Monthly Archive: September 2007

Globalstar vs Iridium, no winner 1

Globalstar vs Iridium, no winner


When I sailed from Bermuda to Maine in June, the happy electronics story was testing a Class B AIS. But there were other stories, like getting to try Iridium and Globalstar satellite phones side by side. One reason I’ve been slow with it is that neither phone seemed a real winner. In fact, that’s Vision of Johanna’s owner Bill Strassberg expressing our general “throw them both overboard” feelings…