Topic: GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan


Date/Time Issued: Nov 20, 2023 2256 UTC


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


Date/Time of Initial Impact: November 29, 2023, 1050 UTC


Date/Time of Expected End:  November 29, 2023, 1100 UTC


Length of OutageApproximately 5 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations


Details/Specifics of Change: On Nov 29th, 2023, GOES-16 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1050-1100 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1050 -1051 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1100 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1100 UTC.


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