|man_made = communications_tower|
|A huge tower for transmitting radio applications|
|Rendering in openstreetmap-carto|
|Group: Man made|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
A man_made=communications_tower is a huge tower for transmitting radio applications like television, radio, mobile phone or officials radio. It is often made from concrete and usually a far visible landmark. An indication could be a height greater than 100 meters.
- 1 How to map
- 2 Useful combinations
- 3 Distinguish between other kinds of communications towers
- 4 Examples
- 5 Possible tagging error
How to map
- height=* (recommended)
- name=* (recommended)
- tower:type=* (recommended)
Distinguish between other kinds of communications towers
First question: Is it a mast or a tower?
Second question: What kind of services are being provided?
Guyed lattice tower
No mast any more, but a tower
Really big communications towers >= 100 m: