Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: September 22, 2023 1457Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: Sep 30, 2023, 1050Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  Sep 30, 2023, 1100Z

Length of OutageApproximately 5 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change: On Sep 30th, 2023, GOES-16 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1050-1100 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1052 -1053 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1100 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1100 UTC.

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