Administrative, MetOp-2/A, AVHRR, Continuous Operation of Channel 3B of AVHRR/3, 23 November 2009 - Issued: 20 November 2009 1700 UTC


Continuous Operation of Channel 3B of AVHRR/3 Onboad Metop-A for two Orbits on 23 November 2009

Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:
20 November 2009, 1700 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:

Instrument(s) Involved:

Product(s) Involved/Affected:
All Products from channels 3A.

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:
23 November 2009, Time 0642 UTC

Details/Specifics of Change:
On 23 November 2009, the regular switches between channels 3A and 3B of AVHRR/3 onboard MetOp-A will be suspended for orbits 16062 and 16071. Thus, channel 3B will be operated continuously during the following daytime periods:

06:42:36 to 07:33:07 UTC
21:54:53 to 22:45:24 UTC
Contact Person(s) Name/Email/Phone Number for Questions:
Vince Tabor 301-817-4552 operations support
Xiangqian Wu 301-763-8136 x 138 instrument scientist

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