Dr. Jonathan Kramer's Cell Tower Photo Gallery

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A Tower that's Really a Tower745 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.55555
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Just park that signal!299 viewsT-Mobile's recently upgraded parking lot site in Long Beach, California.55555
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Very Large Mono-Cross1029 viewsThe East Valley Free Will Baptist Church in Mesa, Arizona features a very large mono-cross. This site was constructed by Cingular.55555
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T-Mobile Monocypress in Diamond Bar, California1141 viewsA very hard to find (good) monocypress site built by T-Mobile in Diamond Bar, California. I drove by it several times before spotting it!55555
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Waves in the Shakes?996 viewsMickyD's hosts this Nextel site in Norwalk, California.55555
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Light Standard Under Construction413 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.55555
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Verizon CEV installation in Irvine, California447 views55555
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Elevated Water Tank Cell Site339 viewsArtwork adorns this 4-level multi-carrier water tank site near Philadelphia.55555
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City Monument Sign - Montclair, California652 viewsNextel's monument sign cell site is located along Interstate 10 (a really, really, really busy freeway). Originally built to house its own antennas, it now supports at least one other carrier's antennas, as well.55555
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City Hall Clock Tower423 viewsIrvine, California's civic center is a sight to behold. The clock tower above the site supports public safety radio antennas, and an omni-direction antenna cell site.55555
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Pad-mounted Base Station476 viewsThis is a concrete-mounted cell site equipment and power package. Note the use of the ice-bridge (left-rear of the equipment) to protect the cables. The commercial powering package is to the right of the radio equipment package. 55555
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Birds on Blue Unique Cell Site Design - Public Art212 viewsThis public art cell site was designed by Ron Pekar and Sandy McDaniel; brought to life by Esteban DuPont's CellTech Wireless, sponsored by Crown Castle, and authorized by the City of San Diego. This is a wonderful result for a great collaboration. Located at CA905 and Beyer Blvd in San Diego.55555
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Yet another awful Mobilitie design307 viewsLos Angeles: Vermont north of Wilshire55555
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Irvine, Califoria multicarrier site245 viewsThis is an outstanding multicarrier camo site in Irvine, CA55555
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So-so Camo'ed Pop-Up Site in Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley)214 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.55555
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Das Mock-up in Palos Verdes Estates, California169 viewsAn incomplete mock up showing the proposed DAS equipment and antennas but none of what will be visible cables interconnecting them.55555
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AT&T Clock Tower - Public Park306 viewsAT&T Clock Tower Site in Rio Rancho, NM55555
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Mono Eucalyptus Antennas1379 viewsThe antennas atop a mono-eucalyptus in Oceanside, California. American Tower should spend a bit of time fixing the antenna covers.55555
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Sprint's Signal is SMOK'N!763 viewsAnother view of Sprint's faux chimney site in Oceanside, California.55555
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AT&T Cow in Action1499 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.55555
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GPS Antenna Directly Mounted to Cabinet817 viewsThis is a good example of how a GPS antenna can use directly mounted on top of an equipment cabinet. This type of mounting reduces the visibility of this element compared with mounting it on an extension pipe above the cabinet. This is a Verizon Wireless site at a church in Mesa, Arizona.55555
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It's time for Wireless584 viewsThis tower in Anaheim, California features an RF transparent clock. 55555
