Topic: GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) ABI Encoder and Fine Track Error Calibrations scheduled for March 20, 2023
Date/Time Issued: March 10, 2023 2058Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 20, 2023 1530Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 20, 2023 1600Z
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 20, 2023 1700Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 20, 2023 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 Fine Track Error Calibration will be performed starting on March 20, 2023, at 1530Z resulting in two ABI product outages. Products may be degraded between outages.
On Thursday, March 20, 2023 the following schedule will be employed to support GOES-16 ABI Encoder and FTE Calibrations:
1530Z - 1600Z: GOES-16 ABI Outage
1600Z - Approximately 1700Z : 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 1530Z the calibration will be postponed.
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