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Devices that allow for SMS over GPS (Iridium network I think) - such as the FindMeSpot (http://findmespot.net.au/SPOT-Satellite.html)  - are getting quite cheap - around $200, and their data services are about $149 per year. I want to send my sensor data over this type of connection (GPS) where no cell phone signals are available. So I was wondering if:
  • Has anyone hacked a Spot GPS messenger to work with Arduino?
  • Has anyone used an alternative solution to send data over GPS?

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The SPoT tracker uses the Globalstar cluster of satellites.  You could get the programmer's reference manual for their transmitter which is probably built into the SPoT tracker. http://www.globalstar.com/en/docs/stx2/STX2%20Sell%20Sheet_FIN.pdf
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