#1: Final Update - Maryland
Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station back to normal operations at
0512Z. MDL FP was manually restarted. Data is now being sent to
Topic:SARSAT Outage/Anomaly: Maryland1Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:March 31 2018 0543Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 31 2018 0405Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 31, 2018 0512Z
Length of Outage: 1 hour 7 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:Maryland1GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert data on March 31, 2018 at 0405Z.
Impact:Minor-There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to the redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.
Information for Further Information:USMCC
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A
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