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Old 28-07-2008, 16:13   #1
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Email Using Mac and KVH Tracphone 25

Has anyone managed to hook up a Macintosh (OSX) to a KVH Tracphone in order to send messages (albeit slowly) via satellite? I know that this is common in the Windows world but can't find any Mac specific resource. Thanks.
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Old 02-08-2008, 00:18   #2
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I use my mac in combination with a satphone, through VM ware, which turns a partition of my mac into a windows machine. Works great and cannot effect any appl. on the mac. Check vmware.com.

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Old 02-08-2008, 18:52   #3
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I would check with GMN

Global Marine Networks makes a product called XGate. Recommend looking into that..

GMN-COMPRESSED SATELLITE EMAIL FOR IRIDIUM,GLOBALSTAR,R-BGAN, BGAN AND OTHER SATELLITE PHONES; ALSO WIRELESS E-MAIL FOR HF SSB PACTOR MODEMS
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Mmm.. anybody any refrences about this GMN Compressed email? Seems a little expensive.
I know VM ware works well on my mac, any comments here?
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Having just bought a boat with a tracphone 25, and owning a mac - did you get this working? What are your experiences?
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Never did get it working although I'm sure I could using Windows emulation software. Although I have Parallels, I really don't want to go that route.
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