Jonathan Kramer's Cell Tower Photo Gallery

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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site717 viewsThis is a photograph of T-Mobile's outstanding installation in the exiting bell tower of the Piedmont Community Church in Piedmont, California. The antennas are hidden behind the faux vents. T-Mobile originally proposed a faux stained-glass design, but the City's planners wisely opted for the vent design far more in keeping with the normal look of a bell tower.00000
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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site648 viewsThis is a photograph of T-Mobile's outstanding installation in the exiting bell tower of the Piedmont Community Church in Piedmont, California. The antennas are hidden behind the faux vents. T-Mobile originally proposed a faux stained-glass design, but the City's planners wisely opted for the vent design far more in keeping with the normal look of a bell tower.00000
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Yet another ____ Pole873 viewsOnce again we have a flag pole antenna site missing an important element: The Flag! This is a Cricket site in Spring Valley, California. Notice that the GPS antenna is visible above the CMU wall enclosing the BTS cabinets; it's a bad design, and unnecessary.22222
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What is, But What Could Be...727 viewsThis is a special photo of a semi-camo site in Santa Fe, New Mexico. If you click to enlarge it, you'll see a before photo (showing the visible panel antenna in the opening) and after photo simulation of how this site might have been better designed by the carrier. Sometimes it the little things that separate a ho-hum project from a wow project.00000
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Sickly Monopine931 viewsOff of the Old Las Vegas Highway outside of Santa Fe, this poorly designed monopine stands out like the sore thumb it is. The branch coverage, branch count, and panel antenna socks are inferior. A properly designed and executed monopine would not all the antenna stand-off arms to be seen, much less be painted a highly visible green.

By the way, in this case, Las Vegas refers to Las Vegas, New Mexico, rather than to Lost Wages, Nevada.
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So-So Sprint Monopine Close-up988 viewsThis is a close-up of the panel array located at Sprint's monopine, located in Corona, California, is a good example of what happens when the antenna array extends past the branches. Also note the degraded and falling-off panel covers (socks). This site is now managed by TowerCo.22222
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So-So Sprint Monopine1776 viewsSprint's monopine, located in Corona, California, is a good example of what happens when the antenna array extends past the branches. Also note the degraded and falling-off panel covers (socks). This site is now managed by TowerCo.22222
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So-So Sprint Monopine1255 viewsSprint's monopine, located in Corona, California, is a good example of what happens when the antenna array extends past the branches. Also note the degraded and falling-off panel covers (socks). This site is now managed by TowerCo.00000
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Mono-cross782 viewsClose-up of the mono-blah-cross at a Mesa, Arizona church. Notice that the antenna cover at the top is askew. 44444
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Mono-cross878 viewsTight close-up of the mono-blah-cross at a Mesa, Arizona church. Notice that the antenna cover at the top is askew. 00000
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GPS Antenna Directly Mounted to Cabinet721 viewsThis is a good example of how a GPS antenna can use directly mounted on top of an equipment cabinet. This type of mounting reduces the visibility of this element compared with mounting it on an extension pipe above the cabinet. This is a Verizon Wireless site at a church in Mesa, Arizona.55555
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GPS Antenna Directly Mounted to Cabinet674 viewsThis is a good example of how a GPS antenna can use directly mounted on top of an equipment cabinet. This type of mounting reduces the visibility of this element compared with mounting it on an extension pipe above the cabinet. This is a Verizon Wireless site at a church in Mesa, Arizona.00000
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Mono-Cross in Tempe Arizona635 viewsThis is a fairly blah mono-cross in Tempe, Arizona. Taken late morning.44444
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Lots of Signals800 viewsThis multi-carrier, multi-owner site is in Mesa, Arizona. The tower registration shows Verizon as the anchor of the lattice tower. The City of Mesa has multiple sites on the top of its water tank.33333
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I bow to Him755 viewsVerizon's mono-flagpole site in Mesa Arizona is leaning over ust a wee-bit.00000
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Very Large Mono-Cross900 viewsThe East Valley Free Will Baptist Church in Mesa, Arizona features a very large mono-cross. This site was constructed by Cingular.55555
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Lots of Signals583 viewsThis multi-carrier, multi-owner site is in Mesa, Arizona. The tower registration shows Verizon as the anchor of the lattice tower. The City of Mesa has multiple sites on the top of its water tank.00000
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Yet Another Neglected Flagpole619 viewsNotice that flags at this Cricket flagpole site in Mesa Arizona are undersized and torn. Code enforcement, anyone?00000
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Very Large Mono-Cross546 viewsThe East Valley Free Will Baptist Church in Mesa, Arizona features a very large mono-cross. This site was constructed by Cingular.00000
