SARTopo/Spot integration

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Todd Shechter

10 Mar, 2019 11:00 PM

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone is using successfully the Add Locator object to receive email check-ins from a Spot beacon?

For me, SARTopo generated the @tracking.sartopo.com email address which is now in our Spot account. But on a check-in, nothing appears on the map. The check-in also sends to my normal email and that is arriving fine.

This seems like a cool feature. Thank you.

Todd

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by matt on 13 Mar, 2019 02:51 AM

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    There was a recently-fixed bug with SPOT email parsing due to SPOT changing the format of their email, but I haven't heard back from the reporting user so I couldn't verify that it was fixed. Have you tested this in the past few days, and if so can you send over a sample email?

  2. 2 Posted by Todd Shechter on 13 Mar, 2019 10:47 AM

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    Hi Matt,

    I tried this on Sunday and it did not work. Here is the email.

    thanks
    Todd

    Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 15:20:47
    From: Todd Shechter <[email blocked]>
    Reply-To: [email blocked]
    To: [email blocked]
    Subject: Check-in/OK message from SPOT CMRU
    Parts/Attachments:
        1 OK ~23 lines Text
        2 Shown ~22 lines Text
    ----------------------------------------

    Device Name: CMRU
    Latitude: 44.54181
    Longitude: -123.28748
    GPS location Date/Time: 03/10/2019 15:08:33 PDT

    Message: CMRU is OK and doing well.

    Click the link below to see where I am located.
    http://fms.ws/158h4R/44.54181N/123.28748W [fms.ws]

    If the above link does not work, try this link:
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=44.54181,-123.28748&ll=44.54181,-123.28748&ie=
    UTF8&z=12&om=1 [maps.google.com]

    You have received this message because "CMRU" has added you to its SPOT
    contact list and
    attempted to contact you.

    FindMeSPOT.com

  3. 3 Posted by shane on 24 Mar, 2019 11:50 AM

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    I didnt know sartopo did this. How do I get the @tracking.sartopo.com email account set up?

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