Topic:M-B SARSAT Alaska 1 and 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations Offline
Date/Time Issued: December 27, 2019 0535Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted:M-B SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:M-BDecember 27, 2019 0100Z
Date/Time of Expected End:M-B December 27, 2019 0511Z
Length of Outage:M-BM-B 4 hours and 11 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:M-BAlaska 1 and 2 M-BLEO Ground Stations in Fairbanks are not receiving data due to an unexpected power outage. The maintenanceM-Bvendor has contacted Fairbanks and will be notified when the power is restored.
Impact:M-BM-BMedium - Missed pass vulnerability to other Ground Station sites being down significantly increased. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.
Contact Information for Further Information:M-BUSMCC OperationsM-Busmcc@noaa.govM-BatM-B
Web Site(s) for applicable information:M-BN/A
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