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Interrogation Site Metadata

MTD - Mill Creek at The Dalles

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 4/22/2015 12:00 AM

Instream detection array approximately 2.5 km upstream of the mouth of Mill Creek and the confluence with the Columbia River. Consisting of a FS1001M multiplexing receiver, two antennas, on grid power and a battery backup. Antenna array consists of two antennas that span the normal high water mark and are secured to the substrate for pass-over detection. Site operates year round. Site is on private land.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: MTD-2022-111-P-INT.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 5/4/2022 4:31 PM
Date Last File Opened: 10/22/2021 7:03 AM
Date Last File Closed: 4/21/2022 10:56 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003E1AEC1B
Last Observation Date: 4/20/2022 1:02 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Jason Seals

Data Steward:

Derrek Faber


Coordinates: 45.595413, -121.204525  |  River Km: 304.003

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 1/14/2021 12:00 AM 12/10/2021 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2020 2/10/2020 12:00 AM 12/15/2020 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 11/23/2019 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 1/27/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2015 4/22/2015 12:00 AM 12/10/2015 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.


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:  4/22/2015
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
1/20/2022 12:40:00 PM GMC

Checked and downloaded Mill Creek array detections. Power is on at site. 

1/14/2021 8:55:00 AM SiteUp Transceiver powered on; site back up. Removed and replaced electrical conduit at site; identified a second place where old conduit was severed; buried new conduit deeper to protect from brushing equipment; replaced GFCI outlets at meter. Array operational.
12/24/2020 8:55:00 AM SiteDown Transceiver without power again; unknown cause.
12/15/2020 8:55:00 AM General Transceiver power restored; arrays operational
12/1/2020 8:55:00 AM General Transceiver without power; conduit cable from meter severed by brush cutting equipment since last download. Array last downloaded 4/2020; data since 4/2020 download lost due to extended power loss
2/10/2020 12:00:00 PM SiteUp Replaced batteries, site back up, both antennas working.
12/12/2019 3:00:00 PM SiteDown Unknown error on MUX. Probably an error thrown by degrading motherboard.
12/4/2019 8:30:00 AM SiteUp Resumed scanning, Electronics Enclosure locked.
11/23/2019 12:27:00 PM SiteDown Unknown person or persons were pushing buttons on MUX causing scanning to stop. Likely member of the public as Electronics Enclosure was found to be unlocked on 12/4.
10/16/2016 12:00:00 AM General High noise on both antennas, today only
10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM General Moderate noise on both antennas 10/8-10/10
5/3/2016 12:00:00 AM SiteUp System operational, both antennas working
5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM SiteDown System down
1/27/2016 12:00:00 AM SiteUp System operational, both antennas working
12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM SiteDown System down
11/12/2015 12:00:00 AM SiteUp System operational, both antennas working
6/11/2015 12:00:00 AM SiteDown System down
6/3/2015 12:00:00 AM General Antenna B2 operational
5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM SiteUp Antenna B2 operational, B1 still down
5/25/2015 12:00:00 AM SiteDown Both antennas down
5/3/2015 12:00:00 AM General Antenna B1 down
4/27/2015 12:00:00 AM General High noise, full system on 4/26 and 4/27

No Archived Event Logs