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Interrogation Site Metadata

OKV - Vasuex Creek, BC, Canada

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Okanagan Nation Alliance
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 3/24/2018 12:00 AM

Vaseux Creek PIT Array located 200m upriver from mouth of Vaseux Creek with the Okanogan River. It consists of two arrays, upstream and downstream. Upstream array consists of 3 flat plate antennas and downstream is 2 flat plate antennas. The site is powered via Biomarks Master Controller and the IS1001 transceiver. Operation is under the Okanagan Nation Alliance and Joe Enns.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: OKV-2022-111-P-001.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 5/19/2022 8:50 AM
Date Last File Opened: 4/21/2022 4:17 PM
Date Last File Closed: 5/17/2022 1:46 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.0077CEC6B8
Last Observation Date: 5/14/2022 11:06 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Data Steward:

Skyeler Folks
250-707-0095 x302


Coordinates: 49.244904, -119.528391  |  River Km: 858.163.001

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
2021 4/14/2021 12:00 AM 1/1/2022 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2020 1/1/2020 12:00 AM 9/13/2020 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.
2019 5/6/2019 12:00 AM 12/31/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 3/24/2018 12:00 AM 8/31/2018 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:  3/23/2018
End Date:  ----

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
7/14/2021 3:46:00 PM GMC

Site visit to download data.

Creek currently has no flow in this section. Both antennas are bare and exposed (no water near), no pools of trapped fish. 

Will check weekly throughout remainder of hot season. 

6/28/2021 11:00:00 AM General

Checked site and downloaded data.

Low Flows, exposed antenna

5/31/2021 3:29:39 PM General Site Running, Downloaded Tag Data, Moderate Flow, Minimal Debris.
5/19/2021 1:53:00 PM General Site Running, Uploaded Data,
5/6/2019 11:30:00 AM SiteUp Plugged in site and powered up.
12/10/2018 9:05:00 AM General Replaced node 2, replaced some electrical cables, tuned all nodes. All nodes functional, system good but powered down for winter due to low water.
7/11/2018 3:15:00 PM SiteDown System down
6/12/2018 3:15:00 PM General Only 1 antenna working when we arrived on site. Got second one going. 2 of 5 antennas operational at this time.
3/22/2018 3:15:00 PM SiteUp System Installed.

No Archived Event Logs