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TABLE: SC_BCI$

SC_BCI$ -- Surface code values for pCode='BCI$': Indicator for Method of Current Measurement (WMO code 2266)
CODE MEANING
1 ADCP
2 GEK (Geomagnetic ElectroKinetograph)
3 Ship's set and drift determined by fixes 3-6 hours apart
4 Ship's set and drift determined by fixes more than 6 hours but less than 12 hours apart
5 Drift of Buoy