Correction: The update has been changed to reflect the correct outage.

Update #1 (Final Update):  The LUT vendor restarted the comm and database servers and FL-MEO data returned to normal operations.

Topic:  SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Offline


Date/Time Issued:   June 20, 2021 1621Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  June 20, 2021 1327Z  


Date/Time of Expected End:  June 20, 2021 1511Z

Length of Outage:  1 Hours 44 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change:  The SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station stopped sending data directly to the USMCC at 1327Z . The MEOLUT maintenance vendor  is working to identify and resolve the problem.

Impact:  Minor -Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. LEOSAR and GEOSAR are nominal.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations at 301-817-4576


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

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