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Not too compliant with the FCC OET Bulletin 65 Rules475 viewsThe FCC rules require that where visitors (and even trespassers) are expected, a wireless carrier must protect those members of the general population from RF exposure exceeding the uncontrolled standard. This site does not meet that requirement due to the antennas mounted on the exterior fence of this water tank site.55555
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Now you see it; now you shouldn't.1187 viewsAs an example of how to ALMOST construct a camouflaged site, look at this photograph. Nextel's camo box fails to extend the flashing around the top of its enclosure. As a result, from ground level you can see the coaxial cables running over the top parapet to the camo box. I've created a photo simulation to illustrate how little it would have taken to complete the camouflage for this site, and the benefits of that little effort. Planners, think about these things...they will make a great difference in the result of your work.55555
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Mono Cypress1397 viewsCricket Wireless has constructed this attractive mono cypress in San Marcos, California. The BTS equipment is located against the wall of the building.55555
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An Insect Attracted to a Light824 viewsSide view of the Cricket Wireless DAS site (installed by NextG) on a light standard in Encinitas, California.55555
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Das da ticket!392 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.55555
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Getting ready for pulling the coax cables up the tree807 viewsThe worker prepares the coax cables for insertion into the trunk of the monopalm by laying them out flat on the ground. From here, a pull rope will be used to raise the cables into the trunk, and up to the level of the antennas.55555
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Nextel's Cow and Sprint's Cow: Rose Bowl 2007412 viewsThese Cows belong to Nextel and Sprint. This herd spotted at the 2007 Rose Bowl.55555
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Village of Oak Creek near Sedona567 viewsThis camo site is located on Highway 179 in Oak Creek. This site is on the main road connecting I-17 with Sedona. The site is hidden in the facade box. Nice background, eh?55555
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Agoura High School570 viewsAll four light standards at the Agoura Hills High School sport antenna radomes55555
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Sutter County Lattice Tower307 viewsHere's a closer view of the SR99/Howsley Road lattice towre in Sutter County, California.55555
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Illuminating the Way 2 of 2516 viewsThis 'lighthouse' supports an AT&T Wireless and Sprint co-lo site in Dana Point, California, just adjacent to the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Notice the antennas on the railing at the top, and the equipment room at the base.55555
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Utility Wood Pole Top Mount449 viewsCingular's three sector antenna system is mounted at the top of the utility pole it installed (it has a PBM pole number). The equipment cabinets are located to the right of the pole.55555
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Poor Camo Design662 viewsA camo site should effectively hide the antennas from public view. This site, in West Los Angeles, fails to do so, and illustrates the point. Camo is NOT just putting up some antenna blinds and painting to match.55555
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Generic monopole site488 viewsJust another example of a monopole antenna tower.55555
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Co locate site for multiple cell structures618 viewsThis multi-tower site is along next to Interstate 405 in Irvine, California. 1 comments55555
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DAS Outboard on Power Meter Cabinet695 viewsOverview of a Cingular (now AT&T) DAS site in Rolling Hills Estates, California.55555
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Sprint COW: Rose Bowl 2007513 viewsThis is Sprint's COW at the Rosebowl, January 2007.55555
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Multi-Carrier Panels453 viewsJust west of Interstate 5 in San Diego County, California. Notice that anyone can walk up to the ground-mounted panel antennas via the path in the foreground. This site is not fenced.1 comments55555
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CEV Hatch with Bench541 viewsThe metal bench sits atop the hatch of a CEV (controlled environmental vault) used to house telecommunications equipment in a large, underground room. How large is large, you ask? CEV's are common, but bench tops aren't.

CEVs come in many sizes, but its common for the size of the room below ground to be measured in hundreds of square feet.
