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#1 Brayden

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Posted 14 June 2016 - 07:30 PM

I believe the one on the bottom belonged to clearwire but then sprint made it work with their network. (Please do correct me if I'm wrong on that) and the top ones also belong to sprint.

Sorry for the terrible picture quality, it came off of google earth. http://tinypic.com/r/29ct0jt/9

 



#2 lilotimz

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Posted 14 June 2016 - 08:32 PM

Need location of site for a more accurate analysis. 



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Posted 15 June 2016 - 03:47 PM

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Gonna know AT&T on top. Sprint on the bottom?

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Posted 15 June 2016 - 06:57 PM

Need location of site for a more accurate analysis. 

http://tinypic.com/r/wi36rm/9

 

Plano TX 75075 Parker RD and Silverstone Dr

 

I don't think you'll be able to see any cabinets or shacks though


Edited by Brayden, 15 June 2016 - 06:58 PM.


#5 lilotimz

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Posted 15 June 2016 - 07:08 PM

http://tinypic.com/r/wi36rm/9

 

Plano TX 75075 Parker RD and Silverstone Dr

 

I don't think you'll be able to see any cabinets or shacks though

 

Yes that is a Sprint and Clearwire colocated site. 

 

Sprints on top and old Clearwire on bottom.

 

The clearwire 2.5ghz equipment will be removed in the near future as it's redundant since Nokia has already installed their 8T8R 2.5 GHz equipment on the Sprint rack. 



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Posted 16 June 2016 - 02:19 PM

Yes that is a Sprint and Clearwire colocated site. 

 

Sprints on top and old Clearwire on bottom.

 

The clearwire 2.5ghz equipment will be removed in the near future as it's redundant since Nokia has already installed their 8T8R 2.5 GHz equipment on the Sprint rack. 

So does sprint use Clearwire's equipment at all? And does sprint only use cabinets or do they also use shacks sometimes as well?



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Posted 16 June 2016 - 04:08 PM

So does sprint use Clearwire's equipment at all? And does sprint only use cabinets or do they also use shacks sometimes as well?

 

Those not considered redundant yes. 

 

Vast majority are cabinets. Enclosed shacks contain the cabinets but they're generally used by ATT and VZW. 



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Posted 17 June 2016 - 04:04 AM

Also see commercial radio dipoles on that tower to. It is more then just a cell site.

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Posted 10 July 2016 - 05:01 PM

Also see commercial radio dipoles on that tower to. It is more then just a cell site.

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More then just a cell site? What could it be?



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Posted 10 July 2016 - 05:41 PM

More then just a cell site? What could it be?

 

AM / FM radios, Police / Fire / Gov't Agencies internal communications systems. 



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Posted 01 September 2016 - 05:15 PM

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Saw these on a tower they are actively working on. It's off apperson in Salem VA behind a Wendy's. I know for a fact US cellular is on that tower but who else?

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Posted 01 September 2016 - 05:33 PM

I'm pretty confident the middle rack with the two antennas far apart is T-Mobile.

 

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Posted 01 September 2016 - 06:26 PM

Bottom? I think the top is us cellular

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 01:14 AM

Don't know for sure, but I suspect AT&T, if only because it doesn't look like Sprint equipment (which ShenTelos would be using) and Verizon usually has more panels per sector.

 

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