Topic: SARSATMaryland 2Geostationary(GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:January 2, 2019 2345Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 2, 2019 2222Z
Date/Time of Expected End:TBD
Length of Outage:TBD
Details/Specifics of Change:Maryland 2 (GEO) Ground Station Offlinein Suitland, MD stopped sending 406 MHz alert data onJanuary 2, 2019 at 2222Z. The LUT Vendor is investigating the problem.
Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A