December 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

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An Alabama miracle: Two men are alive after a rigging failure collapses the 349-foot tower they were on

A 349-foot guyed tower collapsed Monday in Seale, Alabama while two tower techs were tied off to it at around the 225-foot level.

Miraculously, one man literally walked away bruised and his co-worker was hospitalized with injuries to his leg.

Individuals knowledgeable of the accident are in awe that anyone could have survived the torrent of steel that collapsed in the multi-tenant compound.

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