NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

NOAA 15 SARR Subsystem Summary

Component Description Status
121 RECEIVER Search and Rescue Repeater 121.5MHz Receiver Blue
121/243 ANTENNA 121/243 receive antenna Green
243 RECEIVER Search and Rescue Repeater 243 receiver Red
406 ANTENNA 406 receive antenna Green
406 RECEIVER Search and Rescue Repeater 406MHz receiver Green
PTC Power Temperature Converter Green
TRANSMITTER Search and Rescue Transmitter Green

Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
02/01/2009 00:00:00 121 RECEIVER SARR 121 MHz receiver decommissioned as instructed by COSPAS-SARSAT International mandate.
12/13/2007 18:38:00 406 RECEIVER This CP will switch to side B receivers & converters as well as setting attenuators to 5 dB and 10 dB.
07/19/2001 00:00:00 TRANSMITTER SARR switched from B to A side
05/30/2001 17:23:00 121 RECEIVER SARR-B switched back to AGC mode
05/15/2001 19:45:00 121 RECEIVER SARR switched from Fixed Gain to AGC mode
02/16/2001 00:00:00 243 RECEIVER SAR 243 Mhz (A&B) intermittent failures)
05/13/1998 16:24:00 PTC On Orbit
05/13/1998 16:24:00 TRANSMITTER On Orbit
05/13/1998 16:24:00 406 ANTENNA On Orbit
05/13/1998 16:24:00 121/243 ANTENNA On Orbit
05/13/1998 16:24:00 406 RECEIVER On Orbit
05/13/1998 16:24:00 243 RECEIVER On Orbit
05/13/1998 16:24:00 121 RECEIVER On Orbit