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You want fries with that BTS?509 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.
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McCell Site476 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.
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UCLA? I C LA!396 viewsVerizon's right-of-way microcell monopole site on Hilgard Avenue near Manning just to the east of UCLA. The base station equipment is located underground adjacent to the two vents.
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No Buns!888 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.
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With the 'buns' in place792 viewsT-Mobile's antennas are now covered at this McDonald's site in Huntington Beach, California
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Buns, please!742 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.
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T-Mobile's McDonald's Flagpole Site BTS Equipment1169 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.
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McCell Site551 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.
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Time to Shippee Out the Signal196 views...from this Spectrasite lattice tower on Shippee Road in Oroville, California. Nextel is on the tower. The tower ASR is 1239078. I like the way the tower reflects in the water.
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Time to Shippee Out the Signal208 views...from this Spectrasite lattice tower on Shippee Road in Oroville, California. Nextel is the tower occupant. The tower ASR is 1239078.
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A Growth on a Monopalm505 viewsYet another view of a compromised monopalm. Spectrasite's cellpalm should never have had the microwave dish or the add-on panel antennas on the tree trunk. It took an only fair design and made it terrible. Sprint and Cingular are at this site. Others may be, too.
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A Growth on a Monopalm548 viewsSpectrasite's monopalm has this very strange 6-panel growth on the tree trunk. And isn't that a stange looking, er, microwavealbe 'date' below the palms?! How sad. Inglewood, California. Cingular and Sprint are at this site.
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A Growth on a Monopalm468 viewsSpectrasite's monopalm has this very strange 6-panel growth on the tree trunk. How sad. Inglewood, California. Cingular and Sprint are at this site.
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Power Transmission Tower Site205 viewsPECO transmission tower cell site in Philadelphia.
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Spectrasite Co-Lo Multisector at Different Levels301 viewsSpectrasite tower supports a three sector wireless system, with one of the sectors lower than the other two (to help shape coverage). Also, this site supports an omnidirection carrier (the vertical antennas on top of the tower). 2 comments
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Really, really flat vines on this pole!249 viewsA Spectrasite site in Montebello, CA.
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Spectrasite in Paramount, California226 viewsYet another Spectrasite installation, this time in Paramount, California (looking north).
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Spectrasite in Paramount, California201 viewsYet another Spectrasite installation, this time in Paramount, California (looking west).
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Rose Bowl Camo Site544 views...on a light standard.
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Co locate site for multiple cell structures481 viewsThis multi-tower site is along next to Interstate 405 in Irvine, California. 1 comments
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Oh, say can you see!!848 viewsAn example of a flag pole cell site.
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Parking lot cell site321 viewsHere's another, wider view of a cell site mounted on a parking lot light standard in San Francisco.
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Parking lot cell site255 viewsThe cell antennas are mounted on the light standard on the roof of a public parking lot in San Francisco.
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Camo site on a Public Storage building708 viewsHere's a multi-sector camo installation on a PS building in Los Angeles. The antennas are located inside the box structures on the face of the building.
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The many colors of Red, White, and Blue890 viewsFlag maintenance (and federally required lighting) should be a condition of approval of flag cell sites like the one above. Note that some of the red color stripes have faded to orange.1 comments
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Parking Lot Light Standard PCS Site700 viewsWhat you see, including the BTS equipment, is what you get in this parking lot site. Note the addition of the parking lot lights on either side of the antenna pole.
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Palms guarding cell site - circa 2004377 viewsThis is a cell site 'guarded' by live palm trees. Its the same site I photographed in late 2001 (see that photo in this gallery). Notice how the live palms have grown, and so have the houses around the site!
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Spectrasite co-location site326 viewsThis Spectrasite cell/microwave site is located in Carson, California. The tower is registered to what is now Verizon Wireless. Note how the microwave antennas are identified by code to permit identification of specific microwave antennas from ground level. It's located in an "Enterprise" zone (sorry...inside joke).
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Major Macrocell Site (multiple carriers)331 viewsThis is an example of a traditional multiple carrier macrocell site. Note the large microwave antennas facing to the right: They are used to provide high-reliability connection of this site to the MTSO some 25 miles away.
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Strand-mounted cell site (Sprint)464 viewsThis is a Sprint cell site using the cable TV system to connect users to the MTSO. Irvine, CA.
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Cell site in Salzburg, Austria268 viewsWhile in Salzburg to lecture at the Center for International Legal Studies I snapped this photo of a cell site across the street from my hotel room.
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Short Flag Pole1039 viewsUS/Mexican Relations.
 
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