Configuring Locate

If you do not intend to use this feature, simply leave it 'Disabled'.

Step 1

Navigate to 'Manage Account' via the profile menu.

Step 2

Select 'Locate' from the page navigation.

Step 3

Enable 'Locate' to activate the feature.

Step 4

Set your coordinate display format. Available options are:

  • Degrees, Decimal Minutes: 49º 42.173' N, 123º 9.323' W
  • Decimal Degrees: 49.7028, -123.1553
  • Degrees, Minutes Seconds: 49º 42' 10.37" N, 123º 9' 19.29" W
  • UTM Coordinates: 10U 488794 5505611

Step 5

Now you can craft a custom initiation message. This message will be sent to the subject. The purpose is to provide instruction and comfort to your subject.

The completion message can also be customized. This message can share helpful information that your subject might benefit from while waiting for rescue.

Once your changes are made, click 'Update' you can preview your locate messages in the interface. 

Locate is now ready to use.