Re: AT&T/American Tower sites
- Also, it looks like the AT&T site names are in all upper-case letters on
the database listing by state.
From: Daryl Gibson <drgibson@...>
>Now, this allows those of us who are tower junkies an interesting bit of
>American Tower's database at their web site lists the AT&T towers that
>be (or have been) purchasing...and they tend to trend towards the bottom
>list and be labelled as "self supporting." If you ever wanted to look up
>location, between AT's database, and the FCC database, the time has
>never been better.
The American Tower web site has had its share of operational anomalies,
including a brief period when a search for towers in VA would bring up a
list of CA locations! It seems to be working OK at this moment - the
SiteSearch link should being up a list box where you can search by state,
and a set of boxes for a lat-lon-radius search.
There are some interesting former AT&T sites listed. I was surprised to
see Omps, WV (misfiled under VA) is an American Tower property, since it
is/was Mount Weather's AT&T microwave interface. At least, I'm pretty sure
it's the AT&T site; there's a 1-sec. difference in latitude and a 3-sec.
difference in longitude versus the March '98 FCC database, perhaps
attributable to the NAD27-83 conversion. The ground AMSL elevations are
Also, American Tower now owns the Kates (misspelled "Ketes") Mountain site
in WV - this was the AT&T link for the Greenbrier bunker, and one of a long
chain of stations. Again, a slight lat/lon difference vs. the old FCC
From: "Mike Jacobs" <mwj116@...>
>I have been watching the American Tower site for some time, and I
>don't actually see a list of their sites. When I follow the
>"SiteSearch" link, it just tells me that I will be able to search their
>database of sites, without actually telling me how. Am I missing a
>link? Or is their site (website) on the fritz?