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  Sutro Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The tower is owned by Sutro Tower, Inc., which in turn is owned by the four main television stations (KTVU, KRON, KPIX and KGO) and usage is leased out to TV and radio stations.
Sutro Tower is restricted to authorized personnel and stands on private property.
From an aesthetic standpoint the tower is considered by some people to be ugly, depending upon the point of view while others consider Sutro Tower a landmark of the city and look forward to seeing it from all over the Bay Area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sutro_Tower   (631 words)

  
 Mount Sutro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was renamed to honor Adolph Sutro, the 24th mayor of San Francisco.
The Sutro Tower, a large television and radio broadcasting tower, which provides San Francisco Bay Area residents a wide variety of entertainment channels including KQED, stands on a lower hill between Twin Peaks and Mount Sutro.
Mount Sutro is covered by eucalyptus groves planted in the late 1800s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Sutro   (205 words)

  
 Sutro Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sutro Tower is a three-pronged antenna tower on Mount Sutro in the western part of San Francisco, California.
Named after Adolph Sutro, a business man and former mayor of San Francisco, the tower stands 977 feet tall from the ground, making it the tallest structure in the city (surpassing the Transamerica Pyramid, for example, by more than 100 feet).
In addition, it is built on one of the highest peaks in the city, the old site of the latter-day Sutro Mansion (owned by Adolph's descendents; Adolph's original Mansion was in the North West corner of the city near the Sutro Baths and the Cliff House).
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Sutro_Tower   (240 words)

  
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Sutro is the owner of a 405 foot antenna structure located in Payette, Idaho, at the coordinates 40-03-44 North Latitude, 116-54-22 West Longitude (``the Payette tower'').
Sutro asserts that it made several unsuccessful attempts to register the Payette tower before eventually registering it on August 27, 2002.3 Sutro seeks cancellation or reduction of the proposed monetary forfeiture, arguing that its attempts to register the tower and a history of overall compliance mitigate the violations.
The Payette tower was subject to this requirement.7 The FCC agent's investigation and Sutro's statements establish that the Payette tower was unregistered from July 1, 1998, until August 27, 2002.
www.fcc.gov /eb/Orders/2003/DA-03-3159A1.html   (1412 words)

  
 Sutro Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sutro Tower History and timeline of the Sutro Tower.
Tower Area Map Shows where Tower is in relation to Virginia and Ely.
Tower Services, Inc. Providing tower services including cellular tower construction and maintenance, broadcast tower installation, inspections, and microwave installation and maintenance.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Sutro_Tower.html   (508 words)

  
 Childhood cancer incidence in the vicinity of the Sutro Tower, San Francisco - Dr. NEIL CHERRY 29may00
The Sutro Tower was established in about 1970 and the data in this study covers the period from 1973-88, following the producing of the public exposure to RF/MW from the Tower.
The Sutro Tower is the solid circle with the north-south and east-west axes passing through it.
The RDF varied from 40% in the vicinity of the Tower and 50% in the outer ring, to a maximum of 93% at a radius of 2.6 to 3.5km.
www.mindfully.org /Technology/Sutro-Tower-EMF-Cancer29may00.htm   (5672 words)

  
 SFBG S.F. Life: January 13, 1999: In search of Adolph Sutro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sutro, an eccentric millionaire entrepreneur and owner of roughly one-twelfth of the land in San Francisco (most of it in the Richmond and the Sunset), gave a mercifully short speech.
Sutro's Baths and the estate at Sutro Heights are just two of many 19th-century historic structures in San Francisco that have been allowed to fall into ruins or been demolished wholesale.
Sutro's Baths, as Alison and I discovered over several months of sporadic research, were in fact one of Adolph Sutro's solutions to the hardships of late-19th-century working life, corporate greed, and economic depression.
www.sfbg.com /SFLife/33/15/sutro.html   (3056 words)

