Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for March 20-23, 2019
Date/Time Issued: March 15, 2019 1640 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI MESO-2 outages
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 20, 2019 M-B1733 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: March 23, 2019 2357 UTC
Length of Outage: M-BApproximately 2 minutes for each event. See schedule below.
Details/Specifics of Change:
Several, very short, GOES-16 and GOES-17 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on February 20-24, 2019 resulting in an outage of ABI MESO-2 products for about 2 minutes for each event. ABI MESO-1 will still be available during this time. The schedule is below.
GOES-16: March 20, 2019 M-B1616-1618 UTC and 1735-1737 UTC
GOES-17: March 20, 2019 M-B2031-2033 UTC
GOES-17: March 21, 2019 M-B2252-2254 UTC
GOES-16: March 23, 2019 M-B1913-1915 UTC and 1951-1953 UTC
GOES-17: March 23, 2019 M-B2343-2345 UTC and 2355-2357 UTC
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or 301-817-3880
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