Mobile Phone Mast

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Mobile phone masts, when powered, allow survivors to use mobile phones to leave messages for those on their Contacts List. Masts are mounted on the roofs of a variety of buildings.

From outside, a mast without power has the following description: There is a mobile-phone mast on the roof of the building. Setting up and fueling a generator inside the building changes the external description to: On the roof of the building, the lights of a mobile-phone mast blink against the sky.

The masts themselves cannot be reached or attacked directly. A mast is disabled when the generator powering it runs out of fuel or is destroyed.

The Game Statistics page has info on what percentage of the network is currently running; presumably, since there are 100 suburbs in Malton, each mast represents one percent of the total network. The current statistics are displayed below.

Mobile Phone Mast.png Mobile Network Coverage:
  • Actual Network Coverage: 25%
  • Known Active Masts: 17

Correct as of: 21:40, 5 June 2020 (UTC)

know what you are talking about Short-wave Radio Info
This group or location has a dedicated radio frequency.

Frequency: 27.00 MHz
Transmitter Coordinates: Mobile Phone Mast Status Monitor -- http://tinyurl.com/qvew4


Locations

All mast locations have been reported by members of the Wiki community.

The Unofficial Map graphically indicates the locations of buildings with masts.

The Mobile-Phone Mast Information Center has a full list of danger reports, this is a better page is you want to know the status of the buildings, rather than of the masts they contain. The MPM Status Map shows the same information graphically.

To update the status of a mast you should update the Danger Report for the building containing the mast. You can link to the report by clicking the building's name on the sorted list, or by clicking the building's co-ordinates on the map. Change the "mast_status=" line of the danger report according to the definitions provided below. You must sign the report as the timestamp provided in your signature is the same timestamp displayed here to ensure the data is recent.

The following are the working definition for the status chart below:

  • active = Service has been positively confirmed in suburb.
  • nofuel = The presence of a generator has been confirmed, but it is out of fuel.
  • destroyed = The lack of a generator has been confirmed. Fuel and a generator are needed to return the mast to active status.
  • ruined = The mast building is ruined. A toolbox, generator, and fuel will be required to restore the mast to working order.
  • occupied = One or more zombies have taken up residence in the Mast Building. A lot of firepower and maybe some team work will be needed to get the Mast up and running again. Is most likely ruined.
  • inactive = There is no service in the suburb, but for an unknown reason.
  • activeold, nofuelold, destroyedold, ruinedold, occupiedold and inactiveold = Service to the suburb has not been checked in the last 5 days Activeold suburbs are not included in the "mapped active network coverage" at the top of the page.
  • unknown = Service to the suburb has not been checked in the last 10 days. The goal is to have no suburbs in this state

Listen on 27.00 for new status reports. Occasionally tag or pirate-broadcast this url -- http://tinyurl.com/qvew4 -- so that others know to listen and update this list.

At most, a generator fuelling a Phone Mast will last five days from the time of fuelling. All 'active' masts whose timestamp is more than five days old ought to be reclassified as 'activeold.'

Please note that a bot has been created to take care of marking statuses as 'old' or unknown as necessary. This does not prevent you from changing statuses yourself provided that they have passed the proper 5 or 10 day limit.

Suburb Maps

Maps detailing the mobile mast coverage can be found at Mobile Phone Mast/Status Maps.

Alphabetical List

Below is an alphabetical listing of suburbs and the buildings in which a mobile phone mast is present for each.

