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Retractable cell tower installation idea

The idea is that you can put the cell tower in a protective mode. So when the strong winds has disappeared you tell the tower to get operational again. In the link to the pdf I suggest you might get the cell tower into a protective mode simply by retracting it underground.

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Submitted by Community Member 3 months ago

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  1. The structural desing of a tower able to retract into the ground or to telescope to a lower elevation would be significantly more costly than a conventional structure designed to withstand design wind loads.

    3 months ago
  2. An interesting idea, but I can't see any cell phone company voluntarily cutting off any of their subscribers by executing this preemptive move for fear of being sued for breach of contract. This is especially true since most cell towers hole antennas for multiple companies.

    3 months ago