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Re: [TowerTalk] Breaking all the tower climbing rules at an

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Breaking all the tower climbing rules at an
From: "Roger (K8RI)" <>
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2010 14:56:14 -0500
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On 12/3/2010 10:52 AM, Kenneth Goodwin wrote:
> Near the end of the video when the participant is climbing the pole parallel
> to the antenna, it looked to me as if the climbing pole with the steps had
> big pieces of copper across most but not all of the pipe flange joints.  I
> can appreciate the amount of RF one foot from the antenna would have, but I
> would think the resistivity across the pipe flanges with the four bolts to
> be as good as it gets.  And why not all of the joints?  Was looking at
> something else?   No one I know straps across their tower joints.  I did put
> joint compound on each of the flanges when I erected my tower, but I would
> guess it is long gone by now.  Maybe I just need to be running 50 KW??  Ken
Either in the original video, or associated text it was stated the 
antenna was powered down and an alternate/backup was being used during 
the climb.


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