[TowerTalk] Blocking a Crankup

Bill Coleman aa4lr at arrl.net
Sat Feb 11 10:12:20 EST 2006

On Feb 10, 2006, at 9:12 AM, K6TFZ at aol.com wrote:

> What is the best way to block a crankup before climbing it?
> It would be down and almost nested except for top section
> so that the rotator can be serviced.

The BEST way is to use a ladder or bucket truck, so you don't have to  
climb it at all.

Even blocked, a crankup tower is exceedingly dangerous to climb. Best  
advice is not to climb it at all.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever fly!"
             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901

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