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Interrogation Site Metadata

PAT - Pattit Creek Instream Site

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 3/5/2017 12:00 AM

PAT is a permanent instream PIT tag interrogation site at RKM 1.3 on Pattit Creek a tributary to the Touchet River. The site consists of two rows of one antenna each, each row spans the wetted width of the channel during base flows. The upstream row consists of 1 20-foot PVC antenna , and the lower or downstream row consists of 1 20-foot PVC antenna in flat-plate configuration. Each antenna is powered by a Biomark IS1001 (ACN) and the ACNs are connected to a QST QuBE ACN controller. The antennas were built and installed by WDFW. The electrical power at the site is provided by Columbia County Public Works Department with a 110 electrical outlet located inside the shop. A cellular modem is installed on site to provide remote communication and allow for automated data collection.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: PAT-2022-176-P-00E.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 6/25/2022 9:10 PM
Date Last File Opened: 6/25/2022 3:12 PM
Date Last File Closed: 6/25/2022 7:12 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.00779DD48B
Last Observation Date: 6/25/2022 7:02 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Lance Ross

Data Steward:

Todd Miller


Coordinates: 46.327536, -117.974028  |  River Km: 509.035.101.001

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 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 7/16/2020 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 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 file open and close dates.
2017 3/5/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on file open and close dates.
2016 No data received.


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:  11/17/2016
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date


Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
12/16/2021 9:00:00 AM SiteUp

Site started for the season.

6/18/2021 11:00:00 AM SiteDown

Site turned off for the summer.

7/15/2020 10:00:00 AM General Turned site off for the summer due to no flow in stream
3/6/2020 12:00:00 PM SiteUp Site is back in operation.
2/21/2020 1:00:00 PM SiteDown Site turned off as both antennas had been ripped out due to the flood.
2/7/2020 7:12:00 AM SiteDown Site down due to flood waters.
12/4/2019 10:00:00 AM SiteUp Site is back up and running.
11/26/2019 9:00:00 AM SiteDown Site is down. Switcher problems.
10/28/2019 9:00:00 AM SiteUp Site restarted for the season.
7/9/2019 10:00:00 AM SiteDown Site is off for the summer due to no flow in the stream. It will be back on when the stream has water in it sometime in the late fall.
12/19/2018 10:00:00 AM General Changed from site from a QST Qube to a Master controller
6/6/2018 9:44:00 AM General On 6-06-18 PAT was upgraded with WDFW constructed HDPE 20' antennas. Existing pods were removed and the IS1001 boards were relocated to an on shore box with 40' coax to antennas.
6/20/2017 1:19:21 PM General • Patit Creek Antenna (PAT) – 27 December. Looked at PAT with Kyle from Biomark, he made some Qube adjustments that required a hard reset on 1st part of February. June 19th any repairs needed are ongoing and should be completed this summer.

No Archived Event Logs