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tbrasel
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F5 Satellite

Post by tbrasel » Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:08 am

I noticed we lost our satellite feed to F5 within the past 24/48 hours. Are we going to transition over to GOES-16 data?
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Post by Andrew Revering » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:53 pm

Yes... They shut down GOES-East and GOES 16 is now the new operational "GOES East", however the data is completely different. It's a binary format that needs to be decoded and made into a raster image for use in F5.

This will take a little bit of work to get it to work with the existing F5 platform. I'll keep you updated.
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Re: F5 Satellite

Post by Andrew Revering » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:46 am

Alright, we're back up. Sorry about the delay.

Satellite is now GOES-16 data and updates every 15 minutes on our servers.
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Re: F5 Satellite

Post by Mike Bittenbender » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:50 pm

Hello - new subscriber and love the software!!! I have a question though - it appears the GOES 16 satellite data is old (even though the timestamp says it is current). Not sure if it is my computer, but when I pull up the infrared or water vapor image I see a thunderstorm complex in north Texas, when in reality it is clear there. There is no visible data showing currently.
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Re: F5 Satellite

Post by Andrew Revering » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:08 pm

Thanks for catching that -- problem resolved.
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