Update #1 (Final Update): After a warm restart was sent to the LUT, the Florida 3 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operation.

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


Date/Time Issued:   July 30, 2020 1454Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:   July 30, 2020 1415Z


Date/Time of Expected End:   July 30, 2020 1420Z


Length of Outage: 1hr 20 min


Details/Specifics of Change:  The Florida 3 LEO Ground Station in Miami, FL has missed two consecutive passes. The maintenance vendor has been notified and is investigating the issue.


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


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