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NOAA 19 HIRS Subsystem Summary

Component Description Status
CHANNEL 01Spectral Channel #01, 14.95 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 02Spectral Channel #02, 14.71 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 03Spectral Channel #03, 14.49 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 04Spectral Channel #04, 14.22 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 05Spectral Channel #05, 13.97 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 06Spectral Channel #06, 13.64 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 07Spectral Channel #07, 13.35 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 08Spectral Channel #08, 11.11 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 09Spectral Channel #09, 9.71 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 10Spectral Channel #10, 12.47 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 11Spectral Channel #11, 7.33 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 12Spectral Channel #12, 6.52 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 13Spectral Channel #13, 4.57 micro metersGreen
CHANNEL 14Spectral Channel #14, 4.52 micro metersOrange
CHANNEL 15Spectral Channel #15, 4.47 micro metersGreen
CHANNEL 16Spectral Channel #16, 4.45 micro metersGreen
CHANNEL 17Spectral Channel #17, 4.13 micro metersGreen
CHANNEL 18Spectral Channel #18, 4.00 micro metersGreen
CHANNEL 19Spectral Channel #19, 3.76 micro metersGreen
CHANNEL 20Spectral Channel #20, 0.69 micro metersGreen
ELECTRONICSInstrument ElectronicsGreen
FILTER WHEELInstrument Filter Wheel MotorsOrange
SCAN MOTORInstrument Scan MotorGreen


Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
03/16/2015CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric and warm target counts went from degraded to saturated from 10:55UTC until 12:10UTC
01/26/201517:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal values
01/26/201511:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked multiple times reaching a value of about 377.2mA
01/26/201501:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal values
01/25/201506:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal values
01/25/201504:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of about 390mA
01/25/2015FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of about 387.7mA
01/23/201522:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal values
01/23/201518:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked multiple times reaching a value of 386mA
01/19/201505:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal values
01/19/201502:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked multiple times reaching a value of 379.2mA.
01/18/201519:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts returned to nominal values
01/18/201519:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal values
01/18/201517:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts degrade and became saturated
01/18/201509:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts returned to nominal values
01/18/201502:10:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts degrade and became saturated, briefly returned from 5:10 until 6:10, then saturated again.
01/18/201501:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked numerous times between 1:15 and 8:30 reaching the maximum value for the day of 401mA. Later the filter wheel current spiked several more times starting at 15:45.
01/13/201522:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts returned to nominal values
01/13/201522:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
01/13/201520:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts degrade and became saturated
01/13/201519:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 379.2mA.
12/23/201414:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
12/23/201410:45:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts returned to nominal values
12/23/201406:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts degrade and became saturated
12/23/201404:50:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 374.8mA., Returned briefly at 8:00 UTC, before spiking again at 12:15
12/22/201410:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
12/22/201405:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 375.3mA.
12/17/201411:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts returned to nominal values
12/17/201411:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
12/17/201409:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts degrade and became saturated
12/17/201408:20:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 372.8mA.
12/13/201419:15:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
12/13/201419:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
12/13/201417:15:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
12/13/201416:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 384mA.
12/09/201412:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
12/08/201422:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 387mA.
12/03/201416:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
12/03/201414:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 394.8mA.
12/01/201410:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
12/01/201410:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
12/01/201407:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
12/01/201404:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 406mA.
11/29/201405:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
11/29/201405:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
11/29/201402:45:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
11/29/201402:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 400mA.
11/24/201409:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
11/24/201409:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
11/24/201407:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
11/24/201406:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 396.8mA.
11/19/201417:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
11/19/201416:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
11/19/201413:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
11/19/201412:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 387mA.
11/16/201423:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
11/16/201422:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
11/16/201420:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
11/16/201420:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 384mA.
11/09/201406:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
11/09/201405:25:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 392mA. Channel 14 only exhibited a few bad points during the increased current.
10/23/201408:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
10/22/201421:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
10/22/201412:25:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
10/22/201411:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 384mA. It lasted through 23 Oct 2014 (14/296) 1:30 UTC when the motor returned to nominal levels for a few hours then spiked again at 6:10 UTC.
10/08/201421:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
10/08/201421:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
10/08/201415:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
10/08/201415:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 385.2mA
10/04/201412:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
10/04/201405:35:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
10/04/201405:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
10/03/201423:55:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 375.4mA
09/25/201414:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
09/25/201412:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 375.4mA
09/20/201406:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
09/20/201405:20:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 398.7mA
09/18/201423:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
09/18/201420:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 379.7mA
09/14/201421:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
09/14/201416:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 391mA
09/13/201423:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
09/13/201420:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 391mA.
