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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 availablehere. 

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.

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