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From: (Michael Rauh)
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 14:53:37 -0400
This is from yesterday's ARRL Letter.  I appreciate all those who have 
posted on tower safety - the importance of this topic can't be 
overemphasized, in my book.  - Mike Rauh, NV7X


* Tower fall claims the life of Texas amateur: A fall from an Amateur Radio 
tower July 8 claimed the life of ARRL member Bob Smart, W5TBV, of 
Georgetown, Texas. Smart reportedly fell from his 75-foot tower while 
adjusting his beam antenna. His wife, Ellice, N5RRO, who had been assisting 
him from inside the house, came outside to find him on the ground. His 
climbing belt reportedly was not attached to the tower.--thanks to Phil 
Duff, NA4M

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