Update #1: - Vendor maintenance recycled the power, and operations returned to normal.
Topic: SARSATMaryland 2Geostationary(GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: January 3, 2019 1749Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 2, 2019 2222Z
Date/Time of Expected End: January 3, 2019 1535Z
Length of Outage: 17 hours and 13 minutes
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
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