PredictWind Help Center

How to send manual GPS tracking updates via email

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 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. 

 You will need the Standard or Professional level of PredictWind subscription to use the manual GPS tracking.

 The format of the email to be sent to as a single line in the body of email. 

Subject: not required (leave blank)

PredictWind Login Email Lat Long

example of GPS update email as single line in body of email.




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

NSEW markers can be placed in any of the following positions:

W179 59 59.99
179W 59 59.99
179 59 59.99W
179 59W