Topic: GOES-16 ABI Solar Calibration Scan

Date/Time Issued: Feb 12, 2024 1736Z

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: Feb 19, 2024, 1110Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  Feb 19, 2024, 1120Z

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

Details/Specifics of Change:

On Feb 19th, 2024, GOES-16 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1110-1120 UTC. A GOES-16 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1116 -1117 UTC, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1120 UTC. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1120 UTC.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880

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