Topic: SARSAT US Mission Control Center Operating From Backup Facility

Date/Time Issued:December 29, 2018 2335Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: December 29, 2018 1107Z

Date/Time of Expected End: December 29, 2018 2000Z

Length of Outage: 8 hours and 53 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: Due to a database failure, the SARSATUS Mission Control Center (USMCC) transferred operations to its backup facility in Wallops, VA at 1107Z. The backup USMCC was operated remotely from NSOF. After the database was restored, operations was transferred back to the primary facility at 2000Z.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat


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

SARSAT United States Mission Control Center
Office: 1.301.817.4576| Fax: 1.301.817.4568|

This message was sent from You have been sent this and other notifications because you have opted in to receive it. If for any reason, you wish to unsubscribe, please contact ESPC Help Desk at or (301) 817-3880. Please note: it may take up to two business days to process your unsubscribe request.