Metadata Updated: February 28, 2019

The Cassini Radio and Plasma Wave Science (RPWS) edited full resolution data set includes all waveform data for the entire Cassini mission. This data set includes uncalibrated values for each waveform channel for each sensor for all times during the mission including the second Venus flyby, the Earth flyby, the Jupiter flyby, interplanetary cruise, and the entire Saturn tour. Data for this data set are acquired from the RPWS Waveform Receiver (WFR). Data are presented in a set of time series organized so as to have fixed-length records for ease in data handling. Data from the different WFR modes (i.e. 2.5-kHz and 26 Hz modes) are segregated into separate files. This data set includes all waveform data acquired by the RPWS. A browse data set is included with these data which provides for a graphical search of the data using a series of thumbnail and full-sized spectrograms which lead the user to the particular data file(s) of interest. The waveform data provide the highest resolution data from the RPWS instrument in the form of a set of waveform series for these two bandwidths and can be used, when data from two electric and three magnetic sensors are available, to perform wave-normal analyses on various plasma wave phenomena. These data can be used in their original time domain in order to look for solitary features such as dust impacts or electrostatic solitary waves. Or, they can be transformed into the frequency domain in order to examine the detailed time and spectral evolution of plasma waves or radio emissions or to do the wave-normal analysis. Usually, this data set includes time series measurements from more than one (up to five) sensors at a time and the samples are made simultaneously for all five sensors.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2019
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2019
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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