Standard Broadband Format Manual


  1. Introduction
    Format Background
  2. Format Structure
    Blocking Table
    Example Blocking for Hourly Data
    Collation Sequence
    Example Collation for One-Minute Data
    Magnetic Tape Specifications
  3. Block Structure and Overview
    Block Layout
    Sample Block of One-Minute Data
    Sample Block of Five-Minute Data
  4. Header Field Descriptions
  5. Element Field and Code Descriptions
    Element Field Descriptions
    Quality Control Flagging
    Element-Code Descriptions
  6. Appendices
    A. Index of Element Codes
    B. Unit Conversions
    C. Cloud Layer Observations
    D. Sample Programs

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