Changing a bulb at 1,500 feet

changing-a-bulb-at-1500-ftTower climber Kevin Schmidt is captured by Prairie Aerial’s multi-rotor drone ascending the 1,500-foot KDLT TV tower in Salem, South Dakota.

Although the tower wasn’t in active use at the time the video was made, the lightbulb atop it still needed to be changed. It gives you new appreciation for the work these men and women do maintaining these amazing structures.

The video below, which recently surpassed six million views on YouTube, was recently chosen to be featured in the New York City Drone Film Festival being held next month.

Matt Thomas, W1MST, is the managing editor of AmateurRadio.com. Contact him at [email protected].

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