Topic: GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) HBT Flush
Date/Time Issued: March 7, 2019 1628 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 12, 2019 2305 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: March 12, 2019 2315 UTC
Length of Outage: 5 minutes of ABI Continuous Full Disk mode followed by 10 minutes of product outage for ABI, EXIS, and SUVI. See table in details below.
Details/Specifics of Change:
A GOES-16 HBT Flush will be performed on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 2305 UTC resulting in an ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage. The HBT Flush will not be cancelled due to CWD. Product navigation may be degraded for up to 45 minutes after the conclusion of the HBT flush.
On Tuesday, March 12, 2019 the following schedule will be employed to support GOES-16 HBT Flush operations:
2300 UTC: GOES-16 ABI Continuous Full Disk Mode (Mode 4) begins
2305 UTC: GOES-16 HBT Flush Schedule begins
2305 UTC - 2315 UTC: GOES-16 ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage
2315 UTC: GOES-16 ABI Routine Flex Mode (Mode 3) Operations Resume
2315 UTC: GOES-16 Routine EXIS and SUVI Operations Resume
There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.
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