Balloon Sonde


The “USWB 1936” inscription on this balloon sonde refers to the U.S. Weather Bureau, the agency that transferred it to the Smithsonian in 1963, and that identified it as Belgian.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.322321Catalog Number: 322321Accession Number: 247582

Object Name: Radiosonde

Measurements: overall: 3 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 16.51 cm x 4.7625 cm


Record Id: nmah_1167627

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