NOAA-16, AVHRR, Channel 3B Coverage, 15 June 2002 - Issued: 14 June 2002; 1527 UTC

NOAA-16, AVHRR, Channel 3B Coverage change to support fire monitoring
in state of Colorado.

Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:
14 June 2002 1527 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:

Instrument(s) Involved:

Product(s) Involved/Affected:
AVHRR Channel 3A/3B products

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:
15 June 2002

Details/Specifics of Change:
The following information was reported in the SOCC daily report and is being
provided for your information.
SATOPS Morning Report June 14, 2002
POES engineers are preparing a command macro load to enable NOAA-16 AVHRR
channel 3B coverage over Colorado between 1200 and 1800 local solar time
starting the afternoon of Saturday, June 15. This coverage is expected to
enhance daytime fire monitoring and is being built into the schedules for
the next two weeks. This is specifically for daytime passes over Colorado.
Normal 3A/3B switching will occur.

Contact Person(s) Name/Email/Phone Number for Questions:
Emily D. Harrod/ ext 117

Web site(s) that contain other relevant information (where applicable): - SOCC morning reports - History of level 1B