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BMT - Big Meadow Temporary Array

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Seasonally
Start Date: 3/5/2012 12:00 AM
End Date: 5/16/2014 12:00 AM

This site is a temporary PIT tag detection system located at rkm 0.3 on Big Meadow Creek, Wenatchee River Basin. The detection system consists of one 10-foot antenna, installed in pass-through configuration. The antenna spans the wetted width of the channel during base flows. The antenna is operated by an Allflex RM 310 reader board. Data from the antenna is stored on an Acumen DataBridge. A 6 VDC battery bank powers the detection system. The antenna was built and installed by WDFW. The site is typically installed and operated March-June annually.

Contacts

Primary Contact:

Matthew Stilwater
matthew.stilwater@dfw.wa.gov
509-664-3148

Data Steward:

Jay Deason
jay.deason@dfw.wa.gov
509-664-3148 x22

Location

Coordinates: 47.867619, -120.696425  |  River Km: 754.077.014.001

Operational History

Operational history describes the period the site was interrogating for PIT tags. The comments provide anecdotal information about the operation of the site during this period. Site operational periods are updated typically at the end of the calendar year.

Year Start Date End Date Comments
2014 3/26/2014 12:00 AM 5/16/2014 12:00 AM No reported interruptions in operations. System was damaged and removed prior to the conclusion of the spawning season.
2013 3/6/2013 12:00 AM 5/30/2013 12:00 AM No reported interruptions in operations.
2012 3/5/2012 12:00 AM 6/14/2012 12:00 AM No reported interruptions in operations.
2011

Configuration

Configuration metadata includes details about the equipment used at the site to detect and record PIT tags. A new configuration sequence record is created when equipment is added or removed from the site and the period of time it was active. A configuration sequence without an End Date is currently active.

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Start Date:  3/1/2011
End Date:  5/16/2014

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Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
3/26/2014 12:00:00 PM General BMT was installed on 3/26/2014. The detection system consisted of one, 15' antenna installed in pass through configuration, spanning the majority of the wetted width during base flows. The antenna was operated by an Allflex RM310 reader board. Data from the antenna was stored on an Acumen DataBridge. A 6 VDC battery bank powered the detection system. The detection system was damaged on 5/16/2014 and could not be reinstalled prior to conclusion of the spawning season.
3/6/2013 3:39:00 PM General BMT was installed from 3/6/13 - 5/30/13

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