From: NOAA Office of Satellite Operations
Posted: Friday, October 19, 2012
Date/Time Issued: October 19, 2012 1221 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-13 (GOES-East) Imager and Sounder Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 23, 2012 1815 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: October 23, 2012 1829 UTC
Length of Outage: See table in detail.
Details/Specifics of Change: A GOES-13 (GOES-East) East/West Station Keeping maneuver will be performed on Tuesday, October 23 2012, at 1815 UTC. If NWS Regions have any operational concerns, please contact the NCEP SDM (301) 683-1500 at least 6 hours prior to the maneuver time.
On October 23, 2012 the following schedule will be employed to support maneuver operations:
GOES-13 (GOES-East) East/West Maneuver Schedule begins at 1815 UTC on October 23, 2012.
>From 1815 UTC through 1829 UTC -- GOES-13 (GOES-East) No Scan Operations
There will be no GOES-15 (GOES-West) Full Disk (30 minute) Imaging due to the outage being less than 15 minutes.
There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.
1831 UTC -- GOES-13 (GOES-East) Routine Scan Operations Resume.
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at 301-817-3880
Web Site(s) for applicable information: See http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/messages.html for this and other satellite related messages. See http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/GOES/schedules.html for full GOES scanning schedules and scan sectors. See http://www.noaasis.noaa.gov/cemscs/gostbus.txt for geodetic subpoint prediction and location of GOES.
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