- Site layout
- Access and load considerations.
- Fabrication area for construction activities.
- Temporary power.
- Utility sources.
- Resources needed.
- Size and shape of the guy anchors if applicable.
- Tower and shelter foundations.
- Grounding system design.
- Soil resistivity.
- Staging, fabrication and construction areas.
- Access and communications.
- Water, light and power.
- Waste removal and dumpsters.
- Storage and security.
Electrical supply and/or generators
- Poles required.
- Meter if applicable, ATS, MDB.
- Point of entrance and cable runways.
- Rectifiers, UPS, batteries, generator, breakers, wiring.
- Self supporting, guyed, monopole, stub or pole.
- Tower and antenna mounts heights and azimuths.
- RF and MW antenna loading and future growth, cable runways.
- Wind load, twist and sway.
- Platforms, ladder or pegs, marking and lighting.
Shelter or equipment room design
- Amount, type, weight, size and configuration of equipment and ancillaries to be housed, along with adequate space for movement and systematic growth of communications equipment outwards.
- Shipping and delivery issues, weight and size concerns.
- Heat insulation, lighting, grounding, power, alarm system, fire fighting, feed-through , door, RF, cable trays, anti-static.
- Floor plan and equipment connectivity.
- Little preparation for construction.
- Temperature, humidity, and cleanliness requirements.
- Site specifications for construction materials, insulation type and R values, size, existing conditions, and predicted growth.
- Thermal loading of equipment including future growth.
- Ambient outside temperature.
- Delay kit, lead-lag cycle, alarms, economizer, emissions,automatic shutdown, redundancy, seismic design.
Site development drawings
- Site plan, existing and/or new road profiles.
- Grounding system drawings.
- Drainage requirements, grading and sediment control plan.
- Utility plan and installation details.
- Shelter, tower and relevant foundation plans.
- Fence enclosure and guy anchor fence if applicable.
- Drawings are maintained to reflect the intended design of the.
- Site and keep track of the way the site was actually built.
There are many governmentally regulated aspects of site acquisition that only the customer can deal with. Qualios prepares the permit and gets it to the customer for approval, signature and presentation to the requesting agency.
Permitting and application filing
- Aviation requirements and restrictions on tower heights.
- Build permits, electricity meter.
- Agriculture, city council, civil defence, municipality certificates.
- Zoning conditions and restrictions.
- Environment and health.
3E knows the serious negative impact the unavailability of a certain site can have on the overall project schedule. For this, Qualios teams blend with system design engineers and know how to pick sites that meet the requirements and hence save in money and time.
When determining the offering price, the customer will need to know the fair market value (FMV) before an agreement is signed. For this, 3E teams up with local real estate agencies to offer appraisal database services per region.
- Sign lease or purchase agreement by customer.
- Manage easements and multiple site frame agreements.
- Estate management and rent renewals.