I'm not aware of any freely-available ADDE server hosting GOES-17 data. Satellite Data Services (SDS)
at the University of Wisconsin has ADDE servers for GOES-17 data, but this requires accounting information. If you are interested in obtaining data from SDS, you can use the Contact Information
page to get in touch with them.
I'm sure this data will eventually be available through NOAA CLASS, but that site is currently down due to the government shutdown.
The only way I'm aware of to freely obtain GOES-17 data currently is through Unidata's test catalog. If you go to the General>Catalogs chooser in McIDAS-V, enter "https://thredds-test.unidata.ucar.edu/thredds/catalog/satellite/goes16/catalog.xml" in the Catalog text box and hit Enter. From here, you can expand GOES-17 and work your way through the menus to select CONUS, FD, M1, or M2 sector data. A couple notes about the data from this catalog:
- There is no "time" dimension in this data. Therefore, you can't easily create a loop of this data without writing a NcML wrapper file that extracts the date/time information from the filename. You'll need to have the files locally on your system to do this. See the 02/12/18 post on this thread for a sample of how this NcML file could be created and how to work with it.
- The files on this Unidata catalog are not the mission-standard netCDF files, but they're rather stitched together tiles from the sectorized data. Because of this, the navigation variables/attributes are different than the standard files. If you load and display a full disk GOES-16 or GOES-17 file you'll note that no map is visible and probing of the data doesn't work as expected. If you change the projection of the Main Display to World then things look better. This is something else that NcML might be able to address, though I haven't investigated this recently.
If I become aware of another source of GOES-17 data, I'll let you know. Other users of the forum may be able to chime in as well.
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