[TowerTalk] fall arrestor

Glenn Thorne gathorne at traer.net
Wed Sep 16 05:45:35 PDT 2009

5-1/2" on my AN Wireless tower

73, Glenn/KD0Q

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Maki" <lists at oakcom.org>
To: "towertalk" <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:40 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] fall arrestor


The standoff brackets on commercial safety line systems generally hold
the wire 4" or 5" from the tower leg.


Steve K8LX

pete sias wrote:
> What are the general thoughts on spacing distance from a tower leg
> for a 3/8" fall arrestor cable ?  I have a triangle tower with angle
> iron legs and climbing pegs. My harness has a D ring at mid chest
> location for the arrestor mechanism. Before I finish making the top
> stand off bracket I thought I would get some advice so as to get it
> right the first time.....
> Tnx, NØOY


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