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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS7

internal ID number                      100
transmission ID number                  11502
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS7
ARGOS program number                    02373
WMO ID number                           4900140
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       18 05 2001 22 53
status of start time                    n/a
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      18 05 2001 23 28
status of launch time                   n/a
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     50. 30. -171. -54.
status of launch position               n/a
delay of first down time [hours]        1
down time [days]                        10.
up time [hours]                         14.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      57.9978
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              n/a
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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=-0.402; VACOFF=30.29;
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conductivity calibration date           15 11 2000
temperature calibration date            15 11 2000
pressure calibration date               02 11 2000
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     0507
PI                                      Gregory C. Johnson
principal investigator address          NOAA, PMEL, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Nazila Merati
float deployer address                  NOAA, PMEL, Seattle
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Miller Freeman
deployment cruise id                    MF-01-06
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1900 1000
cycles for profile pressure             1 3
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       0277
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                             040601
comment                                 n/a