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    Is this a cell "tower"? (pics)

    When I'm thinking of it, I'm taking pics of cell sites now when I T-Hunt, find and locate them on cellmapper. Here's one that's pretty well camouflaged (pic #1 - so low)...

    ...and another that I suspect is a site (pic #2)

    Thoughts on pic #2?

    -59dBm from where I took the pic (about as strong as I've seen).

    I would like to see more of these if others want to post their more clandestine sites here for my reference.

    It takes some work and a lot of weird stares + questions from people to locate sites in South OC.

    Thanks,

    Pic 1 (Camouflage):

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    Pic 2 (a site? - apologies - I don't know why it's rotated - it's not on my computer):

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    I can't tell with the tiny pictures. Also, picture one I can't even tell things apart, let alone if something is disguised in there.

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    Is there a way I can make these pics bigger besides the r-click and open in a new tab trick? And that doesn't help much.

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    You are correct. Antennas covered at the corner of the building. Fairly common. Especially in CA. As for pic 1, yeah - that's a nice camo site!!!!

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    AT&T... your world, throttled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by formercanuck View Post
    Great. Thanks, guys!

    Wow, yeah, look at that tree.

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    Another site I found on my mapping today. I'm thinking it's not behind the stained glass panels but the part sticking up to the right of it. They sure go to great lengths to hide them here, but at a significant cost to performance I imagine.

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    I have to remember to take these horizontally.

    Here's another site of the day, on top of a building.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morphling27 View Post
    I can't tell with the tiny pictures. Also, picture one I can't even tell things apart, let alone if something is disguised in there.
    I can't tell either. It looks like those fragments that you get in capcha tests, "click on all the photos that show a bus".

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    You can make them bigger by r-clicking and opening in a new tab, at least on Chrome, but it's still not the original size. I'm open to suggestions.

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    This might help for now. This is another site I uploaded elsewhere.

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    Here's the post #1 on this thread pic zoomed in. Yes, good camo work!

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