|37000 Feet||Browse and search NASA's
Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : stl|
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||other personnel other|
|Qualification||controller : radar|
|Anomaly||other anomaly other|
|Independent Detector||other other : unspecified atc|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : unable|
|Consequence||faa : investigated|
|Primary Problem||Navigational Facility|
|Air Traffic Incident||other|
Throughout the past 10 days radar/ARTS failures occur during each shift. Sometimes complete less of primary radar, complete loss of cenrap and ARTS. Callback conversation with reporter revealed the following information: reporter stated the problem with failures started with the installation of a new ARTS program. The problem has been corrected and the facility has not had any radar failures lately.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: ATC EQUIP PROB RADAR ARTS ASR-9 FAILURES ONGOING PROB FOR 10 DAYS.
Narrative: THROUGHOUT THE PAST 10 DAYS RADAR/ARTS FAILURES OCCUR DURING EACH SHIFT. SOMETIMES COMPLETE LESS OF PRIMARY RADAR, COMPLETE LOSS OF CENRAP AND ARTS. CALLBACK CONVERSATION WITH RPTR REVEALED THE FOLLOWING INFO: RPTR STATED THE PROB WITH FAILURES STARTED WITH THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW ARTS PROGRAM. THE PROB HAS BEEN CORRECTED AND THE FACILITY HAS NOT HAD ANY RADAR FAILURES LATELY.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.