Update #1 - Final Update: Maryland 1 Geostationary (GEO) Ground
Station is Online and back to normal operations.
March 29,2018 0852Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial
Impact: March 29,2018 0736Z
Date/Time of Expected
March 29,2018 0829Z
Length of Outage:
Ground Station in Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert
March 18, 2018 0736Z
. The maintenance vendor has resolved this issue by rebooting
the FP server and Maryland 1 GEO Ground Station returned to
Normal Operations at 0829Z.
Impact:Minor-Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected due to the redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system..
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A