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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS25

internal ID number                      2082
transmission ID number                  67054
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS25
ARGOS program number                    15281
WMO ID number                           5901391
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       17 10 2006 06 18
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      17 10 2006 07 18
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     -8. -14.256 -155. -0.546
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]      50
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           05 05 2006
temperature calibration date            05 05 2006
pressure calibration date               01 05 2006
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     2917
PI                                      Gregory C. Johnson
principal investigator address          NOAA, PMEL, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Tonya Watson
float deployer address                  NOAA, NMAO, Honolulu HI
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Ka'imimoana
deployment cruise id                    GP-07-06
profile at deployment                   KA60271
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1200
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       2965
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        2965
pressure sensor type                    2900 psia
pressure sensor manufacturer            Druck
pressure sensor serial number           10178
battery type                            Lithium/Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volts]         15.0
Board type                              APF-8C
Board serial number                     3102
ROM version                             101805
comment                                 n/a