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Spot GPS Satellite Messenger SPOT-1 - Spot Satellite Messenger w/ gps Product Info

Spot GPS Satellite Messenger SPOT1 on sale and available from our online store. OpticsPlanet, Inc is an Authorized US Distributor for Spot Digital Navigation. Spot GPS is the imageonly device of its kind, using the Global Positioning System satellite network to acquire its coordinates and then sending its location with a link to Google Maps and a pre-programmed message via a commercial satellite network. Also unlike Personal Locator Beacons, Spot does more than just call for help. Tracking your progress, checking in with loved ones, and non-emergency assistance are also available, all at the push of a button. And because it uses 100% satellite technology, it works around the world even where cell phones don't. This personal tracking device sends messages via satellite to cell phones and email addresses. In each message, the spot gps navigation coordinates are included along with a link to Google maps. GPS Navigation coordinates are accurate to within a 20 feet radius. A satellite service subscription is required for use and is purchased separately. Whether one is simply checking in with friends to insure they arrive at a location or calling someone for help, the Spot Satellite Messenger is your life line to the rest of the world. This satellite messenger provides emergency assistance when and where you need it most. This spot gps is one of the only devices that works around the world, even where cell phones have no satellite signal. This Spot GPS features four key functions that offers up the option to send a message to your friends and or Call for Help in the case of an emergency. If one needs to dispatch any emergency services (IE: 911) be able to offer the police and or rescue personnel with your exact coordinates, to insure your health and safety, all thanks to the Spot 1 Satellite Messenger. In case of assistance the SPOT Messenger will send a message, to authorities or friends, every 10 minutes for a full 24 hour period or until the Spot Global Positioning System has been powered off. No longer do you have to be lost, no matter where you are in this world. Insure that you always know where you are, whether your phone has any satellite reception. The spot gps is rugged and light weight as well as easy to use. The top of the line spot satellite personal messenger will allow you, your friends, and or emergency personnel to stay in contact virtually from every corner of the earth. The spot satellite device offers the user to be able to send a text message or email up to send a message of up to 10 contacts. Spot satellite messenger uses100% GPS satellite system to determine a user's location and the commercial satellite network to transmit that longitude and latitude of the user's status. The SPOT satellite network is a commercial satellite network with a proven 99.4% reliability rate while processing over six million messages a month - the equivalent of 2.3 messages per second. How Spot works:

  1. GPS Satellite provide coordinates.
  2. Spot satellite tracker onboard GPS chip determines your exact coordinates and sends your location and custom messages to a commercial satellite system
  3. Spot gps commercial satellites relay your messages to specific satellite antennas around the world
  4. Satellite antennas and supporting equipment route your message and location to the appropriate network
  5. Your message is delivered to the appropriate recipient via text message, email or emergency service notification

Spot - 1 GPS Satellite Messenger Offers four basic functions:

  • Check In (check ok - contacts will receive an email or text stating where you are, with a link to google maps)
  • Ask for Help (if pressed the message will be sent for an hour, or until the custom message created by you, is turned off)
  • Alert 911 (when situations turn bad or life critical the spot is crucial to notifying emergency public and private personnel anywhere in the world)
  • Track Progress (Whether you are boating or hiking, offer up a full tracking progress of your trip)

Features of Spot GPS Satellite Messenger SPOT1:

  • 100% satellite technology and is operational where cell phones are not
  • A critical line of communication with family, friends, and 911 emergency personnel
  • Four key functions for sending messages via text or email
  • Operational everywhere around the globe
  • Satellite subscription is required
  • Floats in a bed of water and may be submerged up to 1 meter

Specifications for Spot GPS Satellite Messenger SPOT1:

Mfg Item Num:  SPOT 1
Category:  ELECTRONICS
Type:  GPS
Function:  Communication
Channels:  N/A
Range:  -300 ft to +21,000 ft
Battery:  2 AA 1.5 Volt Lithium
Screen Type:  N/A
Waterproof:  1 Meter For Up To 30 Minutes
Back Light:  No

Package Contents:

  • Spot GPS Satellite Messenger
  • User's Guide
  • GEOS Emergency Response Services printed guide
  • 2 AA Lithium batteries (Energizer brand)

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Helpful Negative Review SPOT Fails in Actual 911 Emergency by Legacy Reviewer, January 21, 2009
Do not under any circumstances buy a SPOT unit! It is unreliable in a 911 situation, and customer service is the worst I have ever experience. Here is my story. I bought the unit for $200, and paid the $200 annual fee. I figured that if I ever ne...
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