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Wireless Sign643 viewsThis uncompleted sign framework holds multiple antennas. Rocky Peak site in Santa Susana Pass, California.55555
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Monopalm in the Sepulveda Pass984 viewsWorking on the little tree (July 2001). This monopalm is located on Sepulveda Blvd. south of Mulholland off of the I-405 freeway in Los Angeles.44444
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Verizon MTSO San Diego 2 of 2527 viewsThis photo shows Verizon's Mobile Telephone Switching Office and tower in San Diego, California. The microwave antennas connect various cell sites back to this MTSO. Telephone company leased data lines (usually T1 circuits) are another means of connecting remote cell sites back to a MTSO.44444
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Sprint microcell - Base Station, Backhaul, and Powering437 viewsThe base station is the large box. Below it is the interface box that extracts power from the coaxial cable backhaul system. At the bottom, in the small box, is the power regulation transformer. Note that this installation, in California, does not comply with CPUC General Order 95 as it has cables below 8 feet above ground that are not in conduit.44444
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Belting out the RF662 viewsThe 'belt' around the middle of this structure hides cell antennas. Notice two things: (1) at the far end of the left side you can see some of the antenna cables; and (2) the traditional cell site behind this project.1 comments44444
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Sprint's Eagle Mountain Inn Site Equipment Enclosure613 viewsNotice how Sprint has placed its equipment enclosure partially underground and colored it to match the surrounding area. Yet another reason why this is an outstanding site. (I do wish they had painted the GPS antenna, or placed it flush to the top of the roof fence.44444
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Cell Rock839 viewsHere is a cellular rock housing an antenna. The antenna serves the 118 Freeway in the Santa Susana Pass between the Simi Valley and the San Fernando Valley. 44444
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False 3rd story on office building1631 viewsAntenna room constructted on top of an existing office building. Windows are not real, but instead painted upon translucent plastic materia. Roof room accessible from access door on right end. 44444
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Freeway wireless site459 viewsThis double wireless array is situated on a building located immediately adjacent to the I-5 Freeway in Los Angeles. 44444
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Wireless Adobe1200 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).44444
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Monopine - Lake Elsinore, California1456 viewsThis monopine has some of the hallmarks of a good design, including very good branch coverage and the use of camouflage antenna panel covers.3 comments44444
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Pulling Cables Inside a Monopalm588 viewsTechs are installing cables inside this legacy monopalm. Sepulveda Boulevard west of the I-405 in Los Angeles.44444
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Towering Signal568 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.44444
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What's Red and Whilte and Radiates All Over384 views...it's this T-Mobile lattice tower in Gridley, California.44444
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2022 viewsCan you guess which of the light standards contains the site antennas?44444
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A Royal Treatment595 views(Long View) Royal Street (MetroPCS) constructed this very nice cupola site above an existing shopping center in San Juan Capistrano, California. If you'd like to see more about this project visit http://www.sanjuancapistrano.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=4026. 44444
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Monopalm of Paramount Importance698 viewsThis is a Nextel monopalm site in Paramount, California.44444
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Nextel's Cow and Sprint's Cow: Rose Bowl 2007399 viewsThese Cows belong to Nextel and Sprint. This herd spotted at the 2007 Rose Bowl.44444
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Desert Storm!480 viewsVerizon's "Desert Storm" light standard site in Irvine, California.44444
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Monopole378 viewsA monopole site between Victorville, California and Littlerock, California. Carrier unknown.44444
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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site882 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.44444
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Tower Towers Over the Santa Fe Plaza239 viewsTowering over the historic Santa Fe Plaza (and just about everything else in the area), this awful pole is about as out of place as a tower can be. So sad. Thanks to Alltel for contributing to the spoiling of the historic Santa Fe Plaza area.44444
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Mono-Cross in Tempe Arizona725 viewsThis is a fairly blah mono-cross in Tempe, Arizona. Taken late morning.44444
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Barn There; Done That943 viewsVerizon's site along I-580 in Berkeley, California is hardly noticeable to 'civilians' driving by at a raging 3 miles per hour. 44444
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Time for a new Flag and some paint1039 viewsThe flag flying at this Cingular site, located at a Post Office in San Marcos, California is ready to be replaced. Disposal is subject to the U.S. Flag Code. Also, a wee-bit of paint is about due, here, too!44444
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An Insect Attracted to a Light825 viewsView of the Andrew node of the Cricket Wireless DAS site (installed by NextG) on a light standard in Encinitas, California.44444
