HF SSB Radio or Iridium Satellite Phone?

Chapter 11 of 11 in the Online Book Weather Reception and Analysis (Second Edition)

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Why can't I see the rest of this post? (click here).So far in this Online Book I have written about what weather information to get and what to do with it once you have it. In this chapter I’m going to look at the two main hardware options, when offshore or in remote places, for receiving that information as well as other communication needs. Or, to cut to the chase:

Should an offshore voyager fit a marine single sideband radio (SSB) or an Iridium phone with data kit, or even both?


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