Update#1: Final Update: After uninstalling a recently applied operating system patch, Guam 2 LEO ground station returned to normal operations

Topic: SARSATGuam2Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: August 13, 2018 1840Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 11, 2018 1106Z

Date/Time of Expected End: August 13, 2018 1738Z

Length of Outage: 2 Days, 6 Hours and 17 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: Guam2 LEO Ground Station, at Andersen Air Force Base,is out of service following two consecutive missed satellite passes. The LUT Vendor is investigating.

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

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 301-817-4576

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