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Antenna aesthetics: Signs of the times

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Some examples of antennas mounted on signs (or signs on antennas)

Cover missing
A camo site below a sign at the Super 8 Motel in Azusa, California. Note that the radome cover is missing, exposing the three sector antennas to public view.

Rest your signal
…. at the Lemon Tree motel in Pomona, California.

Fries, anyone?
Antennas are painted to match the McDonalds barrel sign at the Barstow Station, Barstow California.

Fuel and fry
Nextel’s antennas fixed below the gas station sign at this site in Henderson, Nevada.

Open 7 days a week!
AT&T Wireless site, at Fairfax and Pico in Los Angeles, is an example of placing a microcell site on top of an existing, small sign.

Security system on the top of Chicago’s Crown Fountain
So here’s the fountain:
And here’s the stuff that’s caused some bother:

Sending out the word
An cell site inside a cross:

Crucified on a moblie phone antenna,,1233024_4,

The last outpost

Out of order?
A DIY radio in an disused telephone booth using a sheep fence as an antenna extension made by Maxwell City participant, Lindsay Brown on a remote island off the coast of Scotland.


Written by ajsteggell

June 20, 2007 at 1:08 pm

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