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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS18

internal ID number                      0676
transmission ID number                  27616
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS18
ARGOS program number                    15281
WMO ID number                           4900451
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       08 01 2004 07 56
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      08 01 2004 08 51
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     -23. 0.0 -110. -22.0
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        6
down time [days]                        10
up time [hours]                         15
transmission repetition rate [sec]      44
clock drift [hours/hours]               -999
last cycle                              n/a
calib eq 1 for salinity                 sslope*cnts+soff
calib coef for salinity                 SSLOPE=0.001; SOFF=0.0;
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=0.4;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=-0.209; VACOFF=26.23;
conductivity calibration date           17 11 2003
temperature calibration date            17 11 2003
pressure calibration date               14 11 2003
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     1223
PI                                      Gregory C. Johnson
principal investigator address          NOAA, PMEL, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Kurt R. Heinze
float deployer address                  UW, Seattle
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Thomas G. Thompson
deployment cruise id                    TN-165
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         2000
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 n/a
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       1244
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        1244
pressure sensor type                    2900 psia
pressure sensor manufacturer            druck
pressure sensor serial number           4940
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15
ROM version                             101003
comment                                 n/a