This shows the format of the Subject-only messages sent to those groups requesting the Subject-only distribution method. This is an extremely terse form of the messages. It contains only the Source and RA,Dec of the GRB (whereas the regular cell/pager and the e-mail formats have much more information). NOTE: These are Current epoch RA,Dec coordinate values!
There is a brief (less than 9 characters) prefix title line telling from which source the RA,Dec coordinates came. The HETE, INTEGRAL, XTE, and ALEXIS mission-based Notices are shown. There is also a TEST pseudo-source for testing purposes (the coordinates are selected from a set which uniformly samples the sky). The ORIGINAL, FINAL, MAXBC, and LOCBURST come from the CGRO-BATSE instrument, and are no longer available because the CGRO mission has ended.
Unlike the short-form cell/pager method which has no Subject-line, because the cell/pager companies don't have space, these notices put all the information in the Subject-line and do NOT have any information in the body of the e-mail. Even these Subject-only capable cell/pagers and cell-phones have only a limited character count displayable, so this distribution method is also terse.
add the HETE examples....
add the INTEGRAL examples....
RXTE-PCA WILL observe GRB (RA=12.34,DEC=-56.78).
RXTE-PCA can NOT observe GRB (Trig=6789).
RXTE-PCA RA=210.84 DEC=-72.94d
RXTE-PCA could NOT localise GRB (Trig=6789).
RXTE-ASM may localize GRB (RA=273.43,DEC=+51.87).
RXTE-ASM RA=275.940 DEC=+49.461d
IPN RA=125.34 DEC=-12.82 RAD=12.3456 WID=0.1234d
ALEXIS RA=210.84 DEC=-72.94d
TEST RA=72.00d DEC=-35.00d
ORIGINAL RA=210.84 DEC=-72.94d
FINAL RA=210.84 DEC=-72.94d
MAXBC RA=210.84 DEC=-72.94d
LOCBURST RA=210.84 DEC=-72.94d
SAX-WFC RA=275.940 DEC=+49.461d
SAX-NFI RA=275.940 DEC=+49.461d
COMPTEL RA=125.34 DEC=-12.82d