Update #1 - Final Update: After the maintenance vendor manually rebooted the LUT, Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operations at 0353Z, October 12, 2018.
Topic: SARSATAlaska2 LEO Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: October 12, 2018 0523Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT Alert Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 12, 2018 0012Z
Date/Time of Expected End: October 12, 2018 0353Z
Length of Outage: 3 hours and 41 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station inFairbanks, AKis offline.Alaska 2 has sustained two consecutive missed passes. The maintenance contractor has been notified and is working on a solution.
Impact:Medium-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576
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