Orbital Satcom Blog

Stay up to date with the latest news and information on how to stay connected anywhere in the world.

  1. 06
    Apr

    406Day 2018 | The Benefits & Responsibilities of Owning an SOS Beacon

    406Day is an annual event to drive awareness of life-saving beacons operating on the 406 Mhz frequency - PLBs, EPIRBs and ELTs. Not only was 406Day established to recognise the benefits of owning a 406 Mhz SOS Beacon but also to remind current owners to ensure their beacon is ready for the coming season.

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  2. 26
    Mar

    Best Safety Practices for Boat Trips

    Read our top advice on how to stay safe on boat trips, by Orbital SatCom

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  3. 26
    Mar

    The 4 Best Satellite Phones for 2018

    Read our review of the best satellite phones on the market in 2018.

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  4. 22
    Feb

    5 Top Tips for planning your expedition

    Explore the best ways to prep for an expedition by Orbital SatCom

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  5. 22
    Feb

    Spot Gen 3 Tracker helps rescue 2 men in Natuashish

    Read how a SPOT Gen 3 satellite tracker helped rescue two men in near Natuashish.

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  6. 22
    Jan

    What is the difference between an ACR EPIRB and PLB beacons?

    Learn the differences between ACR EPIRB and PLB beacons from Orbital SatCom.

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  7. 22
    Jan

    How does satellite broadband internet work?

    Discover how satellite broadband internet works with a portable satellite terminal.

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  8. 20
    Dec

    Why do Adventurers need a Personal GPS tracker?

    Read our top 3 reasons every adventurer needs a personal GPS tracker!

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  9. 11
    Dec

    Can a Satellite Phone be Tracked?

    Learn how satellite phones can be tracked, including Iridium, Inmarsat and Thuraya satellite phones, from Orbital SatCom

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  10. 05
    Dec

    How Do Satellite Trackers Work?

    Learn the difference between GSM and GPS satellite trackers and how they work!

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