Topic: SARSAT Alaska 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground 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 firstname.lastname@example.org at 301-817-4576
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