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Looking for satellite phone and options

Old 10-13-2014, 06:29 AM
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Post Looking for satellite phone and options

I just purchased a 35' center console and would like to add a satellite phone option. After looking at Intellian and TracPhone, i am really not sure where to start.

I would like to use my iPhone so Wifi makes sense. The ability to use an iPad or computer would be nice also. With that said, I dont believe i will ever need a range of +100 miles off shore. I may add TV down the road.

I looked at the FB250 and FB500 from Intellian and the only noteable difference is size and speed? What should i do? What should i look for?

Old 10-13-2014, 05:14 PM
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Globalstar SatFi, about $1000

With Sat-Fi, use your smartphone or other Wi-Fi enabled devices to send and receive calls, email and SMS text messages over the newest, most modern satellite network. Whether on land or at sea, up to 8 Sat-Fi users will be able to maintain reliable connectivity when beyond cellular with one Sat-Fi device. Experience the industry’s best voice quality and the fastest data speeds, all at an affordable price.
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There is an excellent thread in history on tht on this issue.
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I can't speak to portable devices but we do have a KVH FB250 system, used, we'll be listing for sale soon if interested shoot me a pm. In excellent tested condition.
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I also have this available.

Thrane and Thrane Sailor 150 Sat Phone and Data.
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