Update #1 (Final Update): Shortly after the initial anomaly report was opened, the Guam 2 LEO Ground Station returned to normal operations without intervention. GU2 is sending data consistently, and we will continue to monitor the LUT.

Topic:  SARSAT Guam 2 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:  September 16, 2021 1128Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 15, 2021 2143Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  September 16, 2021 0123Z

Length of Outage:  3 hours, 40 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:  The Guam 2 LEO Ground Station in Andersen Air Force Base, Guam is not sending pass solution data. The LUT Vendor is investigating.

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

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