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Interrogation Site Metadata

UMT - Upper main stem Teanaway River

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
General Operational Period:
Start Date: 1/13/2012 2:30 PM
End Date: 11/17/2015 8:00 PM

This site is a permanent instream PIT tag detection system located at rkm 19.5 on the upper main stem Teanaway river, just above the North Fork Teanaway confluence, near Cle Elum, WA. The site consists of a two rows of antennas, with six 20-foot antennas installed in flat plate configuration. The two rows of antennas extend 15 ft beyond the wetted width of the channel during base flows. The antennas were built and installed by WDFW. The site is connected to a thermal electric generator to power the transceiver. Site was decommissioned November 2015.


Primary Contact:

Zack Mays

Data Steward:

Gabriel Temple


Coordinates: 47.254729, -120.895522  |  River Km: 539.284.020

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
2015 2/5/2015 12:00 AM 11/17/2015 8:00 PM High flows on November 17 damaged the site, all antennas losing connection. It is now decommissioned.
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 12/15/2014 12:00 AM Site down August 7-20. Site shut down for winter December 15.
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM Site down from September 23 - October 5. Antenna 16 down September 10.
2012 1/13/2012 2:30 PM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM One antenna down from April 25 - August 2.


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:  1/13/2012
End Date:  11/17/2015

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Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
11/17/2015 8:00:00 PM General At around 7:00 PM, antennas at UMT started to become disconnected or damaged due to excessive flows. By 8:00 PM, connections were lost to all antennas.
2/5/2015 3:30:00 PM General The site was turned back on at this time. Antenna 6 is showing high noise levels. The site will be attended to when water levels drop.
12/15/2014 12:30:00 PM General At this time, UMT will be shut off for the winter months. The site will be turned back on in February before migrating fish are expected to move.
8/20/2014 7:29:25 AM General Equipment malfunctions began occuring on 8-7 at this site. On 8-20, at 7:15, the multiplexor was set back up, re-tuned and should now be collecting data properly.
3/19/2014 12:00:00 PM General UMT has previously been installed annually from March to June. UMT was not installed in spring of 2014.
10/7/2013 7:20:22 AM General Power restored to site at 16:30 on 10-5-13. Antenna 6 (*16) lost power on 9-10 after 19:30 and is still out at this point.

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