Then how do you know it's a web of BS if your not in it? I have been in it
17+ years. It's over $10 an hour I assure you and not all locals.
Gravatech training is 4 digits per person. You saw once again what the
media wanted you to see.
73 Dave n4zkf
AR-Cluster node: 145.05 Mhz. or telnet://dxc.n4zkf.com:23
CC-Cluster node: 145.07 Mhz. or telnet://ccc.n4zkf.com:7373
Packet BBS: 145.05 Mhz.-14.098 Mhz. or telnet://bbs.n4zkf.com:6300
BPQ Node: 145.05 Mhz.-14.098 Mhz. (n4zkf-5)
SEDAN Node: 145.770 Mhz. (n4zkf-7)
N4ZKF/R 147.375 Mhz. Tone 103.5
On 5/24/12 1:14 PM, "W1JCW" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>What a web of BS from the carriers about this. Everything is hurry up
>based on unreasonable time tables at others expense.
>That's one business I wouldn't get into, not enough $$ to go around with
>the guys doing the work and taking the risk.
>The carriers make a fortune because people want a smart phone. The hard
>working guys are on the wrong end of the food chain.
>I was shocked myself that some get as little as $10 per hour !
>From: Jim Brown
>Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2012 11:39 AM
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Cell Tower Broadcast
>The Front Line piece on the epidemic of deaths by cell tower workers
>aired on our local station last night. It was quite well done, and a
>devastating criticism of the cell phone companies, the middle-men
>contractors they hire to build out their systems, the sub-contractors
>hired by those middlemen, and even OSHA, which has the responsibility
>for workplace safety. Would you believe that the guys doing this
>dangerous work are out of work locals getting paid $10/hour, with
>virtually no training, no supervision, and time pressures that make safe
>climbing nearly impossible? With this sort of work environment, no
>tower-climbing professional is going to go near this work.
>73, Jim K9YC
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