07 September 2016 at 0454 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Trinity County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 52-year-old male who became dehydrated while out on a backpacking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location.