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Title: Radiometer Calibration and Characterization (RCC) User's Manual: Windows Version 4.0

The Radiometer Calibration and Characterization (RCC) software is a data acquisition and data archival system for performing Broadband Outdoor Radiometer Calibrations (BORCAL). RCC provides a unique method of calibrating broadband atmospheric longwave and solar shortwave radiometers using techniques that reduce measurement uncertainty and better characterize a radiometer's response profile. The RCC software automatically monitors and controls many of the components that contribute to uncertainty in an instrument's responsivity. This is a user's manual and guide to the RCC software.
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  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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Technical Report
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NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S); USDOE Office of Science, Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program; DOE Office of Quality Assurance
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United States
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION Radiometer Calibration and Characterization; RCC; Broadband Outdoor Radiometer Calibration; BORCAL; shortwave radiometer; longwave radiometer; pyranometer; pyrheliometer; pyrgeometer; absolute cavity radiometer; solar and atmospheric irradiance; automated calibration software; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; NREL