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New Satellite Phone for remote activations

No doubt expensive but this new Iridium / ICOM PTT rig looks interesting:

73 Ed.

Hi Ed

It’s not as useful as first appears. It’s a radio not a phone and will only connect to other radios in it’s talkgroup you can’t made phone calls with it.

http://www.icom.co.jp/world/products/land_mobile/satellite/ic-sat100/

Peter
G1FOA

Hmm, so just within one company - however, the heading says " Real-time communication with anyone on the planet" to me anyone is anyone - looks like a lot of FUD from “FudZilla” then !!