Satellite Communications System
Short Name or Variable Name
SwiftBroadband 4th generation satellites; SwiftBroadband BGAN up to 432 kbps; Iridium: single voice or data up to 2.4 kbps. Other measurement characteristics SwiftBroadband +/- 70-75 deg latitude, Iridium +/- 85 deg latitude.
Model: SwiftBroadband and Iridium
Measurements Provided: Streaming data connection and voice communication.
History of Significant Changes: The C-130 system was upgraded to SBB in 2010. The GV system was upgraded to SBB in 2013.
Kurt Zrubek (hardware), Chris Webster (Software)