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Manufacturer's Description

When your adventures take you beyond cell service, SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know you're 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. Long live adventure.

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With the SPOT Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger, you can reach emergency responders, check-in with family or friends, share GPS coordinates and track your adventures, all at the push of a button.


Stay connected anywhere-regardless of cell coverage! The SPOT Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger provides a vital line of communication with friends and family when you want it and emergency assistance when you need it.. . . . Using 100% satellite technology, SPOT 3 works virtually anywhere in the world. Check in with your social networks and send pre-programmed custom text messages to let your friends and family know how you're doing. Effortlessly keep your loved ones in the loop as they track your progress with Google Maps in real-time. SOS/911 function sends a message with your exact location to GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center in the event of a life-threatening situation or other critical emergency. Tracking options allow you to track in 2.5-, 5-, 10-, 30-, or 60-minute increments. Motion Activated Tracking technology can sense when you've stopped and won't send tracking information until you start moving again. Contoured shape and dual attachment points let you easily lash SPOT 3 onto your pack. Uses 4 AAA Lithium batteries (included); can also be powered by AAA rechargeable batteries or USB. Operating Altitude: -328 ft. to 21320 ft. (-100m to 6500m). In the box: SPOT 3, USB cable, 4 AAA batteries, carrying strap, and carabiner. Note: SPOT needs a clear view of the sky to obtain a GPS signal and provide the most accurate location information; it is not reliable indoors, in a cave, or in very dense woods. Due to federal shipping restrictions regarding products contain


The SPOT Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger gives you unmatched communication in places your phone becomes worthless. With the ability to message friends and family as well as send out an SOS to emergency services when you really get in a bind. With a SPOT Adventure account, your can send out messages with your current location to let people know you are safe or to allow them to track your progress on a long journey.

- Mountain Gear