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Satellite Communication: Can a GPS unit help you get rescued? (Part 2)

In the intro to this series on Satellite Communication, I did a brief overview of what's out there now to communicate through satellite. There are GPS which help you navigate but not communicate, there are 1-way and 2-way satellite messengers that let you send small messages, and there are satellite phones for voice calls and text over satellite. We'll be looking at GPS in this article, what they do and what they don't do. To start, we need to look at what a GPS is. After that we can compare it to the other devices. What is a GPS? A

Tiny Power: The GoalZero Flip 30 Review

Tiny Power: The GoalZero Flip 30 Review
GoalZero started in 2009 out of Robert Workmans work abroad to reduce poverty. He was frustrated with all the obstacles to helping people create sustainable lifestyles. After almost giving up and leaving the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where he was helping at the time, he came to a realization: “If not us, who? If not now, when?” One of the issues was power. Getting reliable power opens a lot of doors for people in developing countries and helps those in need after emergencies like natural disasters. Since the start with a focus on helping in developing countries and emergency