Update #2 - Final Update: The Communications issue has been resolved and Guam 3 and Guam 4 Ground Stations are now sending pass solution data to USMCC.


Topic:  SARSAT Guam 3 and 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations Offline

Date/Time Issued:   June 17, 2023 1120Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   June 15, 2023 1912Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  June 17, 2023 0558Z

Length of Outage:  1 Day 10 Hours 46 Minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: Guam 3 and 4 LEO Ground Stations are not sending pass solution data. The maintenance vendor is investigating.

Impact: Medium - Western Pacifica US AOR Distress detection/reporting may be delayed. LEOSAR distress alert detection/reporting may be delayed. GEOSAR and MEOSAR are operating nominally.

Contact Information for Further  Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov and 301-817-3880.    


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