Update#1 (Final Update):  The LUT vendor identified a problem between the communication service and the database. The Florida MEOLUT started receiving input solution data and returned to normal operations at 1514Z.

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


Date/Time Issued:  February 27, 2022 1448Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 27, 2022 1323Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  February 27, 2022 1514Z


Length of Outage:  1 hour and 51 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change:  SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) is not receiving input solution data. The MEOLUT maintenance vendor is working to resolve the problem. The HI MEOLUT is now active until this issue is resolved.


Impact: Medium- Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region distress alert detection/reporting is delayed.



Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 301-817-4576


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