Topic: SARSAT Alaska 3 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: August 11, 2021 0802Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 11, 2021 0411Z
Date/Time of Expected End: TBD
Length of Outage: TBD
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-Dual Satellite tracking capability lost for the northernmost ground station. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.