We are pleased to announce that Sparkfun are now an official distributor of the RockBLOCK unit in the USA. The RockBLOCK allows you to send and receive short messages from anywhere on Earth with a clear view of the sky. It works far beyond the reach of WiFi and GSM networks. Perfect for the electronics hobbiest or maker who wants to transmit weather information from mid-ocean, or use it to control your robot in the middle of the desert?