17 April 2016 at 2343 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in San Diego County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 54 year old male who fell and became unconscious while hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he received treatment for his condition.