Topic: SARSAT US Mission Control Center Offline

Date/Time Issued:February 7, 2018 1350Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 7, 2018 1011Z

Date/Time of Expected End:February 7, 2018 1155Z

Length of Outage:1 hour and 44 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:The SARSATUS Mission Control Center (USMCC) suffered a software anomaly. A reboot of the processing server brought the system back to normal. The Canadian Mission Control Center and Australian Mission Control Center Backup the USMCC during the outage.

Impact:Significant-Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat

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

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