Topic: GOES-15 (GOES-West) East/West Station Keeping Maneuver scheduled for January 29, 2019

Date/Time Issued: January 17, 2019 M-B1715 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-15 (GOES-West) Imager and Sounder Products

Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 29, 2019 M-BM-B2224 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: January 29, 2019 M-BM-B2259 UTC

Length of Outage: See table in detail.

Details/Specifics of Change:
A GOES-15 (GOES-West) East/West Station Keeping Maneuver will be performed on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 2230 UTC. The backup date for this maneuver is Thursday, January 31, 2019. M-B

If NWS Regions have any operational concerns, please contact the NCEP SDM at (301) 683-1500 at least 6 hours prior to the maneuver time.

On January 29, 2019 the following schedule will be employed to support maneuver operations for GOES-15 (GOES-West):

2224 UTC: M-BGOES-15 (GOES-West) East/West Maneuver Schedule begins
2224 UTC - 2259 UTC: M-BGOES-15 (GOES-West) Sounder Product Outage
2230 UTC - 2244 UTC: M-BGOES-15 (GOES-West) Imager Product Outage
2300 UTC: M-BGOES-15 (GOES-West) Routine Imager and Sounder Scan Operations Resume

There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.

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

Web Site(s) for applicable information:
See M-Bfor this and other satellite related messages.
See for full GOES scanning schedules and scan sectors.

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