Update#1 - Final Update:Vendor maintenance expressed that Alaska 2 lost communications between the Front Processor (FP) and Location Processor (LP). Both FP and the LP were rebooted, and service returned to normal.
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Issued: February 6, 2018
Data Impacted: SARSAT alert
Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 6, 2018 0211Z
Date/Time of Expected End: February 6, 2018 0401Z
Outage: 1 Hour and 50
of Change:Alaska2LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks,
Alaska 2 is not receiving pass solution data. The LUT Vendor is
investigating this issue.
satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground
Station. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
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