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Topic # 42640 8-Oct-2009 16:39
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can someone please tell me what sort of transmisson tower this is. is it for cell phone does it belong to telecom or vodafone?

does it belong to Nz comms does it belong to UHF tv i would like to know please.

it's not a new one i have allways wondered what it was maybe someone on here knows what it is.


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  Reply # 262456 8-Oct-2009 16:54
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Are you able to show us where it is on google maps?

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  Reply # 262457 8-Oct-2009 16:57
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Does not look like a Vodafone microwave link

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 262465 8-Oct-2009 17:09
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KiwiRail microwave transmission link is my guess.



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  Reply # 262467 8-Oct-2009 17:15
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here is the street address for it (11 timandra pl blenheim, new zealand)



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  Reply # 262469 8-Oct-2009 17:17
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i know it's not the telecom cell site because that is located on top of the post office Building. the telecom guy told me that when he was wiring the site up for T3G that was a while ago

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  Reply # 262490 8-Oct-2009 18:42
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It's not a cellsite as there's no cells on the tower to send signals to your mobile phone/device.

It looks like a relay tower.

And, as it is smack-beside the railway line, where Kiwirail have national transmission using fiber laid up and down NZ, I suggest Kiwirail use it:

http://www.zoomin.co.nz/map/nz/marlborough/blenheim+central/timandra+place/11/

I'm guessing that the two large dishes in this photo:

http://img5.imageshack.us/i/sdc11117k.jpg/

point towards north (Picton-way) and South-East (Montana wineries / hills).


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