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XDD-918/908
STATUS
Available
AVAILABILITY
Commercial, Yankee Environmental Systems
REQUEST PROCEDURE
PO fax 413-863-0255
Airborne Measurements
Expendable Digital Dropsonde
CONTACT
Mark Beaubien
Yankee Environmental Systems
101 Industrial Blvd Turners Falls, MA 01376
413-863-0200 X7201
info@yesinc.com
www.yesinc.com
SPECIFICATIONS
ManufacturerYankee Environmental Systems
Dimensionscompatible with ECM chaff dispensers used by RD-93 dropsondes
Weightvariable, 80g and up
Power Source Typeself (1/2AA cell)
Inlet Aperturesaspirates while falling via ducts
Heating/Cooling Requirementsn/a
Airspeed/Altitude Requirementsless than 430 knots, less than 40,000'
Operators Required0
Ground Requirementsn/a AIR Hub is self-contained on board.
Suitable PlatformsP3, WP-3, King Air, Nasa DC-8, WB-57
Data SystemAIR Hub http://www.yesinc.com/products/data/AIRHUB/AIRHUBds.pdf
Measured ParameterPTU+winds
Measurement Techniquein-situ PTU + GPS winds
Operational Modeautoamtic
Time Resolutionwind: 4Hz, PTU: 1Hz
Horizontal Resolutionn/a veritcal profile
Other Resolutiondepends on descent rate
Precisiondepends on sensor
Accuracydepends on sensor
Range100km
Calibration Methodfactory
Limitationsshelf life
REFERENCES
http://www.yesinc.com/products/data/XDR-928/XDR-928ds.pdf
REMARKS
Developed via NOAA SBIR contract
UPDATED ON
15 Sep 2009 10:26