Town of Ayer
The town of Ayer suffered from significantly poor coverage in many areas. The scope of work TCI performed included: a three-site repeater system which consisted of 2-way communication antennas and microwave shots linking the three sites together. Our skilled team expertly constructed the tower by guiding the crane and securing the steel for the antenna support tower. Additionally, we installed the two wooden repeater station poles to support the network. Finally, our electrical team provided permanent power to two of the sites, one with a solar/battery system and installed a generator for back-up power.
CI installed a state-of-the-art Distributed Antenna Communications System in the central artery tunnel system in downtown Boston, MA. The systems were comprised of 43 fibers fed Andrew ION-M remote units located throughout the tunnel, which in turn fed 161 distributed antennas via coax cables. Installation of this system was done entirely off hours using union labor and involved the shutdown of Route 93 both North and South traffic, as well as various off ramps during the duration of the project. This project was built over the course of one year at a cost of over $5 Million.
Central Artery Tunnel DAS
MA Municipal Radio Solutions
Timberline has performed microwave installations and alignments for Radio Solutions’ customers in the municipality sector in Massachusetts such as Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, Marblehead, Marshfield, Walpole, Weymouth, and Woburn. Timberline has assisted Radio Solutions, Inc. with installation of P25 digital / analog simulcast public safety radio system. The state of the art simulcast communications system is one of the first in the nation to combine both analog and new P25 digital IP based technologies together on the same network, increasing interoperability for firefighters, police officers and dispatchers. This new system can detect failures, instantly report a problem, and take corrective action to heal itself by switching to redundant link paths and equipment, making it the most advanced public safety communications system on the market today.
State of Maine Radio Tower
Timberline worked on a radio communications tower for the State of Maine. Foundations were 30' deep rock anchors on 4 piers. The project includes the Stealth install to look like a fire look-out tower, as well as the installation of a public viewing platform. To power the tower at its remote location a solar array panel measuring 30' wide by 15' tall was framed and installed with a six pier 12' deep rock anchored foundation. The Shelter consists of a 400 square-foot foundation and the installation of four 125 gallon propane tanks. This complex site, located at the top of Mount Blue (elevation 3,193), required three different sized helicopters for all daily crew access as well as equipment, tools and materials deliveries such as concrete and steel. One challenge was first clearing approximately 5,000 square feet of trees on the mountain-top then all the trees had to be flown to the bottom of the hill.