I think my dad had it almost that good. Mom drew the line at bringing him his meals, but she put up with a lot of ham radio stuff. When Dad wasn't working, he was either home working on a project or on the air. He was good at all kinds of projects, but most of them were radio related in one way or another. He had a separate building for his ham shack, separated from the house by a short staircase and a walkway.
If you weren't around in the 50's you don't understand how different it was for women then. Even women my age have a hard time understanding that. I don't believe my daughter will be waiting on any sultans in the near future.
My wife is awfully nice to me sometimes, though she has learned that contest weekends are a good time to go out of town to visit kids.
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