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Mono(blah)-Palm747 viewsCrown Castle's mono-palm in Mesa, Arizona hosts two carriers. The anchor carrier is Sprint; the other is unknown. A fairly poor design, made worse by the addtion of the panels below the top.22222
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Mono-Cross in Tempe Arizona532 viewsThis is a fairly blah mono-cross in Tempe, Arizona. Taken mid-afternoon.22222
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I bow to Him655 viewsVerizon's mono-flagpole site in Mesa Arizona is leaning over ust a wee-bit.33333
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A Royal Treatment616 viewsThis is the rear of the building supporting Royal Street's cupola site in San Juan Capistrano, California. . The cable tray exits the roof, comes down over the roof of the walk way, down the column, and underground to the equipment enclosure cut into the hillside (left side of picture).33333
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A Royal Treatment598 views(Close up) Royal Street (MetroPCS) constructed this very nice cupola site above an existing shopping center in San Juan Capistrano, California. If you'd like to see more about this project visit http://www.sanjuancapistrano.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=4026. 33333
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A Royal Treatment507 views(Long View) Royal Street (MetroPCS) constructed this very nice cupola site above an existing shopping center in San Juan Capistrano, California. If you'd like to see more about this project visit http://www.sanjuancapistrano.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=4026. 44444
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A Royal Treatment of a Cable Tray613 viewsHere is a close-up of the cable tray over the top of the walkway area at Royal Street's site in San Juan Capistrano, California.00000
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A Royal Treatment538 viewsThis is the rear of the building supporting Royal Street's cupola site in San Juan Capistrano, California. . The cable tray exits the roof, comes down over the roof of the walk way, down the column, and underground to the equipment enclosure cut into the hillside (left side of picture).00000
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Monorock, Interrupted861 viewsSprint has demonstrated that it can build very nice monorock sites. This isn't one of those good sites. Too many square edges, and not continued around the back enough to hide the edges from passersby. For an example of how Sprint does this type of design correctly search this site for "Now You Don't See It, and Now you Don't!" 22222
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Monorock, Interrupted635 viewsRear view of Sprint's Monorock, Interrupted in Murrieta, California.00000
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Monorock, Interrupted574 viewsInside view of view of Sprint's Monorock, Interrupted in Murrieta, California. Shot from outside the torn-off door of the monorock.00000
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Monorock, Interrupted689 viewsA pair of monopines in Murrieta, California. The right side monopine has a fairly decent but hardly great design and result given the lack of sufficient branch coverage; the left side monopine is very poorly designed/executed given the antennas extending out beyond the canopy of the branches.00000
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Monorock, Interrupted717 viewsFront view of Sprint's monrock highlights the poor design that has many sharp edges; is incomplete; and sports a GPS antenna sticking up above the rock. Yuck.11111
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Monorock, Interrupted567 viewsSide view of Sprint's monrock highlights the poor design that has many sharp edges; is incomplete; and sports a GPS antenna sticking up above the rock. Yuck.00000
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Monorock, Interrupted539 viewsSide view of Sprint's monrock highlights the poor design that has many sharp edges; is incomplete; and sports a GPS antenna sticking up above the rock. Yuck.22222
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A Tower that's Really a Tower647 viewsAT&T and Sprint occupy the tower above this building in Temecula, California. The antennas are located adjacent to the 'windows', and the equipment cabinets are hidden by the roof parapets. The name of the center is, oddly, the Tower Plaza! A very good design, indeed.55555
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A Tower that's Really a Tower487 viewsView facing southwest of AT&T and Sprint tower site above this building in Temecula, California. The antennas are located adjacent to the 'windows', and the equipment cabinets are hidden by the roof parapets. The name of the center is, oddly, the Tower Plaza! A very good design, indeed.00000
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A Tower that's Really a Tower692 viewsClose up of the tower enclosing the AT&T and Sprint antennas in this tower above a building in Temecula, California. The antennas are located adjacent to the 'windows', and the equipment cabinets are hidden by the roof parapets. The name of the center is, oddly, the Tower Plaza! A very good design, indeed.00000
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Exhausting!567 viewsVerizon's generator at Mulligan Fun Center in Murrieta, California has its exhaust drawn off to a remote vent. This is an unusual configuration for an outdoors generator but appropriate here where the generator is located adjacent to a public area.11111
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This site SEEMS to need Less SEAMS586 viewsSprint's camo site in Santa Fe Springs, California looks like a major patching and repainting jobs is due...or overdue.33333
