Update #2 - Final Update - After a LUT vendor reboot, the Alaska 3 Ground Station returned to normal operations at 1450Z and began taking passes.
Update #1 - The power outage at the Fairbanks location has been resolved, but the Alaska 3 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 1506Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 3, 2023 1657Z
Date/Time of Expected End: June 4, 2023 1450Z
Length of Outage: Approx. 22 hours 7 minutes
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.
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