Topic: SARSATFlorida 1 & 2 Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations Offline
Date/Time Issued: February 19, 2019 0037Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 18, 2019 1238Z
Expected End: TBD
of Change:Florida 1
& 2 LEO Ground Stations in
Miami, FL have both been out of service since February
18, 2019 at 1238Z. The LUT Vendor
has been notified and is sending a technician to the
site to troubleshoot a suspected power problem.
Verizon was also notified to ensure good
communications. Verizon determined that communications
to the site is good.
Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.
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