The SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger
Introducing the second generation of personal satellite messaging and emergency communications providing enhanced GPS performance in a smaller and lighter form.
The SPOT Personal Messenger raised the safety factor for millions who took to the outdoors each year. SPOT notifies friends, family or an international rescue coordination center with your GPS location and status based on situation and need - all with the push of a button.
SOS: Use this function In the event of a life threatening or other critical emergency to notify emergency services of your GPS location and that you need assistance. The GEOS International Emergency Response Center alerts the appropriate agencies worldwide – for example contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe.
Help: In the event of a non-life threatening emergency, you can use this function to notify your personal contacts that you need assistance. Additional SPOT Assist services can be purchased and programmed to your Help button as well. When activated with SPOT Assist, the Help button will notify professional services either on the land or water. SPOT has partnered with national service providers to offer non-life threatening assistance.
Check-in / OK: This feature allows you to let your friends and family know that all is OK with a pre-programmed message along with your GPS location. With a push of a button a message is sent via email or SMS to up to 10 pre-determined contacts and your waypoint is stored in your SPOT account for later reference. Your stored waypoints can be easily integrated into a SPOT Shared Page or SPOT Adventure account.
Custom Message: This feature allows you to let your friends and family know receive a custom message along with your GPS location with a push of a button. Use this feature as a secondary OK message or transfer your personal help alert to this message function if you are using a SPOT Assist service on your Help button.
Track Progress: This feature allows you to send and save your location and allow contacts to track your progress in near real time using Google Maps. With your SPOT account you have the ability to set up a SPOT Shared Page which allows you to show your SPOT GPS locations to others on a Google Map.
- Advanced GPS
- GPS acquisition light
- Water resistant to 1 meter for 30 minutes
- Operating temperature: -22°F to +140ºF
- Operating altitudes: -328 feet to +21,325 feet
- Humidity and Salt Fog rated
- Service subscription required; unlimited Help, SOS, custom message and check-in service only $99.99 annually.
- Operates on three AAA lithium batteries (included)
- Size: 3.7x 2.6'' x 1.0''
- Approximate weight: 5.2 ounces