NOAA-16 - AMSU-A1 Oscillator Switch, 21 November 2002 - Issued: 20 November 2002; 2130 UTC

Local Oscillator switch from primary to redundant

Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:
20 November 2002; 2130 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:

Instrument(s) Involved:

Product(s) Involved/Affected:
All data users

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:
21 November 2002 1550 UTC

Details/Specifics of Change:
NOAA-16 AMSU-A1 channels 9 - 14 are showing degradation. On November 21,
orbit 11161 at approximately 1550Z, SOCC will switch the NOAA-16 AMSU-A1
channels 9-14 local oscillator from primary to redundant. This should be a
no impact change for data users.

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