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Postby Ken » Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:29 pm

Anyone have one?? I thought Rob did?


I'm going to be getting one....I know the phones are $$. I'm going to rent one first.

Any particular brand?

Any particular service?
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Postby Mr. Miyagi » Tue Sep 06, 2005 8:33 am

RobG does own a SAT phone..... He'd be the one to contact.
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Postby DAVE » Tue Sep 06, 2005 6:29 pm

Ya RobG I though Rob said 40 bucks a month for 30 minutes, that sounds pretty good to me if that is correct. not sure about the actual phone cost. I was thinking that as much time as we spend in the sticks it would not be a bad idea.

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Postby Mr. Miyagi » Wed Sep 07, 2005 11:30 am

Ya RobG I though Rob said 40 bucks a month for 30 minutes, that sounds pretty good to me if that is correct. not sure about the actual phone cost. I was thinking that as much time as we spend in the sticks it would not be a bad idea.

That's really not bad.... About $1.33 a minute.
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Postby Ken » Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:09 am

I think Rob is under the older rates. All I've seen is $50 per month for 50 minutes.
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Postby Ken » Tue Sep 13, 2005 4:07 pm

I rented a Sat phone....It's $67 bucks for 1 week. It came today with a hard case, phone, 2 batteries, 2 chargers(car/wall).

For $67 bucks...that's a lot of rentals before you exceed the $500 phone and $50 a month service.
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Postby MrPolaris » Tue Sep 13, 2005 4:31 pm

how big is the phone? I know a couple years ago they were the size of the old Car cell phones. . . make you look like you had a huge tumor on the side of your head.
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Postby Ken » Tue Sep 13, 2005 8:58 pm

It's like a large handheld. It's the antenna that huge...but that pulls out.
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Postby redcat » Wed Sep 14, 2005 10:29 am

Ken,

Where did you rent the phone from and how long did it take to get it?

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Postby Ken » Wed Sep 14, 2005 2:10 pm

I rented from these guys.


http://www.bluecosmo.com/


I tried to rent from these guys, but no phones because of Katrina.

http://www.globalcomsatphone.com



I ordered it on Thursday. I said I needed it Wednesday...got it Tuesday.
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Postby MrPolaris » Wed Sep 14, 2005 3:23 pm

gotta love UPS . . . ship on time, get it early. . .
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Postby Mr. Miyagi » Thu Sep 15, 2005 8:40 am

gotta love UPS . . . ship on time, get it early. . .
Unlike DHL..... I'm still waiting for two printers that were supposed to be delivered to Concord CA last Friday. WTF....
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Postby MrPolaris » Thu Sep 15, 2005 10:20 am

who did you used to work for?
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Postby Mr. Miyagi » Thu Sep 15, 2005 11:36 am

who did you used to work for?
Are you asking me? If so, I worked for DHL for 10 years.... lol.

UPS in my opinion has always been the best overnight delivery service (at least in the US).
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