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Interrogation Site Metadata

MJ1 - Middle Fork John Day Array

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 11/6/2013 12:00 AM

The Middle Fork John Day Array, owned and operated by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, is installed on the Middle Fork John Day River, near the current confluence with Mosquito Creek on Malheur National Forest Service Land. The array is powered by solar power. The site is operated year round, except when environmental conditions preclude sufficient charging to power system. The system runs six antennas (two arrays with three antennas each) at all times, except when low flows or ice preclude water flow over some antennas. Except at extremely high flows, the entire river bed is monitored by the antenna arrays. It is downloaded manually.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: MJ1-2021-355-P-MJ1.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 6/9/2022 12:10 PM
Date Last File Opened: 12/20/2021 11:00 PM
Date Last File Closed: 6/8/2022 11:00 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D5C8576
Last Observation Date: 6/4/2022 12:52 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations

Contacts

Data Steward:

Derrek Faber
Derrek.M.FABER@odfw.oregon.gov
541-296-8026

Location

Coordinates: 44.741933, -118.851057  |  River Km: 351.298.052.068

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
2021 1/1/2021 12:00 AM 10/29/2021 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2020 7/17/2020 12:00 AM 12/23/2020 12:00 AM Based on timer tags, site down July 17 - October 8.
2019 3/10/2019 12:00 AM 12/24/2019 12:00 AM Based on timer tags, site down April 11 - November 16.
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 11/20/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2017 2/28/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 12/2/2016 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 Site down February 6-11. Antenna 4 down July 15-August 6. Antenna 2 down for unknown time period, but fixed on August 6.
2013 11/6/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM First year of operations.

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:  12/23/2020
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

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
12/21/2021 12:00:00 PM General

Site in good working order. Antennas F4 and F2 not detecting test tags.

12/13/2021 10:00:00 AM General

Site in good working order. Antenna F4 has not been replaced and F2 not detecting test tags.

12/8/2021 10:00:00 AM General

Site in good working order. Antennas F4 and F2 not detecting test tags.

11/29/2021 11:00:00 AM General

Site in good working order. Antennas F4 and F2 not detecting test tags.

11/18/2021 9:00:00 AM General

Site in good working order. Removed antenna F4 to troubleshoot.

10/28/2021 9:00:00 AM General

Site in good working order. Antenna F4 not detecting test tag. 

10/13/2021 10:00:00 AM General

Site in good working order. Antenna F4 not detecting test tag. High noise on antennas F1, F2, and F6

9/30/2021 11:00:00 AM General

Site in good working order. Antenna F4 not reading test tags.

9/21/2021 1:35:00 PM GMC

Site in good working order. Antenna F4 is not reading test tags.

6/17/2021 12:00:00 PM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
6/13/2021 1:30:00 PM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
6/7/2021 12:30:00 PM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
5/18/2021 10:30:00 AM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
5/6/2021 11:30:00 AM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
4/22/2021 11:30:00 AM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
4/14/2021 8:30:00 AM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
4/2/2021 12:00:00 PM General
Site in good working order. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual tags. 
3/22/2021 2:00:00 PM SiteUp
Transceiver was not scanning for tags upon arrival. Potentially due to power issues during cold conditions or transceiver may have been left in standby mode on 3/1/2021 site visit. No tag detections from 3/1/2021 - 3/22/2021
3/1/2021 12:00:00 AM General
Possible that 2 antennas were not fully functional; otherwise site in good order. 
2/2/2021 12:00:00 PM SiteUp
Transceiver was likely left in standby prior to departure during site visit on 1/27; no data was logged from 1/27 - 2/2. Reset transceiver, erased memory, and ensured transceiver was left in scan mode. Test tag read range approx. 12" on antennas F1,F2,F3,F5,F6; test tag did not detected by F4. 
1/27/2021 12:00:00 PM SiteDown
Downloaded data from 12/3/2020 - 01/23/2021. Data was not erased from the buffer memory on previous site visit, so download file contains same data from previous site visit on 12/23/2020. Gaps in data starting on 1/20/2021; could be attributed to depleted batteries due to winter weather conditions. Voltage was good (26.8 V) upon arrival, but transceiver was not scanning for tags. Ensured virtual tags were getting logged to memory buffer prior to departure. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual and actual tags. 
12/13/2020 2:15:00 PM General Downloaded data from 12/3/2020 - 12/23/2020.
12/3/2020 4:30:00 PM General Downloaded data from 11/17/2020 - 12/3/2020.
11/17/2020 10:30:00 AM General Downloaded data from 10/28/2020 - 11/17/2020.
10/28/2020 1:00:00 PM General Downloaded data from 10/8/2020 - 10/28/2020. No data from 9/20/2020 - 10/8/2020, likely due to data overwriting after buffer memory became full. Antenna F4 only sporadically detecting virtual and actual tags.

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