Iridium GO! exec checklist
Iridium GO! exec check list - are you ready to leave port?
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Written by Keryn McMaster
Updated over a week ago

Below is a list of things to check off your TO-DO list well before leaving port to ensure you have everything set up correctly.

  1. The Iridium GO! exec unit has the correct power source and is charging correctly.

  2. The Iridium GO! exec SIM card is activated, and you know your Iridium phone number.

  3. Check the Iridium GO! exec unit can receive a good signal in its 'ON' position, whether that be on deck, in a securely mounted plastic box or held in place for transmissions. testing this needs to be done at sea, at least 1 NM from shore, to ensure you replicate the offshore situation. Testing in harbours and marinas will not give good signal strength.

  4. Ensure you DO NOT have Admin Pin enabled on the exec unit. If the Admin Pin is enabled, the Offshore App will not work.

  5. The Iridium GO! exec should have the most up-to-date software; this can be checked using the Iridium GO exec App or by following the steps here.

  6. Make a successful voice call

  7. Download GRIBs and Weather Routing via the Offshore App with Iridium GO! exec.

  8. Check SOS/ IERCC setup is correct.

  9. Set up your overage alerts on the Satellite Portal to ensure you don't suffer bill shock and large overages.

  10. PredictMail setup and tested on GO exec.

  11. DataHub Firewall connection to save data - combining PredictMail/GPS Tracking.

  12. Contact the PredictWind Support offshore on email or Whatsapp number +1 209 9894960 Please use the QR code below to setup the PredictWind Whatsapp support number

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