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Metadata for Float Type: SOLO_TS16_SBE

internal ID number                      1226
hexadecimal ARGOS ID                    F74355D4
transmission ID number                  52749
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         SOLO_TS16
ARGOS program number                    13281
WMO ID number                           4900593
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        851
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       19 02 2005 12 47
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      22 02 2005 06 00
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     27. 17.6 -67. -0.0
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        65
cycle time [days]                       10
descent time [hours]                    21
neutral depth time [days]               8.20833
ascent time [hours]                     21
surface time [hours]                    12
transmission repetition rate [sec]      60
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              n/a
calib eq 1 for pressure                 P=PGAIN*Pcnt+POFF
calib eq 2 for pressure                 if P_PREV<=P1 P=P_PREV+DP1
calib eq 3 for pressure                 if P1<P_PREV<=P2 P=P_PREV+DP2
calib eq 4 for pressure                 if P2<P_PREV<=P3 P=P_PREV+DP3
calib coef for pressure                 POFF=-10; PGAIN=0.01; P1=120; P2=500; P3=2000; DP1=6; DP2=30; DP3=60
calib eq 1 for temperature              T = CNTS*TGAIN+TOFF
calib coef for temperature              TGAIN=0.001;TOFF=-5.00
calib eq 1 for salinity                 S = CNTS*SGAIN+SOFF
calib coef for salinity                 SGAIN=0.001;SOFF=-1.00
calib eq 1 for cpu voltage              VCPU = CPUGAIN*CNTS+CPUOFF
calib coef for cpu voltage              CPUGAIN=0.1;CPUOFF=0
calib eq 1 for aux voltage              VAUX = AUXGAIN*CNTS+AUXOFF
calib coef for aux voltage              AUXGAIN=0.1;AUXOFF=0.0
conductivity calibration date           n/a
temperature calibration date            n/a
pressure calibration date               n/a
float manufacturer                      WHOI
float serial number                     SL401
PI                                      Breck Owens
principal investigator address          WHOI, Woods Hole, MA
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Craig Engler
float deployer address                  AOML
deployment type                         VOS
deployment platform                     Sinaloa
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
pump type                               260ml
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1000
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 n/a
temperature sensor type                 SBE
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        0602
conductivity sensor type                SBE
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       0602
pressure sensor type                    n/a
pressure sensor manufacturer            Druck
pressure sensor serial number           5760
ROM version                             1.10
battery type                            Lithium
initial battery voltage [volt]          15
comment                                 n/a