Joe..I vote for #1. Ham radio is a fraternity and there is a
built in trust. I've done this all over the world, even in
countries where I didn't speak the language. See a tower,
knock on the door and introduce myself and find a kindred
spirit...and sometimes a contester I've worked before! Give
it a try. 73, Howard WZ6Z
>I know I wouldn't mind a fellow ham dropping by and ringing my doorbell. I've
>read of this happening before with good results, but I don't think I'm that
>forward. Is this a good idea?
>Vote: 1) Knock on the door as soon as you see the tower!
> 2) Go home and look in the phone book and call the ham.
> 3) Be a wimp and send mail.
> 4) Get a life.
> 5) If you ring my doorbell, I'll set my pack of pit-bulls after you.
>My anticipation is that one of these Extras will say "Joe, dealing with the
>city is a pain, but call XXX, he's the guy who helped me".
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