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 11:01:31 -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 11:00:49 -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 11:00:13 -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 10:59:43 -0600
What apps are compatible with my device? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:34:15 -0600 When will I receive a movement alert? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:32:32 -0600 How do I create a SPOT Adventure? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:31:54 -0600 How do I share my tracking with other people? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:30:35 -0600 Finding the best location to send a message? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:29:39 -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 10:29:17 -0600 Why can't I enter my auth code? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:28:29 -0600 How do I update my firmware? Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:27:06 -0600 Is there a video explaining how to use my SPOT Trace? ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:00:00 -0600 How do I clean my SPOT Trace? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:21:22 -0600 Will I have to pay text messaging charges if use the text message alert function on my SPOT Trace? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:20:47 -0600 What kind of coverage does the SPOT Trace offer? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:19:21 -0600 How do I ensure GPS Performance? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:12:18 -0600 What do the message indicators (blinking lights) mean on my SPOT Trace? Green –The GPS light blinks green for 20 minutes if the unit sees the GPS satellites and is looking for/has found a GPS location.
Red – The GPS light blinks red for a short time if SPOT Trace cannot see the GPS satellites and / or cannot find a GPS location. If the GPS light blinks red, you should move your SPOT T]]>
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:11:37 -0600
How do I use the SPOT Device Updater for the SPOT Trace?
Have your SPOT Trace and USB cable with you
Click on the pop-up on the page when you have selected a reconfiguration applicable feature change
Download the SPOT Device Updater
Open the program and enter in your authorization code located at the bottom of the Quick Start
Guide (included in box) and inside the battery compartment

Click the update button in the program
Refresh your account s]]>
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:07:42 -0600
What is a SPOT Trace status message? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:04:53 -0600 What is Suspended Track mode? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:02:12 -0600 How do I mount the SPOT Trace?
Use the reversible mounting bracket, double sided industrial strength tape, adhesive grip pad or adhesive hook and loop tape (all included) to affix the SPOT Trace to your asset
The placement of your SPOT Trace can make a difference. For best reception, always mount the unit with the logo pointed towards the sky (the satellite antenna is located under the logo).
If using line power, ensure that the unit will be mounted close enough to a power so]]>
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:58:54 -0600
How do I perform an initial system test for my SPOT Trace? Follow these steps:

Turn SPOT TRACE on - press and hold the Power button; lights will illuminate.
Power and GPS lights will blink green as the unit performs a self-test and starts the tracking process.
Leave SPOT Trace outdoors. For the initial 20 minute]]>
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:57:57 -0600
How do I replace the batteries in my SPOT Trace?
Loosen the screws to open the back cover.
Install 4 AAA EnergizerTM Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries or NiMH rechargeable batteries.
Replace cover ensuring that the gasket is lined up and free of debris. Tighten screws with a small screwdriver. It is important that you fully tighten the back cover to maintain SPOT TRACE's waterproof seal.
Keep your batteries installed, even when using line power, to ensure proper system performance in the event line]]>
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:46:36 -0600
How do I power my SPOT Trace? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:42:35 -0600 What do I do if I believe my asset is, in fact, being stolen? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:38:31 -0600 Can SPOT Trace be plugged in to an external power source? Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:38:02 -0600 How does Trace tracking work? MOTION-ACTIVATED TRACKINGA built-in vibration sensor sends GPS locations only when the asset is]]> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:00:00 -0600 When should I use dock mode on the SPOT Trace? Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:00:00 -0600 What are SPOT Trace movement alerts? Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:00:00 -0600 What are the default settings on my SPOT Trace? Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:00:00 -0600 What kind of battery life and performance can I expect from the SPOT Trace? Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:00:00 -0600