NOAA-16 & 17 SEM Configuration Change, 4 February 2003 - Issued: 31 January 2003; 1930 UTC

Changing the SEM TED high voltage levels to correct instrument output

Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:
31 January 2003; 1930 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:
NOAA-16, -17

Instrument(s) Involved:

Product(s) Involved/Affected:

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:
4 February 2003/1825 UTC

Details/Specifics of Change:
SOCC issued the following information bulletin:
The SEMs on NOAA-16 and 17 are not working properly because the gain is too
low. Therefore, on February 4, 2003 (J-35) the SEM TED electron and proton
CDEM high voltages will be reset from Level 0 to Level 2. After this is
done regularly scheduled IFC's will follow. Listed below are the dates and
times for the commanding:

J-35 18:25Z N-16 level changes executed
21:00Z N-17 level changes executed
J-36 06:13Z N-16 TED IFC executed
J-37 06:19Z N-17 TED IFC executed

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