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Interrogation Site Metadata

WWB - Walla Walla River Barge Array

Status:   Active - Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Confed. Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reser.
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 4/11/2019 12:00 AM

The site consists of two 50 ft wide floating barges with twelve 6 ft verticle fins. Each pair of fins act as a single antenna, detection for each antenna is the full length of the fin (6 ft) and 3 ft fore and aft of each fin. Barge will be held in place by single 250lb Danforth anchor. Electronics are powered by battery and solar, cellular modems are used for remote access. Site was initially configured with transceiver and antenna IDs opposite to PTAGIS convention, but was corrected on May 16, 2019.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: WWB-2022-176-P-00H.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 6/25/2022 6:21 PM
Date Last File Opened: 6/25/2022 1:15 PM
Date Last File Closed: 6/25/2022 4:38 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3D9.1C2DBC4035
Last Observation Date: 6/17/2022 5:22 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Brett Turley

Data Steward:

Travis Olsen


Coordinates: 46.064260, -118.859915  |  River Km: 509.005

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 1/3/2021 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 4/11/2019 12:00 AM 12/31/2019 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:  5/16/2019
End Date:  ----

Site Configuration Diagrams:

Equipment History

Select a type to view the history of equipment installed at this site. A missing End Date implies the information about the equipment is current.

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date


Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
2/28/2020 12:30:00 PM SiteUp Upstream barge was re-deployed on 2/28 at about 12:30 pm. Downstream barge is still down.
2/18/2020 9:24:51 AM SiteDown I turned off data load notifications until the barges are returned to service.
2/10/2020 11:00:00 AM SiteDown Both barges were washed downstream during flooding and are currently off line. No time table is set right now for their return to service.

No Archived Event Logs