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Used for some kind of antenna. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Man made
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

Indicates the presence of some kind of antenna. Antennas interface between radio waves in free space and electrical signals in a transmission line. Antennas come in a large variety of configurations, shapes and sizes. Radio towers on Sandia Peak - closeup.jpg VHF UHF LP-antenna closeup.JPG Traqueur acquisition.JPG MWA 32T Tile.jpg Sender Mainflingen 09032015 6.JPG Sendemast Obereisesheim19072016 1.JPG

Additional tags

The tag frequency=* can be used to specify the frequency of operation.

The tag operator=* can be used to specify the operator.

See also

For tagging of what is transmitted, you could have a look at the tags described in this proposal: Proposed_features/Telecommunications_tower or Proposed_features/antenna:use.

There are some tags that incorporate an antenna, these may be used in preference. You are invited to check the other keys, and compare actual usage numbers with Taginfo.

tower:type=communication with man_made=tower or man_made=mast


telescope:type=radio with man_made=telescope




Other tags

Some associate these with antennas, yet they can be used for other things too. If an antenna is present it is best to tag the antenna as well.