Product Outage/Anomaly: NOAA-17 AMSU-A and B Data and Products Outage, Issued: April 21, 2011, 1220 UTC

Topic: Update #2 NOAA-17 AMSU-A and B Data and Products Outage.

Date/Time Issued: April 21, 2011, 1220 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: NOAA-17 AMSU-A and B Level-1b and All Related Products

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 20, 2011, 0156 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: Unknown

Length of Outage: TBD

Details/Specifics of Change:

Update #2:

The N-17 AMSU-A and B data has been restored as of 1818z April 20, 2011. NOAA-17 AMSU-A and AMSU-B data came
back with high quality, The first orbits processed were:


Update #1:

SOCC engineers are still working on the problem. The data quality of NOAA-17 AMSU-A and B might be affected during the trouble-shooting process.


ESPC is not receiving any AMSU-A and B Data from N-17 at 01:28 UTC April 20, 2011. SOCC engineers are on the way to analyze the problem.

Contact Information for Further Information:
ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880

Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A