Update #1 - Final Update: The LUT vendor resolved the outage by rebooting the Front End Processor and the Location Processor. The Ground Station returned to normal operations as of 1145Z.

Topic: SARSAT Guam 1 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:October 23, 2019 1240Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 23, 2019 1008Z

Date/Time of Expected End: October 23, 2019 1145Z

Length of Outage: 1 hour 37 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Guam 1 LEO Ground Station in Andersen Air Force Base, Guam is not sending pass solution data or responding to commands. The LUT Vendor is investigating this issue.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat

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

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov and 301-817-3880.

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