Topic: GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: February 19, 2019 1940 UTC

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 21, 2019 0320 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: February 21, 2019 0330 UTC

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

Details/Specifics of Change:

On February 21, 2019, GOES-17 ABI mode 6 will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 0320-0330 UTC. A GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 0320-0330 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI mode 6 will resume at 0330 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 0330 UTC.

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