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Light Standards with More577 viewsNear a hospital heliport, which explains the aircraft warning lights, the Verizon site (left) and the T-Mobile site (right) feature clamp-on radomes. The Verizon site also features a microwave antenna, which is unusual for light standard sites. Anaheim, California33333
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Dish on a Light772 viewsLocated in a community park in Anaheim California, Verizon's foreground light standard site features a back-haul microwave antenna. The background light standard is T-Mobile's. Both lights have aircraft warning beacons due to their location adjacent to a hospital heliport (far background, also with panel antennas!). 00000
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You want fries with that BTS?514 viewsT-Mobile's McDonald's site in Del Mar, California. The base station equipment is housed in the CMU wall extension behind the trash enclosure. There is no compelling need for the GPS antenna to extend above the CMU wall.00000
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It's time for Wireless490 viewsThis tower in Anaheim, California features an RF transparent clock. 55555
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McCell Site482 viewsT-Mobile's McDonald's site in Del Mar, California. The antennas are in the three radomes atop the parking lot light standards. The base station equipment is housed in the CMU wall extension behind the trash enclosure.00000
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Heavy-duty T-Mobile Unipole695 views00000
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Blessed be the Antennas708 viewsThe antennas at this church in Los Angeles are located adjacent to the cross in the cupola. The antennas an enclosed in the boxes. The cable tray runs over the roof.00000
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AT&T Monopine in Santa Fe, NM664 viewsAT&T's monopine site is above the 599 Bypass around Santa Fe, New Mexico (Mutt Nelson road). Note the BTS cabintes are mounted on a raised grill (good for drainage; snow, etc.).00000
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AT&T Monopine in Santa Fe, NM771 viewsAT&T's monopine site is above the 599 Bypass around Santa Fe, New Mexico (Mutt Nelson road)00000
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AT&T Monopine in Santa Fe, NM617 viewsAT&T's monopine site is above the 599 Bypass around Santa Fe, New Mexico (Mutt Nelson road). View from SR599.33333
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Can You Store My Signal Now?746 viewsT-Mobile's faux lighthouse antenna site in the San Fernando Valley, California.00000
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Another Big Mac Site1196 viewsThe carrier has its equipment in an underground vault in the grass area of this McDonald's in Huntington Beach, California. Notice the two green vents in the background.33333
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No Buns!896 viewsT-Mobile's flagpole site at a McDonald's in Huntington Beach, California is not yet complete. This closeup shows the antenna, the tower-mounted-amplifiers, the remote tilt activators, and all the other fun stuff that makes this site play.00000
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With the 'buns' in place801 viewsT-Mobile's antennas are now covered at this McDonald's site in Huntington Beach, California00000
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Buns, please!748 viewsT-Mobile's flagpole site, standing adjacent to another carrier's flagpoles, awaits the installation of the panels once the antennas are wired and optimized.00000
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Monoblah (Oops...Monopalm)1006 viewsA close-up of the poorly designed antenna configuration at the top of the monopalm located at Chet Holifield Park in Montebello, California.00000
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T-Mobile's McDonald's Flagpole Site BTS Equipment1178 viewsThis is the ancillary equipment cabinets and panels (power, telephone; back-up power socket; etc.) that make the flagpole site in front of the McDonald's emit that popular PCS aroma. 00000
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Monoblah (Oops...Monopalm)1414 viewsThe design of this monopalm site leave much to be desired, including the use of real bark cladding in lieu of the bark tape applied to the pole. Also, the antennas lack the camouflage of overhanging palms, and also lack covers. This is a run-of-the-mill design, at best. Montebello, California00000
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Camo Clock Tower in Mission Viejo, California1660 viewsA very tasteful clock tower cell site in Mission Viejo, California.33333
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Camo Watertank Site723 viewsT-Mobile's water tank camo site in Chino Hills, California00000
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That's one clean signal!715 viewsAnother view of T-Mobile's car wash site in Buena Park, California00000
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T-Mobile Monocypress in Diamond Bar, California1007 viewsA very hard to find (good) monocypress site built by T-Mobile in Diamond Bar, California. I drove by it several times before spotting it!55555
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That's one clean signal!631 viewsA T-Mobile site at a car wash in Buena Park, California.00000
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Faux Windmill Site797 viewsThis is a Verizon faux windmill in Chino Hills, California00000
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T-Mobile Faux Lighthouse Antennas604 viewsPublic Storage, the national chain of self-storage centers has many centers that provide cell site locations. This center, in the San Fernando Valley, supports two carriers (T-Mobile and Sprint Nextel). The antennas on top of the faux lighthouse belong to T-Mobile.22222
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YASOTVOG604 viewsYASOTVOG="Yet Anther Sending Out The Voice of God" wireless site at a church in Northridge, California. T-Mobile is the carrier. 00000
