SatPaq Satellite gizmo

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gdurkee
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Re: SatPaq Satellite gizmo

Post by gdurkee » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:28 pm

Slight update. Now testing the Android version (had iPhone before). It's been released commercially but they just sent me one for additional testing and suggestions. Lots of improvements in interface; addition of a medical library. I'll get back to you after testing for awhile.








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Re: SatPaq Satellite gizmo

Post by jexx45 » Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:58 am

Reviving this old thread.. Apparently the frequency interference avoidance with the LEO satellites and 6Ghz transmission range can make this device completely unusable. I was in a remote location in southern Utah (meaning well within continental U.S) and the device refused to send a message, even with a clear sky (tried in multiple locations miles apart), with the following message: "Satellite communications are not possible at your location due to local frequency conflicts. Please try again later after moving several miles".

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