Tag:tower:type=communication

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Mobile phone base station 2010 12 30 165211 PC304165.jpg
Description
Describes the type of a mast or tower as communication mast or tower. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
[[Tower cantilever communication.svg / Mast communications.svg / Tower lattice communication.svg|]]
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

Wikidata

Describes the type of a tower as communication tower, or the type of a mast as communication mast.

Tagging

Rendering: Mast communications.svg

or

Rendering: Tower cantilever communication.svg

or

Rendering: Tower lattice communication.svg

Tags to use in combination

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?

Examples

Obereisesheim Sender1.JPG

Guyed lattice tower

BTS GSM-R Jistebnik.jpg

Mobile phone

Bayreuth - Einsatzzentrale PP Oberfranken.jpg

Police radio

Richtfunkantennen.jpg
Frazier Peak microwave relay tower.jpg

Microwave link(s) (German: Richtfunk)

Greifswald Funkturm Hans-Beimler-Straße July-2010 SL274692.JPG

No mast any more, but a tower

Sender Burgwindheim.jpg

Really big communications towers >= 100 m:


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