Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan
Date/Time Issued: March 8,2021 1658Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 15, 2021 1110Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 15, 2021 1120Z
Length of Outage: Approximately 5 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations
Details/Specifics of Change:
On March 15, 2021, GOES-16 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1110-1120 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1110-1120 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1120 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1120 UTC.
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