[amsat-bb] Re: Ham Radios on Cruises

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Tue Mar 1 10:13:21 PST 2011

On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 09:21 -0800, Clint Bradford wrote:
> >> 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?
> Not really. The cruise line I used prohibits it - on their Web site.
> But our group asked and was allowed free reign with our gear.
> So a Web page citing that Holland America prohibits anything is irrelevant. 
> The best advice, IMHO, is to ask your travel agent for assistance with
> any "extraordinary" requests.
> Clint, K6LCS

It's pretty straightforward.  A cruise is an expensive thing.  If I'm
spending my money on a cruise and I want to use my amateur radio
equipment on board, then they can either let me and take my money, or
not let me and I'll take my money to the guy down the road.

This is called Free Market Economics, and sometimes it kind of half

Gordon MM0YEQ

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