NOAA 15,16,17,and18, All Instruments, Processing converter change, Implementation Date TBA- Issued: Date issued 9 December 2005; time issued 1700 UTC

Processing converter change for 1B data

*Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:*
9 December 2005 1700 UTC

*Satellite(s) Involved:*
NOAA-15,16,17,and 18

*Instrument(s) Involved:*

*Product(s) Involved/Affected:*
NO products affected...test data only.

*Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:*

*Details/Specifics of Change:*
Please find test data available with the converter changes. This change should not impact user processing of the 1B data. However, we would like to provide test data prior to implementing the change operationally ( operational date to be announced). Please take some time to process this test data and provide us with your feedback. The data is located at the following website:

Again there is data for all satelliltes available at the above website..

*Contact Person(s) Name/Email/Phone Number for Questions:*

Cecil A. Paris
Physical Scientist
301-457-5247 ext 129

Emily Harrod
Physical Scientist
301=457-5247 ext 117

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

* Emily D. Harrod
* Product Systems Branch
* Pre-Product Processing Group
* E/SP13, Federal Building #4, room 0318
* 5200 Auth Road
* Suitland, Maryland 20746-4304
* voice 301-457-5247 ext 117
* fax 301-457-5199
* email