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

Date/Time Issued:M-BM-BFebruary, 13, 2020 1148ZM-B

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact:M-BM-BFebruary, 12, 2020 1249ZM-BM-B

Date/Time of Expected End:M-BM-BTBD

Length of Outage:M-BM-BTBD

Details/Specifics of Change:M-BM-BDue to a faulty UPS unit,M-BGuam 1 LEO Ground Station in Andersen Air Force Base, Guam is not sending pass solution data or responding to commands. The LUT vendor is waiting for the new UPS unit to arrive for replacement.

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

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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