Update #1-Final Update: The maintenance vendor manually rebooted the front processor, Maryland 1 GEO Ground Station returned to normal operations at1912 Z, February 9, 2019.
Topic: SARSAT Maryland 1 Geostationary
(GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:February 10, 2019 0110Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:February 9, 2019 1744Z
Date/Time of Expected End: February 9, 2019 1912Z
Length of Outage: 1 Hour 28 Minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:Maryland 1 GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD, has stopped receiving alert data. Vendor maintenance is investigating.
Impact:Minor - There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.
Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat 301-817-4576
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A
This message was sent by ESPC.Notification@noaa.gov.
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 ESPCOperations@noaa.gov
or (301) 817-3880. Please note: it may take up to two business
days to process your unsubscribe request.