This is cool, GPS Tracker with contact alert

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This is cool, GPS Tracker with contact alert

Post by Lewis » Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:16 am

http://www.globalcomsatphone.com/spot/? ... medium=PPC

$150.00 and $99.00 a year.

your contact can track you on google earth.

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Post by DesertDawg » Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:07 am

Unbelievably cool! Thanks for posting.

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Post by Otherhand » Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:57 pm

Here are a couple of reviews and evaluations of the unit:

http://www.equipped.org/SPOT_ORSummer2007.htm

http://www.equipped.org/blog/?p=73

Although the ability of having others being able to track your route is cool, I don't think it's worth the subscription price. I'd much prefer (and use) a PLB which has no ongoing cost and is backed up by the entire US Search and Rescue system. But either one is better than nothing if the crap hits the fan in the backcountry.

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Post by burnrider » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:12 pm

Old Post- but I hope correct for my question.

Using the Spot feature 'I'm broke down- but okay' sends a designated email. Is there a number the friend or spouse can notify with GPS coordinates for a local response?

Figured to ask here before checking a Sheriff's office or the NPS.

Thanks,
Don

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