Topic: GOES-17 ABI mode 6 operations

Date/Time Issued: February 21, 2019 1928 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 25, 2019 1400 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: February 27, 2019 2200 UTC

Length of Event: 56 hours


Details/Specifics of Change:

GOES-17 ABI will execute 56 hours of mode 6 operations from 25 February 1400 UTC until 27 February 2200 UTC. Users shall not request Flex Mode (mode 3) or Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4) for GOES-17 during this period. 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 may request GEOES-17 MESO domain changes as desired.

GOES-17 will return to Flex Mode (mode 3) on 27 February at 2200 UTC.

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