What is meaning of Aeration in Echo Sounder ?

  • Bubbles are created the keel and the sea bottom due to hard use or rudder, heavy pitching when lightly loaded, breaking water over shoals or rough weather.
  • The bubble will absorb the sound energy and no marking will be seen on the E/S or there will be under reading of depth.
  • No remedy available, except that these is a temporary condition and will get corrected quickly.


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