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Vyner Medway Radio Tide Gauge MK I - 22

Description

Driver to decode tide heights as transmitted by a Vyner Medway Radio Tide Gauge Mark I or Mark II. 

Driver Information

Driver Vyner Medway Radio Tide Gauge MK I
Vyner Medway Radio Tide Gauge MK II
Interface Type Serial  Driver Class Type Terminated <LF> 
UTC Driver (question) No Input / Output Input Executable DrvVynerMedway.exe 1
DrvVynerMedway.exe 2 
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Decoding Notes

Channel code "J" also allows a Medway MK I tide gauge receiver to receive a transmitted tide from an MK II transmitter unit; and code "J" also allows a Medway MK II tide gauge receiver to receive a transmitted tide from a MK I transmitter unit.

The channel code that is decoded corresponds to the slot of a tide observation.

Database Setup

If the (local) tide datum at the transmitter unit and the survey datum do not coincide, the separation in height between the two datums should be entered as "Property" of the tide observation, i.e. as "Fixed system C-O".

The tide observation can be defined at a "Fixed Node".

The present driver can only decode tide heights from one tide gauge, but in the future tide observations from multiple fixed stations can be decoded (and weighted).

Slot
Enter the channel code as slot number. Always enter slot "J" for Vyner MK I observations.