19990429: GOES data degradation-ADMIN NOTICE NOUS40 KWBC (fwd)

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NOUS40 KWBC 231958
FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1468         APRIL 23... 1999

ATTENTION    FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS
              NOAAPORT USERS

SUBJECT      GOES-8 IMAGER PATCH TEMPERATURE CHANGE

ON APRIL 28... 1999 /JD=118/... SOCC ENGINEERS WILL CHANGE THE
GOES-8 IMAGER PATCH TEMPERATURE FROM ITS LOW /94 K/ TO MID
/101 K/  SET POINT AT ABOUT 1234 GMT. THIS TRANSITION WILL TAKE
ABOUT 30 MINUTES. AFTER THE MID SET POINT IS REACHED... THE
PATCH WILL BE CONTROLLED AT THIS TEMPERATURE UNTIL
ABOUT SEPTEMBER 1999. USERS SHOULD EXPECT SLIGHT TO
MODERATE DATA DEGRADATION IN THE 12 45 GMT AND THE 13 01
GMT FRAMES.
PETER J. CELONE
NOAA/NESDIS/OFFICE OF SATELLITE OPERATIONS
RM 0151 FB4
301-457-5180 X 167
PCELONE/AT SYMBOL/NESDIS.NOAA.GOV
HTTP //WWW.NNIC.NOAA.GOV/SOCC/SOCC/UNDERSCORE/HOME.HTML
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