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Big Island, Hilo Area Cell Sites

Sprint's Cell Site at intersection of Kawailani St, & Ainaola Dr.

Big Island, Hilo Area Cell Sites
radio1, Jan 24, 2011
City:
Hilo
State:
Hawaii(HI)
Location / Street Address:
511 Kawailani St
Landmarks or cross street:
Ainaola Drive
ZIP Code:
96720
Distance of GPS #s to cell site:
at site
Structure Type:
Monopole
Camouflaged/Stealth Cell Site?:
No
Overall Height (in feet):
50
Antenna Use:
PCS 1900 MHz
Number of Carriers:
1
Carrier on topmost/highest antenna:
SPRINT PCS
    • Yankees368
      Are you sure this is a Sprint site? It really does not look like one (full shelter and a generator) and their coverage map doesn't make it seem like it is either.
    • radio1
      My Virgin Mobile (Sprint) phone running Signalloc showed the signal coming from here. It could be a shared site with another carrier because the sectored antennas were added on at a later date. The original antenna is hidden inside the monopole at the very top. The building is a small, neighborhood, convenience store type that does not have available space to house the equipment, so the shelter was installed. It is the same type as they are using at Puainako KTA. The terrain rises about 300ft behind it so the coverage area is small. I suspect it's there to cover the immediate subdivisions. The next closest cell is Puainako KTA, which is on a 40ft pole, about 3 miles away, at a lower elevation. When I'm about 1/2 mile above this site, the phone switches to Alala hill, about 11 miles away, which is line of sight from that area.
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  • Category:
    Hawaii (HI)
    Uploaded By:
    radio1
    Date:
    Jan 24, 2011
    View Count:
    3,700
    Comment Count:
    2
  • GPS Coord. LAT.:
    19.68298
    GPS Coord. LONG.:
    -155.08236
    Ground Level Altitude (in feet):
    750
    Cell ID (CID) or ASR# or FCC#:
    4132-100-953
    Antenna Types:
    Sectorized

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