Update#1 - Vendor maintenance expressed that the server was hung. After manually rebooting the server, service returned to normal.

Topic: SARSAT Alaska 1 LEO Ground Station - Offline

Date/Time Issued: April 18, 2018 2250Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 18, 2018 2011Z

Date/Time of Expected End: April 18, 2018 2150Z

Length of Outage: 1 hr 39 mins

Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 1LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, Alaska is not operational. The problem is under investigation by the maintenance vendor following two consecutive missed passes.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. 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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