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IR5 - Imnaha Weir Upstream Array

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 8/18/2016 12:00 AM

The site is located upstream of the Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) fish weir on the Imnaha River. There are eight antennas approximately 300-feet upstream of the weir. The antennas are driven by Biomark IS1001s and controlled by a Biomark IS1001-MC. The instream antennas are anchored to the streambed with a through-strut system. The equipment is powered by a Hybrid- TEG (model 5220 and 1kw solar). The readers are connected to the controller via Biomark Data-Over-Power (DOP) cabling. The MC is connected to a satellite modem for remote telemetry. The site is being remotely monitored by Biomark with automatic downloads (and PTAGIS submissions) every four hours. The power supply and remote telemetry are being shared by the three interrogation sites at the weir, IR5, IR5, and IML.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: IR5-2021-297-P-00C.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 10/24/2021 11:11 PM
Date Last File Opened: 10/24/2021 6:13 PM
Date Last File Closed: 10/24/2021 7:13 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.007793F66F
Last Observation Date: 10/22/2021 2:11 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations

Contacts

Primary Contact:

Kyle Meier
kyle.meier@merck.com
208-275-0011

Data Steward:

Joseph Feldhaus
joseph.feldhaus@odfw.oregon.gov
541-962-3724

Location

Coordinates: 45.193188, -116.868593  |  River Km: 522.308.084

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
2020 3/20/2020 12:00 AM 10/24/2020 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.
2019 3/27/2019 12:00 AM 11/22/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 11/27/2018 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 8/18/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM

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:  8/18/2016
End Date:  ----

Equipment History

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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
4/7/2021 11:35:00 AM SiteUp Site powered up for 2021. All antennas appeared to be working and tuned.
10/23/2020 10:42:00 AM SiteDown Shut the site down for the winter.
6/16/2020 8:20:00 AM General Satellite SIM Card swapped, site visit.
3/20/2020 11:50:00 AM SiteUp Turned on the master controller to operate IR5. Antennas A1-A4 are functional. Antennas A5-A8 are turned off and will remain off until May or June 2020 to conserve power. The site is running entirely on solar power.
11/22/2019 2:43:00 PM SiteDown We turned the Master Controller off on 11/22/2019. Anticipate turning the equipment back on in late March/early April 2020.
9/5/2019 3:50:00 PM General Antennas 5, 6, 7, and 8 were manually turned off for the season to save power. The antennas will be restarted in the spring.
5/14/2019 5:00:00 PM General Turned on antennas A5, A6, A7, and A8 at about 5:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Savings time. Adjusted solar panel to summer mode.
3/27/2019 4:45:31 PM SiteUp Replaced batteries. Site is currently running on solar power. Only the upstream row of antennas are operating. The bottom row of antennas were left off. Site was operating at about 13:30 pacific time. Updated firmware on the MC to Application v1.6.4.S19 and CBG Firmware v1.6.5.
3/18/2019 8:55:00 AM SiteDown The site lost power on 11/30/18. Site visit on 3/18/2019 confirmed that the site is without power.
11/27/2018 11:30:00 AM General Replaced the Satellite modem that uploads data for IR4/IR5/IML and re-established remote communication.
10/23/2018 1:00:00 PM General We have isolated the power problem at IR4/IR5, but the site is not able to produce enough power to run IR4 and IR5 concurrently with all of the antennas in operation. To help reduce power consumption, we installed a breaker that allowed us to turn off the downstream antenna nodes (A5, A6, A7, A8). These four antennas will remain off until March 2019.
10/12/2018 7:13:00 AM General Continued power supply problems resulting in this site not collecting any data from 10/12/18 7:13 a.m. until about 10/15/18 7:15 a.m. . We are actively working to fix the power supply.
10/10/2018 12:30:00 PM General The site is continuing to experience power problems with intermittent down time. IR5 was purposefully turned off from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in an effort to diagnose the power supply issues. Since IR4 and IR5 use the same power source, IR4 was turned off in an effort to keep IR5 operating by reducing power consumption. IR5 is now only running on solar power.
10/9/2018 1:30:00 PM General Site was down from about 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. to conduct voltage testing of the TEG and Solar panels. The voltage to the Master Controller has been inconsistent for the last week. Adjusted the solar panels from "summer mode" to winter mode.
7/28/2018 7:30:00 AM General Power outage from 7/28/18 @ 5:57 am until 7/30/18 @ 13:00.
6/26/2018 8:30:00 AM General The site was down sporadically from about out 8:30 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. to replace the master controller.
6/13/2018 1:10:00 PM SiteUp The master controller operating IR5 failed on 5/25/18 & replaced on 6/13/2018. No data was collected at this site from 5/25/18 at about 3:15 a.m. until 6/13/2018 at about 1:00 p .m.. The site was operational by 1:10 p.m. on 6/13/2018.
5/25/2018 3:30:00 AM SiteDown The master controller operating IR5 failed on 5/25/18. No data was collected at this site from 5/25/18 at about 3:15 a.m. until 6/13/2018 at about 1:00 p .m.. The site was operational by 1:10 p.m. on 6/13/2018.
4/24/2018 10:30:00 AM SiteUp The master controller (MC1) which was turned on 4/16/18 was still functioning when we visited the site. Replaced a breaker switch that controlled the solar panel. Updated firmware. Propane tank at 60%. The site was operational when we departed at about 1:00 p.m.
4/16/2018 10:00:00 AM General IR5 is on, but since satellite data plan was exceeded, remote monitoring is on hold until further notice. On 4/16/18, we replaced the solar charge controller. This did not solve the problem where the breaker switch for the solar panels keeps getting tripped. We were able to utilize the solar panels if the thermal electric generator (TEG) was turned off. Since the smolt releases from the acclimation facility are done for 2018, we turned off master controller 2 (MC2) which runs (IR4 and IML) and turned on MC1 (IR5). IR5 should be collecting data as of 4/16/18 at 12:30 p.m. IR5 is only running on solar power.
4/10/2018 8:09:00 AM SiteDown IR5 was turned off. A site visit on 4/10/18 revealed that the hybrid power system is tripping the breaker switch that controls power input from the solar panels. The thermal electric generator (TEG) is proving some power to charge the batteries. Without the solar panels, the site is not able to maintain adequate power to run all three sites simultaneously. Master controller 1, which runs IR5 was turned off to conserve power in the hopes that we could maintain some data collection from IR4 and IML to monitor the Chnook smolt releases.
4/8/2018 8:09:00 AM General Voltage problems at IR4, IR5 and IML continued to deteriorate. Sites are intermittently turning on and off.
4/3/2018 8:09:00 AM General Observed a voltage drop that began on 4/3/2018 that affected these three sites: IR4, IR5, IML. All three sites are run off the same power supply. The drop in voltage resulted in some antennas intermittently loosing power at all three sties.
2/21/2017 8:00:00 AM General The site is experiencing variable power outages that last from 30 min to 1 hour several times a day. We suspect the propane tank is empty and the solar panels are unable to fully charge the battery backup system. Will update the log entry when propane tanks are refilled.
10/3/2016 12:30:00 PM General Site visit to investigate a couple PIT tags that might have been stuck on the antenna. The equipment was in standby mode during our attempts to look for tags from about 12:00 p.m to 3:30 p.m.

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