Decode data in a Nortek ADV or ADP header.
decodeHeaderNortek( buf, type = c("aquadoppHR", "aquadoppProfiler", "aquadopp", "vector"), debug = getOption("oceDebug"), ... )
a ``raw'' buffer containing the header
type of device
a flag that turns on debugging. Set to 1 to get a moderate amount of debugging information, or to 2 to get more.
additional arguments, passed to called routines.
A list containing elements
offset. The easiest way to find the contents of these is to run
this function with
Decodes the header in a binary-format Nortek ADV/ADP file. This function is
designed to be used by
but can be used directly as well. The code is based on information in the
Nortek System Integrator Guide (2008) and on postings on the Nortek
``knowledge center'' discussion board. One might assume that the latter is
less authoritative than the former. For example, the inference of cell size
follows advice found at
which contains a typo in an early posting that is
corrected later on.
Information on Nortek profilers (including the System Integrator Guide, which explains the data format byte-by-byte) is available at http://www.nortekusa.com/usa?set_language=usa after login.
The Nortek Knowledge Center http://www.nortekusa.com/en/knowledge-center may be of help if problems arise in dealing with data from Nortek instruments.