Site Type

Site Name


NSB - N Santiam at Upper Bennett Dam

Instream detection array on the North Santiam River, a tributary to the Wilammette River. The array is located in the fish ladder at Upper Bennet Dam near the town of Stayton. The site is monitored by an IS-1001-MC and two IS1001-ACNs. The hardware at the site includes the master controller, two ACNs, cell modem, power supply and two antennas. The antenna configuration consists of two arrays of one antenna each. The antennas are each pass-thru anteannas located outside the only ladder exit and within the ladder in the only slot available for passage. One antenna is approximately 4.5ft x 10ft x 2in, and fixed to the outside exit of the fish ladder. This antenna is ferrite-tile shielded low profile pass-thru antenna. The other antenna is an unshielded flexible antenna secured to the downstream side of a 10ft x 2ft ladder slot, located within the ladder. It is also a pass thru antenna, approximately 8ft x 2ft x 1in, made of unshielded flexible hose. The site is powered by generator and operates year-round. The site is on the City of Salem property.

Operated by:


First year:


Last year:



Site Contacts


Derrek Faber
(541) 296-3023 x221


Photo Gallery

Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 7/10/2014 1/1/2015 Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 1/1/2016 1/1/2017 Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2015 1/1/2015 1/1/2016 Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2017 1/1/2017 1/1/2018 Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 1/1/2018 1/1/2019 Start and end dates based on timer tags.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 120

Start Date: 8/19/2014

End Date:

Config Seq: 110

Start Date: 7/29/2014

End Date: 8/19/2014

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 7/10/2014

End Date: 7/29/2014

Event Logs