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Evans man dies in raft accident

...more than a half-mile downriver. Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful, and the group did not have a satellite telephone or any other way to summon help until 21 hours later, when another rafting group that had a phone came by. Mr...
Videophone handy in war zones age of 24-hour news. The device allows news correspondents to send Internet quality video and audio over a satellite telephone without the bulky and often cumbersome equipment needed for conventional broadcast. "It's small, it's very...
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Balloon team sails aloft in latest around-the-world quest arrive in Libyan airspace Saturday morning, project director Mike Kendrick said after speaking to Branson by satellite telephone. About 500 people, including Moroccan musicians and Berber horsemen, gathered for the morning liftoff, which...
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Researchers practice for possible Mars mission in Utah desert

...colleagues and family only through e-mail and online chat. Cell phones don't work on Mars, and the crew's satellite telephone hasn't lately, either. A delivery man from Hanksville, roughly four miles away, is the crew's sole link...
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...Saturday after his rudder broke and he was forced to abandon his trip. Mick Dawson called Japanese authorities via a satellite telephone at around 4:58 a.m. Japan time, said a Coast Guard spokesman who asked not to be named. The Coast Guard...
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...Wild Eyes depart. She plans to be at sea for five or six months. She will be alone but able to communicate via satellite telephone and a blog (at The record holder is 17-year-old Mike Perham of Britain, who took...
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Climbers pursue Everest on 50th anniversary

...Roskelley and his son, Jess, a mountain guide and University of Montana student, reported their success in a satellite telephone call to Dan McConnell, a Seattle spokesman for their climb. "Being able to do it together was a dream for both...
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Military building biometrics database of terror suspects

...images of scanned items seized during a search, Iasso said. The database can also be searched by soldiers via satellite telephone from a battlefield, De Bolt said. On the Net: Fort Huachuca battle lab:
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Satellites pushing communications into orbit

...satellites -- a 15-minute chat between Scottsdale, Ariz., and Switzerland. -- Globalstar -- Another budding satellite telephone network, Globalstar has launched eight satellites since February. During the next year, it expects to launch...
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Source: Bin Laden happy over deadly strikes in U.S., but denies his involvement

...of bin Laden's. Ismail said the aide, whom he wouldn't identify by name, called him early Wednesday on a satellite telephone from a hide-out in Afghanistan. Bin Laden praised the people who carried out the attacks in Washington and New...