||Network Operators and Service Providers (e.g., Satellite Operators) should maintain access to a back-up or secondary 'uplink site' to provide tracking, telemetry and control (T.T.&C.) support for all operational communications spacecraft. The back-up or secondary site must be geographically diverse from the primary uplink facility, active and tested on some regular schedule to insure readiness and timely response.
||Service Provider; Network Operator
||Emergency Preparedness;Facilities - Transport;Network Design;Network Operations;
||In order to prevent loss of critical space assets. In order to Mitigate loss of prime site due to acts of war, terrorism or natural disasters.