Any trained tower climber will be very concerned about the lack of safe tower
climbing practices evident in your photographs.
Here's an excellent reference for safe tower climbing practices:
A quick review of the manual will uncover multiple unsafe practices evident in
your photographs, including (at least): unsafe climbing surface, unsafe
anchorage and unsafe clothing.
These disturbing photos should be a call to all of us to better understand and
practice safe climbing.
---- Original message ----
>Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2007 14:27:46 -0600
>From: K4RO Kirk Pickering <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [TowerTalk] (no subject)
>To: Mark Beckwith <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] KLM 4-element 40 question
>Here are some photos of how K4JNY does it at 120 feet.
>Yes, Jeff has no fear. I don't think I could do it.
>Thanks to W4NZ for taking the photos.
>On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 10:31:24AM -0600, Mark Beckwith wrote:
>> I know the answer to this question is lurking here someplace. I need to
>> repair a guy's KLM 4-40 feedpoint. Can you reach all of that from the
>> tower/mast or am I going to have to be prepared to take the antenna down?
>> It's been over 10 years since I saw one of these up-close and I forget the
>> answer :)
>> Mark, N5OT
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