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Update #1 - The power outage at the Fairbanks location has been resolved, but the AK3 ground station continues to miss passes. The LUT vendor has been notified and will investigate. 

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

Date/Time Issued:   June 4, 2023 1429Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   June 3, 2023 1657Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD

Length of Outage:  TBD

Details/Specifics of Change:  Alaska 3 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not receiving expected pass solution data. The Fairbanks location reported a power outage and the issue is under investigation.

Impact: Medium - Missed pass vulnerability to other ground station sites being down significantly increased. LEOSAR distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed. GEOSAR and MEOSAR are operating nominally.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations at 

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