Update #1 (Final Update): After the LUT vendor found and corrected a Windows domain issue, the AK3 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operation.
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 3 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: January 16, 2021 2357Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 16, 2021 2037Z
Date/Time of Expected End: January 16, 2021 2309Z
Length of Outage: 2 hours, 32 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 satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.
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