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Please Note:  

Update 7/10/2020: GOES-15 supplemental operations will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 0000 UTC and continue through Thursday, September 3, 2020 1600 UTC. See notification for more details.

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NOAA 20 COMM Subsystem Summary

Component Description Status
DAUData Authentication UnitGreen
HRDHigh Rate Data TransmitterGreen
NBNarrow Band (S-Band) TransmitterGreen
RXCommand ReceiverGreen
SMDStored Memory Data TransmitterGreen

Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
03/07/201816:00:00 Operational