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RE: Regarding Iridium

Hi Jon, 

The Inmarsat system barely works at 80 South
I never saw it work beyond that. 
It also comes in a small suitcase that hampers
ease of use.

We had Inmarsat with us, but even when it
would work the Iridium phone was used instead.


 >Yes, it's sad that the remote areas being served by Iridium won't be.  But
 >you can't build a commercial business on people traveling to the 
 >South Pole.
 >Inmarsat still exists and can be used for such stuff.

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