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Poorly designed Church bell tower site172 views
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Poorly designed Church bell tower site186 views
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So-so Camo'ed Pop-Up Site in Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley)222 viewsThis is a so-so camo rooftop site in the San Fernando Valley portion of Los Angeles. It uses open-back pop-ups on the building to mostly hide the antennas.
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So-so Camo'ed Pop-Up Site in Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley)201 viewsThis is a so-so camo rooftop site in the San Fernando Valley portion of Los Angeles. It uses open-back pop-ups on the building to mostly hide the antennas.
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So-so Camo'ed Pop-Up Site in Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley)172 viewsThis is a so-so camo rooftop site in the San Fernando Valley portion of Los Angeles. It uses open-back pop-ups on the building to mostly hide the antennas.
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So-so Camo'ed Pop-Up Site in Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley)177 viewsThis is a so-so camo rooftop site in the San Fernando Valley portion of Los Angeles. It uses open-back pop-ups on the building to mostly hide the antennas.
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AT&T Clock Tower - Public Park300 viewsAT&T Clock Tower Site in Rio Rancho, NM
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AT&T Clock Tower - Public Park169 viewsAT&T Clock Tower Site in Rio Rancho, NM
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Verizon Camo Church Site 174 viewsAt St. Margaret's in Chino, CA
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Verizon Camo Church Site 147 viewsAt St. Margaret's in Chino, CA
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Verizon Camo Church Site 158 viewsAt St. Margaret's in Chino, CA
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AT&T's Upgraded Tree at Camp Pendleton Rest Stop307 viewsAT&T has just upgraded this monopine site to 4G and materially improved the camouflage. Much better than before. N/B I-5 at the rest stop.
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AT&T's Upgraded Tree at Camp Pendleton Rest Stop287 viewsAT&T has just upgraded this monopine site to 4G and materially improved the camouflage. Much better than before. N/B I-5 at the rest stop. Note the camo around the microwave antenna.
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New Concept: A wireless site without antennas or base station equipment1044 viewsThis SCE tower features a three sector panel mount without panels. It also lacks any base station.
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Sprint Monopole in Lebec, California558 viewsSite is controlled by TowerCo (soon to be SBC).
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Power on the Tower216 viewsAn AT&T site on a SCE transmission tower in Thousand Oaks, California.
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Konya Province74 views
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Konya Province76 views
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Konya Province72 views
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Konya Province74 views
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Antalya Province75 views
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Antalya Province79 views
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Antalya Province78 views
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Antalya Province77 views
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Antalya Province76 views
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Antalya Province142 views
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Antalya Province165 views
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Antalya Province184 views
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2014 viewsCan you guess which of the light standards contains the site antennas?
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Santa Fe Big Steel Guyed Tower146 viewsSanta Fe Big Steel Guyed Tower
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Santa Fe Big Steel Guyed Tower133 viewsSanta Fe Big Steel Guyed Tower
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Big Steel over Las Vegas (New Mexico, that is)180 viewsThis multi-carrier tower serves much of Las Vegas, New Mexico.
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Federally Protected Bird's Next in Taos, NM247 viewsThis is a close-up of the federally-protected bird's next located high up an American Tower colo site in Taos, New Mexico.
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A Tower That Helps Birds!320 viewsThis is American Tower's "Taos Center" tower site in, ah, Taos (New Mexico). It's most unique feature is the federally protected bird's nest on the tower. Here's the sign warning against climbing without permission.
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Tall Tower to Save Birds218 viewsAmerican Tower's Taos Central site in Taos, NM has a federally-protected bird's nest on one of the platforms. The the photos here. Search on Taos.
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159 viewsThis is a very, very tall self-supporting lattice tower site, owned by American Tower, in Espanola, New Mexico.
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Mono Eucalyptus Antennas1373 viewsThe antennas atop a mono-eucalyptus in Oceanside, California. American Tower should spend a bit of time fixing the antenna covers.
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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site1068 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.
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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site876 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.
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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site763 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.
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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site695 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.
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What is, But What Could Be...774 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.
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Powering Up Santa Fe235 viewsT-Mobile occupies the top of this power transmission pole near the Plaza in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Tower Towers Over the Santa Fe Plaza229 viewsThis tower stands just south of the Plaza in historic Santa Fe. It's clearly visible from much of the Plaza area. So sad
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It Radiates Near Radiation338 viewsThis is a monopole owned by American Tower located in Los Alamos, New Mexico. They work on things there that are better left unspoken (absent a suitable security clearance, that it).
