Update #1 M-bM-^@M-^S Final Update M-bM-^@M-^S The maintenance vendor has successfully recycled power to Florida 1 and Florida 2 Ground Station, the Ground Station returned to normal operations at 1857 UTC.

Topic: SARSATFlorida1 & 2 Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations Offline

Date/Time Issued:February 19, 2019 2020Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:February 18, 2019 1238Z

Date/Time of Expected End:February 19, 1857Z

Length of Outage:1 day 6 hours 19minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:Florida1 & 2 LEO Ground Stationsin Miami, FL have both been out of service since February 18, 2019 at 1238Z.The LUT Vendor has been notified and is sending a technician to the site to troubleshoot a suspected power problem.Verizon was also notified to ensure good communications. Verizon determined that communications to the site is good.

Impact:Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed.

Contact Information for Further Information:USMCC Operationsusmcc@noaa.govat301-817-4576

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

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