This is worth a look folks.
$150.00 US (or Canadian Tire money) and $100.00 per year this is
cheaper than an eperb and is tough, water proof and simple.
I was looking at Sat Phones $900 - $1,600 plus $40.00 per month. They
are fragile, don't like water, bounce badly and if the provider goes
down (as has happened) you have an orphan. (Useless, expensive
It seams less sinister than an EPERB but does much the same thing.
I will be giving this a look see!