Update #1 - Final Update: The LUT vendor power cycled Alaska 3 due to an issue with the PROC service. Alaska 3 returned to normal operations at 1332Z July 13, 2021.
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 3 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: July 13, 2021 1419Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 13, 2021 0441Z
Date/Time of Expected End: July 13, 2021 1332Z
Length of Outage: 8 hours, 51 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: The Alaska 3 (AK3) LEO Ground Station located in Fairbanks, AK has stopped sending pass solution data. The LUT vendor has been contacted and is investigating this issue.
Impact: Minor-Dual Satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.