12 October 2015 at 0114 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Amador County, California.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining a broken ankle due an accident while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injury.