Topic:  SARSAT Alaska 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline


Date/Time Issued:   August 20, 2020 2233Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:     August 20, 2020 2134Z


Date/Time of Expected End:   TBD


Length of Outage TBD


Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 2 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, Alaska is not receiving pass solution data. The LUT Vendor has been contacted and is investigating.


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


Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations at 


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

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