Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan scheduled for March 30, 2018

Date/Time Issued: March 28, 2018 1940 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 30, 2018 1100 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 30, 2018 1115 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximately 10 minutes at the beginning of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On March 30, 2018, ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will be replaced with 15 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1100-1115 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed during this period, resulting in an outage of all ABI products for approximately 10 minutes from 1105-1115 UTC. ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will resume at 1115 UTC.

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