active nofuel destroyed ruined occupied inactive unknown
The following depict suburbs that have not been updated recently.
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Dist Suburb Building Coords Last Update
NW5: Barrville
Olivey Library (unknown)
(45,44) Zashiya (talk) 19:44, 26 April 2023 (UTC)
NW3: Brooke Hills
The Norvell Building (unknown)
(45,27) Zashiya (talk)
SW3: Brooksville
The Estlin Building (unknown)
(36,63) Zashiya (talk) 02:11, 27 April 2023 (UTC)
SW5: Buttonville
Warehouse 44,95 (unknown)
(44,95) Zashiya (talk) 04:06, 27 April 2023 (UTC)
NE2: Chancelwood
Kempe Way School (unknown)
(63,6) Zashiya (talk) 08:49, 27 April 2023 (UTC)
NW1: Chudleyton
The Donovan Building (rebuilding)
(14,27) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 08:49, 11 March 2023 (UTC)
SW2: Crooketon
The Theobald Building (safe)
(4,64) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 02:43, 22 June 2023 (UTC)
SE1: Crowbank
Exon Alley Railway Station (unknown)
(76,64) Zashiya (talk) 21:52, 30 April 2023 (UTC)
NW2: Dakerstown
The Buttle Building (safe)
(4,5) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 12:25, 20 May 2023 (UTC)
SE5: Danversbank
The Barrow Building (unknown)
(73,95) Zashiya (talk) 17:29, 1 May 2023 (UTC)
SW5: Dartside
Samborne Towers (unknown)
(36,84) Zashiya (talk) 19:30, 2 May 2023 (UTC)
NW1: Darvall Heights
The Herman Building (safe)
(24,26) Wager4Caiger (talk) 04:08, 21 February 2024 (UTC)
SE3: Dentonside
Denner Towers (safe)
(94,53) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 03:02, 12 February 2023 (UTC)
NE3: Dulston
Parrott Towers (unknown)
(94,4) Zashiya (talk) 23:08, 2 May 2023 (UTC)
NW4: Dunell Hills
Ostrehan Towers (ruined)
(2,36) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 08:59, 8 January 2023 (UTC)
NE3: Dunningwood
The Halliday Building (safe)
(96,25) Findabear (talk) 11:04, 23 June 2023 (UTC)
NE2: Earletown
The Flowar Building (unknown)
(74,4) Zashiya (talk) 20:28, 9 May 2023 (UTC)
NW1: East Becktown
The Percival Building (unknown)
(25,35) Zashiya (talk) 20:53, 9 May 2023 (UTC)
NW3: East Boundwood
The Digby Building (unknown)
(44,6) Zashiya (talk) 21:19, 9 May 2023 (UTC)
SE4: East Grayside
Cousins Towers (safe)
(66,82) Kik the kid (talk) 28 December 2023, at 19:37 (UTC)
NW1: Eastonwood
The Hosken Building (unknown)
(34,25) Zashiya (talk) 22:20, 12 May 2023 (UTC)
SE2: Edgecombe
Warehouse 74,54 (unknown)
(74,54) Zashiya (talk) 08:46, 21 May 2023 (UTC)
SW4: Foulkes Village
The Freeguard Building (ruined)
(5,84) D M Penfold (talk) 18:16, 29 January 2024 (UTC)
SE5: Fryerbank
The Underdown Building (unknown)
(95,85) Zashiya (talk) 09:47, 21 May 2023 (UTC)
SW3: Galbraith Hills
The Singer Building (unknown)
(45,55) Zashiya (talk) 18:09, 23 May 2023 (UTC)
NW1: Gatcombeton
St. Maximillian's Church (unknown)
(24,16) Zashiya (talk) 18:26, 23 May 2023 (UTC)
NE1: Gibsonton
Yeatman Library (unknown)
(86,24) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 16:30, 8 June 2023 (UTC)
SW1: Greentown
Lerwill Towers (unknown)
(34,74) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 04:07, 9 June 2023 (UTC)
SW2: Grigg Heights
The Ashwin Building (safe)
(3,56) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 14:03, 20 September 2023 (UTC)
SE1: Gulsonside
The Gollop Building (safe)
(73,74) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 04:22, 3 January 2023 (UTC)
NW5: Havercroft
Ackland Mall (NE) (safe)
(33,44) Wager4Caiger (talk) 13:09, 18 February 2024 (UTC)
NE1: Heytown
The Self Hotel (unknown)
(76,34) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 15:56, 13 June 2023 (UTC)
SE4: Hollomstown
The Roddoway Building (safe)
(64,94) Findabear (talk) 11:05, 27 September 2023 (UTC)
