Topic: NOAA-20VIIRSEmissiveBand Calibration scheduled for April 9-11, 2018

Date/Time Issued:
April 5, 2018 1900Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:
NOAA-20VIIRS Sensor Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:
April 9, 2018 0600Z

Date/Time of Expected End:
April 11, 2018 0300Z

Length of Outage:

Details/Specifics of Change:
The VIIRS sensor on NOAA-20 will be conducting anemissiveband calibration on April 9-11th.Due to the VIIRS blackbody temperature changes during the calibration the VIIRS science data quality may be affected for certain applications, but the data is expected to remain within specification.

See below for scheduled blackbody temperature changes.

VIIRS Blackbody Set Point(K) Time (Z)
297.5 04/09 06:00:00
302.5 04/09 09:00:00
307.5 04/09 12:00:00
312.5 04/09 15:00:00
315.0 04/09 18:00:00
OFF 04/09 21:00:00
272.5 04/10 21:00:00
282.5 04/11 00:00:00
292.5 04/11 03:00:00

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