Update #1: Vendor maintenance reported that A/D board on AK2 was non-responsive. They have rebooted the Front Processor via iLo and operations have returned to normal.

Topic:SARSATAlaska2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: October 17, 2018 1635Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 17, 2018 1214Z

Date/Time of Expected End: October 17, 2018 1610Z

Length of Outage: 3 hours, 56 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Alaska2LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not receiving pass solution data. The Lut vendor is investigating

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

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

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