Topic: SARSAT Alaska 1 LEO Ground Stations- Offline
Date/Time Issued:December 27, 2018 2345Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: December 27, 2018 2238Z
Date/Time of Expected End: TBD
Length of Outage: TBD
Details/Specifics of Change: AK1LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, Alaska is not operational. The problem is under investigation by the maintenance vendor following two consecutive missed passes.
Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.
Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A--