w3hwn at comcast.net
Wed Apr 26 15:49:00 CDT 2006
At 02:37 PM 4/26/2006, you wrote:
>Problem is, ... I think nowadays you'd be visited by the FAA, and quite a lot
>of other organisations with TLAs, (Three Letter Acronyms: You know what I
>mean...) if you started intentionally or accidentally shining green lasers
>into the cockpits of the ISS or any other aircraft/spacecraft!
Your thinking is correct. There was recently a newspaper article
who got busted for shining a green laser into the cockpit of a
It was done during landing, when the perp had a clear shot into that
there might be some unhappiness if green lights pointed at aircraft
at any altitude.
Whether a handheld laser would reach the altitude of the ISS, or
whether the TLAs
would have an interest, I is still open to question. Anybody have an idea?
Richard Barth *** W3HWN at ARRL.NET *** Silver Spring, MD
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