Update #1: The
McMurdo Orbitography Beacon has been replaced with its
beacon and is transmitting successfully.
Topic: SARSAT McMurdo Orbitography Beacon Offline
Date/Time Issued: February 18, 2018 1539Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 17, 2018 1611Z
Date/Time of Expected End: February 18. 2018 1508Z
Length of Outage: 23 hours and 58 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: The McMurdo Orbitography Beacon has not been detected since 1611Z. The Technician is investigating this issue.
Impact: Medium-McMurdo Orbitography
Beacon not available to monitor Doppler location accuracy.
Impact is minimized by the use of other available beacons.
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A
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