You missed the point.
It is the ballon that snapped the wire somewhere and is now loose
trailing 100' of wire that is the hazard.
Also, when it comes down, that wire can fall across power lines.
73 de Brian/K3KO
> In a message dated 9/2/01 12:14:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> << Guys,
> Be really careful with balloon anythings.
> You might end up snagging an airplane.
> The problem is a balloon/ant configuration that breaks somewhere else
> than right at the balloon. The trailing wire is a menace.
> I understand there are some suggestions on how to fashion a break-away
> attachment at the balloon to solve this problem. I don't have any
> de Brian/K3KO
> K7GCO@aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 9/2/01 9:51:58 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > writes:
> > >>
> Add one of those battery blinking red lights and roll it down when not in
> use. There are non theoretical solutions for all problems. k7gco
List Sponsored by AN Wireless: AN Wireless handles Rohn tower systems,
Trylon Titan towers, coax, hardline and more. Also check out our self
supporting towers up to 96 feet for under $1500!! http://www.anwireless.com
FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/FAQ/towertalk
Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com