Update#2-Final Update - All US LEOLUTS have successfully installed Time Calibration data from FMCC and have reported accurate Doppler solutions. All US LUTs are fully operational for S13 (METOP B) and the filter for S13 (METOP B) has been removed.
Update#1: FMCC delivered new Time Calibration data for S13 at 2158Z. They were successfully sent to all US LEOLUTs at 2206Z.Topic:SARSAT Satellite S13 (METOP B) Search and Rescue Processor (SARP) anomaly
Date/Time Issued:November 17, 2018 0837Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:November 16, 2018 0752Z
Date/Time of Expected End: November 16, 2018 2206Z
Length of Outage: 14 hours and 14 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:It was determined that the S13 SARP failed around 0752Z on 16 November.
The USMCC notified the French MCC (FMCC) of the issue at 1444Z.
The FMCC notified all MCCs that a SARP reset has been requested from EUMETSAT at 1450Z.
The USMCC placed a filter on S13 SARP
data and recommended that all MCCs do the same at 1504Z.
The USMCC is waiting for confirmation of a SARP reset and new time calibration data to be provided by the FMCC.
Impact:Medium-Loss of Storage/forward
capability. Satellite is limited to real-time/local distress
detection and relay. Timeliness of global coverage detection
and relay affected.
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