Update #1 - Final Update: The maintenance vendor replaced the Azimuth Encoder or Alaska 4, and the Ground Station returned to normal operations.
Topic: SARSAT Alaska 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: January 04, 2023 2040Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: December 22, 2022 0546Z
Date/Time of Expected End: January 04, 2023 0905Z
Length of Outage: 13 Days 3 Hours 19 Minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 4 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not sending pass solution data. The maintenance vendor is investigating this issue.
Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected..
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