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21. When an SMS message fails to send, is it added to a queue for the next fetch so the message can eventually send?

If it’s not sent within 20 minutes (multiple attempts – an initial attempt and 3 subsequent attempts), it will be marked not sent. It will not be in the queue to be auto sent. ...

22. Is there a way to import waypoints from a file into a SPOT account, which then can be sync’d with a SPOT X?

No.

23. How does international SMS messaging work?

At this time, there are no additional fees for SMS texting. Globalstar reserves the right to change this policy.

24. How current is the text message use counter in the online SPOT account?

Within 1 hour.

25. How long will the power light blink green before going idle?

5 minutes. It will blink unless it’s in sleep mode/idle mode or turned off.

26. How long does it take to fully charge the SPOT X?

4 hours using the wall charger we provide. It takes longer to charge on the computer.

27. SPOT X User Guide

To download the SPOT X User Guide, click the "Download File" link below: Attachments SPOT X USER GUIDE 3.41 Mb Download File ...

28. SPOT X Quick Start Guide

To download the SPOT X Quick Start Guide, click the "Download File" link below: Attachments SPOT X QUICK START GUIDE 3.23 Mb Download File ...

29. How do I know if my message was sent?

Your sent messages will be displayed in the Messages screen. The Check-In Message will not display the texts sent, but only the GPS coordinates and date/time it was sent. You also can view your sent messages in your SPOT MyAccount. Before heading off the ...

30. Is my SPOT device considered a Portable Electronic Device by the FAA?

Yes, when SPOT products are used on an aircraft, they are considered a Portable Electronic Device (PED).  Per 14 CFR Part 91.21, the pilot is ultimately responsible for approving the use of any Portable Electronic Devices on their aircraft and must b ...