02 July 2015 at 2055 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Nevada County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who became ill while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to an ambulance that transported him to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his condition.