  
 Kline Towers to upgrade Sutro Tower for earthquake protection
The Sutro Tower is regarded by many in the industry as one of the premier broadcast structures in the world.
At the base of the tower, the structure's legs are separated by 150 feet and at top the distance between the antennas is 100 feet.
The seismic upgrade is designed to protect the Sutro Tower from earthquakes in excess of 8.0 on the Richter scale which is regarded as the maximal credible magnitude of a seismic event in the Bay Area.
www.broadcastengineering.com /news/broadcasting_kline_towers_upgrade/index.html   (206 words)

  
 Sutro Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sutro Tower is a three-pronged antenna tower on in the western part of San Francisco, California.
Named after Adolph Sutro, a businessman and former mayor of San Francisco, the tower stands 977 feet tall from the ground, making it the tallest structure in the city, surpassing the Transamerica Pyramid by more than 100 feet (30 m).
In addition, it is built on one of the highest peaks in the city, the old site of the Sutro Mansion owned by Adolph's descendents (Adolph's original Mansion was in the North West corner of the city near the Sutro Baths and the).
www.santaclarita.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Sutro_Tower   (323 words)

  
 Kline Iron & Steel | Towers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Capping the skyline of San Francisco, the Sutro Tower is a beacon to all who visit the city.
Owned and operated by Sutro Tower, Inc. and one of the largest self-supporting towers in the world, the Sutro Tower was again modified in 1999 as part of a transition to digital technology mandated by Congress and the FCC.
The Sutro Tower leases space for broadcast equipment that supports local television and radio stations, dispatch and paging operators, and other wireless communications services.
www.klinetowers.com /klinetowers/towers/historic1.html   (176 words)

  
 SFBG News | August 9, 2000 | Planning OKs Sutro Tower antennae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
They argue that the permission Sutro Tower Incorporated received in 1966 to build the tower in the middle of a residential neighborhood did not include the wide variety of telecommunications devices that have been installed in the last 10 years.
Sutro lobbyists Bob McCarthy and Debra Stein contend that the additions fall under the scope of the original permission.
Sutro representatives say they didn't seek permits because there was confusion over whether they were required.
www.sfbg.com /News/34/45/45ogsut.html   (500 words)

  
 Mount Sutro
Perhaps his greatest accomplishment was the construction of the Sutro Baths (1896), the largest indoor bathing facility ever constructed and the planting of the Sutro Forest (1886) atop and around Mount Sutro (then named Mount Parnassus).
Sutro Tower’s base is 254.2 metres (834 feet) above sea level and the total height of the tower above sea level is 552 metres (1811 feet).
Owned and operated by Sutro Tower, Inc., Sutro Tower stands around 37.75524° North Latitude and -122.45255° West Longitude and, with the help of Mount Sutro, is the tallest object in the bay area.
www.mountsutro.org /index.php/2001/09/26/11   (1000 words)

  
 Sutro Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sutro Tower is a three-pronged antenna tower on Mount Sutro in the western part of SanFrancisco, California.
Construction began in 1971, was completed in 1972, and on July4, 1973 Sutro Tower began transmitting.
About 15 million pounds of concrete were used to make thefoundation of the tower, and the tower weighs 3.7 million pounds.
www.therfcc.org /sutro-tower-92613.html   (128 words)

  
 sfbg.com | Best of the Bay ’99 | Local Heroes | Christine Linnenbach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
She took on a daunting bunch of opponents: Sutro Tower Inc., its lobbyists Bob McCarthy and Debra Stein, and city officials who had let the company do pretty much whatever it wanted on top of Mount Sutro.
"The most difficult part of the Sutro Tower saga was watching two hundred and fifty members of the community show up to testify and present evidence while I had been told that the votes had been brokered against us by Sutro Tower's lobbyists prior to the hearing," Linnenbach says.
A seismic study Sutro paid for (as a result of Linnenbach and the neighbors' pushing) says that without retrofitting, the tower will not withstand a major earthquake.
www.bestofthebay.com /1999/linnen.html   (615 words)

