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Verizon 'Small Cell' (Really a DAS node)424 viewsStrapped on to a City of Los Angeles light standard. Cables are routed inside the pole to and through the top cap.
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Verizon 'Small Cell' (Really a DAS node)325 viewsStrapped on to a City of Los Angeles light standard. Cables are routed inside the pole to and through the top cap.
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Tarzana, California423 viewsClark Avenue
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Tarzana, California336 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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Tarzana, California332 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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Tarzana, California317 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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Tarzana, California307 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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Tarzana, California295 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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Tarzana, California301 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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Tarzana, California309 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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Tarzana, California332 viewsClark Avenue light standard
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California249 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California218 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California210 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California185 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California186 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California210 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California222 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California201 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California190 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California200 views
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NextG DAS - Rancho Palos Verdes, California190 views
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2139 viewsCan you guess which of the light standards contains the site antennas?
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Santa Fe High School Light Standard254 viewsLight Standard site at Santa Fe High School (New Mexico)
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Santa Fe High School Light Standard256 viewsLight Standard site at Santa Fe High School (New Mexico)
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AT&T Camo Light Standard 873 viewsAT&T's camo light standard site at Cresthaven and Westlake Blvd. in Thousand Oaks, California. The antennas are within the radome above the light arm. The GPS antenna above the radome should not be visible based on the plans approved by the Planning Commission.
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AT&T Camo Light Standard907 viewsAT&T's camo light standard site at Cresthaven and Westlake Blvd. in Thousand Oaks, California. The antennas are within the radome above the light arm. The GPS antenna above the radome should not be visible based on the plans approved by the Planning Commission.
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Light Standards with More702 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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You want fries with that BTS?658 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 Site594 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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Cardiff Sports Park971 viewsMulti-pole, multi-carrier site in the Cardiff Sports Park in Encinitas, California.
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Cardiff Sports Park722 viewsOne pole of a multi-carrier site in the Cardiff Sports Park in Encinitas, California.
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An Insect Attracted to a Light907 viewsView of the Andrew node of the Cricket Wireless DAS site (installed by NextG) on a light standard in Encinitas, California.
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An Insect Attracted to a Light904 viewsSide view of the Cricket Wireless DAS site (installed by NextG) on a light standard in Encinitas, California.
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An Insect Attracted to a Light827 viewsThe omnidirectional antenna of the Cricket Wireless DAS site (installed by NextG) on a light standard in Encinitas, California.
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An Insect Attracted to a Light754 viewsThis is a Cricket Wireless DAS site (installed by NextG) on a light standard in Encinitas, California.
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A well lit monolight brought to you by Verizon483 views...in the San Fernando Valley. A Verizon site. The base station equipment is located in one of the mall stores, which Verizon has taken over and added a new interior door.
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Das da ticket!474 viewsAT&T uses a distributed antenna system (DAS) to light this site on Valley Circle in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles County). The DAS node, manufactured by Andrew Corporation, is the small box affixed to the larger power meter pedestal cabinet. Notice that the node is not directly affixed, but is held via stand-offs.
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Desert Storm!581 viewsVerizon's "Desert Storm" light standard site in Irvine, California.
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The Transit Mixer has Arrived...463 views...so let the pouring begin!
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Light Standard Under Construction416 viewsThe double arms of this light standard, and the radome containing the antennas above the arms are yet to be placed.
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Not part of an underground water river...466 viewsThe water bottle is not part of the CEV.
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CEV ready for concrete pour395 viewsJust waiting on the transit mixer to show up.
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Nearly time for the 'crete!349 viewsWorkers preparing the CEV for the concrete pour.
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Don't worry...the ladder will be removed before the concrete is poured.413 viewsWorkers preping the CEV for the concrete pour. The large holes are to connect to what will be intake and outflow air vents yet to be installed.
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Cable route in/out of the CEV384 viewsThis trench will house the power and telephone cable conduits into and out of the CEV, as well as the coaxial cables to the base of the light standard.
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Looking at the rear of the CEV.396 viewsA good shot of the base and read of the CEV dig hole.
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Light Standard Under Construction493 viewsThe double arms of this light standard, and the radome containing the antennas above the arms are yet to be placed. The light standard is located in the greenbelt median of the roadway.
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Verizon CEV installation in Irvine, California524 views
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Verizon CEV installation in Irvine, California567 viewsWorkers preping the CEV for the concrete pour.
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McCell Site660 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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Sing it with me... "Every Light A Cell Site"623 viewsThis is a view of the east side of the track at Agoura High in Agoura Hills, California. Each of the four light standards at this track support a antennas in radomes.
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Agoura High School633 viewsAll four light standards at the Agoura Hills High School sport antenna radomes
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A Sassy Power Generator535 viewsVerizon's Sassy site features this remote power generator. Note that the fuel tank isn't here, but rather it's located in the main BTS fenced area about 50 feet away (and to the left of this view).
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Verizon Wireless Camo Light Standard870 views...in Santa Monica, California. Notice that the BTS equipment vault is located around the corner to the right. It's in the sidewalk area. If you still can't spot it, look for the white painted labels! Actually, a nice design. The vents are in the greenbelt area.
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Verizon Wireless Camo Light Standard819 views...in Santa Monica, California. Notice that the BTS equipment vault is located around the corner to the right. It's in the sidewalk area. The vault vents are located in the greenbelt behind the red curb. A very nice installation, indeed.
