[amsat-bb] Re: Ham Radios on Cruises
bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Mar 1 09:14:09 PST 2011
Can we nail down all the cruise ships that prohibit it and those that allow
it into a single document. Then provide a link to it on the AMSAT web page?
This topic comes up over and over, and someday when I retire, I too am going
to want to go on cruise, AND take ham radio along, and so I too will be
asking this question.
So this is a good INFO topic that we need to collectively nail down, and
then get it permanently posted on the AMSAT web page...
Then we can UPDATE it as new info comes in (everyone write their cruise ship
and indicate you're not taking their cruise if you cannot bring your
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Bryan Green
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 1:50 AM
To: Clint Bradford
Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Ham Radios on Cruises
Thanks, Clint -- I noticed that the same cruise line allows walkie-talkies
up to 5 watts. That sounds like an HT to me, but we'll see.
<http://tinyurl.com/rccl-ht>Your cruise photos looked great! Makes me miss
Alaska even more...
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Clint Bradford
<clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>wrote:
> Yes, your cruise line (and others) specifically prohibits ham gear ...
> Personally, my wife and I found it difficult to find much spare time on
> week-long cruise from Vancouver to Alaska ... Maybe because it was our
> cruise ... I imagined relaxing and reclining on deck in a chaise lounge,
> reading ... that NEVER happened ... (grin)
> I would approach your travel agent. He/she know the right people to
> for such requests. Ours got some "magic" done for us, and we were very
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS
> Cruise pics - http://tinyurl.com/k6lcs-cruise
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