Update #1: Final Update - Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Online as of April 17, 2018 1554Z. The vendor manually restarted the LP.

Topic:SARSATAlaska 1 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: April 17, 2018 1820Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 17, 2018 1230Z

Date/Time of Expected End:TBD

Length of Outage:TBD

Details/Specifics of Change:Alaska 1 LEO Ground Station is not operational. The problem is under investigation by the maintenance vendor following two consecutive missed passes.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat

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

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