Topic: GOES-16 ABI desert monitoring calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: March 26, 2019 1319 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI outage and mode change

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 26, 2019 1600 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 26, 2019 1615 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximate 5 minute outage followed by 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk mode

Details/Specifics of Change:

A GOES-16 (GOES-East) ABI routine desert monitoring calibration scan will occur from 1600-1615 UTC on March 26, 2019 following the schedule below: M-B


ABI calibration scan: 1600-1605 UTC - no ABI products generated or distributed

ABI Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4): 1605-1615 UTC

ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) resumes: 1615 UTC


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