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[aprssig] TSA regs on GPS?

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Mon Jan 7 03:46:00 UTC 2008


I think Hollywood is largely to blame for the fear of electronics - 
timers and detonators in the movies ALWAYS have blinking lights and lots 
of colored wires.  People seem to forget that it's the EXPLOSIVES that 
are dangerous.

Scott
N1VG

Steve Noskowicz wrote:
> 
> Alan,
>   Admitedly anecdotal, but I've taken one on ~3-4 flights over the last 6 years
> w/ no problems.  Also HT & misc. wall warts, adapters and cables, some
> home-brew.  But no home-brew battery chargers. (:-)  
> 
>    Then there was that young gal about a year ago with the white, solder-less
> breadboard with flashing LEDs in plain view who got national attention.  Part
> of security is what I'll call "the specticle".  Need I say more.  ...
>    So, your mileage may vary.
> 
>    I personally think the supervisor for the screeners & security should be an
> EE.
> 73
> 
> 
> --- "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> [snip] I
>> checked the TSA and AA web site, but could not find anything [snip]
>> concerning transporting a GPS and bean bag mount in carry on bags.
>> Any experience, or definitive reference?
>> 
>> Alan
>> WA4SCA
> 





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