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SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE, REMINDER: GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER TEST
TOPIC: THE GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER SCHEDULE TESTING WILL RESUME
TODAY,
THIS TIME FOR THE RAPID SCHEDULE. THIS WOULD BE THE LAST TEST
BEFORE THE
TRANSITION TO THE NEW OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES ON MAY 6, 2014.

DATE/TIME ISSUED: APRIL 24, 2014 1220 UTC

PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED: GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER DATA. REVISED
GOES-EAST SCHEDULES WILL SHIFT SOME SECTOR START TIMES BY UP TO TWO
MINUTES, AND SOME SECTOR BOUNDARIES BY UP TO 0.5DEG.  AWIPS USERS
WILL SEE
NO IMPACT ON PRODUCTS OR DISTRIBUTION, BUT TEMPORARY IMAGE SHIFTS
WILL BE
SEEN BY N-AWIPS, LRIT, MCIDAS, AND GVAR (DIRECT READOUT) USERS.

DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT: APRIL 24, 2014 1600 UTC

DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END: APRIL 24, 2014 1900 UTC

LENGTH OF IMPACT:  THREE-HOURS TEST PERIOD. SEE TABLE FOR DETAILS.

DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF IMPACT: AFTER CLOSE ANALYSIS OF THE CURRENT
GOES-13
(GOES-EAST) IMAGER SCHEDULE, THE OFFICE OF SATELLITE AND PRODUCT
OPERATIONS
(OSPO) HAS CREATED REVISED, OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES THAT PLAN TO IMPROVE
DATA
COVERAGE FOR ITS USERS .

THE OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES ARE DESIGNED TO BETTER UTILIZE SMALL INSTRUMENT
IDLE TIMES THAT WERE NOT AVAILABLE ON PREVIOUS SATELLITES (GOES I-M)
DUE TO
REQUIRED COMMANDING.  THIS USAGE WILL ENABLE MORE COVERAGE IN AREAS OF
INTEREST, SUCH AS CANADA, THE CARIBBEAN SEA, CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTH
AMERICA.  IN ADDITION, THE COMMAND TIMING WILL BE BETTER ALIGNED
BETWEEN
ROUTINE, RAPID SCAN, SUPER RAPID SCAN AND FULL DISK SCHEDULES.

OSPO ENGINEERS ARE PLANNING TWO THREE-HOUR TESTS OF THESE NEW GOES-13
(GOES-EAST) OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES ON APRIL 22 AND APRIL 24, 2014.
THE TESTS
WOULD ALLOW ALL SYSTEMS AND GROUND PROCESSING SOFTWARE TO BE TESTED
OPERATIONALLY, AND WILL PROVIDE USERS WITH EXAMPLES OF THE MODIFIED
PRODUCTS.  FOLLOWING THESE TESTS, OSPO AIMS TO TRANSITION TO THE NEW
OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES ON MAY 6, 2014.

TEST DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
ON APRIL 22, 2014, 1600-1900 UTC, GOES ENGINEERS WILL REPLACE ROUTINE
GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGING WITH OPTIMIZED ROUTINE IMAGING.
ON APRIL 24, 2014, 1600-1900 UTC, GOES ENGINEERS WILL REPLACE RAPID
GOES-13
(GOES-EAST) IMAGING WITH OPTIMIZED RAPID IMAGING.

MOST USERS WILL NOT NEED TO MAKE ANY CHANGES BEFORE AND AFTER THE LIVE
TESTS. IF DIFFERENCES ARE OBSERVED DURING THE TEST PERIODS, USERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO REPORT THESE UNEXPECTED ISSUES TO THE ESPC HELP DESK.

OSPO REPRESENTATIVES WILL MAKE CHANGES TO OUR SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE
DURING
THESE PERIODS TO ENSURE THE OPERATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION GOES SMOOTHLY
THROUGH AWIPS, N-AWIPS, AND OUR MCIDAS ADDE SERVERS. PLEASE NOTE: AWIPS
USERS WILL SEE TIME CHANGES OF THE IMAGERY THAT WILL MATCH THE GOES
SCHEDULING CHANGES.  THE GINI SECTORS THEMSELVES ARE NOT CHANGING (NO
CHANGES TO LATLON CENTER POINT, SIZE, RESOLUTION, ETC.).

