Update #1: - Final Update: The LUT Vendor found that the antenna subsystem failed to successfully start after a cold reboot was sent by the USMCC Controller. The Front Processor and Location Processor servers were manually restarted and Alaska 2 Ground Station returned to Normal Operation on July 04, 2018 at 0254Z.

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

Date/Time Issued: July 04, 2018 0432Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 04, 2018 0118Z

Date/Time of Expected End:TBD

Length of Outage:TBD

Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK has stopped receiving pass solution data. The LUT Vendor has been contacted to investigate 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.govat 301-817-4576

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