Topic:SARSAT Hawaii 2 Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: March 04, 2018 0805Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 04, 2018 0445Z

Date/Time of Expected End: March 04, 2018 0714Z

Length of Outage: 2 hours and 29 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: Hawaii 2LEO Ground Station in Wahiawa, HI stopped receiving pass solution data. The LUT Vendor discovered that the Front Processor (FP) and Location Processor (LP) did not start properly after a cold reboot was sent by the USMCC Controller. The FP and LP servers were restarted and Hawaii 2 returned to Normal Operation on March 4, 2018 at 0714Z.

Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat 301-817-4576

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