Update #2:  Hawaii 3 and Hawaii 4 are now receiving pass solution data. Pending final update after LUT vendor confirmation.

Update #1: Per the LUT vendor, Hawaii 3 and Hawaii 4 are waiting for delivery of a new GPS unit.

Topic:  SARSAT Hawaii 3 and Hawaii 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations Offline

Date/Time Issued:   October 03, 2021 2205Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   September 24, 2021 0018Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  October 1, 2020 0058

Length of Outage:  7 days, 41 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: Hawaii 3 and Hawaii 4 LEO Ground Stations located at the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station, Pacific (HI3/HI4) are not receiving pass solution data. The LUT vendor has been contacted.

Impact: Medium - Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed. LEOSAR distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed. GEOSAR and MEOSAR are operating normally. 

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