Update #7:The local technician has replaced the suspect elevation stepper motor, however the issue remains. Further investigation and consultation with Honeywell's engineering team will resume tomorrow.
Update#6:The additional parts have arrived, but due to inclement weather, the technician is unable to make repairs at this time.
Update #5:The technician required additional replacement parts. The equipment has been ordered and is scheduled to arrive inGuamonOctober 01, 2018.
Update #4:The shipment ofreplacement parts has arrived inGuam. The technician has yet to receive and install the parts.
Update #3:The LUT vendor indicates that due to a significant weather event (Category 1 Typhoon) the base is closed and all Fedex deliveries in that service area are delayed.Update #2:The LUT vendor has sent replacement parts for the associate fault via Fedex to the GroundStation. The ETA is September 11, 2018.
Topic:SARSAT Guam 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: November 6, 2018 1508Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted:SARSAT Alert Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 5, 2018 0811Z
Date/Time of Expected End: TBD
Length of Outage: TBD
Details/Specifics of Change: Guam2LEO Ground Station, at Andersen Air Force Base,has stopped receiving pass solution data. The LUT Vendor is investigating the problem.
Impact:Minor-Dual Satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A
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