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1. What are SPOT Trace movement alerts?

Receive a notification when new movement is detected on the asset. During the account setup, you will be able to select if you want Movement Alerts enabled/disabled and how long your SPOT Trace must remain at rest before a Movement Alert will be sent. You ...

2. What is a SPOT Trace status message?

Receive a daily alert so you know your asset is secure. The daily alert with GPS coordinates will be sent every 24 hours (based on time of day when the unit is first powered on). The Status feature is DISABLED by default unless otherwise changed during ac ...

3. What are the default settings on my SPOT Trace?

The following features are ENABLED by default unless otherwise changed during account setup:LOW BATTERY - Receive a notification when the device’s batteries are low. POWER OFF - Receive a notification if your device is powered off. FACTORY SETTINGS FOR ...

4. How do I use the SPOT Device Updater for the SPOT Trace?

SPOT Trace must be plugged into your computer with the included USB cable to successfully complete a reconfiguration. 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 ...

5. What do the message indicators (blinking lights) mean on my SPOT Trace?

When SPOT Trace is first powered on or with a quick press of the power button the GPS light notifies you whether or not SPOT Trace is able to see the GPS satellites and obtain a GPS location. Green –The GPS light blinks green for 20 minutes if the unit ...

6. How do I create a SPOT Adventure?

SPOT Adventures allows you to share your SPOT tracks on a detailed map, add photos, video, and stories with everyone online!To get started, please visit https://www.SPOTAdventures.com and login to your account using the same credentials as your SPOT MyAcc ...

7. When will I receive a movement alert?

Movement alerts are notifications sent from your SPOT device to your contact list indicating your device or asset is in motion.  Tracking mode must be enabled on your device.In order to receive a movement alert, the feature must be enabled from your ...

8. What apps are compatible with my device?

SPOT offers two different mobile applications that are available for Android and Apple iOS.  The SPOT Connect App is intended for use only with the SPOT Connect.For more information on the SPOT Connect, please visit:  https://www.findmespot.com/ ...

9. How SPOT works?

SPOT products transmit short 1.5 second one-way messages on 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) u ...

10. 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 ...