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TV Tower Safety

OPB | Sept. 22, 2006 10 a.m.

In Christmas Valley, one TV tower engineer demonstrates his dedication to providing a communication link for remote farming communities. A group of workers from Radio Tower Company and Custom Metal Work ascends 900 feet up the OPB tower in Portland for repairs. Adverse weather, radiation exposure and gravity‚Äôs pull, are all potential hazards these brave engineers must safeguard against.

First Broadcast: 2005
Producer: Jim Newman


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