Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for February 20-24, 2019

Date/Time Issued: February 15, 2019 2130 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 20, 2019 M-B1749 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: February 24, 2019 0144 UTC

Length of Outage: M-BApproximately 2 minutes for each event. See schedule below.


Details/Specifics of Change:

Several, very short, GOES-16 and GOES-17 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on February 20-24, 2019 resulting in an outage of ABI MESO-2 products for about 2 minutes for each event. ABI MESO-1 will still be available during this time. The schedule is below.


GOES-16: February 20, 2019 M-B1749-1751 UTC and 1849-1851 UTC

GOES-17: February 20, 2019 M-B2302-2304 UTC and 2310-2312 UTC


GOES-16: February 23, 2019 M-B2021-2023 UTC and 2129-2131 UTC


GOES-17: February 24, 2019 M-B0041-0043 UTC and 0142-0144 UTC


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