OCENS WeatherNet & GRIB Explorer: The Best Tools for Ocean and Weather Analysis

Monday, December 10, 2018 10:05:00 AM America/New_York

Getting current weather while out at sea, doesn't necessarily require a high speed satellite internet solution.  Many boaters use GRIB files, which are an efficient means of retreiving weather information over a low bandwidth connection.  To retireve and view GRIB fiels you need the proper service and software.

OCENS WeatherNet is the largest, most comprehensive source of weather data in the world. It gives you access to thousands of weather and ocean data products world wide, all available to the user on demand by the push of a button. WeatherNet GRIB charts can be purchased at either prepaid rates or low pay as you go prices.

Users can view their GRIB charts through the OCENS GRIB Explorer analytics software to put to use the weather and ocean insights offered by WeatherNet. OCENS also provides GRIB Explorer Plus for iPad, the only iPad GRIB viewer with satellite phone support.

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Raymarine Element: The next generation of advanced, combination sonar & GPS displays.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 4:33:17 PM America/New_York

FLIR Systems today announced the Raymarine Element™, a new generation of advanced, combination sonar and GPS displays. Featuring the acclaimed Raymarine RealVision™ 3D and new HyperVision™ sonar technology, the Element series delivers lifelike imaging and helps meet the demands of both coastal and bass fishermen with advanced sonar, versatile mapping capabilities, and a highly intuitive user experience.

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Five Questions You Should Be Asking When Considering a Satellite Phone

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 2:01:01 PM America/New_York

I have spent most of my career outfitting people and organizations with satellite phones, and I have probably answered the question, “Which satellite phone would you recommend?” about a hundred thousand times. Most of the time the person asking question expects an answer like, “I’d recommend this one” or “That one is definitely the best.” In truth, I can’t honestly answer the question without first having my hopeful inquisitor answer a few questions for me.

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Meet The Team Tuesday: An Extra Special Edition

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 11:36:00 AM America/New_York

For over 40 years, Pete Wielandt has been a valued employee, team member, co-worker, and friend at Atlantic Radio Telphone. Pete is our Lead Service Technician and marine electronics guru. This week he is retiring. Pete’s vast knowledge and experience will be greatly missed by our team, customers, and vendors alike..

Every Tuesday we pick a team member to spotlight in our “Meet the Team Tuesday” feature. This Tuesday is Pete’s last at Atlantic Radio Telephone, so we sat down with him to learn a little bit more about the Pete we know and love.

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It’s Time To Rethink Your Satellite Phone. US Phone Numbers - Free Inbound Calling

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 11:30:53 AM America/New_York

Is your satellite phone stored in a pelican case or ditch bag? Have you warned your coworkers about how expensive satellite phone calls can be? Has your family been told the sat phone is a device only to be used in emergencies? Well it’s time to change that way of thinking.

SatPhoneStore's new US Number Plans offer Iridium and Inmarsat subscribers a US phone number for their satellite phones. US Number Plan subscribers can use their satellite phone and freely give out their sat phone number without worrying about high incoming call rates or complicated dialing schemes.

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SatPhoneStore Takes To The Sky With Zen Pilot

Monday, September 17, 2018 4:37:00 PM America/New_York

Robert DeLaurentis is no stranger to circumnavigating the globe. A former Navy Officer for 14 years, pilot for 7 years, and authour of two books, he has logged over 1100 flight hours. In 2015, DeLaurentis completed the first solo flight around the world in a Piper Malibu Mirage, a single engine plane, spanning over 26,000 nautical miles and 23 countries in 98 days. Overall he has flown his plane, "The Spirit of San Diego", to over 53 countries in South America, Asia, Europe, and more.

In 2018 DeLaurentis and his team will be embarking on Flying Thru Life, a pole to pole flight in order to raise money for STEM research, aviation safety, and technology through the DeLaurentis Foundation. The trip will begin in December 2018 and will include trips over both polls, 26,000 nautical miles, and over 20 countries visited or lectured in. The plane will be over the South Pole on January 1st 2019!

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Multiple Storms Are Spinning In The Atlantic. Are You Prepared To Communcate?

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 11:45:00 AM America/New_York

SatPhoneStore can help you rent or purchase a satellite phone or portable internet solution, and we have prepaid and emergency airtime plans created especially for emergency preparedness.  With three tropical systems spinning in the Atlantic Ocean that are rapidly gaining strength and speed, Now is the time to make sure your backup communications are ready to go.

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September is National Preparedness Month

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 12:18:15 PM America/New_York

Every September FEMA organizes the National Preparedness Month providing an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. The 2018 National Preparedness Month will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

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Introducing New Garmin VHF Radios

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 3:58:48 PM America/New_York

Garmin understands that communication is critical on the water. With this knowledge Garmin has developed three new advanced Marine Radios, the VHF 115, VHF 215, and VHF 215 AIS.  These radios allow you to stay in contact with the shore and other boats in your area. So, no matter where you are or where you’re headed, you’ll maintain communication.

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New Satellite Phone Accesory Kits

Friday, July 20, 2018 3:03:00 PM America/New_York

Whether you are out fishing on the water, taking your personal plane for a spin, or working to help save lives as an emergency responder your satellite phone has become an integral part of your routine. However each of these applications provides their own obstacles and needs, such as signal aid while on the water or the ability to charge your battery while in a remote area.

Over the past 15 years we have introduced popular phone packages, such as the Marine or Emergency Responder packages, which include a satellite phone and accessories specifically designed and optimized for the task at hand. Now these packages are available as accessory kits for people who already own a satallite phone! 

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