[amsat-bb] Ham Radios on Princess Cruises

Jeff Moore tnetcenter at gmail.com
Mon May 29 01:40:41 UTC 2017

Cancel your cruise and be very specific as to why you are doing so and then
book on a line that WILL let you bring your radios!!  Hams deserve better
treatment than this!

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Jeff Moore  --  KE7ACY

On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 5:05 PM, Lee Maisel <maisel at lobo.net> wrote:

> Post this to QRZ Forums.   Perhaps enough pressure on Princess will get
> policies fixed.
> On 5/24/2017 4:46 PM, Jerry Buxton wrote:
>> This is a very interesting item.  Being a multi-time Princess cruiser, I
>> have requested, received permission for, and taken ham radios on a dozen
>> cruises over almost two decades.  Today, in following up on my
>> unanswered request for our upcoming cruise, I was informed through our
>> Princess travel agent that the department which handles the amateur
>> radio requests says that there will be no more permissions given as ham
>> radios have been added to the prohibited items list by Princess
>> Security.  Interestingly, FRS is not on that same list.
>> We had a bit of a discussion about it but of course the agent is not in
>> any position to do more than handling the request to the person in
>> charge of that, so there won't be any VP9/N0JY/MM on this cruise.  To
>> make it worse, that would also prohibit even taking the HTs along for
>> use on land as we tour the British Isles.  I am totally bummed.
>> Does anybody on this list work for Princess Cruises, maybe have some
>> thoughts on this?    :-)
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