Thread: Inuvik or Bust!
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Old 08-15-2013, 01:45 PM   #75
Boots...No Bike
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Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Prince George, BC, Canada
Oddometer: 22
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Originally Posted by Motojournalism View Post
Yeah I was wondering too - I found out it's automated: you press the button once and it sends out emails/text every few minutes for an hour:

"Once activated, SPOT acquires your location from the GPS network and routes it along with the HELP message through the SPOT satellite network every five minutes for one hour or until cancelled. Your contacts will receive an SMS text message including coordinates, or an email with a link to Google Maps™ showing your location."

So where's the betting pool on what broke?
Rear shock? Subframe? transmission?

Looking forward to the stories and photos!
How many contacts get the HELP messages? I only get the good stuff apparently.

What's the least expensive on your breakdown list MJ? Counting shipping. : /
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