09/10/201423:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
09/10/201420:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
09/10/201405:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated, returned briefly from 9UTC to 13:00UTC before saturating again for roughly another 7 hours.
09/10/201403:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked reaching a value of 375.2mA, The current renturned to a nominal level for about 5 hours (7:30-11:30UTC) before another current surge occured. The filter sync continued to waiver for the next 12 hours.
09/06/201413:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
09/06/201410:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 375.2mA
08/28/201402:20:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
08/28/201402:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
08/27/201421:10:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
08/27/201420:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 379.2mA
08/08/201419:05:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
08/08/201419:05:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
08/08/201413:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
08/08/201412:20:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 438mA
07/25/201411:45:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
07/25/201411:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
07/25/201405:20:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
07/25/201404:37:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 379.2mA
06/28/201405:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
06/28/201404:35:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
06/27/201418:15:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
06/27/201417:28:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 405mA
06/20/201409:15:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts unsaturated
06/20/201409:00:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
06/20/201405:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts saturated
06/20/201404:20:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 380mA
06/11/201412:20:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 398mA
06/11/201405:55:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became unsaturated
06/11/201404:30:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
06/11/201401:07:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became saturated
06/01/201420:15:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became saturated
06/01/201419:25:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 381mA
06/01/201412:55:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became unsaturated
06/01/201412:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
05/18/201407:05:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became unsaturated
05/18/201406:45:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
05/18/201402:45:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became saturated
05/18/201402:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 373mA
05/18/201402:05:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became unsaturated
05/18/201401:15:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel returned to nominal operations
05/17/201421:47:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometric counts became saturated
05/17/201420:50:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly reaching a value of 382mA
01/28/201403:40:00FILTER WHEELHIRS Filter Wheel began experiencing current surges 1/28/2014. Presently, the FW is experiencing these surges every 5-10 days lasting for a few hours causing all Channel radiometric patterns to shift and Channel 14's radiometrics to saturate.
01/28/201403:40:00FILTER WHEELFilter wheel became unsynced as the filter wheel current spiked briefly
11/30/201307:00:00CHANNEL 14Due to drop in Filter Wheel motor current, Channel 14 radiometrics counts unsaturated.
11/20/201313:30:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 radiometrics return to saturation levels
11/17/201313:30:00CHANNEL 14Due to drop in Filter Wheel motor current, Channel 14 radiometrics became unsaturated.
10/09/201309:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel became unsaturated; Internal Target counts began saturating around JDAY 284, by JDAY 286 most radioimetric counts are saturated again. FW motor current dropped which allowed Chanel 14 radiometrics to unsaturate for a few days
10/09/201309:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel became unsaturated; Internal Target counts began saturating around JDAY 284, by JDAY 286 most radioimetric counts are saturated again. FW motor current dropped which allowed Chanel 14 radiometrics to unsaturate for a few days
09/05/201312:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 Warm Target, Space View and Earth View radiometrics continue to have periods of nominal radiometric counts but are mostly staying at saturated levels.
09/05/201307:00:00CHANNEL 14Channel 14 Warm Target, Space View and Earth View radiometrics continue to have periods of nominal radiometric counts but are mostly staying at saturated levels.
07/26/201312:00:00Channel 14Channel 14 Warm Target, Space View and Earth View radiometrics saturated for a few days before returning to nominal values near JDAY 209
07/12/201312:00:00 Due to User's inability to use the HIRS data the instrurment is declared Orange
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 01Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 02Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 03Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 04Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 05Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 06Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 07Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 08Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 09Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 10Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 11Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00CHANNEL 12Increased IR Channel Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00 Increased IR Channel 1-12 Noise has been reduced
07/11/201312:00:00FILTER WHEELIncreased erratic current has improved
07/10/201318:20:02FILTER WHEELFilter housing heat ON
07/10/201318:19:28FILTER WHEELFilter Motor switched to High Power
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 02Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 04Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 05Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 01Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 03Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 08Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 09Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 10Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 11Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 12Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 06Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00CHANNEL 07Increased IR Channel Noise
07/02/201323:00:00FILTER WHEELIncreased erratic behavior of the current was observed
09/08/201122:06:50ELECTRONICSScan Mirror Temperature sensor returned to nominal behavior.
09/02/201101:20:00ELECTRONICSScan Mirror Temperature sensor failed; no impact to products
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 01HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 02HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 03HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 04HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 05HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 06HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 07HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 08HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 09HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 10HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 11HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 12HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 13HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 14HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 15HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 16HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 17HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 18HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 19HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00CHANNEL 20HIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00ELECTRONICSHIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00FILTER WHEELHIRS Electronics ON
02/22/200912:30:00SCAN MOTORHIRS Electronics ON