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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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TheBrothersWISP 45 – Upcoming Denver MUM, AU Data Collection, FIOS Gig



This cast we had Greg, Tomas, Tom, Mike, and Miller talking shop. Tom’s rants were even kept just below 10 minutes 😛

This cast we talk about:
OpenBSD6.1 Released
Routing panel at Denver MUM – may25th and 26th
Unimus 0.3.3
GPS sync NTP server
RB953GS-5HNT-US has hit the FCC
Ubiquiti U-installer
Riverbed picks up Xirrus
NetXMS adds or improves specialized support for IgniteNet, Etc.
IOT: SigFox and US IOT
Australia mandatory metadata collection
New Chrome considers StartSSL root certs as untrusted
Turkey Blocks wikipedia sacks another 4000 officials
FIOS Gig

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TBW Goes To MUM – Denver 2017

Published on April 28, 2017, by in Uncategorized.

We will be doing a panel surrounding routing with Mikrotik. It’s an open forum so if you don’t give us questions, then it’s going to get pretty boring, pretty fast. If you have questions, and won’t be able to attend, or are to shy to ask out loud, send them to us on facebook.com/thebrotherswisp or at contactus (at) thebrotherswisp.com.

See you guys there!

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TheBrothersWISP 44 – Mikrotik EU MUM Announcements, Unifi In-wall, News



This cast Greg is out of town so forgive the barking dogs please(I’m not just talking about Mike). We have Greg, Mike, and Tomas catching up on a LOT of hardware…like a lot a lot.

This cast we talk about:
FS.com’s CWDM/DWDM education
FS free shipping/no tax from North American warehouses
Inmates build PCs in prison ceiling
Mimosa C5 security updates
Unimus adds Cumulus support
Free Range Routing = cows with routers
Surge suppression 101
Extreme picks up Brocades routing assets
Unifi In-wall – compact inwall AC AP poe powered w/poe out
MUM products
CSS326-24G-2S+RM – 24gig/2SFP+
CRS317-1G-16S+ – 16 port SFP+, new switch chips, line rate switching, hardware STP, dual boot
wAP LTE – 2g 3g, external antenna optional
hAP mini – 2ghz radio, 3 ethernet, 8cm tall, great case design
“RB1100AHx4 – same case, new quad core Cortex A15 cores clocked at 1.4 GHz, Two SATA3 ports, Two M.2 ports, 60GB SSD included
PowerBox Pro – outdoor 5 port router, poe out af/at, SFP for fiber
mUPS – battery backed poe injector
LtAP mini

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TheBrothersWISP 43 – UBNT/Mikrotik Exploits, UBNT Airmax AC Gen2, WISPAmerica Wrapup



This cast we have Tomas, Miller, Mike, and Greg chatting it up. Greg is rocking his old robo mic, so let us know if the quality improved. I know my “P”s were a little harsh, I’ll put my pop filter back on.

This cast we talk about:
Upgrade your Cnpilots if they are running 4.3 or older.
Airmax AC Gen 2
UBNT Exploit on devices performing NATing.
CIA Vault 7 exploits 8k docs- “Hive” MTK vulnerable HTTP server
Mikrotik patched Hive hole – 6.38.5 – bugfix 6.37.5
Mikrotik fixed CCR IPSec packet reordering issue – 3/12/2017: 6.39rc51
Mikrotik MUM Denver, CO, May 25-26
WISPAmerica Interviews – WISPA Award Winnders
Packetflux Interview
Baltic/Siklu Interview
Micronet Coms Interview
Mimosa Interview
UBNT Interview
Unifi Updates Interview
SIAE Interview
McCown Tech Interview
Ignitenet Interview
VISP Interview
Contact WISPA about recording sessions in case you can’t make it, and Mike will love you.

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