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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS22

internal ID number                      1685
transmission ID number                  17541
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS26
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           4900321
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       17 11 2005 21 47
status of start time                    approximated
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      17 11 2005 23 58
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     36. 12.8 -54. -51.4
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        5
up time [hours]                         15
transmission repetition rate [sec]      44.0000
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=0.0773; VOFF=0.4482;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=0.2944 VACOFF=-30.2441;
conductivity calibration date           28 01 05
temperature calibration date            28 01 05
pressure calibration date               04 01 05
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     2133
PI                                      Stephen Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          John Lund
float deployer address                  WHOI, Woods Hole
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Oceanus
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1975
cycles for drift pressure               3
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1975
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       2076
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        2076
pressure sensor type                    Druck
pressure sensor manufacturer            2900PSIA
pressure sensor serial number           7387
battery type                            Alkaline and Lithium
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.2
Board serial number                     5023
Board version                           APF-9A
ROM version                             092205
comment                                 This float has a pressure activation feature.
                                        The start time is estimated.