Topic: SARSAT 12 (NOAA 19/P) LEO SatelliteSearch and Rescue Processor (SARP)problem

Date/Time Issued: May 07, 20191920Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 07 , 2019 0123Z

Date/Time of Expected End:TBD

Length of Outage:TBD

Details/Specifics of Change: The SARSAT Satellite S12(NOAA 19/P) has suffered an anomaly on theSARPinstrument. The anomaly was detected due to the SARP failing to report the McMurdo Orbitography Beacon since May 07, 2019 at 0123Z.A SARP reset took place May 07, 2019 at 1648Z. After the reset, new time calibration data was sent to all US LEOLUTs at 1900Z.

Impact: Medium-Loss of Storage/forward capability. Satellite is limited to real-time/local distress detection and relay. Timeliness of global coverage detection and relay affected.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576

Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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