NOAA-18, MHS, Instrument Anomaly - No Usable Data, 19 April 2009 - Issued: 20 April 2009 1500UTC

MHS Instrument Anomaly

Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:
20 April 2009, 1500 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:

Instrument(s) Involved:

Product(s) Involved/Affected:
All Products/No Usable Data

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:
19 April 2009, Time 1844 UTC

Details/Specifics of Change:
At approximately 1844 UTC on 19 April 2009, an anomaly occurred on the NOAA-18 MHS instrument resulting in loss of usable data. The anomaly is under investigation.
Contact Person(s) Name/Email/Phone Number for Questions:
Emily Harrod 301-817-3882 Level 1B operations support
Tsan Mo, 301-763-8136 x 137 instrument scientist
Renee Smith-Dearing, 301-817-4117 SOCC operations support

Web site(s) that contain other relevant information (where applicable): - History of level 1B notices - All user notices - SOCC polar satellite status