Unlike cell phones a Satellite phone relies on a visual access to overhead satellites, so you will find that in areas were no cell phone coverage exists, a satellite phone will allow you place that important call.
In order to assist in determining optimum call times Globalstar has provided a calculator, check out this great tool here
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- 30% smaller and lighter than the original model at 5.2 ounces
- New enhanced satellite antenna for improved performance in foliage or canopied environments
- Advanced GPS performance chipset
- GPS Acquisition light
- “Message Sending” indicator light
- Dedicated GPS Tracking button
- New, dedicated pre-programmable Custom Message button
- Protective covers over S.O.S and Help button to prevent inadvertent message transmission
- Illuminated buttons
- Included case and neoprene fastening band
- SOS:Emergency assistance request sent with your GPS location to GEOS every 5 minutes until batteries die or until cancelled
- Help/SPOT Assist:Request help from friends and family every 5 minutes for 1 hour. Up to 10 contacts – phone & email
- Check In:Lets contacts know where you are and that you’re okay. Attempts to send three messages to help ensure successful transmission. Up to 10 contacts – phone and email. Contacts will receive only 1 message.
- Custom Message:Creates custom non-urgent message to send to friends and family
- Track Progress:Acquires your GPS location every 10 minutes for 24 hours. Sends each location one time. Previous 2 track points sent with current track point helping ensure consistent recording of movements.
- Emergency Response Center:GEOS is operational 7 days/week, 365 days a year, operating out of Houston, TX (2 addl. backup locations)
- History Review:Review all Check In, Track Alert SOS, and Help locations via findmespot.com using Google maps for up to 30 days.
- Shared Page:You can share messages and locations with others via a personal shared page or SPOT adventures account. Live data viewing up to 7 days, data storage up to 30 days. Can have up to 10 shared pages.
- Button Covers:Prevent accidental activation of SOS or Help features
- GPS Signal Indicator:Visual LED status of GPS signal acquired
- Message Sent Indicator:Visual LED status of message sent
- Security: Data protection via the latest techniques.
- Removable case:Flexible attachment solution providing arm band, carabiner, & car dash attachment. Reflective material.
- International Communication:Universally accepted icons to communicate button features.
- Color: Matte Orange