Topic: SARSAT Maryland 2 Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:July 15, 2019 1202Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 15, 2019 0822Z
of Expected End: July 15, 2019 1022Z
of Outage: 2 hours
Details/Specifics of Change:Maryland 2 GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD,is not receiving alert data. The LUT vendor is investigating.
Impact:Minor-There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to the redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.
Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat
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