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 tracking@predictwind.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 tracking@predictwind.com 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 yourpwlogin@gmail.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
179 59W

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.

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