Topic:   SARSAT Alaska 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEOGround Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:  January 22, 2023 17546

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   January 22, 2023 1627Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD

Length of Outage TBD

Details/Specifics of Change:  Alaska 4 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not sending pass solution data. The maintenance vendor investigated and reports this is an issue with Antenna 2. They are having a tech dispatched to the ground station, but could not provide an ETA. 

Impact:  Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.

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

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