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NOAA GOES Weekly Operations Plan 19-25 Feb 2001

Status Report From: China National Space Administration
Posted: Saturday, February 17, 2001

SUBJECT: GOES WEEKLY OPERATIONS PLAN:    19 FEB - 25 FEB 2001

1. EAST SPACECRAFT (GOES-8)

 A. CONTINUOUS IMAGE OPERATIONS AT 15 & 45 MINS PAST EACH HOUR AND
      CONTINUOUS SOUNDER OPERATIONS AT 20 & 46 MINS PAST EACH HOUR
      WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTIONS:
    1) HOUSEKEEPING PERIODS AT 0030Z, 1234Z, & 1834Z.
    2) IMAGES CANCELED DUE TO SINGLE CHORD OPERATIONS:
        19-25 FEB - 0709Z.
    3) IMAGES CANCELLED DUE TO KEEP OUT ZONE:
        19-25 FEB - 0439, 0509 & 0539Z.
    4) FULL DISK COVERAGE TO SUPPORT GOES-10 EAST-WEST MANEUVER:
        21 FEB - 1146-1344Z.
    5) FULL DISK COVERAGE TO SUPPORT GOES-10 ECLIPSE:
        25 FEB - 0845-1014Z.

 B. SEM: ON; CALIBRATION EACH WEDNESDAY AT 1834Z.

 C. EAST WEFAX AND EMWIN BROADCASTS: CONTINUOUS.

 D. EAST DCS: DCPR & DCPI.

 E. MANEUVER: NONE.

2. WEST SPACECRAFT (GOES-10)

 A. CONTINUOUS IMAGE OPERATIONS AT 00 & 30 MINS PAST EACH HOUR AND
      CONTINUOUS SOUNDER OPERATIONS AT 01 & 24 MINS PAST EACH HOUR
      WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTIONS:
   1) HOUSEKEEPING PERIODS AT 0346Z, 1550Z AND 2145Z.
   2) IMAGES CANCELED DUE TO SINGLE CHORD OPERATIONS:
        19-25 FEB  - 1152Z.
   3) SPRING ECLIPSE SEASON BEGINS FEB 25 AND OCCURS DAILY BETWEEN
        0816-0930Z THROUGH APR 11.
   4) IMAGES CANCELED DUE TO KEEP OUT ZONE:
       22-25 FEB - 0822Z.
   5) IMAGES CANCELED DUE TO ECLIPSE:
       25 FEB - 0845, 0852, 0900, 0930 & 0945Z.
   6) SOUNDINGS CANCELED DUE TO ECLIPSE:
       25 FEB - 0824, 0901 & 0924Z.

 B. SEM: ON; CALIBRATION EACH THURSDAY AT 2151Z.

 C. WEST WEFAX AND EMWIN BROADCASTS: CONTINUOUS.

 D. WEST DCS: DCPR & DCPI.

 E. MANEUVER:EAST-WEST STATIONKEEPING FEB 21 AT 1203Z.

3. STANDBY SPACECRAFT (GOES-9)

 A. STORAGE MODE.

 B. MANEUVER: NONE.

4. STANDBY SPACECRAFT (GOES-11)

 A. STORAGE MODE.

 B. MANEUVER: NONE.

5. STANDBY SPACECRAFT (GOES-7)

 A. SPRING ECLIPSE SEASON OCCURS DAILY BETWEEN 1028-154Z AND
      CONTINUES THROUGH MAR 30.

 A. MANEUVER: NONE.

6. STANDBY SPACECRAFT (GOES-3)

 A. SPRING ECLIPSE SEASON OCCURS DAILY BETWEEN 0624-0736Z AND
     CONTINUES THROUGH APRIL 12.

 B. VHF TRANSMITTER: ON CONTINUOUSLY IN HIGH POWER.

 C. MANEUVER: NONE.

7. STANDBY SPACECRAFT (GOES-2)

 A. SPRING ECLIPSE SEASON OCCURS DAILY BETWEEN 1028-1154Z AND
      CONTINUES THROUGH APRIL 18.

 B. SUPPORTS PEACESAT OPERATIONS.  T&C SUPPORT IS BEING EXECUTED BY
      KOKEE PARK, HAWAII NASA STATION AS DIRECTED BY SOCC.

 C. VHF TRANSMITTER: ON CONTINUOUSLY IN HIGH POWER.

 D. MANEUVER: NONE.

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