The Durafon SIP phone solutions is easily added to any of our mobile satellite systems as well as our fixed satellite systems. These long-range cordless phones are preactivated, and pre-reconfigured with our VoIP Phone Service. The are fully operational when shipped, and there is nothing needed to configure other than turning the phones on.
Press the "Talk" button on the Durafon SIP handset phone to hear a standard dial tone. Placing a call is as easy as entering the phone number. With the VoIP service from Ground Control, each phone can be issued a local phone number from most any location on the globe. Make and receive calls from anyone. All phones are registered and pre-tested over our satellite network before they ship. When the satellite dish is online, the phones are ready to use.
- $49.95 per month per line
Our VoIP phone service is optimized for our satellite network. Make and receive calls just as you would with any phone on any desk. The cost is $49.95 USD per month per phone line and includes 1000 free minutes (16.6 hours) each month, and then $0.04 cents per minute to any in-country phone number. The Durafon solution may have 1, 2, 3 or 4 phone lines. A phone number may be dedicated to 1 handset (up to 4 handsets having their own number).... OR, phones may be "party" configured to share 1 to 4 phone lines, where these numbers will ring all phones at once. A calling handset phone will pick up the first available unused phone line. You may have both "dedicated line" and "party" configurations on a single base station. Here is more information on VoIP Phone Service Over Satellite offered by Ground Control.
These phones are the highest powered cordless phones available in North America, extending range up to 2 miles from the base station. The connection penetrates 12 walls or 12 floors (stories), so the base station can be outside while you work inside. Each phone includes an additional 9" whip antenna that helps extend existing range. Antennas are easily swapped with a quick-twist.
Press Talk to get dial tone and enter the number you wish to dial. Answer calls by pressing the same "Talk" button. These handsets may also transfer a received call to any other registered handset.
The Broadcast Button when pressed for 2 seconds allows you to speak to all in-range handsets over the speaker phone, much like a Walkie-Talkie or public address system.
Press the 2-Way button, and enter the 2 digit number of any handset phone to establish handset-to-handset calling, even if the base station is turned off.
Long-Range phones are quick and reliable team communication solution in rural or urban locations, & connecting everyone to the public telephone network.
The DuraFon SIP handset phones utilize Digital Spread Spectrum (DSS) with Frequency Hopping of 100 channels per second over 128 channels to maintain clarity and privacy. In addition, the base unit provides individual handset with one of over 65,000 random security codes to ensure that another system's handset is unable to link to another (non-related) base unit.
The Durafons are the longest range cordless phones available for North America. While range may be slightly affected by environmental conditions, below are some advertised guidelines:
1) 12 floors of building penetration.
2) 250,000 sq. ft. in a warehouse or retail store.
3) 3,000 acres on a farm or ranch.
No user training. Operates like any phone. Optimized for use over our satellite network.
All weather handsets operate up to 2 miles or 12 stories from the base station.
Crystal clear, low-latency communication using Ground Control's VoIP Phone Service.
Base Station supports up to 4 separate phone lines with "local" numbers.
While system includes 1 handset, up to 9 handsets may be supported on a SIP base station.
Incoming calls may ring one phone, or a group of phones (admin defined).
Handsets may transfer a call to another handset, or conference in another handset.
Handsets may communicate with each other independent of the base station.
Handsets operate for 50 hours on standby, 6 hours total talking time (4 hour recharge).
Text Messaging, including texting local handsets.
Caller ID, Call Waiting, Call Holding, Call logs, Speed Dial, Call Transfer, Phone book.
Adjustable Ringer, Vibration, Silent mode.
Handset/Cradle pull-out shelf's use 1.5 RU of space.
Additional 9" whip antennas extend range of handset phones.
Belt Clips for handsets with quick-release button.
Many other configurable options if needed. Please read the users manual.
Ground Control tests each system to confirm proper operation before it leaves our doors. There is no user operation other than turning the handset phone on. The base station automatically activates when satellite dish is online. There is no training needed for using the phone service.
►Construction work site that needs phone connectivity
►Utility Work site. Stay connected during power outages.
►First Responders Expanding Interoperability Communication To Any Location
►Emergency Staging Areas - Keep all personnel connected.
►Media Events - Connect all team members to each other and outside world
►Minding - Oil & Gas
While we configure the phones to your specifications, you may reconfigure them at any time for a new situation. Phones may have their own phone number, and/or a group of phones may share one or more phone numbers. Please read the User Manual for a complete feature list of PBX integrated functions, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for configuration information.