Where can you use SPOT?

SPOT works around the world, including virtually all of the continental United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia, portions of South America, Northern Africa and Northeastern Asia, and hundreds or thousands of miles off-shore of these areas.

Having trouble with reception or sending messages? See the FAQ section for information.

99% or better probability of successfully sending a single message within 20 minutes.
96% to 99% probability of successfully sending a single message within 20 minutes.
Reduced or no coverage available within a 20 minute period.
No coverage in this area.
Last updated on October 8, 2008. Estimated coverage area. Actual coverage may vary. Success rates are forecasts for a SPOT messenger to successfully deliver a single message during a 20-minute period, based on network availability. Additionally, in everyday conditions it is normal for some messages to be blocked by your environment, such as hills or buildings. That's why the SPOT Messenger is scheduled to automatically send multiple messages in every mode - giving you excellent overall reliability.