Samsung TDD-LTE gear which are being utilized in Clearwire priority sites. .
Clearwire - Samsung TDD-LTE RRH SLS-BD106Q & Antennas
Samsung TD-LTE RRUs mounted behind BRS/EBS Antenna
Sprint 2500-2600 mhz TD-LTE Setup
Note the Antennas are much thicker and fatter than the antennas being utilized by Sprint Network Vision.
Clearwire TD-LTE Base Station / Cabinet
May be subject to change as TD-LTE sites start being integrated into the Network Vision setups.
I'll clean the post up this weekend when I have more time.
Courtesy of Sbolen from Missouri market.
Samsung TDD RRH SLS-BD104Q1 Samsung TDD RRH SLS-BD106Q
The equipment and antennas as posted are unique to Sprint Corporations nationwide 8T8R TDD-LTE deployment and there should absolutely be no mistaking these equipment for anyone elses. This specific setup uses a Samsung 8 Transmit 8 Receive (8T8R) Remote Radio Head (RRH) and a compatible 8T8R 2496-2690 mhz antenna.
A Sprint Samsung B41 TDD-LTE (Spark) 8T8R Setup
Samsung Network Vision 1.0 + 2.5 Setup
NV 1.0 + 2.5 Setup with RADAR filters
View from Back
View from Below
Special Case "Tri-Band Antenna" Setup
Deployed for engineering reasons these sites do not deploy a dedicated 8T8R antenna for 2.5 but instead opts for a three frequency antenna that supports 800 MHz + 1900 MHz and 2500 MHz. Due to size constraints for the antennas they limit the 8T8R RRUs to 4T4R (4 Jumpers from radios to antennas) with the subsequent decrease of maximum capacity (60 MHz vs 120 MHz of 8T8R).
Yep, no real reason to add new towers in most areas. TMo's network is spaced for AWS at this point in urban/suburban areas so they have their pick of where to put 600 panels. Merely swapping 700 for 600 on the sites that have 700 would be an immense improvement.
Likewise, if M-MIMO n41 is as good as folks say it is, AWS LTE spacing should be sufficient for that as well. Particularly since TMo can pick L-Sprint sites if those are better. Depending on area, those sites are spaced for either PCS or B41.
Your phone is reporting some GREAT details.. signal info, ARFCN, PCI, NCI.. I've been working on it! Will take me some time, but I have what I need. First time I have seen such complete information, thank you!