Update#1 :The LUT Vendor expressed that the Front Processor (FP) did not reboot correctly after initial cold reboot. Maintenance manually restarted the FP and service returned to normal.

Topic:SARSATAlaska2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: February 19, 2018 1815Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 19, 2018 1615Z

Date/Time of Expected End:February 19, 2018 1757Z

Length of Outage: 1 Hour and 42 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Alaska2LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not receiving pass solution data. The LUT Vendor is investigating.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. 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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