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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS3

internal ID number                      75
transmission ID number                  16924
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS3
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           19021
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       19 12 2000 08 25
status of start time                    n/a
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      19 12 2000 09 15
status of launch time                   n/a
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     -18. -24. -08. -07.
status of launch position               n/a
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        10.
up time [hours]                         13.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      80.0253
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=0.9;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=-0.397; VACOFF=29.81;
conductivity calibration date           01 11 1999
temperature calibration date            01 11 1999
pressure calibration date               05 10 1998
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     481
PI                                      Steve Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Kathy Schacht
float deployer address                  UW, Seattle
deployment type                         VOS
deployment platform                     VOS
deployment cruise id                    AX8
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1000
cycles for profile pressure             1
pump type                               180ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       0061
Profile Sampling Method                 n/a
temperature sensor type                 n/a
temperature sensor manufacturer         n/a
temperature sensor serial number        n/a
pressure sensor type                    n/a
pressure sensor manufacturer            n/a
pressure sensor serial number           n/a
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.0
ROM version                             040600
comment                                 n/a