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Interrogation Site Metadata

MCL - Lower Mission Creek Instream

Status:   Active - Operations Unspecified
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 10/4/2011 4:53 PM

This site is a permanent instream PIT tag detection system located at rkm 0.7 on Mission Creek (Wenatchee River Basin), near Cashmere, WA. The site consists of three rows of antennas (5 total antennas), installed in flat plate configuration. Each row of 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 charge the battery bank powering the transceiver.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: MCL-2023-148-P-006.json
Date Last File Loaded: 5/29/2023 3:40 AM
Date Last File Opened: 5/28/2023 9:43 PM
Date Last File Closed: 5/29/2023 12:43 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003DA28DC2
Last Observation Date: 5/25/2023 12:04 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Matthew Stilwater


Coordinates: 47.518179, -120.472629  |  River Km: 754.017.001

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
2022 1/1/2022 12:00 AM 5/5/2022 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
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 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
2011 10/4/2011 4:53 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:  10/4/2011
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
7/14/2022 2:36:00 PM General

Antenna 1 broke on 5-4-22.

10/28/2021 12:00:00 AM General

Antenna 3 was plugged back in it was unplugged on10/24/21.

6/22/2020 9:51:00 AM General Site was experiencing extreme noise from 6-16-20 to 6-22-20. Array was not detecting tags during this period. Noise was troubleshot and fixed on 6-22-20.
7/6/2017 1:00:00 PM General At interrogation site MCL on 7/6/2017 at approximately 1:00 PM, temperature probe was reinstalled.
12/31/2015 3:20:00 PM General Site operated without interruption in 2015.
12/31/2014 3:20:00 PM General Site operated without interruption in 2014.
12/31/2013 8:00:00 AM General MCL operated without interruption in 2013

Archived Event Logs