[TowerTalk] Two Die in Ham Radio Tower Accident!!!
Tue, 21 Mar 2000 19:12:34 -0700
At 01:49 PM 3/21/2000 EST, K7LXC@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 03/21/2000 10:33:45 AM Pacific Standard Time,
>> Buff said the other men were hoisting a section of tower to Smith and
>> English atop the partially assembled tower when a wind gust broke the
>> suspended section, which then caused the tower the men were standing on to
> The ginpole collapsed?
The only way this makes sense to me is that the tower WAS guyed. The
suspended section coming up came loose. This section then fell and broke a
guy wire. The tower folded.
This is the only conclusion I can draw from the feebleness of the news
article. Why else would the falling section make the whole structure
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