11 th 2019
comments Off The new constellation of Iridium NEXT is completed
With a few months late, Iridium has completed its Iridium NEXT satellite launch campaign (¹).
With its 75 new satellites by SpaceX successfully deployed over the past two years, Iridium has managed the feat of … Continue reading
25 october 2018
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The first tutorial by Navigation Mac appeared in 2012 the iBook Store in French : "Take the weather satellite phone – MacBook – iPad – iPhone "is regularly updated to meet changing : update … Continue reading
25 th July 2018
I relayed by an article published in 2014 on the blog Digital Yacht that provides an excellent discussion of the choice of the antenna to be installed for a transceiver AIS. You will find below a transcript freely adapted by my … Continue reading
18 April 2018
Disappeared when updating Weather4D Pro to Weather4D Routing (¹), Iridium satellites passage prediction comes back as a small standalone and free application : iWatchSat.
Presented with the same interface as Weather4D apps, … Continue reading
10 April 2018
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You are more likely to have adopted the Iridium GO! for its easy way to request GRIB files, directly from Weather4D and some other applications. But some also want to transfer these files to PC for … Continue reading
10 th 2018
June 2012, I wrote a post on the future constellation of communications satellites Iridium NEXT. While intended for operational use in 2017, the calendar was shifted a few months. Actually, launching … Continue reading
2 June, 2017
[Update December 15 rd 2019] The recent update of the Iridium Mail app & Web gives me the opportunity to refresh the ticket originally written in December 2011.
WiFi Optimizer gateway RedPort the company allows owners of a … Continue reading
27 th 2016
Following my previous entries (¹) concerning this satellite communication device, I stayed wary on the interest of this product despite its indisputably innovative character, indisputable ergonomics, and an excellent quality/price ratio. The teething problems … Continue reading
12 September 2015
comments Off sur Iridium GO! finally corrects its shortcomings [Update]
Iridium has just published an update of its Iridium GO device firmware! to correct a number of dysfunctions, including the slowness of data transfers (Messaging, GRIB files, aso.) but also recurring communication problems … Continue reading
31 August 2015
The Department of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, has published in date of 4 August a security alert Marina on led bulbs (¹). The text warns boaters of the potential interference … Continue reading