Any real experiences bring a Uniden scanner on NCL (Sky).

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Well, I got a good deal on the NCL Sky out of Miami going to the Panama Canal. I'm thinking about bring the scanner (Uniden SDS100 and/or BCD436) in my carry on to listen on the ship only.
I am wondering what, if any, experiences people have had on NCL. I know Carnival was not a problem at all, not even a question or "let me see that item".
It's not on the Prohibited Items list:

Then there will be what frequencies to listen to, if anyone has more information than just here

TIA
 

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Attached are the frequencies I dug up for NCL. I will scan them as a conventional frequency and as DMR (color code search).
If anyone has other suggestions do let me know soon. I am headed out tomorrow.
 

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I’m am anchored today with 2 other ships nearby. The Carnival Sunrise and the NCL Prima.
Sunrise has TGs in the 500 series with 502 sounding like tender ops to bridge and 503 for security.
Nothing from the Prima yet.
For the Sky the TGs are in the 3000 series. Only one was in a foreign language, 3005. English on 3002, 3003, and 3008 with the latter being tender ops to bridge.
All hits so far:

467.5375 TG 501 cc 0
457.525 TG 3008 cc 11
457.55 TG 3005 cc 10
457.525 TG 3003 cc 11
457.55 TG 3002 cc 10
457.6 TG 502 cc 1
457.5625 TG 503 cc 2
467.5625 TG 504 cc 2
467.825 TG 502 cc 1
 

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I’m am anchored today with 2 other ships nearby. The Carnival Sunrise and the NCL Prima.
Sunrise has TGs in the 500 series with 502 sounding like tender ops to bridge and 503 for security.
Nothing from the Prima yet.
For the Sky the TGs are in the 3000 series. Only one was in a foreign language, 3005. English on 3002, 3003, and 3008 with the latter being tender ops to bridge.
All hits so far:

467.5375 TG 501 cc 0
457.525 TG 3008 cc 11
457.55 TG 3005 cc 10
457.525 TG 3003 cc 11
457.55 TG 3002 cc 10
457.6 TG 502 cc 1
457.5625 TG 503 cc 2
467.5625 TG 504 cc 2
467.825 TG 502 cc 1
467.8250 is likely the input to 457.6000
 

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Something much easier to use would be a cheap laptop running DSDPlus Fastlane with an Sdr dongle.
 

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I’ll add from todays anchoring in Gatun lake in the Panama Canal that TG 506 is used for anchor watch. Apparently when too much tension is applied in a certain direction the bridge needs to relieve that by applying power in the opposite direction.
 

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This is odd. The person said they were getting on a cruise in February.
But if they did confiscate it, what was the reason?
Do you have an amateur radio license?
Which port were you leaving out of?
Presume they said it will be returned upon disembarkation?
Since many ships/lines ban Amateur Radios - having a license would have ZERO positive impact, especially since you are
now under the jurisdiction of a foreign country, as the ship is registered there.
 
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