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Metadata for Float Type: PALACE_T1

internal ID number                      19
transmission ID number                  12280
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         PALACE_T1
ARGOS program number                    01670
WMO ID number                           15855
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        845
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       10 08 1997 01 40
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      10 08 1997 03 54
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     -6. -0.10 7. 0.00
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        10.
up time [hours]                         24.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      89.9997
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              61
calib eq 1 for temperature              R=R1+R2*(CNTS/1000)+R3*(CNTS/1000)**2+R4*(CNTS/1000)**3
calib coef for temperature              r1=-0.49059; r2=11.45596; r3=0.09622; r4=-0.00499;
calib eq 2 for temperature              [1/(T1+T2*ln(R)+T3*ln(R)**3)]-273.15
calib coef for temperature              t1=1.052002e-3;t2=2.045441e-4;t3=1.7655014e-7;
calib eq 1 for pressure                 PSLOPE*CNTS+POFF
calib coef for pressure                 pslope=7.727642; poff=-78.7113;
calib eq 1 for voltage                  VSLOPE*CNTS+VOFF
calib coef for voltage                  vslope=0.1; voff=0.8;
temperature calibration date            n/a
pressure calibration date               n/a
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     43
PI                                      Bob Molinari
principal investigator address          NOAA, AOML, Miami
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          n/a
float deployer address                  NOAA, AOML, Miami
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Seward Johnson
deployment cruise id                    97-03
profile at deployment                   CTD 143
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1000
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 n/a
temperature sensor type                 55032
temperature sensor manufacturer         n/a
temperature sensor serial number        69
conductivity sensor type                n/a
conductivity sensor manufacturer        n/a
conductivity sensor serial number       n/a
pressure sensor type                    MP40-C-2000-G
pressure sensor manufacturer            Micron
pressure sensor serial number           4947
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          14.7
Board type                              APF
Board serial number                     47
ROM version                             01 27 97
comment                                 n/a