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A brief description of the instrument, its operations and main mission highlights is available in the sections below:

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In the following Table  you can find the different events that were affecting the ERS-1 Wind Scatterometer mission:

 

Unavailability

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Time Start

Unavailability

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Time End Unit Description
07/12/1991 17.55.03 07/12/1991 19.39.31 AMI Command Parameter Error causing AMI Comand Refuse Mode
12/12/1991 15.03.34 12/12/1991 18.16.17 IDHT Macrocommand Timing Error: IDHT in Command Refuse Mode
14/01/1992 08.30.55 14/01/1992 10.55.11 AMI Ami data incorrect due to RA recovery
28/02/1992 01.25.07 28/02/1992 12.02.15 AMI AMI scatterometer time-out
25/03/1992 12.59.39 26/03/1992 05.24.48 AMI AMI detected not running by OBC
20/04/1992 00.56.48 20/04/1992 01.34.05 IDHT All Payload data lost due to IDHT error
20/04/1992 01.43.54 20/04/1992 08.42.41 IDHT All Payload data lost due to IDHT error
27/04/1992 08.17.50 27/04/1992 11.40.29 IDHT IDHT in Standby, MCMD refused
14/05/1992 06.10.13 14/05/1992 11.55.28 IDHT Recorded LBR data lost
14/05/1992 07.51.47 14/05/1992 12.43.10 IDHT IDHT in Standby, MCMD refused
19/05/1992 12.16.07 19/05/1992 15.06.44 AMI Scatterometer operation status incorrect
11/06/1992 13.54.07 11/06/1992 16.34.08 AMI Wrong spacing between synchronisation and orbit data command
25/06/1992 16.04.21 29/06/1992 15.19.18 AMI AMI format acuisition error leading to emergency switch-down
25/06/1992 19.04.06 27/06/1992 16.16.31 IDHT PL-Sol during AMI recovery
19/07/1992 09.19.12 23/07/1992 15.55.58 IDHT PL-Sol due to OBC error
19/07/1992 09.19.12 23/07/1992 17.54.52 AMI PL-Sol due to OBC error
09/08/1992 11.59.16 10/08/1992 10.00.06 IDHT Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
09/08/1992 11.59.16 10/08/1992 10.09.26 AMI Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
20/08/1992 00.26.35 20/08/1992 13.05.27 IDHT Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
20/08/1992 00.26.35 20/08/1992 14.47.20 AMI Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
25/08/1992 12.43.10 25/08/1992 16.57.37 IDHT Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
25/08/1992 12.43.10 25/08/1992 17.13.36 AMI Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
02/09/1992 14.34.32 03/09/1992 15.44.50 IDHT PL-SOL due to OBC error
02/09/1992 14.34.32 03/09/1992 18.52.16 AMI PL-SOL due to OBC error
05/09/1992 20.37.12 06/09/1992 09.19.19 IDHT Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
05/09/1992 20.37.12 06/09/1992 09.12.06 AMI Instrumens in Standby after OBC error
09/09/1992 12.22.15 09/09/1992 19.17.04 AMI HPA Invalid Status
22/09/1992 15.14.55 22/09/1992 15.53.20 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
07/10/1992 02.20.36 07/10/1992 13.03.06 AMI AMI format acquisition error leading to a switch-down
21/10/1992 02.48.23 21/10/1992 08.43.44 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
26/10/1992 04.57.00 26/10/1992 08.08.15 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
12/11/1992 18.55.39 12/11/1992 20.33.05 IDHT Instruments to Standby during RA recovery
12/11/1992 18.55.39 12/11/1992 22.27.56 AMI Instruments to Standby during RA recovery
13/11/1992 18.58.32 13/11/1992 21.57.19 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
20/11/1992 16.54.31 20/11/1992 19.54.24 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
11/12/1992 06.25.51 11/12/1992 08.58.23 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
12/12/1992 22.12.00 12/12/1992 22.59.28 IDHT Tape recorder was stopped by ICU following spurious BOT detection while in Record. LBR restarted at 22.59z
16/12/1992 13.50.01 16/12/1992 15.48.35 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
23/12/1992 01.04.35 23/12/1992 01.07.25 IDHT LBR data lost
25/12/1992 00.53.24 25/12/1992 15.02.39 AMI AMI format acuisition error leading to emergency switch-down
27/12/1992 05.39.28 27/12/1992 09.05.17 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to command conflict
09/01/1993 11.17.59 09/01/1993 13.45.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
22/01/1993 13.56.20 22/01/1993 18.36.24 AMI AMI in Macrocommand refuse mode due to timing error in orbital parameters updater MCMD
