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RedPort Halo Setup Part II

RedPort Halo Setup: Part II (Connecting to WiFi and Settings)

The RedPort Halo system is a long range WiFi extender system that allows you to connect to distant WiFi hotspots from up to 7 miles away.

Perfect for users on boats, in RVs, in campers or trucks, the RedPort Halo system is easy to install and start using immediately.

This video walks you through the how to use the Halo interface by connecting through a web-browser. By accessing the web interface, you can quickly connect to a long-distance WiFi hotspot, assess the signal strength of your connection, set up a firewall, and turn the connection on and off.

See video here.

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How to Update RedPort Optimizer Firmware (Tutorial)

This tutorial walks through the firmware update for the Optimizer WiFi hotspot and satellite router. The step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to work with the configuration of the Optimizer satellite router to load the newest firmware update, make sure your WiFi connections are correctly configured, and check to see if your firmware is up-to-date.

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Optimizer Crew Satellite Broadband Internet

Optimizer Crew Satellite WiFi Router Training

Optimizer Crew is a satellite Wi-Fi Router and hotspot that lets users get the most out of their satellite broadband data service with satellite crew email and satellite internet. Optimizer Crew offers powerful features and services that help users save airtime and increase satellite data speeds.

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Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone

Iridium Re-Epoch Will Change Time on Handheld Satellite Phones

Iridium will be changing the system time on its satellites on March 3rd, 2015. Iridium calls this “re-epoching.” After that point, Iridium handsets (like the Iridium Extreme, Iridium 9555, Iridium 9505a, Iridium 9505, and the Iridium 9500) will display the incorrect […]

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Free GRIB Files

Instructions For Free GRIB Files Provided by Global Marine Networks

Instructions for Free GRIB File Downloads from Global Marine Networks Global Marine Networks (GMN) offers 7 day wind forecasts of the world as a free public service via its GRIB Mail Robot. These forecasts are generated daily for every region […]

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IsatPhone Pro Airtime Increase

New IsatPhone Pro Firmware Update: Fix for GPS and Other Issues

Inmarsat has released a new firmware update for the IsatPhone Pro that fixes an issue with the GPS system as well as some other minor bugs. This new firmware is 5.6.1. You can download the new firmware update at the […]

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Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone

Your Iridium Handheld May Still Have the Incorrect Date/Time

Does your Iridium satellite phone still show the wrong time, even though you thought you fixed the problem? Iridium occasionally needs to reset its timers on the satellites – a process called re-epoching. They did this on June 17th, 2014. […]

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IsatPhone Pro Airtime Increase

New IsatPhone Pro Firmware Update

Back in January, Inmarsat released news that any IsatPhone Pro that hadn’t upgraded to firmware version 5.3.0 or above would cease to work with the new network improvements scheduled for later this year. (Read the blog post on that subject […]

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Iridium Handhelds To Display Incorrect Time After June 17th, 2014

[EDIT: Iridium has rolled back the re-epoch! If you haven’t changed the date/time on your satphone yet. Don’t do it! If you already have, please refer to this blog post on how to reverse the re-epoch]. Is your Iridium satellite […]

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Inmarsat Announces Critical Firmware Upgrade for FBB & BGAN Terminals

Inmarsat has annouced a CRITICAL firmware upgrade (release 1.16) for the following Thrane & Thrane/Cobham terminals: Sailor 150 Sailor 250 Sailor 500 Explorer 325 Explorer 727 Firmware version 1.16 is released and available for download from the Inmarsat website at: […]

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