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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS15

internal ID number                      0450
transmission ID number                  02833
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS15
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           2900102
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       11 09 2003 07 44
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      11 09 2003 08 39
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     03. 25.3 069. 00.5
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        10.
up time [hours]                         12.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      60.0000
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              n/a
calib eq 1 for salinity                 sslope*cnts+soff
calib coef for salinity                 SSLOPE=0.0001; SOFF=30.0;
calib eq 1 for temperature              tslope*cnts+toff
calib coef for temperature              TSLOPE=0.001; TOFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for pressure                 pslope*cnts+poff
calib coef for pressure                 PSLOPE=0.1; POFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for voltage                  vslope*cnts+voff
calib coef for voltage                  VSLOPE=0.1; VOFF=0.9;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=-0.389; VACOFF=29.71;
conductivity calibration date           13 11 2002
temperature calibration date            13 11 2002
pressure calibration date               17 10 2002
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     42
PI                                      Steve Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Kurt R. Heinze
float deployer address                  UW, Seattle
deployment type                         VOS
deployment platform                     M/V PONL
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1000
cycles for profile pressure             4
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       0897
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        0897
pressure sensor type                    SBE41
pressure sensor manufacturer            SBE
pressure sensor serial number           0897
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          14.6
ROM version                             050599
comment                                 n/a