AT&T offers 4G towers to PMC

By Patric Hedlund, TME

About 90 people heard AT&T’s proposal of a “fixed wireless local loop” (FWLL) 4G telecommunications system for Pine Mountain Club on Saturday, Jan. 26.

They suggested four new antenna tower facilities. Two would be 65-foot monopines—one near a water tank in the greenbelt next to Freeman Drive, surrounded by an 8-foot wooden fence; and the other on Yellowstone Drive. One is a “faux water tower” at Mil Potrero and Cedarwood Drive. The fourth would be mounted on the existing Verizon tower at the top of Linden Drive where Kern County emergency services communications and the Verizon Wireless tower stand. [See map, page 4]. Those towers would receive signals emitted from…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Right: A full house at the AT&T presentation saw (below) Christine Moore invite residents to the literature tables to talk with engineers about the plan.

Computer-generated image of a proposed PMC faux water tank

AT&T proposed a “faux water tower” for the intersection of Mil Potrero Highway and Cedarwood (left) with two “65‘ mono pines” and use of an existing tower at the top of Linden in PMC.

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