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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Fiberglass Shelters

Posted by Rob Brown

July 31, 2014 at 9:00 AM

A shelter or cabinet made of fiberglass is one of the types of shelters available to house cell tower equipment. These shelters are lightweight and easy to move or relocate. Shelters made of other materials, such as concrete or metal, are usually heavier and more difficult to transfer. However, there are drawbacks to using these shelters, as well, including a sacrifice in durability.

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Topics: Shelters

Choosing the Best Telecommunication Shelter For Your Site

Posted by Rob Brown

July 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM

There are a wide variety of options available to builders and contractors looking to build or buy a communication shelter for their cell site. Some of these include concrete, fiberglass, or metal shelters. These three types can be purchased used or newly constructed. Each of these materials has its benefits and drawbacks, and some may be more useful than others in specific situations.

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Topics: Shelters

How to Safely Discard Cell Tower and Electronic Equipment

Posted by Rob Brown

July 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM

With any electronic equipment, it is important that proper disposal is taken into account. The larger the equipment, the greater caution needs to be taken. 

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The Advantages of Mobile Cell Towers aka "Cells on Wheels"

Posted by Rob Brown

July 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Mobile cell towers are becoming more popular due to their ability to be relocated and set up rapidly wherever they are needed. Considering the ever growing need for cell service in all parts of the country, mobile towers have become invaluable to cell phone companies. Cells-on-Wheels (COWs), as they are often referred to, have numerous benefits and advantages that have made them the ideal tool for telecommunications companies in certain situations. Some of those benefits are listed below:

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Topics: Industry Facts, Tips, and Tricks

The Different Types of Telecommunication Towers

Posted by Rob Brown

July 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Americans have become used to the sight of cell phone and radio towers dotting the horizon in most parts of the country, but there are fairly significant differences in these towers’ construction. Contrary to what the common citizen may believe, there are in fact 4 main types of telecommunications towers. These are monopole, guyed, mobile, and self support towers, and each are used in specific situations.

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The Myths About Telecommunication Tower Danger

Posted by Rob Brown

July 18, 2014 at 10:36 AM

For some years now, media personalities have been warning about the dangers of cell phone usage. There have been claims of cell phones inevitably leading to cancer or the waves from cell towers causing harmful radiation poisoning, and other such frightening stories. The large majority of these are myths. There is no scientific consensus regarding the connection of cell phones or cell phone towers to human health risks, and the majority of the panic and fear regarding cell towers is unfounded.

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