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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroSignal View Post
    I don't have that problem lol, countryside is quite nice, stationary channels for WiFi

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    I live in City Limits but 2-3 Miles out from City Hall... The road to my North, East and South are not in City Limits. 5G every one uses 80 and 160 MHz Bandwidth..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroSignal View Post
    I don't have that problem lol, countryside is quite nice, stationary channels for WiFi

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    I do have a Extender for 2G and disabled Auto Channel on 2G (Locked on Ch.6) only. 5G is Auto..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroSignal View Post
    It would make sense to do it in one big thing instead of going back later and doing it. They should do it while they're installing Band 14 equipment. As well as Band 29 depending on if that would be worth it or not.
    As I understand it, if they need more capacity on a site, or for new sites, if they deploy B14/29/30, they deploy all three at once, but some towers may stay on the four core bands (or a subset depending on market) if they have enough capacity as they are currently configured. I believe they can do FirstNet without B14 on all towers, as those devices will still have priority access on the core bands, or any other bands AT&T deploys, like 66, etc.

    On a side note, does AT&T own any 700 A block (B12)?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroSignal View Post
    It is, but it's made to listen before talk, because it's on the same band as WiFi is and LTE-U would cause problems with WiFi.
    The way I understand it, the power limits are the same as with Wi-Fi, so it would be completely useless on a macro site, as in many cases it would barely even get to the ground, and a lot of macro sites are in places that aren't even accessible to the public for anywhere from a few feet to a few hundred feet around the tower.

    It's not needed for a casino DAS, as those stayed on HSPA+ with great speeds for a couple years after the macro sites were upgraded, and now with LTE, they just fly.

    So the only place I can think of LTE-U actually working is a concert, race, sports, or other large events venue where you have a lot of people very tightly packed in with a DAS for cell operators and managed spectrum in the 2.4 and 5ghz bands so that they can avoid deploying Wi-Fi in the same spectrum, and limit the number of Wi-Fi APs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GSMinCT View Post
    On a side note, does AT&T own any 700 A block (B12)?
    Yeah, just so happens they own it right where tmobile owns 850 in myrtle beach, SC.



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    I have noticed the opposite of a few sites. For instance I used to never get band 30 inside my home and the B30 coverage was only about 3/4 mile from the site. They definitely changed something as I see it inside my home all the time and many other areas the site covers. It is pretty close to the band 4 coverage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroSignal View Post
    Yeah, just so happens they own it right where tmobile owns 850 in myrtle beach, SC.



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    That is fascinatingly bizarre. Where did they get that block from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GSMinCT View Post
    That is fascinatingly bizarre. Where did they get that block from?
    No idea where they got it from, I'm assuming they just bought it at the auction?
    Here is a pic of the market I'm talking about though.

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    T-Mobile got that 850 block from Suncom.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Airb330 View Post
    T-Mobile got that 850 block from Suncom.
    T-Mobile yeah. But what about AT&T getting the Lower A block?

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    Found another band 30 at 5mhz in Tacoma, I'm not sure if this is a new addition

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    WCS/Band 30 Shutdown/Bandwidth Decrease Markets

    Quote Originally Posted by jakeuten View Post
    Yes, mrizz96 has seen B30 completely removed from some sites. When he has a minute, he told me he will reply with his findings.
    Sorry this took so long, busy couple of days! Yes, unfortunately I’ve seen dozens of sites in Union & Essex county’s have B30 shut off, and those that still have it enabled have power greatly reduced.

    I’ve only seen one site have B30 re-enabled, a rooftop macro that serves Union High. I haven’t seen the 5 MHz B30 channel 9845 anywhere in Union County, nor in the Chicago metro area (where I am now.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by GSMinCT View Post
    T-Mobile yeah. But what about AT&T getting the Lower A block?
    It could be Horry Telephone Coop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airb330 View Post
    It could be Horry Telephone Coop.
    AT&T bought spectrum from them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrizz96 View Post
    Sorry this took so long, busy couple of days! Yes, unfortunately I’ve seen dozens of sites in Union & Essex county’s have B30 shut off, and those that still have it enabled have power greatly reduced.

    I’ve only seen one site have B30 re-enabled, a rooftop macro that serves Union High. I haven’t seen the 5 MHz B30 channel 9845 anywhere in Union County, nor in the Chicago metro area (where I am now.)
    I'm wondering if it was a bad batch of equipment that is causing noise issues. They could be stuck swapping out all that equipment. I saw quite a few sites running @ 5 mhz throughout the Bronx, uptown Manhattan, and northeast jersey until I got to Paramus. From there on up, it was back to 10 mhz.

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    There's a few articles floating around from this year about interference issues...

    Approval For Interference Fix.

    Feb 16, 2017*

    It has been a decade since SiriusXM Radio first raised the issue of AT&T cellphones causing interference to its network of land-based repeaters. In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, SiriusXM VP James Blitz says the two companies have devoted “significant resources” toward a “joint coordination effort” to resolve the interference issues. They’ve included what Blitz describes as “extensive and frequent communication at multiple levels of each company” as well as “thousands of hours” of equipment testing. It seems to be paying off.

    “The parties continue to make progress but a great deal of work remains to be completed, as evidenced by recent drive tests demonstrating that SiriusXM equipment in certain locations receives interference from AT&T’s Wireless Communications Services (WCS) facilities,” Blitz says. “SiriusXM and AT&T have agreed to work together to resolve these reception concerns so that no WCS site ultimately creates harmful interference to SiriusXM.”

    One solution that is under consideration is co-locating SiriusXM terrestrial repeaters at some of AT&T’s transmission sites. Blitz says the two companies are still evaluating how effective the approach will be and whether they’ll need FCC approval before moving forward with a rollout.

    For its part, AT&T’s Brian Benison tells the FCC that the carrier now believes that the long history of disputes in the 2.3 GHz band of spectrum where both satellite radio and wireless services reside have been “largely resolved.”

    The current efforts build on a set of proposed technical rules the two companies jointly presented to the agency nearly five years ago that they said would allow each service to flourish side by side. The FCC then used that as a basis when in 2012 it voted to allow up to 30 megahertz of spectrum to be deployed for wireless broadband, including on LTE networks, to give the two industries more breathing room.

    It was one of the first votes cast by current FCC chair Ajit Pai who said the arrangement broke a “logjam” that led to some spectrum to be underused in order to protect satellite radio repeaters. “In the wireless world, getting along with neighbors can take effort—sometimes, a lot of effort—but there are enormous benefits to forging a successful relationship with the licensees next door,” Pai said.

    The challenge for SiriusXM through the years has not only been coping with interference issues but also facing uncertainty about how the FCC would fill in the spectrum to meet the mushrooming need for mobile broadband coverage. The pressure to meet the demand has only grown over the past several years.

    At the same time, the work that SiriusXM and AT&T have done together also opened other alliances. SiriusXM announced two months ago that it hadteamed with AT&T to provide 4G LTE connectivity*to support SiriusXM Guardian, the company’s in-vehicle safety, security and convenience services package. The telematics platform is available in select Chrysler and Dodge cars and trucks.
    http://www.insideradio.com/free/siri...dd62c07af.html

    I wonder if there's new equipment coming that SiriusXm will be co locating with AT&T...

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