SPOT Connect Smartphone Satellite Communicator

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With SPOT® Connect, you can turn your smartphone into a satellite communicator! Simply download the SPOT app and pair your smartphone with SPOT® Connect via Bluetooth®, and you'll be linked to a global satellite network that lets you stay in touch from nearly everywhere in the world. Send messages and GPS coordinates to a contact list, or post on Twitter and Facebook. You can even send an SOS message requesting emergency assistance.


  • SOS Mode: Sends your GPS location to the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC); add a custom message to update responders of your condition; the IERCC alerts the appropriate agencies worldwide -- for example, contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe.
  • Help Mode: Send either Type & Send or Predefined messages to recipients in your contact list for non-life threatening assistance
  • Check-in/OK Mode: Send your messages and your location to friends and family; messages can also be simultaneously sent to your Facebook and Twitter accounts. 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 Adventures account
  • Track Progress Mode: Start/stop tracking at any time using the SPOT Connect App (additional service required); mark a Reference Point or send Check-in/OK messages from specific locations
  • Type & Send: Send custom email and text messages via satellites to your contacts or post to Twitter or Facebook; create up to 41-character SOS, Help and Check-in/OK messages
  • Social Networks: Send Predefined or Type & Send messages to your favorite social destinations
  • SPOT Assist: Notify third-party towing professionals of your request for assistance on land or water (additional service required)
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  • GPS Accuracy: 32.8 feet
  • Commercial Satellites (LEO): 1610-1620 MHz L-band frequency
  • Satellite Visibility: 1 to 4 at any one time
  • GPS Latitude Longitude Datum Format: WGS-84
  • Altitude: -328 feet to 21,325 feet
  • Bluetooth® Range: ~30 feet
  • Compatibility: Apple iOS: iPod touch® (2nd, 3rd and 4th generation), iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 3GS, iPhone® 3G; Android™: Platform 2.0 or later
  • IPX7 Waterproof: Up to a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes
  • Certifications: FCC, IC, WEEE, SAR, RoHS, CE
  • Battery Type: 2 AA Energizer® Ultimate Lithium 8X (L91)
  • Operating temperatures: -13 to +140 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Size: H 3 inches x W 2.6 inches x D 1.2 inches
  • Weight: 4.9 ounces (with batteries)

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Comments about SPOT Connect Smartphone Satellite Communicator:

Was at philmont with no cell service was able to keep troop informed on progress and condition of scouts. Must have a spot if you are going to be hiking or camping in remote areas

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