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MetOp-A AMSU-A2 Subsystem Summary

Component Status:

CHANNEL 1Radiometer channel 1, 23800 MHzGreen
CHANNEL 2Radiometer channel 2, 31400 MHzGreen
GUN DIODE OSCGun Diode OscillatorGreen
MIXER IF AMPMixer Intermediate Frequency AmplifierGreen
SIGNAL PROCESSORSignal ProcessorGreen

Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
10/23/201119:12:32 Recovery from PLSOL
10/22/201122:38:23 PLSOL Occurred
09/29/201101:45:00SIGNAL PROCESSORAMSU-A2 Reactivation. Data outage: 28/09/11 07:24 to 29/09/11 01:45.
09/29/201101:45:00 AMSU-A2 Reactivation. Data outage: 28/09/11 07:24 to 29/09/11 01:45.
09/28/201107:24:00 AMSU-A2 parked at internal warm target to support maneuvers.
09/28/201107:24:00SIGNAL PROCESSORAMSU-A2 parked at internal warm target to support maneuvers.
10/07/201005:50:56 AMSU-A2 Reactivation. Data outage: 2010-278-07:32:26 to 2010-279-05:50:56
10/06/201007:32:26 AMSU-A2 parked at internal warm target to support maneuvers.
09/17/200915:37:27 AMSUA2 Internal Warm Target Reactivation
09/17/200909:21:45 AMSUA2 Internal Warm Target Deactivation
04/09/200804:22:00 OOP Maneuver Completion: AMSU-A2 commanded to Full Scan mode. Science Packets are nominal.
04/08/200807:43:03 OOP Maneuver Configuration: AMSU-A2 commanded to Internal Warm Target (IWT) Position. Science Packets are filled with calibration data.
03/21/200814:25:00 PLSOL Recovery
03/19/200823:21:13 PLSOL occurred
01/17/200818:11:00 PLSOL Recovery
01/16/200813:46:00 PLSOL occured
09/19/200714:00:55 Turn on AMSU-A2 after autonomous turn off
09/17/200706:05:00 Data interruption due to autonomous payload switch off. Investigation and recovery underway.
05/22/200712:00:00SIGNAL PROCESSORMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00RECEIVERMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00MIXER IF AMPMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00GUN DIODE OSCMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00COMPENSATORMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00CHANNEL 2MetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00CHANNEL 1MetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200712:00:00ANTENNAMetOp-2 went operational
05/22/200700:00:00 MetOp-2 went operational