About United States Tower Services, LTD.
United States Tower Services, LTD. (USTS), founded in 1970, is a privately held Vietnam veteran owned small business based in Frederick County, Maryland. The company's business encompasses the sale, installation, construction, inspection, maintenance, repair, restructure, service and support of communications towers, antenna array systems and related facilities. Services are provided for large broadcast, microwave, two-way and wireless structures used by commercial TV and radio (FM/AM) broadcasters, government (DOD, and civilian Federal, State & Local) and commercial two-way radio users and the rapidly growing wireless telecommunications industry.
USTS has performed work for many U.S. Government and foreign defense departments and agencies. At present USTS is under contract for services nationally to both the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration and Federal Emergency Management Administration. USTS is a preferred third party organization by ascSignal™ as a qualified HF antenna erection contractor for all of the ascSignal™ HF antenna products.
USTS has since 1996 been an active, participating and voting member of the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE). Employees of USTS have also served as national office holders supporting NATE. In its role with NATE USTS has been instrumental in developing safety standards and securing their adoption by both industry and OSHA.
USTS has extensive experience in the erection and care of:
- "V" and "Sloping V"
- Log Periodic
- Conical Monopole
- Large and small HF, VHF, UHF and microwave dish
- All types of transmission towers
- Curtain Array
- Loop arrays
- Wire or rod element antennas
USTS can rebuild or replace all models of Telex/Hy-Gain commercial antennas, rotators and controllers and can service and repair most models of similar antennas by other companies such as Saber, TCI, Antenna Products and Andrews/Grainger (ascSignal™). We have installed and repaired these types of antennas at locations around the world for customers such as the US Army, USAF, USN, SPAWAR, FEMA, FAA, USCG, State Department, FBI, Secret Service and others