Topic: GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: April 1, 2019 1303 UTC

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 2, 2019 1500 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: April 2, 2019 1515 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximately 5 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On April 2, 2019, GOES-17 ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will be replaced with 15 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1500-1515 UTC. A GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1510-1515 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI Flex Mode (mode 3) will resume at 1515 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will likely populate at 1530 UTC.

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