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SNPP COMM Subsystem Summary

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

Subsystem History:

Date Time Component Description
05/01/201412:00:00 SNPP became Prime PM Mission.
05/01/2014DAUSNPP became Prime PM Mission
05/01/2014HRDSNPP became Prime PM Mission
05/01/2014NBSNPP became Prime PM Mission
05/01/2014RXSNPP became Prime PM Mission
05/01/2014SMDSNPP became Prime PM Mission