DEPENDING ON THE CURRENT CONFIGURATION AND THE OPERATIONAL NEEDS,
DIRECT
READOUT USERS WITH THEIR OWN LOCAL INGEST SYSTEMS MAY OR MAY NOT
WANT TO
CONSIDER ANY CHANGES TO ACCOUNT FOR THE INCREASE IN SIZE OF THE NEW
CONUS_EXTENDED SECTOR, AS WELL AS THE CHANGES TO SOME OF THE RSO
SECTORS.
COORDINATES FOR SCAN LINES, COMMAND TIMES, AND DURATIONS (NOTE -
PROCESSED
FRAME START TENDS TO LAG 16-20 SECONDS AFTER COMMANDED FRAME START)
ARE ON
THE WEBSITE AT:
HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/OPERATIONS/GOES/SCHEDULES_3COL.HTML
.

IN ADDITION, DIRECT READOUT USERS WHO ARE APPROVED USERS OF
SATEPSDIST2E
SYSTEM MAY CONSIDER UTILIZING GOES-EAST MCIDAS SERVER AVAILABLE AS
A BACKUP
OPTION.  ESPC`S MCIDAS ADDE SERVER FOR GOES-EAST, WILL BE MODIFIED TO
UTILIZE THE NEW CONUS_EXTENDED SECTOR, AND CREATE CONUS_EXTENDED
CUTOUTS
FROM THE FD AND NH SECTORS.  OUR PROGRAMMERS WILL BE MONITORING
THE TEST
CLOSELY, AND MAKING ADDITIONAL CHANGES DURING THE TEST IF NEEDED.
PLEASE
NOTE: APPROVED USERS OF SATEPSDIST2E SHOULD CONTACT THE ESPC HELP DESK
RIGHT AWAY IF THEY ARE HAVING PROBLEMS ACCESSING THAT SERVER DURING THE
TEST.

AT THE CLOSE OF THESE TEST WINDOWS, ALL STANDARD SERVICES WILL RESUME.
IF
YOU FIND THAT ANY OF YOUR SERVICES ARE AFFECTED AFTER THE CLOSE OF
THE TEST
WINDOWS, PLEASE USE CONTACT INFORMATION LISTED BELOW.

SEE HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/OPERATIONS/GOES/SCHEDULES_3COL.HTML FOR A
PREVIEW OF THE NEW PROPOSED GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES
(NOT
OPERATIONAL)

FOR PRIMARY AWIPS USERS THERE WILL BE NO IMPACT ON PRODUCTS OR THEIR
DISTRIBUTION. FOR N-AWIPS, DIRECT READOUT  AND MCIDAS USERS THERE
WILL BE
A SLIGHT CHANGE IN PRODUCT TIME AND SECTOR BOUNDARIES.

DIRECT READOUT USERS CAN RECEIVE GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER TEST
DATA VIA
THE GVAR BROADCAST STREAM WHILE CONTINUING TO POINT TO GOES-13 AT
75 WEST.
THE DATA WILL FLOW THROUGH THE OPERATIONAL GOES-13 (GOES-EAST)
DATA PATH.
 THE SYSTEM WILL SEE THE DATA AS SCHEDULED (NORMAL) DATA WITH NEW
START/STOP TIMES FOR THE NEW FRAMES. IN ADDITION, OSPO REPRESENTATIVES
ARE
WORKING WITH THE VENDORS TO DETERMINE HOW THE OPTIMIZED FRAMES
WILL IMPACT
THEIR DATA INGESTORS.

