Here the Thuraya and the Iridium Satellite telephone were already in use.

Tesla Trophy Cairo to Cape Town 2020

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Comebackalive supports the Tesla Trophy from Cairo to Cape Town in 2020.

Iridium 9575 Extreme

This device with an Ingress Protection IP65 and military-grade ruggedness (MIL-STD 810F) offers world-wide accessibility. Despite its small size of just 200mm x 60mm x 27mm and weight of 247gms a standby charge of up to 30 hours and a speaking time of up to 4 hours is available on one battery charge. Handling is dead easy as the Iridium 9575 Extreme offers a clearly arranged display as well as a waterproof keyboard. Furthermore it is fitted with a loudspeaker as well as a wind resistant microphone which provides the highest quality of voice calls.

This device enables you to send text messages, short emails and GPS data of your position.

The Iridium 9575 Extreme is fitted with an ingenious emergency system(S.E.N.D. by Search and Rescue regulating body RTCM ). In the event of finding yourself in a difficult situation and depending on outside help, you need simply to press the emergency key on the device and a message will be sent to a pre-programmed number. At the same time your GPS data will be sent. As soon as the recipient has read your message you will receive confirmation that your emergency call has been made successfully.