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NOAA 19 AVHRR Subsystem Summary

Component Description Status
BASEPLATEAVHRR baseplateGreen
CHANNEL 1Spectral channel #1, 0.58-0.68 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 2Spectral channel #2, 0.725-1.0 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 3ASpectral channel #3A, 1.58-1.64 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 3BSpectral channel #3B, 3.55-3.93 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 4Spectral channel #4, 10.3-11.3 micrometers. Green
CHANNEL 5Spectral channel #5, 11.5-12.5 micrometers. Green
ELECTRONICSAVHRR ElectronicsGreen
OPTICSAVHRR Optical mirrors and telescopesGreen
PSUPower Supply UnitGreen
RADIANT COOLERAVHRR Radiant CoolerGreen
SCAN MOTORAVHRR Scan MotorGreen


Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
05/14/200915:25:00CHANNEL 3BSelects AVHRR Channel 3B
05/14/200915:25:00CHANNEL 3BInstructs the MIRP to select AVHRR Channel 2 for APT Channel A. Switches from an IR to visible channel. To be sent when crossing over the southern terminator, from night to day.(Rephase Enabled)
05/14/200915:25:00CHANNEL 2Commands APT Channel B as AVHRR Channel 4 and APT Channel A as AVHRR Channel 2
03/19/200914:57:53CHANNEL 3AAVHRR Terminator Flag / Autonomous CH 3A/3B switching enabled
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 3BAVHRR Channels 3B, 4, 5 ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 4AVHRR Channels 3B, 4, 5 ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 5AVHRR Channels 3B, 4, 5 ON
02/06/200915:15:00CHANNEL 1AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/200915:15:00BASEPLATEAVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/200915:15:00CHANNEL 2AVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/200915:15:00CHANNEL 3AAVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/200915:15:00OPTICSAVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/200915:15:00PSUAVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/200915:15:00SCAN MOTORAVHRR Channels 1, 2, 3A ON
02/06/200911:52:50RADIANT COOLERAVHRR Cooler Heaters ON
02/06/200911:52:50ELECTRONICSAVHRR Electronics ON