Topic:  SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Stations Offline

Date/Time Issued:   June 02, 2022 2315Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 02, 2022 2258Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD


Length of Outage TBD


Details/Specifics of Change:  The SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Stations is not sending data to the USMCC. The communications vendor and SARSAT analysts are working to identify and resolve the problem.


Impact:  Significant - Western Pacific, Atlantic, and Caribbean Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. LEOSAR and GEOSAR are nominal.  


Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations at 301-817-4576


Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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