|03-06-2013, 11:56 AM||#1|
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Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Satellite phone rentals? Got experience?
I need to pick up a satellite phone for the upcoming Death Valley Rally (the joys of employment!). What have you used and who would you avoid? I don't want stupid cost but I'm not afraid to spend my company's money.
2005 KLR 650 A bit beat up but works just fine. Powered by really angry canaries. - Actually it's a bit dead right now.
1990 DR350S Smaller. Lighter. Slower.
1985 Suzuki GS700E Some assembly required
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|03-06-2013, 12:24 PM||#2|
Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Tucson, Az
I've used SatellitePhoneStore.com many times for Baja off-road rides. Always get the Iridium 9505, though you may be able to get a less expensive rental for USA use ? You might check and see who has an LA office - you may be able to save on FedEx or UPS shipping. I paid 70 bucks for a two week rental and bought 25 minutes prepaid for 40. Shipping back and forth was about 35. When you don't have acell signal, they are pretty handy to have - just talk fast.
09 1200 SGA
07 1200 GS SOLD
06 HP2 (damn it Cartwright) Sold
05 ZX 10 Track bike - (see above)
06 GSXR 600 Track Bike -ditto above :-)
06 525 EXC
06 525 EXC motard
07 12 GS for Jr. with a brand new motor12/09!
06 525 EXC for Jr., new motor, ugh
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|03-08-2013, 03:46 AM||#3|
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: SW Florida / Western NC
One of the guys I ride with does this for a living (rent and sells). PM me if interested and I can give you his name and number. He's in Sarasota, FL but they ship all over the world.
|08-07-2013, 03:49 AM||#5|
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Whitehouse East Texas RAT PACK
Sat phone shopping
OK Do we ADV riders have a favorite SAT phone provider yet?
I need to pull the trigger on a rent phone soon.
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