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Interrogation Site Metadata

SA0 - Salmon Creek below OID Div.

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Colville Confederated Tribes
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 2/18/2016 12:00 AM

Salmon Creek enters the Okanogan River at RKM 41.3, in the town of Okanogan, WA. The SA0 site is located approximately 6.35 KM upstream from the confluence of the Okanogan River. The setup consists of a two rows of flat plate antennas. The upstream row has three antennas, the downstream row has two antennas. The site will use a Destron Fearing FS1001M transceiver. The site will be on grid power.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: SA0-2022-165-P-001.json
Date Last File Loaded: 6/22/2022 9:30 AM
Date Last File Opened: 6/14/2022 8:20 AM
Date Last File Closed: 6/21/2022 1:43 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D5526D2
Last Observation Date: 6/21/2022 1:43 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Data Steward:

Randy Johnson


Coordinates: 48.401726, -119.616082  |  River Km: 858.041.006

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 1/9/2019 12:00 AM 12/3/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 3/18/2018 12:00 AM 12/20/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2017 2/7/2017 12:00 AM 12/15/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 2/18/2016 12:00 AM 12/9/2016 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:  2/1/2016
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
10/21/2021 8:00:00 AM SiteUp

Data back online

10/7/2021 11:00:00 AM SiteDown

Data gap starts

5/3/2021 3:30:00 PM SiteUp Replaced faulty MUX
4/26/2021 10:13:00 PM SiteDown MUX malfunctioned causing data loss from 4/26 at 22:13 until 5/3 at 15:30.
10/17/2017 12:00:00 PM SiteUp Site activated because stream flow was restored.
7/12/2017 12:00:00 PM SiteDown Site shut down because stream was dry.
7/19/2016 11:30:00 AM General Download. Swap switchers to use at BPC. System off for 45min at 1215.
6/21/2016 7:30:00 AM General Noise and amp issues with antennas. Antennas mostly dry. Retune all antennas.
6/16/2016 8:15:00 AM General Download. Could not communicate remotely. Poor signal. Move modem antenna.
4/26/2016 10:00:00 AM General Install new larger extension cord. Trenched. System ok.
4/18/2016 10:30:00 AM General Download. System ok. Low noise except antenna 4 (93%). Ghost tag on antenna 4 causing possible noise. Unique mode set to 15min until ghost tag flushes.
4/11/2016 2:30:00 PM General Test tags responsive. System ok. Modem connected with signal and service.
4/11/2016 1:45:00 PM General Restart system following battery change. Test tags not responding.
4/11/2016 11:00:00 AM General High noise ~90% all antennas. Bank A ~9v, Bank B ~9v. Shut down system to replace batteries.
4/4/2016 10:00:00 AM General High noise ~90% all antennas. No test tags detected. Did not download. Modem off. Unsure of issue.
3/28/2016 8:30:00 AM General Download. High noise 60-85%. Fish screens running. Change grounding to reduce noise. MUX power cord to negative terminal inside box only reduced the noise.
3/21/2016 8:30:00 AM General Download. Noise low 8-15%. Connect null modem cable from modem to MUX.
3/17/2016 11:15:00 AM General Download. Hookup modem. Network found. Needs null modem cable.
3/14/2016 11:15:00 AM General Download. Noise 9-14%. System ok.
3/8/2016 11:15:00 AM General High noise (60-70%). Add ground stake and ground from MUX housing. Reset parameters.
3/7/2016 2:00:00 PM General Power off at outlet pole. Bank A 24.3v, Bank B 23.8v. Download MUX. Turn off system and ground MUX power cable (negative terminal). Reset parameters and retune. System running at 1445.
2/23/2016 11:15:00 AM General Continued high noise, needs grounding.
2/22/2016 1:00:00 PM General Switch antenna 1 coax. Amps from 2.2 to 5.1. Continued high noise.
2/18/2016 2:30:00 PM SiteUp Start system. Low current amps on antenna 1 with high noise.

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