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Puddlejumper
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Rank: 125cc Rider

Hi Team, as a person who rides solo adventure most of the time I have spent the extra and have a SPOT Gen3, there is an annual subscription. The peice of mind it gives the home base makes it worth it. Spot Gen3 has the ability to have 3 preset messaging, you preset the button, ie, ” 1: all safe and staying here at the moment” (2: serious issue, rider is OK but bike broken send help, etc. Preset message can be sent to mulitple persons both as email and txt. There is also another button for 10 minute foot steps without extra charge that others can review, more frequent stepping attracts addtionial charges. You can review your footsteps post ride etc. The 4th button Red SOS goes direct to USA and returns to NZ search and rescue. Have not had to press button 4 so far very close as came across a very serious accident outside any coverage. Note Spot also has releases another unit that allows satelite txting etc. Note all message have the GPS cordinates. Hope that assists. Cheers Matthew