Update #1 - Final Update: After the LUT vendor removed a recent operating system patch, Maryland 2Geostationary(GEO) Ground Station returned to normal operations at 1602Z August 30, 2018.
Topic: SARSATMaryland 2Geostationary(GEO) Ground Station Offline
30, 2018 1700Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 29, 2018 2158Z
Date/Time of Expected End: August 30, 2018 1602Z
Length of Outage: 17 hours and 4 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: Maryland 2GEO(LEO) Ground Station Offlinein Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert data on August 29, 2018 at 2158Z. 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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