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*SUBJECT: SARSAT OUTAGE/ANOMALY: UPDATE #1: ALASKA 1 LEO GROUND STATION OFFLINE,
 ISSUED: NOVEMBER 23, 2017 1740Z
*UPDATE #1: *THE LUT VENDOR EXPRESSED THAT AFTER REBOOTING THE LP AND FP
SOFTWARE, ONE OF THE MAIN SERVICES FOR THE LUT SOFTWARE HAD TIMED OUT
AND DID NOT START. LUT MAINTENANCE RESTARTED THE LP LUT SOFTWARE AND A
REVIEW OF SUBSEQUENT PASSES SHOW THE LUT PROCESSING AS PER NORMAL.
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TOPIC:*  SARSAT ALASKA 1 LOW EARTH ORBIT (LEO) GROUND STATION OFFLINE

*DATE/TIME ISSUED:*  NOVEMBER 23, 2017 1740Z

*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*  SARSAT ALERT DATA

*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:*   NOVEMBER 23, 2017 0848Z

*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:*  NOVEMBER 23, 2017 1426Z

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:*  5 HOURS AND 38 MINUTES

*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE: * THE ALASKA 1 LEO GROUND STATION IN
FAIRBANKS, AK IS NOT RECEIVING PASS SOLUTION DATA. THE LUT VENDOR IS
INVESTIGATING THIS ISSUE FOLLOWING TWO CONSECUTIVE MISSED PASSES.

*IMPACT:*  MINOR-DUAL SATELLITE TRACKING CAPABILITY LOST FOR
NORTHERNMOST GROUND STATION.  DISTRESS ALERT DETECTION/REPORTING
TIMELINESS AFFECTED.

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