Topic:SARSAT Outage/Anomaly: Maryland1Geo
March 28, 2018 0200Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Initial Impact: March 28, 2018 0004Z
Expected End: March 28, 2018 0050Z
Length of Outage:
Ground Station in Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert
data on March 28, 2018 at 0004Z. The LUT Vendor found that
Windows failed to start on the Signal Processor (SP) server
when the USMCC controller sent a cold reboot command. The
SP server was power cycled via the Integrated Lights Out
remote server and Maryland 1 returned to Normal Operation at
Impact:Minor-There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to the redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A
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