Update: Vendor maintenance expressed an issue with the Front
Processing (FP). Both FP and Location Processor (LP) servers have
been rebooted and communications resynchronized. Operations have
returned to normal.
Topic:SARSATAlaska2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:March 16, 2018 1740Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 16, 20181148Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 16, 2018 1509Z
of Outage: 5 hr 21 min
Details/Specifics of Change:Alaska2LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK has not received data. The USMCC contacted the vendor and they are investigating this issue.
Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A