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Old 08-03-2012, 08:36 AM   #77
n16ht5 OP
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Originally Posted by McRuss View Post
Nice RR. I've been to AK twice but never D2D so am planning a trip there in 2013 on my Wee. Two quick questions though: one, did you use the 2m/70cm radio? I carried a 2m with me on one of my trips, never could find anyone on any of the repeaters, used it for weather only. And two: $1200 each for the ferry?? I took it from Skagway to Bellingham in 1994 and I know it has gone up but $1200? I just checked and found from Haines to Prince Rupert for $345 (counting my 65+ discount.) Think that's the way I'll come back.

PS, I was 50 when I made my first AK MC ride, just twice your age. I applaud you for doing it while you were young AND taking your wife along. Super photos too, I might have to invest in a digitial SLR!
Thanks.. I used the Yaesu for weather, otherwise I didn't bother to check any repeaters. The ferry was $1200 for the two of us, Bellingham to Haines. It was worth it to see all the great coastline.
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