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Old 07-02-2001
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Satellite Telephones

Eric:

We''re relying on HF/SSB to date, and so have no experience with either system you mention. Could you offer a cost/min. ''average'' that you''re experiencing for both Mini M & Globalstar. I realize if varies but, if you could ID your average mins/month use & divide that into your total subscription+useage time cost, that would be quite helpful.

Also, what did you experience re: equipment cost? I''m guessing the more recently you purchased, the less you spent...and I''m also guessing Globalstar would have been perhaps 1/4 the cost of the Mini-M gear (not counting installation). But that''s a lot of guessing! Any acquisition/install costs you could share would be most helpful, also.

Many thanks...

Jack (a Winlink/ham email ''happy camper'' but always wondering about a better mousetrap)
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