Update #1:M-B The LUT vendor rebooted the Front and Location processors, Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operations
at 0140Z, December 21 2019.

Topic:M-B SARSAT Alaska 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:M-B M-BDecemberM-B 21, 2019 0214Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact:M-B M-BDecemberM-B 21, 2019 0001Z

Date/Time of Expected End: DecemberM-B 21, 2019 0140Z

Length of Outage:M-B 39 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:M-B Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not receiving alert data. The LUT vendor is

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

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