The standard Inmarsat C device on board consists of an Inmarsat terminal (this is the transmitter and receiver), a message terminal with disc drive and keyboard or another computer system, a printer, a power supply, an omnidirectional antenna, an antenna cable and, if not built-in, a GPS receiver.

Inmarsat C system
Example of an Inmarsat C device.

The Inmarsat C device can be used for sending and receiving messages. These messages consist of data which is generated or decoded by the message terminal or computer connected to the Inmarsat C terminal. So it offers the possibility of sending and receiving various types of messages such as E-mail, Fax, TELEX, SMS etc.
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