Topic: GOES-18 ABI solar calibration scan
Date/Time Issued: March 23, 2023 2026Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-18 ABI product outage
Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 01, 2023 1510Z
Date/Time of Expected End: April 01, 2023 1520Z
Length of Outage: Approximately 5 minutes at the beginning of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations
Details/Specifics of Change:
On April 01, 2023, GOES-18 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with approximately 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1510-1520Z. A GOES-18 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1515-1520Z, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1520Z. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1520 UTC.
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