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Old 07-22-2009, 12:25 AM   #1
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Dont hate me I used the search function, GPS Trackers

OK my first post,

I am looking for a GPS tracker that my family could follow me when I am out and about. I read the first 20 pages of GPS recommendation, no dice, I dont want a GPS, but some kind of dongle that can be tracked. I dont get lost often and when I do I dont want a map, I want to talk to people.

Doing a search for recivers gets lots of talk about trailers. Do they make tracking devices as such?
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Old 07-22-2009, 07:07 AM   #2
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I dont get lost often and when I do I dont want a map, I want to talk to people.


Look at the SPOT thread.
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Old 07-22-2009, 08:11 AM   #3
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Go here to the SPOT thread - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=282391

Yes, the SPOT will allow your family to track you while you are on trips - http://www.findmespot.com/en/
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:32 AM   #4
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is there any free tracking services?

anything that will run off my cell phone's sevice plan and or built in GPS?
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Old 08-26-2009, 02:24 PM   #5
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is there any free tracking services?

anything that will run off my cell phone's sevice plan and or built in GPS?
Yep - Instamapper.com. Works on Motorola iDen (boost mobile, $.35/day service charge + $50 for the phone), iPhone, Blackberry, Android...
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Old 08-28-2009, 03:02 PM   #6
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is there any free tracking services?

anything that will run off my cell phone's sevice plan and or built in GPS?
Google Latitude (position only last I checked, no track)
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Old 08-31-2009, 08:03 PM   #7
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It sounds like you might be looking for a GPS based vehicle tracking service. There are a lot of them available, but they aren't free and the least expensive ones don't support communication with the vehicle.

If you do a Google search for vehicle tracking GPS you should turn up vendors who sell the units and the services.

There used to be some radio communication technology that tied a GPS signal into the trasmit function of two-way radios so that the receiving radio also received the GPS location of the transmitter. I think it was called "APRS Tracking." I found this link in my old favorites folder (http://k6ib.com/aprs/). It might help you.

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