Topic:  SARSAT Florida  Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Not Operational


Date/Time Issued:  September 20, 2023 0147Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:    September 20, 2023 0030Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  September 20, 2023 0121Z


Length of Outage:  51 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change: Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station in Miami, FL stopped sending data to the USMCC due to a power outage. The issue was corrected at the site by the maintenance vendor.


Impact: Medium - Atlantic and Caribbean Search and Rescue region's MEOSAR distress detection/reporting was delayed. LEOSAR and GEOSAR are nominal.


Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations at 301-817-4576


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


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