Update #1 - Final Update: The LUT Vendor found that the collector software had failed. The Front Processor and Location Processor servers were rebooted and Maryland 1 GEO Ground Station returned to Normal Operations.
SARSAT Maryland 1 Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: September 4, 2018 0830Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 4, 2018 0653Z
Date/Time of Expected End: September 4, 2018 0808Z
Length of Outage: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: Maryland 1 GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert data. The LUT Vendor has been contacted to investigate the problem.
Impact: Minor-Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to the redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.
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