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WiWavelength    31,432

Yeah, I missed that because the rest of the map is downlink spectrum. Does that mean there's only 15mhz of B41 or is there 30mhz total of B41 that can be deployed in a tdd configuration? Looking at the map, I tend to think the latter (where the map treats everything as an fdd deployment).

 

Did you read the article?  Or just look at the pictures?

 

;)

 

AJ

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RAvirani    759

Yeah, I missed that because the rest of the map is downlink spectrum. Does that mean there's only 15mhz of B41 or is there 30mhz total of B41 that can be deployed in a tdd configuration? Looking at the map, I tend to think the latter (where the map treats everything as an fdd deployment).

A total of 15mhz. I like getting a straightforward answer when i ask a question as well ;).

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Just to update in the Quad cities area, at least on the Illinois side, most if not all sites are now 10x10 that I have came across.

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bkco14    58

Just to update in the Quad cities area, at least on the Illinois side, most if not all sites are now 10x10 that I have came across.

So how are data speeds looking in the QC?

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bretton88    352

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Is this a glitch? Or did they really install B41 in Burlington off all places?

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nexgencpu    3,933

Is this a glitch? Or did they really install B41 in Burlington off all places?

UL channel and scp shot look legit.

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bretton88    352

I just don't know what numbers to look for. I was just shocked to see it. It must be on a different tower though because I didn't see B41 antennas on the lone LTE tower there.

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nexgencpu    3,933

I just don't know what numbers to look for. I was just shocked to see it. It must be on a different tower though because I didn't see B41 antennas on the lone LTE tower there.

Your best bet would be to go by signal strength. The stronger the signal the closer you are to the tower. Typically we suggest better than -80dBm signal to confirm location, at that signal strength you have a much better chance of visually inspecting the site unless its stealth.

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Flompholph    1,029

That gci(08A002xx) is matched in the premier thread. Sprint does use triband antenna in some places not sure if that is what is installed.

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Dkoellerwx    7,908

I just don't know what numbers to look for. I was just shocked to see it. It must be on a different tower though because I didn't see B41 antennas on the lone LTE tower there.

 

It looks like there are two, potentially three sites with LTE in the area based on Sprint's coverage map. 

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Mr.Nuke    3,640

That gci(08A002xx) is matched in the premier thread. Sprint does use triband antenna in some places not sure if that is what is installed.

The problem there is that it matches a site 50 miles away.

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nexgencpu    3,933

The problem there is that it matches a site 50 miles away.

Hmm maybe a small cell relay? 50 miles is definitely a stretch.

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lilotimz    10,864

In Des Moines, IA  county (Burlington, IA), Sprint is licensed (as of 10/27/2016) for BRS 2496-2502, 2618-2640.5 MHz. 

 

EARFCN 40978 is centered at 2628 MHz (2618-2638 MHz) so it's possible for a single 20 MHz B41 carrier to exist. 

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Mr.Nuke    3,640

In Des Moines, IA  county (Burlington, IA), Sprint is licensed (as of 10/27/2016) for BRS 2496-2502, 2618-2640.5 MHz. 

 

EARFCN 40978 is centered at 2628 MHz (2618-2638 MHz) so it's possible for a single 20 MHz B41 carrier to exist. 

Yeah I'm pretty sure they've held that the whole time. We just didn't expect a city of about 25,000 to get band 41 any time soon.

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sgarringer    28

Not that it matters much but I am seeing the 2nd carrier on more sites in CR the last few weeks, at first it was just a few now I'm seeing it quite a bit.  5x5 

 

Is this a glitch? Cedar Rapids isn't supposed to have the second carrier.
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bretton88    352

I'm surprised that with all the tourist traffic there, Sprint doesn't have a tower in Amana.

 

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