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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS20

internal ID number                      0880
transmission ID number                  46379
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS20
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           5900598
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       05 10 2004 23 53
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      06 10 2004 00 19
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     -28. -00.0 171. 00.0
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        10.
up time [hours]                         13.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      64.0000
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
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=0.077; VOFF=0.538
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=0.289 VACOFF=-29.899;
conductivity calibration date           12 03 2004
temperature calibration date            12 03 2004
pressure calibration date               08 03 2004
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     1380
PI                                      Stephen Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          John Hunt
float deployer address                  NIWA, NZ
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Kaharoa
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         2000 1000
cycles for profile pressure             1 3
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       1493
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        1493
pressure sensor type                    2900 PSIA
pressure sensor manufacturer            DRUCK
pressure sensor serial number           5617
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.7
ROM version                             043004
comment                                 Controller Type: APF-9a REV C
                                        Controller S/N: 0002