Update #1 M-bM-^@M-^S Final Update M-bM-^@M-^SM-BThe MEOLUT vendor identified a time sync issue, which prevented the antenna channels from obtaining an accurate time from GPS receivers. The issue has been resolved. After confirming location accuracy has been restored, the USMCC removed the filter on Hawaii data at 15 Jan 1231z
Topic: SARSAT Hawaii Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:January 15, 2019 1322Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 14, 2019 2122Z
Date/Time of Expected End: January 15, 2019 1231Z
Length of Outage: 14 hours and 47 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:SARSAT Hawaii Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station alert data has been taken offlinedue to degraded location accuracies in the MEOLUT calculated positions.TheMEOLUT vendor has been notified and an initialanomalymeeting was convened todiscussoperational actions. The USMCC is filtering HI-MEO data until the anomalouscondition has been corrected.
Impact:Significant-Western Pacifica Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. LEOSAR and GEOSAR are nominal.
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A