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Interrogation Site Metadata

SW1 - Lower Selway River Array

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Nez Perce Tribe
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 12/19/2016 12:00 AM

The lower Selway PIT tag array is located 5 rkm upstream of the mouth of the Selway River in the upper Clearwater Basin Idaho. The array spans the entire river, high water mark to high water mark. The site consists of a pair of Biomark IS1001-Master Controllers, 19-IS1001 readers, eighteen 20 ft antennas and one 10 ft antenna. The antennas are arranged in single 370 ft array. IS1001-MC A0 controls antennas 01-0A (from left-bank) and IS1001-MC BO controls antennas 01-09 (from middle of channel to right bank). Site has AC power with Biomark PLC battery switcher, satellite communication and Campbell Scientific CS451 and 109 environmental probes.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: SW1-2022-176-P-00G.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 6/25/2022 5:50 PM
Date Last File Opened: 6/25/2022 12:54 PM
Date Last File Closed: 6/25/2022 3:54 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003DEA24E5
Last Observation Date: 6/25/2022 2:35 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Data Steward:

Jason Vogel


Coordinates: 46.110318, -115.565886  |  River Km: 522.

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 1/31/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 12/19/2016 12:00 AM 12/24/2016 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:  11/1/2016
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
9/22/2021 12:00:00 AM GMC

SW1 is operating continuously without disruption through November 2, 2021.

7/8/2020 2:06:00 PM General Selway 1 (SW1) Updated firmware to v1.7.1. in July 8, 2020. SW1 running continously through September 21, although power outages in the area created a 16 hours of downtime on September 9, 2020.
6/9/2020 6:28:00 AM General Satellite SIM Card Swap and site maintenance.
1/27/2020 8:58:00 AM General SW1 site batteries were replaced with four new 115A batteries on January 27, 2020 as site voltage had dropped to 18.0 V on January 19, 2020 affecting antenna current on both A0 and B0 readers. SW1 is operating without disruption and running continuously again.
10/9/2018 7:10:00 AM General Selway River Array (SW1) IS1001 reader node on antenna A9 (Master Controller A0) was replaced. Also, antenna cables were re-armored and re-buried throughout the entire array on October 9, 2018. SW1 is operating continuously without disruption through October 21, 2018.
8/14/2017 2:07:00 PM General Antennas 16-19 (B0: 6-9) were put in standby due to the antennas being dry. The antennas will be put back in the scanning sequence as water level increases.
4/4/2017 2:00:00 PM SiteUp Bypassed both Acopians at the site. Both MC's are now operational.
3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM SiteUp Removed PLC battery switcher and installed AC-DC power supply. MC B0 is currently operational. Will return to get A0 up and running.
1/6/2017 7:36:02 AM General The lower Selway River array became operational on 12-19-16.

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