If you do not have an Iridium GO and are not using an Iridium GO number in your account, you can send your GPS position via email to email@example.com and your position will be displayed on your GPS tracking page. As this is a manual process, it should be done regularly during the day so friends/family can check your progress.
To access manual GPS Tracking by email, you require the Standard or Professional level of PredictWind forecasting subscription and a GPS tracking page set up by the PredictWind support team.
The format of the email to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single line in the body of the email.
Subject: not required (leave blank)
PredictWind Login Email Lat Long YYYY-MM-DD 00:00
An example of GPS update email as a single line in the body of the email would be email@example.com 23 20.111S 174 14.455E 2021-04-18 06:50
Latitudes and longitudes can be sent in any of the formats below, with a maximum of two digits after the decimal point.
+-179.99 # degrees
+-179 59.99 # degrees minutes
+-179 59 59.99 # degrees minutes seconds
N,S,E,W markers can be placed in any of the following positions:
W179 59 59.99
179W 59 59.99
179 59 59.99W
NOTE: For the GPS position report email to be received and processed correctly by our server, it must be in plain text with no signatures.