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Looks like some sort of antenna, but i have no clue. i always see small antennas and things on towers or rooftops and I know they are for security systems, fire, police, and public safety. But this things looks much different. 

 

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sxcdz8r9ljzcts6/AAAGuKZKPQoAvKKCNW3l4F-sa?dl=0

 

here is the location on a map, you can see it on street view.

 

 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/40%C2%B046'29.1%22N+73%C2%B040'16.9%22W/@40.774762,-73.671353,19z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0

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Looks like some sort of antenna, but i have no clue. i always see small antennas and things on towers or rooftops and I know they are for security systems, fire, police, and public safety. But this things looks much different.

 

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sxcdz8r9ljzcts6/AAAGuKZKPQoAvKKCNW3l4F-sa?dl=0

 

here is the location on a map, you can see it on street view.

 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/40%C2%B046'29.1%22N+73%C2%B040'16.9%22W/@40.774762,-73.671353,19z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0

Small cell with an omni-directional antenna. Probably not Sprint, most likely Verizon.
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Looks like some sort of antenna, but i have no clue. i always see small antennas and things on towers or rooftops and I know they are for security systems, fire, police, and public safety. But this things looks much different. 

 

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sxcdz8r9ljzcts6/AAAGuKZKPQoAvKKCNW3l4F-sa?dl=0

 

here is the location on a map, you can see it on street view.

 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/40%C2%B046'29.1%22N+73%C2%B040'16.9%22W/@40.774762,-73.671353,19z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0

 

I've seen a couple of MetroPCS sites/nodes that look like that around Los Angeles.  They have all been mounted lower, on a utility pole crossarm.

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very cool, never heard of an omni directional antenna for a cell service.  wish sprint would install these near this area. alot of gaps in coverage due to site being far apart which is due to all the villages having very strict law for towers. its a very wealth area. 

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Small cell with an omni-directional antenna. Probably not Sprint, most likely Verizon.

 

Does not look like what we believe to be Verizon in Columbus, based on spectrum analyzer report from amcferrin90.

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very cool, never heard of an omni directional antenna for a cell service.  wish sprint would install these near this area. alot of gaps in coverage due to site being far apart which is due to all the villages having very strict law for towers. its a very wealth area. 

 

As Tim would say, SoonTM

Does not look like what we believe to be Verizon in Columbus, based on spectrum analyzer report from amcferrin90.

I guess it could be another carrier considering it's been installed for a year+ according to the timestamp of the street view.

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I've seen a couple of MetroPCS sites/nodes that look like that around Los Angeles.  They have all been mounted lower, on a utility pole crossarm.

That was my first guess, since it's in a MetroPCS market and they heavily used DAS/small cells for coverage. Perhaps confirm with a T-Mobile LTE friend/phone?

 

I Googled and it seems they used NextG Networks for these installations in the NY market, and often ran into problems with towns/people since they put up a ton of these antennas in towns.

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