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Manny, Moe and Jack207 viewsThese three lattice towers stand just off of US285 in Nambe, New Mexico. This site is a few miles north of the Santa Fe Opera House.
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So-So Sprint Monopine Close-up1078 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.
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So-So Sprint Monopine1870 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.
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So-So Sprint Monopine1340 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.
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AT&T Cow in Action811 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 Action529 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 Action1494 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 Action518 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 Action495 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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Lots of Signals892 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.
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Lots of Signals632 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.
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A Tower that's Really a Tower741 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.
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A Tower that's Really a Tower533 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.
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A Tower that's Really a Tower743 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.
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Exhausting!624 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.
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It's time for Wireless580 viewsThis tower in Anaheim, California features an RF transparent clock.
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Can You Store My Signal Now?796 viewsT-Mobile's faux lighthouse antenna site in the San Fernando Valley, California.
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Another Big Mac Site1305 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.
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No Buns!990 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 place895 viewsT-Mobile's antennas are now covered at this McDonald's site in Huntington Beach, California
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Buns, please!805 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 Equipment1275 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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Camo Clock Tower in Mission Viejo, California1753 viewsA very tasteful clock tower cell site in Mission Viejo, California.
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Ketchikan Me if you Kan259 viewsMulticarrier site in Ketchikan, Alaska
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Ketchikan Me if you Kan231 viewsMulticarrier site in Ketchikan, Alaska
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Wait 'Till We Get Our Haines Signal On You!241 viewsMulticarrier site above Haines, Alaska
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T-Mobile Faux Lighthouse Antennas655 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.
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Is that A Fog Horn I hear?593 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.
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Blessed be Sprint826 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 Sprint715 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 Sprint686 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).
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Camouflaged Antenna, Exposed BTS Cabinets971 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.
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Camouflaged Antenna Site709 viewsThis tower houses sector antennas.
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Camouflaged Antenna Site658 viewsThis tower houses sector antennas.
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Wireless Adobe1194 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).
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Wireless Adobe937 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).
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Wireless Adobe733 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).
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Wireless Adobe776 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).
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Wireless Adobe675 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).
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759 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).
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Wireless Adobe929 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).
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Awful AT&T Antennas547 viewsThis rather awful antenna site, from AT&T wireless, is located at 10239 1/2 Vassar in Canoga Park, California. The dual band antennas use tower mounted amplifiers to enhance weak signal reception.
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Awful AT&T Antennas454 viewsThis rather awful antenna site, from AT&T wireless, is located at 10239 1/2 Vassar in Canoga Park, California. The dual band antennas use tower mounted amplifiers to enhance weak signal reception.
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CellSign Updated386 viewsThis AT&T wireless site has been modified since the last time we photographed it. Search for "Pico" to find the original site configuration. Originally, this was a single band site; now this is a dual band site. The boxes adjacent to the amplifiers are called "tower mounted amplifiers" (TMAs).
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CellSign Updated308 viewsThis AT&T wireless site has been modified since the last time we photographed it. Search for "Pico" to find the original site configuration. Originally, this was a single band site; now this is a dual band site. The boxes adjacent to the amplifiers are called "tower mounted amplifiers" (TMAs).
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Yerba Buena Island Site Serving the Oakland Bay Bridge383 viewsFrom July, 2001: This multicarrier site is pumping RF along the upper and lower spans of the Oakland Bay Bridge. Located on Yerba Buena Island (on the south side of the spans), this is an interesting configuration, employing "tip-to-tip" construction.

June 2008: This site no long exists. It has been removed to make way for construction of the new Bay Bridge connection to Yerba Buena Island. -jlk
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Desert Storm!475 viewsVerizon's "Desert Storm" light standard site in Irvine, California.
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Unipole in Lacey, Washington387 viewsA T-Mobile unipole site in Lacey, Washington at the King Oscar Motel. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=kings+car+motel+lacey+washington&sll=33.857997,-118.283083&sspn=0.000873,0.002701&ie=UTF8&cd=1&ll=47.061194,-122.766165&spn=0,354.468384&t=h&z=8&iwloc=A&layer=c&cbll=47.061194,-122.766165&panoid=dqNvyTifCTgz-nLk-Ftupw&cbp=12,3.8848713226988707,,0,-6.115048506611214
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Big Iron CoLo in Lacey Washington372 viewsNextel and AT&T Wireless share this tower in Lacey, Washington. Notice the climbing space through the bottom platform.
