Clark GPS Satellite Communications Based Animal Tracking SystemNorthwest Watershed Management Research : CLARK ATS PLUS
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CLARK ATS PLUS
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Important Notification

This is not a commercial website nor does the USDA or the site author construct animal tracking systems for sale.

The purpose of this website is only to provide information regarding the processes used and materials needed to construct the Clark GPS/Satellite Communications-Based Animal Tracking System (Clark ATS+).  There are no warranties, expressed or implied, for use of this information.

Detailed instructions for constructing the Clark ATS+ are available here. 

A bill of materials list for constructing the Clark ATS+ is available here.

Example collar configuration file (check.txt) is available here.

Example collar configuration file (config.txt) is available here.

Fig. 1 Clark ATS+ GPS/satellite communication-based animal tracking collars

Fig. 2 Example of Short-Burst Data attachment received by via email.

USDA Disclaimer

Mention of a proprietary product does not constitute a guarantee or warranty of the product by USDA and does not imply its approval to the exclusion of other products that may also be suitable.


Last Modified: 3/9/2012
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