17/02/1993 10.05.15 17/02/1993 10.35.47 AMI AMI unavailable due to IDHT recovery
17/02/1993 10.05.15 17/02/1993 11.49.34 IDHT IDHT in Standby mode
19/02/1993 08.58.42 19/02/1993 10.47.42 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
09/03/1993 12.06.12 09/03/1993 21.10.57 AMI Emergency switchdown caused by "ICU not running" detected by OBC
09/03/1993 17.47.40 09/03/1993 19.29.18 IDHT Unavailable due to AMI recovery
11/03/1993 01.55.42 11/03/1993 08.10.54 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
18/03/1993 11.25.19 18/03/1993 13.07.59 AMI AMI in Macrocommand refuse mode due to timing error in orbital parameters updater MCMD
23/03/1993 20.21.52 24/03/1993 10.06.23 AMI AMI in Macrocommand refuse mode due to a TC late anomaly, during recovery Standby-mode was entered due to GAP mode time-out
13/04/1993 11.21.35 13/04/1993 11.28.13 AMI Unavailable due to RA recovery
13/04/1993 11.22.00 13/04/1993 11.24.15 IDHT Unavailable due to RA recovery
14/04/1993 20.34.12 15/04/1993 11.48.18 IDHT TWT Amplifier 1 unecpected switch-off
15/04/1993 06.47.11 15/04/1993 08.20.15 AMI Unavailable due to IDHT recovery
21/04/1993 17.13.01 21/04/1993 20.18.22 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
22/04/1993 13.34.18 22/04/1993 16.23.43 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse due to scatterometer time-out
10/06/1993 14.21.36 10/06/1993 17.29.50 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
13/06/1993 03.10.15 13/06/1993 07.35.10 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
17/06/1993 11.57.00 17/06/1993 12.33.18 AMI AMI ICU memory test
17/06/1993 12.17.00 17/06/1993 12.18.30 IDHT Unavailable due to AMI ICU memory test and RA SPSA spatch operations
21/06/1993 08.11.00 21/06/1993 09.56.44 IDHT IDHT in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to MCMD timing error
24/06/1993 14.56.18 24/06/1993 20.01.14 AMI Emergency switchdown due to format acquisition errors
24/06/1993 19.42.00 24/06/1993 19.43.30 IDHT Unavailable due to AMI recovery
01/07/1993 01.34.51 01/07/1993 08.16.29 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
02/07/1993 22.31.03 03/07/1993 10.32.28 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
24/07/1993 17.29.54 24/07/1993 19.18.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
30/07/1993 13.52.05 30/07/1993 16.26.34 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
18/08/1993 09.37.51 18/08/1993 16.14.11 AMI PL-STANDBY due to OBC reconfiguration
18/08/1993 09.37.54 18/08/1993 14.40.40 IDHT PL-STANDBY due to OBC reconfiguration
19/08/1993 14.16.09 19/08/1993 14.32.56 AMI Unavailable due to RA recovery
19/08/1993 14.17.25 19/08/1993 14.19.10 IDHT Unavailable due to RA recovery
13/09/1993 23.59.49 14/09/1993 12.15.18 IDHT IDHT in Standby due to duplication of on-board commands
13/09/1993 23.59.49 14/09/1993 12.46.21 AMI AMI in Standby due to duplication of on-board commands
02/10/1993 09.47.40 02/10/1993 17.54.36 AMI AMI emergency switchdown due to format acquisition errors
02/10/1993 12.45.34 02/10/1993 16.06.37 IDHT IDHT to standby during AMI recovery
15/10/1993 09.56.29 15/10/1993 12.39.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
20/10/1993 13.56.48 20/10/1993 15.07.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
15/11/1993 14.34.20 15/11/1993 15.08.41 AMI AMI MCMD Execution inhibited
15/11/1993 15.54.17 15/11/1993 16.29.45 AMI AMI in MCMD Refuse mode
06/12/1993 03.21.56 06/12/1993 10.17.34 IDHT IDHT in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to TWTA1 high voltage ON command failed
10/12/1993 14.48.03 10/12/1993 18.04.46 IDHT IDHT in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to TWTA2 high voltage ON command failed
24/12/1993 20.17.46 24/12/1993 22.31.09 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA excessive TWT average body current alarm
30/12/1993 13.19.30 30/12/1993 19.14.00 AMI Emergency switch-down, ICU not running detected by OBC
22/01/1994 16.24.13 22/01/1994 19.36.26 AMI AMI not available during RA recovery
22/01/1994 16.24.13 22/01/1994 18.05.48 IDHT IDHT not available during RA recovery
22/01/1994 19.49.33 22/01/1994 23.05.24 AMI AMI not available during RA recovery
29/01/1994 22.19.26 30/01/1994 13.34.10 IDHT TWTA2 unexpected switch-down
18/02/1994 19.42.34 18/02/1994 22.47.25 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
19/02/1994 02.28.39 19/02/1994 07.33.16 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
