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  • Writer's pictureGrant Cameron-Smith

Satellite Tracking

Mobile phone location tracking in remote locations can be quite intermittent but I need something to give my family at home peace of mind that I am okay.

The hand-held SpotGen3 satellite and location tracking system I will use provides a number of safety functions:

  • Allow contacts to following and track my real-time location on a map by sending a signal to the satellite every 5 minutes.

  • Providing an SOS service should I be in need of emergency services intervention.

  • Providing a ‘check in’ and ‘check out’ messages to selected contacts.

Having tested it in South Africa in November and December with excellent results, I will make a map web-link available on this site home page should you wish to follow my progress across Europe.



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