Topic: GOES-16 (GOES-East) ABI mode 6 testing

Date/Time Issued: February 1, 2019 1930 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 8, 2019 1500 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: February 8, 2019 1700 UTC

Length of Event: 2 hours


Details/Specifics of Change:

The GOES-16 (GOES-East) ABI will execute two hours of mode 6 operations on February 8, 2019 from 1500-1700 UTC. Mode 6 operations is a Full Disk every 10 minutes, CONUS every 5 minutes, and 2 meso domains every minute (or 1 domain every 30 seconds). Users shall not request Flex Mode (mode 3) or Continuous Full Disk Mode (Mode 4) for GOES-16 during this test period. Users may request GOES-16 MESO coordinate changes as desired.

GOES-16 will return to Flex Mode (mode 3) at 1700 UTC.

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