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Instrument: SAFIRE PVM100A

Name SAFIRE PVM100A
Acronym PVM100A SAFIRE
Manufacturer GERBER Scientific Inc.
Manufacturer website http://www.gerberscience.com/
Operated by SAFIRE
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Cloud Liquid Water Content
Acronym LWC

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Liquid water content
Operating principle

Hot wire instrument. Liquid contacts sample wire. Liquid evaporates, altering resistance of wire with comparison to control wire shielded against liquid
or
Nevzorov
or
Opto-electronic cloud physics probes.

Measurement(s) Clouds & Precipitation

Dimension and weight

External dimension Length = 53,5 cm Width : 5,7 cm
Weight 7.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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