SPOT X Satellite Messenger and Tracker and SOS
SPOT X Satellite Messenger
This is the newest and most capable of the famous SPOT tracker line.
The SPOT X “Satellite Personal Tracker” also known as the SPOT Locator unit has more features and services than other Emergency Handheld GPS Personal Location Beacon units selling for over $1000.00
Never be lost, stranded or be in potentially life threatening situations in remote areas beyond the range of cellular phones.
Now, with SPOT X Satellite Messenger you can perform 2-way text messaging for help or tell family members, friends or the emergency responders. Tell them where to find you using GPS accuracy regardless of cellular coverage. Help is just a push button away!
SPOT’s message and tracking functions enable users to send messages to friends, family or emergency responders, based upon varying levels of need and to visually track the location of the SPOT Satellite Messenger:
The SPOT X “Track Progress” sends and saves your location and allows contacts to track your progress using Google Maps. See example:
- GPS location coordinates accurate to within 20 feet
- 99.4% Satellite Reliability Using a 48 Satellite Constellation
- Weight 7 ounces (including battery)
- Dimensions 6.54 x 2.9 x .94 inches
- Operating temperature range -4 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit
- Uses 4 easy to replace AAA lithium or Energizer NiMH reusable batteries
- Standby battery life approximately 12 months
- Two Way SMS Texting
- One button S.O.S
- Tracking – Select from 2½, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minute tracking intervals
- Check In – Quickly and easily let everyone know you’re OK.
- Post to Social – Link your Facebook and Twitter accounts
- Compass – Built-in compass and programmable waypoints to help you navigate.
SPOT X INCLUDES
- Strap and Carabiner
- Micro USB
- Data/Power Cable
- AC Wall Adapter
- Quick Start Guide
- S.O.S. Mirrored Sticker
- Warranty Card
- GEOS Reference Guide
This is an essential line of communication in emergency situations. There are over 64 million consumers in the United States that are outdoor enthusiasts. The National Association for Search and Rescue has participated in an estimated 50,000 or more search and rescue missions each year. These rescues usually begin and the rescuers have no inclination where the victim may be located. Not only can SPOT X send and receive messages to/from family, friends, or the authorities it also provides GPS accuracy on your location. The SPOT X Tracker satellite messenger gives a location within 20 feet of accuracy. The SPOT X Locator is great for commercial lone worker safety applications or for people who live in areas where natural disasters may occur. Drivers who drive outside their cell phone coverage area would also benefit from this valuable tool.
SPOTX Tracker Satellite Messenger has a rugged waterproof construction, floats, and is functional in extreme temperatures and climates. It uses AA lithium batteries that have a standby of approximately 12 months. It is light and easy to transport with coverage in practically all of the continental United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and Australia, sections of South America, Northern Africa, and Northeastern Asia. This also has coverage in hundreds or thousands of miles offshore to these areas.
There is a proven 99.4% reliability with the SPOT messenger system. They process over 6 million messages a month or approximately 2.3 messages per second. The SPOT Tracker network uses a GPS satellite system to verify a user’s location.
Optional unlimited tracking service will transmit your location to friends and family using Google maps every 10 minutes for a 24 hour period. Tracking can be reactivated by the user of the spot unit by a press of a button. Learn more about SPOT’s Service
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