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Jonathan Kramer

VZW "Sassy" Cypress Site

Verizon's "Sassy" mono-cypress site in Lake Elsinore, California. Notice that the site bollards are grounded. It helps to reduce RF hotspots.

VZW "Sassy" Cypress Site
Jonathan Kramer, Feb 5, 2006
City:
Lake Elsinore
State:
California(CA)
Location / Street Address:
Dexter Avenue
Landmarks or cross street:
Central Avenue
ZIP Code:
92532
Structure Type:
Other
Camouflaged/Stealth Cell Site?:
Yes
Antenna Use:
Multiple Types
Number of Carriers:
1
Carrier on topmost/highest antenna:
VERIZON WIRELESS
    • chuikov
      Good photo. I've never seen re-grounded bollards!

      Best I know, nothing can ever be grounded well enough from a safety point of view, because if a massive surge occurs, you want it to go to ground as directly and efficiently as possible. Otherwise, it might arc onto anything.

      The other purpose is to draw off any static that might otherwise build up in the equipment and racks etc.

      The RF hot-spot effect is apparently another reason for seemingly excessive grounding of cell sites.
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  • Category:
    California (CA)
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    Jonathan Kramer
    Date:
    Feb 5, 2006
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