Update #1 M-bM-^@M-^S Final Update:M-BAfter confirming nominal location accuracy from a few US ground stations using the new time calibration data distributed by FMCC, the USMCC resumed normal distribution of S11 SARP data.

Topic:SARSAT Satellite S11 (METOP A) Inoperable

Date/Time Issued: August 7, 2019 1900Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 30, 2019 1840Z

Date/Time of Expected End: August 7, 2019 1608Z

Length of Outage: 8 days

Details/Specifics of Change:It was determined by the FMCC that SARSAT Satellite S11 failed around 1840 UTC on July 30, 2019.M-B The FMCCM-bM-^@M-^Ys technical team is currently investigating the outage and will inform us when they have more information.

Impact: Minor - Degradation in detection capability and reporting timeliness.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 301-817-4576

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