Update #1 (Final Update): After a manual
reboot was performed, MD1 began receiving alert data.
Topic: SARSAT Maryland 1 Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:February 22, 2019 1732Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:February 21, 2019 1459Z
Date/Time of Expected End:February 22, 2019 1521Z
Length of Outage:24 Hours and 22 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
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A
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