Dr. Jonathan Kramer's Cell Tower Photo Gallery

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179 viewsThis is a very, very tall self-supporting lattice tower site, owned by American Tower, in Espanola, New Mexico.
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AT&T Cow in Action826 viewsPanoramic (three photos) shot of AT&T's Cell-on-Wheels (COW) in action in the Santiago Canyon area of Orange County after the October 2007 wildfires. The portable generator powers the site.
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Nextel Portable Power Generator in Action543 viewsNextel's 20KW portable generator powers this site along Santiago Canyon Road near Irvine, California right after the wildfires of October 2007.
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AT&T Cow in Action1522 viewsAT&T's Cell-on-Wheels (COW) in action in the Santiago Canyon area of Orange County after the October 2007 wildfires. The portable generator powers the site.
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Nextel Portable Power Generator in Action539 viewsNextel's 20KW portable generator powers this site along Santiago Canyon Road near Irvine, California right after the wildfires of October 2007.
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AT&T Cow in Action512 viewsLook up the ridge at AT&T's Cell-on-Wheels (COW) in action in the Santiago Canyon area of Orange County after the October 2007 wildfires. A portable generator powers the site.
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Light Standards with More643 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, California
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So, it works in orange, too!461 viewsThis is a Clearwire site near the Portland, Oregon airport (PDX). Sites near airports are sometimes required to be painted with aviation orange and while to make them more visible to pilots. Clearly seen in this photo are Clearwire's on panel-per-sector deployment for serving the customers in the area, and two backhaul microwave antennas to link this site to other site, and on to the Clearwire POP ("point of presence") connecting to the Internet.
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Cardiff Sports Park901 viewsMulti-pole, multi-carrier site in the Cardiff Sports Park in Encinitas, California.
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Cardiff Sports Park662 viewsOne pole of a multi-carrier site in the Cardiff Sports Park in Encinitas, California.
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Any port in a storm647 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.
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BTS cabinets during installation - Cable ladder rack744 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.
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Tumwater Reservoir, Tumwater, Washington361 viewsNear the Tumwater Airport. Note the airport rotating aerodrome beacon on top of the tank.
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Tumwater Reservoir, Tumwater, Washington311 viewsNear the Tumwater Airport.
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Grand Canyon Valle Airport240 viewsAT&T's site at the Grand Canyon Valle Airport in Valle, Arizona is interesting for several reasons. First, the tower also supports and aircraft landing beacon; second, it supports the wind sock. Yes, that's a tower climber working on the site.
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Sock-it-to-me265 viewsAT&T's site at the Grand Canyon Valle Airport in Valle, Arizona is interesting for several reasons. First, the tower also supports and aircraft landing beacon; second, it supports the wind sock. Yes, that's a tower climber working on the site.
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Which Way is the Wind Blowing?257 viewsAT&T's site at the Grand Canyon Valle Airport in Valle, Arizona is interesting for several reasons. First, the tower also supports and aircraft landing beacon; second, it supports the wind sock. Yes, that's a tower climber working on the site.
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Camo LUG on Apartment Building481 viewsThis LUG (generator socket) is installed on an apartment building in El Segundo, California, overlooks Los Angeles International Airport.
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YA_P Site515 viewsYet another ____ pole site. This one in Newport Beach, California.
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A faux 'faux chimney'631 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 Angle412 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'459 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'435 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 BTS474 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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KMLT Antenna and Support531 viewsThe steel pole supporting the antenna is now painted blue to help it blend into the sky background.1 comments
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KMLT Antenna and Support429 viewsThe steel pole supporting the antenna is now painted blue to help it blend into the sky background.
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SFO Airport - Terminal 2/Admin Building344 viewsYup. There's the panel antenna.
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SFO Airport - Terminal 2/Admin Building245 viewsCan you spot the single panel? There's a matching panel just off the photo to the right.
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SFO Airport - Superbay Hanger233 viewsThe cell antennas are mounted on the roof of the Superbay hanger in the top center of the photograph.
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SFO Airport - Rental Car Center232 views...as seen from the rental car shuttle train heading away from the building.
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SFO Airport202 viewsThere are multiple sites atop the elevator penthouses in the center parking lot of SFO airport. This photo is an example of another set of 4 antennas ganged in two radomes on the "E" parking elevator penthouse.
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SFO Airport214 viewsThere are multiple sites atop the elevator penthouses in the center parking lot of SFO airport. This photo is an example. Notice, in this close-up, the stacked diplex antennas. There are a total of 4 antennas inside the two radomes (antenna covers).
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SFO Airport196 viewsThere are multiple sites atop the elevator penthouses in the center parking lot of SFO airport. This photo is an example.
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Cell Pine Cable Port456 viewsConsider this a shot of the roots of the cell pine. Actually, it's one of two cable ports on the side of our little tree.
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Cell site and Microwave Relay351 viewsThis site is not a mobile telephone switching office (MTSO). Rather, its an aggregation point for microwave backhaul from other wireless sites. Verizon and Nextel are co-located here.

Why red and white? This site is located adjacent to the Ontario, California airport.
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Flush Mount Cell Site on PG&E Transmission Pole - San Jose, CA Airport2229 viewsThe interesting point about the cell antennas mounted to PG&E's transmission pole (seen in the right side of the photo) is that the antennas are not out on arms. Usually power companies require carriers to mount antennas on arms to insure adequate climbing space under NESC/CPUC GO95.
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