Its pretty simple here at this QTH. UPS delivers to a pallet mill that is
on the opposite side of the highway any packages that are addressed to me.
Fed Ex puts packages in a waterproof bag and hangs them on a fence post at a
road gate on top of the hill, as they won't drive down a steep hill to
deliver at the house. An inconvenient location, well kind of, but no
neighbors to complain about antennas etc.
73, Jim, wd4air
>From: "Paul - W8KC" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Reply-To: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <email@example.com>
>To: "'Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [TenTec] Orion II and other $$$ deliveries
>Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 14:51:06 -0500
>I gotta grin at the UPS stories regarding the Orion II deliveries.
>Especially when you bring up economics.
>Now, you fellows that can fork out that kind of coin for a hobby obviously
>don't have many money issues. Na Na na na na.... DON'T even THINK of
>hitting the reply button. You don't. Period.
>Still, I don't risk things costing a quarter of your beautiful, new, Orion
>II being sent to my house. I don't exactly live in the ghetto, but why
>the poor delivery guy two more chances to drop it?
>Unless you are many miles away from a UPS/FedEx delivery center, you might
>try my approach. I always have expensive items held for me to pick up in
>person. Our delivery center is not too far out of my way on the drive
>plus I get the thing a whole day earlier in MANY cases, and the same day at
>the worse. No yellow stickies on the door saying they will try again
>tomorrow. No running out of time on busy days. No frantic pacing in the
>73! =paul= W8KC -- Collector of Ten*Tecs and other fine plastics.
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