Topic: SARSAT Maryland 2 Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued:August 14, 2019 0900Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:August 14, 2019 0810Z
Date/Time of Expected End:TBD
Length of Outage:TBD
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
Web Site(s) for applicable information:N/A
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