  
 Sutro Tower Press Coverage
Lloyd Cluff suggested the prudent course of action was to require Sutro Tower, Inc., to have knowledgeable scientists and engineers consider the new earthquake data and knowledge gathered during the past 25 years and conduct a “full dynamic analysis.” He also suggested the analysis be peer reviewed, and offered his assistance.
Sutro Tower has withstood the fog and corrosive atmosphere of Mount Sutro for more than 25 years, and the actual condition of the Tower materials is in question and important to assess.
Sutro Tower is the only such tower in the country built in the heart of a highly populated urban area.
www.sutro.org /Pages/s1.html   (2161 words)

  
 Gary-Brown--Sutro-Tower--Editorial-Thoughts-(Bumpe)---
In general, it is apparent that the commissioners on the Sutro tower want to deal and decide on the side of citizens.
Robert McCarthy: I resent the implication that Sutro Tower, Incorporated is a scofflaw, we have received permits for everything except the fuel tanks and the antennas.
You are supposed to be the servants of the people but you appear to be the servants of Sutro Tower....It's a sad day for me to say I'm a representative for the people and yet the city departments involved seem to be in the service of the corporations.
www.wave-guide.org /archives/emf-l/Aug1999/Gary-Brown--Sutro-Tower--Editorial-Thoughts-(Bumpe)---.html   (1207 words)

  
 Sutro Tower
Sutro Tower is a 977-foot tall self-supporting steel structure which is shared by ten television stations and four FM radio stations to enable them to broadcast their signals to the general public.
Sutro Tower is owned and operated by Sutro Tower Inc. (STI), an independent corporation founded in 1968 by the owners of KTVU-2, KRON-4, KPIX-5, and KGO-TV 7.
July 4, l973 - Sutro Tower's tenant stations begin broadcasting signals throughout the Bay Area from their antennas on Sutro tower.
www.jimprice.com /sutro   (444 words)

  
 Sutro Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mount Sutro The personal website of David July, featuring a journal, forum, gallery and other goodies.
Abbott and Sutro Fine Properties Source for information on Marin County life, real estate and find properties.
Oak Park YMCA Serving the communities of Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Maywood, Bellwood, Franklin Park, Elmwood Park, Melrose Park and River Grove.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Sutro_Park.html   (479 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Sutro Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Download high resolution version (500x750, 59 KB)Sutro Tower, San Francisco File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
August 2004 Photo of the ruins of the Sutro Baths, San Francisco California In 1896, the Sutro Baths was opened to the public as the worlds largest indoor swimming pool establishment.
Towers in California Flickr is a digital photo sharing website and web services suite.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sutro-Tower   (1286 words)

  
 Gary-Brown--Sutro-Tower--Editorial-Thoughts-(fwd)
The hearing began with Deborah Stein, attorney for Sutro Tower, Inc. reaching behind her front row seat to pat the knee of Frank Chiu, head of building and permits for the City and County of San Francisco.
Toward the end of the hearing— Robert McCarthy: I resent the implication that Sutro Tower, Incorporated is a scofflaw, we have received permits for everything except the fuel tanks and the antennas.
I've also learned through the neighbors of Sutro Tower that Sutro Tower is a very real seismic hazard to their neighborhood, as other antennas may be elsewere.
www.wave-guide.org /archives/emf-l/Aug1999/Gary-Brown--Sutro-Tower--Editorial-Thoughts-(fwd).html   (2020 words)

  
 Conscendo Sutro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Forsitan suus maioribus factum eram molior of Sutro Thermae (1896), amplus indoor lavatio facility umquam molior quod satus of Sutro Silva (1886) atop quod inter Conscendo Sutro (tunc nomen Conscendo Parnassus).
Effrego humus in 1971 quod universa in 1972, Sutro Tower coepi transmitting in 04 July 1973 ut incola of sinus area.
Sutro Towers’ substructio est 254.2 metres 834(feet) supremus mare campester quod numerus sublimitas of tower supremus mare campester est 552 metres 1811(feet).
intertran.tranexp.com /Translate/index.shtml?from=eng&to=ltt&type=url&url=http://www.mountsutro.org/index.php/2001/09/26/11   (934 words)

