Back a few years ago my Bencher Paddle ( Black, not chrome for whatever
that is worth)
was scrutinized at two different airports, I assumed that it may have showed up
a"gun" type metal - No swabs done at that time.
I won't take it anymore in carry-on and now may not even bother with
73, Dennis N6KI
At 11:33 PM 8/14/2006, Eric Hilding wrote:
>On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, ah8dx Craig Maxey wrote:
> > I am interested in ops that have tried to put their transceiver in the
> > carry-on luggage in the past few days and what type of hassle you went
> > through. As the CQWW contests approach I am trying to foresee any problems
> > with all of my radio luggage that ravels with me. Mainly interested in my
> > carry-on luggage which almost always has my transceiver in it and a couple
> > of 3-500's.
>FYI, unless I cancel the trip again (for the 3rd time), a pending radio
>trip in early September prompted me to send an email inquiry to the TSA
>regarding my radio "stuff" including carry-on.
>I sent ONE email, and have received FIVE of the following automated "DO NOT
>Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 19:52:44 -0400
>From: "<<TSA-DONOTREPLY>>" <TSA-DONOTREPLY.Tsa-DONOTREPLY@dhs.gov>
>Subject: Your e-mail has been received
>Please do not respond to this automated response.
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>I gave them an email address that would completely bypass all my s p a m
>filters, but I seem to be caught in an autoreply "spam loop" from them.
>If I ever do get a detailed response to my specific inquiry, I'll pass it
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