THE TEST DATA WILL FLOW THROUGH THE LRIT-EAST BROADCAST FOLLOWING
THE TEST
SCHEDULE. THE TEST IMAGES WILL BE BROADCAST OVER LRIT-EAST AS IT IS
RECEIVED AND DISSEMINATED BY THE GOES INGESTORS. OSPO REPRESENTATIVES
ARE
WORKING WITH THE VENDORS TO DETERMINE HOW THE OPTIMIZED FRAMES
WILL IMPACT
THEIR INGESTORS.

CONTACTS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: ESPC OPERATIONS HELP DESK AT
ESPCOPERATIONS@NOAA.GOV OR (301) 817-3880 FOR OPERATIONAL CONCERNS,
INCLUDING OUTAGES AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION. SATELLITE PRODUCTS
AND
SERVICES DIVISION USER SERVICES COORDINATORS AT
SPSD.USERSERVICES@NOAA.GOVFOR GENERAL COMMENTS AND INQUIRIES.

ADDITIONAL WEB SITE RESOURCES:
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 GOES
SCHEDULES.
SEE HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/OPERATIONS/GOES/SCHEDULES_3COL.HTML FOR A
PREVIEW OF THE NEW PROPOSED GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES
(NOT
OPERATIONAL)
SEE WWW.CLASS.NOAA.GOV (THE COMPREHENSIVE LARGE ARRAY-DATA STEWARDSHIP
SYSTEM (CLASS)) FOR ARCHIVED GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) DATA
SEE HTTP://WWW.SSEC.WISC.EDU/DATACENTER/ FOR SPACE SCIENCE AND
ENGINEERING
CENTER (SSEC) DATA CENTER

THIS MESSAGE WAS SENT TO ESPC.NOTIFICATION@NOAA.GOV. YOU HAVE BEEN SENT
THIS AND OTHER NOTIFICATIONS BECAUSE YOU HAVE OPTED IN TO RECEIVE IT.
IF
FOR ANY REASON, YOU WISH TO UNSUBSCRIBE, PLEASE CONTACT ESPC HELP
DESK AT
ESPCOPERATIONS@NOAA.GOV OR (301) 817-3880. PLEASE NOTE: IT MAY TAKE
UP TO
TWO BUSINESS DAYS TO PROCESS YOUR UNSUBSCRIBE REQUEST.

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TOPIC: =A0THE GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER SCHEDULE TES= TING WILL RESUME TODAY, THIS TIME FOR THE RAPID SCHEDULE. THIS WOULD BE THE= LAST TEST BEFORE THE TRANSITION TO THE NEW OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES ON MAY 6, 2= 014.

DATE/TIME ISSUED: APRIL 24, 2014 1220 UTC
PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED: GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER DATA. R= EVISED GOES-EAST SCHEDULES WILL SHIFT SOME SECTOR START TIMES BY UP TO TWO = MINUTES, AND SOME SECTOR BOUNDARIES BY UP TO 0.5DEG. =A0AWIPS USERS WILL SE= E NO IMPACT ON PRODUCTS OR DISTRIBUTION, BUT TEMPORARY IMAGE SHIFTS WILL BE= SEEN BY N-AWIPS, LRIT, MCIDAS, AND GVAR (DIRECT READOUT) USERS.

DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT: APRIL 24, 2014 1600 UTC

DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END: APRIL 24, 2014 1900 UTC

LENGTH OF IMPACT: =A0THREE-HOURS TEST PERIOD. SEE T= ABLE FOR DETAILS.

DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF IMPACT: AFTER CLOSE ANALYSIS OF TH= E CURRENT GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGER SCHEDULE, THE OFFICE OF SATELLITE AND = PRODUCT OPERATIONS (OSPO) HAS CREATED REVISED, OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES THAT PLA= N TO IMPROVE DATA COVERAGE FOR ITS USERS .

