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Interrogation Site Metadata

CHM - Chumstick Creek

Status:   Active - Non-Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 2/28/2011 3:43 PM

This site is a permanent instream PIT tag detection system located at rkm 0.4 on Chumstick Creek (Wenatchee River Basin), located just above the North Road Bridge, near Leavenworth, WA. The site consists of three 8-foot antennas in series, each installed in a flat plate configuration. Each antenna spans the wetted width of the channel during base flows. The antennas were built and installed by WDFW. The site is connected to grid power to maintain charge of the battery bank powering the transceiver.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: CHM-2022-142-P-00B.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 5/24/2022 4:30 AM
Date Last File Opened: 5/22/2022 6:21 AM
Date Last File Closed: 5/24/2022 2:21 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D65653A
Last Observation Date: 5/19/2022 5:04 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Matthew Stilwater

Data Steward:

Jay Deason
509-664-3148 x22


Coordinates: 47.604850, -120.648606  |  River Km: 754.037.000

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 11/2/2021 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 timer tags.
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
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 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM No reported interruptions in operations.
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM Site experienced multiple outages in February and early March due to electrical system failures. All system components repaired or replaced on site fully functional on March 9.
2011 2/28/2011 3:43 PM 1/1/2012 12:00 AM First year of operations.


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:  2/28/2011
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
11/1/2021 12:00:00 PM SiteDown

Site has a power supply issue somewhere between PUD residence panel box and bridge outlet. Site is off.

9/30/2021 12:00:00 AM SiteDown

Site lost power from 9/30/21 to 10/11/21. Breaker in adjacent house was tripped. Reset breaker.

Site lost power from 10/17-10/21. Charger was errored out. Reset charger restored power.

2/20/2019 3:39:43 PM General On 2/19/19 the interrogation site received a new modem and was brought back online.
2/12/2019 10:08:19 AM General Site operated without interruption in 2018. Around August 25 the modem antenna was stolen. Was manually uploaded thereafter. The site will receive a new 4g modem and a bioprobe board in 2019.
12/31/2016 9:35:00 AM General CHM operated without interruption in 2016
6/29/2015 1:27:09 PM General No reported interruptions in operations for 2014 and 2015 up until 6/29/2015.
12/31/2013 12:00:00 PM General CHM operated without interruption in 2013

Archived Event Logs