SPOT SATELLITE MESSENGER 1
- SPOT sends your exact GPS coordinates and selected messages over commercial satellites to tell others of your location and status.
- Works around the world, independently of cellular networks.
- SPOT features four key functions that enable users to send messages to friends, family or emergency responders, based upon varying levels of need:
- Alert 9-1-1 – Dispatch emergency responders to your exact location
- Ask for Help – Request help from friends and family in your exact location
- Check In – Let contacts know where you are and that you’re OK
- Track Progress – Send and save your location and allow contacts to track your progress using Google Maps™
- Satellite coverage works around the world, independently of cellular systems
- 7.37 ounces
- Unit Cost: $169.99 USD (MSRP)
- Service Fee: $99.99 USD annual OR $9.99 USD monthly subscription charge. Optional features include automatic tracking service (SPOTcasting) and guaranteed extraction service for countries or regions with non-responsive emergency services.
- Unlimited SPOTcasting Fee: $49.99 annual (OPTIONAL)
- GEOS Search and Rescue Benefit: $7.95 annual (OPTIONAL)
- Coverage: SPOT works around the world, including virtually all of North America, Europe and Australia, portions of South America, Northern Africa and Northeastern Asia, and hundreds or thousands of miles offshore of these areas.
- Battery Life
- Includes 2 AA lithium batteries; under normal usage a full battery charge should meet or exceed the following
- Operating Temperatures: -40°F to +185°F
- Operating Altitude: -300 feet to +21,000 feet
- Floats in water
- Waterproof to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes
- Humidity Rated MIL-STD-810E Method 507.3, 95% to 100% condensing
- Salt Fog Rated Per MIL_STD 810E Method 509.3, 5% NaCl, 95% distilled water
- Vibration Rated Per SAE J1455