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Das da ticket!371 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.44444
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Sprinting to the Finish388 viewsSprint Fat Cow at the Rose Bowl44444
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NextG Distributed Antenna System Node361 viewsNextG is a wireless carrier's carrier. They provide fiber links between the BTS and the antenna site using a technology referred to as Distributed Antenna System (DAS). This is a NextG DAS node located in Encinitas, California. The carrier supported by this node is Cricket Wireless. NextG's Cricket network in San Diego County is thought to be the largest deployment of DAS in the U.S.44444
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Great Scott!344 viewsYet another view of a pole-mounted cell site in Scottsdale, Arizona. Notice the LMU antenna mounted at the top. 44444
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Power transmission pole - Underground equipment shelter361 viewsThis cell site, on a power transmission pole, is connected to a controlled environment vault ("CEV"). The CEV is an underground room housing the equipment. The hatch for the CEV is the green box show below and to the left of the pole.44444
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Peeking Inside a Wireless Rock1049 viewsThis is what an antenna looks like mounted inside a cellular rock. The two coaxial cables indicate that the antenna is actually two antennas inside one radome: one for transmit, and one for receive. Another panel antenna can easily be added on the mounting pole in the foreground.44444
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Microcell - Two Sectors344 viewsHigh gain (directional) antennas facing up/down the highway.44444
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A Sassy Looking Mono-Cypress1010 viewsVerizon's mono-cypress tree in Lake Elsinore is Sassy! (Sorry, bad joke: That's VZW's site name...go figure!) Here's a close-up of the tree coverage.2 comments44444
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Multipurpose monopole480 viewsThis tall monopole belonging to a Southern California radio station is occupied at several levels by various communications services. 44444
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Close-up of a cellular/PCS flagpole without the covers4424 viewsThis is a close-up shot of how antennas are stacked in a faux flagpole. All three flagpoles in this photo are really cell towers. The center flagpole is an AT&T Wireless (now Cingular) site in Los Angeles, California. Verizon shares this site with Verizon and Nextel. The flagpole is 85' tall and 25" in diameter. It's manufactured by Chameleon Engineering.2 comments44444
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Camo faux water tank652 viewsCamo faux water tank at shopping center entrance. Photo courtesy of Peabody Engineering.44444
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RF Safety testing at an FM broadcast station826 viewsThis is a photograph of RF engineer Joel Saxberg conducting signal strength measurements to determine the boundary to the general population/uncontrolled area around the antenna. Due to signal strength of the station, a fence will be placed around the antenna site to keep out the public out of the RF controlled zone.1 comments44444
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What's that below the fans?1035 viewsTake one poorly configured camouflaged cell palm tree and then abandon any desire to keep it camouflaged. How? Just add non-camo antennas bolted onto the 'trunk' below the fans as seen in this photograph. To see what this cell palm looked like before the addition of the bolt-on antennas, see "...before the mast" in this section!44444
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10 - Close up of Ice Guard Construction669 viewsThe title of this slide says it all.44444
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Verizon Wireless Camo Light Standard758 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.44444
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Columns of Signal703 viewsThe columns at the top are built with RF transparent materials. The antennas are located inside the columns of this church. Look carefully and you'll see the seam of the RF transparent panels.2 comments44444
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Generator Socket380 viewsThis is a standby power generator socket to provide power to the cell site during local commercial power failures44444
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Four sector monopole cell site464 viewsIt's relatively unusual to find 4-sector towers. Here's one (although only 3 sectors are in use).44444
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Two levels? No problem!427 viewsThis cell site, located on Yerba Buena Island in the San Francisco Bay serves both levels of the Bay Bridge.44444
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Sending out 'the word'1666 viewsA cell site within a church cross. The antennas are behind removable panels above the cross arm. The equipment cabinets are behind the brick wall to the right in the picture.1 comments44444
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Camo site atop standalone church tower - #2707 viewsThis church, in Irvine, California, has a Cingular site above the stained glass in the stand-alone tower.44444
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Ground level wireless site on hilltop - CLOSE UP367 viewsThis is a close-up of a cell site atop a hill above a major Interstate Highway. The antennas are mounted at ground level.44444
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Cingular underground cell site equipment1119 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.44444
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Palms guarding cell site - circa 2004462 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!44444
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Omni-directional Microcell on Sign458 viewsThis AT&T Wireless site, at Fairfax and Pico in Los Angeles, is an example of placing a microcell site atop an existing, small sign.

