Jump to content
Brayden

Can someone me identify these tower antennas?

Recommended Posts

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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Need location of site for a more accurate analysis. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Downtown Sparta, IL.

 

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

 

29c87bb8281655749dbe8ce4610413e0.jpg

 

Sent from my SM-N920V using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

 

Sent from my 2PQ93 using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

 

Sent from my 2PQ93 using Tapatalk

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

 

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

440755e2fa3abd2e199ae3ab802c1c8c.jpg

 

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?

 

Sent from my SM-N920P using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

 

- Trip

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bottom? I think the top is us cellular

 

Sent from my SM-N920P using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

 

- Trip

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • large.unreadcontent.png.6ef00db54e758d06

  • gallery_1_23_9202.png

  • Posts

    • So many groups have made up their minds first, find facts to back them later.  In a more straightforward article would want to see the models assumptions in detail.  The article quotes Dish, whose role is typically to drive up the costs of mergers.  Without Dish doing that for the purchase of Clearwire, there possibly could have been billions more for Sprint network expansion or lower prices.
    • All small cells that we have seen in Ohio have a PCI of 450 or greater.
    • I still think that the prices will be more in mind for Verizon and AT&t. Honestly to build out a maintain and expand the network of that caliber and size you need obviously more money from your revenue source which is consumers. So in these higher prices to build out the network and to maintain it it cost lots and lots and lots of money I do not see prices going lower. They would not be turning a profit they kept prices where they are.

      Sent from my ONEPLUS A6013 using Tapatalk

    • I agree with you but I could see them get in trouble with their wording. On https://newtmobile.com/ it states  I could see them come back and say well lower than Verizon and AT&T...
    • You obviously need to have higher prices to build out a better Network it obviously does not come cheap.

      Sent from my ONEPLUS A6013 using Tapatalk

  • Recently Browsing

    No registered users viewing this page.

×