Topic: GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) Advanced Baseline Imager Mode-6 Operation UpdateM-B

Date/Time Issued: November 19, 2019 1625Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI Mode-6 products

Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 20, 2019 1740Z

Date/Time of Expected End: N/A

Length of Outage: N/A

Details/Specifics of Change: The GOES-16 Advanced Baseline Imager Mode-6 (10-minute Flex Mode) sequence will be updated to a duration more accurate to 10 minutes following the conclusion of the GOES-16 ABI Encoder calibration. The Mode-6 images will notice improvements in the form of reduced drift in timeline and image timestamps over long time spans.

GOES-16 ABI mode-6 provides Full Disk, CONUS, and MESO images at the cadence provided here (link:

The GOES-16 ABI Encoder calibration notification can be viewed here (link:


Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880

Web Site(s) for applicable information: See for this and other satellite related messages.GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) ABI Mode 6 operation is detailed at