depth sounder


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depth sounder

[′depth ‚sau̇nd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for mechanically measuring the depth of the sea beneath a ship.
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tale: "I was fishing for rock cod near Point Conception (near Santa Barbara), driving in circles, zig-zags and figure-eights, staring at my depth sounder, looking for fish.
Here we are in Adelaide, Fugro Laser Airborne Depth Sounder an Australian technology developed, commercialised, taken to the world, developed originally for Australian naval purposes and is now exported right around the world.
Using your depth sounder or your GPS locate the drop off that lies west of the North or South Bimini.
If we had had a hand-held electronic depth sounder on board we might have avoided one of the most dangerous incidents of my sailing career.
Built utilizing an innovative and highly developed manufacturing system more typical of the automotive industry, a very high standard of construction is obtained, from the interior decor in varnished wood to the very complete standard equipment, including a 100Hp Yanmar engine and complete electronics package that includes a VHF radio, CD player, color chart plotter with GPS, depth sounder, speed and distance log.
Purchasing a small compact multibeam depth sounder system.
Position yourself where you see fish marking on your depth sounder or where you see feeding or rolling tarpon.
Integrated with a depth sounder, once a depth to follow is set the autopilot will take care of the rest.
Look for irregular bottom and fish markings on your depth sounder and anchor your boat up current or up wind of the fish so your baits drift back to the spot you want to fish.
Use the depth sounder, the GPS and the crew as lookouts, and be wary.
A top quality depth sounder will be able to mark bait schools, which can help you zero in on the swordfish.
EDO Corporation (NYSE: EDO) has been awarded a contract for the production of TR-302 submarine depth sounder transducers for use on attack and guided missile submarines.