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Old 14-01-2011, 10:07   #16
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I use a Spot2 as an owner service on deliveries. In tracking mode using lithium batteries I get two or three days out of a set of batteries. The system isn't up to life-safety standards so be sure your friends and family (or clients) understand that they shouldn't freak out if the signals stop for a while. That said it has been pretty reliable for me.

I use duct tape or blue painters tape to stick the Spot on the inside of a hatch cover. That provides good view of the sky and keeps the unit safe and dry.
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