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Glad Tidings

Glad Tidings

Figure 1: Andre and the NHC Gang: Emmet Otter and his Ragtag Jugband? Or Chuck and the Riverbottom Nightmare Band? You decide.

Andre ‘s success has finally gone to his head. He actually asked me to pledge allegiance to him and kiss his ring finger.  “Forget it!” I said.  “Fine,” he replied and looked away.  We’ll see how that goes.  But he has bought 2 QiQuacs for NHC (nhc?) and several T-HRECS in the mean time.

This is a short Christmassy time update on Fathom Activities

  1. I just posted two Fathom Soundings you’ll want to check out:
    QiQuac and T-HRECS Maintenance and Troubleshooing
    WIT-HM (aka the Salt Portal) instructions
  2. We recently put together a short paper on AutoSalt results here: HydroSense_AutoSalt_2019. Rivetting stuff, honestly.
  3. There were many firmware updates in 2018 to the QiQuac.  Pleaes contact us if you’d like your updated.
    -Built in Grading of A,B, C with user definable thresholds.
    -Summary file within the date directory, one line for each completed measurement.
    -Adjust Pre-BGECT during a measurement. This is important to reduce Uncertainty and improve the measurement in the field.
    -Adjust Mass during a measurement.
    -A single Menu selection will now change the sample rate of both T-HRECS. 5 Seconds is adequate for most injections with pulse length > 5 mins.
  4. If you’ve been waiting for products, the probes are arriving next week and we should be able to start delivering by the end of the year.
  5. Please take the time to fill out this fun and informative survey:
  6. Fathom Scientific is the official Canadian rep for  This is part of a growing trend towards non-contact image-based velocimetry.  Add the channel profile and you’re in business.  Current Canadian Subscribers include WSC.

And finally, if you want to a new holiday classic, watch Emmett Otter’s Jugband Christmas.  My sister actually found it online (this is probably illegal):


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