20/02/1994 00.04.08 20/02/1994 07.41.36 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
02/03/1994 09.32.34 02/03/1994 11.23.08 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due incorrect time tag
25/03/1994 02.10.15 25/03/1994 08.46.37 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
30/03/1994 20.50.05 05/04/1994 15.56.12 AMI AMI nominal operations suspended due to excessive HPA arcing
19/04/1994 11.15.41 19/04/1994 12.58.52 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to TC failure anomaly
05/05/1994 13.29.33 05/05/1994 20.10.52 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
06/05/1994 05.51.00 06/05/1994 07.58.52 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
07/05/1994 23.52.45 08/05/1994 08.29.01 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
14/05/1994 11.34.26 14/05/1994 13.14.20 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to wrong orbit parameter data in the orbit time MCMD
22/05/1994 15.29.21 22/05/1994 18.38.36 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
18/06/1994 12.42.14 18/06/1994 14.27.57 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
12/07/1994 00.47.56 12/07/1994 09.01.47 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to error in orbit parameter specifications
14/07/1994 13.00.03 14/07/1994 19.06.18 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to a SCATT serial TM OOL
08/08/1994 22.04.27 09/08/1994 08.45.15 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
11/08/1994 05.56.55 11/08/1994 11.17.47 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
19/08/1994 14.57.27 19/08/1994 18.10.52 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
21/08/1994 16.49.00 21/08/1994 17.00.12 AMI AMI unavailable due to RA recovery
22/08/1994 19.08.20 22/08/1994 19.23.00 IDHT Spurious beginning of tape in record mode for tape recorder B
08/09/1994 00.57.32 08/09/1994 11.30.57 IDHT IDHT in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to operational problem
08/09/1994 01.10.55 08/09/1994 08.08.38 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to operational problem
14/09/1994 08.26.12 14/09/1994 11.25.22 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
25/09/1994 22.29.41 26/09/1994 12.25.50 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
26/09/1994 17.38.48 26/09/1994 19.14.56 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
01/10/1994 01.30.58 01/10/1994 02.30.39 IDHT Loss of playback data due to a spurious BOT
01/10/1994 13.26.05 01/10/1994 16.13.03 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
01/10/1994 16.46.00 01/10/1994 17.58.39 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
23/10/1994 16.56.38 23/10/1994 20.12.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
14/11/1994 06.18.40 14/11/1994 17.01.51 IDHT IDHT Emergency Switchdown after a MCMD transfer acknowledgement error
14/11/1994 12.14.54 14/11/1994 17.08.59 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
22/11/1994 02.24.28 22/11/1994 07.33.30 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
22/11/1994 07.51.49 22/11/1994 09.15.56 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
22/11/1994 10.44.03 22/11/1994 11.00.27 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
11/12/1994 13.32.37 11/12/1994 18.00.12 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to end of wave anomaly
14/12/1994 11.42.06 14/12/1994 14.11.37 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to end of wave anomaly
16/12/1994 10.02.00 16/12/1994 12.16.44 AMI AMI memory test
18/12/1994 22.18.36 10/09/1994 08.21.32 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
26/12/1994 16.21.53 26/12/1994 17.44.34 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
06/01/1995 01.18.07 06/01/1995 07.56.13 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
11/01/1995 13.00.30 11/01/1995 16.36.59 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
11/01/1995 18.17.58 11/01/1995 19.55.40 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
14/01/1995 23.08.34 15/01/1995 11.04.11 AMI AMI in MCMD Refuse after TC time conflict
20/01/1995 10.18.18 20/01/1995 11.57.39 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
24/01/1995 12.47.38 24/01/1995 16.02.53 IDHT IDHT Emergency Switchdown after a MCMD transfer acknowledgement error
02/02/1995 07.50.23 02/02/1995 08.53.16 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
