Update #1: After the French Mission Control Center (FMCC) confirmed the S11 SARP issue, EUMETSAT issued a SW restart command at 1535Z.
Topic:M-BM-BSARSAT S11 (METOP-A) LEO Satellite SARP problem
Date/Time Issued:M-BM-BJanuary 24, 2020 1655Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted:M-B SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact:M-B January 24, 2020 0530Z
Date/Time of Expected End:M-BM-BTBD
Length of Outage:M-BM-BTBD
Details/Specifics of Change:M-BM-BTheM-BUSMCC reported to France Mission Control Center that SARSAT S11 is having a SARP problem due to the low number of solutions received. France is currently investigating this issue.
Impact:M-BMedium - Loss of Storage/forward capability.M-B Satellite is limited to real-time/local distress detection and relay.M-B Timeliness of global coverage detection and relay affected.
Contact Information for Further Information:M-BUSMCC OperationsM-Busmcc@noaa.govM-Bat
Web Site(s) for applicable information:M-BN/A