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Time to change a light bulb!

Post by rockmanac » Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:47 pm

Check out this neat video. Tower climber climbing up the inactive KDLT-TV Tower to change the light at the top.

http://www.mediabistro.com/tvspy/someon ... er_b137118
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Post by NECRAT » Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:35 pm

Problem is, that's not KDLT-TV's tower.

KDLT is a UHF, and the antenna is a VHF Batwing antenna.
(Their analog was a TFU style Dielectric antenna. A slot UHF).
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Time to change a light bulb!

Post by rockmanac » Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:28 pm

Oh. I was just going off what it said in the article.

Edit: I bet it was their satellite station KDLV which was on analog 5. (Which is the former KDLT, before it moved into Souix Falls.)

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Post by NECRAT » Wed Jan 07, 2015 10:06 pm

Good call. It is KDLV-TV's tower. Transmitter building and ground surrounding match Google Earth's shots.

http://www.fccinfo.com/MapIt5.php?lat_d ... ton=Map+It

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Post by radiowave911 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:53 pm

I got dizzy just wacthing him do the climb.

No. Freaking Way. Ever.

I have enough trouble going up a ladder to clean the rain gutters on my house!
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Post by Shane » Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:28 pm

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Re: Time to change a light bulb!

Post by KE0MI » Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:05 pm

http://www.tvnewscheck.com/playout/2015 ... -response/ Looks like the tallest nail found the hammer.

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