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From: (Earl Dery)
Date: Wed Feb 12 19:48:34 2003
>"The hardest part of tower work is climbing down."
>  Paul's(W8AEF) statement can't be emphasized enough.
>  A few years back after getting my 132 foot tower up and I was putting on 
> the coax rotor power control etc., I had been on the tower for a while 
> and I was on my way down when at about the 60 foot mark I noticed 
> something that could use an extra wrap of tape. I started to lean back 
> then suddenly realized I didn't have the strap around the tower. 
> Scary!  Ever since then I double check what I am doing particularly when 
> climbing down.
>This is the time to be extra vigilant. Particularly for those of us that 
>climb because we want to have a station a little above the average.
>73 Earl VE7IN

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