Topic:  SARSAT 4 Florida  Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Not Operational


Date/Time Issued:  August 27, 2023 1235Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data


Date/Time of Initial Impact:   August 27, 2023 0944Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  August 27, 2023 1142Z


Length of Outage:  1 hour, 58 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change: At 0944Z Florida MEO Ground Station in Miami, FL stopped sending data to the USMCC. Without any corrective action taken, the USMCC resumed receiving data at 1142Z.


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


Contact Information for Further Information: USMCC Operations at 301-817-4576


Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A


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