Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for March 20-23, 2019

Date/Time Issued: March 15, 2019 1640 UTC

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 20, 2019 M-B1733 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 23, 2019 2357 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 February 20-24, 2019 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: March 20, 2019 M-B1616-1618 UTC and 1735-1737 UTC

GOES-17: March 20, 2019 M-B2031-2033 UTC


GOES-17: March 21, 2019 M-B2252-2254 UTC


GOES-16: March 23, 2019 M-B1913-1915 UTC and 1951-1953 UTC

GOES-17: March 23, 2019 M-B2343-2345 UTC and 2355-2357 UTC


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