Originally Posted by Jovanx
Hello big brother! Now you can keep track of your truck, your boat, bicycle, motorcycle, even your girl. (see the pictures in the ad) It doesn't say how much it weighs, but it would have to have a battery and transmitter powerful enough to send a signal to a satellite (and then there are the user-fees after you have bought it. It says it is ideal for dogs and large animals but is too large for a cat to "carry comfortably".Still, for large and expensive planes, it might be worth while.
Read the information. It uses Cellular to communicate. Just like logging onto the web with your smart phone. No satellite battery required:
"Using your GPS
Loc8tor GPS technology lets you track your device in almost any country either online or by your mobile / cell phone. It will automatically detect and connect to a suitable mobile network (same as a mobile phone). Please note GPS technology is designed for use outside. Itís not suitable for locating the whereabouts of something indoors.
GPS Size : 66mm (H) x 36mm (W) x 20mm (D) / 2.6" (H) x 1.4" (W) x 0.8" (D)
GPS Weight : Weight: 60 grams, 2.11 Oz
Batteries : Rechargeable
Battery Life : Up to 3 weeks. Please note battery life will be reduced depending on the frequency it reports."
I will not lose another sailplane.