Update #1 (Final Update): After the LUT vendor restarted both the down converter SDR and processor, Alaska 3 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operations as of 1228Z.
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 3 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: August 11, 2021 1402Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 11, 2021 0411Z
Date/Time of Expected End: August 11, 2021 1228Z
Length of Outage: 8 hours and 17 minutes
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.
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A
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