getting started tips(plink, expect scripts, ansible)
Success stories from Unimus thus far
Speed and quality of services to customers
PPPoE VPN issues Tomas worked out
Favorite thing you are watching on TV right now

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TheBrothersWISP 48 – Vendor Licensing, Small Dual Band Devices, 2.5Gb Metrolinq, VoIP



This go around we have Greg, Mike, Andrew Cox, and David Attias from PennyTone do the thing where we talk about the stuff.

This cast we talk about:
High density wifi with Mikrotik?
ATT buys Vyatta from Brocade
Dual band Mikrotik Groove through FCC
MUM Videos
Cambium change in support policy.
Ignitenet Metrolinq 2.5Ghz gear!
Build a nation wide carrier for $1M – NANOG 70
Mimosa Picture Contest
VoIP with David Attias from PennyTone
PBX – Bicom and FreePBX
Phones Yealink
Smartphone client – zoiper

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TheBrothersWISP 47 – MUM 2017 Panel – Routing vs Bridge, PPPoE vs DHCP, Starting Advice

Published on May 27, 2017, by in Hardware, Mikrotik, Networking.



Greg Sowell, Justin Miller, Tomas Kirnak, Alex Hart, JJ Boyd, and Justin Wilson field AMA Mikrotik questions from the crowd at the 2017 Denver MUM. Bask in brilliance and rapier wit.

This cast we talk about:
What would you have done differently starting a WISP
Routing vs Bridging
DHCP vs PPPoE
MPLS/VPLS complexity vs just using a tunnel
Meta router usage
And more

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TheBrothersWISP 46 – Tiering Standard, HFT, Mikrotik RFC Flagship Router

Published on May 14, 2017, by in Hardware, Mikrotik, Networking.



The few, the faithful, Tomas, Mike, and Greg beat you over the head with opinion and speculation(everyone’s favorite).

This cast we talk about:
Tier system for classifying ISPs
High Frequency Trading
/8 transfers of IPv4
**Reminder, climb smart/safe and go home alive**
WISPAPALOOZA 2017 registration now open
Cambium Networks cnPilot R190W
RFC New Mikrotik Flagship Router
Mikrotik hAP mini sub $20
RB1100AHx4 $350MSRP
PowerBox Pro $99
MUM Speculation…unicorn hoof beats?

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