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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS21

internal ID number                      0840
transmission ID number                  49039
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS21
ARGOS program number                    2862
WMO ID number                           2900139
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       29 04 2004 01 08
status of start time                    approximated
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      29 04 2004 02 08
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     32. 22.21 144. 34.17
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        6
down time [days]                        4.4583
up time [hours]                         13
transmission repetition rate [sec]      44
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=0.1; VOFF=0.4;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=-0.209; VACOFF=26.23;
conductivity calibration date           n/a
temperature calibration date            n/a
pressure calibration date               n/a
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     1725
PI                                      Peter Hacker
principal investigator address          UH, Honolulu, HI
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Jae Hun Park and Becky Briggs
float deployer address                  URI
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Thomas G. Thompson
deployment cruise id                    TN-168
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1500
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1500
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       n/a
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        n/a
pressure sensor type                    2900 psia
pressure sensor manufacturer            druck
pressure sensor serial number           n/a
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15
ROM version                             030804
comment                                 n/a