Update #1 (Final Update): After the LUT vendor completed patching activities, the MD1 GEO Ground Station returned to normal operations.
Topic: SARSAT Maryland 1 Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: May 26, 2021 1924Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 26, 2021 1646Z
Date/Time of Expected End: May 26, 2021 1847Z
Length of Outage: 2 hours, 1 minute
Details/Specifics of Change:
The Maryland 1 (MD1) GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD, has stopped receiving alert data. The LUT Vendor is investigating the issue..Impact:
Minor-There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.Contact Information for Further Information:
USMCC Operations firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A
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