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Spot Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger £188.45
When your adventures take you beyond mobile phone service, SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know youre ok or sends emergency responders your GPS location, all at the push of a button. Add this rugged, pocket-sized device to your essential gear and stay connected wherever you roam. It doesn’t matter if you get your on-the-water kicks from the seat of a kayak or the captain’s chair of a 30-foot powerboat, if you’re afloat, you should be stowing Spot Gen3. It’s the simplest, most convenient way to add to the pleasure and safety of boating when you’re out of mobile phone reach. With the push of one button, the satellite-enabled SPOT can send messages and your GPS coordinates to loved ones—or even to emergency authorities who can dispatch the Coast Guard if you need emergency help. Friends can even track your journey on Google Maps™ as you make your way.
Features S.O.S.: With the push of a button, GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center provides your GPS coordinates and information to local response teams - for example contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe The S.O.S. button is for emergencies only.
Check In: Let family and friends know youre ok when youre out of cell phone range. Send a pre-programmed text message with GPS coordinates or an email with a link to Google Maps™ to your contacts with your 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.
Help: Alert your personal contacts that you need help in non-life-threatening situations.
Custom Message: Stay in touch while off the grid by sending your custom message. Set up a message before leaving to send to contacts with your GPS location. 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.
Tracking: Allow friends and family to follow your progress online in near real-time and save waypoints so you can review your entire route at a later date.
Battery Options •4 AAA Energizer® Ultimate Lithium 8x Batteries (L92) •4 AAA Energizer® NiMH reusable batteries (NH12) •Line power with a 5v USB connection. (SPOT Gen3 is not waterproof when line powered.)
Service subscription required - more details here.