Administrative, Unplanned data outage for NOAA-15 through 19 and JASON-2 on September 3, 2010 - Issued: September 2, 2010 1800 UTC

Unplanned data outage for NOAA-15 through 19 and JASON-2

Date/Time(UTC) Message Issued:
September 2, 2010, 1800 UTC

Satellite(s) Involved:
NOAA-15, 16, 17, 18, 19, & JASON-2

Instrument(s) Involved:
All Instruments

Product(s) Involved/Affected:
All products

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation:
September 3, 2010, Time 04:00 UTC

Date/Time(UTC) of Expected End:
September 3, 2010, Time 23:00 UTC

Details/Specifics of Change:
Due to Hurricane Earl conditions and possible threat to personnel at the Wallops CDA (WCDA), the following passes scheduled for that site between 04:00z and 23:00z on September 3, 2010 (JDAY 246) are being or have been rescheduled, where possible, at Fairbanks or Svalbard (for NOAA-19). HRPT previous scheduled for WCDA are cancelled. An updated recorder schedule will be issued. We do expect some data losses on NOAA-15 and NOAA-16 due to inability to reschedule all passes.

Satellite Orbit Action

NOAA-15 63989 Deleted

NOAA-15 63990 Deleted

NOAA-15 63996 Changed to Fairbanks

NOAA-16 51282 Changed to Fairbanks

NOAA-16 51288 Deleted

NOAA-16 51289 Deleted

NOAA-16 51295 Deleted

NOAA-16 51296 Changed to Fairbanks

NOAA-17 42586 Deleted

NOAA-17 42587 Deleted

NOAA-18 27244 Deleted

NOAA-18 27245 Deleted

NOAA-18 27251 Changed to Fairbanks

NOAA-18 27252 Changed to Fairbanks

NOAA-19 8091 Changed to Svalbard

NOAA-19 8092 Changed to Svalbard

NOAA-19 8098 Changed to Fairbanks

NOAA-19 8099 Changed to Svalbard

JASON-2 10309 Changed to Fairbanks

JASON-2 10310 Changed to Fairbanks

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