Update #1: Final Update - SARSATAlaska 1 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Online as of March 31, 2018 0444Z. The vendor manually restarted the LP and FP servers. The USMCC is now receiving 406Geo data.

Topic:SARSATAlaska 1 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:March 31, 2018 0614Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 25, 2018 0342Z (Correction of date to March 31)

Date/Time of Expected End: March 31, 2018 0444Z

Length of Outage: 1 hour 2 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Alaska 1 LEO 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.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat

Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A

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