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    <p>So... how many tags will this node have, once you have tagged all
      of its components?</p>
    <p>From [<a moz-do-not-send="true"
        href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_transceiver_station">1</a>]:</p>
    <p>
      <blockquote type="cite">
        <p>A <b>BTS </b>is usually <b>composed of</b>:
        </p>
        <dl>
          <dt>Transceiver (TRX)</dt>
          <dd>Provides transmission and reception of signals. It also
            does sending and reception of signals to and from higher
            network entities (like the <a
              href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_station_controller"
              class="mw-redirect" title="Base station controller">base
              station controller</a> in mobile telephony).</dd>
          <dt>Power amplifier (PA)</dt>
          <dd>Amplifies the signal from TRX for transmission through
            antenna; may be integrated with TRX.</dd>
          <dt>Combiner</dt>
          <dd>Combines feeds from several TRXs so that they could be
            sent out through a single antenna. Allows for a reduction in
            the number of antenna used.</dd>
          <dt>Multiplexer</dt>
          <dd>For separating sending and receiving signals to/from
            antenna. Does sending and receiving signals through the same
            antenna ports (cables to antenna).</dd>
          <dt>Antenna</dt>
          <dd>This is the structure that the BTS lies underneath; it can
            be installed as it is or disguised in some way (<a
href="https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Concealed_cell_sites&action=edit&redlink=1"
              class="new" title="Concealed cell sites (page does not
              exist)">Concealed cell sites</a>).</dd>
          <dt>Alarm extension system</dt>
          <dd>Collects working status alarms of various units in the BTS
            and extends them to operations and maintenance (O&M)
            monitoring stations.</dd>
          <dt>Control function</dt>
          <dd>Controls and manages the various units of BTS, including
            any software. On-the-spot configurations, status changes,
            software upgrades, etc. are done through the control
            function.</dd>
          <dt>Baseband receiver unit (BBxx)</dt>
          <dd>Frequency hopping, signal DSP.</dd>
        </dl>
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    <p>Mapping each component (<i>yes, the antenna too...</i>) separatly
      doesn't make much sense to me...</p>
    <p>Sergio</p>
    <p><br>
    </p>
    <p>[1] <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_transceiver_station">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_transceiver_station</a><br>
    </p>
    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 2018-11-24 17:59, François Lacombe
      wrote:<br>
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    <blockquote type="cite"
cite="mid:CAG0ygLcJ_UDQtwPyU3Hb0o0E=QpOUb6BRLOrLkdF=Yhmrmdvcw@mail.gmail.com">
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      <div dir="auto">"BTS" is another object and differ from antennas
        since the antennas are connected to BTS/nodeB/eNodeB.
        <div dir="auto"><br>
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        <div dir="auto">Both can be mapped with telecom=* and BTS will
          often get man_made=street_cabinet</div>
        <div dir="auto"><br>
        </div>
        <div dir="auto">Recently reviewed Telecom=service_device is
          suitable for "BTS" cabinets with telecom:medium=radio and
          aditional tags for 3GPP technology 2G/3G or LTE.</div>
        <div dir="auto"><br>
        </div>
        <div dir="auto">Several antennas can be fed by a single radio
          cabinet </div>
        <div dir="auto"><br>
        </div>
        <div dir="auto">François</div>
      </div>
      <br>
      <div class="gmail_quote">
        <div dir="ltr">Le sam. 24 nov. 2018 à 15:51, Sergio Manzi <<a
            href="mailto:smz@smz.it" moz-do-not-send="true">smz@smz.it</a>>
          a écrit :<br>
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            <p>I like it!</p>
            <p>To me it makes much more sense to tag telecom=BTS (Base
              Transceiver Station, see [<a
                href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_transceiver_station"
                target="_blank" rel="noreferrer" moz-do-not-send="true">1</a>])
              than man_made:antenna + antenna:type=whatever.<br>
            </p>
            <p>But BTS is not indicated as possible value for telecom=*
              in the wiki...</p>
            <p>Cheers, <br>
            </p>
            <p>Sergio<br>
            </p>
            <p>[1] <a
                class="m_2647859477415917583moz-txt-link-freetext"
                href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_transceiver_station"
                target="_blank" rel="noreferrer" moz-do-not-send="true">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_transceiver_station</a></p>
            <p><br>
            </p>
            <div class="m_2647859477415917583moz-cite-prefix">On
              2018-11-24 15:22, François Lacombe wrote:<br>
            </div>
