Topic: GOES-16 ABI desert monitoring calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: January 26, 2023 1558 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI outage and mode change

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 4, 2023 1600 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: February 4, 2023 1610 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximate 5 minute outage followed by 5 minutes of Continuous Full Disk mode

Details/Specifics of Change:

A GOES-16 ABI routine desert monitoring calibration scan will occur from 1600-1610 UTC on February 4, 2023 following the schedule below:  


ABI calibration scan: 1600-1605 UTC - no ABI products generated or distributed

ABI Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4): 1605-1610 UTC

ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) resumes: 1610 UTC


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