When the SPOT system receives
a "Check-In" or "Help" message, it will use the contact information settings
that you entered to send notifications to your friends and family. The subject
line of the email contains your unit number and if it is a "check-in" or "Help"
The email contains the full "check-in" or "help" message that you setup for the messenger. The email also contains
the serial number, the exact latitude/longitude location and a map link.
Clicking on the map link will pop up a Google maps page that will show them your
If you set up a mobile
destination as one of the contacts, they will also receive a notification. The
format of messages sent to a mobile phone is almost identical, except that the
google map link and nearest location are not included in the message.