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Metadata for Float Type: SOLO_TS9

internal ID number                      202
transmission ID number                  3138
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         SOLO_TS9
ARGOS program number                    14281
WMO ID number                           5900132
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        851
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       23 01 2002 00 00
status of start time                    approximated
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      11 02 2002 23 46
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     05. 00.31 148. 03.26
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        480
cycle time [days]                       10.1500
descent time [hours]                    8.5633
neutral depth time [days]               8.7707
ascent time [hours]                     8.5633
surface time [hours]                    16.00
transmission repetition rate [sec]      38.
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
calib eq 3 for pressure                 IF PB1<BIN<=PB2 P = (BIN-PB1)*AV1*BLOK+P(PB1) 
calib eq 4 for pressure                 IF BIN>PB2  P = (BIN-PB2)*AV2*BLOK+P(PB2)
calib coef for pressure                 BLOK= 6;AV1= 4;AV2=10;PB1=35;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=0.027;CPUOFF=0.08
calib eq 1 for pump voltage             VPMP = PMP_GAIN*CNTS+PMP_OFF
calib coef for pump voltage             PMP_GAIN=0.065;PMP_OFF=0.26
conductivity calibration date           04 12 2001
temperature calibration date            04 12 2001
pressure calibration date               04 12 2001
float manufacturer                      SIO, UCSD, San Diego
float serial number                     2055
PI                                      Dean Roemmich
principal investigator address          SIO, UCSD, San Diego
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Justine Afghan
float deployer address                  SIO, UCSD, San Diego
deployment type                         r/v
deployment platform                     Ewing
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1038
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 Continuous
temperature sensor type                 n/a
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        159
conductivity sensor type                n/a
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       159
pressure sensor type                    n/a
pressure sensor manufacturer            SBE
pressure sensor serial number           159
ROM version                             SB5.24 11 2001
battery type                            Lithium
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.
comment                                 n/a