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A Guide to Telecom Tower Installation and Decommissioning

Posted by Rob Brown

July 8, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Fencing, site clearing, electricity, permitting, and site restoration are among a seemingly endless list of tasks to accomplish when either installing or removing a tower. Consideration of the following factors can positively influence the understanding of project planning, policies, and procedures.

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How to Develop an Effective Tower Maintenance Program

Posted by Rob Brown

July 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Factors to Consider When Developing a Tower Maintenance Program

Telecom towers should be inspected at least once every two years. Regular maintenance is required not only to keep your telecom solution running efficiently. A standard procedure for such maintenance is the best tool for ensuring the tower is routinely assessed and that any problems are addressed in a timely manner. It is recommended the following components be incorporated into a standardized tower maintenance program, keeping in mind that guyed towers are more demanding:

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Why HVAC is Essential to Telecom Equipment

Posted by Rob Brown

July 1, 2014 at 9:00 AM

The Impact of HVAC on Your Telecommunications Equipment

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) refers to the technology and regulation of indoor environmental comfort. HVAC is an offshoot of mechanical engineering because it employs the principles of heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid dynamics. It is vital to the design of many buildings, as well as other areas, that depend on superior and precise temperature control to serve their respective purposes.

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Telecom Tower Options: Which Will Suit Your Project Best?

Posted by Rob Brown

June 26, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Telecom Tower

Both standard and customized telecom towers are available in a variety of designs. This can make for a difficult decision during a project’s strategic planning process. Tower height, location, weight, loading, and environment are all factors to consider – not mentioning price.

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Fiber Optic Installation: Safety Do's and Don’ts

Posted by Rob Brown

June 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM

The Most Essential Safety Measures for Fiber Optic Installation

Eye injuries, electrical fires, and chemical reactions are just a few of the risks of installing fiber optic networks. The fibers themselves easily cut your skin or can even be accidentally ingested. Such an intensive process is complex and dangerous. This is why a thorough understanding of hazards associated with fiber optics is integral to the safety of the technicians who handle this type of work.

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Fiber Optic Installation: 3 Things to Keep in Mind

Posted by Rob Brown

June 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM

3 Things to Remember During Fiber Optic Installation

Fiber optic installation is complicated and intense. It requires diligence, patience, undivided attention, and concentration. With all this pressure, it can be easy to neglect some minor details. This is serious business, however, and even the smallest bit of negligence at the wrong place or the wrong time can be disastrous. To guarantee sound, quality work, keep these three details in mind during your next installation project.

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