Setting up communications for exploration wells
This article gives general guidance for non-telecommunications-specialists about the overall telecommunication requirements and gives details of the various systems available.
Most of the systems proposed are radio based which in some instances implies limitations which should be understood before any commitment to purchase a particular system is made. One of the factors involved is the characteristics of the various radio frequency bands.
Whatever systems are chosen it is important to include communications in the exercises which are carried out in connection with the contingency plans. In fact, it would be prudent . . .