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Two on a Stick607 viewsSprint's BTS equipment is located in the large flush-to-grade vault. It's flush vents bracket the BTS vault. It's interesting to compare the small Sprint vents to the large Cingular vents at the same site. (See the photos of Cingular's vents near this photo in the same gallery.)
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Two on a Stick466 viewsSprint's BTS equipment is located in the large flush-to-grade vault. It's flush vents bracket the BTS vault.
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Two on a Stick405 viewsHere's a close-up of the dual antennas on this wood pole in Santa Monica, California. Sprint is on the bottom; Cingular is that mass at the top. By the way, the palm is not a camouflage element of Cingular's antennas.
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Two on a Stick344 viewsHere's a long view of this two-carrier site. If you look in the sidewalk area to the right of the pole you'll see Cingular's flush-to-grade equipment vault, and just to the left of it, Cingular's two flush-to-grade vents.
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Two on a Stick305 viewsCingular and Sprint share this wood light pole in Santa Monica, California. Cingular is on the top, and Sprint is on the arm. Both carriers use completely underground BTS equipment enclosures and flush-to-grade vent systems.
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Two on a Stick400 viewsCingular and Sprint share this wood light pole in Santa Monica, California. Cingular's antennas, pictured here, are on the top. Sprint's antennas are on an arm below the bottom of the photograph. Both carriers use completely underground BTS equipment enclosures and flush-to-grade vent systems.
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A Flag and Light Show684 viewsThis is an AT&T Wireless site, later Cingular, shining signal in San Diego on the I-5 Freeway and the Coronado Bay Bridge. The light standard also supports antennas. 1 comments
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Nextel Field Light Standard Radome Antenna Mount961 viewsNextel's Santa Margarita Christian High School site (Rancho Rancho Santa Margarita, California) uses a field light standard to support the antennas, and the radome that covers those antennas.

The mountain in the background/right of the field light standard is Santiago Peak, the key radio site in Orange County, California.
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What's Under the Skirt?722 viewsNextel's Nextel's Santa Margarita Christian High School site antennas are behind a radome/skirt affixed to a field light standard. Looking upwards, you can see 4 of the 6 antennas behind the radome/skirt.
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Sprint's Dual Light Standard Site679 viewsHigh above the US101 (Ventura Freeway) in Thousand Oaks sit these dual light standards. Two light standards provide three sectors of diversity coverage in this very high (RF) traffic area. The equipment is located in an underground vault. Rasnow Peak can be seen in the distance.
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Sprint's Dual Light Standard Site733 viewsHigh above the US101 (Ventura Freeway) in Thousand Oaks sit these dual light standards. Two light standards provide three sectors of diversity coverage in this very high (RF) traffic area. The BTS equpment is located in the vault between the two light standards.
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Mounting collar: Radome above a light standard841 viewsHere's a close-up view of how a radome is attached to the top of a concrete light standard. This is a Sprint site in the Newbury Park portion of Thousand Oaks, California1 comments
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BTS Equipment Behind Mounment Sign512 viewsCloseup of the equipment behind the monument entry sign at CLU.
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BTS Equipment Behind Mounment Sign496 viewsCloseup of the equipment behind the monument entry sign at CLU.
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BTS Equipment Behind Monument Sign484 viewsAt California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. The antennas are in the radome atop the parking lot lights (seen in this background right of this photo), and the BTS equipment is behind the monument entry sign.
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BTS Equipment Behind Monument Sign464 viewsAt California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. The antennas are in the radome atop the parking lot lights (not seen in this photo), and the BTS equipment is in the background behind the monument entry sign.
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Cingular Camo Light Standard572 viewsAt California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. The antennas are in the radome atop the parking lot lights, and the BTS equipment is in the background behind the monument entry sign.
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Cingular Camo Light Standard583 viewsAt California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. The antennas are in the radome atop the parking lot lights, and the BTS equipment is in the background behind the monument entry sign.
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Galt High School Doesn't Lack for Signal399 viewsThree out of four light standards at the Galt (California) High School Warrior Stadium are cell sites. Well, that still leaves 25% growth potential!
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Parking Lot Light Standard PCS Sites632 viewsThe enclosure on the far right houses Cingular's BTS equipment; the enclosure below the right light standard/cell houses Sprint's BTS equipment. Rosemead, California (just north of the I-10 freeway).
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Parking Lot Light Standard PCS Sites780 viewsThe enclosure on the far left houses Cingular's BTS equipment; the enclosure below the left light standard/cell houses Sprint's BTS equipment.1 comments
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Rose Bowl Camo Site637 views...on a light standard.
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Radome above light standard991 viewsThis Sprint* site, in Thousand Oaks, California, is a low-impact micro cell designed to serve a small area of twisty streets.

*Thanks for clearing this up, Jimmy!
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Cingular underground cell site equipment1189 viewsThe BTS equipment vault, in the foreground, serves a Cingular's light standard microcell. The green pedestal houses the power company meter, and is subject to removal if the power company allows unmetered or remotely metered service sometime in the future.
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Microcell mounted in traffic signal light standard652 viewsThe cell antennas are pointed to cover short street segments on Ventura Blvd east and west of Laurel Canyon Blvd. San Fernando Valley, California.
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