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Vaisala AVAPS Dropsonde Receiving System

The Vaisala AVAPS Dropsonde Receiving System and Vaisala Dropsonde RD93 represent the latest in dropsounding technology, utilizing an onboard dropsonde microprocessor and synthesized digital transmission.
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      The Vaisala AVAPS Dropsonde Receiving System and Vaisala Dropsonde RD93 represent the latest in dropsounding technology, utilizing an onboard dropsonde microprocessor and synthesized digital transmission. The combination offers atmospheric researchers a complete solution for accurate in-situ measurement of the atmosphere, a solution versatile enough for use in many different kinds of aircraft.

      Several thousand Vaisala Dropsonde RD93s are launched annually for targeted weather observations, especially hurricane reconnaissance and research. Vaisala AVAPS customers include NOAA (US), the US Air Force, NCAR (US), NASA, the MSC (Canada), DLR (Germany), MRF (UK) and NIPR (Japan).