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*SUBJECT: PRODUCT OUTAGE/ANOMALY, AIRS DATA OUTAGE, ISSUED: SEPTEMBER 27,
 2016 1435Z
*TOPIC:*  AIRS DATA OUTAGE

*DATE/TIME ISSUED:*  SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 1435Z

*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*  AQUA AIRS & AMSU-A2

*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:*  SEPTEMBER 24, 2016 1947Z
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**DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:*  TBD

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:* TBD

*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:*  THE AIRS AND AMSU-A INSTRUMENTS ON THE
AQUA PLATFORM BOTH EXPERIENCED ANOMALIES THIS WEEKEND.

THE AIRS INSTRUMENT EXPERIENCED AN ANOMALY AT 0325Z  9/25/2016 AND,
SINCE THEN, HAS NOT BEEN PRODUCING SCIENCE DATA.  LEVEL 0 FILES WERE
BEING TRANSFERRED TO THE AIRS PROCESSING SYSTEM AT OSPO, BUT THESE WERE
NOT BEING PROCESSED AS THEY WERE NOT IDENTIFIED AS VALID SCIENCE MODE
DATA.  AT THIS TIME THERE ARE NO UPDATES ON THE STATUS OF THE INSTRUMENT.

THE AMSU-A2 INSTRUMENT EXPERIENCED A SHUT OFF AT 1947Z 9/24/2016 AND
REMAINS OFF AT THIS TIME.  IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE INSTRUMENT WILL BE
TAKEN THROUGH ITS START UP ROUTINE IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

*CONTACT INFORMATION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:* ESPC OPERATIONS AT
ESPCOPERATIONS@NOAA.GOV AND 301-817-3880
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**WEB SITE(S) FOR APPLICABLE INFORMATION:* N/A

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