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Old 02-13-2015, 09:04 PM   #41
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Old 02-17-2015, 11:00 AM   #42
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A just published survey at WirelessEstimator.com estimates there are 29,000 tower climbers in the US (interesting read). Longtime 'tower dog' John Hettish says it isn't about the climbing, "Climbing is just transportation to the work site."

If antennas, etc, intrigues you, check John's YouTube channel.

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Yeah, good luck with that climb. I was trying to see what time it was on his watch. Don't know what they get paid but for me it couldn't be enough to do that.
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