Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan scheduled for September 28, 2018

Date/Time Issued: September 25, 2018 1807 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 28, 2018 1045 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: September 28, 2018 1115 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximately 10 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On September 28, 2018, ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will be replaced with 15 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1045-1100 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1050-1100 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will resume at 1100 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1100 UTC.

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