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Interrogation Site Metadata

MTR - Middle Tucannon River

Status:   Active - Non-Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 9/23/2011 12:00 AM

The Middle Tucannon River site is located about 250 feet above the River Ranch Ln bridge on the Tucannon River, at River Kilometer 19.5. The site consists of six flat plate antennas (three rows of two antennas each) and powered from direct power on the grid.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: MTR-2022-127-P-00M.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 5/9/2022 9:02 AM
Date Last File Opened: 5/7/2022 5:49 PM
Date Last File Closed: 5/7/2022 6:05 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.0077A6C7AC
Last Observation Date: 5/7/2022 6:05 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Lance Ross

Data Steward:

Todd Miller


Coordinates: 46.505239, -118.016274  |  River Km: 522.100.019

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 1/1/2021 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 file open and close dates.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file open and close dates.
2015 9/1/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file open and close dates.
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 7/16/2014 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file open and close dates. File gap January 18 - March 5.
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM Antennas 3-6 were washed away during high water event at the end of March.
2011 9/23/2011 12:00 AM 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:  10/8/2015
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
5/9/2022 12:00:00 AM SiteDown

All antennas down due to high flows

8/31/2021 9:00:00 AM General

Had intermittent power issues during the month of August.

8/6/2020 1:23:00 PM General Replaced all 4 Biomark antennas with WDFW antennas.
2/7/2020 7:00:00 AM SiteDown Antennas 3 and 4 are down due to flood waters. Antennas 1 and 2 are working.
8/26/2019 10:00:00 AM SiteUp Power issue solved and site is back up and running
7/26/2019 8:00:00 AM SiteDown Site lost power due to landowner installing a new irrigation pump.
7/6/2019 4:00:00 AM General Cell modem lost signal
6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM General Antenna 4 is now working
6/18/2019 9:00:00 AM General Antenna 3 is now working
4/9/2019 7:13:00 AM General Antennas 3 and 4 are down due to high flows
12/12/2018 11:00:00 AM SiteDown Power was off to site from 11/8/18 to 12/12/18
6/20/2017 1:19:21 PM General • Middle Tucannon River (MTR) – Site visit January 3th. Replaced 2 batteries. 02/02/2017 replaced the other 2 batteries. February 20th continued flood like river discharge has damaged or destroyed most of the site making any repair problematic at this time. June 19th repairs are ongoing and should be completed this summer.
10/15/2015 4:55:02 PM General Updated site configuration to change the transceiver and antenna IDs. The Mux transceiver was replaced with a QST Qube transceiver on October 8, which required changing the antenna IDs and transceiver ID.

Archived Event Logs