The UUPlus software and server substantially reduce the time it takes to send and receive e-mail via cell or satellite phone. At $35/month it's not cheap but it saves a fortune in download time and makes good sense if you have a fairly high volume of e-mails.
Question: What can you tell me about receiving Greenland ice charts by satellite phone? Is it a good solution and more reliable than weather fax? Answer: We have had problems getting ice information reliably by weather fax too, but unfortunately satellite transfer does not completely solve the problem either: We have an Iridium and a [...]