We have bought a Spot2 Personal Tracker Satellite GPS Messenger from Amazon.co.uk for £ 119.99 + Shipping for £ 5.47, a total of 1 407 SEK. It feels like it is money well invested to be able to send updates to our families, friends and readers as well as an extra security if something should happen.
Spot are a satellite distress beacon that have coverage over almost the entire globe. Spot works not just for emergencies but is also an excellent tool to communicate with family and friends along the way. Example, you can send your GPS coordinates on a regular basis to see where you are and you feel good even if you do not have cell phone coverage. Problems arise, you can send emergency message to selected friends and you are in urgent need of help is the ability to alert emergency services in the country you are. It also has built-in support for posting updates to Facebook.
To spot to work, a subscription which costs € 99 (903sek) per year.
Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.6 x 2.5 cm
Weight: 147.4 grams
Temperature limits:-30C to +60 C
Height Limits: -100 m to +6500 m