Below is a schedule of expected solar outages that may impact your internet service. 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, Shishmaref and Nome satellite services
– The solar outages will begin on February 22 and continue through March 3.
– They will begin at approximately 10:51am and end at approximately 11:05am.
Elim, Golovin, Koyuk, St. Michael, Shaktoolik, Stebbins, White Mountain
– The solar outages will begin on February 25 and continue through March 13.
– The outages will occur between 11:00am and 11:15am and will last from two to six minutes.