Topic: GOES-17 ABI desert monitoring calibration scan scheduled for December 31, 2018

Date/Time Issued: December 28, 2018 1405 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI outage and mode change

Date/Time of Initial Impact: December 31, 2018 1945 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: December 31, 2018 2000 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximate 5 minute outage followed by 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk mode

Details/Specifics of Change:

A GOES-17 ABI routine desert monitoring calibration scan will occur from 1945-2000 UTC on December 31, 2018 following the schedule below: M-B

ABI calibration scan: 1945-1950 UTC - no ABI products generated or distributed

ABI Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4): 1950-2000 UTC

ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) resumes: 2000 UTC


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