Update #2: FINAL UPDATE: The LUT Vendor discovered an issue with the Elevation Motor. The services were restarted and operations have returned to nominal status. End Time:  May 14, 2023 1225Z. Length of Outage:  10 Hours 9 Minutes.

Update#1 - Guam 3 is intermittently receiving pass solution data. The USMCC will continue to monitor Guam 3. 

Topic:  SARSAT Guam 3 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:   May 15, 2023 1242Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   May 14, 2023 0116Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD

Length of Outage:  TBD

Details/Specifics of Change:  Guam 3 LEO Ground Station in Guam is not sending pass solution data. The maintenance vendor issued a local technician dispatch to the site to investigate an elevation motor issue.

Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 

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