Topic: SARSATGuam 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: June 26, 2018 0745Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 26, 2018 0511Z

Date/Time of Expected End: TBD

Length of Outage: TBD

Details/Specifics of Change:Guam 2 LEO Ground Station at Andersen Air Force Base,Guam is out of service following two consecutive missed satelite passes. The LUT Vendor is working to resolve the problem.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. 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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