Female Ham Needing Safe Shelter

Discussion in 'On the Road' started by KD0ETX, Aug 16, 2015.

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  1. AE7QT

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    Hey! Don't forget 146.520 FM simplex. Lots of people out there hang out on this freq too. As an OTR truck driver, this is where you will find me anywhere from coast to coast. ae7qt/m
    Have fun on your trip, I see lots of things along my routes, but I don't have to worry about where to sleep every night, I have a bed 2 feet behind my seat. 73!
     
  2. N4STG

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    You went to Anniston and didn't buy a Garand?
     
  3. K0PB

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    We did something like that 30+ years ago and ended up in Portland... check it out first
     
  4. NE4Y

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    SOOOOO. Its Spring 2017... Where are you today?
     
  5. NC5P

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    Being an EE I have some experience with moving frequently and trying to save money. I use Air BnB for stays from 2 nights to a couple of weeks. They don't usually accept one night stays but that's up to the host. Usually a lot cheaper than hotels and nice people. For longer stays I put an ad in Craigs List but you have to be very careful with that. Went to interview them and got the creeps more than once. They will check you out, too of course. I have generally rented rooms from older ladies and that's worked. One had her dogs sniff me and used their judgement. She had rented rooms many times and the dogs never let her down. Dogs hate evil people! I once rented a room from a retired lawyer and he was good. Most times the hosts had dogs and/or cats so it pays to be an animal lover. Several times I was dropped off by my wife in the car with the bicycle strapped on the back and used that to get to work and around. It is quite miserable when it rains or snows but sometimes that's all I could afford on my engineering pay after long periods of unemployment. My bicycle has gotten me through several years of a very thin wallet. I am bracing for those days again this coming summer if nothing opens up in Texas. I will depart my wife's side and go it alone to somewhere to keep a roof over our heads. Usually try to get home once every couple of months but that depends on how far I have to go.
     
  6. W7EDC

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    whats wrong with Portland?
     
  7. KD4MOJ

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    She is with Waldo... who isn't a ham (that I know of). :D

    ...DOUG
    KD4MOJ
     
  8. KK7EL

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    You can't say that yet. I hope.
     
  9. W7UUU

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    Huh? My statement was "I've lived in the area my whole life and know the region"

    Why can't I say that "yet"? I'm 55 and never lived in another city (except for a year in Aberdeen). I live 2 miles from the house I grew up in.... Will I know this region when I'm 60? 70? 100? :)

    I'm wondering if you perhaps quoted a different post maybe? Or are you saying I don't know the greater Tacoma area?

    What are you saying? :)

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
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  10. WR2E

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    Dave, you haven't lived there your WHOLE life.... yet!

    Hopefully you've got a long way to go!
     

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