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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?


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. Why did it take several minutes to send my messages?

The Spot X sends redundant messages to improve the delivery probability of those messages. This process may extend the amount of time a message is delivered but other variables may also delay the message delivery time like: Obstruction Spot X Antenna O ...

30. How can I determine if the SPOT device transmissions affect the aircraft’s navigation electronics?

Turn on the SPOT device and place it in Tracking mode. If the aircraft navigation system starts to have momentary interference issues at the same intervals that the SPOT device is transmitting Tracking messages, then the SPOT device must be moved or turne ...