Update#1 - Final Update: The vendor rebooted the front processor server. After the reboot Alaska 1 is back to Normal Operations.

Topic: SARSAT Alaska 1 LEO Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: May 24, 2018 0009Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 23, 2018 2339Z

Date/Time of Expected End: May 23, 2018 2307Z

Length of Outage: 28 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska1LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK has stopped receiving data. The LUT Vendor has been contacted to resolve this issue.

Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost for northernmost Ground Station. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat 301-817-4576

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

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