The tower at the Amateur Radio station OH8X is 330 feet high but it’s not just used for transmitting, people jump from it as well.
Radio Arcala, OH8X, is a team of amateur radio operators dedicating their best efforts to novel areas of their avocation. Their home base is located in the middle of nowhere near the Arctic Circle. There you can find a pretty massive antenna array, one of a kind.
Total height 100m (330ft)
Total weight 39,000kg (80,000lbs)
Antennas 1.8MHz 3-el & 3.5MHz 5-el yagis
Boom lengths 71m (215ft) & 60m (200ft)
One midsummer weekend three lucky men received permission to use the antenna tower for something completely different.
Base jumping at Radio Arcala is strictly forbidden without permission.
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