Topic: GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper Test  

Date/Time Issued: March 3, 2023 1858Z   

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 GLM 

Date/Time of Initial Impact:   March 08, 2023 0600Z 

Date/Time of Expected End: March 09, 2023 1730Z 

Length of Outage:  This test consists of four short one hour tests, one at solar midnight, one at the next solar noon, one at the next solar midnight, and one at the next solar noon; they are required to be consecutive.  

Details/Specifics of Change: Starting on Wednesday March 08, at 0600 UTC, GOES-16 GLM will perform testing to improve the data product. The outages period are listed below:
This testing will be postponed in the event of a critical weather day being declared prior to the start of each test.

Contact information for further information: ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880 24x7 or during normal business hours

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