Update #2 M-bM-^@M-^S Final Update: The FloridaMEOLUT has returned to normal processing as of 1817Z. The root cause of the outage is still under investigation.

Update #1: The HI MEOLUT returned to normal operations at 1617Z. The FL MEOLUT remains down.The MEOLUT maintenance vendor and SARSAT analysts are still working to identify and resolve the issue.

Topic: SARSATFlorida and Hawaii Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Stations Offline

Date/Time Issued:February 26, 2019 2025Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:February 26, 2019 1444Z

Date/Time of Expected End:TBD

Length of Outage:TBD

Details/Specifics of Change:Data fromthe SARSAT Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Stations stopped being processed at the USMCC February 26, 2019 at 1444Z. TheMEOLUTmaintenance vendor and SARSAT analysts are working to identify and resolve the problem.

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

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

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

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