Standard Practice for Calibrating a Fathometer Using a Bar Check Method
|Publication Date:||10 September 1998|
|ICS Code (Other standards related to acoustics):||17.140.99|
|ICS Code (Navigation and control equipment):||47.020.70|
1.1 This practice provides the user with procedures used in manually calibrating the fathometer or electronic depth sounder. This narrative describes calibration terminology, describes acceptable environmental conditions for calibration, and describes the calibration procedures.
1.2 The references cited contain useful information in the construction and the correct operation of the calibration equipment.
1.3 Any references cited in this narrative to specific products or brand names are made for information only, and is intended to be descriptive, but not restrictive, of products that will perform satisfactorily.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.