Topic: GOES-17 ABI Cryocooler Optimization Testing

Date/Time Issued: March 14, 2022 2018 UTC

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 21, 2021 0240-0620 UTC, March 22, 2021 0240-0620 UTC, March 23, 2021 0240-0620 UTC


Details/Specifics of Change:

On March 21 to 23, 2022, between 0240 and 0620 UTC, GOES-17 ABI will undergo cryocooler optimization testing. This test may result in degradation to CMI and L2 products.


Please note: This test will be postponed in the event of a CWD declaration.


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