(GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:July 16, 2018
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 16, 2018
Date/Time of Expected End: July
16, 2018 0850Z
Length of Outage: 54 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:Maryland2GEO
Ground Station in Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert
data at 0756Z.The LUT Vendor found that Maryland
2 accepted a cold reboot command, but did not process due to a
communication issue. Warm reboot commands were sent to the
Front Processor and Location Processor servers and the LUT
returned to Normal Operation at 0850Z.
Impact:Minor-There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to the redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.
Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A
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