Topic: GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: March 21, 2019 1633 UTC

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 14, 2019 0315 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 14, 2019 0330 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximately 5 minutes at the beginning of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On March 5, 2019, GOES-17 ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will be replaced with 15 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 0315-0330 UTC. A GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 0315-0320 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will resume at 0330 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 0330 UTC.

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