Update #1 (Final Update): After the A/D board issue was resolved, the Guam 2 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operations.

Topic:  SARSAT Guam 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:  August 5 2021 2127Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 18, 2021 1655Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  August 5, 2021 1639Z

Length of Outage 17 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:  The Guam 2 LEO Ground Station in Andersen Air Force Base, Guam is not sending pass solution data. The LUT vendor reports a problem with the A to D board and has contacted a local site technician for assistance.

Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.

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