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Location Based Services - The Iridium Extreme™ GPS and Location-Based Service features allow you to view, send, or restrict your location information. There are four main components to setup and use these features: 1.) Location Options Setup Menu: located in the Iridium Extreme™ main menu in the setup section, Location Options Options is where you customize your GPS, emergency, message, and format options. 2.) Programmable SOS button: this red button is located on the top of the phone, under a protective cover. By removing the cover and and pressing the red button you can send your location information to your designated contact in the event of an emergency. 3.) Location Convenience Key: located on the right side of the phone, you can to press this key to view your location and share it via SMS to either a pre-programmed “Quick GPS” contacts or a new message contact. 4.) Online portal integration with 3rd party providers: enables the transmission of the phone’s location information on a scheduled interval via short-burst data (SBD) to 3rd party portal providers for online tracking

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An intelligent PBX solution using Iridium to operate as a telephone, Internet portal, GPS device and SMS terminal.

The MCG-101 provides the most powerful and versatile Iridium communications system to offices, remote locations, aircraft, and maritime. The system presents an intelligent solution using the Iridium satellite network to operate as a universal communications hub, low-bandwidth internet gateway, and intelligent GPS device, allowing you to send and receive data and voice, and also connect to other devices through RS232 and ethernet.

The MCG-101 was designed and built using 100% digital technology. This enables the system to provide clear, true to life audio, and eliminates any internal echo problems. For external interface portions of the system, such an analog POTS telephone, echo cancellation is performed by a hardware echo canceler.

The MCG-101 can be used in a number of scenarios for both stationary and mobile needs, from enabling remote command posts, providing redundant communications infrastructure for operations bases, to enabling voice and data communications within vehicles or vessels, regardless of proximity to standard systems and telecom towers.


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