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Interrogation Site Metadata

BPC - Bonaparte Creek Instream Array

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Colville Confederated Tribes
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 1/17/2013 12:00 AM

BPC is a permanent PIT Tag Interrogation System on Bonaparte Creek. Bonaparte Creek enters the Okanogan River at RKM 91.2, within the city of Tonasket, WA. The BPC site is located 0.08 km from the confluence with the Okanogan River. The site is on grid power and has remote communication abilities.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: BPC-2022-176-P-00D.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 6/25/2022 6:00 PM
Date Last File Opened: 6/25/2022 12:24 PM
Date Last File Closed: 6/25/2022 4:24 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D556B54
Last Observation Date: 6/21/2022 1:06 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Data Steward:

Randy Johnson


Coordinates: 48.704819, -119.445464  |  River Km: 858.092.001

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
2021 1/1/2021 12:00 AM 1/1/2022 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2020 1/1/2020 12:00 AM 1/1/2021 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.
2019 1/1/2019 12:00 AM 12/31/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 1/1/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on first/last timer tag detections.
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on first/last timer tag detections.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM
2015 1/1/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 1/1/2015 12:00 AM
2013 1/17/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM System down from September 9 - Novemeber 19. Antennas reinstalled in pass over configuration on November 19.


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:  1/17/2013
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

Select a type to view the history of equipment installed at this site. A missing End Date implies the information about the equipment is current.

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date


Event Log Summary

This displays the last 25 events, to see the full history, log in to the Dashboard and go to Interrogation Site > Event Logs.

Event Date Event Type Comments
7/8/2020 10:46:00 AM SiteUp Antenna 1 back online, replaced pod.
7/5/2020 1:46:00 PM SiteDown Antenna 1 lost current
8/28/2019 12:30:00 PM SiteUp Site power back online. Upgraded from a MUX to an IS-1001 MTS-MC and installed 3 new IS-1001 reader boards. Removed old PVC antennas, drove new anchors and replaced with 3 new 10' HDPE antennas in pass-over orientation. Swapped out old 12V batteries for new ones and replaced battery switcher.
6/24/2019 10:30:00 AM SiteDown Site was taken offline temporarily. Power to the building where the site is plugged into was shut off to perform building maintenance. Estimated time for power and reinstall is 2-3 weeks.
8/10/2016 10:30:00 AM SiteUp Add new switcher and reset MUX and retune antennas. System operational.
8/4/2016 8:00:00 AM SiteDown Switcher issues continue. System off until new switcher is availble.
8/3/2016 8:45:00 AM SiteDown Redo entire jobox. System download and off at 900. Switcher not funtioning. System off.
7/20/2016 12:00:00 PM General Check volts on battery banks and PS100 before and after switching. Possible bad battery.
6/19/2016 2:15:00 PM SiteUp System on. Swap in new switcher. PS100 battery low. Needs replaced or recharged.
6/19/2016 7:15:00 AM SiteUp System on. Switcher only working on one side. Needs replaced.
6/18/2016 9:00:00 AM SiteDown System off. Low volts from switcher and PS100
6/13/2016 9:00:00 AM General Change coin cell in MUX and reset parameters
5/11/2016 10:00:00 AM General Unknown increased noise levels
11/9/2015 12:30:00 PM General Move antenna 1, 7m downstream due to undercutting at current location
8/10/2015 12:15:00 PM General High noise antenna 3. Retune and secure rocks around antenna 3.
5/11/2015 12:00:00 PM General Retune antennas. High noise issues. Low water and antennas exposed.
7/31/2014 11:00:00 AM General Tune all antennas and check modem.  
6/18/2014 9:00:00 AM General Install security camera and signs at site.  
6/2/2014 1:00:00 PM General Reset MUX.  Date/time off.  Battery banks ~26v/25v.
5/5/2014 11:00:00 AM General Tune all antennas and secure cabling.  
5/3/2014 11:00:00 AM General Plug in antenna 1, no current since 5/2/14 afternoon due to being unplugged.  Antennas need to be tuned.  
12/19/2013 1:00:00 PM General Reinstall VM/ air temp wiring-was not transmitting. Fixed
12/6/2013 11:00:00 AM General New switcher installed
12/2/2013 12:00:00 PM General Install high gain antenna and antenna amp. Switcher issue.
11/19/2013 1:00:00 PM General System reinstalled. Reset and running. No remote communication.

Archived Event Logs