Monday, July 24, 2017

Ham Radio Tower Climbing Safety. Post #1199

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During my career in commercial broadcasting, I've climbed enough towers to last a lifetime. The fact that I'm still alive to discuss such things is a tribute to my training, the use of certified safety equipment, pre-planning, and plenty of help on the ground.

In this video from Valerie Hotzfeld, we learn how to climb ham radio towers safely. The emphasis of this video is on planning, safety equipment, and adequate ground support.  Don't take shortcuts when you climb towers.  Just take your time and work slowly.

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