            <blockquote type="cite">
              <div dir="auto">Hi all
                <div dir="auto">It would be great to use telecom=*
                  instead of man_made or communications</div>
                <div dir="auto"><br>
                </div>
                <div dir="auto">Antennas is a difgicult topic to address
                  in osm since there can be many of them at the same
                  time. They should be distinguished from mast and
                  supports since antennas are only devices</div>
                <div dir="auto"><br>
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                <div dir="auto">All the best</div>
                <div dir="auto"><br>
                </div>
                <div dir="auto">François</div>
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              <br>
              <div class="gmail_quote">
                <div dir="ltr">Le sam. 24 nov. 2018 à 14:59, Joseph
                  Eisenberg <<a
                    href="mailto:joseph.eisenberg@gmail.com"
                    target="_blank" rel="noreferrer"
                    moz-do-not-send="true">joseph.eisenberg@gmail.com</a>>
                  a écrit :<br>
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                  .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">I’d
                  been thinking about this lately while working on
                  towers and radio telescopes. <br>
                  <br>
                  Towers can be tagged with tower:construction =dish and
                  this is rendered as “satellite” dish sending or
                  receiving waves, in the Openstreetmap-Carto style.<br>
                  <br>
                  Radio telescopes are now rendered as well.<br>
                  <br>
                  But there are some satellite uplink dishes mistagged
                  as radio telescopes.<br>
                  <br>
                  Other tags in use are man_made=communications_dish and
                  man_made=satellite_dish<br>
                  <br>
                  But neither is very well documented, I recall.<br>
                  <br>
                  I’d be happy to have a better way to tag these dishes.<br>
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                    <div dir="ltr">On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 9:52 PM Paul
                      Allen <<a href="mailto:pla16021@gmail.com"
                        rel="noreferrer noreferrer" target="_blank"
                        moz-do-not-send="true">pla16021@gmail.com</a>>
                      wrote:<br>
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                      <div dir="ltr">On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 1:48 AM
                        Warin <<a href="mailto:61sundowner@gmail.com"
                          rel="noreferrer noreferrer" target="_blank"
                          moz-do-not-send="true">61sundowner@gmail.com</a>>
                        wrote:<br>
                        <div class="gmail_quote">
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                            <div text="#000000" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><tt>I
                                was looking at the wiki for antennas <br>
                              </tt>
                              <p><tt><a
class="m_2647859477415917583m_8049995135698053975m_2753421535601187779m_2915167882879263758moz-txt-link-freetext"
href="https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dantenna"
                                    rel="noreferrer noreferrer"
                                    target="_blank"
                                    moz-do-not-send="true">https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dantenna</a></tt></p>
                              <p><tt><br>
                                </tt></p>
                              <p><tt>I made some additions to the
                                  definition and added some photos etc.
                                  <br>
                                </tt></p>
                              <p><tt>It is still rather sparse. I'd like
                                  to be able to further define what the
                                  antenna is.</tt></p>
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                          <div>I have some pictures of various antennas
                            in my area.  Well, they're pictures of masts
                            but the</div>
                          <div>antennas are sometimes discernible.  Any
                            idea for a good place to dump them so they
                            can</div>
                          <div>contribute to antenna/mast examples that
                            people can add to wiki pages as appropriate?</div>
                          <div><br>
                          </div>
                          <div>Worst case, you want me to mail them to
                            you and you can decide what to do with them?</div>
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                          <div>-- <br>
                          </div>
                          <div>Paul</div>
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