parseFrequencyArgument

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Converts a string frequency into floating point in Hz. See also parseFrequencyArgumentToGHz, parseAntennaArgument, and getBand. If the units are not present, then the value is simply converted to a float.

Usage:

au.parseFrequencyArgument(bandwidth)
  • bandwidth: a string with units, e.g. '1.34GHz' (supported units: GHz, MHz, kHz, Hz)

Example:

CASA <3>: au.parseFrequencyArgument('56.4MHz')
  Out[3]: 56400000.0

-- ToddHunter - 2013-10-18

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