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Big Iron CoLo in Lacey Washington296 viewsNextel and AT&T Wireless share this tower in Lacey, Washington
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Faux Roof Penthouses486 viewsThe three rooftop enclosures house cell equipment/antennas. Torrance, California.
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Faux Roof Penthouses480 viewsThe three rooftop enclosures house cell equipment/antennas. Torrance, California.
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298 viewsA Verizon MTSO in Stockton, California.
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Using Microwaves to Cook the Food?663 viewsThis site's antennas are painted to match the McDonalds barrel sign at the Barstow Station, Barstow California.
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Can You Fry Me Now?668 viewsThis site's antennas are painted to match the McDonalds barrel sign at the Barstow Station, Barstow California.
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Camo LUG on Apartment Building470 viewsThis LUG (generator socket) is installed on an apartment building in El Segundo, California, overlooks Los Angeles International Airport.
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A Stylish Sprint Design535 viewsJust west of the the L.A. Convention Center you'll find this interesting antenna support. While the antennas are external to the dedicated structure, quite a bit of thought went into the design. Linda Paul (now with T-Mobile) has provided additional information about this site, and I have to tell you that the more I see it, the more I like it!
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Blessed be the Signal From On High477 viewsVerizon's antennas are in the bell tower of this church in Pomona, California.
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Blessed be the Signal From On High440 viewsVerizon's antennas are in the bell tower of this church in Pomona, California.
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A Sassy Power Generator486 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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Towering Signal591 viewsSprint's site in Irvine along the I-5 Freeway features an unusual antenna configuration where one of the sector antennas is turned 90 degrees to serve another sector. It's the antenna on the right side.2 comments
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Highland View Pentecostal Assembly - Los Angeles458 viewsThis site's antennas are built into a add-on box on the bell tower.
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Multi Carriers on Multi Power Towers268 viewsThese antennas sites are located on SCE power transmission towers in Irvine, California.
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Towering Signal1253 viewsSprint's site in Irvine along the I-5 Freeway features an unusual antenna configuration where one of the sector antennas is turned 90 degrees to serve another sector. It's the antenna on the right side.
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Towering Signal565 viewsSprint's site in Irvine along the I-5 Freeway features an unusual antenna configuration where one of the sector antennas is turned 90 degrees to serve another sector. It's the antenna on the right side.
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Is that an AIRCRAFT warning light on the tree?973 viewsI continue to update the gallery with new photos of this ever-changing site. The latest is the addition of new panel antennas.4 comments
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Is that an AIRCRAFT warning light on the tree?626 viewsI continue to update the gallery with new photos of this ever-changing site. The latest is the addition of new panel antennas.
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Highland View Pentecostal Assembly - Los Angeles510 viewsOverview of the antenna camo boxes on the bell tower.
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Highland View Pentecostal Assembly - Los Angeles514 viewsView of BTS equipment next to chapel of the church.
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Highland View Pentecostal Assembly - Los Angeles666 viewsView of GPS and LMU antennas next to BTS equipment.
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PCS Base Station below PG&E Power Tower476 viewsUbiquitel's BTS in Olivehurst, California is located in a wood-fenced enclosure below the PG&E power transmission tower.
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Wood You Please Support These Antennas?424 viewsUbiquitel uses wood panels to replace antennas not installed on the two-antenna mounts atop this PG&E power tower in Oakhurst, California. This site is at 2765 Powerline Road.
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PCS Crown on PG&E Tower263 viewsUbiquitel's PCS antennas in Olivehurst, California are located above the high tension lines on this PG&E power transmission tower.
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The Tower Company Tower281 viewsSounds circular, eh? Located in Chico, California.
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A Singular Pole for a Cingular Site278 viewsAmerican Tower leases this monopole to Cingular. It's located in Biggs, California (American Tower Site No. 82517).
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Store that Signal!300 viewsThe roof-mounted cable tray supporting the antenna coax cables can be clearly seen in this photo. The cable tray protects the coaxial cable from being damaged, here from people walking and working on the roof. Damaged coaxial cables most often seriously degrade the received and transmitted signals.
