SailNet Community - View Single Post - ssb v.satphone ?who's the winner
View Single Post
post #21 of Old 05-20-2013
Senior Member
MikeOReilly's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Wherever I am
Posts: 2,456
Thanks: 207
Thanked 119 Times in 109 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Re: ssb v.satphone ?who's the winner

Originally Posted by Cruisingdad View Post
I know many, including Btrayfors, recommend against, "cutting a perfectly good backstay." There are a few options around that..."
I'd probably not be rushing to cut my backstay either, but since it was already done (and done well as far as I can tell), I'm likely going to take advantage of it.

Originally Posted by Cruisingdad View Post
I still say if choosing one, in today's age and given your intended cruising area, Sat Phone. But you have to make that decision.
If operating costs were no issue I think I'd go with a good quality HF receiver, and a full-monty Iridium or even a FleetBroadband package. Unfortunately costs are an issue (for me), which leads me back to HF.

Why go fast, when you can go slow.
MikeOReilly is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome