Yes, David Fridley KG4FZR, was a professional tower climber who owned a
commercial tower company
headquartered in Athens,Tn. It is believed that David died of a heart attack
while descending the
access ladder on one of his towers. He fell about 20 feet.
73, Ted W4NZ
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Sent: Friday, September 07, 2007 4:40 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Fwd: Re: 90 ft. rohn 25 stupidity!!! - clarification
> Hasn't been able to find a tower climber... and
> the "professional" company that installed it is now out of business.
> not because the guy who ran it managed to get himself killed in a stupid
Oops. It's come to my attention that someone might have thought I was
referring to David Fridley, who was killed in a (not stupid) tower accident in
Tennessee a couple of years ago in the below post. I was definitely NOT doing
My comment "Hopefully not because the guy who ran it managed to get himself
killed in a stupid tower accident..." was pejorative to illustrate that anyone
dumb enough to be fresstanding Rohn 25 tower like that as a professional tower
installer is lucky to still be alive. It was NOT David Fridley!
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