17 December 2015 at 0359 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Nunavut, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a family who became stranded due to their broken down snowmobile. The individuals were picked up by a SAR team and transported to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.