Update #2: The USMCC started receiving Hawaii MEOSAR data on August 16, 2023 at  0253 UTC. We will continue monitoring Hawaii MEO data for stability.

Update #1: The USMCC started receiving Hawaii LEOSAR data on August 15, 2023 at 2332 UTC.

Topic:  SARSAT Hawaii LUT Outage  

Date/Time Issued: August 16, 2023 0347Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  Hawaii Medium Earth Orbit (MEO), Hawaii 3 and Hawaii 4 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Stations


Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 15, 2023 0042Z


Date/Time of Expected End: TBD


Length of Outage: TBD


Details/Specifics of Change:  The USMCC lost communications with the Hawaii Ground Station site. A Local technician has been dispatched by the LUT Vendor.


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


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


Web Site(s) for Applicable Information: N/A

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