Topic:SARSAT Outage/Anomaly: Maryland 2 Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: April 10, 2018 1058Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 10, 2018
Date/Time of Expected End: April 10, 2018 1016Z
Length of Outage: 54 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:Maryland
GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD stopped receiving 406 alert
data at 0922Z. The maintenance vendor restarted the Front
Processor and Maryland 2 returned to Normal Operations at 1016Z.
Impact: Minor - Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations firstname.lastname@example.org at 301-817-4576
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