Topic: GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) ABI Encoder and FTE Calibrations scheduled for March 18, 2022
Date/Time Issued: March 18, 2022 1408Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 18, 2022 1530Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 18, 2022 1600Z
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 18, 2022 1700Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 18, 2022 1730Z
Length of Outage: 30 minutes of product outage, about 1 hour of scanning, followed by another 30 minute product outage
Details/Specifics of Change:
A GOES-16 ABI Encoder and FTE Calibration will be performed on March 18, 2022, at 15:30Z resulting in two ABI product outages. Products may be degraded between outages.
On Thursday, March 18, 2022 the following schedule will be employed to support GOES-16 ABI Encoder and FTE Calibrations:
1530Z – 1600Z: GOES 16 ABI Outage
16:00Z - Approximately 17:00Z: GOES-16 Routine ABI Operations Resume with potentially degraded products
Approximately 1700Z - Approximately 1730Z: GOES-16 ABI outage
Approximately 1730Z: GOES-16 Routine ABI Operations Resume
Please note: If Critical Weather Day (CWD) is declared prior to 15:30Z the calibration will be postponed.
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