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As seen on USAToday.com on June 10, 2010:


GPS Tools can keep you safe on summer outings


By Kim Komando of CyberSpeak

Kim Komando, a respected tech blogger, included SPOT in her editorial about different GPS devices that can help keep you safe this summer during your next adventure. Check it out at here.

Offroad Passport

Here’s a cool organization, Offroad Passport, that integrated SPOT units in their off-road website by using SPOTadventures.com accounts that allow everyone in their club to follow their adventures. Anyone can set up a SPOT Adventures Account. Get creative with how you use SPOT Adventures. See how Offroad Passport did it here!

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SPOT helps track the AOPA Road to Runway Rally

54121-www.aopaCheck out the AOPA's Road to Runway Rally Sweepstakes recap via a SPOT Adventures trip widget here: http://www.aopa.org/sweeps/rallyspotmap.html. This exciting rally featured two duos piloting a Smart Car and a Remos GX aircraft on the way to the Sun and Fun Airshow in Lakeland, Florida.

Wired Magazine - SPOT Passes Extreme Test

wired_logoAs seen in the March 2010 issue of Wired Magazine.

By Joe Brown

How do you truly test a device that beams your coordinates into space and dispatches a rescue squad to your exact location? You get lost. Read More >

New Enhanced SPOT Messenger Summons First Emergency Rescue

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A customer using his new SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger summons a rescue for an injured rider who just crashed her motorcycle. Learn more >

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