Update#1 - Vendor maintenance expressed that the Front Processor's command and control service became hung. The vendor rebooted both the Front Processor and the Location Processor, and service returned.

Topic:SARSATLSELow Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:March 24, 2018 2140Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:SARSAT Alert Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:March 24, 2018 1643Z

Date/Time of Expected End:March 24, 2018 2002Z

Length of Outage: 3 Hours, 19 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

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