Update#1 - Final Update: The LUT vendor corrected an Analog to Digital board issue and Maryland 2 returned to normal operations.
Topic: SARSAT Maryland 2 Geostationary (GEO) Ground Station Offline
Date/Time Issued: June 22, 2023 1055Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 22, 2023 0658Z
Date/Time of Expected End: June 22, 2023 0915Z
Length of Outage: 2 hours and 17 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change: The Maryland 2 GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD, is not sending alert solution data. .
Impact: Minor-There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to the redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.
Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.gov at
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