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|Locale Reference||airport : mia.airport|
|Altitude||agl single value : 0|
|Flight Phase||ground : parked|
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||controller : local|
|Qualification||controller : radar|
|Experience||controller radar : 9|
controller supervisory : 2
controller time certified in position1 : 9
|Anomaly||non adherence : published procedure|
other anomaly other
|Resolutory Action||none taken : detected after the fact|
none taken : anomaly accepted
|Problem Areas||ATC Facility|
|Primary Problem||ATC Facility|
Mia ARTS failed causing a loss of all data blocks. After the fact, it was learned that fll radar was scheduled for outage but they did not notify anyone prior to turning it off. How that caused the mia ARTS to fail is unknown, both ARTS worked at mia.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: MIA TRACON CTLR HAD AN ARTS FAILURE WITH LOSS OF DATA BLOCKS WHEN FLL RADAR WAS REMOVED FROM SVC WITHOUT PROPER NOTIFICATION.
Narrative: MIA ARTS FAILED CAUSING A LOSS OF ALL DATA BLOCKS. AFTER THE FACT, IT WAS LEARNED THAT FLL RADAR WAS SCHEDULED FOR OUTAGE BUT THEY DID NOT NOTIFY ANYONE PRIOR TO TURNING IT OFF. HOW THAT CAUSED THE MIA ARTS TO FAIL IS UNKNOWN, BOTH ARTS WORKED AT MIA.
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.