Topic:  SARSAT Hawaii 3 and Hawaii 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and and Hawaii Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:  February 4, 2023 1937Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  February 4, 2023 1837 Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD

Length of Outage:  TBD

Details/Specifics of Change: Hawaii 3 and Hawaii 4 LEO Ground Stations and Hawaii-MEO in Hawaii stopped sending alert data.  The LUT vendor is deploying a tech to the site to investigate.

Impact: Medium - Western Pacifica Search and Rescue region’s MEOSAR distress detection/reporting is delayed. LEOSAR distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed. GEOSAR are operating nominally. 

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

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

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