Topic: SARSATHawaii1 Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:November 07, 20180931Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 07, 20180739Z

Date/Time of Expected End:November 07, 2018 0917Z

Length of Outage:1 hour and 38 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Hawaii1LEO Ground Stationat Hickam Air Force Base, HI wentout of service following two consecutive missed satellite passes. The LUT Vendor quickly found that a Command Control System software failure had occurred. The Front Processor and Location Processor servers were manually restarted and Hawaii 1 returned to Normal Operations.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576

Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A

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