Update #2: Effective after 0000Z March 9, 2019 GCOM-W1 AMSR2 data will be unavailable until further notice; consequently, all AMSR2 data/products are impacted. Latest information from JAXA is the return of service to the affected system is expected to occur no earlier than Monday March 11, 2019. All users of GCOM-W1 data are alerted that a long duration outage is expected and an update will be provided as new informationis received. Repeating... All GCOM-W1 AMSR2 data will be unavailable after March 9, 2019 0000Z.

Update #1:Mission planning to generate a CCS from old data. AOS and LOS times may be off until required information received from JAXA.

Topic: Potential missed GCOM-W1 contacts

Date/Time Issued: March 08, 2019 2348Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GCOM-W1 Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 09, 2019 0000Z

Date/Time of Expected End: TBD

Length of Outage: TBD

Details/Specifics of Change: At the present time no GCOM-W1 common contact schedule has been generated for support after March 09, 2019 0000z. No support will be taken after this time until a CCS has been generated and distributed..

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