CQSRG WOOW Monitoring Station: Technical Details
It is located 5 km NE of Biggenden, as shown in the accompanying image, at Latitude -25.4755 and Longitude 152.0799.
The equipment is located in a purpose built steel housing, in the Woowoonga metropolitan area, on a property named "Woowoonga park" (hence the station name), and 15 m south of the homestead house atop a weathered granitic knoll. The WOOW station consists of a Kelunji Classic KA1 seismograph fitted with a Sprengnether triaxial S6000 seismomener sensor. The sensor sits atop a cylindrical concrete column 400 mm in diameter and sunk 1 m into the top-soil.The basement of the column is imbedded into dense granitic clay, which in turn surmounts a basalt and granite basement.
Power is supplied by 240 Vac mains system regulated at 12 Volts d.c. and charging a lead acid battery.
There is a Samsung notepad computer co-located in the station housing. Communications to the station is by means of a Telstra mobile data modem to the Internet.
Ch Type Serial Name Direction Gain Filters 1 S6000 #10509 East 90 deg mag 1.00 DC 25.0 2 S6000 #10509 North 0 deg mag 1.00 DC 25.0 3 S6000 #10509 Up Positive up 1.00 DC 25.0