16 August 2016 at 0308 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Tulare County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 50-year-old male who was unable to continue on his hike. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.