Update #1 (Final Update): SARSATAlaska1 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station is online as of August 3, 2018 2133Z. The vendor informed that there was a collector issue, both the FP and LP have been manually restarted.

Topic: SARSAT Alaska 1 LEO Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: August 3, 2018 2215Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 3, 2018 2038Z

Date/Time of Expected End: August 3, 2018 2133Z

Length of Outage: 55 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: AK1LEO Ground Station is not operational. The problem is under investigation by the maintenance vendor following two consecutive missed passes.

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

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

Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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