Update #1 (Final Update): The vendor determined that a Communications Switch connection to the Firewall stopped working and a power cycle was needed to fix the issue. Data was restored as of 0300 UTC
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: June 06, 2021 0328Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 05, 2021 0045Z
Date/Time of Expected End: June 06, 2021 0300Z
Length of Outage: 26 Hours 45 Minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: The Alaska 4 (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.
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