Volume Descriptor

 

Byte

Type

Description

0

char[4]

Volume descriptor identifier: ASCII characters "VOLD" stand for Volume Descriptor.

4

long

Volume descriptor length in bytes.

8

short

ELDORA/ASTRAEA field tape format revision number.

10

short

Volume Number into current tape.

12

long

Maximum number of bytes in any physical record in this volume.

16

char[20]

Project number or name.

36

short

Year data taken in years.

38

short

Month data taken in months.

40

short

Day data taken in days.

42

short

Hour data taken in hours.

44

short

Minute data taken in minutes.

46

short

Second data taken in seconds.

48

char[8]

Flight number.

56

char[8]

Identifier of facility that generated this recording.

64

short

Year this recording was generated in years.

66

short

Month this recording was generated in months.

68

short

Day this recording was generated in days.

70

short

Total Number of sensor descriptors that follow.