Update #1- Final Update: Alaska 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station returned to Normal Operations August 12, 2018 at 0701Z. The technician rebooted the location and front processor servers.

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

Date/Time Issued: August 12, 2018 0755Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 12, 2018 0518Z

Date/Time of Expected End: August 12, 2018 0701Z

Length of Outage: 1 hour and 43 minutes.

Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station, at Andersen Air Force Base,is out of service following two consecutive missed satellite passes. The LUT Vendor is investigating the problem.

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

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576

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