All NOAA POES, All Instruments, POES Constellation Meeting, 21 July 2005 - Issued: 5 July 2005; 1340 UTC

NOAA POES Constellation Meeting - configuration after NOAA-18 is declared operational

Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:
3 July 20035, 1340 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:

Instrument(s) Involved:

Product(s) Involved/Affected:

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:
21 July, 2005, Time 1730 UTC

Details/Specifics of Change:
On July 21 at 1330 Local (1730 UTC), NOAA will hold a "POES Constellation Meeting". At this meeting, we will discuss satellite data processing support needed and make recommendations for the continuation or discontinuation of product support to integrate the new satellite into operations. The agenda is provided below. So that your needs are considered, we are asking that you reply to this email with information on your requirements for POES data support once NOAA-18 is declared the operational afternoon satellite. What are your requirements for standy/backup satellite data? What data is critical to your mission support? Please provide this information by July 15.

July 21 meeting agenda:
- Introduction
- Status of Current Constellation
- Status of Product and Services Processing
- Proposed OSO Level of Support to Backup Satellites
- Proposed Product Processing Support for Backup Satellites
- Proposed Services Processing for Backup Satellites
- Discuss requirements for data and services from backup satellites
- Determine OSO/OSDPD level of support for backup satellites
- Determine N-18 Readiness to go Operational
- Explain process to declare N-18 operational
- Summary

Contact Person(s) Name/Email/Phone Number for Questions: 301-457-5247 ext. 129 301-457-5247 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
* Computer Operations Branch
* Pre-Product Processing Group
* E/SP11, Federal Building #4, room 0318
* 5200 Auth Road
* Suitland, Maryland 20746-4304
* voice 301-457-5247 ext 117
* fax 301-457-5199
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