updated 11/15/2010 7:16:16 AM ET 2010-11-15T12:16:16

COVINGTON, La., Nov. 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The best gifts are the ones that get used all year long. This holiday season Spot LLC is including a special Bonus Adventure Kit valued at $50 with the purchase of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™ available now at leading outdoor and electronics retailers while supplies last.      

The SPOT Bonus Adventure Kit includes the award-winning SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger and seven complimentary products to help prepare any adventurer for the outdoors. For the gift buyer, it's a great value. 

The SPOT Adventure Kit contains the following items at no additional cost:

  • 15% Discount code off SPOT Basic Service activation
  • Form-fitting SPOT Messenger Flotation Case
  • Micro PICO™ Lite LED Flashlight by eGear 
  • Safety Whistle
  • Carabiner Keychain
  • Durable Lanyard
  • SPOT Safety Tips Bandana

Whether that special someone hikes, boats, rides, skis or travels, the rugged handheld SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™ is equipped with a variety of satellite messaging features to stay connected wherever life takes them.  SPOT transmits GPS location coordinates and status messages over the Globalstar satellite network to a list of personal contacts or an emergency response coordination center.  Because SPOT uses satellite technology, it works from some of the most remote regions on Earth.  

Built rugged for outdoor use, the portable 5.2 oz SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger transmits activated messages based on varying levels of need:

  • SOS notifies an emergency response coordination center of your GPS location.
  • Help sends a request for assistance to your designated contacts or SPOT Assist providers for non-life-threatening emergencies.
  • Check-in/OK lets contacts know where you are and that you're okay.
  • Custom Message button sends a preprogrammed message to your personal contacts.
  • Track Progress automatically updates your location on Google Maps™ allowing your contacts to track a virtual "breadcrumb trail" of your progress in near real-time.

To learn more about the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger and the limited edition Holiday Adventure Kit visit www.findmespot.com/gift .

Pricing and Availability

The SPOT Bonus Adventure Kit is priced at $169.99 MSRP available at leading outdoor and electronic retailers in the US and Canada while supplies last. For a complete list of retailers visit the online dealer locator at www.findmespot.com .

About Spot LLC

Spot LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), provides emergency notification technology that allows users to communicate from remote locations around the globe. The SPOT product family uses both the GPS satellite network to determine a customer's location and the Globalstar network to transmit messages and GPS coordinates to others including an international rescue coordination center. 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 others stay connected - from disaster preparedness to outdoor adventure – visit www.findmeSPOT.com .

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