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*SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE: GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER AND SOUNDER IR DETECTOR
 PATCH TEMPERATURE CHANGES- ISSUED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 2135Z
*TOPIC:* GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER AND SOUNDER IR DETECTOR PATCH
TEMPERATURE CHANGES

*DATE/TIME ISSUED:* SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 2135Z

*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*  GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER AND SOUNDER DATA

*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:*  SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 15:45Z

*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:*  SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 17:30Z

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:*  N/A

*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE: *ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2016, SOCC ENGINEERS
WILL CHANGE THE GOES-13 IMAGER AND  SOUNDER IR DETECTOR PATCH
TEMPERATURES FROM THEIR MID SET POINTS (84, 85 K RESPECTIVELY) TO THEIR
LOW SET-POINT (81, 82 K) STARTING AROUND 15:30Z (11:30 EDT), DURING THE
SPACE CRAFT HOUSEKEEPING PERIOD. THE TEMPERATURE TRANSITION WILL TAKE
CLOSE TO 2 HOURS. THE IR IMAGES AND SOUNDINGS BETWEEN 15:45-17:30 MAY BE
EFFECTED BY SLIGHT STRIPING/BANDING UNTIL THE TEMPERATURES ARE
STABILIZED AT THEIR NEW SETTING AROUND 17:30Z.
IMAGER TEMPERATURE SHOULD STABILIZE 20-30 MINUTES BEFORE SOUNDER.

THE SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO AND RESPONSIVITY WILL IMPROVE AS A RESULT OF
OPERATION AT A LOWER DETECTOR TEMPERATURE.

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