Topic: GOES-16 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for October 20 and 23, 2018
Date/Time Issued: October 16, 2018 1500 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI MESO-2 outages
Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 20, 2018 M-B1346 UTC (event 1) and 1354 UTC (event 2)
October 23, 2018 M-B1519 UTC (event 3) and 1650 UTC (event 4)
Date/Time of Expected End: October 20, 2018 1348 UTC (event 1) and 1356 UTC (event 2)
October 23, 2018 1521 UTC (event 3) and 1652 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 October 20, 2018, from 1346-1348 UTC (event 1) and 1354-1356 UTC (event 2), and October 23, 2018 from 1519-1521 UTC (event 3) and 1650-1652 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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