Topic: GOES-17 (GOES-West) ABI mode 6 testing

Date/Time Issued: March 13, 2019 2051 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 19, 2019 1400 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 22, 2019 1400 UTC

Length of Event: 3 days


Details/Specifics of Change:

GOES-17 (GOES-West) ABI will execute three consecutive days of mode 6 (10-minute Flex Mode) operations from 19 March 1400 UTC until 22 March 1400 UTC. Users shall not request Flex Mode (mode 3) or Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4) for GOES-17 during this period. Mode 6 operations is a Full Disk every 10 minutes, CONUS every 5 minutes, and 2 meso domains every minute (or 1 domain every 30 seconds). Users may request GEOES-17 MESO domain changes as desired.

GOES-17 will return to Flex Mode (mode 3) on 22 March at 1400 UTC.

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