[TowerTalk] HORNETs and T2X

Tom Osborne w7why@mail.coos.or.us
Fri, 20 Jun 1997 04:55:58 +0900

Paul Ash wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I was getting ready to climb my tower today when I noticed 1/2 doz
> large Hornets buzzing  around one of the lower sections. I was feeling
> lucky this morning so I decided to climb anyway. I got abt 30ft off the
> ground when they began to swarm around me. None of them actually stung
> me but they made it plain that my presence was not wanted. I concluded
> that discretion is the better part of valor and made a hasty decent.
> I've been thinking about a easy way to get rid of these uninvited guests
> but hav'nt had any luck. Anyone out there in antenna land have any good
> solutions?????

Hi Paul.  You can get some stuff at K-Mart, or Wal-Mart called "wasp and 
hornet spray".  Comes in a pressurized can and can shoot the spray about 
20 feet.  It works real good.  You can shoot them from a safe distance.


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