SE3: Houldenbank
The Meacham Motel (unknown)
(94,65) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 17:08, 28 June 2023 (UTC)
NE1: Huntley Heights
The Amos Building (unknown)
(65,24) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 18:00, 28 June 2023 (UTC)
NW2: Jensentown
The MacVicar Building (unknown)
(14,7) Zashiya (talk) 17:22, 13 June 2023 (UTC)
NW2: Judgewood
The MacCarthy Building (safe)
(13,14) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 03:28, 7 January 2023 (UTC)
SE4: Kempsterbank
McNeil Towers (safe)
(53,73) Mike411 (talk) 01:29, 17 June 2021 (UTC)
NW5: Ketchelbank
Factory 43,35 (safe)
(43,35) AndyMatthews (talk) 23:13, 12 January 2022 (UTC)
SW5: Kinch Heights
The Eden Museum (safe)
(43,86) Mafiamanz (talk) 08:06, 1 May 2020 (UTC)
NE2: Lamport Hills
The Braddick Building (unknown)
(55,4) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 20:22, 30 June 2023 (UTC)
SW2: Lerwill Heights
The Hayler Building (unknown)
(25,56) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 20:35, 31 July 2023 (UTC)
SW1: Lockettside
Lindsey Towers (safe)
(25,84) Esoldier (talk) 22:33, 17 June 2023 (UTC)
NW5: Lukinswood
The Shortman Building (safe)
(26,45) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 10:37, 5 February 2023 (UTC)
NE2: Millen Hills
Smith Towers (unknown)
(55,16) BoogieDinosaur (talk) 16:18, 15 August 2023 (UTC)
SE5: Miltown
Factory 94,95 (safe)
(94,95) Kajetan563 (talk) 11:28, 22 February 2024 (UTC)
SW3: Mockridge Heights
Strutt Towers (safe)
(43,65) MR2Di4 (talk) 20:14, 6 August 2022 (UTC)
NW4: Molebank
Factory 13,46 (safe)
(13,46) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 09:53, 27 August 2023 (UTC)
SW1: Mornington
Millington Towers (safe)
(15,63) MR2Di4 (talk) 17:01, 7 October 2022 (UTC)
SW4: New Arkham
The Parr Building (safe)
(4,95) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 05:58, 17 November 2023 (UTC)
SW4: Nixbank
Club Staley (safe)
(4,74) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 05:26, 22 November 2022 (UTC)
SW1: North Blythville
Gatford Towers (safe)
(23,64) --Dr Mycroft Chris (talk) 20:39, 14 April 2021 (UTC)
SW4: Old Arkham
The Flambert Motel (safe)
(16,95) MR2Di4 (talk) 18:30, 17 July 2022 (UTC)
SE1: Osmondville
Doveton Towers (safe)
(86,73) EthrDemon (talk) 01:04, 27 January 2020 (UTC)
NW4: Owsleybank
Dobin Auto Repair (safe)
(3,44) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 04:06, 1 September 2023 (UTC)
NE1: Pashenton
The Carew Museum (safe)
(74,13) --Thisisbright (talk) 12:55, 29 June 2021 (UTC)
NE5: Paynerton
The Smither Building (safe)
(25,84) Zashiya (talk) 17:36, 23 May 2023 (UTC)
NW4: Peddlesden Village
Houghton Towers (ruined)
(4,24) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 02:12, 21 September 2023 (UTC)
SE3: Pegton
The Bennett Building (safe)
(85,54) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 06:15, 20 November 2022 (UTC)
SE5: Pennville
St. Gall's Church (safe)
(85,85) EthrDemon (talk) 21:56, 7 April 2020 (UTC)
SE3: Penny Heights
The Tomkyns Building (safe)
(94,74) Soccerfan667 (talk) 07:00, 28 October 2021 (UTC)
NE5: Peppardville
Stirling Towers (safe)
(74,44) AntjieSomers (talk) 06:55, 13 January 2021 (UTC)
NE3: Pescodside
The Farbrother Building (safe)
(93,13) AndyMatthews (talk) 13:31, 11 February 2022 (UTC)
NE4: Pimbank
The Brittan Building (safe)
(63,44) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 10:58, 9 February 2023 (UTC)
NE5: Pitneybank
Howland Street School (ruined)
(86,46) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 05:16, 4 July 2023 (UTC)
NW2: Quarlesbank
The Elson Building (safe)
(25,3) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 08:47, 19 November 2022 (UTC)
