Update #1: The of the calibration date has been moved from the 27th to the 29th of September.

Topic: GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: September 23, 2020 1619Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 27, 2020 0300Z (Sept 29, 2020 0300Z)

Date/Time of Expected End: September 27, 2020 0310Z (Sept 29, 2020 0310Z)

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

Details/Specifics of Change:

On September 27, 2020, GOES-17 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 0300-0310Z. A GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 0300-0305Z, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 0310Z. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 0310Z.

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