> While I agree that a properly outfitted harness/fall arrest system is the
way to go, I'd
> that the vast majority of hams use a belt sytem only. This may or may
not make sense if
> you're climbing a tower once in a blue moon.... the risk/reward depends
on the individual
Sure, makes sense. No need to do it as well as the better trained,
better qualifed professionals, seeing as you only do it once a year.
With that kind of logic, why wear a belt at all? Rope! Tie off with
a hunk of clothesline, wrapped around your waist a bunch of times.
Won't slip through that!
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