Update#1-Final Update- Vendor maintenance manually rebooted the Front Processor (FP) and Location Processor (LP). Service has returned to normal.
Topic: SARSATMaryland 2Geostationary(GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:October 15, 2018 1940Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 15, 2018 1703Z
Date/Time of Expected End: October 15, 2018 1828Z
Length of Outage: 1 hour 31 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:Maryland 2GEO(LEO) Ground Station Offlinein Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert data onOctober 15, 2018 at 1703Z. The LUT Vendor is investigating the problem..
Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
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