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NOUS72 KNES 092148
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*SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE: NOAA-18, 19, METOP-B/1,
 METOP-A/2 AVHRR MONTHLY VISIBLE CALIBRATION UPDATES,
 9 FEB 2016 - ISSUED: FEB. 9, 2016 2145Z
*TOPIC: *VISIBLE CALIBRATION UPDATE FOR MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2016

*DATE/TIME ISSUED:* FEBRUARY 9, 2016  2145Z

*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:* ALL PRODUCTS FROM CHANNELS 1, 2, AND 3A

*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:* FEBRUARY 9, 2016 1739Z

*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:* UNTIL NEXT MONTH`S COEFFICIENT UPDATE

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:* N/A

*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE: *ON FEBRUARY 9, 2016 AT APPROXIMATELY
17:39Z, THE FOLLOWING UPDATE OF THE CALIBRATION COEFFICIENTS WAS
IMPLEMENTED IN THE LEVEL 1B PROCESSING FOR NOAA-18, NOAA-19, METOP-A/2
AND METOP-B/1 FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. THESE COEFFICIENTS ARE INTENDED
TO BE OPTIMAL ON FEB. 23, IN THE MIDDLE OF THE TWO SCHEDULED UPDATES.

METOP-B/1

CH_1_LO = 0.05497*COUNT - 2.165, COUNT<500.62

CH_1_HI = 0.1629*COUNT - 56.18, COUNT>500.62

CH_2_LO = 0.06096*COUNT - 2.462, COUNT<503.00

CH_2_HI = 0.1796*COUNT - 62.13, COUNT>503.00

CH_3_LO = 0.03163*COUNT - 1.329, COUNT<500.85

CH_3_HI = 0.2203*COUNT - 95.82, COUNT>500.85


METOP-A/2

CH_1_LO = 0.05575*COUNT - 2.254, COUNT<501.01

CH_1_HI = 0.1647*COUNT - 56.86, COUNT>501.01

CH_2_LO = 0.06811*COUNT - 2.707, COUNT<500.42

CH_2_HI = 0.2023*COUNT - 69.85, COUNT>500.42

CH_3_LO = 0.03372*COUNT - 1.385, COUNT<501.94

CH_3_HI = 0.2342*COUNT - 102.01, COUNT>501.94


NOAA-18 AVHRR

CH_1_LO = 0.05903*COUNT - 2.328, COUNT<501.54

CH_1_HI = 0.1760*COUNT - 60.53, COUNT>501.54

CH_2_LO = 0.06904*COUNT - 2.720, COUNT<500.40

CH_2_HI = 0.2072*COUNT - 72.18, COUNT>500.40


NOAA-19 AVHRR

CH_1_LO = 0.05288*COUNT - 2.056, COUNT<496.43

CH_1_HI = 0.1560*COUNT - 53.62, COUNT>496.43

CH_2_LO = 0.06065*COUNT - 2.352, COUNT<500.37

CH_2_HI = 0.1807*COUNT - 62.37, COUNT>500.37


THE FIRST 1B FILES PRODUCED WITH THE UPDATED CPIDS WERE:

NSS.HRPT.NP.D16040.S1730.E1739.B3610101.CF

NSS.GHRR.NP.D16040.S1653.E1824.B3610102.WI

NSS.LHRR.NP.D16040.S1808.E1820.B3610102.WI

NSS.GHRR.NN.D16040.S1657.E1836.B5526061.GC

NSS.HRPT.NN.D16040.S1837.E1850.B5526161.GC

FOR M2 & M1 THE FIRST ORBITS PROCESSED WILL BE THE ONE RUNNING AFTER ORBIT:

NSS.HRPT.M1.D16040.S1701.E1713.B1761717.MO

NSS.FRAC.M1.D16040.S1556.E1650.B1761617.SV

NSS.HRPT.M2.D16040.S1611.E1620.B4830303.MI

NSS.FRAC.M2.D16040.S1417.E1557.B4830203.SV


*CONTACT PERSON(S) NAME/EMAIL/PHONE NUMBER FOR QUESTIONS:*

DEJIANG.HAN DEJIANG.HAN@NOAA.GOV 
301-817-4119 OPERATIONS SUPPORT

XIANGQIAN WU XIANGQIAN.WU@NOAA.GOV 
301-683-3601 INSTRUMENT SCIENTIST

*WEB SITE(S) THAT CONTAIN OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION:*

HTTP://WWW.OSDPD.NOAA.GOV/PSB/PPP/PPP.HTML - HISTORY OF LEVEL 1B NOTICES

HTTP://WWW.SSD.NOAA.GOV/PS/SATS/MESSAGES.HTML - ALL USER NOTICES

HTTP://WWW.OSO.NOAA.GOV/POES/INDEX.HTM - SOCC POLAR SATELLITE STATUS

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ESPCOPERATIONS@NOAA.GOV AT 301-817-3880

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