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Santa: Don't slide down this chimney!3010 viewsA faux chimney site at a community church in Los Angeles.
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Sprint's Signal is SMOK'N!785 viewsThis is a faux chimney site, built by Sprint, in Oceanide, California.
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Sprint's Signal is SMOK'N!651 viewsAnother view of Sprint's faux chimney site in Oceanside, California.
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Faux Windmill Site799 viewsThis is a Verizon faux windmill in Chino Hills, California
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Blessed be Sprint741 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).
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Blessed be Sprint665 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).
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Blessed be Sprint638 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).
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Faux Roof Penthouses440 viewsThe three rooftop enclosures house cell equipment/antennas. Torrance, California.
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Faux Roof Penthouses439 viewsThe three rooftop enclosures house cell equipment/antennas. Torrance, California.
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Faux Steeple Site Overlooking LAX436 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. In this picture you see the relationship between the site and the west complex of LAX. This is a $million dollar view of LAX, but I suspect the mortuary isn't quite making all that from T-Mobile.
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LMU/GPS - Unusual Configuration511 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. In this picture you see a very unusual placement of the LMU antenna (left) and the GPS antenna (right) attached to the power riser. This face of the building is to the south, so the LMU antenna is block for about 180 degrees of arc. Clever, eh?
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Fax Steeple Site Overlooking LAX434 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. Note that the chimney shown in this photo IS NOT the camo faux chimney in the rear of the property. This is the building real chimney.
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Close Up of Top of Poorly Maintained Faux Chimney649 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. In this picture you see a very poorly maintained faux chimney. A brick facade panel is coming off. The cable, telephone, and power drops should be relocated to achive the required NEC clearances.1 comments
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BTS Equipment, Top and Bottom of Faux Chimney450 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. In this picture you see the BTS equipment and the cables feeding to the bottom of the faux chimney. A steeple on the LAX side of the building serves the airport.
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Top of Poorly Maintained Faux Chimney419 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. In this picture you see a very poorly maintained faux chimney. A brick facade panel is coming off. The cable, telephone, and power drops should be relocated to achive the required NEC clearances.
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BTS Equipment, Top and Bottom of Faux Chimney433 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. In this picture you see the BTS equipment and the cables feeding to the bottom of the faux chimney. A steeple on the LAX side of the building serves the airport.
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BTS Equipment, Bottom of Faux Chimney397 viewsThis Cingular-built site in El Segundo, California, now owned by T-Mobile, overlooks LAX. The building houses a mortuary. In this picture you see the BTS equipment and the cables feeding to the bottom of the faux chimney. A steeple on the LAX side of the building serves the airport.
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Drunk Tank?542 viewsThis series of photos of an interesting Verizon faux water tank in Littlerock, California suggests that perhaps something was amiss when the tank was installed on the legs, don't you know! The microwave dish is for 'back haul' to the MTSO.1 comments
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Drunk Tank?555 viewsThis series of photos of an interesting Verizon faux water tank in Littlerock, California suggests that perhaps something was amiss when the tank was installed on the legs. Quite an interesting way to mate things.1 comments
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Drunk Tank?421 viewsYet another view of the 'drunk tank' in Littlerock, California. The BTS equipment shelter is located behind the building in the foreground.
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Drunk Tank?411 viewsVerizon's 'drunk tank' in Littlerock, California.
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A faux 'faux chimney'576 viewsCingular's faux chimney on the front of a real estate office is lacking the adequate coverage required to truly consider this to be a camouflaged site. Notice the interesting (read: "ugly") cable entry box, and the fact that the panel antenna protrudes above the level of the faux chimney. Not a good design.
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Faux 'faux chimney' - A Different Angle359 viewsFrom this angle, Cingular's faux chimney on the front of a real estate office is a good design, but things aren't as they seem. See the view of this faux chimney from the other side to see why its inferior.
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Close-up of a faux 'faux chimney'407 viewsHere's a close-up of Cingular's faux chimney on the rear of a real estate office. Notice how the panel antenna protrudes above the level of the faux chimney. Not good.
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Faux 'faux chimney'381 viewsCingular's faux chimney on the rear of a real estate office is a better design than the front faux chimney, yet this chimney suffers from one of the same faults as the front: the panel antenna protrudes above the level of the faux chimney.
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Cingular BTS420 viewsThis BTS installation at a Cingular site in Tustin, California is somewhat interesting as it is mounted between two buildings. The faux chimney antenna sites at this location are detailed in other photographs.
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Hollow Rock?462 viewsAnother view of the faux rock on the left, bottom of the cell cactus. The rock hides the cable entry into the Saguaro cactus design. Larson-USA design.
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Faux Cactus, Faux Rock876 viewsThe faux rock on the bottom center of the cell cactus hides the cable entry into the Saguaro cactus design. Larson-USA design.
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Water Tank508 viewsIn a shopping center in Chino Hills, California1 comments
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Water Tank482 viewsThis faux water tank houses a cell site. This site is located in Chino Hills, California. The tank was constructed to match a non-cell tank at a different location in the shopping center. Quite a nice design.

There's another photo of this site back in the gallery provided by the manufacturer, Peabody Engineering.
