Topic: GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: March 15, 2021 1413Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 26, 2021 0310 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 26, 2021 0320 UTC

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

Details/Specifics of Change:

On March 26, 2021, GOES-17 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 0310-0320 UTC. A GOES-17 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 0315-0320 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 0320 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 0320 UTC.

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