scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Re: Walkie Talkies
Wed Aug 30 2000 - 20:56:13 CDT
In a message dated 8/30/00, T. Mayton writes:
> Anyone have experience with satellite phones?
Sure... What do you need to know? Like you got $5K to purchase
one and also pay the per minute roaming charge?
Satellite phone circuitry is digital signaling transmitting, different
from cheap analog walkie talkies. Digital circuits decrease battery drain
by about 66% (or batteries last 3 times longer.)
Your friend in Scouting~\
CHARLES FELLER, MSEE, BSEE
West New York