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IMPORTANT: Spot 4 can only be shipped within the USA and Canada.

SPOT Gen4 lets family, friends, and colleagues know you are OK, or if the unexpected should happen by utilizing the Globalstar satellite network.

SPOT Gen4 the latest in the line of SPOT rugged satellite GPS messengers, the SPOT Gen4 keeps you connected even when you’re off-the-grid. Using the power of satellite technology SPOT works virtually anywhere in the world. Check in with your personal and professional networks, send custom messages and let others track your location in real-time via Google Maps™. In an emergency, transmit an SOS with your location to GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center.


  • With the push of a button, GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center provides your GPS coordinates and information to local response teams - for example contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe. The S.O.S. button is for emergencies only.
  • Customized tracking features take your adventure to the next level. Choose motion-activated tracking regardless of the level of service you choose and set up a vibration sensor to tell your SPOT to send track updates when you are moving and to stop when you do.
  • Send a pre-programmed text message or an email with GPS coordinates to up to 10 contacts with your location. Your waypoint is stored in your SPOT account for later reference. Your stored waypoints can be easily integrated into a Shared View or SPOT Adventures account.
Custom Message
  • Set up Custom Messages before your next adventure to send to your list of pre-determined contacts. Use this feature as a secondary OK message or transfer your personal help alert to this message function if you are using a SPOT S.O.V. service on your Help button.
  • Alert your personal contacts that you need help in non-life-threatening situations. Or, use SPOT S.O.V. for professional vehicular services on land. (Additional service required)


  • Height: 3.48” (8.83 cm)
  • Width: 2.66” (6.76 cm)
  • Thickness: 0.93” (2.36 cm)
  • Weight: 5 oz (142 g) with Lithium Batteries
  • Operating Temperature: -22F to 140F (-30C to +60C)
  • Operating Altitude: -328ft to +21,320ft (-100m to +6,500m)
  • Humidity Rated: MIL-STD 810F, Temperature cycling from 20°C to 60°C while maintaining 95% RH.
  • Vibration Rated: Per SAE J1455
  • Dust and Water Resistant: IP68
  • Battery Life: Send 1,250 Check In and Custom Messages on a Single set of Lithium batteries
  • Power Options: 4 AAA Energizer® Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92) / 4 AAA Energizer® NiMH rechargeable batteries (NH12)

Coverage Map

SPOT works around the world, including virtually all of the continental United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia, portions of South America, portions of North and South Africa, North-East Asia and hundreds of miles offshore of these areas.

In The Box

  • Spot Gen4
  • Strap and Carabiner
  • USB Cable
  • Batteries
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Accessories
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Please note, Aircraft Spruce Canada's personnel are not certified aircraft mechanics and can only provide general support and ideas, which should not be relied upon or implemented in lieu of consulting an A&P or other qualified technician. Aircraft Spruce Canada assumes no responsibility or liability for any issue or problem which may arise from any repair, modification or other work done from this knowledge base. Any product eligibility information provided here is based on general application guides and we recommend always referring to your specific aircraft parts manual, the parts manufacturer or consulting with a qualified mechanic.

Q: Regarding the Spot 4 GPS Messenger: What batteries are required and how often replaced? Does it require a subscription?

Battery Life: Send 1,250 Check In and Custom Messages on a Single set of Lithium batteries

Power Options: 4 AAA Energizer. Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92) / 4 AAA Energizer. NiMH rechargeable batteries (NH12).

Q: What are the advantages of the Spot Gen4 over the SPOT Gen3?

Enhanced Design, Upgraded IP68 Rating, Enhanced Tracking Options, Longer Battery Life

Q: Does the GEOS SPOT Gen4 work in Southern Africa?

Yes, it will. Please see the Spot Coverage Map section on the web page for coverage area details.

Q: Does the Spot 4 require a subscription?

Yes, the Spot 4 required a subscription. Please see the below URL for subscription options.

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