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ADMNES
*SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE: GOES-16 IS NOW THE GOES-EAST SATELLITE,
 ISSUED: DECEMBER 18, 2017 2112 UTC
TOPIC: GOES-16 DRIFT AND TRANSITION PLAN

DATE/TIME ISSUED: DECEMBER 18, 2017 2112 UTC

PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED: ALL GOES-16 ABI, GLM, SUVI, SEISS, MAG, AND
EXIS PRODUCTS

DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT: DECEMBER 18, 2017 2100 UTC

DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END: TBD

LENGTH OF OUTAGE: SEE DETAILS BELOW.



DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:

AS OF 2100 UTC ON DECEMBER 18, 2017, GOES-16 IS THE OFFICIAL GOES-EAST
SATELLITE STATIONED AT 75.2 DEGREES WEST.

GOES-13 GVAR AND LRIT WILL CONTINUE TO BE RELAYED THROUGH GOES-14 GVAR
UNTIL JANUARY 3, 2018 BETWEEN 1530-1545 UTC AT WHICH TIME THE GOES-13 GVAR
RELAY THROUGH GOES-14 GVAR WILL BE DISABLED AND THE SATELLITE WILL BEGIN
DRIFTING ON JANUARY 4TH TO ITS STORAGE LOCATION AT 60 DEGREES WEST.

A NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT PRIOR TO DISABLING GOES-13 ON JANUARY 3, 2018.

KEY POINTS:

   -

   DECEMBER 14, 2017: GOES-13 GVAR AND LRIT AVAILABLE ONLY THROUGH GOES-14
   GVAR AS OF 1545 UTC
   -

   DECEMBER 14, 2017: BETWEEN 1530-1620 UTC GOES-16 DATA DISTRIBUTION
   RESUMED
   -

      GOES-16 GRB, DCS, HRIT/EMWIN AND SARSAT WERE ACTIVATED
      -

      DATA FLOW RESUMED TO USERS OF THE SBN, PDA, GNC-A, AND CLASS IN THE
      SAME MANNER IN WHICH THEY WERE DISTRIBUTED PRIOR TO TRANSITION
TO GOES-EAST
      -

      GOES-16 PRODUCTS CONTINUE VALIDATION TOWARDS PROVISIONAL AND FULL
      MATURITY LEVELS
      -

      GOES-13 REMAINED THE OPERATIONAL GOES-EAST SATELLITE UNTIL GOES-16
      WAS DECLARED THE OPERATIONAL GOES-EAST SATELLITE
      -

   DECEMBER 18, 2017: GOES-16 IS THE GOES-EAST OPERATIONAL SATELLITE
   -

      PROVISIONAL PRODUCTS (ABI L1B AND CMI) NO LONGER REQUIRE
         PRELIMINARY, NON-OPERATIONAL    DATA CAVEAT LANGUAGE
      -

      PRODUCT VALIDATION REVIEWS AND STATUS CHANGES WILL PERSIST FOR
      REMAINING PRODUCTS INTO 2018
      -

   NO MANEUVERS / SPECIAL OPERATIONS DURING CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS
   -

   NO GOES-EAST TRANSITION / INTERRUPTION DURING DESIGNATED CRITICAL
   WEATHER DAYS
   -

   JANUARY 3, 2018: GOES-13 WILL STOP TRANSMITTING DATA BETWEEN 1530-1545
   UTC
   -

   JANUARY 4, 2018: GOES-13 WILL BEGIN DRIFT TO STORAGE LOCATION
   -

   JANUARY 22, 2018: GOES-13 WILL REACH STORAGE LOCATION AT 60 DEGREES WEST




CONTACT INFORMATION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: KATHRYN MOZER AT
KATHRYN.MOZER@NOAA.GOV  OR SPSD.USERSERVICES@NOAA.GOV



WEB SITE(S) FOR APPLICABLE INFORMATION:

SEE HTTP://WWW.GOES-R.GOV/USERS/TRANSITIONTTOOPERATIONS.HTML OR
HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/OPERATIONS/GOES/16/TRANSITION.HTML OR
HTTPS://WWW.STAR.NESDIS.NOAA.GOV/GOES/INDEX.PHP FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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