Correction: The impact of this anomaly should be considered "Medium", not "Significant".

Topic:  SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations Offline

Date/Time Issued:   May 13, 2021 2051Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  May 13, 2021 1917Z 


Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD


Length of Outage TBD


Details/Specifics of Change:  The SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)  and Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations stopped sending data directly to the USMCC due to a network connection problem. The maintenance vendor is investigating the issue.


Impact:  Medium: Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR and LEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. 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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