Update #1:  After investigation by the LUT vendor, Florida 4 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operations at 0339Z .

Topic:  SARSAT Florida 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:   December 26, 2020 0406Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   December 26, 2020 0125Z 

Date/Time of Expected End:  December 26, 2020 0339Z

Length of Outage:  2 hours and 14 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: The Florida 4 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.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 

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