Topic: SARSAT Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: April 23, 2018 0738Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 23, 2018 0608Z
Date/Time of Expected End: April 23, 2018 0659Z
Length of Outage: 51 minutes
of Change: Alaska 2
LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, Alaska stopped receiving pass
solution data. The LUT Vendor determined that the Front
Processor (FP) and Location Processor (LP) had become hung. The
FP and LP servers were restarted and Alaska 2 returned to Normal
Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A
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