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 10:53:43 -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 10:51:49 -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 10:50:03 -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 10:45:22 -0600
How do I reset my SPOT X if it becomes unresponsive? Simply press and hold the Select and Power Button for 12 seconds until
the user interface flashes off, then release the buttons. The SPOT X
logo should be displayed on the screen.

*After 3 seconds of holding the Power button, you will be asked if
you want to power off. Disregard this and continue to hold both buttons
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:14:57 -0500
How does the SPOT X compass work? 2. Always points North.
3. Needle does not point to the direction you are heading towards. Instead, the needle always points North.
4. The Spot X Antenna should be pointing forward and lying flat or up to 15 degrees up.
5. The Navigation feature is intended while traveling on foot, not in vehicles, boats or planes.]]>
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Will SPOT international customers have MDNs corresponding to their country? USA and Canada currently have their own numbers.]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:41:08 -0500 Does the SpotX turn off if it's idle? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:33:04 -0500 Do check-in and S.O.S.messages count towards my messaging limit? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:32:15 -0500 Does S.O.S. work on a Flex plan during a period of suspension? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:31:58 -0500 Does the S.O.S. message take priority in the messaging queue? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:31:43 -0500 Can I cancel an S.O.S. message? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:30:59 -0500 What happens if I press the S.O.S. button? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:30:44 -0500 Why does my character count go down so quickly when I used a typed-in contact? email addresses, the address characters are counted as part of the
message. You can avoid limiting your character count by adding Contacts
before sending your message.]]>
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:30:18 -0500
What is the character limit for email and text? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:30:03 -0500 If sending 3 separate messages, how long will it take for the Spot X to send all messages? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:28:11 -0500 How quickly does the message go out after pushing a button? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:23:10 -0500 Where do I find my ESN and Mobile Device Number? Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:09:53 -0500 Why did it take several minutes to send my messages? Obstruction
Spot X Antenna Orientation
GPS Satellite Acquisition
Physical Location]]>
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
How do I know if my message was sent?
The first is a chat bubble with a check mark indicating message sent.
The second is a]]>
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
How to download the firmware updater? Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Do undeliverable messages, when device is off for 72 hours, count toward your messages? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:10:21 -0500 Can you send a message to someone on your blacklist? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:09:22 -0500 How many waypoints can you have? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:08:57 -0500 When an SMS message fails to send, is it added to a queue for the next fetch so the message can eventually send? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:06:20 -0500 Is there a way to import waypoints from a file into a SPOT account, which then can be sync’d with a SPOT X? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:05:32 -0500 How does international SMS messaging work? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:04:03 -0500 How current is the text message use counter in the online SPOT account? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:58:16 -0500 How long will the power light blink green before going idle? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:57:40 -0500 How long does it take to fully charge the SPOT X? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:56:51 -0500 When you receive a message, does it deduct from your message count if you do not open the actual message? Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 SPOT X User Guide

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