Update #7: The local technician has replaced the
suspect elevation stepper motor, however the issue
remains. Further investigation and consultation with
Honeywell's engineering team will resume tomorrow.
Update#6:The additional parts have arrived, but due to inclement weather, the technician is unable to make repairs at this time.
Update #5: The technician required additional replacement parts. The equipment has been ordered and is scheduled to arrive in Guam on October 01, 2018.
Update #4:The shipment ofreplacement parts has arrived in Guam. The technician has yet to receive and install the parts.
Update #3: The LUT vendor indicates that due to a significant weather event (Category 1 Typhoon) the base is closed and all Fedex deliveries in that service area are delayed.
Update #2: The LUT vendor has sent replacement parts for the associate fault via Fedex to the Ground Station. The ETA is September 11, 2018.
Issued: October 05, 2018 0052Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 05, 2018 0811Z
Expected End: TBD
Length of Outage: TBD
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.
satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert
detection/reporting may be delayed.
Information for Further Information: USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat3
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