If you enlarge the photo, don't miss checking out the lid of the vault in front of the pole. The lid is a piece of plywood, apparently to replace the original concrete!

Nope, I don't want to drive my car over that lid, either!
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Outstanding T-Mobile Church Site1075 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.44444
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1040 views44444
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One bump too many994 viewsThis Cingular site cable transition to a flagpole site at the USPO in San Marcos, California features impacts. It's too close to the driveway. 44444
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Sprint's COW Information Sign: Rose Bowl 2006593 viewsThis is the site information sign for Sprint's COW at the 2006 Rose Bowl Game.44444
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Sign me up!421 viewsSprint's site, at the intersection of I-405 and I110 in Gardena, California, is built atop a commercial enterprise sign. See: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=gardena,ca&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=29.025693,55.107422&ie=UTF8&ll=33.857997,-118.283083&spn=0.000873,0.002701&t=h&z=19&iwloc=addr&layer=c&cbll=33.857997,-118.283083&panoid=cnzdeipYOjdDXyBwyMclfQ&cbp=12,307.77006332815694,,0,-20.1437505052467344444
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NextG Distributed Antenna System Node328 viewsNextG is a wireless carrier's carrier. They provide fiber links between the BTS and the antenna site using a technology referred to as Distributed Antenna System (DAS). This is a NextG DAS node located in Encinitas, California. The carrier supported by this node is Cricket Wireless. NextG's Cricket network in San Diego County is thought to be the largest deployment of DAS in the U.S.44444
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Central Sedona Arizona361 viewsThis multicarrier site is located at Fire Station 4 in Sedona, Arizona.44444
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275 views44444
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Saguaro Sends Signals Silently603 viewsFountain Hills, Arizona. Camo design manufactured by Larson-USA (utilitycamo.com). Cingular's BTS equipment is located in the fenced area in the left side of the photo. The cactus is up a small rise.44444
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Parking the Signal277 viewsParking spaces make good sites for BTS cabinets, GPS, and LMU equipment! And parking lot walls are great for mounting panel antennas, especially when the parking lot faces a major freeway. This site is near LAX airport in Los Angeles along the San Diego Freeway at Century Boulevard.44444
(2 votes)
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PCS at City Hall385 viewsThis Sprint site at the Redondo Beach, California City Hall also supports public safety radio antennas above and below the panels.44444
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Lots of signal!377 viewsThis is a co-location site located south of Worcester, MA.44444
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Cell site on a Call Box507 viewsThis cell site uses a travelers call box as the antenna support. The equipment is located just beyond the railing in the underground enclosure. Near Pt. Mugu, California.44444
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Cell site in parking lot1514 viewsNotice the addition of the lot lights. 44444
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Okay, so what's with the Rock?701 viewsThe faux rock on the left, bottom of the cell cactus hides the cable entry into the Saguaro cactus design. It blends in quite nicely. Larson-USA design.33333
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A well lit monolight brought to you by Verizon395 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.33333
(3 votes)
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Blessed be Sprint829 viewsA sprint site inside a faux bell tower at a church in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California).33333
(3 votes)
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A Powerful Bison768 viewsVerizon's cellular bison, located in Carr, Colorado, serves I25. This site is about 1 mile south of the Wyoming state line. The apparent height of the bison is about 12 feet. This photo is looking to the south. Photo by Steve Allen of Kramer.Firm, Inc.33333
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32. Looking down on the Activated Site348 viewsHere's the bird's-eye view looking down at the BTS equipment mounted on the far pad.33333
(3 votes)
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Verizon Wireless Camo Light Standard815 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.33333
(3 votes)
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299 views33333
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The Golden Signal361 viewsHere's a close-up of one of T-Mobile's sector antennas and tower-mounted amplifiers at its Chico, California water tank site.33333
(3 votes)
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