Update#1 (Final Update): The LUT Vendor stated that the A to D board was not being read properly. After Rebooting the Front Processor via the iLo, operations returned to normal.

Topic: SARSAT Outage/Anomaly: Maryland 1 MD1 GEO Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued: November 28, 2019 1138Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 28, 2019 0958Z

Date/Time of Expected End: November 28, 2019 1012Z

Length of Outage: approximately 14mintues

Details/Specifics of Change: Maryland 1 GEO Ground Station in Suitland, MD, has stopped receiving alert data. Vendor maintenance is investigating.

Impact: Minor-There is no impact on distress alert detection/reporting timeliness due to redundancy of the SARSAT GEOLUT system.

Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 301-817-4576

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