The world's only truly global satellite communicator now has built-in navigation with waypoints and routing. Create or view a route, drop waypoints, see your detailed GPS tracks, and navigate with the on-screen map view. View route details such as distance and bearing to destination. Equipped with a digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer. Plan your route online ahead of time, including waypoints, and share it with family and friends to follow along and watch your progress. Send and receive 160-character text messages with GPS coordinates to cell numbers or email addresses worldwide and post updates to social media. Adjustable tracking intervals from 10 minutes to 4 hours allow you to track your trip and share your location, including GPS coordinates, course elevation and speed. Trigger an SOS, receive a delivery confirmation, and communicate back and forth with our 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center. No annual contract required. An active satellite subscription is require to use the inReach Explorer; monthly or annual plans available.