In the course of flying you'd probably be OK listening to airband. If you were sat on your hotel balcony listening then you'd fall foul of the law.t_pasha said:What about air frequencies? If u have a Restricted Aeronautical Licence from Canada?
I use a handheld Vertex VXA-700.
Just trying to find out if the scanner itself is outright prohibited or is reception alone prohibited.n4voxgill said:in a foreign country it is dangerous to play games with definitions. They will lock you up and throw away the key.
Fo rfuture trips that would make sense but I am headed home tomorrow after a long week of work here. Only night I got to go for a tour of Paris was last night and thunderstorms rolled through.n4voxgill said:I would ask for a written reply from the French Embassy in Washington or expect the scanner to be confiscated by customs. If you have a letter from the embassy that states you can have a receiver but not use it on prohibitive frequencies that would give you something to help get through customs.
Did you intercept?newbie said:Fo rfuture trips that would make sense but I am headed home tomorrow after a long week of work here. Only night I got to go for a tour of Paris was last night and thunderstorms rolled through.
Been a good trip though.
I must say what a pain in the arse it is to type on a French keyboard! All those years of typing must be thrown away