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dxpedition and the internet connection

Don w2xb Don w2xb Member ✭✭

When operating dxepition etc. How do you get the internet connection? Satellite? 
Just an old timer trying to understand.

Don...w2xb

flex 6500

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  • edited May 8
    Typically INMARSAT and a BGAN self contained terminal.

    Has coverage to about 60N and 60S although at the limits its coverage is intermittent and even lower bandwidth.
    In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is King
    When its "all you got", its great!
    Stu K6TU
  • Don w2xb Don w2xb Member ✭✭
    edited May 8
    Thanks Stu,
    Now I got it. Checked the unit on line. 

    Thanks
    Don...w2xb
  • edited August 2016
    Yep, Google is your friend.  It's not inexpensive but in the overall cost structure of a DXpedition (at least today's versions), its a rounding error.

    Stu K6TU
  • George Molnar, KF2TGeorge Molnar, KF2T Member ✭✭✭
    edited February 2019
    If you're asking how a 6000-series could be used in DXPedition environments, no internet is required. Minimal LAN infrastructure only.
  • Neal_K3NCNeal_K3NC Member ✭✭
    edited January 2016
    I do think South Sandwich Is. will be getting FIOS about a month before it comes to our street!

  • DaveCDaveC Member ✭✭
    edited December 2016
    In the land of the insane, the half wit is killed"

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