When we read that the Iridium Pilot could use any POTS (Plain Ordinary Telephone Set). My gadget brain immediately thought that a wireless phone could be useful… perhaps with 2 handsets… and headsets. I was right.
Not only can we wander around the boat talking on the phone (an old habit)… but now we can BOTH wander around the boat talking to EACH-OTHER. This has proved to be a huge bonus for times like when I am up the mast or Chantal is at the bow helping negotiate a complicated passage. Hands-free and full duplex (no push-to-talk).
I am sure there are other units that would be equally useful… but here are the links to what we purchased: