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Does it look like Sprint is on this tower?


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This is the view from where I park at home now. I think Sprint is on it based on some maps, but nothing looks like Sprint to me. The nearest tower where I used to live looked like what I was expecting.

 

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Working on it... Will edit and repost. May take a couple tries.

 

 

I keep forgetting to move them to the public dropbox folder...

 

 

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Note to self... Put pictures in public Dropbox folder. Shorten name remove spaces etc. Do not use shorten url option.

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Hmm the maps show that to be the location for my tower and one of the apps says I'm 50 yards from my tower.

My tower is not going to be NV for a while yet, I want to make sure I'm watching the right one.

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Small rectangular ones are wimax.

 

Long ones are legacy 3g panels.

 

The very thin ones might be iden panels but i'm not sure.

 

I look at panels like these every day when i go back and forth on my college campus and. Not to mention.. that microwave receiver is what Clearwire uses.

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*spins the wheel* Wee its my turn. Top is clear. Second, Single panel per sector is sprint. Third is a different company. A company rarely will ever take more then one spot on a tower. Spots costs money.

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That's a question I have: I sometimes see competing cell companies on the same tower. It's odd - to someone outside the industry it seems odd - I know that competing ralroads sometimes have the rights to use each others right of way but that's the closest analogy I can come up with.

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A lot of towers are owned by tower companies not cell companies. They will take anyone they can get.

 

Also if a carrier owned a tower I am sure they wouldn't mind charging the competition an arm a leg to locate there too. Probably one of the many reasons the tower cos got involved.

 

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That's a question I have: I sometimes see competing cell companies on the same tower. It's odd - to someone outside the industry it seems odd - I know that competing ralroads sometimes have the rights to use each others right of way but that's the closest analogy I can come up with.

 

Lots of cell companies have sold all their towers to 3rd parties and lease space back with tower maintenance bundled in the payment. They get a cash payout from selling them then a ongoing fee. The lease company sells to other cell providers too lowering the cost per carrier over everyone owning their own towers.

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