RF500A QSG – Transmitter Detail View for Comark RF500A Issue M9

Transmitter Detail View

Transmitter Detail View is the ‘go-to view’ for more details on an individual Transmitter, and can be accessed in two ways.

  1. Click directly on the Detail View tab
  2. Click on an individual Transmitter summary from the List View

The Transmitter Detail View opens to this:


Figure 1 – Transmitter Detail View

InfoIconWhen you select the Transmitter Detail View the page will grow in size and the ‘Warnings’ Banner will be closed. Reverting back to the RAG or List View will re-open the ‘Warnings’ Banner.


The Transmitter Detail View is split into the following sections:

  1. The Action Icons
  2. Transmitter Drop Down
  3. Detail View Tabs
  4. The Graph Preview
  5. The Graph
  6. Channel Control

Action Icons


Figure 2 – The Action ICONS


There are five Action ICONS:

Click Calendar to view. Allows selections of Day(s), Date Range or individual Month to Graph.

Clicking Refresh will update the Detail View with the most up to date readings for the selected Transmitter

Clicking Export will present a dialogue for saving the tabular data in .CSV format. See Gateway Data Export for more information

Alarm Acknowledge
Alarm Ack/Snooze
Clicking Alarm Ack/Snooze opens up the Alarm Acknowledge/Snooze Dialogue. See Alarm Acknowledge/Snooze for more information. NOTE when viewing Historic Data this button also doubles up as the Sign Data ButtonSign-Data

New Task
Program Task
Clicking Program Task will open up the New Task Dialogue. See Tasking for more information. Note: All unacknowledged Alarms must be Acknowledged prior to re-tasking a transmitter

Note: When an Action is not available then the ICON will be greyed out. For example viewing Historic Data that has already been signed, then the Sign Data ICON is greyed out Sign-Data-Inactive.

The Transmitter Drop Down



Figure 2 – The Transmitter Drop Down


Instead of jumping back to the List View it is possible using this drop down to select any other Transmitter on the system as filtered by ‘My Filter’.

If the Transmitter has multiple Tasks/Periods it is possible to then select these with the lower two drop downs.

Once the selection is made the Detail View will update automatically.

The Detail View Tabs


Figure 3 – The Detail View Tabs

There are five tabs to choose from in Detail View:

 1. GraphThe current TAB
 2. TabularClick Tabular to see Data in Tabular form. (Opens in New Browser TAB)
 3. EventsClick Events to see the latest Events for the selected Transmitter. (Opens in New Browser TAB)
 4. TaskClick Task to see a read only view of the selected Task. (Opens in New Browser TAB)
 5. StatusClick Status to see the current Transmitter Status. (Opens in New Browser TAB)

The Graph Preview


Figure 4 – The Graph Preview

By default when you open Detail View the graph will show the last two days of data. However the software has downloaded the last 8 days (where applicable). Looking at the Graph Preview you can see that the last section of the graph is highlighted in dark grey, this section also forms the main Graph Summary, see below.

InfoIconSee Graph Navigation for more information on using the Graph Preview.

The Graph


Figure 5 – The Graph

This is the main Graph for the selected Transmitter (last two days).

InfoIconSee Graph Navigation for more information on using the Graph Preview.

The Channel Control


Figure 6 – Channel Control


This is the main (Graph) Channel Control for the selected Transmitter.

The Channel Control allows the individual channel traces to be turned on and off, and if programmed Alarm levels can be displayed on the graph.

The Min/Max/Avg readings will be shown for the period displayed, e.g. last two days.

The last column shows the results as per the graph cursor selection.

InfoIconSee Graph Navigation for more information on using the Graph Preview.