Update #1: The Outboard Magnetometer Heater Set-Point update scheduled for September 10, 2018 has been rescheduled for September 17, 2018 due to CWD. The Inboard Magnetometer Heater Set-Point update has been rescheduled for September 24, 2018.
Topic: GOES-16 Magnetometer Heater Set-Point Updates
Date/Time Issued: September 6, 2018 1910 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 Outboard and Inboard Magnetometer Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 10 and 17 2018 1400 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: N/A
Length of Outage: N/A
Details/Specifics of Change:
On September 10, 2018 at approximately 1400 UTC, the GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) Magnetometer Heater Set-Point will be reduced from 35C to 20C for the Outboard Magnetometer to improve performance compared to the GOES-13 Magnetometer.
On September 17, 2018 at approximately 1400 UTC, the GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) Magnetometer Heater Set-Point will be reduced from 35C to 20C for the Inboard Magnetometer to improve performance compared to the GOES-13 Magnetometer.
The Magnetometer Heater Set-Point updates will be cancelled in the event of CWD and rescheduled daily at the same time until out of CWD. The Inboard Heater Set-Point update will occur not less than 7 days after the Outboard Heater Set-Point update. If NWS Regions have any operational concerns, please contact the NCEP SDM (301) 683-1500 at least 6 hours prior to the schedule update.
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