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Old 12-05-2011, 6:39 AM
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For the first time ever, I was questioned [day 3 of Cruise] by Security about the Radio in my room. Seems my Scanner Antenna [suction cup mount to ceiling] was observed by my Stateroom attendent and security was told.

Explained it was a Scanner [RX only] and had a nice discussion with the Desk Manager and Security Chief about the Amateur Radio topic and explained that the typical portable VHF/UHF will not interfere with the ship channels, yet the FRS/GMRS that they don't question would.

Now to contact RCCL and push the issue.

Originally Posted by mlevinedc View Post
Both RCI and NCL specifically asked if my HT's were Marine transceivers. Both times I responded No and they said good because they would have to hold them IN PORT and not allow them aboard.
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