Pictured here is Nortek's Tom Christian Mortensen, whose extensive field experience has aided in developing a buoy solution that is manageable by shorthanded crews and small workboats. The complete buoy is a 1.1 meters in diameter and approximately 55 kg. Power is provided by 5 solar cells and batteries which is sufficient for winter deployments on the light deprived coast of Norway.
We are pleased to see an increasing number of "Continental" current profilers being put to use in scientific studies and in engineering projects. We are equally pleased that the profiling range of the 190kHz version often exceeds the stated specifications of 200 m.
Nortek, in cooperation with Ott GmbH of Germany, has completed the development of a new handheld river current meter named "ADC". First delivery took place in November of 2007
Nortek's new wave measurement innovations were featured as the cover story in the September 2007 issue of Ocean News & Technology.
C&C Technologies in Houston decides to use Nortek deep water current meters for upcoming project in Brazil.
Version of 1.28 of the Vectrino firmware has been released. The firmware removes several minor bugs and improves the quality of the distance measurements.