Update#1 Final Update - The communication circuit is now fully operational. The Vendor provided no information as to how the circuit was recovered. Florida LEOLUTs and MEOLUTs are fully operational.

Topic:  SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and (LEO) Ground Station Offline


Date/Time Issued:   June 1, 2020 2343Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 1, 2020 2006Z 


Date/Time of Expected End:  June 1, 2020 2233Z


Length of Outage 2 hours and 27 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change:  The SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)  and Florida LEOSAR Ground Station stopped sending data directly to the USMCC and  2006ZThe LUT maintenance vendor and SARSAT analysts are working to identify and resolve the problem.


Impact:  Significant Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR and LEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. GEOSAR are nominal.  


Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 301-817-4576


Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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