Topic: GOES-17 (GOES-WEST)ABI Encoder and FTE Calibrationsscheduled forAugust 13, 2019

Date/Time Issued: August 2, 2019 2115Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 13, 2019 2230Z

Date/Time of Expected End: August 13, 20192300Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 14, 20190000Z

Date/Time of Expected End: August 14, 2019 0030Z

Length of Outage:30 minutes of product outage, about1 hour of scanning, followed byanother 30 minute productoutage

Details/Specifics of Change: A GOES-17ABI Encoder and FTE Calibrationwill be performed onAugust 13, 2019, at 22:30UTC resulting intwo ABI product outages. Productsmay be degraded between outages.On Tuesday, August 13, 2019 the following schedule will be employed to support GOES-17 ABI Encoder and FTE Calibrations:

2230UTC -2300 UTC:GOES 17 ABI Outage

2300UTC - Approximately0000 UTC: GOES-17 RoutineABI Operations Resume with potentially degraded products

Approximately0000 UTC - Approximately 0030 UTC: GOES-17 ABI outage

Approximately 0030UTC: GOES-17 RoutineABI Operations Resume

Please note:If Critical Weather Day (CWD) is declared prior to 2230 UTC the calibrationwill be postponed.

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