Update #2 Jason-2 Safe Hold has ended. OGDRs are now being generated.

A Jason-2 Safe Hold occurred at 11h41m34s Z on 19-October-2018, triggered by the Health Status of Gyro 2.
The anomaly is similar to the previous Gyro anomalies. Safe Hold Mode recovery operations will be performed with Gyro 1 and 3 on 22-October-2018.

Correction on Data/Time of Initial Impact should be October 18, not the October 19.

Topic: Jason-2 Data Outage

Date Issued: October 25, 2018 - 1640Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: All Jason-2 OGDRs distributed via the Products Distribution and Access (PDA) to users and the CLASS archive.

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 19, 2018 1111Z

Date/Time of End: October 25, 2018 0911Z

Length of Event: 166 hours

Details/Specifics of Change: No Jason-2 OGDRs are currently being generated. An AMR data anomaly occurred beginning with rev. 56268 indicating data files were corrupted. Numerous other telemetry errors have been occurring since then due to yet to be determined problems that are being investigated.

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