Update #1 - Final Update -After the maintenance vendormanually rebooted Alaska's FP and LP to clear the error code, Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operations at 2224Z, June 07, 2019.
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:June 8, 2019 0015Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 07, 2019 2035Z
Date/Time of Expected End:June 07, 2019 2224Z
Length of Outage:1 hour, 49 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change::Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station inFairbanks, AKis offline.Alaska 2 has sustained two consecutive missed passes. The maintenance contractor has been notified and is working on a solution.
Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.
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