02 May 2017 at 0148 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New South Wales, Australia. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 16-year-old male who sustained a head injury while hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a waiting ambulance that transported him to a nearby hospital where he was treated.