02/02/1995 09.29.37 02/02/1995 11.02.03 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
06/03/1995 02.38.11 06/03/1995 14.54.36 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to format acquisition error
09/03/1995 15.22.52 09/03/1995 18.09.49 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to cal. attenuation setting OOL
10/03/1995 09.21.19 10/03/1995 09.51.40 AMI AMI unavailable during RA recovery
07/04/1995 11.23.13 07/04/1995 13.36.44 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
08/04/1995 00.32.43 08/04/1995 06.54.04 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
17/04/1995 08.48.31 17/04/1995 10.30.21 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
17/04/1995 11.06.28 17/04/1995 12.18.05 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
17/04/1995 12.43.05 17/04/1995 14.54.05 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
18/04/1995 19.44.00 18/04/1995 19.53.00 AMI AMI unavailable during RA recovery
13/05/1995 21.39.27 13/05/1995 23.33.00 AMI AMI in MCMD Refuse mode due to a TC transition failure
14/05/1995 22.45.08 15/05/1995 07.28.44 AMI AMI in MCMD Refuse mode due to a TC transition failure
18/05/1995 11.04.18 18/05/1995 12.33.00 AMI AMI in MCMD Refuse mode due to a TC late anomaly
31/05/1995 18.49.19 31/05/1995 20.40.33 AMI AMI unavailable due to RA recovery
14/06/1995 20.06.53 14/06/1995 21.50.43 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
18/06/1995 16.06.55 18/06/1995 16.32.53 AMI AMI unavailable due to RA recovery
18/06/1995 19.22.41 18/06/1995 19.39.21 AMI AMI unavailable due to RA recovery
20/06/1995 11.54.02 20/06/1995 13.29.15 AMI AMI unavailable due to PL synchronisation
23/06/1995 11.55.04 23/06/1995 13.43.20 AMI AMI unavailable due to a command timing conflict
27/06/1995 13.00.52 27/06/1995 14.53.30 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
27/07/1995 10.58.08 27/07/1995 12.41.16 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
07/08/1995 08.34.20 07/08/1995 10.13.32 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
07/08/1995 12.00.02 07/08/1995 13.48.44 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
22/08/1995 02.02.08 22/08/1995 07.16.28 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
27/08/1995 01.02.00 27/08/1995 08.17.34 IDHT LR data unavailabe due to problems with MPS schedule
27/08/1995 01.35.38 27/08/1995 08.34.50 AMI AMI unavailable due to problems with MPS schedule
13/09/1995 10.41.16 13/09/1995 10.51.12 AMI AMI unavailable due to special operations
14/09/1995 13.58.54 14/09/1995 18.34.00 AMI AMI in standby after RBI status error
17/09/1995 09.25.34 17/09/1995 10.24.30 AMI AMI unavailable due to TC transition failure
28/09/1995 14.48.48 28/09/1995 16.11.22 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
19/10/1995 15.35.40 19/10/1995 15.50.31 IDHT Loss of playback data due to a spurious BOT
28/10/1995 09.20.27 28/10/1995 12.09.53 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
29/10/1995 06.35.22 29/10/1995 06.37.51 IDHT Loss of playback data due to a spurious BOT
05/11/1995 15.16.33 05/11/1995 16.24.26 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
03/12/1995 00.22.09 03/12/1995 08.32.12 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
06/12/1995 02.44.16 06/12/1995 07.04.06 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
26/12/1995 02.04.17 26/12/1995 08.09.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
26/12/1995 09.35.31 26/12/1995 11.17.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
21/02/1996 09.57.29 21/02/1996 10.19.05 IDHT Loss of playback data due to a spurious BOT
02/04/1996 11.26.25 02/04/1996 11.48.00 AMI AMI memory test
18/04/1996 13.21.44 18/04/1996 13.30.24 IDHT Loss of playback data due to a spurious BOT
20/04/1996 12.05.00 20/04/1996 12.51.00 AMI AMI unavailable due to RA recovery
02/05/1996 14.38.42 02/05/1996 15.57.00 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA arcing
05/05/1996 10.32.18 05/05/1996 10.47.42 IDHT Loss of playback data due to a spurious BOT
12/05/1996 10.35.24 12/05/1996 12.15.54 AMI AMI in MCMD Refuse nmode due to TC LATE and TC TRANS FAILURE
30/05/1996 00.30.42 30/05/1996 13.20.15 AMI AMI in MCMD Refuse mode due to a RAM error
03/06/1996 00.35.22     AMI Payload in hibernation, AMI in Heater mode
03/06/1996 22.31.00     IDHT Payload in hibernation, IDHT in Stanby mode

 

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