Topic: GOES-17 ABI Setpoint Change

Date/Time Issued: October 5, 2021 1812 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI Operational Change

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 8, 2021 1500 UTC


Details/Specifics of Change:

On October 8, 2021, GOES-17 ABI Focal Plane Module (FPM) Setpoints will be increased to 84K from 81K. This change will be made to mitigate the increased FPM temperatures seen post safe hold mode anomaly and will lower our daily peak FPM temperatures.

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