Update #1 - Final Update:The LUT Vendor determined that the Front Processor (FP) did not startup properly after a cold reboot command was sent. The Vendor manually restarted the FP and Alaska 1 LEO Ground Station returned to Normal Operations on April 24, 2018 at 1932Z.
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 1 LEO Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: April 24, 2018 1900Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 24, 2018 1748Z
Date/Time of Expected End: April 24, 2018 1932Z
Length of Outage: 1 hour 44 minutes
of Change: AAK1LEO
Ground Station is not operational. The problem is under
investigation by the maintenance vendor following two
consecutive missed passes.
Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.
Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat 301-817-4576
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A
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