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Is that A Fog Horn I hear?548 viewsPublic Storage, the national chain of self-storage centers has many centers that provide cell site locations. This center, in the San Fernando Valley, supports two carriers (T-Mobile and Sprint Nextel). The antennas on top of the faux lighthouse belong to T-Mobile.00000
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Monoblah (Oops...Monopine)735 viewsThis monopine, photographed in 2002 is in Culver City, California. It abuts the I-405 freeway near Washington Blvd.00000
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Barn There; Done That814 viewsVerizon's site along I-580 in Berkeley, California is hardly noticeable to 'civilians' driving by at a raging 3 miles per hour. 44444
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Barn There; Done That719 viewsVerizon's site equipment is located behind the well-marked door inset in the driveway. Notice the GPS antenna at the roof of the antenna enclosure...it should have been located inside the antenna housing.11111
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Barn There; Done That729 viewsThis is a nice Verizon Wireless site off of I-580 in Berkeley California. The antennas are in the enclosure at the peak of the roof. There is a GPS antenna mounted above (which should have been inside).00000
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Days'd and Confused851 viewsNextel need only extend the flashing to and across the top of its antenna enclosure to make this a very good site.00000
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Days'd and Confused698 viewsJust a bit more flashing, if you please.22222
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Now you see it; now you shouldn't.1051 viewsAs an example of how to ALMOST construct a camouflaged site, look at this photograph. Nextel's camo box fails to extend the flashing around the top of its enclosure. As a result, from ground level you can see the coaxial cables running over the top parapet to the camo box. I've created a photo simulation to illustrate how little it would have taken to complete the camouflage for this site, and the benefits of that little effort. Planners, think about these things...they will make a great difference in the result of your work.55555
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Sprint on a building710 viewsThis is a Sprint site in San Marcos, California. The BTS equipment cabinets are within in the CMU walled enclosure at ground level; the antennas are inside the surface mounted box on below the top of the building. This site is co-located with a Cricket Wireless monocypress site.22222
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Sprint on a building626 viewsThis is a Sprint site in San Marcos, California. The BTS equipment cabinets are within in the CMU walled enclosure at ground level; the antennas are inside the surface mounted box on below the top of the building. This site is co-located with a Cricket Wireless monocypress site.11111
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Mono Cypress1262 viewsCricket Wireless has constructed this attractive mono cypress in San Marcos, California. The BTS equipment is located against the wall of the building.55555
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Mono Cypress698 viewsCricket Wireless has constructed an attractive mono cypress in San Marcos, California. This is a close up of the BTS equipment. Note that a Sprint site enclosure is in the background.22222
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Mono Cypress753 viewsCricket Wireless has constructed this attractive mono cypress in San Marcos, California. The BTS equipment is located against the wall of the building.11111
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Time for a new Flag and some paint909 viewsThe flag flying at this Cingular site, located at a Post Office in San Marcos, California is ready to be replaced. Disposal is subject to the U.S. Flag Code. Also, a wee-bit of paint is about due, here, too!44444
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USPO Flag Site684 viewsThis is a Cingular site at a post office in San Marcos, California11111
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One bump too many864 viewsThis Cingular site cable transition to a flagpole site at the USPO in San Marcos, California features impacts. It's too close to the driveway. 44444
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868 views44444
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801 views11111
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669 views33333
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Good signal track(ing)814 viewsThis is the multi-carrier radio tower at the Irvine, California AMTRAK station.33333
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Waves in the Shakes?865 viewsMickyD's hosts this Nextel site in Norwalk, California.55555
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Good signal track(ing)714 viewsThis is the multi-carrier radio tower at the Irvine, California AMTRAK station.33333
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Cardiff Sports Park796 viewsMulti-pole, multi-carrier site in the Cardiff Sports Park in Encinitas, California.00000
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Cardiff Sports Park600 viewsOne pole of a multi-carrier site in the Cardiff Sports Park in Encinitas, California.00000
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Monopalm of Paramount Importance609 viewsThis is a Nextel monopalm site in Paramount, California.44444
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Blessed be Sprint737 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).33333
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Blessed be Sprint663 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).22222
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Blessed be Sprint636 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).11111
