Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: March 23, 2023 1559Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 01, 2023 1100Z

Date/Time of Expected End: April 01, 2023 1110Z

Length of Outage: Approximately 5 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On April 01 2023, GOES-16 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with approximately 5 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1100-1110Z. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1105-1110Z, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1110Z. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1110Z.

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