Update #1: The LUT Vendor found that the collector software halted and the the system could not recover. A field technician was dispatched to manually restart the site and Guam 2 returned to Normal Operations.

Topic: SARSATGuam2Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: September 05, 2018 0555Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 05, 2018 0035Z

Date/Time of Expected End: September 05, 2018 0452Z

Length of Outage: 4 hours and 17 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Guam2 LEO Ground Station, at Andersen Air Force Base,has stopped receiving pass solution data. The LUT Vendor is investigating the problem.

Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576

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