THE OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES ARE DESIGNED TO BETTER UTILIZE = SMALL INSTRUMENT IDLE TIMES THAT WERE NOT AVAILABLE ON PREVIOUS SATELLITES = (GOES I-M) DUE TO REQUIRED COMMANDING. =A0THIS USAGE WILL ENABLE MORE COVER= AGE IN AREAS OF INTEREST, SUCH AS CANADA, THE CARIBBEAN SEA, CENTRAL AMERIC= A AND SOUTH AMERICA. =A0IN ADDITION, THE COMMAND TIMING WILL BE BETTER ALIG= NED BETWEEN ROUTINE, RAPID SCAN, SUPER RAPID SCAN AND FULL DISK SCHEDULES.<= /DIV>

OSPO ENGINEERS ARE PLANNING TWO THREE-HOUR TESTS OF THE= SE NEW GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) OPTIMIZED SCHEDULES ON APRIL 22 AND APRIL 24, 20= 14. =A0THE TESTS WOULD ALLOW ALL SYSTEMS AND GROUND PROCESSING SOFTWARE TO = BE TESTED OPERATIONALLY, AND WILL PROVIDE USERS WITH EXAMPLES OF THE MODIFI= ED PRODUCTS. =A0FOLLOWING THESE TESTS, OSPO AIMS TO TRANSITION TO THE NEW O= PTIMIZED SCHEDULES ON MAY 6, 2014.

TEST DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
ON APRIL 22, 2014,= 1600-1900 UTC, GOES ENGINEERS WILL REPLACE ROUTINE GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMA= GING WITH OPTIMIZED ROUTINE IMAGING.
ON APRIL 24, 2014, 1600-1900= UTC, GOES ENGINEERS WILL REPLACE RAPID GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IMAGING WITH OP= TIMIZED RAPID IMAGING.

MOST USERS WILL NOT NEED TO MAKE ANY CHANGES BEFORE AND= AFTER THE LIVE TESTS. =A0IF DIFFERENCES ARE OBSERVED DURING THE TEST PERIO= DS, USERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT THESE UNEXPECTED ISSUES TO THE ESPC HELP= DESK.

OSPO REPRESENTATIVES WILL MAKE CHANGES TO OUR SYSTEMS A= ND SOFTWARE DURING THESE PERIODS TO ENSURE THE OPERATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION G= OES SMOOTHLY THROUGH AWIPS, N-AWIPS, AND OUR MCIDAS ADDE SERVERS. PLEASE NO= TE: AWIPS USERS WILL SEE TIME CHANGES OF THE IMAGERY THAT WILL MATCH THE GO= ES SCHEDULING CHANGES. =A0THE GINI SECTORS THEMSELVES ARE NOT CHANGING (NO = CHANGES TO LATLON CENTER POINT, SIZE, RESOLUTION, ETC.).

DEPENDING ON THE CURRENT CONFIGURATION AND THE OPERATIO= NAL NEEDS, DIRECT READOUT USERS WITH THEIR OWN LOCAL INGEST SYSTEMS MAY OR = MAY NOT WANT TO CONSIDER ANY CHANGES TO ACCOUNT FOR THE INCREASE IN SIZE OF= THE NEW CONUS_EXTENDED SECTOR, AS WELL AS THE CHANGES TO SOME OF THE RSO S= ECTORS. COORDINATES FOR SCAN LINES, COMMAND TIMES, AND DURATIONS (NOTE - PR= OCESSED FRAME START TENDS TO LAG 16-20 SECONDS AFTER COMMANDED FRAME START)= ARE ON THE WEBSITE AT: HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/OPERATIONS/GOES/SCHEDULES_3C= OL.HTML.

IN ADDITION, DIRECT READOUT USERS WHO ARE APPROVED USER= S OF SATEPSDIST2E SYSTEM MAY CONSIDER UTILIZING GOES-EAST MCIDAS SERVER AVA= ILABLE AS A BACKUP OPTION. =A0ESPC'S MCIDAS ADDE SERVER FOR GOES-EAST, = WILL BE MODIFIED TO UTILIZE THE NEW CONUS_EXTENDED SECTOR, AND CREATE CONUS= _EXTENDED CUTOUTS FROM THE FD AND NH SECTORS. =A0OUR PROGRAMMERS WILL BE MO= NITORING THE TEST CLOSELY, AND MAKING ADDITIONAL CHANGES DURING THE TEST IF= NEEDED. =A0PLEASE NOTE: APPROVED USERS OF SATEPSDIST2E SHOULD CONTACT THE = ESPC HELP DESK RIGHT AWAY IF THEY ARE HAVING PROBLEMS ACCESSING THAT SERVER= DURING THE TEST.

