On 27 Jun 97, Bill Long <email@example.com> wrote:
> The use of the GH lanyards is obvious when one is working around at the
> tower top, but they are a bit cumbersome to manipulate on the ascent or
> descent. Would someone who knows send me a description of proper tower
> ascent/descent procedure? Does one use the one of the GH lanyards? Two?
> Neither, ascending/descending untethered?
> I'd appreciate any response that can help to keep me safer.
I use an ONV safety belt, and rather than gorilla hooks, got a second
lanyard that I place AROUND the tower (Rohn 45) when climbing and
decending. I feel more comfortable this way, and less
clipping/unclipping than with the hooks.
Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newtown, PA Frankford Radio Club
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