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

Carl km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Tue Feb 22 14:02:54 PST 2011

He said radios Dave (-;

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To: "John Geiger" <aa5jg at fidmail.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 3:32 PM
Subject: Re: [50mhz] Radios in carry on luggage

>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
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