Topic: GOES-16 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for July 30 - August 2, 2018

Date/Time Issued: July 26, 2018 1953 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 30, 2018 M-BM-BM-BM-B1903 UTC (event 1) and 1930 UTC (event 2)

August 1, 2018 M-BM-BM-B2129 UTC (event 3)

August 2, 2018 M-BM-BM-B2043 UTC (event 4)

Date/Time of Expected End: July 30, 2018 M-BM-B1905 UTC (event 1) and 1932 UTC (event 2)

August 1, 2018 M-BM-BM-B2131 UTC (event 3)

August 2, 2018 M-BM-BM-B2045 UTC (event 4)

Length of Outage: M-BApproximately 2 minutes for each event


Details/Specifics of Change:

Four, very short, GOES-16 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on July 30, 2018, from 1903-1905 UTC (event 1) and 1930-1932 UTC (event 2), August 1, 2018 from 2129-2131 UTC (event 3), and August 2, 2018 from 2043-2045 UTC (event 4), resulting in an outage of ABI MESO-2 products for about 2 minutes for each event. ABI MESO-1 will still be available during this time.


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