Antenna ground equipment issues are still being investigated. TROLL
will be substituted for McMurdo N20 SMD between 13:00Z - 19:00Z.M-B M-B
Update 1:M-BN20 McMurdo contacts will not be supported until further notice. The MC1 antenna is experiencing tracking problems. IDPS will continue to receive the delayed data on the following Svalbard contacts.
Date/Time Issued:M-BM-B Feb 10 2020 2045Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted:M-BAll N20 products
Date/Time of Initial Impact:M-BM-B Feb 10, 2020 0258z
Date/Time of Expected End:M-BM-B Feb 10, 2020 2040z
Length of Outage: 20 hours & 42 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:M-BAt this time, no N20 RDRs are being received for McMurdo contacts, due to ground equipment issues. Engineering is currently investigating. However, the delayed data is being received on theM-Bsubsequent N20 Svalbard contact.
Contact Information for Further Information:M-BM-BESPCM-BOperations atM-BESPCOperations@noaa.govM-BatM-B301-817-3880