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Re: Airline Carryon

Patrick Green wrote:

>Hi All,
>  I had a flight attendant actually tell me that operating my GPS
>would interfere with the plane's instuments! 
I've always been told by cabin staff that it's OK to use a GPS

> I find that it's better
>to take the battery off of the radio prior to the check points. 
>Keeping things seperate makes it easier for them to see the stuff with
>their Xrays.
X-rays are not relevent. They want the batteries left in so that you can 
demonstrate it switched on.... to prove that it's not going to explode.

>73 de Pat -- KA9SCF.
Nigel A. Gunn. 59 Beadlemead, Milton Keynes, MK6 4HF, England. 
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