NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

NOAA 16 SARR Subsystem Summary

Component Status:

Component
Description
Status
121 RECEIVERSearch and Rescue Repeater 121.5MHz ReceiverGreen
121/243 ANTENNA121/243 receive antennaGreen
243 RECEIVERSearch and Rescue Repeater 243 receiverRed
406 ANTENNA406 receive antennaGreen
406 RECEIVERSearch and Rescue Repeater 406MHz receiverGreen
PTCPower Temperature ConverterGreen
TRANSMITTERSearch and Rescue TransmitterGreen

Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
12/09/201114:00:00TRANSMITTEREnabled SARR TX A
12/09/201110:30:00TRANSMITTERDisabled SARR TX A
09/05/200815:03:33406 RECEIVERSARR 406 MHz RX attenuators set to 2 DB.
08/20/200818:10:00406 RECEIVERSARR 406 MHz RX attenuators set to 5 DB.
08/20/200818:10:00406 RECEIVERSARR PDS Channel attenualtors set to 0 DB.
07/29/200815:46:40243 RECEIVERSARR 243 MHz Rx successfully disconnected per request of USMCC/SARSAT.
07/29/200815:45:46243 RECEIVERCP disconnects the A side SARR 243 MHz receiver from the transmitter.
07/29/200815:45:46121 RECEIVERCP disconnects the A side SARR 121 MHz receiver from the transmitter.
07/29/200815:45:46121 RECEIVERSARR 121 MHz Rx successfully disconnected per USMCC/SARSAT request.
04/26/200514:10:00 CP to put SARR into mode AA. Power up A side converter and receivers with A side transmitters. Set 121.5, 243 and PDS channel attenuators to 5 dB. Set 406 attenuator to 10dB.
04/07/200516:10:00 CP to put SARR into mode BA. Power up B side converter and receivers with A side transmitters. Set 121.5, 243 and PDS channel attenuators to 5 dB. Set 406 attenuator to 10dB.
12/09/200215:50:00121 RECEIVEREnable AGC mode on SAR-A 121.5 receiver
12/02/200215:30:00121 RECEIVERSAR 121.5 switched to Fixed Gain Mode
05/07/200218:30:00121 RECEIVERSAR 121.5 Mhz commanded to AGC mode
05/07/200218:30:00243 RECEIVERSAR 243 Mhz commanded to AGC mode
05/07/200218:30:00406 RECEIVERSAR 243 Mhz commanded to AGC mode
04/09/200213:45:00 SAR 121.5, 243 and 406 Mhz commanded to Fixed Gain mode
04/09/200213:45:00406 RECEIVERSAR 406 Mhz commanded to Fixed Gain Mode
04/09/200213:45:00243 RECEIVERSAR 243 Mhz commanded to Fixed Gain Mode
04/09/200213:45:00121 RECEIVERSAR 121.5 Mhz commanded to Fixed Gain Mode
02/15/200219:45:00TRANSMITTERSARR swapped to A-side from B-side. B Receiver left in Fixed Gain mode
02/15/200219:45:00 SARR swapped to A-side from B-side. B Receiver left in Fixed Gain mode
01/26/200218:15:00243 RECEIVERSARR B-side receiver AGC 243 disabled
01/25/200218:30:00243 RECEIVERSARR test to power up B-side converter and receiver, A-side transmitter
01/24/200218:40:00243 RECEIVERSARR testing via macro
01/02/200211:05:00243 RECEIVERSARR A and B power switch test
12/11/200118:00:00243 RECEIVERSARR switched from A to B side
12/03/200100:00:00243 RECEIVERTOAR written on 243 Mhz SARR anomaly.
11/13/200100:00:00243 RECEIVERSAR 243 Mhz Signal degradation
09/21/200010:56:00121 RECEIVEROn Orbit
09/21/200010:56:00PTCOn Orbit
09/21/200010:56:00TRANSMITTEROn Orbit
09/21/200010:56:00406 ANTENNAOn Orbit
09/21/200010:56:00121/243 ANTENNAOn Orbit
09/21/200010:56:00406 RECEIVEROn Orbit
09/21/200010:56:00243 RECEIVEROn Orbit