Gene Smar wrote:
> 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
> 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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