  
 Advisory Recommendation Number 3:
The Petition recounts examples from several jurisdictions to suggest that broadcast towers are subject to extraordinary, illogical and obstructionist local requirements.
The Petition complains that the San Francisco Zoning Administrator required Sutro Tower to construct a model of proposed tower modifications to help the Zoning Administrator evaluate the visual effects of the modifications.
Sutro Tower volunteered to prepare an environmental impact report without complaint to local officials.
www.fcc.gov /statelocal/recommendation3.html   (1407 words)

  
 L   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
According to the Sutro Tower DEIR, the DTV service would radiate a signal with an average effective radiated power that is about one-eighth (12 percent) of the present average power radiated by the traditional television technology.
The guidelines are based on a large body of scientific investigation and literature, which generally concluded that the principal concern regarding health effects from exposure to RFR was associated with in increase in core body temperature (Sutro Tower DEIR).
The northwest guy wire anchor for tower B had fields exceeding the public limit within 3 feet, but this area is surrounded by a fence and is located on private property (the Miller parcel), which is itself fenced.
www.co.humboldt.ca.us /planning/planning/keetower/IVL.htm   (2204 words)

  
 Sutro Tower Retrofit in Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On May 5, at 1 p.m., the proposed seismic upgrades to Sutro Tower will be presented to the SF Board of Supervisors' Land Use Committee.
Neighbors who live near the 977-foot-tall tower are delighted that Sutro Tower Inc. has agreed to retrofit the 32-year-old structure.
The community is concerned because the tower is not a single structure but is made up of many steel plates and fittings.
www.sunsetbeacon.com /archives/SunsetBeacon/May03/sutrotower.html   (282 words)

  
 Sutro Tower EIR 2. Project Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) determined that the Sutro Tower location provides the maximum television broadcast coverage for home reception in the San Francisco area...
The second set of antennas would broadcast DTV signals from Sutro Tower in addition to the NTSC signals until such time as the FCC required termination of the NTSC signals.
In addition to the regular radiofrequency emissions from Sutro Tower, most of the stations have "standby" auxiliary antennas on the tower.
www.sutro.org /Pages/eir2.html   (360 words)

  
 SFBG News | Sutro Tower decision | June 14, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Last summer residents living near Sutro notified the city that the tower's owners had been quietly adding cellular and paging devices to the 977-foot tower without the required building permits.
On Dec. 24, Green wrote in a letter to the neighbors' lawyer that Gallagher had resigned, that he was replacing her for the time being, and that he was rescinding her Dec. 17 decision.
In public hearings, documents, and in the press, Green has repeatedly stated that he revisited Gallagher's decision because he was worried she had not considered all relevant information in making her determination and that his authority to rescind her decision was based on her resignation.
www.sfbg.com /News/34/37/37ogsut.html   (594 words)

  
 SMPTEsf Meeting Notice
Sutro Tower is a 977-foot tall, self-supporting steel transmission structure shared by ten television stations, four FM radio stations, and various wireless communications services.
Sutro Tower Inc. (STI), an independent corporation founded in 1968, is equally owned by KTVU, KRON, KPIX, and KGO.
That's unlikely, however, as the tower itself was designed with a center of gravity that will keep it standing in most conceivable earthquake scenarios.
members.aol.com /smptesf/jun02.html   (543 words)

  
 Alien Abduction Rêverie
He phoned the offices of Sutro Tower Megacorp to explore the possibility of our publishing house working in conjunction with the corporate music division, Sutro Tower Audio (nowadays brumm.com digital records), to dispense his unusual story and music to the Sutroid beta testing mailing list.
Sutro Tower Books, the corporate literary wing of the company, has lofty standards and publishing a crank auteur inconnu could be a prankish detour from our normally pretentious operation, which includes aboriginal dictionaries, recipe books for magical potions, and infamous disaster newsletters.
I knew too well that the Sutro Corporate Council had deemed if we were to work on another alien project, we most certainly would have to develop the promised Roof Rats: an Exposé, pledged to our readers originally in 1982 in the published short story, The Truth about Xmas.
www.brumm.com /music/AlienAbduction.html   (1990 words)

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