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SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE: EUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE  ISSUED:
*TOPIC: *EUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE

*DATE/TIME ISSUED**:*SEPTEMBER 22, 2014  1627 UTC*
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*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*SEE LIST BELOW.

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*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:* SEPTEMBER 22, 2014  1620 UTC 15:12:10
UTC
(FROM THEEUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE MESSAGE)

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*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:***SEE TABLE IN DETAIL FOR ON AND OFF SWITCH
TIME******

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:*N/A*
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*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:*

WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE

ISSUED ON 22/09/14 AT 15:12:10

SEQ NR: 3

PLANNED ACTIVITIES FOR WEEK 39/2014:

GENERIC SERVICE INFORMATION
14 AUGUST- 31 DECEMBER 2014
THE EUMETCAST-EUROPE DVB-S2 BASIC SERVICE IS OPERATIONAL. A PARALLEL
OPERATIONAL PHASE WITH DVB-S IS PROVIDED TILL DECEMBER 2014.
FURTHER INFORMATION IS
AVAILABLE:HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2305543.HTML

METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT.
DURING ECLIPSE SEASONS, STRAY LIGHT AFFECTS THE WAY THE SPACECRAFT
INSTRUMENT IS COMMANDED. THERE ARE PERIODS WHERE THE BLACK BODY
CALIBRATION IS PERFORMED AFTER THE
INSTRUMENT RETRACE INSTEAD OF PRIOR TO IT. THIS DELAYS FILES FOR
THE TIME OF THE CALIBRATION APPROXIMATELY THREE MINUTES) WHICH THEN
AFFECTS THE DATA TIMELINESS IN THE
SAME WAY. THIS NOMINAL CALIBRATION ACTIVITY DURING ECLIPSE SEASON
WILL THEREFORE CAUSE PERIODS OF NOTICEABLE DELAYS TO RECEPTION OF
DATA BY USERS.
METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS FOR WINTER/SPRING 2014 ARE AVAILABLE
ON EUMETSAT WEBSITE:
WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/HOME/MAIN/SERVICESTATUS/INDEX.HTM?L=EN
(SEE SECTION "STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS (XML)")

PRESENTATIONS FROM THE EUMETCAST USER FORUM WHICH TOOK PLACE ON
17/09/2014 ARE AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/TECHNICALBULLETINS/EUMETCAST/DAT_2266023.HTML


METEOSAT RSS
23 SEPTEMBER 2014  09:00 UTC - 25 SEPTEMBER 2014  09:00 UTC
MONTHLY RSS INTERRUPTION
METEOSAT-9 RAPID SCANNING SERVICE (RSS) WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR SCHEDULED
FULL EARTH SCANNING AND GROUND SEGMENT MAINTENANCE.
METEOSAT-8 RSS IMAGE DATA, RECTIFIED TO 9.5 DEG E, REPLACES THE
METEOSAT-9 SERVICE. THE RSS METEOROLOGICAL PRODUCT SERVICE IS NOT
AVAILABLE DURING THIS TIMEFRAME.
AN OUTAGE OF 15 MINUTES (OR SLIGHTLY MORE) CAN BE EXPECTED WHEN
SWITCHING TO AND FROM METEOSAT-8.


METEOSAT IODC
01 AUGUST - 30 SEPTEMBER 2014
METEOSAT-7 AUTUMN 2014 ECLIPSE SEASON.
SLOT 37 TO 43 MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE

11 SEPTEMBER 2014 - 23 SEPTEMBER 2014
METEOSAT-7 SUN CO-LINEARITY
SLOT 16 AND 17 MAY BE INTERRUPTED OR UNAVAILABLE.

23 SEPTEMBER 2014 22:28 - 23:00 UTC
METEOSAT-7 MOON ECLIPSE
SLOTS 45 AND 46 WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.
SLOT 47 MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE.


METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL DATA SERVICE
30 SEPTEMBER 2014 07:00 - 15:00 UTC      (***** UPDATE
*****)
IASI L2 VERSION 6 PRODUCTS WILL SUPERSEDE THE
CURRENT VERSION 5 PRODUCTS FOR FULL DETAILS, PLEASE
SEE:HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2343917.HTML
A SHORT DELAY OF ALL IASI PRODUCTS IS EXPECTED DURING THIS TRANSITION.

08 SEPTEMBER - 30 SEPTEMBER 2014
METOP A AND METOP B - ASCAT EXTENSIVE CALIBRATION OUTAGES OF THE ASCAT
GDS LEVEL 1 SOIL MOISTURE AND GLOBAL AND REGIONAL WINDS PRODUCTS CAN
BE EXPECTED, DURING
SATELLITE PASSES OVER TURKEY.

22 SEPTEMBER 2014 - 14:05 UTC
METOP-B - ASCAT GAIN COMPRESSION
A SHORT OUTAGE OF ALL ASCAT PRODUCTS CAN BE EXPECTED.

24 SEPTEMBER 2014 05:12 - 09:12 UTC
METOP-A - IASI EXTERNAL CALIBRATION
IASI GDS LEVEL 1C AND LEVEL 2 PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.


METOP AHRPT DIRECT READOUT
23 SEPTEMBER 2014 09:16 - 09:22 UTC (METOP-A)
23 SEPTEMBER 2014 08:28 - 08:34 UTC (METOP-B)
SEM MPED IN FLIGHT CALIBRATION A SHORT OUTAGE OF ALL SEM PRODUCTS
CAN BE EXPECTED AT THESE TIMES.

23 SEPTEMBER 2014 09:16 - 10:59
METOP-A - SEM TED IN FLIGHT CALIBRATION
AN OUTAGE OF ALL SEM PRODUCTS CAN BE EXPECTED AT THESE TIMES.


THIRD-PARTY DATA AND PRODUCTS
18 AUGUST 2014 - 17 OCTOBER 2014
FY-2D ECLIPSE SEASON
17:00 UTC TO 18:30 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.

24 SEPTEMBER 2014 05:02 UTC - 05:46 UTC       (***** UPDATE
*****)
FY-2D MOON ECLIPSE OPERATIONS
05:00 UTC AND 05:30 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.

19 AUGUST 2014 - 18 OCTOBER 2014
FY-2E ECLIPSE SEASON
16:00 UTC TO 19:00 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.

24 SEPTEMBER 2014 04:14 UTC - 05:00 UTC       (***** UPDATE
*****)
FY-2E MOON ECLIPSE OPERATIONS
04:00 UTC AND 05:00 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.

21 AUGUST 2014 - 12 OCTOBER 2014
MTSAT-2 ECLIPSE SEASON
15:00 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.

25 SEPTEMBER 2014
NEW DUACS 2014 PRODUCTS FROM CNES AVISO AVAILABLE ON EUMETCAST-EUROPE
AND AFRICA
FOR FULL DETAILS AND SAMPLE DATA, PLEASE
SEE:HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2336881.HTML


FUTURE EVENTS
METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL AND REGIONAL DATA SERVICE
08 OCTOBER 2014  09:00-16:00 UTC
METOP-B - OUT-OF-PLANE MANOEUVRE
ALL PRODUCTS FROM AMSU-A, ASCAT, ATOVS, GOME-2, IASI, HIRS, MHS,
SEM, IN THE METOP GLOBAL DATA SERVICE AND REGIONAL DATA SERVICE,
WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.
THE AVHRR GDS LEVEL 1 PRODUCTS AND AVHRR REGIONAL DATA WILL BE
TEMPORARILY DEGRADED.
GRAS DATA WILL BE DEGRADED FOR UP TO 4 HOURS AFTER THE MANOEUVRE.
A TOUCH-UP IN-PLANE MANOEUVRE MAY BE PERFORMED THE FOLLOWING DAY. THIS
WILL BE CONFIRMED IN DUE TIME.


INFORMATION:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE EUMETSAT USER SERVICES
HELPDESK
TEL: +49 6151 807 366
FAX: +49 6151 807 379
EMAIL:OPS@EUMETSAT.INT
WWW.EUMETSAT.INT






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