16 February 2016 at 2326 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in British Columbia, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who became separated from his two sons while snowmobiling. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location.