Simrad EK numbers

Conversion to dB values

The 16-bit EK dB numbers which are stored in Simrad data files are converted to dB values in Echoview as follows:


dBEK = a 16 bit signed integer

Underlying data exports

Echoview exports EK numbers in underlying data exports from the following Simrad variables:

Simrad variable

dB value encoded as EK number

Sv (Q) and Sv (V) telegrams

Sv value

TS (Q) and TS (P) telegrams

TS value

Sv (W) and TS (W) telegrams


See also

EK500 Power to Sv and TS
Ex60 Power to Sv and TS

Use of sound speed in Ex60 and Ex500 calculations

Raw Variables derived from Simrad data files