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Iridium Satellite Communication

For safety, communication, and website updating I required a satellite phone Iridium is the only satellite communication provider with truly global coverage with 66 low orbiting satellites

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Mobile Power

To be able to update the website with pictures and stories en-route, and to make the most of the Iridium data-transfer, it became clear that I needed to have some kind of external power source and a laptop. After a lot of research into different possibilities Chris Hatherly referred me to ...

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Video Camera

Since the Yenisey trip I have used my trusty Sony PD100 It is a three chip camera that is strongly built, records on DVCAM format, and has XLR microphone ports

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Digital Still Camera

Despite being convinced that a standard SLR camera with transparency film provides the best quality images at an affordable price I needed to have a digital camera for the website and articles written en-route

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SLR Still Camera

After a fair bit of thinking and research I decided on the Nikon F80 with the VR 24-120mm lens