Update #1 - Final Update: The ground station returned to normal on July 23, 2023 at 0041Z.


Topic:  SARSAT Florida PIP Circuit Outage  


Date/Time Issued:   July 24, 2023 1147Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:   July 22, 2023 2110Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  July 23, 2023 0041Z


Length of Outage:  3 Hours 31 Minutes


Details/Specifics of Change: Alaska 4 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not sending pass solution data. The maintenance vendor is investigating this issue.


Impact: Minor-Dual satellite tracking capability lost. Distress alert detection/reporting timeliness affected.


Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations usmcc@noaa.gov at 


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