Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: December 17, 2019 1638Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact:M-BDecember 22, 2019M-B1100Z

Date/Time of Expected End: December 22, 2019M-B1110Z

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

Details/Specifics of Change: OnM-BDecember 22, 2019, GOES-16 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1100-1110 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1105-1110 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume atM-B1110 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate atM-B1110 UTC.

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