Topic: GOES-15 Imager and Sounder Frame Table Update

Date/Time Issued: October 31, 2018 M-B1330 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: All GOES-15 imager products

Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 5, 2018 1500 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: N/A

Length of Event/Outage: See details below.

Details/Specifics of Change: The GOES-15 imager and sounder frame tables will be updated at 1500 UTC on November 5, 2018. These tables must be adjusted due to the new operating location at 128 degrees west.M-B Users can reference the following website for new scan sector locations:

The following centerpoints will take effect on November 5, 2018:


Full Disk: 0.1 N M-B135.0 W

PACUS: 33.0 N M-B129.2 W

Sub-CONUS: 37.0 N M-B111.5 W

Northern Hemisphere: 26.0 N M-B136.6 W

Southern Hemisphere: 19.3 S M-B142.4 W

Southern Hemisphere Small Scan: 11.5 S M-B149.2 W

Rapid Scan:

American Samoa: 14.3 S M-B168.6 W

Hawaii: 17.8 N M-B151.5 W

TPARC: 41.7 N M-B145.4 W

Sitka: 41.4 N M-B128.8 W


CONUS: 34.3 N M-B115.6 W

Hawaii: 14.2 N M-B153.1 W

North Pacific: 34.4 N 142.7 W


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