Topic: GOES-17 Operational Declaration and Transition Plan Status
Date/Time Issued: December 20, 2018 1635 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: All GOES-17 ABI, GLM, SUVI, SEISS, MAG, and EXIS products
Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 24, 2018 1345 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: January 2019 TBD UTC
Length of Event/Outage: See details below.
Details/Specifics of Change:
GOES-17 will go into operations as the GOES-West satellite during the week of January 7th, 2019. A notification of the exact date will be sent closer to this time. The GOES-15 LRIT broadcast will be disabled at the same time.
GOES-17 and GOES-15 will operate in tandem from their respective locations of 137.2 degrees west and 128 degrees west for six months.
Additional information will be communicated as needed.
Contact Information for Further Information: Kathryn Mozer at Kathryn.Mozer@noaa.gov or SPSD User Services at SPSD.UserServices@noaa.gov.
Web Site(s) for applicable information:
See https://www.goes-r.gov/users/transitionToOperations17.html for additional information.
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