connects whale researchers with the world
Researcher Nan Hauser phones daughter Ali from Palmerston Atoll
on a satellite telephone
communications, both a Mini-M moblie satellite terminal and
valuable airtime, for the 2000 field season of Cook
Islands Humpback Survey. With the closest telephone a grueling
300 nautical mile sail from our study site on Palmerston
satellite phone was essential for arranging otherwise-impossible
logistics and for safety. CCRC's important humpback conservation
survey could not be conducted in the remote Cook Islands without
Hoyt sets up the Stratos
terminal at basecamp on Cook's Islet, Palmerston.
Research Assistant Carl Marsters marvels that he can call his wife
and child in Rarotonga from Palmerston.
offers cutting-edge communications with excellent support. We
wholeheartedly recommend Stratos services.
thanks to Bob Roe, Larry Englebert, and Allana Wong of Stratos
for their enthusiastic support.