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Interrogation Site Metadata

JUL - Potlatch River near Juliaetta

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
General Operational Period:
Start Date: 10/2/2008 12:00 AM
End Date: 5/21/2013 7:30 AM

The site is an Instream Floating Remote Detection System on the Potlatch River near Juliaetta. The site became operational 2-22-2013. The site is at rkm 14 on the Potlatch River, lat/long N 46 33 55.71, W 116 42 32.99 (Decimal Degrees 46.565475, -116.709164). It is roughly 50 meters downstream of where the flat panel array is. The site is made up of 1-8 antennas coded as ID: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08. The antennas stretch across a suspended cable with antenna 01 starting on river right and ending at antenna 08 on river left.


Primary Contact:

Jason Fortier

Data Steward:

Brian Knoth


Coordinates: 46.565323, -116.709318  |  River Km: 522.224.024.014

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 Site did not operate in 2014.
2013 2/22/2013 12:00 AM 5/21/2013 7:30 AM Site reinstalled February 22 as floating antenna array, approximately 50m downstream from original site.
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 3/26/2012 10:44 AM Site down due to high flows on March 26 and was not repaired or reinstalled during 2012.
2011 1/1/2011 12:00 AM 1/1/2012 12:00 AM An "epic run-off event" resulted in the loss of four of the six detectors on Jan. 16. Antennas #3 and #6 are still operational and communicating with the MUX. Site was down October 3-5 while it was reconfigured and reinstalled. It became operational on October 5 with a single array of four antennas.
2010 1/1/2010 12:00 AM 1/1/2011 12:00 AM
2009 1/1/2009 12:00 AM 1/1/2010 12:00 AM The site was inactive between March 31 and April 3 due to a loss of power. The site was without power between August 18 and September 4, and between December 9-16.
2008 10/2/2008 12:00 AM 1/1/2009 12:00 AM First year of operation.


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:  2/22/2013
End Date:  5/22/2013

Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date


Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
9/2/2014 10:12:29 AM SiteDown Array did not operate at any time this year.  Array site has been dismantled and will no longer be in operation until further notice.
3/10/2014 11:11:09 AM General Mounting system has been disabled due to high flows. Site will most likely not be reestablished for the remainder of Spring 2014.

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