Below is a schedule of expected solar outages that may impact your services. A solar outage occurs when the sun gets in direct line with the satellite and the dish on the ground, causing an override of the signal. Watch the video below to learn more!
TelAlaska has two satellite networks running different frequencies so the dates and lengths of the outages differ by community.
Unalaska, King Cove, Cold Bay, Sand Point, Iliamna, Galena, Fort Yukon, Port Lions, Teller, Brevig Mission, Wales, Little Diomede and Shishmaref
– The solar outages will begin on February 23 and continue through March 5.
– They will begin at approximately 10:40am and end at approximately 11:15am and will last from one to 16 minutes.
Elim, Golovin, Koyuk, St. Michael, Shaktoolik, Stebbins, White Mountain
– The solar outages will begin on February 25 and continue through March 5.
– The outages will occur between 11:25am and 11:50am and will last from one to 14 minutes.