Update #1: The LUT Vendor found that the Front Processor (FP) Universal Serial Bus Analog/Digital unit was no longer recognized by the system. The FP server power was recycled via the Integrated Lights Out port and Alaska 2 returned to Normal Operations.
Date/Time Issued: July 09, 2018 0915Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:
July 09, 2018 0708Z
Date/Time of Expected End: July 09, 2018 0834Z
Length of Outage: 1 hour and 28 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is out of service following two consecutive missed satellite passes. The LUT Vendor is investigating the problem.
Impact: Minor-Dual satellite
tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station.
Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A