Update #1 - Final Update: The LUT Vendor found that Florida 2 showed a time difference on the Front Processor. Florida 2 LEO Ground Station returned to Normal Operations after the time was manually synchronized and the Network Time Protocol was restarted.

Topic: SARSATFlorida2Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:September 10, 2018 1230Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 10, 2018 0413Z

Date/Time of Expected End: September 10, 2018 1119Z

Length of Outage: 7 hours 6 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Florida2LEO Ground Station in Miami, FL is out of service following two consecutive missed satellite passes. The LUT Vendor is investigating this issue.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.

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

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

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