[amsat-bb] Re: [50mhz] Radios in carry on luggage

doc@kd4e.com doc at kd4e.com
Tue Feb 22 12:32:42 PST 2011

I had two HTs, a magnesium case older-model Toughbook, two large
spare batteries, a package of AA alkaline batteries and other
electronics and had no trouble.

However, the process can be highly arbitrary and directives from
Dept. of Homeland Security/TSA can change suddenly, so be prepared
for the unexpected and downright weird ...

> I am planning a couple of grid expeditions that will involve commercial
> flights, and wonder what experiences others have had with taking radios in
> their carry on luggage. Does TSA get very involved in this?  Did you have to
> take it out of the case?  Demonstrate it?  Was it a bunch of hoops to jump
> through, or very smooth sailing?
> 73s John AA5JG


Thanks! & 73, KD4E
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