NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

SATOPS News Report


Monday, October 20, 2014

Customers or users who want to call to ask about problems or report outages can use the following contacts:

– For questions about data quality (noisy data, dropouts, schedules), GOES or POES products, or status of spacecraft can call the SAB Shift Supervisor at 301-683-1400

– To report an outage or document a problem, call the ESPC Operations Crew Lead at 301-457-5218. All LRIT data users are encouraged to report problems to: LRIT@noaa.gov

 

DOY 290-292


Critical Weather Day declared until Oct 21 at 1200z due to expected impacts of Tropical Storm Ana over the Hawaiian Islands.


GOES
All GOES operations were nominal over the past 72 hours.
No anomalies affecting product delivery via GVAR or s/c health &
safety. For more GOES information please see:
http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/GOES/index.html


POES
NOTE: At 0340z, there was no HRPT at AOS on IJPS for NOAA-19. Configured over to TIROS information processor (TIP) for health and safety. Called EUMETSAT for status and they reported seeing and alarm stating GDP error. GAC 3b transferred nominally from EUMETSAT.

All POES operations were nominal over the past 72 hours.
No anomalies affecting product delivery or s/c health & safety.
For more POES information please see:
http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/POES/index.html


DMSP
NOTE:  On Flt 15 on Rev 76760, there was a failed support with HULA. Distributed Communications Control (DCC) session set up with red dashes for the telemetry and stored data. Several unsuccessful attempts to resolve the session on both DCC's. Utilized Fairbanks support to recover data. All data recovered within timelines.

All other DMSP operations were nominal over the past 72 hours.
No anomalies affecting product delivery or s/c health & safety.
For more DMSP Information please see:
http://ngdc.noaa.gov/eog/dmsp.html


JASON-2
All Jason-2 operations were nominal over the past 72 hours.
No anomalies affecting product delivery or s/c health & safety.


SNPP
NOTE:  (Day 191) Primary Svalbard link went down at 0307z. Automatically failed over to the backup link at 0308z. No data impacted. AT&T is investigating.

All other SNPP operations were nominal over the past 72 hours.
No anomalies affecting product delivery or s/c health & safety.
For more SNPP Information please see:
http://npp.gsfc.nasa.gov/


ESPC reported data outages or delays

Data Lost:

(Day 190) ESPC did not received North and South Cloud data for 2000z and 2100z from OFFUTT/AFWA. AFWA reported system problems caused the loss of data.

(Day 192) FNMOC ancillary data was not received at IDPS between 0945z – 0600z. No reason given by Monterey. The 1200z ancillary data was received as scheduled.