8 Apr 1979
- SONY UNSPECIFIED MODEL
- Sennheiser MKH 406
NOTES: Note from recording log: "2+? humpbacks; Photographs: SNM-3(3-13); Weather: sunny, calm; Sea State and Noise: calm; Recorder: Sony; Hydrophone LC54; Gain: 3.5. 3 tapes. Interval between 1&2 was 6 sec. then stopped recording for a few minutes and attempted to drift towards animal then started 3rd tape."
Voice announcements from tape: "Animal just surfaced, about 80 degrees off the starboard side a half mile out (12:03). An animal just blew, just off the port beam of the boat, 150 yards (12:36). Another animal just fluked on the port stern quarter, 500 yards (13:43). Another animal just surfaced and blew, 100 yards off the starboard beam (14:00). Surface ratchet (38:17). Just after the last surface ratchet, the animal surfaced about a quarter mile off the port beam (39:13). "
Continuation of ML#120673. Includes 440Hz calibration tone. SEAOCEAN