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GOES-15 supplemental operations ended on March 2, 2020. The distribution of GOES-15 satellite products has been discontinued.

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NOAA 15 AMSU-A2 Subsystem Summary

Component Description Status
ANTENNAAntennaGreen
CHANNEL 1Radiometer channel 1, 23800 MHzGreen
CHANNEL 2Radiometer channel 2, 31400 MHzGreen
COMPENSATORCompensatorGreen
GUN DIODE OSCGun Diode OscillatorGreen
MIXER IF AMPMixer Intermediate Frequency AmplifierGreen
RECEIVERReceiverGreen
SCAN MOTORInstrument Scan MotorGreen
SIGNAL PROCESSORSignal ProcessorGreen


Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
05/13/199816:24:00SCAN MOTOROn Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00ANTENNAOn Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00COMPENSATOROn Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00GUN DIODE OSCOn Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00MIXER IF AMPOn Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00RECEIVEROn Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00SIGNAL PROCESSOROn Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00CHANNEL 1On Orbit
05/13/199816:24:00CHANNEL 2On Orbit