Topic: SARSAT Florida 2Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:September 26, 2018 0000Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:September 25, 2018 2110Z
Date/Time of Expected
End:September 25, 2018 2353Z
Length of Outage:2 hours and 43 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: Florida 2 LEO Ground Station in Miami, FL stopped receiving alert data at 2110Z. The LUT Vendor determined that the command control system software had become hung. The Front Processor and Location Processor servers were manually restarted and Florida 2 returned to Normal Operations at 2353Z.
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
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A
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