2017-03 Compact Air Temperature (CAT4)

by Beheerder on 28 April 2017 02:53
At Ocean Business 2017 we will present the Compact Air Temperature (CAT4) antenna which will provide an accurate air temperature.

Four sensors are integrated in the Flashlight antenna. The first three sensors correct for solar radiation and IR radiation. The fourth sensor is used to detect evaporation of precipitation and/or spray. All these sensors together will provide an accurate Air Temperature measurement.


Many Waveriders we supplied have been equipped with a Superstar GPS receiver. Recently it has come to our attention that the Superstar generates a faulty date in the logger files. The problem can be explained by an unexpected “GPS week rollover”. The internal date obtained from the GPS satellite system is incorrect. Typically the date is set to the year 2096. To convert the incorrect data we are currently developing a software tool. The only solution to this problem however is to replace the Superstar GPS receiver. The Superstar position module must be replaced with the µBlox GPS receiver (DWR-MKIII and WR-SG). The µBlox GPS receiver was introduced in the beginning of 2012.