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So-so Camo'ed Pop-Up Site in Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley)133 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)116 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)94 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)94 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)84 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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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California115 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California91 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California85 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California83 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California75 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California81 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California65 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California69 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California63 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California67 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California91 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California72 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California72 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California68 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California66 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California64 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California63 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Chimney Site with Elevated BTS Platform - Hermosa Beach, California60 viewsThis site features a chimney to hide the antennas (except from behind) and an elevated BTS equipment cabinet platform.
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Sprint's Residential Cell Site144 viewsSprint constructed this stand-alone cell site at a private residence in San Diego County adjacent to San Marcos.
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Sprint Omni Site116 viewsSprint's underground equipment vault
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Sprint Omni Site90 viewsTwo baby-vents for Sprint's equipment vault.
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Yet another ____ Pole869 viewsOnce again we have a flag pole antenna site missing an important element: The Flag! This is a Cricket site in Spring Valley, California. Notice that the GPS antenna is visible above the CMU wall enclosing the BTS cabinets; it's a bad design, and unnecessary.
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Yet Another Neglected Flagpole615 viewsNotice that flags at this Cricket flagpole site in Mesa Arizona are undersized and torn. Code enforcement, anyone?
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Can You Store My Signal Now?742 viewsT-Mobile's faux lighthouse antenna site in the San Fernando Valley, California.
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Another Big Mac Site1193 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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T-Mobile Faux Lighthouse Antennas601 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?544 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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About three hundred years apart338 viewsYes, this is big iron in Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania. Yes, it's in the middle of a field being tended by local Amish citizens. Yes, this photo captures technology spanning about 300 years. Amazing!
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Amish Area Cell Tower221 views...in Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania, in the heart of the Amish country.
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A well lit monolight brought to you by Verizon323 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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Blessed be Sprint732 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 Sprint661 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 Sprint634 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).
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Sickly Monopalm in Van Nuys675 viewsThis poor excuse for a monopalm is in Van Nuys, California on Van Nuys Blvd. Sooooo sad.
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Wireless Adobe1065 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 Adobe847 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 Adobe677 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 Adobe719 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 Adobe621 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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699 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 Adobe837 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 Antennas483 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 Antennas393 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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Camo Site at Gas Station504 viewsVerizon Wireless is in the far tower of this gas station on the road to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The site is in Valley, Arizona.
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Blessed Be This Cell Site269 viewsAT&T's monopole at the Calvary Community Church in Phoenix sports not one; not two; but three crosses mounted at the corners of the radomes. Quite an interesting design!
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Blessed Be This Cell Site219 viewsAT&T's monopole at the Calvary Community Church in Phoenix sports not one; not two; but three crosses mounted at the corners of the radomes. Quite an interesting design!
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Blessed Be This Cell Site182 viewsAT&T's monopole at the Calvary Community Church in Phoenix sports not one; not two; but three crosses mounted at the corners of the radomes. Quite an interesting design!
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Blessed Be This Cell Site188 viewsAT&T's monopole at the Calvary Community Church in Phoenix sports not one; not two; but three crosses mounted at the corners of the radomes. Quite an interesting design!
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Steel in the Air214 viewsThis AT&T wireless site is located on Highway 64, about 12 miles south of Valle, Arizona. It's mounted on a steel power transmission pole. Note the flat panel back-haul antenna located below the panels.
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Grand Canyon Valle Airport170 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-me197 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?187 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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Primm an Properr in Primm Nevadaa525 viewsA site below the turret of one of the buildings at Whiskey Pete's in Primm, Nevada (about 400 yards from the California State line) off of I-15.
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Shelling out some signal629 viewsNextel's antennas are affixed below the gas station sign at this site in Henderson, Nevada.
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A Dam Tall Tower285 viewsThis tall tower, well, towers over Hoover Dam in Nevada and/or Arizona. I guess it depends in which state you live. This tower is on the Nevada side.
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It's a sign...it's a monopole...it's a sign...it's a monopole328 viewsWhy, it's both, in Henderson, Nevada.
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Sort-of Flag Tank Site546 views...in Boulder City, Nevada.
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Flamingos Have Antennas!321 viewsI always focused on the tail feathers of Flamingos. Who knew that they had antennas, too!
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Verizon Wireless Camo Light Standard721 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 Standard660 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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High Power - Higher Education238 viewsSprint has this site at the Irvine Valley College in Irvine, California.
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Underground BTS Equipment Vault712 viewsYou're looking at a close-up view of one way that Sprint places its equipment underground. The vents provide air flow. The green pedestal is for the power meter. The PVC tubing is for site drainage. This site is in the Newbury Park portion of Thousand Oaks, California.
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Cable Pulling Vault: Sprint's San Dimas Water Tank368 viewsThe cables from the BTS to the antennas pass through this pulling vault, then go up the legs of the tank to the antennas.
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Cell Site on a Power Pole (Crown Design)279 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 Site233 views...at Washington Blvd. and 25th.
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KMLT Transmitter Vault Hatch...almost412 viewsThe site will awaits a metal hatch for the transmitter vault to complete the site security.
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SFO Airport157 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 Airport169 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 Airport152 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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Elevated Water Tank Cell Site259 viewsArtwork adorns this 4-level multi-carrier water tank site near Philadelphia.
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Multiple carriers on the roof of the VA Hospital in Philadelphia161 viewsRooftop installation on the VA Hospital in Philadelphia.
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site430 viewsYet another view of Sprint's faux penthouse site on the top of the elevator.
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site361 viewsA good detail shot of Sprint's antennas located in a faux elevator penthouse.
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Sprint Camo Elevator Penthouse Site453 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 Site359 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 Site405 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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A Real Education281 viewsThis Cingular site is located on the grounds of Fountain Valley (California) High School.
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Camo Site in Shopping Center381 viewsThe camo site is located in the clocktower of this shopping center.
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Camo, almost matching... (2 of 2)447 viewsThis Cingular site is a good example of the need to carefully plan how much of an existing wall will be replaced with a fiberglass camo panel. In this case, the cut out portion of the wall, now replaced with a painted/textured RF transparent panel, is clearly visible. A better approach would have been for the carrier to cut from wood panel edge to panel edge so that the difference, if visible, would have been more uniform.
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Camo, almost matching... (1 of 2)417 viewsThis Cingular site is a good example of the need to carefully plan how much of an existing wall will be replaced with a fiberglass camo panel. In this case, the cut out portion of the wall, now replaced with a painted/textured RF transparent panel, is clearly visible. A better approach would have been for the carrier to cut from wood panel edge to panel edge so that the difference, if visible, would have been more uniform.
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BTS Equipment Shelter442 views...nicely screened with a matching wood cover.1 comments
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Nextel Camo Site410 viewsThis Nextel camo site is located in Sunnyvale, California. Not seen in this photo is a flat panel (diamond) microwave antenna that is roof mounted.
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Cingular underground cell site equipment984 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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Monopole Power Tower Cell Site245 viewsThis is a cell site on a power mono-tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Notice the microwave antenna for backhaul located on the lower portion of the tower.
 
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