One of the first upgrades I made to Reboot for crusing was a Ham/Marine
MF/HF (SSB) radio and an STS "Pactor" modem. With this equipment I would be
able to send and receive email and weather information via "winlink.org".
it has worked quite well for many years.
I always assumed global coverage. Imagine my surprise to discover a big
coverage hole here in the Pacific.
We are still communicating with voice and the sat phone. Mike's InReach is
sending and receiving texts. So we don't feel cut off. The benefit of newer
Fair winds and following seas :)
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Proving it is not easy to get internet and phone service that keeps working in Indonesia. Fair winds and following seas :)
There has always been a great interest in knowing how much to budget for the cruising life. The answer is always "it depends." I t...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUcT0PdkcUo&sns=em Fair winds and following seas :)