Update #1 - Power has been restored to Alaska 1 and 2 LEO Ground Stations in Fairbanks, AK. They are not fully operational yet due an ACU initialization issue. The maintenance vendor is working to resolve the issue.

Topic: M-B SARSAT Alaska 1 and 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations OfflineM-BM-B

Date/Time Issued: M-B December 19, 2019 1548Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: M-BSARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: M-B December 18, 2019 2031ZM-BM-B

Date/Time of Expected End: M-BTBD

Length of Outage:

Details/Specifics of Change:
M-BAlaska 1 and 2 M-BLEO Ground Stations in Fairbanks, AKM-Bare experiencing an unplanned power outage and areM-Bnot receiving pass solution data.M-BM-B

Impact:M-BMedium-Missed passvulnerability to other Ground Station sites being down significantly increased. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at

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