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  • SPOT2 GPS Messenger :: 54-Day On Track Review

    SPOT2 GPS Messenger :: 54-Day On Track Review

    The SPOT2 Messenger is a Satellite GPS Messenger that provides a unique line of communication with friends and family when you want it, and emergency assistance when you need it. Using 100% satellite technology, the SPOT works virtually anywhere in the world, even where cell phones don't – all with the push of a button. This review looks at how the device performed over 54 days on the Bibbulmun Track in the South-West of Western Australia.

    Background

    In a previous review of the SPOT2 Messenger (based on our usage on our Mittagong to Katoomba walk), I stated our understanding of what the SPOT2 is:

    • Small, light device: Treat with care
    • Use with discretion: Like all GPS Devices it wont work everywhere
    • Messages are one way only: No receipt of successful delivery available
    • Customer service may be less than satisfactory: Tread carefully

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