[TowerTalk] Hazer cable failure
Sat, 07 Feb 1998 10:35:11 -0500
OM STAN, MY HAZER HAS A SAFETY CATCH THAT IT RESTS ON TO PREVENT SUCH SHOULD
THE CABLE BREAK. I DID HAVE MY SLACK COAX AT TOP ALMOST LOOP OVER THE TOWER,
WHICH WUD HAVE PREVENTED LOWERING. SOMEONE USED TO MAKE AN ACCY. ARM TO HOLD
ROTATING COAX LOOP OUT TO ONE SIDE, TO PREVENT SUCH.
73, DOUG - NX4D
Stan Griffiths wrote:
> A couple of recent posts caused me to have an aweful nightmare. I
> envisioned myself halfway up a tower with a Hazer on it at the top. Rotator
> failure prevented rotating the beam so the Hazer could be lowered.
> Suddenly, the Hazer cable lets go . . .
> So far, I haven't heard of this happening, but the thought of it is enough
> to keep me off a tower with a Hazer on it that is cranked up.
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