Update # 1-Final Update: Following execution of recovery
procedures, the Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station
returned to normal operations at October 15, 2018 1157Z. The root
cause is still under investigation.
Topic: SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Data Delay
Date/Time Issued: October 15, 2018 1422Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 15, 2018 1110Z
Date/Time of Expected End: October 15, 2018 1157Z
Length of Outage: 47 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station alert data is being delayed in excess of 40 minutes. The MEOLUT maintenance vendor and SARSAT analysts are working to resolve the problem.
Impact: Medium-Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. LEOSAR and GEOSAR are nominal.
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