Topic: GOES-18 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: Jun 1, 2023, 1656Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-18 ABI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 7, 2023, 1500Z

Date/Time of Expected End: June 7, 2023, 1510Z

Length of Outage: Approximately 5 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On June 7th, 2023, GOES-18 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will replace 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1500-1510 UTC. A GOES-18 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1508-1510 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1510 UTC. The following Full Disk scan will populate at 1510 UTC.

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