[amsat-bb] Carnival Cruise Line

John Toscano tosca005 at umn.edu
Sun Jul 9 18:55:07 UTC 2017

I see that they also ban laser pointers. I guess that they are afraid
someone is going to blind the ship's captain or navigator while they are
trying to steer the ship into port. So, I guess no Power Point
presentations need be attempted in the future...

I look forward to their answer about the contradictory statements about ham
radio equipment on board.

John P. Toscano, W0JT/5

On Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 10:27 AM, Ed Cunningham <edc2491 at cox.net> wrote:

> Hi All,
> My wife and I are planning a cruise to the Caribbean this winter.  I was
> looking at Carnival since some of you have posted about using radios for
> satellite contacts while on board.  As I was reading the "Carnival
> Corporation Prohibited Items
> <https://help.carnival.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4090> " list I found
> this
> line; "Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB), ham radios,
> satellite phones, transformers, lasers and laser pointers".  With all the
> heightened security these days I figured they had decided to add ham gear
> to
> their list.  As I was reading the "Exemptions and Other Considerations
> <https://help.carnival.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2261> " list I came
> across this line "Ham Radios/Amateur Radio Equipment: Permitted to be used
> on board".   At the bottom of the page was "Was this answer helpful
> Yes/NO",
> I clicked on "No" and a box popped up asking for an explanation. I pointed
> out what I found and asked which line is correct.  I will post their answer
> when I get it.
> Ed, N7EC
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