NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

NOAA 19 AVHRR Subsystem Summary

Component Description Status
BASEPLATE AVHRR baseplate Green
CHANNEL 1 Spectral channel #1, 0.58-0.68 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 2 Spectral channel #2, 0.725-1.0 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 3A Spectral channel #3A, 1.58-1.64 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 3B Spectral channel #3B, 3.55-3.93 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 4 Spectral channel #4, 10.3-11.3 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 5 Spectral channel #5, 11.5-12.5 micrometers. Green
ELECTRONICS AVHRR Electronics Green
OPTICS AVHRR Optical mirrors and telescopes Green
PSU Power Supply Unit Green
RADIANT COOLER AVHRR Radiant Cooler Green
SCAN MOTOR AVHRR Scan Motor Green

Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
05/14/2009 15:25:00 CHANNEL 3B Instructs the MIRP to select AVHRR Channel 2 for APT Channel A. Switches from an IR to visible channel. To be sent when crossing over the southern terminator, from night to day. (Rephase Enabled)
05/14/2009 15:25:00 CHANNEL 3B Selects AVHRR Channel 3B
05/14/2009 15:25:00 CHANNEL 2 Commands APT Channel B as AVHRR Channel 4 and APT Channel A as AVHRR Channel 2
03/19/2009 14:57:53 CHANNEL 3A AVHRR Terminator Flag / Autonomous CH 3A/3B switching enabled
02/22/2009 12:30:00 CHANNEL 5 AVHRR Channels 3B, 4, 5 ON
02/22/2009 12:30:00 CHANNEL 4 AVHRR Channels 3B, 4, 5 ON
02/22/2009 12:30:00 CHANNEL 3B AVHRR Channels 3B, 4, 5 ON
02/06/2009 15:15:00 SCAN MOTOR AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/2009 15:15:00 CHANNEL 1 AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/2009 15:15:00 BASEPLATE AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/2009 15:15:00 CHANNEL 2 AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/2009 15:15:00 CHANNEL 3A AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/2009 15:15:00 PSU AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/2009 15:15:00 OPTICS AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/2009 11:52:50 RADIANT COOLER AVHRR Cooler Heaters ON
02/06/2009 11:52:50 ELECTRONICS AVHRR Electronics ON