Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone

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Price: $499.00



Globalstar GSP-1700 Satellite Phone
Globalstar’s smallest and lightest handheld satellite phone to date, the GSP-1700 provides an inexpensive communications solution for businesses, consumers, and communities. With excellent voice quality and a ‘local’ US phone number, the Globalstar GSP-1700 satellite phone also produces the fastest handheld data speeds – up to 38Kbps – in the satellite industry today. The portable GSP-1700 allows connectivity outside of cellular range, enabling emergency and business operations*.

Data Network and Services

  • USB data cable (sold separately)
  • Fastest data speeds of any mobile satellite telephone network
  • Express Data software accelerates speed up to 38Kbps throughput (Uncompressed speed 9.6Kbps)
  • Supports Internet access, email and Group 3 analogue fax (with optional Starfax accessory)
  • Supports direct TCP/IP and asynchronous data communications
  • Simple #777 direct Internet & email access from any of Globalstar’s international gateways

*Call Times Tool
Use the Call Times Tool to find out when you can send and receive calls by simply entering a location address or coordinates from anywhere in the world. Email, save or print out call time reports at


  • GSP-1700 Handset ( Recomended for recreational use )
  • Rechargeable Lithium Ion battery
  • AC charger
  • Quick-start guide
  • User manual
  • CD-Rom


Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 135mm H x 55mm W x 37mm D (5.3”H x 2.2”W x 1.5”D)
  • Weight: 7.05oz (200g)
  • Battery: 3.7V, 2600mAh
  • Talk Time: 4 hours (+26 dBm)
  • Standby Time: In ring while stowed mode, 10 hours
  • Standby Time: Not in ring while in stowed mode, 36 hours


  • Phone: -20ºC to +55ºC (-4ºF to +131ºF)
  • Battery Charging: 0ºC to +40ºC (+32ºF to +104ºF)
  • Battery Storage: -30ºC to +60ºC (-22ºF to +140ºF)
  • Vehicle/Marine Kit Antenna (optional): -20ºC to +55ºC (-4ºF to +131ºF)
  • Vehicle/Marine Kit Cradle (optional): -30ºC to +50ºC (-22ºF to +122ºF)
  • RF Power Output:
    • 400 mW maximum (+26 dBm) (Phones)
    • 794 mW maximum (+29 dBm) (Car kit)
  • Vocoder: 8k variable rate vocoder for Globalstar mode
  • Frequency Range:
    • Globalstar Transmit: 1610.73 to 1620.57 MHz
    • Globalstar Receive: 2484.39 to 2499.15 MHz
    • (Channel Center Frequency)
  • Certifications: FCC, IC, CE, ANATEL

Optional Accessories:

  • GDK-1700 Data Kit: Connects the GSP-1700 to any standard USB A port for easy access to the Internet, email or private data networks.
  • GVC-1700 Vehicle/ Marine Charger: Allows for operation of the GSP-1700 satellite phone while charging the battery. Fits standard automotive power sockets. Includes high-grade 6-foot coil cord.
  • AC-1700 Auxiliary Battery Charger: Use it to externally charge a battery for the Globalstar GSP-1700, and provide power to the phone directly. Requires use of the Globalstar GVC-1700 vehicle charger (sold separately) or GWC-1700 Wall Charger.
  • GPB-1700 Lithium-Ion Battery: Delivers ample power to the GSP-1700 satellite phone. Provides 4 hours talk time, 36 hours standby time. High-capacity Lithium-ion technology with integrated circuitry protects against short circuits and overcharging.
  • GIK-1700 Vehicle/ Marine Kit: Install your GSP-1700 in virtually any land based vehicle or vessel. Choose from three antenna options and variable cable lengths up to 80 feet.
  • Hard Shell Pelican Cases: Protect your GSP 1700 and accessories with watertight, crushproof, and dust proof Pelican cases. Choose from 3 sizes.
  • Ruggedized Leather Case: Helps protect your GSP-1700 satellite phone in the roughest of conditions. Phone will ring and can be answered while still in the case. Includes belt clip.