NE2: Raines Hills
St. Romuald's Church (safe)
(65,15) Esoldier (talk) 23:20, 11 June 2023 (UTC)
NE4: Randallbank
Woolsett Way Railway Station (safe)
(63,36) Yo Ris (talk) 12:39, 24 June 2020 (UTC)
SW2: Reganbank
The Lantrowe Building (safe)
(15,55) MR2Di4 (talk) 18:08, 7 September 2022 (UTC)
NE3: Rhodenbank
The Anstruther Building (safe)
(85,6) WolfgangSho (talk) 08:02, 20 October 2023 (UTC)
NW5: Richmond Hills
Club Beastall (safe)
(33,33) Ziberian (talk) 01:03, 24 October 2022 (UTC)
NE4: Ridleybank
Warehouse 54,44 (safe)
(54,44) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 10:35, 6 February 2023 (UTC)
NE4: Roachtown
St. Dymphna's Church (safe)
(55,35) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 02:44, 1 December 2022 (UTC)
SE2: Roftwood
The Summer Building (safe)
(64,55) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 09:28, 27 June 2023 (UTC)
NE3: Rolt Heights
Mare Towers (safe)
(85,15) AndyMatthews (talk) 13:24, 6 February 2022 (UTC)
NW2: Roywood
Garson Towers (safe)
(4,14) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 20:15, 15 April 2023 (UTC)
SW4: Ruddlebank
The Furzer Building (safe)
(16,84) Fruy'54 (talk) 10:10, 11 July 2022 (UTC)
NE1: Santlerville
Heckworthy Towers (safe)
(77,25) MR2Di4 (talk) 07:46, 21 July 2022 (UTC)
SE1: Scarletwood
The Bentley Hotel (safe)
(74,85) Danger Updater MDUDC 15:21, 31 March 2020 (UTC)
SE2: Shackleville
Grey Library (safe)
(55,63) AntjieSomers (talk) 19:01, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
NE4: Shearbank
Keedwell Plaza School (safe)
(56,24)  •Dmulya•  •[talk]•  04:16, 17 September 2020 (UTC)
SW3: Shore Hills
The Barwood Building (safe)
(35,54) MR2Di4 (talk) 22:08, 15 December 2022 (UTC)
NW3: Shuttlebank
The Buckrell Building (safe)
(35,16) AndyMatthews (talk) 00:09, 15 January 2022 (UTC)
SW1: South Blythville
Isgar Towers (under attack)
(26,75) MR2Di4 (talk) 17:50, 26 July 2022 (UTC)
SW5: Spicer Hills
The Waters Building (safe)
(25,95) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 05:43, 21 December 2022 (UTC)
NE5: Spracklingbank
The Dobson Motel (safe)
(86,34) --Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 10:13, 26 June 2023 (UTC)
SE2: Stanbury Village
The Sertin Building (safe)
(55,56) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 14:04, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
NE5: Starlingtown
Veazey Towers (safe)
(95,46) --Andrew McIntosh (talk) 03:30, 28 May 2020
SW3: Tapton
The Crang Building (safe)
(43,75) MR2Di4 (talk) 21:32, 8 November 2022 (UTC)
SE2: Tollyton
The Sherren Building (safe)
(64,65) Soccerfan667 (talk) 13:16, 16 August 2021 (UTC)
SE3: Vinetown
Bubcar Towers (safe)
(83,64) --Sister Katie (talk) 19:36, 10 March 2020 (UTC)
NW4: West Becktown
The Gotch Museum (safe)
(14,35) Mallrat The Spanish Inquisition TSI The Kilt Store TKS Clubbed to Death CTD 02:06, 1 February 2023 (UTC)
NW3: West Boundwood
The Lapley Building (safe)
(35,6) Liam McFlear (talk) 22:18, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
SE4: West Grayside
Statham Auto Repair (safe)
(54,85) Danger Updater MDUDC 00:34, 31 January 2021 (UTC)
SE5: Whittenside
The Sherwel Building (safe)
(84,94) Kajetan563 (talk) 18:02, 18 February 2024 (UTC)
SW5: Williamsville
The Clayton Building (safe)
(35,93) TwelveBaud (talk) 21:43, 18 April 2021 (UTC)
SE1: Wray Heights
Silvey Towers (safe)
(63,75) AndyMatthews (talk) 01:37, 8 January 2022 (UTC)
SE4: Wyke Hills
Hitchens Towers (safe)
(55,93) Danger Updater MDUDC 23:40, 29 January 2021 (UTC)
SW1: Wykewood
The Skilliter Motel (safe)
(14,75) MR2Di4 (talk) 04:56, 21 July 2022 (UTC)
NW3: Yagoton
Workman Towers (safe)
(46,13) AndyMatthews (talk) 01:42, 20 January 2022 (UTC)

