Update #1 – Final Update:  The LUT reported a problem with the SDR.  The LUT Vendor recycled power on the Ground Statons SDR.  The Ground Station returned to normal operations at 1026Z

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

Date/Time Issued:   August 4, 2020 1153Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   August 3, 2020 2235Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  August 4, 2020 1026Z

Length of Outage:  11 hours 51 minutes

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

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

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