Update #1 - Final Update: The USMCC Vendor was able to resolve the issue with a software update. The USMCC has returned to normal operations processing for LEO (Low Earth Orbit) and GEO(Geostationary) data.

Topic: SARSAT USMCC is unable to process US LEO or US GEO data

Date/Time Issued: September 14, 2023 2105Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  US LEO and GEO data


Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 13, 2023 0830Z


Date/Time of Expected End: September 14, 2023 1847Z


Length of Outage: 1 day 10 hours 17 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change:  The USMCC has experienced a processing error that affects US LEO and GEO data. 


Impact:  Significant  Distress GEOSAR and LEOSAR alert location reporting may be delayed. MEOSAR is operating nominally.  International data is being processed normally.


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

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