Update#1: Final Update: FloridaMEO Ground Stationhas returned to normal operations as of November 29, 2018 at 1531 UTC.The LUT Vendor is still investigating the root cause of the outage.

Topic: SARSATFloridaMedium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Data Delay

Date/Time Issued: November 29, 2018 1906Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 28, 2018 0439Z

Date/Time of Expected End: November 29, 2018 1531Z

Length of Outage: 20 hours, 59 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:SARSATFloridaMedium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station alert data has been delayed in excess of 40 minutes. TheMEOLUTmaintenance vendor and SARSAT analysts are working to resolve the problem.

Impact:Medium-Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. LEOSAR and GEOSAR are nominal.

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

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

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