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Almost a Flagpole Site916 viewsThe panels are missing at this flagpole site in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California). This is a good close-up showing the antenna and cables. By the way, most sites don't use bungee cords to hold the flag pole rope. 22222
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Almost a Flagpole Site636 viewsThe panels are missing at this flagpole site in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).22222
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586 views22222
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Sickly Monopalm in Van Nuys678 viewsThis poor excuse for a monopalm is in Van Nuys, California on Van Nuys Blvd. Sooooo sad.44444
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Camouflaged Antenna, Exposed BTS Cabinets878 viewsNotice the BTS cabinets of the two carriers installed on the roof of this shopping center adjacent to the tower camouflaging the antennas. This photo take from an adjacent commercial site parking lot. 22222
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Camouflaged Antenna Site655 viewsThis tower houses sector antennas.22222
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Camouflaged Antenna Site606 viewsThis tower houses sector antennas.33333
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Wireless Adobe1068 viewsLooking at the west and south sides of Cingular's wireless adobe site. It's on a bluff above California Highway 62 southeast of Yucca Valley, California. It appears to be 'just another house on a hill' until you get up close and personal. The site is owned by InterConnect Towers LLC (FCC ASR 1050520).44444
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Wireless Adobe850 viewsCingular's wireless adobe site on a bluff above California Highway 62 southeast of Yucca Valley, California. It appears to be 'just another house on a hill' until you get up close and personal. The site is owned by InterConnect Towers LLC (FCC ASR 1050520).33333
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Wireless Adobe679 viewsA telephoto shot of Cingular's wireless adobe site on a bluff above California Highway 62 southeast of Yucca Valley, California. It appears to be 'just another house on a hill' until you get up close and personal. The site is owned by InterConnect Towers LLC (FCC ASR 1050520).22222
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Wireless Adobe721 viewsA telephoto show of Cingular's wireless adobe site on a bluff above California Highway 62 southeast of Yucca Valley, California. It appears to be 'just another house on a hill' until you get up close and personal. The site is owned by InterConnect Towers LLC (FCC ASR 1050520).33333
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Wireless Adobe623 viewsApproaching Cingular's wireless adobe site from the west side service road. It's on a bluff above California Highway 62 southeast of Yucca Valley, California. It appears to be 'just another house on a hill' until you get up close and personal. The site is owned by InterConnect Towers LLC (FCC ASR 1050520).33333
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702 viewsA high resolution detail show of Cingular's wireless adobe site from the west side service road. It's on a bluff above California Highway 62 southeast of Yucca Valley, California. It appears to be 'just another house on a hill' until you get up close and personal. The site is owned by InterConnect Towers LLC (FCC ASR 1050520).22222
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Wireless Adobe840 viewsLooking southwest to Cingular's wireless adobe site. It's on a bluff above California Highway 62 southeast of Yucca Valley, California. It appears to be 'just another house on a hill' until you get up close and personal. The site is owned by InterConnect Towers LLC (FCC ASR 1050520).11111
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Getting ready for pulling the coax cables up the tree716 viewsThe worker prepares the coax cables for insertion into the trunk of the monopalm by laying them out flat on the ground. From here, a pull rope will be used to raise the cables into the trunk, and up to the level of the antennas.55555
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Getting ready for pulling the coax cables up the tree624 viewsThe worker prepares the coax cables for insertion into the trunk of the monopalm by laying them out flat on the ground. From here, a pull rope will be used to raise the cables into the trunk, and up to the level of the antennas.33333
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Monopalm in the Sepulveda Pass856 viewsWorking on the little tree (July 2001). This monopalm is located on Sepulveda Blvd. south of Mulholland off of the I-405 freeway in Los Angeles.44444
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Color coded coax cables will pulling grips586 viewsThe coax cables are ready for installation in the trunk of the monopalm. Each cable is color coded at both ends to aid in identification. The pulling sleeves ("Chinese finger grips") will be connected to the pulling rope.33333
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Any port in a storm585 viewsThis is a cable port near the base of the monopalm. It is used to provide an entrance/exit for the coax cables in the trunk of the tree. The 'ladder' below the port is actually a cable support. The coax cables are lashed to the ladder to provide physical support as the cables transit through the cable port.22222
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BTS cabinets during installation - Cable ladder rack680 viewsThis is a photo of the BTS (Base Telecommunications Station) cabinets during installation. Notice the cable ladder rack connecting the BTS cabinets to the trunk of the tree. The coaxial cables will be lashed to this ladder for physical support.11111
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