Re: current x-ray machines, dv tapes, and other digital media

From: john porter (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 18 2006 - 10:54:07 PST

--- Madison Brookshire <email suppressed> wrote:

> print the TSA website page that says what you can
request to have hand checked
> etc. I don't know that I've ever had to show it to
anyone, but it helps to
> have documentation (i.e. their own policies) behind
what you're saying.

Good advice. I had problem recently on a domestic
flight because airport security people's on-ground
policy differed from what I read on airline's website.
I don't know what "TSA" is, but airline's & airport's
policies might be different, and they don't
communicate w/ each other about it.

> what they say to you at the x-ray machine about it
being safe
> up to 800 ASA is only true for still film. All
motion picture film is
> considered "special" under their guidelines and must
be hand searched if you
> request it.

Good to know. Thanks.

John Porter, Toronto, Canada
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