I note that these pictures, depicting VERY unsafe tower working practices,
are labeled W1AW/4 IARU. I wonder if the ARRL unwittingly assumed some
liability when they allowed its call sign to be associated with this?
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Unsafe Climbing Practices
>Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 14:04:44 -0500 (EST)
>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 <email@example.com>
> >Subject: [TowerTalk] (no subject)
> >To: Mark Beckwith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Cc: email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] KLM 4-element 40 question
> >In-Reply-To: <01b901c730e7$05cd0790$6401a8c0@MARKHOME>
> >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.
> >-Kirk K4RO
> >On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 10:31:24AM -0600, Mark Beckwith wrote:
> >> TT:
> >> 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
> >> Mark, N5OT
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