Update #1 - Final Update –  The Florida MEO Ground Station returned to normal operations at 2016Z after a firewall issue was resolved. Date/Time of Expected End:  Sept 25, 2023 2016Z. Length of Outage:  1 hour 16 minutes.

Topic:  SARSAT Florida Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Ground Station Offline

Date/Time Issued:   Sept 25, 2023 2101Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  SARSAT alert data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   Sept 25, 2023 1900Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  TBD

Length of Outage:  TBD

Details/Specifics of Change: The Florida MEO Ground Station in Miami, FL is not receiving pass solution data. The maintenance vendor is sending a Tech onsite to investigate. 

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 usmcc@noaa.gov at 301-817-4576

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

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