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Naked Cellular/PCS Flagpole!513 viewsThis is actually three photos stitched together to show the three-flagpole site in great detail. The center flagpole is an AT&T (now Cingular) Wireless site in Los Angeles, California. AT&T shares this site with Verizon and Nextel. The flagpole is 85' tall and 25" in diameter. It's manufactured by Chameleon Engineering.1 comments
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Naked Cellular/PCS Flagpole!524 viewsAll three flagpoles in this photo are really cell towers. The center flagpole is a AT&T Wireless site in Los Angeles, California. AT&T (Cingular) shares this site with Verizon and Nextel. The flagpole is 85' tall and 25" in diameter. It's manufactured by Chameleon Engineering.
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Close-up of a cellular/PCS flagpole without the covers4249 viewsThis is a close-up shot of how antennas are stacked in a faux flagpole. All three flagpoles in this photo are really cell towers. The center flagpole is an AT&T Wireless (now Cingular) site in Los Angeles, California. Verizon shares this site with Verizon and Nextel. The flagpole is 85' tall and 25" in diameter. It's manufactured by Chameleon Engineering.2 comments
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Hint: It's Not Canneroni432 viewsThese are three section covers of a faux flagpole barely in the City of Los Angeles, California. They're off while Cingular works on its antennas (see the photos in this gallery).
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Hint: It's Not Canneroni1970 viewsThese are three section covers of a faux flagpole barely in the City of Los Angeles, California. They're off while Verizon's works on its antennas (see the photos in this gallery).
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site434 viewsYet another view of Sprint's faux penthouse site on the top of the elevator.
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site365 viewsA good detail shot of Sprint's antennas located in a faux elevator penthouse.
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site458 viewsLooking at another side of Sprint's faux elevator penthouse, it's clear to see that this site is in need of some demand maintenance. The RF transparent panels are falling off.1 comments
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site365 viewsIn West Los Angeles, Sprint's antennas are located in a faux elevator penthouse, and the base telecommunications station equipment is in the foreground on the left side.
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site410 viewsIn West Los Angeles, Sprint's antennas are located in a faux elevator penthouse, and the base telecommunications station equipment is in the foreground on the left side. If you look closely on the top of the parapet you'll see a pair of AT&T Wireless (now Cingular) omnidirectional antennas. Those antennas are featured elsewhere in this gallery.
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No Trouble Here! (3 of 3)472 viewsTHis photo highlights the brick face on the Nextel equipment building and the match to the existing multi-story building. North Hollywood, California.
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No Trouble Here! (2 of 3)509 viewsHere's a closer look at Nextel's equipment building located to the right of the main building.1 comments
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No Trouble Here! (1 of 3)548 viewsThis Nextel site in North Hollywood, California has its equipment room located to the right of the building in the brick-faced 1 story extension. The antennas are mounted behind RF transparent panels finished to look like a brick parapet (top left).
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Sun, Sail, and Signal #2514 viewsThis camo chimney is located at the Sun and Sail Club in Lake Forest, California. The AT&T Wireless and Cingular antennas are behind the faux rock detail at the top of the chimney. The BTS equipment is located directly below, and in front of the chimney (out of sight in this photo, just below the wood box containing the coaxial and ground cables).
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Sun, Sail, and Signal #1447 viewsThis camo chimney is located at the Sun and Sail Club in Lake Forest, California. The AT&T Wireless and Cingular antennas are behind the faux rock detail at the top of the chimney.
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Faux church steeple - Louvers detail390 viewsThe faux church steeple will be completed with louvers. This photograph is a close-up of the louver detail. These louvers are transparent to radio frequency signals. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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Faux church steeple - Rough construction488 viewsThe faux church steeple to be used as a cell site is under construction. The parts of the steeple are being mated. The undercoating is yet to be applied. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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Faux church steeple - Looking inside405 viewsThe faux church steeple to be used as a cell site has plenty of room inside for antenna installation. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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Faux church steeple - nearing completion395 viewsThe faux church steeple to be used as a cell site is nearing completion. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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Faux church steeple - Nearly complete404 viewsThe faux church steeple to be used as a cell site is nearly complete. Final matching will occur on site. The RF-transparent louvers are to be installed after this photo, but before delivery to the job site. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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"Thick as a brick?" #1 of 2553 viewsThese antennas are located behind a faux brick penthouse wall. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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"Thick as a brick?" #2 of 2698 viewsFaux brick penthouse wall. Antennas behind the panel at the far end.
Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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Camo faux brick wall503 viewsThe antennas are hidden behind the faux brick face in the upper left portion of the wall. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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Camo faux brick wall - close up458 viewsThe antennas are hidden behind the faux brick face. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.
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Faux penthouse extension664 viewsThis Nextel site has its antennas located inside the faux penthouse atop the building. Notice the uneven coverage of Spanish tiles on the sides.
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Not much water, but lots of signal1104 viewsLocated in at a shopping center in Oxnard, California, the cell antennas are located below the faux water tank.3 comments
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Mismatched Bricks989 viewsHere is an example of a faux building extension with a poorly matched 'brick' facing. There's no doubt that this design does not effectively hide the antennas behind the faux brick facing. Notice that no effort was made to match the brick patter of the underlying building thereby highlighting the 'out of place' nature of the extension.
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Faux chimney antenna site 2 of 22668 viewsThe antennas are in a faux chimney (center of roof).
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Faux chimney antenna site 1 of 23638 viewsThe antennas are in a faux chimney. The base station equipment is adjacent to the house in the lower right portion of the photo. Spotted in Southern California.
 
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