KMP en-us KnowlageBase RSS Generator Is my SPOT device considered a Portable Electronic Device by the FAA? 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
be able to show compliance upon request by the FAA.  This includes being able to show that any
PED’s being used do not affect the safety of the aircraft. ]]>
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:24:20 -0600
How can the SPOT interference be prevented in aircraft? antennas will resolve the problem.   This
can be difficult in smaller planes as many pilots want to place the SPOT device
on the glare shield.  If interference is
observed, move the SPOT device to another location and check again for
interference.  Continue testing until the
problem is resolved.  Please note that in
some cases, the interference problem will not be able to be resol]]>
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:23:00 -0600
How can I determine if the SPOT device transmissions affect the aircraft’s navigation electronics? 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 turned off to resolve the interference.]]>
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:22:12 -0600
How SPOT works? either 1611.25 MHz in North America and portions of Central America or on
1616.25 MHz throughout the rest of the world. 
These frequencies are just above the GPS L1 frequency (1575.42 MHz) used
by many aircraft navigation systems. 
When the SPOT product transmits, there is the possibility of
interference even though both the SPOT
device and the aircraft navigation/communication systems meet all FCC regulatory
requirements for interferenc]]>
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:21:13 -0600
What apps are compatible with my device? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:34:49 -0600 If I lend my SPOT to a friend or family member, and they use the SOS feature, who is liable for the expense? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:33:20 -0600 How do I share my tracking with other people? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:32:52 -0600 Can I send a message while tracking? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:32:16 -0600 Finding the best location to send a message? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:32:00 -0600 Where can I find my auth code on my SPOT 1, SPOT 2, SPOT Gen 3, SPOT Connect, SPOT HUG or SPOT Trace? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:31:45 -0600 SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger User Manual Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:53:24 -0500 Where can I go to learn more about my Intrinsically Safe SPOT? Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0500 How do I send SPOT SMS messages to international mobile phones? Sun, 06 Mar 2011 21:00:00 -0600 I've lost my SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger User Guide. Where can I see it online? l'utilisateur relatif au nouveau dispositif de messagerie GPS par satellite
SPOT, cliquez sur Download ci-dessous.For User's Guides in other languages, please contact Customer Service. The SPOT Customer Care team is committed to delivering excellence in
service. Our team is available Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to Midnight
to provide answers to]]>
Mon, 08 Mar 2010 21:00:00 -0600
Can I use other batteries in an emergency with my SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger? Fri, 20 Nov 2009 08:00:00 -0600 What is the battery life of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger? Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0600 Can the unit be plugged in to an external power source? lithium batteries. Any other brand of AA lithium will be rechargeable
and high voltage, which will damage the unit. These are required due to
this technology's unique ability to maintain a high cell volt
throughout the life of the battery. Additional benefits are a larger
operating temperature range, up to 8 times longer life than alkaline,
an outstanding 15-year shelf life and a 30% weight reduction.]]>
Tue, 08 Sep 2009 08:00:00 -0500
Can the tracking interval be adjusted? Tue, 08 Sep 2009 08:00:00 -0500 What format are the long/lat coordinates? Can they be sent in other formats? Tue, 08 Sep 2009 08:00:00 -0500 My SPOT device does not work properly near airports or when I have another GPS device close by. Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Can I send a message to indicate that I have started tracking? Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0500 How should SPOT be positioned for best accuracy and results? Tue, 01 Sep 2009 21:00:00 -0500 How accurate is the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger when reporting a user's position? Sat, 20 Jun 2009 21:00:00 -0500 Can I receive notifications or messages on my SPOT Messenger? Sat, 20 Jun 2009 21:00:00 -0500 What does an email or SMS notification look like that I send from my SPOT Messenger? 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"
message.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 map]]>
Fri, 19 Jun 2009 21:00:00 -0500
Tips for receiving your email and SMS notifications for OK and HELP messages Mon, 11 May 2009 21:00:00 -0500 Tips to help send your first SPOT Check-OK message Mon, 11 May 2009 21:00:00 -0500 What features on SPOT can be in use at the same time? Wed, 06 May 2009 00:00:00 -0500 What format does SPOT use for its GPS coordinates? Tue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0500 How far should other GPS devices be from SPOT to prevent signal interference? Tue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Why am I not getting my email and/or SMS messages? Tue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Is SPOT water resistant? Tue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0500 How quickly will a message go out after pushing a button? Mon, 04 May 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Where can I go to learn more about my SPOT Satellite Messenger? Sat, 02 May 2009 21:00:00 -0500