Topic: SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:February 27, 2018 1550Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:February 27, 2018 1456Z
Date/Time of Expected End:TBD
Length of Outage:TBD
Details/Specifics of Change:SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station alert data has not been received for an extended length of time. The MEOLUT maintenance vendor and SARSAT analysts are working to resolve the problem.
Impact:Medium- Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region distress alert detection/reporting is delayed.
Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A