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Old 07-30-08, 09:52 AM
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Need help identifying towers (cell, radio, etc)?

I need some help identifying these five towers (there's a sixth tower behind #3, but that's not important).

I'm pretty sure #1 is a radio tower, but I'm unsure about the rest. Any idea what they are used for?
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Old 07-31-08, 12:36 PM
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I have no idea.

However, I found a site that allows you to search for cell towers near a given location. Maybe you can enter the location info for those photos and see if a cell tower should be one of them:

This site has data on locations of TV towers:

Alternatively, Wikipedia has pictures of different tower types:

This site has lots of pics of different types of towers:
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Old 07-31-08, 01:08 PM
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I'm not sure but they mostly look like radio towers.

I'm fairly certain the circular, dome-shaped things are microwave relay dishes.
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Old 07-31-08, 11:32 PM
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Ham radio maybe?

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