Topic:  SARSAT Florida and Hawaii Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Stations Offline


Date/Time Issued:   June 6, 2020 2055Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 6, 2020 1801Z 


Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD


Length of Outage TBD


Details/Specifics of Change:  The SARSAT Florida and Hawaii Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Stations are not sending data to the USMCCThe communications vendor and SARSAT analysts are working to identify and resolve the problem.


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


Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations at 301-817-4576


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