Update #1 - Final Update - The LUT Vendor noticed a halted service and rebooted the server. The Ground Station is now producing solutions. LME returned to normal operations on 03 July 2020 at 0053Z.

Topic:  SARSAT LME Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline


Date/Time Issued:   July 03, 2020 0130Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:   July 02, 2020 2338Z 


Date/Time of Expected End:  July 03, 2020 0053Z


Length of Outage:  1hr 20 mins.


Details/Specifics of Change: The LME LEO Ground Station at Suitland, MD is not receiving pass solution data. The LUT vendor is investigating.


Impact: Minor-Dual Satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected. 


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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