AT THE CLOSE OF THESE TEST WINDOWS, ALL STANDARD SERVIC= ES WILL RESUME. =A0IF YOU FIND THAT ANY OF YOUR SERVICES ARE AFFECTED AFTER= THE CLOSE OF THE TEST WINDOWS, PLEASE USE CONTACT INFORMATION LISTED BELOW= .

SEE HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/OPERATIONS/GOES/SCHEDULES_3C= OL.HTML FOR A PREVIEW OF THE NEW PROPOSED GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) OPTIMIZED= SCHEDULES (NOT OPERATIONAL)

FOR PRIMARY AWIPS USERS THERE WILL BE NO IMPACT ON PROD= UCTS OR THEIR DISTRIBUTION. =A0 FOR N-AWIPS, DIRECT READOUT =A0AND MCIDAS U= SERS THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANGE IN PRODUCT TIME AND SECTOR BOUNDARIES.

DIRECT READOUT USERS CAN RECEIVE GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) IM= AGER TEST DATA VIA THE GVAR BROADCAST STREAM WHILE CONTINUING TO POINT TO G= OES-13 AT 75 WEST. THE DATA WILL FLOW THROUGH THE OPERATIONAL GOES-13 (GOES= -EAST) DATA PATH. =A0THE SYSTEM WILL SEE THE DATA AS SCHEDULED (NORMAL) DAT= A WITH NEW START/STOP TIMES FOR THE NEW FRAMES. IN ADDITION, OSPO REPRESENT= ATIVES ARE WORKING WITH THE VENDORS TO DETERMINE HOW THE OPTIMIZED FRAMES W= ILL IMPACT THEIR DATA INGESTORS.

THE TEST DATA WILL FLOW THROUGH THE LRIT-EAST BROADCAST= FOLLOWING THE TEST SCHEDULE. THE TEST IMAGES WILL BE BROADCAST OVER LRIT-E= AST AS IT IS RECEIVED AND DISSEMINATED BY THE GOES INGESTORS. OSPO REPRESEN= TATIVES ARE WORKING WITH THE VENDORS TO DETERMINE HOW THE OPTIMIZED FRAMES = WILL IMPACT THEIR INGESTORS.


ADDITIONAL WEB SITE RESOURCES:
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_3COL.= HTML FOR A PREVIEW OF THE NEW PROPOSED GOES-13 (GOES-EAST) OPTIMIZED SC= HEDULES (NOT OPERATIONAL)
SEE WWW.CLASS.NOAA.GOV (THE = COMPREHENSIVE LARGE ARRAY-DATA STEWARDSHIP SYSTEM (CLASS)) FOR ARCHIVED GOE= S-13 (GOES-EAST) DATA
SEE HTTP://WWW.SSEC.WISC.EDU/DATACENTER/ FOR SPACE SCIENCE AND EN= GINEERING CENTER (SSEC) DATA CENTER

THIS MESSAGE WAS SENT TO ESPC.NOTIFICATION@NOAA.GOV. YOU HAVE BEEN SENT THIS AND= OTHER NOTIFICATIONS BECAUSE YOU HAVE OPTED IN TO RECEIVE IT. =A0IF FOR ANY= REASON, YOU WISH TO UNSUBSCRIBE, PLEASE CONTACT ESPC HELP DESK AT ESPCOPERATIONS@NOAA.GOV OR (301) 81= 7-3880. PLEASE NOTE: IT MAY TAKE UP TO TWO BUSINESS DAYS TO PROCESS YOUR UN= SUBSCRIBE REQUEST.

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