Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for December 17-19, 2018

Date/Time Issued: December 14, 2018 1815 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: December 17, 2018 M-B1316 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: December 19, 2018 1408 UTC

Length of Outage: M-BApproximately 2 minutes for each event. See schedule below.


Details/Specifics of Change:

Several, very short, GOES-16 and GOES-17 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on December 17, 18, and 19, 2018 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. The schedule is below.


GOES-16: December 17, 2018 M-B1316-1319 UTC

GOES-17: December 17, 2018 M-B1603-1606 UTC and 1731-1734 UTC


GOES-16: December 18, 2018 M-B1242-1245 UTC

GOES-17: December 18, 2018 M-B1701-1704 UTC and 1805-1808 UTC


GOES-16: December 19, 2018 M-B1406-1408 UTC


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