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Author Topic: WRKL Antenna Tower Collapsed Today 2/13/17  (Read 790 times)

Offline PirateSWL

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WRKL Antenna Tower Collapsed Today 2/13/17
« on: February 13, 2017, 2225 UTC »
Today we had extremely high winds here in New York. Unfortunately one of WRKL's Antenna Towers collapsed during the storm. The tower had been leaning a little bit for the past several months after one of the guy wires snapped. No one was injured in the collapse. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WRKL & http://wrkl.org/







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Re: WRKL Antenna Tower Collapsed Today 2/13/17
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2017, 1321 UTC »
It looks as if they've let the maintenance go for a long time.  There is a second tower that doesn't look long for this world either.

The station has run ethnic/polish format (I'll spare you the jokes) and in my experience, the ethnic guys usually don't maintain stuff very well.

Sad.

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« Last Edit: February 17, 2017, 1759 UTC by redhat »
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