Multiple Towers

Some suburbs have more than one tower. It is believed that only one tower actually provides network coverage to the suburb, and the other will not, even if powered.

Danversbank has a mast in the Barrow Building and a phantom mast in the Poulet Museum.

Paynterton has a mast in the Smither Building and a phantom mast in the Denning Museum.

Lukinswood has a mast in the Shortman Building and a phantom mast in the Galavin Museum.

Reganbank has a mast in the Lantrowe Building and a phantom mast in the William Museum.

Jensentown has a mast in the MacVicar Building and a phantom mast in the Borland Museum.

Spracklingbank has a mast in the Dobson Motel and a phantom mast in the Mickelson Museum.

Update this section if you find the true/phantom mast situation is reversed, or find another phantom mast.

Mobile Network Maintenance Teams

Want to maintain phone masts across Malton or just the one in your suburb? Add your group to the list! Include a timestamp so everyone will know if it's up to date. You may copy your entry from previous year to current year if still doing active work on masts.

Maintenance Teams Archive

2014

MalTel Is back in action! Benaldo138 04:25, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

2013

The Church of Static is protecting as many masts as they can. 21.44, 21 January 2013

Mobile Network Destruction Teams

Want to destroy phone masts across Malton or just the one in your suburb? Add your group to the list! Include a timestamp so everyone will know if it's up to date. You may copy your entry from previous year to current year if still doing active work on masts.

2020

  • Dead Air, at least one old member back from the dead to smash phone masts across Malton. Salbek (talk) 04:33, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

2011

  • Dead Air is having a resurgence of activity as old alleged member(s) return to systematically bring blissful silence to the skies. - JushhhuGKH 03:11, 19 January 2011 (UTC)

2010

  • Dead Air is working to maintain a level of silence across Malton. 18:52, 3 January 2010 (UTC)

2008

  • The Jenova's Witnesses are dedicated to destroying mobile phone masts in an aid to complete their mission.
  • Permazombie is dedicated to perpetually keeping the Judgewood mast offline. Asheets 16:00, 10 July 2008 (BST)

2007

  • the soft parade has taken up a vendetta against telephone masts everywhere, following the theft of the soft parade's radio frequency at 26.54 by the Mobile Phone Mast Status Report team.



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