back to article LAST CHANCE to get yer cut-price Iridium satellite comms unit

Before heading off to the pub for a well-deserved pint this fine Friday, we'd like to remind readers that you only have a few days left to get 10 per cent off a Rock Seven RockBLOCK Iridium satellite comms unit, as used by our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) team, as part of its emergency abort system. Top and …


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  1. JeffyPoooh

    Cheap as chips

    Wow. Last I checked such gadgets were $1000+.

    Now under 200 quid.


  2. Mr Young

    Nice looking kit!

    I'll discuss it further - see what my kids think of it etc;

  3. John Smith 19 Gold badge

    Wow. Now I can tweet from *anywhere*

    Well, what do you think it'll be used for?

  4. Cliff

    Really can't find an excuse to buy one

    My electronics tinkering side steadfastly refuses to fire back up, my arduino stares at me reminding me of all the things I was going to make. Sadly, this would do the same. If I had 10-year-old kids, perhaps I could use them as an excuse - although I doubt I can make up 10 years and 9 months by Monday...

    1. Michael Dunn
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      Re: Really can't find an excuse to buy one

      Know just how you feel!

  5. abs
    Paris Hilton

    Looks like two of the screws are missing

    How do I know it hasn't been tinkered with?

    Paris because of 2 words I've used.

  6. Sheep!

    Apparently they do time travel as well!

    "shipping January 2013"

    If I buy one I'll get it 9 months ago!

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