Update #1: Final Update:  : The maintenance vendor rebooted a channel resulting in Alaska 3 sending solution data.

Topic:  SARSAT Alaska 3 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:   August 22, 2023  1955Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   August 20, 2023 0216Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  August 21, 2023 1457Z

Length of Outage:  1 Day, 12 hours, 41 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:  Alaska 3 LEO Ground Station in Fairbanks, AK is not receiving expected pass solution data. The Lut Vendor is investigating.

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

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

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