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Store that Signal!266 viewsPublic Storage locations are popular cell site locations. The carrier will often locate its equipment in a top floor or building end unit and place its antennas on the roof or an adjacent mono-whatever.

This PS location, in Rowland Heights, California sports externally mounted antennas.
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What a Lug!555 viewsNextel's Santa Margarita Christian High School site (Rancho Rancho Santa Margarita, California) is adorned with this emergency generator socket (sometimes called a "LUG"). It permits the Nextel to bring in a portable power generator to keep the site on-air during local power outages. For technical details regarding this device see:
http://www.appletonelec.com/pdf/D-2thru31.pdf
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Church Bell Tower Mount274 viewsThe sector panels are mounted to the face of the bell tower. The overall quality of the site is, at best, fair. Exposed and disconnected cables detract from the site, as do the visible preamplifiers inside the bell tower. Carrier (as yet) unknown.
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Restful Signal249 viewsHere's a non-camo three sector Sprint site located on a motel sign post in Azusa, California.
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Got Desert?386 viewsThis little Verizon 3-sector site sites atop a wood pole in Victorville, California. The BTS equipment is in the fenced area to the left, and the telco and power panels are to the right.
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The Leaning Tower of Victorville313 viewsVerizon's 3-sector wood pole is ever-so-slowly leaning over. Victorville, California.
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Power Transmission Tower Site282 viewsNextel's BTS equipment shelter is constructed between the legs of this SCE power transmission tower. Highway 18 between Victorville and Littlerock, California.
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Power Transmission Tower Site263 viewsNextel's site not only provides local cell coverage along a highly traveled (and very dangerous) state highway, it also serves as a repeater site to relay MTSO connections to a site yet further away. If you didn't understand that, give me a call and I'll explain! :-) Between Victorville and Littlerock, California.
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Cell Site on a Power Pole (Crown Design)315 views...on 19th near Tuckahoe in Fairfax Co., VA near I66. Notice how the cable ladder is attached to the pole using straps.
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Arlington, VA Multicarrier Site275 views...at Washington Blvd. and 25th.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel297 viewsOkay, it's really a hotel with an amazing number and variety of cell sites. Look at the related series of photos to get a flavor of this amazing site in Torrance, California.

Looking northeast. Cells on the roof (camo to the right; not camo in the middle) and on the southwest wall. Three panel non-camo sector on the west roof.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel230 viewsLooking northeast. Cells on the roof (camo) and on the southwest wall.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel227 viewsLooking northeast. Close-up of cells on the southwest wall. Notice the loose cables.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel191 viewsLooking northeast. Cells on the roof (camo) and on the southwest wall.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel209 viewsLooking northwest. Cells on the southeast wall.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel230 viewsLooking southwest. Cells on the northwest wall.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel185 viewsCable chase with missing cover on northwest corner. Notice how the cable chase has been built into the corner of the wall.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel203 viewsLooking south at north wall. Corner reflector antennas on the left; camo box in left center; naked panels on right (west).
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel206 viewsLooking south at north wall. Corner reflector antennas on the left; camo box in left center.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel198 viewsLooking south at north wall. Corner reflector antennas on the left; camo box in left center; naked panels on right (west). Notice the separate cable chase coming down from the roof to the corner reflector antennas.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel186 viewsLooking south at north wall. Corner reflector antennas on the left; camo box in left center; naked panels on right (west). GPS antenna at lower left-center. Notice the add-on cable chase to serve the corner reflector antennas.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel189 viewsLooking south at north wall. GPS antenna at center.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel174 viewsLooking west at north wall. Corner reflector antennas on the left; camo box to the right of the reflector antennas.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel217 viewsLooking west at the east roof/face of the hotel. Camo box; microwave dish antennas.
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Multi-carrier Cell Site Cleverly Disguised As An Upscale Hotel202 viewsOkay, it's really a hotel with an amazing number and variety of cell sites. Look at the related series of photos to get a flavor of this amazing site in Torrance, California.
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SFO Airport194 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 Airport206 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 Airport188 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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One Well-Placed PG&E Transmission Tower227 viewsPG&E sure scored locating this tower near the I280 freeway adjacent to Redwood City, California. Lots of carriers (4), lots of income.
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