[Tagging] disguised communication towers

Eric Theise erictheise at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 21:28:04 UTC 2019


On Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 1:17 PM ael <witwall3 at disroot.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 01:00:29PM -0800, Eric Theise wrote:
> >   tower:type=communication
> >   tower:construction=concealed
> >
> > and either man_made=mast or man_made=tower should cough up cellphone
> towers
> > masquerading as cacti, palms, pines, flagpoles, and such. But apart from
> a
> > note="pine tree" that jumped out at me I'm not finding much. I have to
> > assume I'm barking up the wrong tree (sorry).
> >
> > Could any of you suggest a better search strategy?
>
> Not really. I mapped such a tower a few years ago, but would not have
> thought of adding  tower:construction=concealed  . I suspect that
> scheme did not exist back then. Perhaps I might add it sometime and use
> it in future now that I am aware of it.
>

I bumped into it at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dtower.
It isn't even on the mast page.

Do you recall how you tagged the camouflage of the tower you did map?

Thanks, Eric
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