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Re: [TowerTalk] 2 HAMS died in Kansas City

To: Gene Smar <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 2 HAMS died in Kansas City
From: "Roger (K8RI)" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 15:07:52 -0400
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Gene Smar wrote:
> TT:
>      In addition to electrocutions associated with towers and antennas, there 
> have been news articles recently about how dangerous the commercial tower 
> industry is becoming.  It has been labeled one of the most dangerous in the 
> world.
>      Most of the tower-related fatalities have been from falls from heights.  
> We Hams are also subject to the same type of lapses of concentration from 
> time to time while we climb our towers.  I agree that safety with antennas, 
> and even towers, ought to be more vigorously stressed by testing and periodic 
> reminders from ARRL.  I'm copying my ARRL SM for his info as well.
Our EC sent out a warning note about this very type of thing Friday.  It 
was based on an two guys setting up a portable repeater on a search and 
rescue mission out West

Roger (K8RI - ARRL Life Member)
N833R (World's oldest Debonair)


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