Update #1 - Final Update: Florida 3 (LEO) Ground Station is now receiving data as of July 17, 2020 2301Z.

Topic:  SARSAT Florida 3 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline 

Date/Time Issued:   July 18, 2020 0300Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:   July 17, 2020 1531Z 


Date/Time of Expected End:  July 17, 2020 2301Z  


Length of Outage 7hrs 30mins


Details/Specifics of Change:  Florida 3 LEO Ground Station in Miami, FL has missed two consecutive passes. The maintenance vendor was notified.


Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.


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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