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Event Notification Report for January 7, 2003




                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

                              Operations Center



                              Event Reports For

                           01/06/2003 - 01/07/2003



                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **



39482  39484  39489  39491  



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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39482       |

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| FACILITY: POINT BEACH              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/31/2002|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  WI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 21:13[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP,[2] W-2-LP                |EVENT DATE:        12/31/2002|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        20:13[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DEAN RAASCH                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/06/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  +-----------------------------+

+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ROGER LANKSBURY      R3      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| LOSS OF COMMUNICATION VIA ENS                                                |

|                                                                              |

| "At 1535 CST [12/31/02] it was discovered that the ENS Phones in both the    |

| Control Room and TSC were not functioning. Minimum required backup           |

| communication systems were verified operable.  Repairs were initiated and    |

| the phone systems were restored to an operable status at 2000 CST.           |

|                                                                              |

| The Licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 1/6/03 BY ARLON COSTA * * *                                  |

|                                                                              |

| NUREG-1022, Rev. 2, page 77 states that "Loss of either ENS or HPN does not  |

| generate an event report." Event 39482 was generated due to an               |

| administrative oversight.                                                    |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39484       |

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| FACILITY: POINT BEACH              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/01/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  WI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:05[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP,[2] W-2-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/01/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        05:57[CST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MIKE MILLEN                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/06/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ERIC THOMAS                  +-----------------------------+

+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |ROGER LANKSBURY      R3      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| LOSS OF ENS PHONES                                                           |

|                                                                              |

| "At 0557 CST it was discovered that the ENS Phones in both the Control Room  |

| and TSC were not functioning.  Minimum required backup communications        |

| systems were verified operable.  Repairs have been initiated."               |

|                                                                              |

| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |

|                                                                              |

| * * * UPDATE ON 1/6/03 BY ARLON COSTA * * *                                  |

|                                                                              |

| NUREG-1022, Rev. 2, page 77 states that "Loss of either ENS or HPN does not  |

| generate an event report." Event 39484 was generated due to an               |

| administrative oversight.                                                    |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39489       |

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| FACILITY: MCGUIRE                  REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/06/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:18[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/06/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:00[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TIM HEAFNER                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/06/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  ARLON COSTA                  +-----------------------------+

+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |THOMAS DECKER        R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| FITNESS FOR DUTY                                                             |

|                                                                              |

| A non-licensed Supervisor tested positive for controlled substance during a  |

| random test.  The employee's access to the protected area has been           |

| terminated.                                                                  |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified.  Contact the HOO for           |

| additional details.                                                          |

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   39491       |

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| FACILITY: SURRY                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/07/2003|

|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  VA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 06:05[EST]|

|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        01/07/2003|

+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        03:20[EST]|

| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOHN DUFF                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/07/2003|

|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  HOWIE CROUCH                 +-----------------------------+

+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |

|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |THOMAS DECKER        R2      |

|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |

|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

|                                                |                             |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |

+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+

|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |

|                                                   |                          |

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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   

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| LOSS OF SAFETY PARAMETER DISPLAY SYSTEM (SPDS)                               |

|                                                                              |

| "At 0220 hours on 01/07/03, the Safety Parameter Display System (SPDS)       |

| portion of the Emergency Response Facility Computer System (ERFCS) was noted |

| to be inoperable, due to all outputs being displayed in "magenta" color.     |

|                                                                              |

| "Troubleshooting of the ERFCS determined that the "B" train of the ERFCS had |

| failed and prevented the "A' train from booting as required. This resulted   |

| in the failure of both trains of ERFCS and SPDS. Instrumentation & Controls  |

| personnel were able to restore the "A" train ERFCS and at 0450 hours on      |

| 01/07/03 the ERFCS and SPDS were returned to service.                        |

|                                                                              |

| "SPDS was out of service for greater than 1 hour, which is considered a      |

| major loss of emergency assessment capability.                               |

|                                                                              |

| "This report is being made in accordance with 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(xiii).        |

|                                                                              |

| "NRC, Mr. Crouch notified. Faxed to NRC # 301-816-5161 at 0618 hours."       |

|                                                                              |

| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this event by the Licensee.       |

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