06 January 2017 at 1428 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 an individual who became stranded due to having mechanical issues with their snowmobile. The individual was transported by a SAR team on snowmobiles to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.