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[TowerTalk] Crankup Tower Incident

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Crankup Tower Incident
From: (Peter Larsen)
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 01:05:14 +0100
> Lucky?  You bet!  I should have been fried,  the tower should have
> come down,
> the house should have caught fire.  The warnings you read about
> keeping
> antennas and towers away from power lines are actually there for a
> purpose.
> Proper guy points aren't a bad idea either.

You should ALWAYS!! keep at least 2X your tower height away from
all high voltage lines.
I don't mean to pick on the "N6" but SHEESH!! I do my best to
avoid all contact with the over head lines

DE a Power Lineman.
VE6NAO (soon to be port VY1 :-)

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