Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: March 26, 2019 1328 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 26, 2019 1100 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 26, 2019 1115 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximately 10 minutes at the beginning of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On March 26, 2019, GOES-16 (GOES-East) ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) was replaced with 15 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1100-1115 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan was performed between 1105-1115 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) resumed at 1115 UTC.


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