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

Date/Time Issued:  September 05, 2023 1910Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:    September 05, 2023   1723Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  September 05, 2023   1825Z

Length of Outage:  1 hour 2 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station in Miami, FL stopped sending data to the USMCC due to a database issue that was resolved by the maintenance vendor.

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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