Product Anomaly, NOAA-19 AMSU-A Channel-8 Anomaly, Issued: June 1, 2010 1722 UTC


NOAA-19 AMSU-A Channel-8 Anomaly

Date/Time Issued:
June 1, 2010, 1722 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:

Instrument(s) Involved:

Product(s) or Data Impacted:
All products involving NOAA-19 AMSU-A channel 2 (e.g., MSPPS AMSU-A products)

Date/Time of Initial Impact:
December 2009

Date/Time of Expected End:

Details/Specifics of Change:
The NOAA-19 AMSU-A channel-8 noise, which became noticeable in December 2009, increased recently. Its NEDT noise level is around 0.8 K and the level still maintains an upward trend. NESDIS is closely monitoring
on the impact of this anomaly, and will provide an update if any further action will need be taken.

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

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