[maemo-users] "airplane mode" for traveling

From: James Knott james.knott at rogers.com
Date: Fri Dec 14 01:13:55 EET 2007
Jonathan Jesse wrote:
> Just started traveling with my Nokia N800 a lot and have a question as
> it regards to flying or airplane mode.  I noticed that when I activate
> "offline mode," bluetooth is deactivated as well, which means I can't
> use the bluetooth keyboard.  Anyways the question is, as long as I am
> not connected to a wireless network, or actively searching for a
> wireless connection am I in compliance with the whole no transmit
> rules that airlines require or do I have to switch to "offline mode?" 
> I assume there are no problems using bluetooth while on an airline?

Well, Bluetooth uses the same spectrum as 802.11 B & G WiFi, but at
lower power levels.  I have no idea about airline rules on that. 
However, the pilot always has the final word.  If he says no, it means
NO!  I've been on flights where some things are allowed and some where not.
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