[time-nuts] Some More questions
cfharris at erols.com
Thu Jan 19 16:03:07 EST 2006
Neon John wrote:
> That thing stayed up there about a year until one day when the news
> chopper's live cam didn't have any blood'n'gore to broadcast. He flew
> around the tower zoomed in on the "handi-talkie" for a few minutes.
> The station manager had a cow. He vaguely knew that one of his
> engineers was involved with amateur radio and was using the tower. He
> apparently didn't realize it involved a refrigerator. He didn't give
> us time to get it down properly so we went up one blustery winter day,
> cut the fridge up with a demolition saw and pushed it over the side.
I guess that was just a little too redneck for his taste. It isn't
like anyone could see it. It probably brought back the embarrassment
the station manager used to feel as a kid when his dad kept major
appliances in the front yard, or rotated the tires on the house.
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