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Metadata for Float Type: SOLO_TS12

internal ID number                      246
transmission ID number                  11419
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         SOLO_TS12
ARGOS program number                    14281
WMO ID number                           5900202
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        851
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       30 09 2002 00 00
status of start time                    approximated
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      08 10 2002 22 44
status of launch time                   approximated
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     6. 0.18 -154. -47.64
status of launch position               approximated
delay of first down time [hours]        191
cycle time [days]                       10.0083
descent time [hours]                    8.5867
neutral depth time [days]               8.2917
ascent time [hours]                     8.5867
surface time [hours]                    24.00
transmission repetition rate [sec]      41.
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              n/a
calib eq 1 for pressure                 P = CNTS*PGAIN+POFF
calib eq 2 for pressure                 IF BIN<=PB1 P = BIN*BLOK-BLOK/2
calib eq 3 for pressure                 IF PB1<BIN<=PB2 P = (BIN-PB1)*AV1*BLOK+P(PB1)-AV1*BLOK/2 
calib eq 4 for pressure                 IF BIN>PB2 P = (BIN-PB2)*AV2*BLOK+P(PB2)-AV2*BLOK/2
calib coef for pressure                 BLOK= 6;AV1= 4;AV2=10;PB1=36;PB2=47;PGAIN=0.5000;POFF= -10.0
calib eq 1 for temperature              T = (CNTS*TGAIN+TOFF)/1000
calib coef for temperature              TGAIN=8.00;TOFF=0.00
calib eq 1 for salinity                 S = (CNTS*SGAIN+SOFF)/1000
calib coef for salinity                 SGAIN=8.000;SOFF=32000.00
calib eq 1 for cpu voltage              VCPU = CPUGAIN*CNTS+CPUOFF
calib coef for cpu voltage              CPUGAIN=0.010;CPUOFF=0.00
calib eq 1 for pump voltage             VPMP = PMP_GAIN*CNTS+PMP_OFF
calib coef for pump voltage             PMP_GAIN=0.010;PMP_OFF=0.00
conductivity calibration date           23 09 2002
temperature calibration date            23 09 2002
pressure calibration date               23 09 2002
float manufacturer                      SIO, UCSD, San Diego
float serial number                     2132
PI                                      Dean Roemmich
principal investigator address          SIO, UCSD, San Diego
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Ship Crew
float deployer address                  unknown
deployment type                         r/v
deployment platform                     Ka'imimoana
deployment cruise id                    unknown
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         930
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 Continuous
temperature sensor type                 n/a
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        140
conductivity sensor type                n/a
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       140
pressure sensor type                    n/a
pressure sensor manufacturer            SBE
pressure sensor serial number           140
ROM version                             SB6.01  9    2
battery type                            Lithium
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.
comment                                 n/a