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Interrogation Site Metadata

TPJ - Tucannon at Panjab Creek

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 4/23/2019 12:00 AM

TPJ is a permanent instream PIT tag interrogation site at RKM 74.5 on the Tucannon River and Panjab Creek. The site consists of two rows of antennas spanning the wetted width of the Tucannon River and a single antenna in Panjab Creek. The upstream row consists of two 20-foot PVC antennas above the mouth of Panjab Creek, installed in a flat-plate configuration and the lower or downstream row consists of two 20-foot antenna below the mouth of Panjab Creek, there is a single 20-foot antenna in Panjab Creek approximately 20 feet upstream from the mouth. Each antenna is powered by an IS1001-MC. The antennas were built and installed by WDFW. A thermo-electric propane generator which runs off a 300-gallon propane tank provide the electrical power at the site.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: TPJ-2022-126-P-001.json
Date Last File Loaded: 6/10/2022 9:21 AM
Date Last File Opened: 5/6/2022 11:27 AM
Date Last File Closed: 5/31/2022 9:27 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D32DB95
Last Observation Date: 5/29/2022 6:53 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Lance Ross

Data Steward:

Todd Miller


Coordinates: 46.204596, -117.706176  |  River Km: 522.100.078

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 12/1/2021 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2020 1/1/2020 12:00 AM 12/4/2020 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.
2019 4/23/2019 12:00 AM 12/30/2019 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:  9/10/2018
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
10/2/2020 10:00:00 AM SiteUp Site re-installed and running after the 2020 flood.
5/7/2020 1:00:00 PM SiteDown Turned site off, road still not fixed, can't get propane to site
3/4/2020 12:00:00 PM General Antenna #1 has been reconnected and is operational.
1/15/2019 11:47:00 AM General Thermo electric generator issues fixed, site running normally.
1/14/2019 11:47:00 AM General Site was running intermittently from September due to issues with the thermo electric generator.
9/11/2018 11:47:00 AM SiteUp Site started.

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