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I would like to see us look at the panels. Cuz there's a site very close to me that I can walk to and take a look myself. But I don't know what the panels look like.

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Will have a pic for you within the hour.

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I appreciate that.

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I appreciate that.

 

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Okay, here we go. 2nd set of equipment. Here is what it looks like. This site was originally 5mhz Band 4 and 5mhz Band 12. It is now 5mhz Band 2, 5mhz Band 4, 5mhz Band 12 and 10mhz Band 71. This tower is in Rapid City SD on Haines Ave.3e0a0c4a4b75fede18d703b99f5447cf.jpg

 

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Are both racks TMobile

Okay, here we go. Here is what it looks like. This site was originally 5mhz Band 4 and 5mhz Band 12. It is now 5mhz Band 2, 5mhz Band 4, 5mhz Band 12 and 10mhz Band 71. This tower is in Rapid City SD on Haines Ave.3e0a0c4a4b75fede18d703b99f5447cf.jpg

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Are both racks TMobile

 

 

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2nd set of equipment only. 3 sectors. Top rack is ATT.

 

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So the long ones that are also wide have the 600 megahertz capability?

2nd set of equipment only. 3 sectors. Top rack is ATT. 
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So the long ones that are also wide have the 600 megahertz capability?


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That is correct. Believe me the look much larger in person.

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20 hours ago, brockeb1 said:

That seems to be the case. When you see those super wide antennas, they are adding Band 71. At least that is how it has worked around here. I think you said you are in Colorado? I know they are doing work down there currently.

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Looks like they added rru's

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Looks like they added rru's
There was site maintenance done today or the course of a month of my market seriously I think they're about ready to launch 600 here.

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There was site maintenance done today or the course of a month of my market seriously I think they're about ready to launch 600 here.

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In this are 600mhz has been cleared for quite some time so they do the site upgrade and antennas at the same time and launch. It may be that they are getting the site ready, then when it's time they will just add the antennas and launch. T-Mobile is known for doing that.

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In this are 600mhz has been cleared for quite some time so they do the site upgrade and antennas at the same time and launch. It may be that they are getting the site ready, then when it's time they will just add the antennas and launch. T-Mobile is known for doing that.

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Well I do know that in my area there was network-wide upgrades all month long. So that Clues me in that maybe this month or next month I will have the 600 megahertz band.

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Interesting I think I saw one of those in northern Iowa. Almost mistakened it for a Hexadecaport, but upon closer look I didnt see the right RRUs.

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Interesting I think I saw one of those in northern Iowa. Almost mistakened it for a Hexadecaport, but upon closer look I didnt see the right RRUs.
I got a few pictures best I could but it was on private property so I honestly could not trespass.7af4f8bb05bc77f69a8baee94821bb62.jpg27cd539b99380269b984d679c5358bcc.jpg982c2d223e1c23f9d8861f67cb787171.jpgb2162ce8c4ca351132688580116c75e9.jpgf8bfe7592bd0533a4b712976c31b0c34.jpgd26a94bd8ee1ea94387d0e81fea8efb1.jpgb307fd80f109f6fcb30bcc3e685e4742.jpgd608b00a29f7a28e64a6b5fb03ee1bbb.jpgca02881ddb0f57c4f53831a6c161926f.jpg

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Looks like they added rru's
Here is the site they were working on00690f97566653a2c8c986f792c816ce.jpg

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Here is the site they were working on00690f97566653a2c8c986f792c816ce.jpg

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Does it look like they added the panels that they were talking about.

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25 minutes ago, danlodish345 said:

Does it look like they added the panels that they were talking about.

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They look the same.  I can't remember if the rrus are new or not. 

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They look the same.  I can't remember if the rrus are new or not. 
I'm eagerly awaiting the launch here. They are doing network-wide upgrades in my area. so I only assume it's the 600 launch is approaching quickly.

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I'm eagerly awaiting the launch here. They are doing network-wide upgrades in my area. so I only assume it's the 600 launch is approaching quickly.

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So here is another site a couple miles away with sprint on top. This also has a rru behind antennas also. I know of a couple other sites I can check out too see if they have them or not. 09186708dea55d2a30911c128d278c7b.jpg

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So here is another site a couple miles away with sprint on top. This also has a rru behind antennas also. I know of a couple other sites I can check out too see if they have them or not. 09186708dea55d2a30911c128d278c7b.jpg

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Do you think you can identify who these are? Who these panels belong to?cdfdff8c5947940c4b3fd5ffc697385a.jpgade47101f3e61543b56da4befed17e1e.jpgf55961c46e3fe5f984e26d2e66af3563.jpg2182e53376704a82ee4ff930565d147e.jpge34e2bc620ab755d4dffc9db8128181e.jpg3cbf7aa272659c9042c6fe5f504a7c02.jpg72f8428d339d841ae3479fb0c4534716.jpgd3e36588ba2324ab1ae2c50ea8ebe99b.jpg6a84c11f34836903f3537965ea880e61.jpg

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3 hours ago, jthawks said:

Here is the site they were working on00690f97566653a2c8c986f792c816ce.jpg

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Those look like Nokia RAS active antennas. It’s a decaport antennas supporting 2x2 L700, 4x4 L1900 and 4x4 L2100. The AWS ports are passive, hence the RRU. 

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Those look like Nokia RAS active antennas. 
Well I posted a couple of pictures only about two posts ago showing a multi carrier site I can't even tell who is who.

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3 minutes ago, RAvirani said:

Those look like Nokia RAS active antennas. 

Those rrus for 600mhz? Or are those the original? 

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1 minute ago, jthawks said:

Those rrus for 600mhz? Or are those the original? 

I believe they’re the original ones. 

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I believe they’re the original ones. 
I know in my area TMobile is suing network-wide upgrades for a very strong possible 600 megahertz launch. I'm not able to tell who's who on that multi-carrier site. I appreciate if someone would help me determine who's TMobile...

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I got a few pictures best I could but it was on private property so I honestly could not trespass.7af4f8bb05bc77f69a8baee94821bb62.jpg27cd539b99380269b984d679c5358bcc.jpg982c2d223e1c23f9d8861f67cb787171.jpgb2162ce8c4ca351132688580116c75e9.jpgf8bfe7592bd0533a4b712976c31b0c34.jpgd26a94bd8ee1ea94387d0e81fea8efb1.jpgb307fd80f109f6fcb30bcc3e685e4742.jpgd608b00a29f7a28e64a6b5fb03ee1bbb.jpgca02881ddb0f57c4f53831a6c161926f.jpg

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What market are you in? Looks like second from bottom is sprint, also looks like there might be clearwire converted to sprint band 41 second from top. It's a guess on which ones are the other big 3 carrier's cause my market isn't setup like those. I can spot all 4 carrier's here in Colorado. Sorry.

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