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Cobham Thrane Explorer 710 Firmware Upgrade 1.05

The Cobham EXPLORER 710 Land Portable firmware release version 1.05 is released and available for download below. Please pay particular attention to the details describing the upgrade procedure. This upgrade can result in several errors. Details on how to handle the errors can be found near the end of theRead More…

Iridium Time Change “Re-Epoch”

In case you haven’t seen this already I would like to remind you about the upcoming Time Counter reset on the Iridium Network. This so called “Re-Epoch” will take place on March 3, 2015 and impact Short-Burst data applications in the field. Iridium distributed two announcement on a couple ofRead More…

Iridium Time Epoch Change roll-back Information

Important: 2014 Iridium Time Epoch Change roll-back   As part of standard satellite network operations, Iridium periodically resets the Iridium L‐Band system time count, otherwise known as a “re‐epoch”. When Iridium reset the L‐Band count at 10:00:00 EDT on June 17, 2014 to Era 2, a small number of IridiumRead More…

2014 Iridium Time Epoch Change

  As part of standard satellite network operations and maintenance Iridium periodically resets the Iridium L-Band count. This function was last completed in the 4th quarter of 2007 when the Iridium Time epoch date was changed to March 8, 2007, 03:50:21.00 GMT, and Iridium plans to reset the count again  MayRead More…

Critical Upgrade for IsatPhone Pro Handsets

A critical firmware update version 5.3.0 is available for the IsatPhone Pro handset. This is a mandatory firmware upgrade to prevent users being impacted by a fault in product operation and planned network enhancements. As announced earlier, a fault was identified with IsatPhone Pro firmware versions 5.1.0 and 5.2.0 (theRead More…

Critical upgrade for Thrane & Thrane / Cobham Satellite terminals

A critical firmware update version 1.16 is available for the Thrane and Thrane (Cobham SATCOM) SAILOR 150, SAILOR 250, SAILOR 500, EXPLORER 325 and EXPLORER 727 terminals. Enhancements to the Inmarsat network scheduled for early June will impact the behaviour of the SAILOR and EXPLORER IP handsets. Terminals not upgradedRead More…