Update#1 - Final Update: Vendor maintenance manually restarted the Front Processor and Location Processor, and service returned to normal.

Topic:SARSATLSELow Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:March 21, 2018 2307Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:SARSAT Alert Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:March 21, 2018 1017Z

Date/Time of Expected End:March 21, 2018 1327Z

Length of Outage:3 Hours and 10 Minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:TheLSELEO Ground Station at Suitland, MD is not receiving pass solution data.The LUT vendor is investigating.

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

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576

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