Correction: Topic, Product(s) or Data Impacted, Date/Time of Initial Impact, Expected End, Length of Outage, Details/Specifics of Change

Topic:  Fairbanks Maintenance Shutdown (Fairbanks Planned Power Outage)

Date/Time Issued: June 12, 2023 1613Z

Product(s) or Data ImpactedFairbanks Command and Data Acquisition Station (FCDAS) (
POES, DMSP, Jason-3, Sentinel-6A, GOES-15, DSCOVR, Metop)

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  June 12, 2023 1500Z ( June 13, 2023 1100Z)

Date/Time of Expected End:  June 13, 2023 2359Z ( June 13, 2023 1900Z)

Length of Outage:  33 hours approx. (8 hours approx.)

Details/Specifics of Change: 
 All station equipment will be powered off
  • Due to faulty electrical cabling and switchgear in one of the outbuildings at the Fairbanks Command and Data Acquisition Station (FCDAS), also known as Gilmore Creek Tracking Station (GLC), a short-notice, controlled, Tech power outage is required on Tuesday, June 13th.
  • This outage will affect all FCDAS infrastructure to include phones and internet. During the outage contact will be intermittent via cell and satellite phone
  • GSE, SGI, SA, and Network teams will shutdown CGS equipment on June 12, 2023 around 1500Z
( Fairbanks will be offline due to a planned power outage to perform repairs from the June 3, 2023 unplanned power outage; expect possible data latency or outages for the listed missions.)

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at at 301-817-3880

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