Funding Proposal (Itemized)

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To read the written proposal for Spokes Council, check out this post

Total max one-time cost (if all items approved):  $10,608.99

  • Member Reimbursements:  $1216.77
  • New Hardware Purchases:  $6892.22
  • Vendor Services:  $2500.00

Total recurring monthly expense:  $863.68


PART ONE: 855-NYCGA-411 PHONE SERVICES

1)     $1500 or $2500 – 855-NYCGA-411 Voice Services

Choose between:

$1500 – 25,000 minute package (6cents/minute)
$2500 – 50,000 minute package (5cents/minute)

Angel.com donated 25,000 minutes for a 1-month trial for use during December.  In order to keep these services we need to purchase our first discounted minutes package.  Rates have been discounted from 15 cents/minute for OWS  (75% off).

Features Enabled: http://wiki.occupy.net/wiki/855-203-7763_NYCGA.NET_Voice_Services

PART TWO: NYCGA.NET HOSTING REIMBURSEMENT

2)     $885.00 – NYCGA.NET
Slicehost.com hosting Oct 20 – Nov 20
Member reimbursement: Tom G

3)     $331.77 – NYCGA.NET
Slicehost.com hosting Nov 20 – Dec 20
Member reimbursement: Tom G

PART THREE: SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATING COSTS

For details on all this hardware, and price comparisons see our Server Build PDF.

4)     $3241.19 – for new media hub & database server

Description

Quantity

Total 

Supermicro 836E26-R1200B CHASSIS EATX 3U 16X Bay

1

$1145.17

Supermicro X8DTL-IF Motherboard Intel 5500

1

$295.06

Intel Xeon 5620 2.4ghz Quad Core Processor 12mb cache

2

$706.10

PNY Technologies 8GB Kit (2 x 4gb) DD3,DIMM,1333 MD8192KD3-1333 (24GB Total System RAM)

3

$113.85

Hitachi 3tb 7200rpm desktar sata hard drive

4

$820.28

Dynatron G199 Heatsink+Fan Cooler for Intel XEON5500/5600

2

$60.73

Misc. Parts

1

100.00

5)     $2451.05 -  for new production server to host NYCGA.NET and Occupy.net services

Description

Quantity

Total 

SUPERMICRO SC813T-500 ATX 1U RM Chassis 500W

1

$355.03

Supermicro X8DTL-IF Motherboard Intel 5500

1

$295.06

Intel Xeon 5620 2.4ghz Quad Core Processor 12mb cache

2

$706.10

PNY Technologies 8GB Kit (2 x 4gb) DD3,DIMM,1333 MD8192KD3-1333 (24GB Total System RAM)

3

$113.85

Hitachi 3tb 7200rpm desktar sata hard drive

4

$820.28

Dynatron G199 Heatsink+Fan Cooler for Intel XEON5500/5600

2

$60.73

Misc Parts

1

$100.00

6)     $250 / month recurring – for new data / hosting center for these servers
Datagram.com has offered OWS free bandwidth and colocation space, they are asking us to pay for the cost of electricity which is $50/amp.  We are starting with ¼ rack space at $250/month. To see competing quotes download our ISP Quotes PDF.

7)     $200/month recurring for miscellaneous costs (DNS, SMTP services, mobile hotspots, etc) only to be used on an as-needed basis

PART FOUR: LIVESTREAM HD SUPER-CHARGE

8)     $2490.00 $0 – TERADEK Bonding Unit
http://teradek.com/app_guides/bond_spec_sheet_web.pdf
Teradek is very generous & is providing free unit(s) to OWS.  They are awesome.
Allows us to stream reliably anywhere in professional quality, with HD options
Is used with TERADEK Cube streaming units previously purchased by the GA by Media/Livestream.

9)     $990.00 $0 – Support Package for Sputnik / Teradek Engineer

10)   $109.00 – Audio Technica ATR288W VHF Battery-Powered TwinMic Microphone System
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00006HO3R/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&m=A13BNE3P7C8THK

11)   $250.00 – Misc Parts / Cables / Batteries /Accessories

12)   $529.00 – 4 Microphone VocoPro UHF5900 VocoPro Wireless Mic System  for GA/Spokes live broadcasting.
http://www.abesofmaine.com/item.do?item=VPUHF5900

13)   $124.63/month – ATT 4G Internet  5GB Account + 5gb Extra
$50/mo 5gb plan | $62.70/mo with taxes/fees | 5 additional gb/mo @10/gb = $50 | total $124.63/mo with taxes/fees | 2-yr contract | $150 early cancellation fee.
http://www.wireless.att.com/cell-phone-service/cell-phone-plan-details/?q_sku=sku5320284&q_planCategory=cat1370015
$29.99 – AT&T USBConnect Momentum 4G USB Dongle/Modem (with contract)
http://www.wireless.att.com/cell-phone-service/cell-phone-details/?q_sku=sku5320283#fbid=5WN9sY75sV4
http://www.amazon.com/Sierra-Wireless-Connect-Momentum-4G/dp/B006C4NCM6

14)   $104/month – T-Mobile 4G Internet 10GB Account
$79/mo 10gb plan | total $104/mo with taxes/fees (28% + $1.61) | no overages, speed is reduced after 10gb | 2-yr contract | $200 early termination fee
http://www.t-mobile.com/shop/plans/Cell-Phone-Plans.aspx?catgroup=MobileBroadband
$25 – T-Mobile Jet 2.0 USB 3g/4g Dongle/Modem (with contract, free with mail in rebate)
http://www.t-mobile.com/shop/Phones/cell-phone-detail.aspx?cell-phone=T-Mobile-Jet-2.0-Laptop-Stick

15)   $90.82/month – Verizon 4G Internet 10GB Account
$80/mo 10gb plan | total $90.82/mo with taxes/fees (14.53% + $1.23) | no contract required, save $256.99 with 2-yr plan  | $175 early termination fee
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/explore/?page=data
$256.99 (includes 6.99 shipping) – Pantech® 4G LTE USB Modem UML290
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/store/controller?item=phoneFirst&action=viewPhoneDetail&selectedPhoneId=5759

16)   $94.23/month – Sprint 4G Internet 12GB Account
80/mo 12gb plan | total $94.23/mo with taxes/fees (15.30% + $1.99) | $10/gig after 12gb | 2-yr contract required | $200 early termination fee
http://shop.sprint.com/mysprint/shop/plan_details.jsp?tabId=pt_data_plans_tab&planCatId=pln630007cat&planFamilyType=null&flow=AAL
$0 – Sprint 3G/4G USB U600 USB Dongle/Modem  (free with contract)
http://shop.sprint.com/mysprint/shop/phone_details.jsp?prodId=dvc2220011prd&deviceSKUId=22001923&flow=AAL&planSKUId=null&tabId=dt_mbc&ptn=

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