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Traveling Internationally with Amateur Radio

Discussion in 'General Ham Radio Discussion' started by BenMara, Nov 12, 2018.

  1. BenMara

    BenMara W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I plan to travel internationally with my KX3, KXPA100, power supply and associated bits. Does anyone have any advice/suggestions for traveling with said items?

    Plan to be working in Kuwait for couple months, would love to carry my amateur radio equipment with me.

    Tkx
    Ben


     
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  2. firerunner

    firerunner Active Member

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    I have traveled with my FT857D, Tokyo Hi-power amp and a tuner and also with my KX2 and have been questioned only a couple times. I do carry on and if you have a lithium battery it has to go carry on and can't be bigger than 8AH. The time I got questioned was with the 857,amp, wire antennas and tuner the guy just asked what it was and said have a good day. Carry a copy of your license just in case also. Your KX3 and amp won't take up much space along with a wire antenna or what ever antenna you have. Have fun and not sure what you have to do as far as the rules where you are going.
    Chuck KK6USY
     
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    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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  5. Tallman

    Tallman W9WDX Amateur Radio Member, KW4YJ EXTRA class

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    Kuwait is listed but you need to check if your privileges are the same. Frequencies and power limitations could be different.
     
  6. BenMara

    BenMara W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    What are some precautions i can take, so my equipment does NOT get confiscated?

    I plan to carry on my MacBookPro 13", CPAP machine and masks, KX3, KXPA100, and PowerWerx supply.
     

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