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     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1548          OCTOBER 20... 1999
     
     ATTENTION    FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS
                  NOAAPORT USERS
     
     SUBJECT      GOES-10 MANEUVER... NOVEMBER 4... 1999
     
     A GOES-10 EAST-WEST STATION KEEPING MANEUVER WILL BE
     PERFORMED ON THURSDAY... NOVEMBER 04... 1999 AT 1218 UTC.
      FOR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS  THE BACKUP
     DATE... AND LAST WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY... FOR THIS
     MANEUVER IS TUESDAY  NOVEMBER 09... 1999.  IF THE NWS REGIONS
     HAVE ANY OPERATIONAL CONCERNS  PLEASE CONTACT THE NCEP
     SDM
     
     /301-763-8298/ AT LEAST 6.5 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MANEUVER TIME.
     
     ON NOVEMBER 4TH... THE FOLLOWING EXCLUSIVE SCHEDULE
     WILL BE EMPLOYED TO SUPPORT MANEUVER OPERATIONS
     / NOTE - GOES-8 FULL DISC SCANNING TO PROVIDE COVERAGE
     DURING THE MANEUVER. /
     
     MANEUVER SCHEDULE BEGINS AT 0703 UTC
     
     FROM 0704 UTC THROUGH 1059 UTC -- ROUTINE IMAGING AND
     SOUNDINGS EXCEPT THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE SCAN AT 0752
     UTC WILL BE CANCELED.
     
     FROM 1100 UTC THROUGH 1129 UTC GOES-10 FULL DISK IMAGING
     WITH SOUNDINGS
     
     FROM 1130 UTC THROUGH 1151 UTC   ROUTINE IMAGING AND
     SOUNDINGS
     
     FROM 1152 UTC THROUGH 1329 UTC -- NO GOES-10 IMAGES OR
     SOUNDINGS
     
      FROM 1145 UTC THROUGH 1344 UTC -- GOES-8 FULL DISK
     IMAGING
     
     FROM 1330 UTC THROUGH 2029 UTC -- GOES-10 ABBREVIATED
     FULL DISK AND NORTHERN HEMISPHERE IMAGING... WITH
     CONUS /ASOS-1/ SOUNDINGS.
     
     2030 UTC  -- GOES-10 ROUTINE SCAN OPERATIONS RESUME
     
     
     EXPECT GOES-10 IMAGER AND SOUNDER GRIDDING OFFSETS
     FOR UP TO SIX HOURS FOLLOWING THE MANEUVER.
     
     A MANEUVER CANCELLATION MAY CAUSE CHANGES TO THIS
     SCHEDULE.
     
     STEVEN ARNETT
     SATELLITE ANALYSIS BRANCH
     NOAA/NESDIS/SSD
     STEVE.ARNETT/AT SYMBOL/NOAA.GOV
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