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Topic # 81947 20-Apr-2011 12:50 Send private message

I noticed this morning when driving down Greenwood st and approaching the bend to the left to K drive this big mast going up next to PBT Transport.

When looking at the already registered frequencies for Hamilton, the location is bang on for "Dinsdale South"

So looks like things are finally happening in the tron! 

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  Reply # 461008 20-Apr-2011 17:12 Send private message

Noticed driving home this pole had panel antennas mounted, couldn't see the microwave antenna tho.
Will see if I can grab a photo tomorrow morning

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  Reply # 461275 21-Apr-2011 12:11 Send private message

Did you manage to get a photo?




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  Reply # 461277 21-Apr-2011 12:29 Send private message

I would have thought the big email would have gone around by now for first mast up in Hamilton...




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  Reply # 461278 21-Apr-2011 12:36 Send private message

Too Foggy this morning (could barely see a few meters in front of the car!)

@SaltyNZ got a copy you'd like to share? :P

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  Reply # 461279 21-Apr-2011 12:39 Send private message

Nope... I'm not involved in radio stuff, I just would have expected an email to go round if that was the first of the masts to go up. Historic occasion etc. I honestly don't know whether the actual builds have started or not, although it must be close.




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  Reply # 461280 21-Apr-2011 12:42 Send private message

Nice! Just let me know if they want someone to help dig the holes!

/me loves seeing more layer 1 happen!!!




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  Reply # 461397 21-Apr-2011 17:10 Send private message

Hope this photo is ok (zoomed in a photo editor and tried to balance iphone on the steering wheel)



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  Reply # 461406 21-Apr-2011 17:51 Send private message

Looks like a Telecom XT site, but I could be wrong.

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  Reply # 461409 21-Apr-2011 18:00 Send private message

Does not look like a 2Degree cell




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  Reply # 461421 21-Apr-2011 18:43

Looks like xt...

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Reply # 461432 21-Apr-2011 19:24 Send private message

...that's awkward.



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  Reply # 461439 21-Apr-2011 20:04 Send private message

don't think its XT, reason being there is a CDMA/XT site bout 30-50m east of that site in the photo, and there is a vodafone site further on down K' drive

Edit, I've loaded the Hamilton 2D sites into Google Earth running alongside the locations Bartender did, the "2" is basically bang on where that new tower is going so guessing they are using new design pannels/antennas?



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  Reply # 461575 22-Apr-2011 13:12 Send private message

Incomplete 2 degrees site at Papamoa, Tauranga.


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  Reply # 461605 22-Apr-2011 15:23 Send private message

ajw: Incomplete 2 degrees site at Papamoa, Tauranga.




If that's the case then 2degrees are using new huawei panels/tower designs.

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