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SPOT Adventures – the New Social Hub for Outdoor Enthusiasts Gains Momentum Offering Integrated Web Applications for Easy Sharing of Outdoor Trips and Experiences Online

MILPITAS, CA (September 30) – SPOT LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NASDAQ: GSAT) today announced that its a new social website dedicated to the growing SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™ user community is gaining momentum. Launched in April, offers outdoor enthusiasts and trip-goers a free, interactive way to enhance their adventures online while sharing their experiences with others.

Providing users of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger a fun and simple way to upload, display and manage their location-based data, has grown rapidly and now hosts thousands of posted adventures from around the world including hiking trips, motorcycle rides, kayak and canoe outings, mountain biking, sailing expeditions and family vacations.

Easy-to-use site features provide a variety of ways to enhance one’s vacation, trip or outing. Each user has a custom profile which contains a live-feed on Google Mapsâ„¢ for displaying route waypoints. Users can turn their waypoints into “Adventures” by uploading geo-tagged pictures and writing a trip blog or allow friends to comment on recent trips. Each SPOT adventure can be saved and archived for later reference as one’s own personal online adventure diary. Integration of the latest social network tools, allows users to instantly exchange information with other sites including Facebook, Twitter, Digg and Flickr.

“Today’s society is embracing new geo-location applications and people are enjoying innovative ways to connect with each other while pursuing their passions,” said Darren Bassel, Director of Global Marketing, SPOT LLC. “The SPOT Messenger is the ideal device for sending location-based information live as it happens from around town or the remote backcountry without the limitations of cellular. The SPOT Adventures community provides our active users a place to tell their stories in colorful and interesting ways and share their experiences with people who enjoy common interests and activities.”

Visitors to can search by most popular adventures such as a recent 4,938 mile motorcycle ride “North to Alaska and Back in 7 days” or survival expert Les Stroud’s recent on-location episode in Australia.

SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger is a portable, hand-held device that allows people to send location-based messages using satellite communications The SPOT Messenger has been embraced by outdoor enthusiasts around the world including hikers, boaters, pilots, skiers, world travelers, families on the road and remote workers.


The SPOT Satellite Messenger, the world’s first satellite messenger, uses both the GPS satellite network to determine a customer’s location and the SPOT network to transmit that information to friends, family or an emergency service call center. SPOT LLC., a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: GSAT), provides lifesaving communications technology that allows users to communicate from remote locations around the globe. Thanks to this affordable, cutting-edge personal safety device, the company offers people peace of mind by allowing customers to notify friends and family of their location and status, and to send for emergency assistance in time of need, completely independent of cellular phone or wireless coverage. For more information on how SPOT LLC. is helping users live to tell about it(SM) – from disaster preparedness to outdoor adventure purposes – visit


Images of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger and SPOT Adventures logo are available upon request.

SPOT LLC Media Contacts:

Derek Moore
(408) 933-4112