Re: July 1-9

David J Taylor GM8ARV 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🇪🇺


Meteosat 8 data will be disseminated between July 1 and 9 when
decontamination of Met-10 takes place. According to the Eumetsat web site
files will carry the MSG1 label.

Are you aware of any consequences for users of your programs or of actions
to be taken?



I'm expecting it to be just like we have to switch MSG-2 to MSG-1 at the moment for the 48-hour Rapid-Scan outage, except that it will be switching the prime MSG Data Manager from MSG-3 to MSG-1, and back again. This is described (in terms of the MSG-2 to MSG-3 transition) here:

With the RSS switch, only the SEVIRI (image) data is sent, and not the derived meteorological products but it seems that for this switch, both image and derived products will be available. See:

Bit of a pain, but it's only once a year.

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