Administrative: GOES-16/17 software ePatch (DO.09.05.01 and 10.01.00) will be implemented into operations on August 19, 2021 -  Issued July 8, 2021 1915 UTC


Topic: GOES-16/17 software ePatch scheduled for August 19, 2021

Date/Time Issued: July 8, 2021 1915 UTC 

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and GOES-17 Solar and Galactic Protons Level 1b product

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 19, 2021 TBD 

Date/Time of Expected End: N/A

Length of Outage: N/A 


Details/Specifics of Change:  A GOES-16/17 software ePatch is planned to go live on August 19, 2021 between XXXX-XXXX UTC. No data outage will occur when the updates go live. These updates will result in changes to the SGPS Level 1b (L1b) product as detailed below. GOES Rebroadcast (GRB) and GOES-R Product Definition and Users’ Guide (PUG) impacts and updates are noted.







GRB impact

PUG impact




Add Helium data to SGPS Product

Expands the SGPS L1b product to include Alpha particles.





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