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MetOp-A SARR Subsystem Summary

Component Status:

121.5 MHz ReceiverSearch and Rescue Repeater 121.5MHz Receiver 
121/243 ANTENNA121/243 receive antennaGreen
243 RECEIVERSearch and Rescue Repeater 243 receiverGreen
406 ANTENNA406 receive antennaGreen
406 RECEIVERSearch and Rescue Repeater 406MHz receiverGreen
PTCPower Temperature ConverterGreen
TRANSMITTERSearch and Rescue TransmitterGreen

Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
10/23/201116:01:40 Recovery from PLSOL
10/22/201122:38:23 PLSOL Occurred
02/01/200900:00:00 SARR 121 & 243 MHz receivers decommissioned per COSPAS-SARSAT international mandate.
03/21/200814:25:00 PLSOL Recovery
03/19/200823:21:13 PLSOL occurred
01/18/200809:25:00 PLSOL Recovery
01/16/200813:46:00 PLSOL occured
09/19/200711:21:41 Turn on SARR after autonomous turn off
09/17/200706:05:00 Data interruption due to autonomous payload switch off. Investigation and recovery underway.
05/22/200712:00:00PTCMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00406 RECEIVERMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00406 ANTENNAMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00243 RECEIVERMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00121/243 ANTENNAMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00TRANSMITTERMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200700:00:00 MetOp-2 went operational