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Interrogation Site Metadata

SW2 - Upper Selway River Array

Status:   Active - Operations Unspecified
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Nez Perce Tribe
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 9/11/2017 12:00 AM

Site consists of a pair of Biomark IS1001-Master Controllers, 18-IS1001 readers, sixten 20 ft antennas and two 10 ft antennas. The antennas are arranged in single 340 ft array. IS1001-MC A0 controls antennas 01-09 (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: SW2-2022-141-P-00A.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 6/23/2022 9:51 AM
Date Last File Opened: 5/21/2022 1:28 PM
Date Last File Closed: 5/27/2022 9:21 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3D6.1D59806D48
Last Observation Date: 6/4/2022 11:17 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Data Steward:

Jason Vogel


Coordinates: 46.085934, -115.515533  |  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 1/15/2020 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 11/28/2019 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 9/11/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 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:  9/11/2017
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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

SW2 battery bank A 35A fuse failed and melted resulting in a loss of data12 hrs per day for 2 days.  Fuse was replaced Septermber 24, 2021.  SW2 has since operated continuously without disruption through November 2, 2021.

6/8/2021 9:07:35 AM General Master Controller B0's ID changed to 01 resulting in several rejected interrogation files. I changed the ID back to B0 and repaired and re-submitted the rejected files.
8/18/2020 2:34:00 PM General Upper Selway PIT array (SW2) antenna node 02 and 04 on the Master Controller B0 string was replaced. Updated firmware to v1.7.1. SW2 is operating continuously although, power outages in the area created 16 hours of downtime on September 9, 2020.
6/9/2020 6:28:00 AM General Satellite SIM Card Swap and site maintenance. Batteries weak, LVD installed. Site Functional.
1/16/2020 8:58:00 AM General SW2 antenna IS1000 readers (nodes) were replaced on antennas B2- B9. Antennas A1-A4 are not functioning. Additional nodes are needed to resurrect the full component of A0 antennas.
10/9/2018 11:02:00 AM General Previous PIT on October 9, 2018 event stated that SW2 B0 reader can-bus cable was replaced. When in fact can-bus cable for SW2 A0 reader was replaced and not SW2 B0.
10/9/2018 7:10:00 AM General Selway River Array (SW2) 600 ft. CAN-Bus cable was replaced for the B0 array on October 9, 2018. The cable actually failed on May 18, 2018 effectively knocking out all antennas on B0. SW2 in now running continuously without disruption through October 21, 2018.
9/17/2017 11:00:00 AM General Breaker on B0 tripped on 9/17/17 around 11:10 AM. Reset on 9/26/17 at 3:32 PM.
9/11/2017 4:20:00 PM General First day of continuous operation was on Sept. 11, 2017.

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