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Cretaing a tracking device...

Cretaing a tracking device...

Cretaing a tracking device...

(OP)
Hello People,
I'm looking to create some kind of device to mount on a Scooter, that I can use to track it down in case of theft.
I was imagining somthing that uses Radiowaves and or GPS.
It should be a device that is not to expensive to build, as it should not go above the cost of buiying a new scooter.

I have looked on some of the Child Tracking systems, that uses GPS, the problem with them are that they only operate in the US, and I live in The Netherlands.

I have also looked on some "Spy" Equipment, but they are more expensive than buying a new scooter.

Hope someone can help me here.

Regards
Brian.

RE: Cretaing a tracking device...

Suggestion: There will have to be a communicator that will be started and also transmitter that would send GPS coordinates.
Another principle is used by LoJack:
http://www.carsdirect.com/safety_products_brochure/lojack_intro
This principle is based on a transmitter radiating a signal that is found by a direction-finder.

RE: Cretaing a tracking device...

(OP)
Yes this could be something like I'm looking for but again it only works in the US.
Is there not a device that I can build my self?
It does not have to use GPS.

Regards.
Brian.

RE: Cretaing a tracking device...

Suggestion: Visit
http://www.carhi-fiservices.co.uk/tracker.html
for a tracker. The site describes what is involved to make the device to be efficient and less vulnerable than the GPS principle of operation.

RE: Cretaing a tracking device...

for miniature GPS/GSM tracking device device with internet based mapping.

http://www.findware.co.uk/

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